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TBS1000C Digital Storage Oscilloscope

Offering affordable performance in a compact design, the TBS1000C digital storage oscilloscope provides the features, versatility and durability required by today's educational institutions, embedded designers, and maker community.  The TBS1000C includes a 7-inch WVGA color display with up to 1 GS/s sample rate, bandwidths from 50 MHz to 200 MHz and a five-year warranty.  Its innovative courseware system integrates lab exercises with step-by-step instructions for students. The HelpEverywhere® system provides useful tips and hints throughout the user interface to make the instrument more approachable to a new user.
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US $510 - US $2,000
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Up to 200 MHz

Analog channels


Sampling Rate

1 GS/s


5 years


Digital storage oscilloscope display

Manage everyday test challenges faster without challenging your budget

With its combination of features and capabilities, the TBS1000C is designed so you can learn and work faster at a very affordable price.

  • 7-inch WVGA color display with 15 horizontal divisions shows 50% more signal
  • 32 automated measurements enable fast and convenient testing of a wide variety of signal conditions
  • Dual window FFT with simultaneous time and frequency domain views to understand signal frequency content
  • Disable autoset cursors and measurements
  • Trigger frequency counter
  • Pan and zoom capability to quickly see signal details in an area of interest
  • Multi-language user interface with support for ten languages in the user interface and front panel overlay
  • Small footprint and light weight
  • Fanless design for low noise operation


Software Solutions

Driven by the rapid transition to remote-hybrid learning, there are a number of new Tektronix software solutions which help remote access, data analysis, as well as remote data sharing and collaboration.

Learn more about each software offering, and how it can enhance the remote reaching lab Learning experience.

Oscilloscope software
Education oscilloscope

Educate tomorrow's leading engineers with today's powerful learning tools

Every TBS1000C is equipped with special features that make learning easier, so educators can focus on teaching engineering fundamentals, rather than teaching how to use the oscilloscope.

  • HelpEverywhere provides on-screen tips that explain different instrument settings
  • Built-in oscilloscope handbook provides operating instructions and oscilloscope fundamentals
  • Integrated courseware provides lab exercise guidance on the display
  • Autoset, cursors, and automated measurements can be disabled to help educators teach basic concepts to students

New features that make the best scopes better

  • 7-inch WVGA color display with 15 horizontal divisions to display 50% more signal
  • Compact design; improved user and programming interface
  • Integrated courseware system integrates lab exercises with step-by-step instructions for students
  • HelpEverywhere® system provides useful tips and hints throughout the user interface
  • Triggering and acquisition modes for troubleshooting a variety of mixed signal designs
  • Educators can disable the autoset, cursors, and automated measurements to facilitate teaching basic concepts
Display 7 inch 9 inch (800x480)
Record Length 20K points 5M points
Horizontal Grids 15 15
Channels 2 2 or 4
Bandwidth Up to 200 Mhz Up to 200 Mhz
Sample Rate Up to 1 GS/s Up to 2 GS/s
Automatic Measurements 32 32
Applications R & D and Education R & D and Education
Education Solution Courseware included, HelpEverywhere, disable autoset cursors and measurements 
Courseware included, HelpEverywhere, ScopeIntro, disable autoset cursors and measurements
Warranty 5 years 5 years
Digital storage oscilloscope applications for education


The TBS1000C digital storage oscilloscope offers new features that enable educators to devote more time to teaching engineering concepts and less time on lab setup and management.

  • Built-in Courseware Lab Viewer
  • HelpEverywhere system with on-screen tips and hints throughout the user interface
  • Ability to independently disable AutoSet, Cursors and Measurements
  • Five-year warranty as standard
  • Kensington lock

Embedded Design

The TBS1000C digital storage oscilloscope provides the embedded design engineer with a 7-inch WVGA display that shows 50% more horizontal signal with 15 divisions.

  • Easily and quickly pan and zoom to quickly see signal details in areas of interest
  • 32 automatic measurements enable you to measure the most commonly needed parameters
  • Built in FFT for quick frequency domain analysis
TBS1000C oscilloscope display
Accessory AC2100
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Accessory HCTEK4321
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Accessory TEK-USB-488
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AC2100 Soft Carrying Case
HCTEK4321 Hard Carrying Case

Get oscilloscope waveform analysis capabilities right on your PC

Analyze waveforms anywhere, anytime with TekScope PC analysis software. Educators and engineers alike will appreciate the ability to measure and control waveform data from any location and share with remote colleagues and classmates.

  • Recall and view waveforms, perform cursor and automated measurements, create time trends, histograms and spectrum views for free in the base package
  • Use as teaching / learning aid to for Oscilloscopes and basic signal analysis
  • Perform basic instrument control, waveform transfer, analysis and protocol decode on a TBS1000C / TBS2000B oscilloscope with TEKSCOPE-ENTRY license

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Control your instruments from your PC

Drive innovation through faster test & measurement with KickStart Software. KickStart instrument control software for the PC enables quick test setup, text execution and data visualization. By plotting data immediately and offering quick statistical summaries of the data in the reading table, KickStart allows you to gather insights faster and make the decisions you need to make.

  • Run tests on multiple types of bench instruments independently or simultaneously
  • Auto export data for long term logging
  • Replicate tests quickly using saved test configurations
  • Use built-in plotting, comparison and statistical tools to quickly discover measurement anomalies and trends
  • Configure tests using simulated instruments and swap in real instruments when available
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