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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Migrating from EarthLink Mailbox to Mozilla Thunderbird

If you or your loved one has suffered the unfortunate fate of having used EarthLink Mailbox as an email client, there is hope. I recently got sick and tired of that poisonous piece of software. A recent Spybot S&D scan apparently sent EarthLink Mailbox into a frenzy. One of the user profiles on the system […]

Python script to format the TDS B series CSV files.

In my last post I griped about the Tektronix TDS2004B spitting out horrible CSV files. I wrote this script to reformat it. As you can see from the source, whatever is in the “header” file just gets dumped ahead of the data. I just checked it and it should work with 1, 2, 3, or […]

A user’s review of the Tektronix 2004B

So a few months ago I decided to buy an oscilloscope. It’s a nice tool to have, and I certainly would be using it, especially in the insect-camera project. I wanted connectivity to the computer for sure. But I wasn’t sure I wanted to always have a computer; that is, I prefered a stand-alone device. […]