Logic Analyzers

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I'm looking for a logic analyzer to serve the following needs:

  • New development
    • 8 channels
    • Able to sample 100MHz signals
    • Compatible with 5v, 3.3v, 1.8v, and 1.2v signal levels
    • Decoders for SPI, I2C, CAN
      • Nice to have: decoders for DMX512, USB
  • Retro equipment troubleshooting/reversing (and ECLair development)
    • 32+ channels
    • Able to sample 25MHz signals
    • Compatible with 5v and ECL (-0.8/-1.6) levels
    • Nice to have: ability to write custom decoders

Overall requirements:

  • < $1000
  • Either PC-hosted or remotely accessible from a PC
Voltage Levels Decoders
Device Price (USD) Channels Memory Rate (Timing) Rate (State) Interface 5V 3.3V 1.8V 1.2V PECL NECL SPI I2C CAN DMX512 USB Custom
Saleae Logic Pro 16 $999 16 Streaming 500MS/s 500MS/s USB
LogicPort LA1034 $389 34 2k 500MS/s 200MS/s USB
ZeroPlus 32128 $1000 32 128k/ch. 200MS/s 100MS/s USB
Agilent 16700A $750 102-204 64k/ch. 500MS/s 125MS/s Local / Ethernet
HP 16500C ~$350 (eBay) 68+ 2M 500MS/s 110MS/s Local / Ethernet