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The Tektronix TDS400 Oscilloscope (Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope or DPO) series has many beneficial features such as a 100MS/s full scope bandwidth sample rate, record lengths up to 120 K (Opt. XL), floppy disk storage, and 2 or 4 channels. The TDS400 Series Oscilloscopes also have a video trigger mode and can capture glitches with 10 ns peak detect mode.

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Tektronix TDS3000 Series

The Tektronix TDS3000 Oscilloscope (Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope or DPO) series has a plethora of beneficial features: full VGA color LCD on all models, built-in floppy disk drives, 12 automatic measurements, QuickMenu user interface, an extended video application module, sample rates up to 5 GS/s, and supports active, differential, and current probes. The TDS3012, TDS3032, and TDS3052 have 2 channels, while the TDS3014, TDS3034, and TDS3054 have 4 channels. The bandwidth is 100 MHz for the TDS3012/14, 300 MHz for the TDS3032/34, and 500 MHz for the TDS3052/3054. The sample rate is 1.25 GS/s for the TDS3012/14, 2.5 GS/s for the TDS3032/34, and 5 GS/s for the TDS3052/54 models. Design technicians and engineers can utilize the advantages of DPOs and edit the applications as they see fit. DPOs can effectively show, save, and evaluate three dimensions of signal information in real-time: amplitude, time, and distribution of amplitude over time. The Tektronix TDS3000 series is customizable with five available application modules. These modules are comprised of a telecommunications mask test module, an FFT module, an advanced trigger module, a 601 digital video module, and an extended video module. The Tektronix TDS3000 series can be transported with ease, equipped with necessary applications, or even upgraded without sending it to the manufacturer.


The Tektronix 11000 Digital Sampling Oscilloscope (DSO) series has as high as 500 MHz bandwidth, with outstanding measurement accuracy, and great vertical resolution. This series is ideal for semiconductor assessments, TDR characterization of circuit boards, IC packages and cables, and ultra-fast digital data communications. The Tektronix 11801C Oscilloscope has a rise time of 7-ps, eight channels which can be extended to 136, a dual-timebase that enables various windows, color display screen, and automatic statistical and pulse measurements. The 11801C Oscilloscope has a sample rate of 200 kHz at the most, a record length that the user can choose (512, 1024, 2048, 4096, or 5120 points), an internal reference clock, and a record duration of 10 ps to 50 ms. The Tektronix 11801C has an 8.5 inch color display, a frequency range between 48 Hz to 440 Hz, and a standard operating temperature ranging from 0 to 50 degrees C. One of the unique features of the 11801C Oscilloscope is that it can accept as many as 4 duel-channel sampling heads at once and can also expand through the SM-11 Multichannel Units (up to 136 channels). Presently, there are nine types of sampling heads available: the SD-14, SD-20, SD-22, SD-24, SD-26, SD-32, SD-42, SD-44, and SD-51.


The CSA800 Communications Signal Analyzer created by Tektronix is perfect for catching and measuring ultra-fast electrical events. A few of the great features of the Tektronix CSA803C include, but ae not limited to: quick rise time and large bandwidth, fast sweep speeds, a sampling rate of 200 kHz, traces with anywhere from 512-5120 points each, the ability to display a maximum of eight traces at once, full-function trigger capabilities as high as 3.0 GHz, and an AC coupled trigger prescaler up to 10 GHz. The CSA803C Communications Signal Analyzer has a unique feature, wherein color grading will give a third dimension, sample density, to data being viewed and furthermore will collect data and enable histogram and mask evaluation. The CSA803C has an easy-to-use touchscreen and can be controlled and used from a connected device, such as a computer or instrument controller, by using the RS-232-C or the GPIB interface.

The Tektronix CSA803C also has many optional accessories which can be purchased at the user’s discretion, including: a rack mount (Option 1R), Delete Prescaler (Option 10), a two-meter GPIB cable (part number 012-0991-00), a ten foot RS-232-C cable (part number 012-0911-00), a one meter sampling head extender cable (part number 012-1220-00), and several more options.


The Tektronix CSA8000 Communications Signal Analyzer series is comprised of several different models, with varying measurement capabilities and performance. The Tektronix CSA8200 Communications Signal Analyzer is ideal for research, design assessment and manufacturing testing in fields such as, Datacom and telecom components, transceiver subassemblies and transmission systems, TDR- based impedance characterization, semiconductor tests, and computer and storage-based high speed electrical serial data.  The CSA8200 series uses a Microsoft Windows 2000 Operating System, so the user can utilize a familiar interface while operating the model. Eight measurements can be supported at once on the models in this series. There are also several mass storage device options: a floppy disk, removable hard drive, and a CD-ROM. The CSA8200 series also has a 10.4 inch color, touchscreen display.

The CSA8000B Communications Signal Analyzer is another option which can be utilized for design assessment and manufacturing tests of Datacom and telecom components, transceiver subassemblies, and transmission systems. The Tektronix CSA8000B has a wide bandwidth, modular architecture, an extremely quick acquisition rate, and normal, infinite, variable persistence, and color graded display mode options. This model produces measurement outcomes, not simply raw data, by using features such as time and amplitude histograms, mask evaluation, and statistical measurements.


The DPO2000 Oscilloscope series designed by Tektronix is comprised of the DPO2024, DPO2012, and DPO2014. These oscilloscopes aid in confirming, debugging, and characterizing electronic designs. Some of the greatest features of the DPO2000 series are: the bandwidth of 200 MHz (DPO2024) or 100 MHz (DPO2012 and DPO2014), two (DPO2012) or four (DPO2014 and DPO2024) channels, depending on the model, sample rates as fast as 1 GS/s on analog channels, a waveform capture rate of 5,000 waveforms/second, and a record length of 1 M points on each channel. The DPO2000 Oscilloscope series also has the option to utilize the USBTMC protocol to operate the oscilloscope through a PC, by using the USB 2.0 Device port. The Tektronix DPO2000 models contain 29 automated measurements, including: Period, Delay, Rise Time, Frequency, Positive Duty Cycle, Fall Time, Positive Pulse Width, Phase, Burst Width, and many more useful measurements to satisfy the user.

The DPO2000 models each have a 7-inch color display screen, measure 7.1 x 4.9 x 5.3 inches, only weigh around 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and are small and compact enough to easily transport. The Tektronix DPO2000 Oscilloscope models in this series have a recommended operating temperature range of 0 to 50 degrees C.


The DPO2000B Oscilloscope series created by Tektronix replaces the DPO2000 series, with improved high-performance debugging functions, still at an affordable price. The user can easily discover and analyze errors in complicated designs with a maximum of 20 channels to assess digital and analog signals. The Tektronix DPO2000B series has 70, 100, and 200 MHz bandwidth options, depending on the model, along with 2 or 4 analog channels, a sample rate of 1 GS/s, a record length of 1 megapoint on each channel, and a waveform capture rate of 5,000 wfm/s. The fast waveform capture rate allows the user to spot errors and infrequent transients swiftly to help find where the fault is on the device. This will help design engineers save time and energy, thus making their work more pleasant and efficient.

The Tektronix DPO2000B series of oscilloscopes each come equipped with 29 automated measurements, a TekVPI probe interface (allows active, differential, and current probes for automatic scaling and units), FilterVu (eradicates undesired signal noise), and Wave Inspector controls (enables the user to navigate the device with ease). The DPO2000B models have a 7-inch liquid crystal TFT color display screen, multiple USB 2.0 ports to easily connect devices such as printers or keyboards, and a maximum power consumption of 80 W.


The DPO3000 Oscilloscope series designed by Tektronix consists of six models: DPO3054, DPO3052, DPO3034, DPO3032, DPO3014, and DPO3012. The DPO3000 series is ideal for confirming, characterizing, and debugging electronic designs, with many beneficial features that will ensure the process is swift and simple, such as: 100, 300, or 500 MHz bandwidths (depending on the model), two or four channels, 2.5 GS/s sample rates on analog channels, a record length of 5 M points, and an unbelievable display rate of 50,000 waveforms/second. There is a USB to enable users to store data quickly. The USB port can likewise be used to connect the oscilloscope to a printer, either on the front or back panel. The Tektronix DPO3000 models also have a remote viewing and control capability with eSCope and an analysis software called NI LabVIEW SignalExpress. There are several trigger types available for the DPO3000 series as well: Edge, Sequence, Timeout, Runt, Logic, Pulse Width, and more.

A few of the physical characteristics of the DPO3000 oscilloscope series are: the 9-inch WVGA color display screen, a built-in Ethernet port and a USB 2.0 device port to control the oscilloscope through a PC by the USBTMC protocol, the five-inch depth of the models, and the light, easily manageable nine pound weight.


The Tektronix DPO4000 series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes is ideal for video design and debugging, industrial control, biomedical product development, electromechanical design and assessment, manufacturing tests and quality control, spectral analysis, automotive electronics design and debugging, and power measurements. This series comes equipped with: models with four channels, a waveform capture rate of 50,000 wfms/s, a 5 GS/s sample rate on each channel, an HDTV and custom video trigger function, innovative trigger functions, and a USB and CompactFlash on the front panel for convenient storage access. The DPO4000 series has a unique function; it can be operated with the Tektronix TLA5000 series logic analyzer with Tektronix Integrated View feature (iView). This feature allows digital designers to figure out signal integrity complications and fully confirm and debug their systems with ease and speed. The users can then discover analog characteristics of digital signals that are creating errors.

The Tektronix DPO4000 digital phosphor oscilloscopes each have a large 10.4-inch color display screen, measure 5.4 inches deep, and only weigh 11 pounds. These oscilloscopes may be small and lightweight, but they are high-performing modules that will give any user the swift, accurate measurements they need. The DPO4000 oscilloscopes have 29 automatic measurements, statistics, waveform math, and cursors. 


 The Tektronix DPO4000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series allows the user to assess a maximum of 20 digital and analog signals and swiftly spot and solve issues in complicated designs. The Tektronix DPO4000B series offers models with bandwidths of varying lengths (100 MHz, 350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz), either two or four channels, a maximum of 5 GS/s sample rate, a record length of 20 M on each channel, and a waveform capture rate greater than 340,000 wfm/s. The DPO4000B oscilloscope models each have a large 10.4 inch XGA color display screen, are 5.8 inches deep, and are light at only 11 pounds.

The DPO4000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes offer two USB 2.0 host ports on the back panel and two on the front panel for swift data storage or connecting a USB keyboard, along with two USB 2.0 device ports on the back panel to connect to a PC or a PictBridge-compatible printer, as well as a video outport to connect the oscilloscope to an external monitor or projector. The multiple trigger types available on the DPO4000B Tektronix Oscilloscopes are: Edge, Runt, Logic, Timeout, Pulse Width, Rise/Fall Time, Sequence, Video, or Extended Video. The Tektronix DPO4000B series also has optional Video Picture Mode, Power measurements, and Limit/Mask Testing. 


The DPO5000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series designed by Tektronix is equipped to give excellent signal analysis and signal acquisition. The models in this series offer varying bandwidth lengths of 350 MHz, 500 MHz, 1 GHz, or 2 GHz and a maximum 2 GS/s real-time sample rate on one or two channels at a time, and 5 GS/s on each of the four channels. The megapoint record length can go as high as 250 with the MultiView zoom feature on DPO5000B Oscilloscopes. With FastAcq acquisition, a 250,000 wfms/s waveform capture rate can be achieved. The Tektronix DPO5000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series has an astounding 53 automated measurements and an option to evaluate memory, advanced jitter, serial data, power, and Wideband RF.

DPO5000B Oscilloscopes have Windows-based analysis software installed on each model. Every Tektronix DPO5000B model has a remote capability through either the Windows Remote Desktop or the Tektronix OpenChoice software. Furthermore, this series contains many useful optional functions the user can operate as well, such as: DDR memory bus analysis, Vector signal analysis, Power analysis, Protocol triggering and analysis, and a serial bus compliance test. These optional functions aid in making the Tektronix DPO5000B series go above and beyond traditional oscilloscopes.


The DPO7000 Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope series developed by Tektronix is suitable for applications, such as: signal integrity, jitter, and timing assessment, characterization, debug, and confirmation of complex designs, debugging and compliance assessment of serial data to comply with Telecom and Datacom requirements, spectral analysis, power measurements and analysis, uncovering transient phenomena, and low-speed serial bus creation. The DPO7000 offers many acquisition modes, including: FastAcq Acquisition Mode, Waveform Database, Sample, Peak detect, Averaging, FastFrame Acquisition, Roll Mode, and many more. This Tektronix Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope series has specifications, such as: a high sample rate of 40 GS/s on one channel, a 3.5 GHz bandwidth maximum, and various bandwidth limit filters which can be customized and chosen by the user to suit their requirements.

The Tektronix DPO7000 series is equipped with a feature called MyScope, which enables the user to customize their oscilloscope features with ease. These uniquely controlled windows are then retrieved with the MyScope button and menu selection on the menu bar. An infinite amount of windows are allowed, which allows individuals who share the oscilloscope to each have their own window. MyScope enables users to save time searching through menus for the functions they need because their prioritized features will be readily available in one window.


The Tektronix MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope models each contain a built-in spectrum analyzer, along with an oscilloscope, arbitrary function generator (AFG), logic analyzer, protocol analyzer, and a digital voltmeter (DVM). This combination allows the user to view the frequency and time domains on one model and swiftly debug their designs. The Tektronix MDO3000 series is created to guarantee the user will notice the most minute signal changes. This feature increases the accuracy exponentially compared to other oscilloscopes.

The MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscopes either come with two or four analog channels, a 16 digital channel option, varying bandwidths of 100 MHz, 200 MHz, 350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz, a sample rate of 2.5 GS/s at the most on 500 MHz models and below, and a 5 GS/s sample rate maximum on 1 GHz models. The waveform capture rate is >280,000 wfm/s while using the FastAcq feature, which makes it much more likely the user will spot errors. To make the MDO3000 series of Mixed Domain Oscilloscopes even better, every model comes with TPP passive voltage testing. Also, no specialty probes are needed to utilize the maximum bandwidth of the device; the TPP probes will either meet or exceed the full bandwidth of the oscilloscope.


The MDO4000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope series by Tektronix contains a built-in spectrum analyzer, time-correlated analog, digital, and RF signals for a full look at your model. The RF spectrum will also show deviations over an extended period. The MDO4000 series of oscilloscopes have four analog channels with bandwidths of either 100 MHz, 350 MHz, 500 MHz, or 1 GHz, 16 digital channels, and 1 RF channel. The series has automated measurements such as: Channel Power, Occupied Bandwidth (OBW), and Adjacent Channel Power Ratio (ACPR). The Tektronix MDO4000 series each has a 10.4 inch XGA color display screen, measures 5.8 inches deep, and weighs 11 pounds.

A useful feature of the MDO4000 series is when an analog or digital channel along with the RF channel are on, the display screen will cut in half. The top half is a typical oscilloscope display of the Time Domain; the bottom half is a Frequency Domain view of the RF input. The MDO4000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscopes are unique because the split-screen feature described previously is not a traditional oscilloscope feature. On typical oscilloscopes, only one acquisition system is available. Furthermore, several optional applications of the series are: HDTV and custom video analysis, limit and mask testing, advanced Rf triggering, and power analysis.


The Tektronix MDO4000C Mixed Domain Oscilloscope models are an advanced type of oscilloscope with 6 different instruments in one: a spectrum analyzer, arbitrary/function generator, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer, and DVM/frequency counter. The Tektronix MDO4000C series is ideal for design and debugging, RF design and integration, education, and EMI and wireless troubleshooting. This series will allow the user to resolve difficult design problems swiftly and competently. The MDO4000C series can be customized and upgraded at any time, according to the user’s ever-evolving requirements. There is an option to upgrade the bandwidth as high as 1 GHz. One of the great software features for the Tektronix MDO4000C models is the OpenChoice Desktop software, which allows a Windows PC and the oscilloscope to connect by a USB or LAN. This makes it easy to move files and save settings, waveforms, measurements, and even screen images.

The Tektronix MDO4000C series has a sample rate as fast as 5 GS/s, a record length of 20 M on each channel, a waveform capture rate greater than 340,000 wfm/s, and a frequency range of 9 kHz-3 GHz or 9kHz-6GHz, depending on the model. There are also 16 optional digital channels and four analog channels on each model. 


Tektronix designed the MSO2000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series to swiftly and efficiently debug mixed signal designs. The series boasts as high as 200 MHz bandwidth and a sample rate of 1GS/s. The MSO2000 series is ideal because it has high-performance features at a low cost. A few of the unique features of the MSO2000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series are the multichannel setup and hold triggering, along with automated triggering, decoding, and searching on parallel buses. The Tektronix MSO2000 Oscilloscopes have a USB 2.0 host port on the front of each model for convenient storage, a USB 2.0 device port on the back panel to connect to a PC or a PictBridge-compatible printer, along with the option for a 10/100 Ethernet port and video output port to connect to an external projector or monitor.

The models in the MSO2000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series have a 7.1 inch color display. There are 29 automated measurements available on each device in the series. One of the specifications of the Tektronix MSO2000 series is the waveform capture rate of 5,000 wfm/s at the most. Each model has 2 or 4 analog channels and 16 digital channels, with a record length of 1 Megapoint on every channel. 


The Tektronix MSO3000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series has the power to assess as many as 20 analog and digital signals at a time to swiftly discover errors in complicated designs. For this series, the most useful specifications to know are that the highest bandwidth capacity is 500 MHz (MSO3054), while the record length is 5 M points on each channel. The MSO3012 and MSO3014 have a bandwidth of 100 MHz and the MSO3032 and MSO3034 have a bandwidth of 300 MHz. There are two and four analog channel options, depending on the model, 16 digital channels, a sample rate of 2.5 GS/s on each channel, and a waveform capture rate of at least 50,00 wfm/s.

The Tektronix MSO3000 series also offers options for HDTV and custom video analysis and power analysis. The MSO3000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes have various trigger options, such as: Edge, Video, Risa/Fall Time, Setup and Hold, Runt, Logic, Timeout, Pulse Width, and Sequence. The Tektronix MSO3000 models are equipped with 29 automated measurements, have 9 inch TFT color display screens, a display resolution of 800 horizontal x 480 vertical pixels, weigh 9.2 pounds approximately, and measure 8 x 16.4 x 5.8 inches. The standard operating temperature for this series is recommended at +32 to 122 degrees F.


 The Tektronix MSO5000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope series has models with 350 MHz, 500 MHz, 1 GHz, or 2 GHz. The real-time sample rate on one or two channels is as fast as 10 GS/s, while the record length is 250 megapoints while utilizing the MultiView zoom feature. Every model in the Tektronix MSO5000 series has 16 digital channels available and a FastFrame segmented memory acquisition mode. This mode has a waveform capture rate of at least 310,000 wfm/s. The MSO5000 Oscilloscopes have a 10.4 inch display screen with a touchscreen, weigh less than 15 pounds, and are about 8.12 inches deep.

A few of the best features of the Tektronix MSO5000 series include: the Wave Inspector controls (allows the user to find their way through their data with ease), the MyScope custom control windows (enables the user to personalize their menus to better suit their measurement requirements), and the TekVPI probe interface (supports different probe types for units and automated scaling). The Tektronix MSO5000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes can also perform 53 automated measurements; eight can be shown on the display screen at a time. Several of the measurements are: Frequency, Delay, Burst Width, Phase, Area, Amplitude, Rise Time, Fall Time, and RMS. The series has optional serial triggering and analysis or technology specific analysis functions. 


 The TAS400 Series of Analog Oscilloscopes has features such as varying bandwidths from 100 MHz to 200 MHz, two or four true input channels, a ground reference indicator, a dual time base, and measurement cursors. The TAS485 has the highest bandwidth at 200 MHz. The TAS400 Series has advanced features as well, including: auto setup, cursors with readouts in the display, and complete video triggering. Cursors with readouts in the display make measuring waveforms much simpler. Comprehensive video triggering allows the user to neatly trigger on any PAL, SECAM, or NTSC video signal. The oscilloscope’s dual time base enables the user to zoom in on part of a waveform for further study. This series is based off the TDS series interface with an easy to use scope that does not deter the oscilloscope’s capabilities.

This series of Analog Oscilloscopes are durable; they are the outcome of multiple years of design and customer responses.  The stable build of the oscilloscopes safeguards their interior circuitry. The TAS400 Series of Analog Oscilloscopes can endure severe mechanical abuse and sustain their advanced measurement capabilities. The save/recall setup feature allows the user to save a maximum of four front-panel setups. Complicated setups can be stored and recalled later with ease. 


The Tektronix TBS1000 Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes are tiny, benchtop instruments that only weigh 4.4 pounds and can be utilized for ground-referenced measurements. Every oscilloscope in the series has a color LCD display screen and features such as: probe check wizard, a 2,500 point record length for every channel, autoranging and autoset features, setup and waveform storage, and 16 automatic measurements. The USB host port allows the user to store instrument settings, waveform information, and screenshots quickly. These oscilloscopes can also easily be connected to a PC with the back-panel USB device port. Each digital storage oscilloscope in the series has either 2 or 4 channels, a bandwidth varying from 25 MHz to 150 MHz, and a sample rate of either 500 MS/s or 1 GS/s, depending on the model.

The Tektronix TBS1000 Series is equipped to meet the requirements of schools and universities. These oscilloscopes have the same interface as the Tektronix TDS Oscilloscope Family, ensuring that students can learn how to function the most popular oscilloscope platform. After a signal is captured, advanced triggers including pulse width, video, and rising/falling edge, aid the user in swiftly singling out the signals of interest. Advanced math functions and automated measurements help increase assessment time even further. 


The Tektronix TBS1000B-EDU Digital Storage Oscilloscope Series is created to meet the requirements of universities and schools. This series is the first oscilloscope to utilize a Courseware system that allows educators to effortlessly incorporate teaching materials onto the TBS1000B-EDU oscilloscopes. The Courseware materials are shown on the oscilloscope display and can deliver background theory, step-by-step instructions, hints and tips, or a way for students to document their lab work.  These oscilloscopes have features such as: a 7 inch WVGA TFT color display, a sampling rate as fast as 2 GS/s, bandwidths ranging from 50 MHz to 200 MHz, and dual channel frequency counters.

The Tektronix TBS1000B Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes has a minimal weight of 4.4 pounds, 34 automated measurements, and dual window FFT to monitor the time and frequency domains at the same time. Sampling performance does not deteriorate when the user adjusts horizontal settings or uses numerous channels, which permits the user to see the correct characteristics of the signals they are viewing. Built-in dual channel frequency counters allow for independent control of every counter’s trigger level, which gives the user a simple way to watch two separate signal frequencies at the same time.


The TDS1000 Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes by Tektronix are useful in the following applications: service and repair, design and debug, manufacturing tests and quality control, and education and training. These digital storage oscilloscopes have 11 automatic measurements, 2 channels, 2.5 K point record length, a CompactFlash mass storage option with the TDS2MEM Module, WaveStar Software, an FFT function, advanced triggers, and a monochrome LCD display screen. The oscilloscopes in this series have a bandwidth as high as 100 MHz and a 1.0 GS/s maximum sample rate, depending on the model.

Measurement data can be documented and assessed with ease by utilizing the OpenChoice software. Waveforms and measurement information can be transported swiftly from one oscilloscope to another or to an external PC. OpenChoice includes a Windows desktop data transfer application, along with Microsoft Word and Excel Toolbar Add-ins. The TDS1000 Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes are equipped with these types of automatic waveform measurements: Cycle RMS, Mean, Max, Min, Period, +Width, -Width, Frequency, Fall Time, Rise Time, and Peak-to-Peak. The digital storage oscilloscopes in this series have RS-232 and GPIB programmability, while retaining control of every mode, measurement, and setting. There are also multiple optional communication modules available for the Tektronix TDS1000 Series.


The Tektronix TDS1000B Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes can be used in a variety of applications, including: service and repair, design and debug, education and training, and manufacturing tests and quality control. These digital storage oscilloscopes have standard features such as a monochrome LCD display, 12 automatic measurements, 2 channels, an FFT function, a 2.5K point record length, and advanced triggers. The advanced triggers include line-selectable video trigger and pulse width trigger. The TDS1000B Series delivers precise real-time acquisition to the highest bandwidth and the same record length at every time base setting.

The AFG3000 Series arbitrary function generator can be used with the TDS1000B digital storage oscilloscope series to provide a comprehensive measurement solution with both acquisition and stimulus. This instrument has the capabilities of a function generator and the power of an arbitrary waveform generator, with the performance necessary to precisely confirm, authorize, and characterize designs easily and competently at a low cost. The TDS1000B Series offers an optional GPIB interface. Also, these digital storage oscilloscopes can save 96 or more reference waveforms for every 8 MB, 4,000 or more front-panel setups for every 8 MB, and 128 or more screen images while using a USB flash drive.


The Tektronix TDS1000C-EDU Digital Oscilloscope Series is created for universities and schools. The TDS1000C-EDU Series of Oscilloscopes comes with an Education Resource CD full of tools to aid students in mastering the operation of an oscilloscope. Each oscilloscope in the series has 2 channels, a 2.5K point record length, 16 automated measurements, and a 5.7 inch active TFT color display. A USB 2.0 host port is accessible on the front panel for fast data storage and a USB 2.0 device port is available on the back panel for linking to a PC or printing to a PictBridge-compatible printer.

The TDS1000C-EDU Digital Oscilloscopes have dimensions of 6.2 (H) x 12.8 (W) x 4.9 (D) inches. These oscilloscopes also only weigh 4.4 pounds. Since they are small and lightweight, they are easy to transport anywhere they are needed. The digital oscilloscopes in this series have several acquisition modes available. These include: peak detect, roll mode, sample, single sequence, and average. The peak detect mode captures anomalies as narrow as 12 ns with acquisition hardware at every time-base setting from 5 μs/div to 50 s/div. Single sequence mode can capture one triggered acquisition sequence. Roll mode can be used at acquisition time base settings of >100 ms/div. 


The TDS200 Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes created by Tektronix have the following useful features: 5 automated measurements, setup and waveform storage, a dual time base, a video trigger capability, and autoset for quick setup. These oscilloscopes each have a high-resolution, high-contrast LCD display with temperature compensation and a backlight that can easily be replaced. More capabilities can be added with optional modules, probing, and software. For example, the Communication Extension Module permits GPIB and RS-232 programmability, along with the ability to print screenshots through a Centronics-type parallel port. Also, the Measurement Extension Module has similar features to the Communications Module, but also has Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) analysis and four more measurement types.

The Tektronix TDS200 Series is ideal for people who need an economically priced oscilloscope with high-performance for the production line, training lab, or the bench. The Digital Storage Oscilloscopes in the TDS200 Series weigh 3.25 pounds and has a durable build, which enables it to be transported without fear of damage. These oscilloscopes also have two types of triggers: video and edge. Edge trigger can be utilized with digital and analog test circuits, whereas video trigger can be used on lines or fields of typical video signals. 


The TDS2000 Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes manufactured by Tektronix are equipped with a trigger frequency readout, 11 automatic measurements, a color LCD display, cursors with readouts, a Probe Check Wizard, waveform averaging and peak detection, and a context-sensitive help system. These oscilloscopes have 2 or 4 channels, a bandwidth of 60 MHz, 100 MHz, or 200 MHz, and a sample rate of 1.0 GS/s or 2.0 GS/s on every channel. These specifications vary for each model. The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) math function is standard on every model; this permits the user to assess, troubleshoot, and characterize circuits by looking at the signal strength and frequency.

The Tektronix TDS2000 Series can be used for design and debug, service and repair, manufacturing tests and quality control, and education and training. Features such as pulse-width, field-selectable, and line-selectable video triggers ensure that these digital storage oscilloscopes are suited for a variety of applications. With the optional TDS2MEM Storage Memory and Communication Module, for every 8 MB 96 or more reference waveforms can be saved, along with 4,000 or more front panel setups, 128 or more screen images, and 12 or more Save All operations.


The Tektronix TDS2000B Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes features models with 2 or 4 channels, varying bandwidths of 60 MHz, 100 MHz, or 200 MHz, and a sample rate of either 1.0 GS/s or 2.0 GS/s. Each oscilloscope in the series has a color display screen, a USB flash drive port for file storage, 11 automatic measurements, a variable persistence display, and the ability to link to a GPIB controller with an optional TEK-USB-488 adapter. These oscilloscopes have dimensions of 12.85 (W) x 6.22 (H) x 4.89 (D) inches and weigh 4.4 pounds without accessories. The rackmount that can be purchased for this series of digital storage oscilloscopes is the RM2000B Rackmount.

The Tektronix TDS2000B Series has an easy-to-use interface with classic analog-style controls. These features decrease learning time and improve productivity. The TDS2000B Series comes with National Instruments SignalExpress Tektronix Edition Software, which has advanced capabilities, such as remote oscilloscope control, live waveform assessment, and advanced assessment. OpenChoice PC Communications Software is also included on these oscilloscopes to swiftly capture, store, and assess measurement data. Images can be printed to any printer that is compatible with PictBridge by utilizing the USB port. 


The Tektronix TDS2000C Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes has many useful features such as: a selectable 20 MHz bandwidth limit, a context-sensitive help system, a color LCD display, a pulse width trigger capability, and a user interface and help topics available in ten different languages. The TDS2001C has the lowest bandwidth at 50 MHz, while the TDS2002C and TDS2004C have a 70 MHz bandwidth. The TDS2012C and TDS2014C have a 100 MHz bandwidth. Lastly, the TDS2022C and TDS2024C have the largest bandwidth at 200 MHz. The TDS2004C, TDS2014C, and TDS2024C each have four channels, whereas the other oscilloscopes in the series have two channels.

The Tektronix TDS2000C Series has 16 automatic measurements, which can swiftly and dependably compute significant signal characteristics, including frequency or rise time. At the same time, the built-in Limit Test function allows the user to effortlessly discover issues with the signal. Waveforms can be added, subtracted, or multiplied rapidly with innovative math capabilities. There is also a built-in Help menu on each digital storage oscilloscope in the TDS2000C Series. The Help menu gives the user imperative data about their oscilloscope’s characteristics and abilities. Help is given in the same language as the user interface. 


The Tektronix TDS3000B Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes can be used in a wide range of applications, including: general bench testing, digital design and debug, manufacturing testing, video installation and service, power supply design, telecommunications mask testing, and education and training. An optional internal battery is available which will provide three hours of operation without line power.

There are several application modules for specific types of analysis, such as: a 601 serial digital video module, an advanced analysis module, an extended video module, a limit testing module, and a telecommunications mask testing module. The TDS3AAM Advanced Analysis Module adds an enhanced math capability, arbitrary math expressions, measurement data, and more automated measurements. The TDS3LIM Limit Testing Module provides rapid, precise Go/No Go confirmation that tested circuits are running within specified stipulations. The TDS3TMT Telecommunications Mask Testing Module provides Pass/Fail compliance of ITU-T G.703 and ANSI T1.102 requirements, custom mask testing, and other features. The TDS3VID Extended Video Editing Module brings a Video QuickMenu, autoset, holdoff, HDTV format triggering graticules, and more. Lastly, the TDS3SDI 601 Serial/Digital Video Module adds the capability to discover and assess ITU-R BT.601 video signals, vectorscope mode, video picture mode with bright line select, etc.



The Tektronix TDS3000C Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes is ideal for the following applications: general bench testing, digital design and debug, video installation and service, manufacturing testing, power supply design, telecommunications mask testing, and education and training. This series of oscilloscopes is easily portable with their minimal weight of 7 pounds. The Tektronix TDS3000C Series has features such as: 25 automatic measurements, a multiple language user interface, FFT, and a front-panel USB host port for storage and transfer of measurement information. A 10k record length is standard on every channel.

The ongoing waveform capture rate is 3,600 wfms/s for each digital phosphor oscilloscope. This feature combined with real-time intensity grading allows the user to spot the issue and resolve it. Rapid waveform capture rates on an ongoing basis save time by swiftly uncovering the nature of errors so advanced triggers can be applied to single them out. Real-time intensity grading highlights the specifics about a signal’s past activity, which ensures that it is simple to comprehend the details of the captured waveforms. Unlike other oscilloscopes of its kind, the TDS300C Series oscilloscope history continues to exist even once the acquisition has been halted. 


The Tektronix TDS5000 Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes can be used in a wide range of applications, including the following: industrial control, bio-medical product development, digital design and debug, electro-mechanical design and assessment, investigation of transient phenomena, manufacturing testing and quality control, power measurements, automotive electronics design and debug, video design and debug, DVD assessment, spectral analysis, disk drive analysis, and jitter and timing analysis. The Tektronix TDS5000 series has two and four channel models, a large, 10.4 inch, bright display, a suite of advanced triggers, and an intuitive user interface for simple operation. There is also an optional built-in printer or a CD-RW drive.

The TDS5000 Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes deliver unprecedented insight into signal activity by showing, saving, and assessing complicated signals in real-time and utilizing three dimensions of signal data: time, distribution of amplitude over time, and amplitude. The TDS5000 Series provides a quick waveform capture rate, which is made possible by Tektronix proprietary DPX acquisition technology, saving minutes or hours by swiftly uncovering the nature of errors so advanced trigger modes can be utilized to single them out. The Tektronix TDS5000 Series can be used with the Tektronix logic analyzers, which allows a time-correlated look at digital and analog signals to swiftly hunt down elusive signal integrity issues in designs.


The Tektronix TDS5000B Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes have many standard features such as: four channels, a GPIB controller, interoperability with Tektronix Logic Analyzers, remote viewing and control, pass/fail limit testing, communication mask testing, and a 10.4 inch bright display. Each oscilloscope is light and compact, ensuring that they are easily portable. There are models with 350 MHz, 500 MHz, and 1 GHz bandwidths. The TDS5054B and TDS5104B are the only two models in the series with a touch screen.

The TDS5000B Series has 53 automatic measurements available that can be selected from a graphical palette that arranges measurements into the following categories: Communications, Amplitude, Histogram, Combination, and Time. Additional information can be collected into measurement outcomes with statistical data such as min, max, mean, population, and standard deviation. Waveform cursors ensure that it is simple to measure trace-to-trace timing details, while cursors that connect between YT and XY display modes make it simple for the user to study phase associations and Safe Operating Area violations. Furthermore, applied measurement extensions can also be installed to boost the TDS5000B oscilloscope’s capabilities. Optional applications include jitter and timing analysis, power measurement and analysis, disk drive measurements, and Ethernet compliance assessment.


The Tektronix TDS6000B/C Series of Digital Storage Oscilloscopes is ideal for confirming, characterizing, and debugging advanced electronic designs. This series is ideal for applications such as: high energy physics measurements and data acquisition, signal integrity, jitter and timing analysis, computer, datacom, and storage area network equipment designs and high-speed backplanes, and confirmation, characterization, debug, and compliance of next generation digital designs. Each oscilloscope in the series comes with OpenChoice software and Microsoft Windows XP OS to provide built-in networking and assessment. Another standard software program, MyScope custom control windows, helps boost production rates.

The Tektronix TDS6000C Series delivers acquisition architecture with a maximum sample rate of 40 GS/s and a record length of 64 Msamples on two channels. The Tektronix TDS6000B/C Series provide the industry’s most complete set of assessment and compliance tools for tasks such as waveform mask testing, a pass/fail compliance test, and much more. On the TDS6000C digital storage oscilloscopes, Option PTD is available. Option PTD allows the user to simply decode 8b/10b and other encoded serial data streams, and select encoded words for the serial pattern trigger to capture. This option recovers the clock signal, discovers the transitions, and decodes the characters and other types of protocol information. 


The Tektronix TDS7000 Series of Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes is beneficial in the following applications: investigation of transient phenomena, disk drive assessment, signal integrity, jitter, and timing analysis, confirmation, debug, and characterization of advanced designs, spectral analysis, debugging telecom, datacom, and storage area network equipment designs and high speed backplanes, and finally design development and compliance testing of serial data streams as fast as 2.5 Gbps. The maximum waveform capture rate for these oscilloscopes is >400,000 Wfms/second and the rise time is down to 100 ps.

With their bandwidths varying from 500 MHz to 4 GHz and sample rates as fast as 20 GS/s, the TDS7000 Series meets the requirements for the high-speed logic families and multi-Gigabit communication requirements. Probe performance is also essential for a measurement system. The P7260 6 GHz active probe obtains real-time signal data from high-speed designs with high-impedance, high-frequency circuit details that require little loading. On the other hand, the P7350 5 GHz differential probe delivers high CMRR, a wide frequency range, and short breaks between inputs. The Tektronix TDS7000 Series also has the option for measurement and assessment packages for certain applications, enhancing the abilities and performance of this digital phosphor oscilloscope series.


The Tektronix TDS800 Series of Digitizing Oscilloscopes has two input channels, can be easily transported, have two 14-bit digitizers, a maximum of 15,000 points record length for every channel, complete GPIB programmability, and a comprehensive measurement and documentation capability. The input connector types for these digitizing oscilloscopes is an SMA connector. The source frequency is 47 Hz to 63 Hz. The Tektronix TDS800 Series of oscilloscopes each weigh 29 pounds with the front cover. The dimensions of these models are 9.3 (H) x 17.5 (W) x 17.0 (D) inches with the front cover, handle, feet, and accessories pouch installed.

The TDS800 Series of Digitizing Oscilloscopes has a warm-up minimum of 20 minutes to reach the aforementioned specifications. The oscilloscope also must be within the 0 to +50 degree C range to operate appropriately. The digitizing oscilloscopes in the Tektronix TDS800 Series have automatic waveform measurements including: Low, High, Area, -Cross, +Cross, Minimum, Maximum, Frequency, Period, Rise, Fall, RMS, Cycle RMS, Mean, Cycle Mean, and various other types. An ongoing update of four measurements maximum can be shown at once. Furthermore, snapshot mode displays every measurement on the chosen waveforms. 


Tektronix DPO5000  Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series

Digital Design and Debug, Investigation of Transient Phenomena, Power Measurements, Video Design and Debug, Jitter and Timing, Spectral Analysis, Automotive Electronics, Manufacturing Test, Bio-medical, Industrial Control. Feature-rich tools for debugging mixed signal designs. Offering up to 2 GHz bandwidth and 10 GS/s sample rate, the MSO/DPO5000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series features affordable, yet powerful Windows-based models. With over 10 different application software packages available, you can test many different applications with a single instrument. Exclusive Tektronix features such as FastAcq with DPX technology and a superior suite of triggers enable you to quickly find intermittent events that other oscilloscopes miss. Combine that with comprehensive analysis tools and innovative Wave Inspector® controls, the MSO/DPO5000 Series provides the feature-rich tools you need to simplify and speed debug of your complex design.


MSO/DPO4000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series

Embedded Design, Mixed Signal Design, Investigation of Transient Phenomena, Power Measurements, Video Design, Automotive Electronics Design. Feature-rich tools for debugging mixed signal designs. Offering up to 1 GHz bandwidth and 5 GS/s sample rate, the MSO/DPO4000B Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series delivers the performance you need to see fast-changing signal details. With as many as 20 channels, you can analyze analog and digital signals with a single instrument. Combine that with automated serial and parallel bus analysis, innovative Wave Inspector® controls, and automated power measurements, and the MSO/DPO4000B Series provides the feature-rich tools you need to simplify and speed debug of your complex design.



With the Tektronix MSO70000 Oscilloscope Series you will be able to find genuine signals and catch a greater amount of their points of interest with the business' most noteworthy waveform catch ability. This series also includes a computerized setup and securing and examination of rapid serial information signals, with a toolset built to convey quicker troubleshooting and consistency in testing. The MSO70000 Series has up to 33 GHz of simple transmission capacity and a rise time as quick as 9 ps.

This series enables the measurement on the most recent rapid serial gauges, has genuine 33 GHz Real-time Analog Bandwidth on 2 Channels with 33 GHz models, and Industry-driving example rate and timing determination 100 GS/s on 2 Channels (33, 25, 23, 20, 16, and 12.5 GHz models). With the instruments that are part of the MSO70000 Series, specialists will find the superior signal trustworthy. Among its key features, the series offers: Visual Trigger with exact qualified triggers, Automated Serial Analysis, and high-speed serial industry guidelines. This series also includes some useful applications to optimize your work, such as: Design confirmation including signal uprightness, jitter, and timing investigation.