How to understand the spec of “Holdoff” for oscilloscope?

- May 29, 2018 -

How to understand the spec of “Holdoff” for oscilloscope?


Holdoff (trigger holdoff) means discontinued input trigger signal for a while (holdoff period), during the period, the oscilloscope will not trigger even there is input signal meet the trigger condition. It will represent by percetage for whole of record length or for the whole LCD.

The function of Trigger in oscilloscope is to show the waveform steady, Holdoff function is the same purpose especially to trigger no-repeat signal which meet the trigger condition in long repeat period. 

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