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  1. I have Analog discovery2 and impednace analyzer. Can this device measure the inductance, quality, and DCR of a wireless charging coil? If measurement is possible, I would appreciate it if you could tell me how to measure using waveforms 3.12.2. Please tell me how to set the test condition of 100khz/1V in waveforms like the last picture.
  2. Hey, a part of my project is to work with an impedance analyzer circuit with the next parts (pictures of the parts are atached): AD5933YRSZ-ND AD8086ARZ ADG849YKSZ-REEL-7CT-ND ADP150ACBZ-3.0-R7CT-ND Which board and equipment do I need for work with thus chips? Kind regards, Aviad
  3. Hi, I am using example code that I got from GitHub to try to read the impedance through Arduino. On the reference guide that digilent provides, there are a series of steps you have to take to calculate the correct impedance. All of those functions are already written, but I do not know how to calibrate the AD9533. I know it says something about a reference resistance, phase, etc., but I am unsure if I am supposed to put the reference resistance in between the SMA connectors and then once it has done a sweep to calculate the gain factor. Am I supposed to insert the reference resistor first
  4. Hi all, I am using the Impedance Analyzer board for some measurements. The Waveforms Software has the possibility to do an open/short compensation over the desired frequency range. So far I can do the compensation and I get nice results. For my actual application I am using Visual Studio and C# to write the software with the help of the SDK manual. This works also fine so far. But now I want to do the open/short compensation from there as well. There are some commands in the SDK manual like FDwfAnalogImpedanceCompGet(HDWF hdwf, double *pohmOpenResistance, double *pohmO
  5. I am trying to make precise measurements of capacitance in the <100pF range. I am using the Impedance Analyzer board for the AD2. I may be asking too much of it but it seems to not represent the true capacitance variation with frequency. In measuring a 33pF COG disc ceramic, which I expect to have a constant capacitance, at least over 1lHz to 10kHz, I note that there is a change in the value with frequency of 0.1pF (~0.3%). Is this a realistic result? I am using 1 MOhm loading resistor.
  6. I'm a new Discovery 2 user that's trying to measure impedance. I running Waveforms 3.10.9 Windows 10 64 bit. I made a simple circuit with a 2k R as DUT W1 C1 2k R C2 1k R GND and ran a 1k compensation shorting W1, C1 and C2 to one side of the 1k R and GND to the other side and open with all unconnected. Doing a low frequency sweep from 1 kHz to 10 kHz I see results like Rs: 29.9 k Xs: -46.8 k theta: -57 at 2 kHz. Any ideas why this is so far off?
  7. Hi, I use WaveForm 3.11.5 and I would like to be able to import a previously exported Scope FFT, Impedance Analyzer and Network Analyzer data. The exports work fine, and it's pretty good for working with other tools that can handle .csv. On the other hand, it would be great to have the ability to import these values later to compare them with the ones we are measuring. I could imagine it as a new reference type, so we could import even multiple files, name them and choose colors for them. What do you think, @attila? Regards, Andras
  8. Hello Digilent Forums, I have an Analog Discovery 2 + Impedance Analyzer board, and have been programmatically manipulating the board via the DWF library. I am now trying to plot Input Phase (∠) programmatically. The SDK for Python comes with a ``, which houses values of `c_int()`, corresponding with various measurement types. For example, `DwfAnalogImpedanceImpedance` measurement type corresponds to `c_int(0)`. I do not see a constant for Input Phase inside ``. Is it possible to get Input Phase? Thank you in advance for your help!
  9. Hello Digilent Forums, I am a new user of the Analog Discovery 2 + Impedance Analyzer instruments. I am using WaveForms 3.10.9. I am trying to understand the metrics for Input and Phase. In the docs, `impedance.html`, it lists: Input as showing the "DUT/reference resistor". The Y axis plot is "M Input Gain" with units in dB. Phase as showing the phase angle and Ref RLC input phase. I am assuming θ ("Phase") is the phase difference seen by the Analog Discovery 2's two scopes between V and I. Can you please explain more what the terms mean? M ("M Input Gai
  10. I am a new user and am trying to understand what all the knobs in this program are for. I have an Analog Discovery 2 + Impedance Analyzer board. In `impedance.html` of the documentation, it talks about series resistance/reactance and parallel resistance/reactance. However, it never actually defines what these address. The same thing goes for the Meter's parameters for series model and parallel model. What do these terms refer to? Is it some hardware configuration within the AD2? There seems to be no documentation of these terms, despite me searching through this forum. T
  11. Hello everyone, I have problem with impedance data exporting from AD2 and can't find-out the solution. I wasn't lucky to find people who had the same problem. Problem: exporting Impedance measurement data to CSV I got empty rows. Graph looks correct. All data point refer to only one number, so results only horizontal line. I had the same problem with older version WaveForms and from first was thinking that update solved my problem, but it still occurring. I had idea that I save to much reference lines in Workspace, but problem accures with 6 reference lines too. System: MacOS H
  12. Afternoon, all I have a question about the digital I/O interface between the Analog Discovery 2 oscilloscope and the Impedance Analyzer board. I am attempting to emulate the Waveform software impedance measurement screen for the purposes of First, I was able to use the LabVIEW drivers provided by the manufacturer to generate 3.3 volts for as an output measured between the pin and ground. Per the schematic provided for the Impedance analyzer board, the digital I/O pins are used to channel through the various resistors utilized to measure whatever load is applied between the o
  13. Hello forum, I am a master student with a project involving Impedance measurements. I was thinking about buying the Analog Discovery 2 with the Impendance Analyzer but i would like to use BNC probes and i was wondering if i could use the BNC adapter to take the measurements instead of the imput conections provided by the impedance analyzer. Thanks in advance.
  14. Using Waveforms 3.9.1 under Mac OS 10.14.2, in DEMO mode with Analog Discovery 2 being emulated, selecting the wrench icon for the compensation menu results in the program hanging and needing to be killed. The same action when an Analog Discovery 2 is attached performs correctly—this seems to be just an error in the emulation in DEMO mode.
  15. Dear all, The impedance analyzer module for the AD2 works quite well with the Wafeform software on my Windows 10 PC. However, it would be great to be able to use the module with e.g. a python program and the SDK. Is there an example in python or c how to control the relays and gain of the module ? Regards, Rudolf Sprik
  16. In Waveforms 3.8.17 (beta), I have encountered a bug in the impedance analyzer when the offset voltage is not zero. I was measuring the impedance of 10µF capacitors with the adapter board at 100Ω, and I got perfectly fine readings when I used amplitude=1V, offset=0V. But when I switched to using amplitude=1V, offset=4V, the impedance was reported as essentially infinite (dropping down to maybe 100MΩ around 100kHz). I got this result with several different capacitors, so it is unlikely that poor connections were responsible. The short and open compensations were redone for the new of
  17. I do not understand the algorithm being used for reporting "resistor too high!?" in the impedance analyzer. It seems to pop up whenever the phase is close to 0°, which makes no sense to me. The resistor is too large when the magnitude of impedance measured is less than about 0.01 times the reference resistance—the phase isn't really a relevant parameter. A slightly more sophisticated algorithm might look at the voltages of the two measurements and report the resistance being too large or too small when the relevant voltage (across the resistor or across the DUT) gets down to only a few
  18. There is a minor bug in Waveforms 3.8.2 in the Impedance Analyzer: the metadata for probe resistance and capacitance seem to be swapped: #ProbeCapacitance: 1.04e+06 Ω #ProbeResistance: 4.3e-11 F Also, the metadata does not include the excitation (amplitude and offset). I would check the beta release of newer versions, but there doesn't seem to be a beta for the Mac OS X, just Windows and Linux.
  19. Hi, I'm trying to measure the capacitance of a sensor, and am using the impedance analyzer tool to do so. If I do not connect anything I notice it sees a 22pF parallel capacitance. Is this because the program does not automatically compensate for the internal 24pF capacitance? EDIT: I am using the Analog Discovery 2 with Waveforms 3.8.2
  20. I have a suggestion for the user interface for the impedance analyzer: remove the terminology "resistor first" or "load first" as first/second is rather meaningless in a circuit. Instead have options ch1 R+load ch2 load ch1 R+load ch2 R ch1 R ch2 load ch1 load ch2 R The third and fourth options would allow better measurements on the Analog Discovery 2, as the relevant voltages would be measured directly, rather than relying on the subtraction of two measurements. Using the difference increases the noise and does not allow increasing the gain when the voltage d
  21. Why does the impedance analyzer only allow 10Ω, 100Ω, 1kΩ, 10kΩ, 100kΩ, and 1MΩ reference resistors? I might have a precision 510Ω resistor that I want to use for a reference. Or, as happened for me today, I might want to use a 1Ω resistor as a reference (I was trying to determine the saturation current for an inductor, so I needed a large DC current, plus a small signal to measure impedance with.) I added an external transistor to provide gain from the function generator, but the 10Ω constraint meant that I couldn't raise the current much without hitting voltage limits. (I'll have to use