Logic Analyzer Probe

Verification and debug of today's high speed, low voltage digital signals requires probing solutions that can accurately acquire from a wide variety of electronic designs and protect signal fidelity. Tektronix logic analyzer probes contain a variety of connectivity options that are engineered to ensure that signal acquisition is a true reflection of your design's performance. Compare and learn more about Tektronix logic analyzer probe solutions.

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Logic Analyzer Probe
Model Connectivity Instrument Series List Price
P5910 Fits both 0.100 in. and 2 mm square pin configurations TLA6400 US $1,410
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TLP058 FlexChannel (TM) input 5 Series MSO US $1,900
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P5934 Amp Mictor 34-channel connector TLA6400 US $2,410
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P5960 D-Max® probing technology compression cLGA TLA6400 US $4,930
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What size pins are the P6410+ P6417+ P6418+ P6810 and P6960 probe leadsets designed for?
These probes are designed for .025" square pins. If the pins are larger, you will need to use the SMG 50. See more probes »
Faq Id57896 15 Jan 2020
Where can I find design specifications for the P69xx DMAX footprint?
All design specifications, electrical characteristics, and probe channel mapping can be found in the manual for the P69xx series probes, available for download at the following link.
Faq Id57951 15 Jan 2020
Can I use a differential probe on a single ended signal?
Yes, if you ground the negative lead of the differential signal on the probe to ground.
Faq Id57166 15 Jan 2020
How do I declassify or sanitize my instrument?
Declassification and Security documents for many Tektronix products are located in the Download, Manuals and Documentation on Tek.com.  /node/7106.  Enter your instrument model number and select Download Type as "Manuals".  At the results screen, on
Faq Id55686 15 Jan 2020
How do I set up a CAN bus decode?
Depending on what scope you have will depend on what options are availiable for decoding your CAN signal. For all the DPO/MSO2000/3000/4000/5000 and MDO3000/4000 Series scopes there are modules or license keys that can be purchased. Once you have one
Faq Id64751 15 Jan 2020
Will the P6516 Logic Probe work on my MSO4000B, MDO4000B and MDO4000C Series oscilloscopes?
The P6516 logic probe was only used with the original MSO4000 series. For the subsequent MSO4000B, MDO4000B and MDO4000C Series oscilloscopes, the P6516 was replaced by the P6616 logic probe. The P6616 logic probe will not work on the original MSO40
Faq Id246206 15 Jan 2020
Do you have an application note that explains how and when to use a logic analyzer? Is there a tutorial that will show me how to use my logic analyzer?
The XYZ's of Logic Analyzers explains the evolution from the digital oscilloscope to the logic analyzer. It explains the capabilities of a logic analyzer and will you choose the correct tool for your particular application. The Introduction to Logi
Faq Id55406 15 Jan 2020
Are there IBIS or Spice loading models available for your Logic Analyzer probes?
Unfortunately we do not have pre-developed IBIS/Spice Models using the information provided in the P68xx probe manual.
Faq Id52351 15 Jan 2020
Is there an option to using the retention posts for the P6960+ P6962+ P6964+ P6980 or the P6982?
Yes there is an Alternate Retention Assembly. You can order them as a pair, part number 020-2908-00 or as a set of 50, part number 020-2910-00. For reference enter 071239400 and 077152804 into the search window at http://www.tek.com
Faq Id62026 15 Jan 2020
How Do I Set Up a Parallel Bus Decode?
For doing Parallel Bus decode Tektronix recommends using a MSO or MDO + MSO option Series oscilloscopes. This feature comes standard in the Bus menu and can be used in a variety of ways. Start by turning it on, selecting the channel and setting your
Faq Id64771 15 Jan 2020
I'm using a P6419/P68xx probe and it came with a thick and a thin elastomer. How do I know which one I should use?
If the PCB thickness is 1.27 mm to 2.36 mm (0.050 in to 0.093 in), use the nut bar with the thin elastomer. If the PCB thickness is 2.36 mm to 3.81 mm (0.093 in to 0.150 in), use the press-in nut with the thick elastomer.  See more probes »
Faq Id52876 15 Jan 2020
P6900 Probes for DDR Memory Applications, Datasheet

Literature Number: 52W-29275-1
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
Tektronix Logic Analyzer Probes
Verification and debug of today's high speed digital signals requires probing solutions that can accurately acquire from a wide variety of electronic designs and protect signal fidelity. Tektronix logic analyzer probes contain a variety of connectiv

Literature Number: 52W-29212-4
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
P6800/P6900 Series Logic Analyzer Datasheet

Literature Number: 52W-17703-13
Datasheet 12 Jan 2020
Is there an adapter to connect my P6434 probes to my onboard P6960 (D-Max) footprint?
Yes, Nexus makes an adapter (NEX-P6960M) that will allow a P6434 probe to connect to the P6960 (D-Max) connector. Please visit Nexus for details.
Faq Id57531 30 Dec 2019
Are my Agilent LA and Tektronix Logic analyzer probes compatible?
Tektronix probes do not work with Agilent Logic Analyzers and iView will not work with Agilent Scopes or Logic Analyzers.
Faq Id57121 30 Dec 2019
I'm using a P6419/P68xx probe and it came with a thick and a thin elastomer. How do I know which one I should use?
If the PCB thickness is 1.27 mm to 2.36 mm (0.050 in to 0.093 in), use the nut bar with the thin elastomer.If the PCB thickness is 2.36 mm to 3.81 mm (0.093 in to 0.150 in), use the press-in nut with the thick elastomer.
Faq Id54296 30 Dec 2019
Are the P6810+ P6860+ P6864+ P6880+ P6960+ P6962+ P6964+ P6980+ P6982 probes compatible with our Logic Analyzer?
The P6800 and P6900 series probes are not compatible with TLA5200/B series, TLA600 series or TLA7Lx/Mx/Nx/Px/Qx Logic Analyzer modules. They are compatible with TLA7AAx/ABx/NAx/BBx modules.
Faq Id57126 30 Dec 2019
What is the advantage to buying a P6982 probe instead of a P6980 probe?
The P6982 is exactly the same as the P6980 except that it has only one 17-ch probe head so the total number of channels is 17 instead of 34. A customer would order the P6982 if they are only using quarter or half channels for (4x or 2x clocking). In
Faq Id57741 30 Dec 2019
How do I get more retention posts for the P6960+ P6962+ P6964+ P6980 or the P6982?
The replacement kit can be ordered with part number 020-2539-00. This kit contains one black post, one silver post, and two sets of mounting wires (long and short) for different PCB thicknesses.
Faq Id52586 30 Dec 2019
What is the pin size supported for P6410+ P6417+ P6418 and P6810 probes?
The pin type is 0.025" inch square. For larger pins a SMG50 will need to be used. The pin spacing supported is .1 inch and 2 mm.
Faq Id56141 30 Dec 2019
The P6419/P68xx probe manuals mention a thick and a thin PCB. How do I know which one I have?
If the PCB thickness is 1.27 mm to 2.36 mm (0.050 in to 0.093 in), use the nut bar with the thin elastomer.If the PCB thickness is 2.36 mm to 3.81 mm (0.093 in to 0.150 in), use thepress-in nut with the thick elastomer.
Faq Id53046 30 Dec 2019
Where can I find design specifications for the P68xx footprint?
All design specifications, electrical characteristics, and probe channel mapping can be found in the manual for the P68xx series probes.
Faq Id57946 30 Dec 2019
What probes can be used with the TLA7Lx+ TLA7Mx+ TLA7Nx+ TLA7Px+ TLA7Qx+ TLA6xx+ TLA520x and TLA520xB?
The following probes can be used with these modules: P6410, P6417, P6418, P6419, P6434, and P6450
Faq Id57876 30 Dec 2019
Is the Soft Touch Pro footprint the same as the D-Max (P6900) footprint?
Yes, they are identical. Although, the regular soft touch is not the same as our connectorless compression probe (P6800) footprint.
Faq Id57476 30 Dec 2019
What probes can be used with the TLA7NAx+ TLA7Axx or TLA7BBx modules?
The following probes can be used with the TLA7NAx, TLA7Axx or TLA7BBx modules: P6810, P6860, P6864, P6880, P6960, P6962, P6964, P6980 and P6982.
Faq Id57881 30 Dec 2019
Why would I choose the P6434 over the other P6400 series probes?
The P6434 probe is a high density probe that uses a Mictor connector from AMP. It takes up ¼ of the space on a circuit board compared to the other probes in P6400 series. The trade off is a mating Mictor connector needs to be engineered into your boa
Faq Id56311 30 Dec 2019
How closely matched are the connectorless and D-Max probes?
The time delay specifications are the same on every P6800 series probe (P6810, P6860, P6864 and P6880 probes) and every P6900 series probe (P6960, P6980, and P6982 probes). This allows you to mix probe types on the same logic analyzer, thereby preser
Faq Id57281 30 Dec 2019
Why do the input channels on my TLA float to 2.2 volts?
The  P6410,  P6417, P6418 and P6434 probes have probe loading characteristics of 20kohm to 2.2V*. This is why the signal may be pulled to to 2.2V around the signal transitions. An optional Reduced Bias Voltage lead set (part number 196-3477-00 for 8
Faq Id57961 30 Dec 2019
The signal mapping of my on board Mictor for P6434 is not equal to the mapping required for the support package. How can I re-wire the signals to meet the support package mapping?
Nexus offers a Adapter called the NEX-HDSWIZ for re-wiring Mictor connectors on a target for connection to Tektronix P6434 High Density Probes. It provides the ability to rewire all 38 connectors. Please visit Nexus for details.
Faq Id56011 30 Dec 2019
Do the P68xx and the P69xx probes work with OSP (Organic Surface Protectant) board finish?
Tektronix recommends immersion gold surface plating for all P68xx probes. Some customers have experienced success with immersion Silver and HASL surface finishes for the P68xx series probes. While we continue to recommend immersion Gold as the best
Faq Id57221 30 Dec 2019
Is the layout for the press-in nut (PIN) the same as the nutbar when using the P68xx series probes?
No, the hole for the PIN hole is larger.3.50 mm (0.138 in) diameter thin PCB with nut bar.3.73 mm (0.147 in) diameter thick PCB with press in nut.
Faq Id54341 30 Dec 2019
Is the layout for the press-in nut (PIN) the same as the nutbar when using the P68xx series probes?
No, the hole for the PIN hole is larger.3.50 mm (0.138 in) diameter thin PCB with nut bar.3.73 mm (0.147 in) diameter thick PCB with press in nut.
Faq Id52921 30 Dec 2019
What is the TLAHRA?
The TLAHRA is a high resistance 18 channel adapter that provides 10Mohm impedance and works with the P6410, P6417, P6418, and P6810 general purpose probes.
Faq Id57861 30 Dec 2019
What is the diameter of the wire that is included in the retention post kit for the P6900 series probes?
The wire diameter is .024".
Faq Id61231 30 Dec 2019
Are the P6400/P6800/P6900 series logic analyzer probes active?
There is no active circuitry in the P6410(general-purpose 17 channel probe), the P6417 (general-purpose 17 channel probe), P6418 (17 channel general-purpose probe), P6419 (17 connectorless compression probe) or P6434 (high-density 34 channel probe).
Faq Id60376 30 Dec 2019
How closely matched are the P6400 series probes?
The time delay specifications are the same on every P6400 series probe (P6410,P6417, P6418, P6419 and P6434 probes). This allows you to mix probe types on the same logic analyzer, thereby preserving accurate data correlation from the probe tip of eac
Faq Id60671 30 Dec 2019
Is there a difference in board layout between press-in nut (PIN) and nutbar?
Yes, the PIN layout has a slightly larger hole than if you use the nutbar.3.50 mm (0.138 in) diameter thin PCB with nut bar.3.73 mm (0.147 in) diameter thick PCB with press in nut.
Faq Id52941 30 Dec 2019
How do I get more retention posts for the P6960+ P6962+ P6964+ P6980 or the P6982?
The replacement kit can be ordered with part number 020-2539-00. This kit contains one black post, one silver post, and two sets of mounting wires (long and short) for different PCB thicknesses.
Faq Id53996 30 Dec 2019
I need to determine the maximum thickness circuit board that is compatible with the P6900 series probes using the wire clips included with the retention posts. What is the length of the retention post wire clips?
Two sets of wire clips are included with the retention post kit. The shorter clip will extend .180” below the base of the post and the longer set will extend .310” below the base of the post.
Faq Id60826 30 Dec 2019
Is there a difference in board layout between press-in nut (PIN) and nutbar?
Yes, the PIN layout has a slightly larger hole than if you use the nutbar.3.50 mm (0.138 in) diameter thin PCB with nut bar.3.73 mm (0.147 in) diameter thick PCB with press in nut.
Faq Id54361 30 Dec 2019
The P6419/P68xx probe manuals mention a thick and a thin PCB. How do I know which one I have?
If the PCB thickness is 1.27 mm to 2.36 mm (0.050 in to 0.093 in), use the nut bar with the thin elastomer.If the PCB thickness is 2.36 mm to 3.81 mm (0.093 in to 0.150 in), use thepress-in nut with the thick elastomer.
Faq Id54461 30 Dec 2019
Is the footprint for the P68xx and P69xx (DMAX) the same size?
No, the footprint for the P69xx or DMAX probes is about 61% smaller.
Faq Id57466 30 Dec 2019
Is there a Mictor adapter that connects to the P6410+ P6417+ P6418 or P6810?
Yes, Nexus makes an adapter (NEX-HD2HEADER) that will allow a P6410, P6417, P6418 or P6810 probe to connect to the mictor connection on the board. NEXUS
Faq Id57496 30 Dec 2019
Why would I choose the P6419 over the other P6400 series probes?
The P6419 probe is a connector less probe that compresses onto pads that have been laid out on a board under test. Advantages are ease of connection to a run of circuit boards and reduced expense not having to install square pins or other connectors.
Faq Id56306 30 Dec 2019
Is there an adapter available to connect my general purpose probes (P6410+ P6417+ P6418+ P6810) to the DMAX (P6960 ) footprint?
Yes, our partner Nexus provides this adapter. See http://www.nexustechnology.com/products/laAccessories/p6960pin/
Faq Id63856 30 Dec 2019
P5960
DMAX Logic Analzyer Probe Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077063701
Manual 26 Dec 2019
Tektronix Probe Selection Guide
Tektronix probes ensure the highest signal fidelity possible from your device-under-test to your oscilloscope. With over 100 probe choices available, all perfectly matched to our industry-leading oscilloscopes, you can find the probe you need for yo

Literature Number: 60W_14232_10
Product Selector Guide 26 Dec 2019
Tektronix delivers complete DDR memory test bench
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Serial Analyzers for PCIe 2.0 Provide Power Management and Cross Bus Analysis
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Serial Analyzers Deliver Comprehensive PCIe Testing
Product Article 26 Dec 2019
Verify and debug DDR2 memory systems
Technical Brief 26 Dec 2019
TLA6400 Series
Specifications & Performance Verification Technical Reference

Part Number: 077063401
Manual 25 Dec 2019
P5934 Mictor Probe
Installation Instructions Instructions

Part Number: 071297500
Manual 25 Dec 2019
P5910
General Purpose Logic Analzyer Probe Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077063501
Manual 25 Dec 2019
For general purpose probing why would I choose the P6810 over the P6960 with the optional general purpose leadset?
The P6960 probe can serve well as a general purpose probe with the optional leadset but it’s important to note that any flying leadset will restrict bandwidth because of the added additional loading. While the P6810 can be used with leadsets as well,
Faq Id55511 27 Nov 2019
P6810 Instructions
General Purpose Logic Analyzer Probe Label Instructions

Part Number: 071112200
Manual 26 Nov 2019
TLA6400 Series
Specifications & Performance Verification Technical Reference

Part Number: 077063400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P5950
DMAX Logic Analzyer Probe Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077063700
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P6450
Logic Analyzer Probe with D-Max Probing TechNology Instruction Manual

Part Number: 071247801
Manual 26 Nov 2019
TLP058
FlexChannel Logic Probe

Part Number: 071351502
Manual 26 Nov 2019
Tektronix Supplemental, 071329304
Product Information Sheet for People‚s Republic of China

Part Number: 071329304
Manual 26 Nov 2019
TLA7BXX Series
Logic Analyzers Product Specifications & Performance Verification Technical Reference

Part Number: 077014801
Manual 26 Nov 2019
Read This First
Windows XP Operating System

Part Number: 071165101
Manual 26 Nov 2019
Logic Probe Deskew Fixture
P/N 067-2298-00 Instructions

Part Number: 071285000
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P5910-P5934-P5960-Probe Datasheet

Part Number: 52W-29212-2
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P5934
Mictor Logic Analzyer Probe Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077063600
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P5960 D-MAX Probe
Installation Instructions Instructions

Part Number: 071297600
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P5910
General Purpose Logic Analzyer Probe Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077063500
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P6982 Labeling and Installation Manual
17 Channel Differential Logic Analyzer Probe Optimized for 2X Demultiplexing Installation Manual

Part Number: 071168401
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P6900 Series
High-Density Logic Analyzer Probes with D-Max Probing TechNology Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077152806
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P6900 Series
High-Density Logic Analyzer Probes with D-Max Probing TechNology Instruction Manual

Part Number: 077152805
Manual 26 Nov 2019
Probes and Accessories
Declassification and Security

Part Number: 071238400
Manual 26 Nov 2019
P6880 Memory Parts List
Click on this link to download the P6880 memory list.
Declassification 26 Nov 2019
P6860 Memory Parts List
Click on this link to download the P6860 memory list.
Declassification 26 Nov 2019
P6810 Memory Parts List
Click on this link to download the P6810 memory list.
Declassification 26 Nov 2019
Network Assurance for IP Video
With Tektronix' complete Network Assurance solution, service providers benefit from a highly scalable system that provides video analysis reporting and alarms for streaming media.

Literature Number: CMW-21830-3
Application Note 26 Nov 2019