Do you need big logic analysis in a small package? That's exactly what the Logic Pro 8 brings you. The Logic Pro 8 is a 8-channel USB logic analyzer with so much style it'll make your cell phone jealous. Simply connect it to your computer with the included USB 3.0 cable, attach your test probes and install the Saleae Logic software and you'll be debugging in no time. Along with adding 4 more channels of signal capture, the Logic Pro 8 differs from the Logic 4 by increasing the max sample rate, and adding support for 1.8V logic levels.
The Logic Pro 8 has a rugged, custom-machined aluminum enclosure and can be carried in the included zip-up carrying case (which is small enough to toss in your laptop bag). This is a great field diagnostic tool as well as a welcome addition to any workbench.
If it requires power, you need to know how much, what all the pins do, and how to hook it up. You may need to reference datasheets, schematics, and know the ins and outs of electronics.
Skill Level: Experienced - You will need to consult a datasheet for calculations to determine a components output format, linearity, and do a little math to get what you need. You will be using a datasheet or schematic beyond basic pinouts.
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I really like this pocket-sized tool. Very easy to use, and it allows displaying digital as well as analog signals. The only trouble I have from time to time is that the USB connection breaks down. Then Saleae's software tells me to unplug and re-connect the analyzer. It also proposes to reduce the bandwidth. The software needs to be closed and started again as well, which is kind of annoying. However, I have not understood why USB sometimes breaks down. There are times when it works fine for hours. If you want to use the high bandwidth, you definitely need a USB 3.0 connection.
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An easy to use interface and slick industrial design make this a great piece of hardware to own for desktop probing. I find oscilloscopes to be a bit cumbersome and time consuming to setup. Saleae fills the niche. The price tag may cause some consumers to balk however..