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    Digital and Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes
    Engineers rely on an oscilloscope throughout their design cycle, from prototype turn-on to production testing. The MSO/DPO70000 Series oscilloscopes unique capabilities combined with exceptional signal acquisition performance and analysis accelerate …
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    Performance Scope Configuration Guide
    Reference our configuration guide to find standard configurations, options, and other support for planning purposes. This guide will be updated as new configurations are created. For the latest configuration information, contact your local Tektronix …
    Product Selector Guide
    Using Attenuators with Oscilloscopes
    Using attenuators to pre-condition incoming signals before acquisition in an oscilloscope channel is common practice. Tektronix DPO70000SX series oscilloscopes’ high-bandwidth ATI channels rely on external attenuation to provide the best combination …
    Applying Pre-Compensation to Flatten Response
    When generating wideband signals, minor impedance discontinuities in the interconnect cables can affect the amplitude and phase flatness. At the same time, as signal frequencies increase, they can be subject to the analog bandwidth and sinx/x rolloff …
    PCIe Lane-to-Lane Skew White Paper
    Introduction The PCI Express® (PCIe®) serial communication standard supports up to 16 lanes of full-duplex data transfer. The standard requires receivers to tolerate some lane-to-lane skew, but exceeding this limit can be detrimental …
    PCIe Gen5 Flyer
    Get an overview of Tektronix’s PCIe Gen5 solution for  transmitter testing across x1, x4, x8, or x16 links with flexible test configurations and comprehensive reporting. For full detail see the datasheet on our compliance/debug solution.  Or view the …
    Fact Sheet
    Efficient Verification and Debugging for DDR5 Memory Interfaces
    Get an overview of the Tektronix TekExpress DDR5 Transmitter Solution, an automated system-level test application that lets you quickly, efficiently and reliably validate and debug DDR5 designs to meet more than 50 electrical and timing measurements …
    Fact Sheet
    MIPI Debug and Conformance Testing Challenges and Solutions
    Technical Brief
    Our flyer describes the components of a Tektronix-based solution for Thunderbolt 3/4 generation 2/3 transmitter or receiver compliance testing.
    Technical Brief
    A Creative Solution for MIPI D-PHY Rx Validation
    In this case study, Narender Singh, Staff Engineer at NXP Semiconductors, describes an innovative method using a DPO70000C Series oscilloscope and MIPI D-PHY transmitter (Tx) compliance test software to efficiently and accurately calibrate a pattern …
    Case Study
    Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note
    With today's rapid advances in radar technology, developing and manufacturing highly specialized and innovative electronic products to detect radar signals takes leading-edge technology and tools. Tektronix innovative test equipment reduces testing …
    Application Note
    Working Remotely with Tektronix Oscilloscopes Running the Windows Operating System
    There are several approaches you can take to work remotely with Tektronix oscilloscopes. The available techniques differ somewhat between instruments that run the Windows operating system and instruments that do not. This guide will …
    Technical Brief
    Serial Support Using Tektronix Oscilloscopes and Optional Software
    Tektronix oscilloscopes offer a portfolio of optional analysis capabilities to simplify serial bus debug or compliance verification. This selection matrix shows which serial standards are supported by each of the oscilloscope series.
    Product Selector Guide
    Automated Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) Measurements
    Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) is a popular signaling system for applications requiring high speed data transfers using low power. This application note explains the basic elements of LVDS signaling, details measurements based on an …
    Application Note
    Understanding and Performing USB 2.0 Electrical Testing and Debugging
    USB 2.0 is used in a wide range of applications, thanks to its performance, reliability and relatively low cost. Automated USB 2.0 compliance testing may be used to prepare for formal compliance certification, or simply to validate bus performance …
    Application Note
    XYZs of Oscilloscopes Primer
    After reading this primer, you will be able to: Describe how oscilloscopes work Describe the differences between analog, digital storage, digital phosphor, and digital sampling oscilloscopes Describe electrical waveform types Understand basic …
    Dual Scope Synchronization
    The Tektronix DPO/DSA/MSO70000 models above 12 GHz in bandwidth provide 50 GS/s sampling rate on each of 4 channels simultaneously, or 100 GS/s sampling rate on 2 channels in interleaved mode. With interleaved operation comes the opportunity for …
    Application Note
    Analyzing 8b/10b Encoded Signals with a Real-time Oscilloscope
    Modern standards are moving away from parallel data links to serial data links. Although a serial link needs a much higher data rate compared to a parallel link to achieve the same throughput, designers prefer serial links because of …
    Application Note
    Debug and Validation of High Performance Mixed Signal Designs
    High performance mixed analog and digital systems continue to evolve with increasing performance and complexity. Designers need to quickly find and analyze a wide range of problems from signal integrity issues such as crosstalk or jitter to bus …
    Application Note
    Electrical Verification of DDR Memory
    With the ever increasing DDR SDRAM Clock Frequencies and Signal Edge Rates, signal integrity and bus state verification techniques are increasingly important for DDR Memory design success. This application note focuses on techniques for triggering …
    Application Note
    Debugging Serial Buses in Embedded System Designs
    Learn the basics of the hardware protocols of the most common serial buses, such as I2C, SPI , USB, RS-232/422/485/UART, CAN, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay, Ethernet, and I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM.  Find out how to use the protocol trigger, decode and search capabilities …
    Application Note
    Application Note
    In-circuit Measurement of Inductors and Transformers with an Oscilloscope
    An oscilloscope can be used to measure the performance of inductors and transformers under operating conditions.  This application note: Provides a quick review of practical inductor and transformer theory, especially related to power supply …
    Application Note
    Remote Head Acquisition Improves High Speed Serial Measurement
    With serial data rates continuing to climb, it's more important than ever to minimize the impact of the measurement system's internal noise on the measured signal. As output voltages shrink in order to boost speeds, the margin between …
    Application Note
    Inside the MSO/DPO70000DX Series
    Tektronix MSO/DPO70000DX Series oscilloscopes feature a custom, highly advanced, front-end (Multi-Chip Module or MCM), that ensures that the integrity of high-speed signals are maintained before they are sampled. This delivers an industry leading …
    Application Note
    Mixed Signal Design Guide
    Modern embedded system design and computing systems have become progressively more powerful by incorporating high-speed buses, industry standard subsystems, and more integrated functionality in chips. They have also become more complex, more …
    Application Note
    Analyzing 26 to 53 GBd PAM4 Optical and Electrical Signals
    1. Introduction PAM4 (4-level pulse amplitude modulation) is being adopted in many applications at data rates of 50 Gb/s and higher. By encoding two bits in each symbol, PAM4 signals use half the bandwidth of the logic-emulating NRZ …
    Application Note
    Using FastFrame™ Segmented Memory
    Introduction Although high-speed digital technologies have opened up new technological possibilities and enabled widespread innovation, they have also created several problems for the design engineers who must …
    Application Note
    Tektronix Wins "Best in Test" 2010 Award
    Tektronix Named Finalist For EDN Innovation Award
    XYZs Oscilloscopes Primer
    Technical Brief
    Measurement System Signal Integrity: Important Factors to Consider
    Sufficient bandwidth is a key oscilloscope requirement for making accurate measurements. However, there are a number of other factors and specifications that can help you properly perform signal integrity characterization.
    Technical Brief
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1 Operating System Recovery
    This document instructs how to restore the instrument operating system.
    Best Practices for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes
    This document summarizes the Best Practices for using Tektronix MSO70000/C, DPO7000/C, DPO70000/B/C/D and DSA70000/B/C/D Series products.
    Comparison of New versus Legacy Ethernet Compliance Test Automation
    New test automation software is available for Ethernet 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T compliance testing.  The new "CMENET3" solution is based on the TekExpress framework and provides significant test time and workflow improvements over the …
    Fact Sheet
    High Speed Interface Standards
    How-to Guide
    Optical Bandwidth Requirements for NRZ and PAM4 Signaling
    There is confusion about Optical Bandwidth and Electrical Bandwidth of optical channels and how these terms relate to Optical Reference Receivers (ORRs). PAM4 signaling has further complicated minimum bandwidth requirements in order for …
    DesignCon 2015 Paper – Hybrid Modeled Measured Characterization of a 320 Gbit/s Backplane System
    This paper explores a case study of a multilane Ethernet backplane 320 Gbit/s system that is difficult to fully measure and deembed, implements a hybrid method of modeling, deembedding, and measurement, explores improvements to the metrology and …
    Debugging High-Performance Designs with Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes
    These are real world functional examples of how engineers have used the Tektronix MSO70000 Series Performance Mixed Signal Oscilloscope in the following three areas of electronic design: Memory High Speed Serial (PCI Express and HDMI Video) RF
    Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Solution
    Quick overview of the complete Tektronix solution for Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR).
    Fact Sheet
    OS Restore Process for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes
    This document identifies the OS Restore Process for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes.
    Power Supply Measurement and Analysis Primer
    A power supply is a component, subsystem, or system that converts electrical power from one form to another; commonly from alternating current (AC) utility power to direct current (DC) power. The proper operation of electronic devices ranging from …
    SDRAM Memory Systems: Embedded Test & Measurement Challenges
    Introduction DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) is attractive to designers because it provides a broad range of performance and is used in a wide variety of memory system designs for computers and embedded systems. This DRAM memory …
    iCapture™ Analog MUX
    View an electrical signal in digital and analog forms simultaneously using a single voltage probe with iCapture™ Analog MUX.This white paper discusses the need for probing a circuit as well as the challenges of minimizing probe loading. In addition …
    Maintain Signal Integrity From Bus To Oscilloscope At 30 GHz And Beyond
    With serial data rates continuing to climb, the margin between pass and fail has shrunk to the point where noise from the signal and the measurement system can combine to close the eye. This technical article will provide guidance on signal integrity …
    Product Article
    New Solution Boosts Accuracy of High-Speed Signal Measurements
    Tektronix Introduces SignalCorrect Software, TCS70902 Calibration Source to Quickly Characterize and De-embed Interconnects BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 18, 2015 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, has introduced a new …
    News Release
    Tektronix Announces Enhanced IBIS-AMI, S-Parameters Modeling Support for Oscilloscopes
    Enables Fast, Accurate Characterization of On-Chip Silicon Behavior; Improves Correlation with Simulation ResultsBEAVERTON, Ore., April 15, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that it has …
    News Release
    Tektronix Delivers Expanded MIPI® M-PHY® Receiver Test Solution
    Latest Update to M-PHY Receiver Test Offering Includes Full Support for HS Gear2 and Gear3, PWM Mode, Auto Calibration and Margin TestingBEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 21, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today …
    News Release
    Tektronix Releases 40GBASE-CR4 Debug and Automated Compliance Solution
    With the New Solution, Engineers Working on 40GBASE-CR4 Designs Can Reduce Test Times by up to 80 Percent Compared to Manual TestingBEAVERTON, Ore., March 4, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today released …
    News Release
    Tektronix Launches TekScope Anywhere to Improve Collaboration, Boost Productivity
    New Software Solution Extends Visualization, Analysis and Reporting Capabilities of Tektronix Oscilloscopes to PCs, TabletsBEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 27, 2015 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced TekScope …
    News Release
    Tektronix Announces Enhanced IBIS-AMI, S-Parameters Modeling Support for Oscilloscopes
    Enables Fast, Accurate Characterization of On-Chip Silicon Behavior; Improves Correlation with Simulation ResultsBEAVERTON, Ore., April 15, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that it has …
    News Release
    Tektronix Releases First Test Solution for MIPI M-PHY® Specification v3.1
    Tektronix MSO/DPO70000DX Oscilloscopes, P7600 Series TriMode™ Probes Offer Industry's Lowest Noise Solution for M-PHY MeasurementsBEAVERTON, Ore., November 11, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced …
    News Release
    Tektronix Rolls Out HDMI 2.0 Compliance Test and Debug Support
    New Test Solution Enables New "4K" Video Monitor Technology for Fast, Consistent and Accurate ResultsBEAVERTON, Ore., June 10, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that a new Method of …
    News Release
    Tektronix Announces Enhanced IBIS-AMI, S-Parameters Modeling Support for Oscilloscopes
    Enables Fast, Accurate Characterization of On-Chip Silicon Behavior; Improves Correlation with Simulation ResultsBEAVERTON, Ore., April 15, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that it has …
    News Release
    Tektronix Provides Raspberry Pi with Measurement Solutions to Test and Develop Current and Next Generation High Speed Interfaces
    23 GHz Mixed Signal Oscilloscope and 25GS/s Arbitrary Waveform Generators Help Raspberry Pi to Test HDMI, MIPI and USB InterfacesBRACKNELL, UK. March 20, 2017 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced …
    News Release
    Tektronix, Keithley Named Finalists for EDN’s Best-in-Test 2014 Awards
    Finalists Selected by EDN Editors; Online Voting to Select Winners Continues through December 31BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 16, 2013 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced that …
    News Release
    The Basics of Serial Data Compliance and Validation Measurements
    Serial Buses - An Established Design Standard High-speed serial bus architectures are the new norm in today's high-performance designs. While parallel bus standards are undergoing some changes, serial buses are established across …
    Physical Layer Compliance Testing for 100BASE-TX
    This application note describes various physical layer tests including amplitude domain, return loss, jitter and duty cycle-distortion and compliance testing using TDSET3 software.
    Application Note
    Oscilloscope Selection Guide
    From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of oscilloscopes from Tektronix. Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences …
    Product Selector Guide
  • Watch this video to learn about the new features in TekScope version 1.40, including continuous acquisition, license expiration notification, and IMDA-MECH and WBG-DPT in the pro automotive and …
    Duration: 7m 19s
    Join Pavel Zivny and David Bouse, Tektronix' Principal Technology Leads for Ethernet and PCI Express respectively, as they discuss developments in 112 Gigabit Ethernet, PCI Express Gen6, PAM4 …
    Duration: 6:56
    TekScope PC software, combined with Tektronix oscilloscopes, makes it easy to log waveform data, waveform images and measurements on your PC.  Simply set the logging interval, count, and hit Start …
    Duration: 5m 29s
    Learn about our USB4 receiver testing solution which offers comprehensive coverage for compliance requirements outlined by the USB Implementers Forum or USB-IF to give you confidence that your …
    Duration: 6m 24s
    DDR5 memory pushes the limits of high-speed signaling and tackles the bandwidth challenge imposed by the exponential growth of data generation. See the latest characterization and debug techniques …
    Duration: 2:46
    Watch as we demonstrate the  “User Defined Acquisition Mode” feature included as part of Tektronix's TekExpress DDR5 and LPDDR5 testing solution. With the User-Defined Acquisition Mode, or UDA, a …
    Duration: 04:46
    The MSO/DPO70000 Series oscilloscope delivers exceptional signal acquisition performance and analysis capability. Discover your real signals and capture more signal details with the industry's …
    Duration: 5m 50s
    This Tektronix webinar will teach engineers how to use modeling tools to correlate simulations with high-speed physical layer measurements on Serial Bus Standards using the DPO/MSO70000 Series …
    Duration: 27m 39s
    Watch the webinar, How to Solve Key LPDDR5 DRAM Test Challenges, for test tips and techniques to meet the design challenges posed by this mobile memory standard.
    Duration: 45:30
    Learn how to open closed eyes using equalization techniques and how to de-embed reflections and loss caused by the measurement setup using SDLA Visualizer for Tektronix Real-Time Oscilloscopes.
    Duration: 30m 56s
    Get a view into next generation datacenter technology. After an overview, we dive into the signal analysis of coherent links.
    Duration: 24m 53s
    Customers across all industries and applications are using automation to extend the capabilities of their oscilloscopes.  Here we cover what you need to get started programming scopes in Python.  …
    Duration: 31:09
    MIPI alliance standards have been driving the adoption of newer features and higher data rates for emerging mobile applications.  Oscilloscope-based protocol layer validation enables isolating …
    Duration: 31:33
    This webinar will explain how to prepare for next generation DDR-based memory testing. Learn about the changes these new standards bring to electrical verification and how to prepare for proper …
    Duration: 15m 38s
    View our USB4 Compliance and Characterization Test webinar to learn how you can address the measurement challenges associated with the new USB4 standard.
    Duration: 22m 14s
    Autonomous driving and connected vehicle are driving higher speed in-vehicle networks. This webinar offers insights into the new measurement requirements for the latest automotive multigigabit …
    Duration: 55:37
    A demonstration of TekExpress Automotive Ethernet, an automated application, for Automotive Multigigabit Ethernet (IEEE802.3ch) Compliance Testing.
    Duration: 6:56
    Learn how to dramatically cut down test time on required compliance interop tests for USB3 using an automated test suite from Tektronix. 
    Duration: 4m 5s
    The NEW P7700 Series TriMode Probe provides the highest probe fidelity available for real-time oscilloscopes. Watch our 60-second video to see how this new probe can help minimize noise and easily …
    Duration: 55s
    Cloud-based computing power, storage capacity, and network bandwidth have led to the development of the PCI Express 5.0 specification for 32.0 GT/s. This webinar starts with an overview of 5.0 …
    Duration: 44:47
    As design margins shrink, accurate and standard-specific measurement is key to debugging, verifying design and performing interoperability testing when designing PCIe devices. Having confidence in …
    Duration: 53m 34s