Frequently Asked Questions

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2450 Source Readback.

You can set the instrument to record and display the voltage or current of the configured source value or the actual source value.

When you use the configured source value, the instrument records and displays the value that was configured.


This FAQ applies to:
2450
775816
TekBench "Activate" code does not work.

If you are installing an AMS license, use the "Install" button to install the AMS license.  The "Activate" button is only for use internally by Tektronix and is not used when installing AMS licenses. 

 


This FAQ applies to:
AFG31021, AFG31101, AFG31102, AFG31151, AFG31152, AFG31251, AFG31252, DPO2002B, DPO2004B, DPO2012B, DPO2014B, DPO2022B, DPO2024B, MDO3012, MDO3014, MDO3022, MDO3024, MDO3034, MDO3054, MDO3102, MDO3104, MSO2002B, MSO2004B, MSO2012B, MSO2014B, MSO2022B, MSO2024B, TBS2072, TBS2074, TBS2102, TBS2104
775586
AFG31000 Host ID (HID)

First the AFG31000 should have code version 1.4.6 or above.

Home button, Utility => License


This FAQ applies to:
AFG31021, AFG31022, AFG31051, AFG31052, AFG31101, AFG31102, AFG31151, AFG31152, AFG31251, AFG31252
774761
Does KickStart collect user data?

KickStart optionally collects data about how it is used and transmits this data to a third-party analytics service, which provides the data to Keithley/Tektronix.  KickStart does not collect or transmit personally-identifiable information.  All data collection can be disabled complete
This FAQ applies to:
KICKSTARTFL-BASE

774301
Model 6517B Voltage/Current Measurement Example (LabView)

This LabView VI allows you to choose:

Function (Voltage or Current), NPLC, Counts, Range, Resolution Digits and Buffer Delay Time.

The Program outputs the reading buffer data, standard deviation and RMS value. The data will also be saved to a file.


This FAQ applies to:
6517B
774036
Model 2461 100V at 10A pulse

Here is a sequence of SCPI commands the configure the Model 2461 SMU to output a 100V pulse up to 10A.

 

RST

SYSTem:CLEar

TRACe:MAKE "PulseBuffer", 50

SOURce:FUNCtion CURRent

SOURce:CURRent:RANGe:AUTO OFF

SOURce:CURRent:RANGe 1


This FAQ applies to:
2461
773831
Is it possible to export a .csv file from the THS3000 Series Oscilloscope?

You can export waveform data from the THS3000 Series ‘scopes using your PC and some software.  To do this, follow the steps below.


This FAQ applies to:
THS3014, THS3024
773781
Multiple RSAs

Yes there are two options to communicate with multiple RSA's:


This FAQ applies to:
RSA306, RSA306B, RSA503A, RSA507A, RSA603A, RSA607A
773771
VectorVu-PC Simulator

Yes, you can run VectorVu-PC in simulation mode. VectorVu-PC has an internal VNA simulator that you can use for analysis without a TTR500 unit. Use Connection Manager to switch to simulator mode. When you connect the simulator, the Instrument Status bar turns gray.
This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A

773761
Programming TTR500A

Yes, the TTR500A can be controlled Programmatically.

Here is a link to the Programmers manual which contains all the SCPI commands: https://www.tek.com/vna/ttr500-manual-5


This FAQ applies to:
TTR503A, TTR506A
773756
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