22 April 2009 New use for scopes Bored test and measurement experts have managed to find an alternate and entertaining use for oscilloscopes. The scope was connected to a pc soundcard (in X / Y mode – with the right channel connected to the X and the left connected to the Y input) and the effects on the 'Youscope' are spectacular. According to the designer, the reason the effects look so unusual is that most soundcards have a low pass filter at about half of the sample rate. Not convinced? You can try it yourself, by downloading the waveform and music. You will never look at an oscilloscope in the same way again. Author Chris Shaw Comment on this article This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.