MSO3000 / DPO3000

Looking for the MSO/DPO3000 Series at 100 MHz, 300 MHz and 500 MHz? You will find their replacements in the MDO3000 Series. These mixed domain oscilloscopes have a built-in spectrum analyzer, arbitrary/function generator and up to 1 GHz bandwidth.
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Feature-rich tools for debugging mixed signal designs.

With up to 500 MHz bandwidth and 2.5 GS/s sample rate, the MSO/DPO3000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series provides the performance you need for many of today's mainstream applications. With as many as 20 channels, you can analyze analog and digital signals with a single instrument. Combine that with automated serial and parallel bus analysis, innovative Wave Inspector® controls, and automated power measurements, and the MSO/DPO3000 Series provides the feature-rich tools you need to simplify and speed debug of your complex design.

Features

Benefits

Up to 4 analog and 16 digital channels Analyze analog and digital signals on a single instrument for system-level troubleshooting of complex designs.
Digital phosphor display Quickly discover glitches and infrequent events with a greater than 50,000 wfm/s waveform capture rate and intensity-graded display.
Complete set of triggers Rapidly capture signal anomalies with over 125 available trigger combinations, including setup/hold, serial packet content and parallel data.
Wave Inspector® controls Easily search, mark and navigate long record lengths to find all occurrences of your event.
Automated Measurements Simplify analysis of your device with 29 automated measurements, FFT analysis, measurement statistics, and advanced waveform math.
Parallel bus triggering and analysis (MSO Series) Quickly debug your parallel bus with automated trigger, decode and search. Capture fast transitions with timing resolution up to 121.2 ps.
Serial triggering and analysis (optional) Quickly debug common serial buses with automated trigger, decode and search - I2C, SPI, MIL-STD-1553, CAN, LIN, FlexRay, RS-232/422/485/UART and I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM.
Power analysis (optional) Achieve fast, accurate results with integrated automated power measurements.
Upgradable bandwidth   Purchase the performance you need today that fits your budget, and simply upgrade the bandwidth when your project requirements change.

 

KickStart Instrument Control Software Version 2.2.1 (Windows 10, 8, 7 compatible)
KickStart Software for the PC enables quick test setup and data visualization when using one or more instruments. Key Features • Save time by automating data collection of millions of readings. • Set up a multi-instrument test with the ability to …

Part Number: KICKSTART-2.2.1
Application
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 …

Literature Number: 48W-19040-21
Application Note
How to Use a Mixed Signal Oscilloscope to Test Digital Circuits
Learn how to set up a mixed signal oscilloscope and how use it in several applications including: triggering on pulse width violations, combining analog and digital waveforms to capture crosstalk, troubleshooting setup/hold violations, and checking …

Literature Number: 3GT-24008-4
Application Note
Measuring Power Supply Switching Loss with an Oscilloscope
Losses due to dissipation in switching devices such as MOSFET's and IGBT's contribute significantly to the overall losses in switch mode power supplies.  This application note explains how to measure switching loss and conduction loss in power supply …

Literature Number: 46W-60010-3
Application Note
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
How do I use the programmer manual for my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link: TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE Hello and welcome to Tektronix, today I’m presenting the last part in the 3-part series on using TekVISA. I’ll be giving a basic overview of programmer manuals and how to use them to find the …
Faq Id69186
Why does the Tkdpo2k3k4k_ReadWaveform() function in the Tkdpo2k3k4k IVI-C driver time out every time I call it when I am connected to the instrument via Ethernet? The function call works fine over USB, but over Ethernet it always times out.
The Tkdpo2k3k4k_ReadWaveform() function makes use of the Service Request Event in VISA so the scope can notify the driver when it has completed its acquisition and the waveform data is ready to be fetched as opposed to the driver polling the scope …
Faq Id72221
Do you have a detailed application note on how to use DPO/MSO4000B Series Oscilloscopes for debugging embedded systems+ serial signals+ power designs+ and general purpose design applications?
Please see the MSO4000B / DPO4000B Series Lab Exercise Book for more details. This lab manual states many walk through labs that will help you under many aspects of how to use the oscilloscopes. Just download the attached lab manual.   Note: Many …
Faq Id58161
I am experiencing front panel operational issues with my MSO/DPO2000 and MSO/DPO3000.  At times the front panel controls are inoperative or my cursors do not move normally or scaling does not work. 
This could be related to the instrument software currently installed on your instrument.  Check to see what software version is currently installed on your instrument. For a MSO/DPO3000, should have software V2.16 or greater For a MSO/DPO2000, should …
Faq Id64581
How can I disable "Autoset" on the DPO2000+ MSO2000+ DPO3000+ MSO3000+ DPO4000 or MSO4000 series oscilloscope?
1. Press and hold Autoset.2. Press and hold Menu Off.3. Release Menu Off, and then release Autoset.This will open the Autoset menu options.  You may now select either Enable or Disable. 
Faq Id59391
What is SPC?
SPC is the acronym for Signal Path Compensation. SPC's.  Running Signal Path Compensation corrects for DC inaccuracies caused by temperature variations and/or long-term drift. The benefit of running SPC is that is optimizes the oscilloscope's …
Faq Id60041
When using pulse width trigger on the DPO3000/MSO3000+ why does the trigger indicator not line up with the start of the pulse?
The trigger lines up with the end of the pulse. The oscilloscope must first find a pulse that corresponds to the trigger conditions set, and at that point triggers the scope.
Faq Id61406
How do I utilize the math channel feature on a DPO/MSO/MDO3000 or DPO/MSO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
There are three main functionalities on the Math button on this scope. They range from Dual Waveform Math, FFT (Fast Fourier Transform), and Advance Math. These three functionalities have a range of abilities and are explained in this short YouTube …
Faq Id64656
On the DPO3000/MSO3000 scopes+ how do you get to cursors for amplitude?
The cursor operation is as follows:Push the CURSOR button once to activate the two vertical cursors. Push again to turn on the two vertical and two horizontal cursors. Push again to turn off all cursors.When the cursors are on, you can turn the …
Faq Id61006
What is TekVISA and how can I use it to communicate with and control my instrument?
VISA is an acronym that stands for Virtual Instrument Software Architecture. In a nutshell, VISA handles the communications between your computer’s OS and the instrument.  You may be familiar with TekVISA, which is Tektronix’s own brand of VISA …
Faq Id69176
How do I use TekVISA to send commands to my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link:TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE In order to communicate with and control the scope, you can use OpenChoice Talker-Listener. Back on the Application and Utilities panel, click on OpenChoice Talker Listener and click Start …
Faq Id69181
DPO3000/MSO3000 or DPO4000/MSO4000: It seems like my oscilloscope locks up when I save my data. Why?
It does take a long time to save ASCII data to a USB stick, especially when using the new Save All feature. This isn't a crash or lockup bug but just a very long operation, because the oscilloscope is saving so much data. Your oscilloscope will …
Faq Id63421
DPO3000/MSO3000: Why do I get an “Incompatible probe” message when I plug my probe into AUX In?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 Aux In is equipped with a TekVPI connector to provide power for TekVPI accessories or TekProbe BNC accessories using the TPA-BNC that can be terminated into 1MOhm.However, because the Aux input has an input impedance of 1 MOhm …
Faq Id60611
I have captured waveform data as .isf files. I want to know which software can convert .isf to .png or .jpg.
If the .isf file was captured on the DPO2000/MSO2000, DPO3000/MSO3000, DPO4000/MSO4000 series scope, you could open it with OpenChoice Desktop software. Or you could recall the waveform into the scope as a reference waveform, and then save on the …
Faq Id61871
What communication modules can I use with my oscilloscope?
Please go to the "Supported Data Interfaces" section of www.tek.com/products/oscilloscopes/supported_printers.pdf.
Faq Id64051
MSO4000+ DPO4000+ MSO3000+ DPO3000: For Measurements/Statistics the Mean & Std Dev Samples tab+ what does the number which is entered for Samples represent?
The number you enters for Samples represents the number of waveforms acquired. If you enter the number 5 the scope will use the first 5 waveforms acquired. When 6 waveforms are acquired the scope will now uses waveforms 2-6 and does not use waveform …
Faq Id60976
Is the DPO4AUDIO supported on the two channels MSO4032? Is the DPO3AUDIO supported on the two channels MSO3000 series oscilloscope (MSO3012+ MSO3032)?
Yes, the DPO4AUDIO is supported on the MSO4032 and the DPO3AUDIO is supported on the MSO3012 and MSO3032.  The default settings are channel 1, 2, and D0.
Faq Id59691
How do I save and load a reference waveform to a DPO/MSO3000 series oscilloscope?
This Video will explain how to setup, save and load a reference waveform. It can be done through a USB flash drive or by internal memory. This method for using reference waveforms can be applied to all MSO/DPO2000, MSO/DPO3000, MSO/DPO/MDO4000 …
Faq Id64641
How do I setup a Telnet session to communicate with the MSO/DPO3000/4000/B Ethernet Socket Server?
Please the attached document for the details instruction.
Faq Id58291
MSO4000 and MSO3000: I have a new MSO4104 and I have been experimenting with available analog Acquisition Modes like Hi-Res+ Average and Peak Detect. When using digital channels+ what is the recommended Acquisition Mode?
When using digital channels Tektronix recommends using Sample Acquisition Mode.
Faq Id63871
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
What is the maximum bit rate a decoded SPI bus can trigger on?
Different oscilloscopes have different triggering circuitry therefor the limits of what speeds can be achieved vary by scope. Please use the following table to easily look up your scope and determine your max SPI bus trigger level.  For more …
Faq Id62256
Will Tektronix probes I currently own work on a DPO3000/MSO3000?
Use the Oscilloscope Probe & Accessory Selector Tool, available on www.tek.com, to determine if your probe is compatible with the DPO3000 (or MSO3000) series oscilloscope.  For a shortcut to the tool, please click on the following link: …
Faq Id61446
When running SPC (signal path compensation) on my oscilloscope, I get the message that SPC failed.  What does failing SPC indicate?
When an oscilloscope says SPC failed, 99.9 percent of the time it is a hardware failure that will need repair.  A few things you can do before sending in for repair: Make sure all inputs (probes and cables) are removed from all the channel inputs …
Faq Id59621
What memory upgrades are available for the DPO3000/MSO3000 series?
There are no memory upgrades available.  The standard configuration is up to 5 Million sample points.
Faq Id61346
Can a keyboard be used with the DPO3000/MSO3000?
Yes, for USB keyboard support for editing labels and file names.   No other functions are supported.  The keyboard ENTER does not work, only allows for the typing of the file name. The Accept must still be done from the front panel.   Left and right …
Faq Id60406
How do I compensate for different delays in probes and cables when using my DPO3000+ MSO3000+ DPO4000 or MSO4000?
TekVPI probes, such as the TAP1500 and TCP0030, automatically compensate for the timing differences to less than 1nsec timing error. (See p.9 of the VPI Technical Brief for more information). The DPO3000 and DPO/MSO4000 series also have manual …
Faq Id63511
Is there a mictor adapter for the P6616 (logic probe for MSO5000B, MSO4000B, and MDO4000C + MDO4MSO) or P6516 (logic probe for the MSO4000 Series) or the P6316 (logic probe for MSO2000, MSO3000, MDO3000 + MDO3MSO Series)?
A mictor adapter is available from our partner Nexus Technologies. Use the mictor adapter NEX-HD2HEADER http://www.nexustechnology.com/products/laAccessories/hd2header/  
Faq Id59716
Why do I see 16 flat lines for the MSO digital logic inputs when the same signals are displayed properly on the analog channels and all channels are setup for valid trigger threshold levels?
A common mistake for some, we first recommend verifing that the front panel MSO digital probe is properly connected by squeezing the probe's side latch buttons to un-plug, remove the probe then re-insert the probe label side up into the front panel …
Faq Id60251
What is the difference between the P6139A and the P6139B?
From a specifications perspective, the probes are identical. Both are 500 MHz, 10X passive probes. The P6139B can be used on oscilloscopes that shipped with the P6139A.From a mechanical perspective, there are some differences:- Sharper tip- Ground …
Faq Id64441
How do I connect an SMA male output to Oscilloscopes with TekVPI BNC inputs?
Use a Tektronix part number 015-0572-XX SMA female to BNC male adapter. This adapter will plug onto the BNC on the front of the scope and connect to a SMA cable. For more questions please press the "Contact Us" button on the right of the screen.   
Faq Id63516
Do any of the oscilloscopes allow proper line selection on a video signal with Macrovision?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 series will work with Macrovision encoded video signals when equipped with the DPO3VID module.The DPO4000/MSO4000 series will work with Macrovision encoded video signals when equipped with the DPO4VID module.
Faq Id61666
Are MSO2000 and DPO2000 Series application modules compatible with MSO4000+ DPO4000+ MSO3000+ or DPO3000 Series oscilloscopes? Are MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series application modules compatible with MSO4000+ DPO4000+ MSO2000+ or DPO2000 Series oscilloscopes? Are MSO4000 and DPO4000 Series application modules compatible with MSO3000+ DPO3000+ MSO2000+ or DPO2000 Series oscilloscopes?
No.  Application modules are unique for each oscilloscope series, and cannot be used in other series oscilloscopes. They can be moved between oscilloscopes in the same series.
Faq Id60351
What cart does my scope use?
Below are the Instrument Carts that can be purchased from Tektronix.                                         K4000                                                                             K420                              K475 More information can …
Faq Id64561
Can active probes with TekProbe interface (such as a P6205) be used on the DPO4000B or MSO4000B series scopes?
Yes. A TPA-BNC adaptor is required for people to connect legacy TekProbe interface probes to the new TekVPI interface. The adapter works on any TekVPI scopes inlcuding the MSO/DPO/MDO4000/B/C, MSO/DPO/MDO3000 MSO/DPO2000/B or MSO/DPO5000/B or …
Faq Id60416
Is the .ISF waveform file format file used on any other Tektronix oscilloscopes other than the DPO3000/MSO3000 series?
The .ISF extension is also used on the TDS 3000, TDS 3000B, TDS 3000C, DPO2000, MSO2000, DPO4000 and MSO4000 oscilloscopes.  All other TDS and DPO oscilloscopes use a .WFM extension file.
Faq Id60911
Can existing MSO3000/DPO3000  scopes be upgraded/modified to a MDO3000?
No, there is no conversion path to go from an existing MSO/DPO3000 to a new MDO3000. If you have more questions please contact one of our Technical Support Centers and an Application Engineer will quickly answer your questions. 
Faq Id69326
How to decode the RS422 or RS485 bus on the DPO2000/MSO2000+ DPO3000/MSO3000 or the DPO4000/MSO4000?
1) It requires the application module DPOXCOMP.  X refers to the different model.  For example, DPO2000 requires the DPO2COMP.2) It uses the RS232 bus decode, however, the polarity need to be modified to “Inverted”There are two other types of …
Faq Id59511
Is the .ISF waveform file format file used on the DPO2000+ MSO2000+ DPO3000+ MSO3000+ DPO4000 and MSO4000 series compatible with the TDS3000/TDS3000B/TDS3000C format files?
No.   The formats are very similar, but they are not compatible.
Faq Id63781
How can I increase the measurement accuracy using automated measurements vs cursors?
While Cursors are quick and easy at approximating measurements, using the automated measurements can give you a much better and accurate measurement results. Here are some techniques to be successful in making accurate measurements. Always use …
Faq Id62606
Is Mask testing available on the DPO3000/MSO3000 series oscilloscopes?
No.  Mask testing is not available on these oscilloscopes.
Faq Id60901
How do I set up a USB bus decode?
First you must have the USB module or option key that enables USB decoding for your scope as well as proper probes. For help finding the right probe use our probe selector tool. When you go into the bus option you must select USB and then make sure …
Faq Id64726
What rackmount does my scope use?
Oscilloscope Family Rackmount TDS1000/TDS2000 RM2000 TDS1000B/TDS2000B/TDS2000C RM2000B TPS2000/TPS2000B No Rackmount - Strap hanger 343-1689 …
Faq Id64571
How do I download and install the 30-day trial version of NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition?
Note: NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is no longer offered by Tektronix. This FAQ is "historical only".National Instruments SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is a measurement automation tool that allows SignalExpress to control a Tektronix …
Faq Id66221
How do I utilize the measurement features on a DPO/MSO/MDO3000 and DPO/MSO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
The Measurements are the same as the DPO/MSO2000 Series scopes. By going into the measurement menu you can add and remove up to 4 measurements. You can gate the measurements which allows you to only measure the part of the captured waveform that you …
Faq Id64651
How do I run a Signal Path Compensation (SPC) on an DPO/MSO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
Signal Path Compensation (SPC) should be run anytime you are getting DC offsets in your signals, or your scope has moved locations and might have changed temperature, or if it's been more then a month since your last SPC. This is a standard procedure …
Faq Id64681
How do I set up a I2C Bus Decode?
The procedure to set up a I2C bus decode and trigger is simple once you understand the basics. First you have to have the correct module or scope option. Second make sure your signal is on screen and taking up as much of the DAC as possible with good …
Faq Id64756
Can my oscilloscope operate on 400Hz power?
Most scopes have a wide range of operating voltages and frequencies, a full list can be found in the user manual of your specific oscilloscope. If you're having trouble finding your answer or can't find the manual, please call our Technical Support …
Faq Id63266
MSO4000 and MSO3000: What are the shaded areas around the edges of my digital waveforms?
The shaded areas around the edges of your digital waveforms indicate uncertainty of the edge position. Use MagniVu for higher resolution to accurately determine the edge position.
Faq Id52976
What is the format of the .isf file?
The ISF format is the same as what the scope would send in response to the WAVFrm? command via an external program.The response to the WAVFrm? command is documented in the programmers manual for your instrument, which you can download from the …
Faq Id53511
How do I send an oscilloscope BUS event table file to my PC?
Use the following commands:SAVe:EVENTtable:BUS (stores Bus Event table on the oscilloscope mass storage; CompactFlash card, USB flash drive)FILESystem:READFile (transfers stored Bus Event table file over the connection to the …
Faq Id59471
DPO3000/MSO3000: What is the most efficient way to work with post-processed displays such as a math waveform on 5M record length acquisitions?
Operations such as math, bus and search that process 5M waveforms will work best if acquisitions are stopped before enabling the operation. The "not yet computed" message will be displayed until the operation is completed.
Faq Id60601
How can I change the TekVISA Instrument descriptor “device name” used to identify the oscilloscopes to which I routinely connect?
Open TekVISA V4.0.0+ OpenChoice Instrument Manager by selecting Start -> All Programs -> TekVISA ->  OpenChoice Instrument Manager.Select (highlight) the Instrument descriptor listed in the Instruments list for the connected Oscilloscope.Click the …
Faq Id66181
DPO3000/MSO3000: Which network printers are supported?
Tektronix cannot test every network capable printer, thus a comprehensive list is not available.In general, the DPO3000/MSO3000 series should be compatible with all Postscript-capable printers attached to a LPR/LPD-compatible printer server.Network …
Faq Id60606
How do I get the Tektronix DPO3000/MSO3000 Oscilloscopes to do iView with the TLA?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 needs the TEK-USB-488 along with the iView cable to make it work. To set this up you would connect the TEK-USB-488 to the DPO using the USB cable, then connect the GPIB end of the iView cable to the TEK-USB-488 and the USB end …
Faq Id60716
How do I use the Save and Recall functionality of the MDO4000 series oscilloscope?
To save a screen image, go to the Save/Recall menu at the bottom of the scope. From there select the Save Screen Image softkey. This will pop up a new window with saving options. Saving a screen image requires an external memory device, such as a USB …
Faq Id69156
Is it possible to use an oscilloscope to time NTSC black Burst and HD tri-level sync?
See document at left.
Faq Id58481
Does the MSO4000+ MSO3000+ or MSO2000 series support the TLAHRA high impedance probe adapter?
This accessory is compatible with the P6516 and P6316 logic probes.
Faq Id61681
What are the export codes for the DPO3000/MSO3000 Series?
The export codes are listed on the Tektronix web site at /export_codes.
Faq Id61111
Why Should My Signal Fit Within The Screen Of My Tektronix Oscilloscope?
Scaling your signal to fit within the screen will remove signal distortion caused by clipping. Clipping is caused by exceeding the limits of the instrument's input. Tektronix's digital oscilloscopes are designed such that each division is 25 digital …
Faq Id60306
Where can I find an IVI driver for TDS200+ TDS1000/TDS2000+ TDS1000B/TDS2000B+ TDS2000C+ TPS2000+ TDS3000/TDS3000B/TDS3000C+ DPO2000/MSO2000+ DPO3000/MSO3000+ DPO4000/MSO4000 series?
IVI drivers to support LabView, LabWindows/CVI, and LabView SignalExpress can be found on the National Instruments Developer Zone, http://zone.ni.com/.For MSO3000 series please use the drivers posted for the DPO3000 series.For MSO4000 series please …
Faq Id60176
The data sheet for my oscilloscope says that the vertical input sensitivity is 1 mV/div to 10 V/div in 1 MΩ mode. But I turn the Vertical Scale control fully clockwise and I can only get down to 10 mV/div. What am I doing wrong?
You probably aren't doing anything wrong. But you do have a 10X probe attached to that channel, right? The 1 mV/div specs relate to the oscilloscope inputs. If the signal’s source impedance is relatively low (<< 1 MOhm), the signal’s frequency is …
Faq Id58571
Will the DPO/MSO3000+ DPO/MSO4000 series display the trigger signal rate?
The latest DPO/MSO3000, DPO/MSO4000 series Oscilloscopes firmware has added a 6-digit frequency counter display which measures the frequency of the trigger input signal. This is a live measurement based on the edge trigger hardware which works …
Faq Id60311
What are some of the benefits of the TekVPI probe interface?
The biggest benefits of the TekVPI™ probe interface are versatility and ease of use. Oscilloscopes with TekVPI interface support a wide range of probes including TekVPI probes, BNC and TekProbe-BNC Level 1 probes, and TekProbe-BNC Level 2 probes …
Faq Id56016
What is the format of the .isf file?
The ISF format is the same as what the scope would send in response to the WAVFrm? command via an external program.The response to the WAVFrm? command is documented in the programmers manual for your instrument, which you can download from the …
Faq Id54941
On the DPO3000/MSO3000+ how do you get the video IRE/mv graticule?
The IRE/mv graticule is not a menu selection. There are two ways to get this graticule.1. The graticule is automatically enabled when you attach a video signal and press AUTOSET.2. Set trigger mode to video, adjust vertical scale until 143 mv/div is …
Faq Id61016
What is the difference between Position and Offset on an oscilloscope?
To answer this first you need to understand the layout of how your waveform trace is displayed. On your oscilloscope you generally will see either 8 or 10 divisions vertically on the screen. Along the left side of the screen you will see a marker …
Faq Id247211
Do you have a detailed application note on how to use DPO3000/MSO3000 Series Oscilloscopes for debugging embedded systems+ serial signals+ power designs+ and general purpose design applications?
Please see the DPO3000/MSO3000 Series Lab Exercise Book for more details.
Faq Id59271
How do I reduce noise on signals using an oscilloscope?
There are many methods to reduce many types of noise on a signal. Tektronix oscilloscopes can do this through bandwidth limiting the scope input, averaging your signal, changing the sampling method to hi-resolution mode, and more. This video …
Faq Id64706
For the DPO3000/MSO3000 series scopes+ what is the native waveform file format file type?
The native format is a .ISF format file, which is a binary format file that is essentially the same format as is available from the instrument when you use a WAVF? Command via a control bus.  It consists of an ASCII setup command section and a binary …
Faq Id60621
What do the Advanced MATH Expression Editor symbols; ' == '+ ' || '+ ' && ' represent in the DPO3000+ MSO3000+ DPO4000 and MSO4000 series?
The Advanced Math Expression Editor uses Rational / Logical operation symbols that are defacto standards in digital logic, embedded logic, and software design. The symbol '==' is the Boolean operator for 'equals'. The symbol ' || ' is the Boolean OR …
Faq Id61156
Will the DPO3VID work with all DPO3000/MSO3000 scopes?
Yes. The DPO3VID is compatible with all models in the DPO3000/MSO3000 series. It is not compatible with DPO4000 or TDS3000 series.
Faq Id61451
How do I order the DPO Demo 2 board and the USB cable (020-2924-XX) used in the DPO2000/MSO2000+ DPO3000/MSO3000 and DPO2000/MSO4000 Series Lab Exercise Book?
Email the request with part number (020-2924-xx) to [email protected] or call 1-800-833-9200 prompt 1 for sales.
Faq Id59461
How do I control my DPO3000/MSO3000 from my PC’s USB port?
OpenChoice Desktop, which comes standard with the DPO3000 and MSO3000, enables fast and easy transfers of settings, waveforms, measurements, and screen images over USB or LAN . As before, TekXL and TekW toolbars enable integration of the scope into …
Faq Id60696
Why does the waveform appear to be thicker on a DPO3000/MSO3000 than on my Digital Storage Oscilloscope?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 series oscilloscopes are showing far more information about the signal than the typical DSO used to show.  The DPO3000/MSO3000 Series uses a fit-to-screen model where the entire waveform, regardless of selected record length, is …
Faq Id61436
What probe interface does my oscilloscope have?
Oscilloscope series Probe interface CSA7000/CSA7000B TekConnect DPO2000 TekVPI DPO3000 …
Faq Id64251
Can the P6139B be used on scopes that shipped with a P6139A? What is the difference between the P6139A and the P6139B?
From a specifications perspective, the probes are identical. Both are 500 MHz, 10X passive probes. The P6139B can be used on oscilloscopes that shipped with the P6139A. From a mechanical perspective, there are some differences: - Sharper tip …
Faq Id58111
Is the DPO3000/MSO3000 GPIB code compatible with the TDS3000B/TDS3000C Series? Other TDS scopes?
Yes, whenever TDS scopes have the same feature/function as in the DPO3000/MSO3000 series, the related GPIB commands and formats are the same.  All instrument commands are listed in the respective programmers manual.
Faq Id60916
How do I secure the DPO3000 scope in my lab so that it is not “borrowed” without my knowledge?
The slot on the rear of the instrument allows connection to a Kensington “laptop” lock, so the DPO3000/MSO3000 can be secured to an immovable object to prevent theft. Kensington or laptop locks can be purchased at a local electronics store.
Faq Id60736
What USB memory drives have been tested with the DPO4000/MSO4000 series oscilloscopes?
The attached .pdf page contains a list of all of the USB drives supported by the drivers currently included with the DPO4000/MSO4000 series oscilloscopes.. Download
Faq Id63046
How do I save an image on my DPO/MSO3000 series oscilloscope using USB?
Click on video to watch:      
Faq Id64611
When should I run SPC?
Signal Path Compensation (SPC) can be run at any time. The best times to run SPC are: After the oscilloscope has been powered on and has warmed up for 20 minutes or more. If the temperature has changed more than 5 degrees C since the last SPC was …
Faq Id60156
Can I convert my wfm files to an open format+ such as a CSV (comma separated values) file?
You can use one of the following three WFM to ASCII converters. Converter for TDSxxx - works with files created by TDSx00 series (for example, TDS500 series) Converter for TDS5xxx,TDS6xxx, TDS7xxx, DPO7xxx,DPO70xxx, DSA70xxx Converter for the …
Faq Id56386
What do the DPO3000/MSO3000 Ethernet Network Configuration Test Connection results indicate?
DPO3000/MSO3000 Ethernet Test Connection pings the Gateway IP address selection in the 'Ethernet Network Configuration Instrument Settings' window. When the scope is connected to a "live" Ethernet network Test Connection will indicate 'OK' verifying …
Faq Id61161
MSO4000 and MSO3000: What are the shaded areas around the edges of my digital waveforms?
The shaded areas around the edges of your digital waveforms indicate uncertainty of the edge position. Use MagniVu for higher resolution to accurately determine the edge position.
Faq Id54391
How do I set up a RS232 bus decode?
The procedure to set up a RS232 bus decode and trigger is simple once you understand the basics. First you need to have the correct module or scope option. Second make sure your signal is on screen and taking up as much of the screen as possible with …
Faq Id64761
Does NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition version 2.51 work with the MSO2000+ DPO2000+ MSO3000+ DPO3000+ MSO4000+ and DPO4000 Series oscilloscopes?
NI LabVIEW SignalExpress TE does work with the MSO/DPO series, with two main caveats:NI SignalExpress TE only acquires the analog channel data, not the digital channels or bus waveforms.The step used for the MSO3000 is the same step used for the …
Faq Id63376
How do I Set up a Military Standard 1553 serial bus decode?
For doing Military Standard 1553 bus decode Tektronix recommends using a DPO/MSO/MDO 2000 or higher series oscilloscope. This feature can be purchased as a module or option key on any of these types of oscilloscopes. Start by turning it on the bus …
Faq Id64776
What are the maximum power draw ratings for the DPO3000/MSO3000 TEKVPI probes?
The MSO/DPO3000 Series scope can handle up to 20 Watts of attached probes. With an external adapter (Part #119-7465-xx) these scopes can reach up to 50 wattage requirement depending on probe requirements. Please see the download link below with a …
Faq Id61131
What local-language support is provided by the user interface on the DPO3000/MSO3000?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 ships with a multilingual user interface pre-installed. The user can choose from any of the following languages for user menus: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese …
Faq Id61341
Can the P6316, P6516, or P6616 logic probes be used interchangeably?
The simple answer is no they can't be used interchangeably. The front end of the logic channels are different so different logic probes are needed between the scopes.   For MSO2000/B, MSO3000, and MDO3000 Series oscilloscopes, only the P6316 logic …
Faq Id59166
Programing - How do I get a Screen Capture from DPO4000 scope using Python?
There are a few things that are needed for programming with an oscilloscope. First it's important to have a copy of your oscilloscopes Programmers manual. This can be found be searching for manuals on Tek.com and specifying Programmers manual in the …
Faq Id64791
What is the maximum Harmonics the DPO3PWR application can display?
The DPO3PWR power app provides 4 selections, Custom, 40, 50 and 100 Harmonics. The Custom selection provides a selectable range up to 400 harmonics.
Faq Id66191
How do I connect the DPO3000/MSO3000 to my PC for use with SignalExpress or control via USB-TMC?
A standard USB cable is required and can be ordered from Tektronix or purchased at a local electronics store. If ordered from Tektronix, the part number is 174-4401-00.
Faq Id60691
On the DPO3000/MSO3000 series+ what video trigger modes are supported?
The DPO3000/MSO3000 series supports 525/NTSC, 625/PAL and SECAM standards. In each case you can specify the trigger to be on odd, even or all fields or on all lines. Trigger on line number, polarity selection, true video autoset, trigger holdoff by …
Faq Id61011
How much vertical rack space does a DPO3000/MSO3000 occupy?
A DPO3000/MSO3000 occupies 5 rack units (8.72 in) in a standard 19-inch rack. For comparison, the TDS 3000B/TDS3000C occupies 4 rack units (6.95 in), the DPO4000/MSO4000 occupies 5 rack units (8.72 in), and the TDS5000B occupies 6 rack units (10.47 …
Faq Id60801
My Tektronix oscilloscope uses the Linux operating system.  Where do I get a copy of the linux open source code as stated in the GNU Lesser General Public License notice?
For our Linux based instruments or programs licensed under the “GNU General Public License (GPL) or Lesser GNU General Public License (LGPL)” the complete corresponding sources are available. You can order a complete machine-readable copy of the …
Faq Id64866
How do I utilize the XY display feature on a DPO/MSO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
The XY display format can be used to measure the phase relationship between two or more synchronous signals. This measurement technique involves inputting one signal into the vertical system as usual and then another signal into the horizontal system …
Faq Id64666
What USB printers have been tested with the DPO3000 series oscilloscopes?
The SUPPORTED PRINTERS page contains a list of all of the printers supported by the drivers currently included with the DPO3000/MSO3000 series oscilloscopes.Always run the latest firmware on your scope, This will assure your scope will support the …
Faq Id61366
How can I get and install firmware updates for the DPO3000/MSO3000 scope?
Firmware updates to correct firmware bugs and provide product improvements are available free through Tektronix Service and on the Tektronix.com website in the Software & Drivers section.The installation instructions and release notes for the …
Faq Id60641
Which probes are compatible with oscilloscopes with the TekVPI probe interface?
There are a couple different types of TekVPI interfaces, one with a notch and one without. The notch was implemented later and was put in place because the front end was designed differently and communicates uniquely with those types of probes …
Faq Id56226
Where Do I Download USB Device Driver For Tektronix USB Instruments?
Tektronix USB instruments use and require a generic USB Device Driver, referred to as a USB Test & Measurement Class driver or USBTMC driver. USBTMC is a subclass of the USB specification.  This driver is typically included with the Virtual …
Faq Id60216
Is the .ISF waveform file format file used on the DPO2000/MSO2000+ DPO3000/MSO3000+ DPO4000/MSO4000 series compatible with the Arb Express software?
The DPO2000/MSO2000, DPO3000/MSO3000, DPO/MSO4000 series format files cannot be imported into Arb Express.
Faq Id63786
How do I clear my memory using TekSecure on a MSO/DPO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
This procedure for clearing the memory on oscilloscope can be applied to the DPO/MSO/MDO4000, DPO/MSO3000 and DPO/MSO2000 Series oscilloscope families. By clearing the memory you will lose all saved reference waveforms, saved setups and all other …
Faq Id64686
What is the maximum rate I can trigger on for SPI bus with my DPO3000/MSO3000?
The specifications are as follows:Maximum Data Rate: 10Mb/s Data trigger: 1 to 16 bits of user-specified data Trigger on: SS Active, MOSI, MISO or MOSI & MISO
Faq Id61281
Where can I find the manual for the application module for my MSO2000+ DPO2000+ MSO3000+ DPO3000+ MSO4000+ or DPO4000 series oscilloscope?
The application modules are all addressed in the user manual for your oscilloscope. Only the power analysis module (DPO3PWR and DPO4PWR) has its own user manual.You could also refer to the Lab Exercise Book for different series oscilloscope in the …
Faq Id60191
Are printed user manuals for the DPO3000/MSO3000 offered in my local language?
The instrument ships with a user manual in any of the following languages; English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Korean, and Russian. The desired language is selected at the time of …
Faq Id60356
What does USBTMC mean?
USBTMC stands for USBTest and Measurement Class and allows GPIB-style communication over USB using USBTMC-compliant VISA layers.
Faq Id56056
I have a Tektronix DPO3000 or MSO3000 instrument that I would like to upgrade the bandwidth on.
DPO3000 and MSO3000 100MHz and 300MHz models with product Software revision 2.38 or greater can be upgraded to a higher bandwidth (300MHz and 500MHz, respectively). Models starting with serial number C02XXXX/B020XXX can be upgraded by the customer by …
Faq Id64621
When should I use MagniVu on my oscilloscope?
MagniVu allows you to have higher resolution to accurately determine edge placement on your digital data. It helps you to make precise timing measurements on digital edges. On the MSO/MDO4000/B/C and MSO5000/B Series, you can see up to 32 times more …
Faq Id63886
Will WaveStar (WSTRO) work with my TDS1000B/2000B DPO3000+ or DPO4000/MSO4000?
No, WaveStar is not compatible with the TDS1000B/2000B, DPO3000, or DPO4000/MSO4000 series scopes. We recommend OpenChoice Software or National Instruments SignalExpress Tektronix Edition as alternatives. These software programs come standard with …
Faq Id64426
How do I erase and declassify an MSO/DPO2000, MSO/DPO/MDO3000, and MSO/DPO/MDO4000 Series oscilloscope?
This example will show you how to declassify the MDO4000/B/C Series oscilloscope. This procedure also applies to the MSO/DPO4000/B, MSO/DPO/MDO3000, and the MSO/DPO2000/B series of oscilloscope.The first step in the declassification process is …
Faq Id66231
DPO3000/MSO3000 and DPO4000/MSO4000: How do I set the oscilloscope so that the screenshot will be sent to the USB or Ethernet port?
In most of our oscilloscopes, when automating acquiring a screenshot, there are several pieces of information needed, including which port the screenshot are sent to. This was done (for example in the TDS3000 series) using these programming …
Faq Id63416
How do I connect to an Oscilloscope over Ethernet with TekVISA?
Please download the following document.  
Faq Id63521
What operating system does the TDS1000B+ TDS2000B+ TPS2000+ MSO/DPO2000+ TDS3000C+ MSO/DPO3000 and MSO/DPO4000 use? And are they susceptible to viruses?
The above oscilloscopes use closed embedded real-time operating systems and do not have the capability to create, modify, run or save programs that are on a USB device or LAN .  Therefore, they are not susceptible to virus attacks and cannot spread …
Faq Id56996
What is aliasing and how do I detect it and fix it on my oscilloscope?
Aliasing is basically a form of under sampling and what is displayed on the scopes is an indistinguishable waveform. The under sampled waveform is then contstructed to look like a slower frequency waveform or a flat line in the case of the sample …
Faq Id64691
How do I connect to my Oscilloscope via an Ethernet connection with NI-VISA?
Connecting via NIVISA has the same end effect to connecting to your instrument via TekVISA, but the method is different. Here is a step-by-step tutorial, using a TDS3000B connected through Ethernet, and NIVISA version 4.0.2. 1. Open National …
Faq Id63526
When the DPO3000 or DPO/MSO4000 is set to sweep speed of 50 ms/div or slower+ you can no longer use Hi Res mode. Is this normal?
Yes. It is true that it goes out of high res mode at this setting, but only when set for Roll mode. Go to the trigger menu, select normal mode, which takes it out of roll mode. Hi Res can then be used.
Faq Id64286
I cannot see my signal on the Oscilloscope. What can I do?
You have many options to help diagnose this issue, below are a few suggestions to get started. If you find yourself needing more help, please connect with our Technical Support Center. You can get started by pressing the "Contact Us" button on the …
Faq Id63686
Companies such as National Instruments and LeCroy sell USB-to-GPIB adapters. How do their adapters compare to the TEK-USB-488?
The products from National Instruments (GPIB-USB-B or GPIB-USB-HS) and LeCroy (WS-GPIB) are USB host to GPIB device adapter. These would be used for instruments that have a GPIB interface with controllers that have a USB port. The TEK-USB-488 was …
Faq Id56456
Are the DPO2AUTO+ DPO2COMP+ and DPO2EMBD Application Modules licensed to a specific MSO2000 or DPO2000 Series oscilloscope serial number? Are the DPO3AERO+ DPO3AUDIO+ DPO3AUTO+ DPO3COMP+ DPO3EMBD+ DPO3FLEX+ DPO3PWR+ and DPO3VID Application Modules licensed to a specific MSO3000 or DPO3000 Series oscilloscope serial number? Are the DPO4AERO+ DPO4AUDIO+ DPO4AUTO+ DPO4AUTOMAX+ DPO4COMP+ DPO4EMBD+ DPO4ENET+ DPO4USB+ DPO4LMT+ DPO4PWR+ MDO4TRIG+ and DPO4VID Application Modules licensed to a specific MDO4000, MSO4000 or DPO4000 Series oscilloscope serial number?
The application modules are not licensed to a specific oscilloscope serial number and can be swapped between the various models within the oscilloscope series.
Faq Id55201
Are LabView drivers available for the DPO2000+ MSO2000+ DPO3000+ MSO3000+DPO4000+ and MSO4000 series oscilloscopes?
A. IVI drivers to support LabView, LabWindows/CVI, and LabView SignalExpress can be found on the National Instrument website. Go to www.ni.com, search on "instrument drivers", and then search by specific model number.The MSO4000, DPO4000, MSO3000 …
Faq Id60341
Programing - How to get and plot a waveform from DPO/MSO/MDO4000 Series scope in Python
There are a few things that are needed for programming with an oscilloscope. First it's important to have a copy of your oscilloscopes Programmers manual. This can be found be searching for manuals on Tek.com and specifying Programmers manual in the …
Faq Id64796
What I2C speeds are supported by the DPO3000/MSO3000+ DPO4000/MSO4000 series trigger and decode?
High speed I2C is defined to be 3.4Mbps, standard mode is 100Kbps and fast mode is 400kbps. The DPO3000/MSO3000, DPO4000/MSO4000 series oscilloscopes supports all three I2C bit rates.
Faq Id56066
I downloaded and Installed OpenChoice Desktop, but it doesn't recognize my scope.
Refer to the Prerequisites.txt file available to download on the same page for OpenChoice desktop. Make sure you have all the prerequisites specified.    Prerequisites 1. PC equipped with  Microsoft Windows 7 32 Bit and 64 Bit OS, Windows 8.1 32 Bit …
Faq Id474266
Can active probes with the TekProbe interface be used on the DPO3000/MSO3000 series scopes?
Yes, with the TPA-BNC adaptor. They will not plug directly into the scope input without this adaptor.
Faq Id60421
MSO3000 / DPO3000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes - Datasheet

Literature Number: 3GW-21364-12
Datasheet
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference

This manual contains the operating specifications for the MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series oscilloscopes, and a performance verification procedure to ensure the oscilloscope is operating to those specifications.
Part Number: 077030002
Performance Verification
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Programmer Manual

This manual explains the use of commands for remotely controlling your oscilloscope.
Part Number: 077030102
Programmer
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes User Manual

This MSO3000 and DPO3000 series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features, functions, and applications.
Part Number: 071265602
Primary User
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Oscilloscopes Application Module Installation Manual

This MSO3000 and DPO3000 document contains installation and verification procedures for application modules.
Part Number: 071252402
User
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Service Manual

This Service manual covers maintenance, troubleshooting, disassembly and reassembly of the instrument to the module level, and a list of customer replaceable parts.
Part Number: 071266700
Service
MSO/DPO2000, MSO/DPO3000, and MSO/DPO4000 Series
Oscilloscope Demo 2 Board Instruction Manual

This MSO2000, DPO2000, MSO3000, DPO3000, MSO4000 and DPO4000 Series Oscilloscope Demo 2 Board Instruction Manual provides examples to help you learn how to use the oscilloscope.
Part Number: 071234701
User
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Oscilloscope Declassification and Security Instructions

This document includes information that is necessary to clear or sanitize the product so it can be removed from a secured area, such as when returning the product for repair.
Part Number: 077030700
Declassification
MSO3000 and DPO3000 Series
Oscilloscopes Application Modules Installation Manual

This MSO3000 and DPO3000 document contains installation and verification procedures for application modules.
Part Number: 071252401
User
TekVISA
Connectivity Software Programmer Manual

This manual describes TekVISA, the Tektronix implementation of the VISA Application Programming Interface(API). TekVISA provides the interface-inde-pendent functionality needed to control and access the embedded software of Tektronix test and measurement equipment in following ways: Using virtual GPIB software running locally on Windows-based instruments Using physical GPIB controller hardware Using asynchronous serial controller hardware
Part Number: 077014000
Programmer
DPO3000 Series Release Note
Release Notes

This document includes information about software or firmware bugs, workarounds, software version differences, and configuration or installation information specific to a release.
Part Number: 071256101
Release Notes
Tektronix DPO
Demo 1 Board Instruction Manual

This document can include information about a product series, how to run a demo program, or give step-by-step instructions on how to use the product.
Part Number: 071253900
Training/Tutorials
RMD3000
DPO3000 Series Rackmount Kit Instructions

This document contains information that supports basic instrument operation as well as how to service to the module level.
Part Number: 071242400
Combined User/Service
KickStart Instrument Control Software Version 2.2.0 (Windows 10, 8, 7 compatible)
"KickStart Software for the PC enables quick test setup and data visualization when using one or more instruments. Key Features • Save time by automating data collection of millions of readings. • Set up a multi-instrument test with the …

Part Number: KICKSTART-2.2.0
Application
KickStart Instrument Control Software Version 2.1.1 (Windows 10, 8, 7 compatible)
"KickStart Software for the PC enables quick test setup and data visualization when using one or more instruments. Key Features • Save time by automating data collection of millions of readings. • Set up a multi-instrument test with the …

Part Number: KICKSTART-2.1.1
Application
TEKVISA Connectivity Software - V4.2.0
TekVISA is the Tektronix implementation of VISA (Virtual Instrument Software Architecture), an industry-standard communication protocol.When installed on a PC, TekVISA provides communication with instruments that are connected to the PC via various …

Part Number: 066093812
Driver
DPO2000, MSO2000, DPO3000 and DPO4000, MSO3000 and MSO4000, MDO3000 and MDO4000 and MDO3 IVI Driver - V1.5
The Tektronix MSO/DPO2000, MDO/MSO/DPO3000, MDO/MSO/DPO4000 and MDO3 IVI Driver is an IVI class-compliant driver. It complies with Scope Class specifications (IVI-4.1) as defined by the IVI foundation. An IVI class-compliant specific driver for an …

Part Number: 066133104
Driver
KickStart Instrument Control Software Version 2.1.0 (Windows 10, 8, 7 compatible)
"KickStart Software for the PC enables quick test setup and data visualization when using one or more instruments. Key Features • Save time by automating data collection of millions of readings. • Set up a multi-instrument test with the …

Part Number: KICKSTART-2.1.0
Application
TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE - V4.1.1
TekVISA is the Tektronix implementation of VISA (Virtual Instrument Software Architecture), an industry-standard communication protocol.When installed on a PC, TekVISA provides communication with instruments that are connected to the PC via various …

Part Number: 066093811
Driver
Tektronix Openchoice Desktop Application TDSPCS1 - v2.6
The Tektronix OpenChoice Desktop free application lets you capture oscilloscope screen images, waveform data, and settings from a Microsoft Windows computer. After installing the software, refer to the section “Connecting to a PC” in your …

Part Number: 066093914
Utility
TekScope Anywhere, TM
TekScope Anywhere™ brings the power of the oscilloscope analysis environment to the PC. Your workflow becomes more flexible because you can now perform complex analysis tasks including timing, eye, and jitter analysis outside of the lab. Waveform …

Part Number: 066177100
Application
Tektronix Toolbars for Microsoft Office 32 bit - V4.0.4
Tektronix Toolbars for Microsoft Office v4.0.4 provide toolbars (add-ins) for the 32 bit versions of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word. This version of Toolbars requires OpenChoice TekVISA v4.0.4 (Part Number 066093809) to be preinstalled on the PC …

Part Number: 066133202
Utility
TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE, V4.0.4
TekVISA is the Tektronix implementation of VISA (Virtual Instrument Software Architecture), an industry-standard communication protocol. When installed on a PC, TekVISA provides communication with instruments that are connected to the PC via various …

Part Number: 066093809
Driver
DPO3000 AND MSO3000 FIRMWARE - V2.40
This firmware is an upgrade for all DPO3000 and MSO3000 Series oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 063416114
Firmware
DPO2000, DPO3000, DPO4000 IVI Driver
The Tektronix DPO2000, DPO3000, DPO4000 IVI Driver is an IVI class-compliant driver. It complies with Scope Class specifications (IVI-4.1) as defined by the IVI foundation. An IVI class-compliant specific driver for an oscilloscope exports the API …

Part Number: 066133101
Driver
DPO3000 AND MSO3000 FIRMWARE V2.38
This firmware is an upgrade for all DPO3000 and MSO3000 Series oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 063416113
Firmware
DPO3000 AND MSO3000 FIRMWARE V2.31
This firmware is an upgrade for all DPO3000 and MSO3000 Series oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 063416112
Firmware
NI SIGNALEXPRESS TEKTRONIX EDITION v2.5.1
National Instruments SignalExpress(tm) Tektronix Edition provides the industry's first true USB plug-n-play connectivity for instrumentation offering an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface that does not require any programming. SignalExpress(tm) …

Part Number: 066077003
Application
USING MATLAB WITH MSO_DPO4000 AND MSO_DPO3000 SERIES OSCILLOSCOPES v1.0
MATLAB is a software environment and programming language that enables Tektronix oscilloscope users to acquire and analyze data, graphically visualize data, make custom measurements, generate reports, and develop automated applications. Perform …

Part Number: 066110000
Driver
3000 X-Series vs. MSO/DPO3000 Series True Cost of Your Scope
Tektronix bench oscilloscopes are packed with innovative features to help you get your job done faster, built right into the scope. And, with a comprehensive set of probes and accessories included standard, you can start testing right out of the box …

Literature Number: 3GW-27999-0
Competitive
Introduction to Video Measurements
In this application note, we demonstrate using a MSO/DPO5000, MDO/MSO/DPO4000 and MDO/MSO/DPO3000 Series Oscilloscope to make a variety of video measurements that are common in standard and high definition systems.

Literature Number: 3GW-20975-2
Application Note
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.  

Literature Number: 55W-29028-13
Selection Guide
Making MicroVolt Biomedical Measurements
Learn how paying attention to grounding, isolation, and probe shielding can produce very refined biomedical measurement, inexpensively.

Literature Number: 48W-28061-0
Technical Brief
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 …

Literature Number: 03Z-8605-7
Primer
Wave Inspector® Navigation and Search: Simplifying Waveform Analysis
Modern digital oscilloscopes can capture massive amounts of data which must then be analyzed. Discover how the Tektronix Wave Inspector® navigation and search capability gives you the tools to extract the answers you need fast and efficiently.

Literature Number: 48T-19039-9
Application Note
Testing a New Switch Mode Power Supply Design Poster
Get a quick overview of the key measurements for verifying a new switch mode power supply (SMPS) design.  This poster shows key measurements, from verifying your prototype during initial startup, to optimizing switching loss and magnetic losses, to …

Literature Number: 46W-60156-0
Poster
Tektronix MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. Agilent DSO5000A Fact Sheet
Compare the Tektronix MSO/DPO3000 Series oscilloscope with the Agilent DSO5000A in this insightful product comparison. See why persistence modes are critical for taking measurements and learn the real story behind record length, search/navigation …

Literature Number: 3GT-21553-7
Competitive
Tektronix MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. Yokogawa DLM2000 Fact Sheet
Side-by-side comparison on important features like serial triggering and decode, waveform navigation and search, and discovering an intermittent pulse.

Literature Number: 3GW-24010-1
Competitive
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 …

Literature Number: 55T-18412-6
Primer
10 Factors in Choosing a Basic Oscilloscope.
This guide will give you a quick overview of the key factors that determine the suitability of a basic oscilloscope for the job at hand. Learn the XYZ's of Oscilloscopes »  

Literature Number: 3GW_60848_1
Brochure
Tektronix MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. LeCroy WaveSurfer XS Fact Sheet
Side-by-side comparison on important features like serial triggering and decode, waveform navigation and search, and waveform capture rate.

Literature Number: 3GW-22192-4
Competitive
MSO/DPO3000 vs Agilent MSO7000 Fact Sheet
Side-by-side comparison on important features like serial triggering and decode, waveform navigation and search, waveform capture rate, digital debug with MSO, and more.

Literature Number: 48T-25676-0
Competitive
MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. Agilent MSO/DSO3000 X-Series Fact Sheet
Side-by-side comparison on important features like serial triggering and decode, waveform navigation and search, waveform capture rate, digital debug with MSO, and more.

Literature Number: 3GW-26815-1
Competitive
MSO/DPO4000 & MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. LeCroy MS-500 Mixed Signal Solution
Side-by-side comparison on important features like display size, searching on analog and digital data, and setup and hold triggering.

Literature Number: 3GT-24011-0
Competitive
MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. Agilent MSO/DSO3000 X-Series Video - Overview
This is a side-by-side comparison that evaluates important features like triggering capability, waveform navigation and search, measurement accuracy, digital debug , and more.   Time: 7 minutes   View video

Literature Number: 3GW-26641-1
Competitive
MSO/DPO3000 Series vs. Agilent MSO/DSO7000A Fact Sheet
Side-by-side comparison on important features like serial triggering and decode, waveform navigation and search, and measurement and channel math.

Literature Number: 3GT-24009-0
Competitive
This short video compares the current measurement features of a Tektronix TCP0030 current probe connected to an MSO3054 oscilloscope and an Agilent 1147A current probe connected to an MSO-X 3054A …
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