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  1. Oscilloscope Selection Guide

    From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this 10-page selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of Tektronix oscilloscopes.  Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences between each series of oscilloscope.

  2. Pocket Guide to Oscilloscopes

    This pocket-sized guide explains fundamental oscilloscope concepts, including how an oscilloscope works and tips for capturing your signal. Easy, 2-fold assembly for a helpful, quick reference guide to your oscilloscope.

  3. Oscilloscope Measurement Lab: Measuring Impedance and Capacitance

    This lab exercise demonstrates a technique for using an oscilloscope and function generator to measure impedance and capacitance. Voltage waveforms are measured on the oscilloscope and the measurements are used to calculate an unknown capacitance.

  4. Anatomy of an Eye Diagram

    This application note discusses different ways that information from an eye diagram can be sliced to gain more insight. It also discusses some basic ways that transmitters, channels, and receivers are tested.

  5. Spectral Analysis And Time-Domain Measurements Join Forces To Solve Troubleshooting Problems

    The TBS1000B and TBS1000B-EDU Series Oscilloscopes offers built-in Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) spectral analysis. With this new capability, users gain a powerful, integrated tool that provides a new perspective for troubleshooting and verification work. In this application note, learn how FFT...

  6. MDO3000 Oscilloscope Upgrade Fact Sheet

    The MDO3000 Series Mixed Domain Oscilloscope lets you add capabilities as your needs change.  This fact sheet gives a quick overview of the upgrades available for the MDO3000.

  7. Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator

    If you don't have an LCR meter in your lab, or you want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus, an oscilloscope and a function generator can help you to do a simple, transparent impedance measurement. You can expect capacitance and inductance values with 3...

  8. XYZs of Oscilloscopes Primer

    After reading this primer, you will be able to:Describe how oscilloscopes workDescribe the differences between analog, digital storage, digital phosphor, and digital sampling oscilloscopesDescribe electrical waveform typesUnderstand basic oscilloscope controlsTake simple measurementsThe glossary in...

  9. Low-cost EMI Pre-compliance Testing Using a Spectrum Analyzer

    Few engineers have unrestricted access to a calibrated EMI receiver and EMC test facility.  Yet, performing cost-effective, basic EMI tests can save both time and money by identifying significant issues before you send your design to an EMI compliance lab. This application note describes how...

  10. 2014 Bench Products Catalog

    To complement our oscilloscopes, we offer a portfolio of bench instruments designed with the same ease-of-use you've come to expect from us over the last 60 years. From dedicated buttons for common functions to USB ports for saving data. Our instruments are designed to be quick to learn and simple...