How to Use Oscilloscope Mean, RMS, and Area Measurements (Part 6)

Nov. 4, 2021
This video describes the kinds of measurements that are often used to characterize analog signals and power waveforms.

This video is part of an Article Series: XYZs of Oscilloscopes.

Some measurements, like “peak to peak amplitude” are pretty straightforward. But when should you use “mean” and when should you use “RMS”? What exactly is RMS, and what’s the difference between “RMS” and “Cycle RMS”. We’ll describe the kinds of measurements that are often used to characterize analog signals and power waveforms.

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