April 18, 2013 AT 2:11 am

High Frequency Probing Techniques for Reverse Engineering

Probes have a significant effect on the signals you see on your scope at high speed, and you need to be particularly careful with the GND connector to avoid large ground loops which will distort you signals.  Have a look at this informative video on the topic from mikeselectricstuff, showing how to capture some high speed output from an iPod nano.

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