oscilloscope operation

sorry if im in the wrong place to ask. have a tektronix 465B scope. need to know how to set up to test current draw over time (48 hr) of a regular house hold refrigerator. thanks 3donmack@gmail.com

by dcmack
April 14, 2019
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Answer by RoyC

I just saw your question. The Tek 465B is a nice scope but not what you need for the task. Here's a $15.00 solution that should be as easy as plugging it in to the wall outlet and plugging the refrig into it. It will record power consumption. https://www.amazon.com/Century-Energy-Voltage-Electricity-Monitor/dp/B06XH73LJB/ref=pd_lpo_vtph_469_lp_t_3?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=PZX4MHE68B35FSN5PW3F. Good Luck

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by RoyC
May 08, 2019

thanks, not sure if it record history over 24 hour.

by dcmack
May 10, 2019
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Answer by mjavala

Hey!

Check Out these links, they may help ~

https://www.parkedinparadise.com/device-calculations/ https://homeguides.sfgate.com/check-amperage-refrigerator-44156.html https://www.oscilloscopesource.com/

Best of luck, if you have any questions after reading those and checking the specs on the tool, let me know!

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by mjavala
May 07, 2019
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