Frequently Asked Questions

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1000 BaseT Compliance Test with Tektronix ET3 Compliance software application.

There are many steps to completing 1000 Base-T Ethernet tests.


This FAQ applies to:
DPO5034B, DPO5054, DPO5054B, DPO5104, DPO5104B, DPO5204, DPO5204B, DPO70404, DPO70404B, DPO70404C, DPO7054, DPO7054C, DPO70604, DPO70604B, DPO70604C, DPO70804, DPO70804B, DPO70804C, DPO7104, DPO7104C, DPO71254, DPO71254B, DPO71254C, DPO71604, DPO71604B, DPO71604C, DPO72004, DPO72004B, DPO72004C, DPO72304DX, DPO72304SX, DPO72504D, DPO72504DX, DPO7254, DPO7254C, Opt. ET3
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How to configure the Model 2281S-20-6 as just a power supply?

Model 2281S-320-6 has three functions (high precision power supply, battery test and battery simulator)

To configure as a power supply from the front panel for 3.8V at up to 4A:

Select Power Supply from the main menu. Press ENTER


This FAQ applies to:
2281S-20-6
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The Green LED on my RSAXXX is on, but I cannot connect to SignalVu-PC?

After installation of SignalVu-PC and the Tektronix USB driver, I cannot get the instrument to be found with SignalVu-PC.


This FAQ applies to:
RSA306, RSA306B, RSA503A, RSA507A, RSA603A, RSA607A
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How do I tell if my RSAxxx has successfully connecting to my computer?Watch the USB status LED when you first plug in the USB cable. See actions below:
This FAQ applies to:
RSA306, RSA306B, RSA503A, RSA507A, RSA603A, RSA607A
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5 or 6 Series MSO Multiple Displays

Yes, the 5 and 6 Series MSO hardware supports a total of three displays, including the instrument’s internal display. The instrument provides DVI-D, Display Port, and VGA connectors on the rear panel.


This FAQ applies to:
MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64
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Does Model 4200A-SCS support Model 590-CV meter like the Model 4200-SCS?

The Model 590-CV is a stand alone CV meter and can be controlled from either the 4200A-SCS and 4200-SCS using the KIXI (remote interface software).


This FAQ applies to:
4200-SCS/C, 4200A-SCS
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What is this “ghost” signal on the adjacent channels on the 3706A switch card?

On the DCV measurement function, the default input impedance is >10G ohms(10V, 1V and 100mV ranges). Sometimes a signal on one channel seems to linger on the display of a second channel in a scan of channels.


This FAQ applies to:
3706A
249321
Resettable fuse on the interlock circuit for model 4200A-SCS.

Yes, there is a resettable fuse. It takes several minutes to reset, please give it some time.
This is discussed on page 4 and 5 of the included application note.


This FAQ applies to:
4200A-MF-UP, 4200A-SCS, 4200A-SCS-ND, 4200A-SCS-PK1, 4200A-SCS-PK2, 4200A-SCS-PK3
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I see program status graphs on the Sentry GUI but not on the Medius GUI.

It is possible that the system time on both units are off by a number of hours (without a time zone difference).

Once you set both units to the correct time in their respective time zones, graphs will now populate on the Medius GUI and match the Sentry thereafter.


This FAQ applies to:
VNM-ASR, VNM-EDGE, VNM-EDGE2, VNM-MED, VNM-MED2, VNM-SABR, VNM-SABR2, VNM-SASI, VNM-SEN, VNM-SEN2, VNM-SGE, VNM-SXG, VNM-VER, VNM-VFY, VNM-VFY2, VNM-VXG
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I have lost the device library on the 4200A-SCS.

The best way to get the library back is to re-install Clarius the their system.
It’s free from our Tek.com website.

Here is the link :
https://www.tek.com/software/clarius/1-3


This FAQ applies to:
4200A-MF-UP, 4200A-SCS, 4200A-SCS-ND, 4200A-SCS-PK1, 4200A-SCS-PK2, 4200A-SCS-PK3
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