Oscilloscope Glossary

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waveform update rate

After each signal acquisition the oscilloscope needs some time for processing and analysis of the data. After that time the scope can aquire again new data. The time between these acquisitions is called blind time or dead time. The ratio of acquisition and dead time specifies the waveform update rate.