[sdiy] Does anybody have an opinion on Siglent scopes ?

Ashlyn Black ashlyn at ashlynblack.com
Fri Mar 1 13:13:09 CET 2024


Conversely I also have the SDS1104X-E (with 1204X-E firmware) and I 
adore it.

The only things I'm missing are a HDMI output and scrolling outside the 
initial display area of captured data.

- Ashlyn

On 1/3/24 09:59, Tom Wiltshire wrote:
> I've got one, and I don't like it. I've got the SDS1104X-E.
>
> I bought it in a hurry because my previous Owon scope died and I was 
> in the middle of a project. My complaints are:
>
> 1) It has a noisy fan which is tiring to have to listen to, and the 
> last thing I need when I'm trying to work on audio tech.
> 2) The interface is terrible. Whereas the Owon had one or two quirks, 
> but was generally easy to navigate, this thing is hard to use. The 
> software has bugs. Thus far, I've only found harmless ones, like 
> values that aren't updated correctly on the display until you go to a 
> different page and then go back.
> 3) No instructions to speak of. Which would be fine if it wasn't for (2)
>
> It all speaks to me of a product that was not well-thought out and was 
> rushed out of the door. It's a great shame because in terms of 
> specs/price ratio, it's a good buy. But the Owon was much better in 
> every way except bandwidth and number of channels.
>
> Tom
>
>
>> On 29 Feb 2024, at 23:30, Mike Bryant <mbryant at futurehorizons.com> wrote:
>>
>> I quite like the look of their new range
>>
>> https://telonic.co.uk/product-category/test-measurement/digital-oscilloscopes/siglent-sds800x-hd-series-12-bit-high-resolution-oscilloscopes/
>>
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