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Agilent Technologies Celebrates Third Anniversary of InfiniiVision X-Series Oscilloscopes that Pioneered Bandwidth Upgrades, 5-in-1 Instrument Integration

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Agilent Technologies, Inc.
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Santa Clara, CA, 95051

Press release date: February 11, 2014

'Upgrade to Your Ultimate Scope' Promotion Starts April 1

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is  celebrating the third anniversary of its InfiniiVision X-Series oscilloscopes, which redefined oscilloscope technology with  several innovations:

• MegaZoom IV technology with 1 million waveforms per second update rate;
• First fully upgradable bandwidth for oscilloscopes in this class; and
• Industry's first oscilloscope that fully integrates five instruments in one scope.

The InfiniiVision X-Series' success has propelled Agilent to be the fastest-growing oscilloscope company in the world for the past several years, as demonstrated most recently by the 2013 Global Oscilloscopes Growth Leadership Award from Frost Sullivan.

"Three years ago on Feb. 15 we introduced the first fully upgradable scope with the world's first integrated arbitrary waveform generator and followed it with the first integrated digital voltmeter," said Jay Alexander, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Oscilloscope and Protocol Division. "Just as our introduction of the first mixed-signal oscilloscope in 1996 established a new industry trend, the X-Series innovation set another industry trend that has been followed by some suppliers, with others expected to follow later."

Investment-Protection Promotions

Agilent is celebrating the X-Series anniversary by offering a powerful new investment-protection program called "Upgrade to Your Ultimate Scope." With this promotion, users can turn on all software applications on their X-Series oscilloscopes instantly, including the arbitrary waveform generator and digital voltmeter.

The promotion can be used in conjunction with Agilent's "Supercharge Your Bandwidth" promotion, which gives customers the next-higher-bandwidth model for the same price.

"These two compelling oscilloscope promotions offer customers both performance and capability at an unprecedented value," said Jun Chie, marketing manager of Agilent's Oscilloscope and Protocol Division. "The true benefit of ‘Upgrade to Your Ultimate Scope' is that customers can apply this promotion on April 1 directly to the scopes they purchased with the ‘Supercharge Your Bandwidth' promotion."

The Agilent InfiniiVision X-Series bandwidth upgrade option allows users to purchase the bandwidth performance they need today and upgrade it later.

The X-Series integrates the capabilities of five instruments in one unit: an oscilloscope with an uncompromised waveform update rate of up to 1 million waveforms per second, digital channels (MSO), integrated WaveGen arbitrary waveform generator, integrated digital voltmeter and a serial protocol analyzer.

All X-Series scopes come with a standard fast Fourier transform math function and are supported by the Agilent 64997A Spectrum Visualizer. InfiniiVision 3000 X-Series and 4000 X-Series scopes are supported by Agilent 89600B vector signal analyzer software to provide comprehensive RF domain measurements.

Additional information about the Agilent InfiniiVision X-Series oscilloscopes, and the promotions referenced above, are available at Product images are available at

Agilent's complete oscilloscope portfolio includes instruments with a variety of form factors and with bandwidths from 20 MHz to 90 GHz.

U.S. Pricing and Availability

DSOX4APPBNDL:  Software bundle license for 4000 X-Series  $1,500
DSOX3APPBNDL:  Software bundle license for 3000 X-Series  $800
DSOX2APPBNDL:  Software bundle license for 2000 X-Series  $500

The "Upgrade to Your Ultimate Scope" promotion will be available starting April 1. The "Supercharge Your Bandwidth" promotion is available now and any oscilloscopes purchased with this promotion would also be eligible to participate with the "Upgrade to Your Ultimate Scope" program as well.

About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, diagnostics, electronics and communications. The company's 20,600 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had revenues of $6.8 billion in fiscal 2013. Information about Agilent is available at

On Sept. 19, 2013, Agilent announced plans to separate into two publicly traded companies through a tax-free spinoff of its electronic measurement business. The new company is named Keysight Technologies, Inc. The separation is expected to be completed in early November 2014.

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