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Analog Discovery Analog Discovery 2 Digital Discovery Electronics Explorer Board OpenScope
Price \$259 \$279 \$199 \$399 \$89
WaveForms Compatibility Mac, Windows, Linux, and WaveForms 2015 or Windows with WaveForms Legacy Mac, Windows, Linux, and WaveForms 2015 or Windows with WaveForms Legacy Mac, Windows, Linux with WaveForms 2015 Mac, Windows, Linux with WaveForms 2015 Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Edge Browsers with WaveForms Live
Capabilities
Oscilloscope 2 channel, 14 bit, 100MS/s, 5MHz Bandwidth, +-25V differential 2 channel, 14 bit, 100MS/s, 30MHz+ bandwidth, +-25V differential NA 4 channel, 10 bit, 40MS/s, 100MHz, +-20V 2 channel, 12 bit, 6.25MS/s, 2MHz, +-20V
Waveform Generator 2 channel, 14 bit, 100MS/s, 5MHz Bandwidth, +-5V differential 2 channel, 14 bit, 100MS/s, 12MHz+ bandwidth, +-5V differential NA 2 channel, 14 bit, 40MS/s, 20MHz, +-10V 1 channel, 10 bit, 10MS/s, 1MHz+ bandwidth, +-3V
Network Analyzer 1Hz to 10MHz, Bode, Nyquist, and Nichols plots 1Hz to 10MHz, Bode, Nyquist, and Nichols plots NA 1mHz to 4MHz, Bode, Nyquist, and Nichols plots NA
Spectrum Analyzer 2 channel, noise floor, SFDR, SNR, THD, Harmonic measurements and more 2 channel, noise floor, SFDR, SNR, THD, Harmonic measurements and more NA 2 channel, noise floor, SFDR, SNR, THD, Harmonic measurements and more NA
Voltmeter 2 channel, +-25V 2 channel, +-25V NA 4 channel, +-20V NA
Data Logger Logging DC, True RMS, DC RMS, and math functions Logging DC, True RMS, DC RMS, and math functions NA Logging DC, True RMS, DC RMS, and math functions NA
Logic Analyzer 16 channel, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS 16 channel, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS and 1.8V or 5V tolerant Up to 32 channel, Up to 800MS/s, 1.2V to 3.3V CMOS 32 channels, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS 10 channel, 50MS/s, 3.3V CMOS 
Pattern Generator 16 channel, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS 16 channel, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS 16 channel, 100MS/s, 1.2V to 3.3V CMOS 32 channels, 100MS/s, 3.3V CMOS NA
Digital IO 16 channel, virtual buttons, switches, LEDs, 7-seg, progress bar, Slider 16 channel, virtual buttons, switches, LEDs, 7-seg, progress bar, Slider 16 channel, virtual buttons, switches, LEDs, 7-seg, progress bar, slider 32 channels, virtual buttons, switches, LEDs, 7-seg, progress bar, slider 10 channel, shared with LA, 4 LEDs, 1 BTN
Power Supplies (-) channel 0 to -5V, (+) channel 0 to 5V, at 50mA (-) channel 0 to -5V, (+) channel 0 to 5V, 500mW via USB, 2.1W via Aux supply, up to 700mA per channel 4 channel, 1.2V to 3.3V, up to 100mA, programmable voltage and threshold 2 reference voltage supplies with 10mA, 1 3.3/5V up to 2A supply, (+) channel 0 to 9V at 1.5A, (-) channel 0 to -9V at 1.5A 2 channel +-4V, 50 mA per channel
Protocol Analyzer UART, SPI, I2C, more protocols in the Logic Analyzer UART, SPI, I2C, more protocols in the Logic Analyzer UART, SPI, I2C, more protocols in the Logic Analyze UART, SPI, I2C, more protocols in the Logic Analyzer NA
Script Editor JavaScript Interface JavaScript Interface JavaScript Interface JavaScript Interface TypeScript API
Triggers 2 2 2 4 NA
Customization WaveForms SDK available for Custom Applications WaveForms SDK available for Custom Applications WaveForms SDK available for Custom Applications WaveForms SDK available for Custom Applications Opensource Hardware, firmware and Software

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