Oscilloscopes

Test & Measuring Instruments

Benchtop Oscilloscope offers trigger and decode capabilities.

July 29, 2015

With trigger and decode capabilities, WaveSurfer 3000 provides all tools needed to analyze and debug automotive systems using CAN FD and/or FlexRay serial data communications standards. Protocol analysis capabilities enable engineers and technicians working with these standards to gain insight into their systems, correlating physical layer signals and protocol layer data on single display. CAN FD and FlexRay trigger can isolate Frame IDs, specific data packets, remote frames, and error frames. Read More

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Oscilloscope System offers MIPI C-PHY TX test solution.

June 25, 2015

With Tektronix C-PHY Solution, engineers developing next-generation camera technologies using C-PHY 1.0 interface can conduct in-depth analyses, debugging, and characterization of designs. Solution combines C-PHY Essential software, 4-lane C-PHY traffic generator, single-lane oscilloscope-based C-PHY protocol decoder, and C-PHY termination board. While C-PHY Essential software is designed for TX characterization, it can also be used by designers for receiver calibration. Read More

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Oscilloscopes support ISO CAN FD triggering and decoding.

June 10, 2015

InfiniiVision 4000 and 3000T X-Series support ISO CAN FD (controller area network with flexible data rate) decoding and triggering capabilities to help debug ISO 11898-1 standard CAN FD as well as non-ISO CAN FD protocol. Waveform and decode update rates increase probability of capturing random and infrequent errors. Oscilloscopes also provide CAN FD error triggering and analysis, including ability to decode, totalize, and trigger on specific errors (optionally filtered by frame ID). Read More

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Ethernet Protocol Decoders accelerate setup and debugging.

April 24, 2015

While N8825A is available for 90000A, 90000 X-, and 90000 Q-/Z-/V-Series oscilloscopes, N8825B works with S-Series oscilloscopes. Functionality helps network design engineers accelerate turn-on and debug Ethernet networking systems by decoding 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX Ethernet packets. Developers can automatically set up Ethernet signals; see raw analog signals, decoded data, and all Ethernet traffic in listing view and packet view; as well as trigger and search on specific packets. Read More

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Tablet and Handheld Oscilloscopes use touchscreen technology.

April 16, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 channels and bandwidth from 100–200 MHz, Micsig tBook Tablet Oscilloscope provides real-time sampling rates of 1–2 GS/s. Handheld model, offering bandwidths from 70–200 MHz, features 2 channels and 1 GS/s sampling rate. Units include isolated inputs for safely carrying out floating measurement, 190,000 wfms/s refresh rate, and support for serial bus protocol trigger and decode. In oscilloscope mode, oscilloscopes offer 31 automatic measurements and math functions including FFT. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Real-Time Oscilloscopes analyze pulse amplitude modulation.

April 3, 2015

Providing comprehensive analysis of electrical PAM-4 signals, N8827A PAM-4 analysis software is used with V- and Z-Series oscilloscopes, while N8827B PAM-4 analysis software works with S-Series oscilloscopes. Software provides measurements such as eye width, eye height, and eye skew; level amplitude, level noise, and level skew; and amplitude level linearity. When using 63 GHz Z-Series oscilloscope, designers can achieve accurate analysis of electrical PAM-4 signals to 32 Gbaud. Read More

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Real-Time Oscilloscope optimizes signal fidelity.

April 3, 2015

Featuring 5¼ in. tall compact form factor for positioning close to device under test, DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope includes Asynchronous Time Interleaving technology, which preserves signal-to-noise ratio for high fidelity. Unit provides 200 GS/s sample rate with 5 ps/sample resolution. With 12.5 GHz sample clock reference and coordinated trigger bus, UltraSync architecture offers precise data synchronization and operation of multi-unit systems. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Modulation Analyzer supports 400G communications testing.

April 3, 2015

Supporting single- or multi-carrier systems as well as 100G and 400G communications standards, 45 GHz optical modulation analyzer (OMA) tightly integrates with DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope. This enables multi-channel digitization of complex modulation signaling for testing coherent optical transmitters, transmission systems, and receivers. Capable of dual-polarization coherent optical analysis up to 80 GBaud, OMA offers narrow linewidth lasers and supports OM-Series UI. Read More

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Optical Test Module enhances sampling oscilloscope functionality.

March 26, 2015

Used with DSA8300 Digital Serial Analyzer sampling oscilloscopes, 100G broad wavelength 80C15 Optical Sampling Module with Clock Recovery Trigger Pickoff (CRTP) option offers signal sensitivity sufficient to test optical devices and perform clock recovery required by 100GBASE-SR4 (IEEE 802.3bm) specification. Optical signal analysis solution covers 100G Ethernet standards for both single- and multi-mode optics. Sensitivity enables accurate signal measurement with power as low as -9 dBm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Automated Test Software ensures physical layer compliance.

March 18, 2015

Providing automated physical layer transmitter compliance test capability for MIPI M-PHY standard, QPHY-MIPI-MPHY Software can perform testing on HS-MODE, PWM-MODE, and SYS-MODE signals at all currently specified GEARs. Active termination adapter ensures connection between device under test and oscilloscope is made in high fidelity manner. Comprehensive protocol decode, physical layer testing, and eye diagram analysis tool simplifies M-PHY system and interconnect design and debug. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Oscilloscopes simultaneously analyze time domain, spectrum.

March 4, 2015

With R&S RTM-K18 spectrum analysis and spectrogram option, R&S RTM bench oscilloscopes can simultaneously analyze analog, digital, protocol-based, and RF signals. Option can also be used in 1 GHz model and enables oscilloscopes to analyze time domain while simultaneously analyzing spectrum, logic, and serial protocol. Time and spectrum analyses are independently configurable, and parameters such as center frequency and resolution bandwidth can be specifically configured to match task. Read More

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Digital Oscilloscopes offer bandwidths to 2 GHz.

March 2, 2015

Available in 2- and 4-channels models with 1.5 GHz and 2 GHz bandwidths, R&S RTE Oscilloscopes provide 5 GSa/s sampling rate per channel and up to 200 Msample memory. Acquisition rate of more than 1 million waveforms/sec means signal faults can be found quickly. Low-noise frontend, in conjunction with sensitivity up to 500 µV/div and vertical resolution of 16 bit in HD mode, ensures accurate measurement results. Instrument displays true sampling points without software-based zooming. Read More

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Oscilloscopes increase validation and debug insights.

March 2, 2015

Comprising 8–33 GHz models based on indium phosphide IC process, Infiniium V-Series accelerates circuit debug, validate, and optimization processes. With 160-bit sequence, included 12.5 Gbps hardware serial trigger can find 132-bit USB 3.1 or 130-bit PCIe® Gen 3 symbols. Mixed signal oscilloscope with 20 GSps digital channels is suited for triggering, analyzing, and debugging DDR4 and LPDDR4 buses. Also, N7000A Series InfiniiMax III+ 8–20 GHz high-speed probing solutions come with InfiniiMode. Read More

Software, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Smart Oscilloscope features open-source framework.

February 19, 2015

Combining multiple instruments into mobile, smart device, LabNation SmartScope works on PC, laptop, tablet, and smartphone. Unit combines dual-channel 100 MS/s oscilloscope, 50 MS/s arbitrary waveform generator, and 100 MS/s digital logic analyzer. Framework is based on FPGA registers which can be controlled from PC or tablet. Since user can flash FPGA through USB controller, there is no need for programmers. Advanced projects can use full-speed bi-directional data transfer capabilities. Read More

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Mixed-Signal Oscilloscopes are powered via USB connection.

February 12, 2015

Offering 2 or 4 analog channels, PicoScope 3000D Series lets users debug complex, high-speed, embedded systems containing ADCs and DACs, serial and parallel buses, and control signals. Memory buffers of 128–512 mega samples allow extended captures even at real-time sampling rates to 1 GSPS. Along with built-in arbitrary waveform generator, features include USB 3.0 interface, optional 16-channel logic input, analog bandwidths from 60–200 MHz, and max digital input frequency of 100 MHz. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Motor Drive Analyzer leverages high-definition oscilloscope.

February 11, 2015

Motor Drive Analyzers (MDAs) of MDA800 Series combine 3-phase power analyzer static (steady-state) calculations, dynamic 3-phase power and mechanical motor analysis capabilities, and high-bandwidth (350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz) embedded control system debug in one instrument. Based on HDO8000 oscilloscope, products come standard with 8 input channels (16 digital channels optional) with 12-bit resolution, 2.5 GSps sample rate, and up to 250 Mpts/ch acquisition memory. Read More

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Wide-Bandwidth Oscilloscope supports PAM-4 analysis/measurement.

January 30, 2015

With 86100D-9FP PAM-N analysis software, 86100D DCA-X oscilloscope offers measurement capability that helps engineers characterize PAM-4 (pulse amplitude modulation with 4 amplitude levels) signals. Software provides analysis of optical and electrical PAM-4 signals and offers specific measurements pertaining to eye width/height/skew, level amplitude/noise/skew, as well as amplitude level linearity. PAM-4 option may be combined with DCA-X software options for enhanced analysis. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software

Oscilloscope Software facilitates collaboration.

January 29, 2015

Extending visualization, analysis, and reporting capabilities found on Tektronix oscilloscopes to Microsoft Windows-based PCs, tablets, and servers, TekScope Anywhere™ lets users collect, analyze, and collaborate without being tied to instruments in lab. For analysis prior to arrival of silicon in simulation, TekScope Anywhere enables measurements on simulation data using same algorithms that oscilloscope will use during silicon PHY characterization post-fabrication. Read More

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Oscilloscope offers expanded multi-instrument capabilities.

January 27, 2015

WaveSurfer 3000 oscilloscope supports WS3K-AUTO package, which includes both CAN and LIN trigger and decode capabilities, as well as WS3K-FG function generator, which includes arbitrary waveform capabilities. With CAN and LIN trigger and decode capabilities added to protocol analyzer, all tools needed to analyze and debug automotive systems using CAN and/or LIN serial data communication standards are present. Tool also supports digital voltmeter (DVM) capabilities.
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Capacitive Touchscreen Oscilloscopes include zone triggering.

January 13, 2015

Comprising digital-storage and mixed signal oscilloscopes with bandwidths from 100 MHz to 1.0 GHz, InfiniiVision 3000T X-Series provide graphical triggers that help engineers debug and characterize devices. Features include touchscreen interface, update rate of one million waveforms per second, and 6-in-1 functionality: oscilloscope, digital channels (MSO), protocol analysis, digital voltmeter, WaveGen function/arbitrary waveform generator, and 8-digit hardware counter/totalizer. Read More