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The ESyst Analog Systems iLab is a remote electronics laboratory that allows students to perform experiments on real hardware over the Internet. The ESyst iLab is based on the National Instruments ELVIS platform. Using this iLab, students can perform frequency and time domain analysis on a electronic system-under-test. Particularly, students may supply test signals (sine waves, etc.) or actual audio signals (from instructor supplied files) to the circuit and observe its behavior. This iLab also makes use of an audio-enabled webcam, which allows students to see the system-under-test and to hear the output of the system when an input is applied.

To use the ESyst Analog Systems iLab, students should go to the MIT iLab Service Broker (http://matec.mit.edu) and register for an account. During account registration be sure to request membership in the "ESyst Students-request" group. Within 24 hours your account will be approved and you will then have access to the ESyst iLab. At this time, the ESyst iLab has only been tested on Windows 2000/XP systems and version 1.6 or greater of the Java JRE plugin and is required (it can be found at http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp listed as JRE 6 update 7). Comments, suggestions or bug reports may be sent to the contact email address listed on the client launch page on the MIT iLab Service Broker.

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Tektronix resources

These following three resources can be used by all students who are just learning oscilloscope usage or for those already experienced in its usage but would like to enhance their current oscilloscope knowledge. These resources are provided by Tektronix, Inc. free of charge.

Copyright (c) Tektronix All Rights Reserved Published with Permission Tektronix, Inc. is pleased to grant to Maricopa Advanced Technology Education Center (MATEC) a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive license to post the below-listed documents on its website for the use of the students. Moreover, the students may freely download and print copies of these documents for their own use as study aids for courses at the Center.