Fun Things To Do With An
"Oscilloscope Octopus" Curve Tracer

By Paul Marossy

Last Updated 1/18/23

There are lots of interesting things that you can do with an "oscilloscope octopus" curve tracer and a signal generator. These are a few of things that could be useful for guitar related stuff.

Analyzing wah pedal inductors. You can easily see at what frequency they will saturate, and what their resonant frequency is.

Another wah pedal inductor study using more versatile method:

Wah pedal inductor comparisons:

DIY curve tracer project:

Analyzing guitar pickups:

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