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

+2 votes
by RoyC
May 08, 2019

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

by dcmack
May 10, 2019

Answer by mjavala


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!

+1 vote
by mjavala
May 07, 2019

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