TDS3000C Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope

TDS3000C Digital Phosphor Oscilloscope

With up to 500 MHz bandwidth and 5 GS/s sample rate, the TDS3000C Oscilloscope Series provides you with the performance to visualize fast-changing signals in a compact, battery-capable design. With dedicated front-panel controls and 25 automatic measurements, the TDS3000C Series is easy to use so you spend less time re-learning how to use your oscilloscope and more time on the task at hand.
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Bandwidth

Up to 500 MHz

Analog Channels

2 or 4

Record Length

10k points

Sample Rate

Up to 5 GS/s

 

Features

Benefits

Digital real-time sampling Accurately capture signals with at least 5x oversampling.
Digital phosphor display Quickly capture and visualize glitches and infrequent events with a high waveform capture rate and intensity-graded display.
Advanced triggering Capture digital signal anomalies with runt, glitch, rise/fall-time, and setup/hold violation triggers.
Dedicated front-panel controls Spend less time learning and more time on the task at hand with front-panel controls.
Front-panel USB host port Quickly store and transfer your waveforms.
PC connectivity Simply transfer, analyze and document results with NI LabVIEW SignalExpress™ TE and Tektronix OpenChoice® Desktop software.
Just 5.9 inches (149 mm) deep Free up valuable bench space.
Battery pack (optional) Work where you need to with up to three hours of portable battery operation.
Application modules (optional) Transform your oscilloscope into a specialized instrument for limit testing, telecom mask testing, and video troubleshooting.

 


Models

Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS3012C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
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Configure & Quote
TDS3014C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
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Configure & Quote
TDS3032C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
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TDS3034C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
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TDS3052C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
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TDS3054C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
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Configure & Quote
Model TDS3012C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
100 MHz1.25 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3014C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
100 MHz1.25 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Model TDS3032C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
300 MHz2.5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3034C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
300 MHz2.5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Model TDS3052C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
500 MHz5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3054C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
500 MHz5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS3012C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
-
Configure & Quote
TDS3014C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
-
Configure & Quote
TDS3032C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
-
Configure & Quote
TDS3034C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
-
Configure & Quote
TDS3052C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2
-
Configure & Quote
TDS3054C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4
-
Configure & Quote
Model TDS3012C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
100 MHz1.25 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3014C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
100 MHz1.25 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Model TDS3032C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
300 MHz2.5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3034C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
300 MHz2.5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Model TDS3052C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
500 MHz5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
2
Model TDS3054C
Analog BandwidthSample RateRecord Length
500 MHz5 GS/s10 Kpoints
Analog Channels
4
Data SheetSoftware Package / Software OptionDescriptionConfigure and Quote
TDS3AAM Application Module: Advanced Analysis Configure & Quote
TDS3LIM Application Module: Limit Testing Configure & Quote
TDS3TMT Application Module: Telecom Mask Testing Configure & Quote
TDS3VID Application Module: HDTV and Custom Video Triggering Configure & Quote
High Voltage Differential Probes
Datasheet LinkProbeDescriptionConfigure and Quote
P5205A High Voltage Probe: 100 MHz, 50X/500X, 1.3 kV, Differential, BNC Configure & Quote
P5210A High Voltage Probe: 50 MHz, 100X/1000X, 5.6 kV, Differential, BNC Configure & Quote
Passive Probe
Datasheet LinkProbeDescriptionConfigure and Quote
P6139B Passive Probe: 500 MHz, 10X, BNC Configure & Quote
Low Voltage Single Ended Probes
Datasheet LinkProbeDescriptionConfigure and Quote
P6243 Active Probe: 1 GHz, 10X, Single-ended, TekProbe Configure & Quote
Current Probe
Datasheet LinkProbeDescriptionConfigure and Quote
TCP202A Probe, AC/DC Current; DC coupled, 15 Amp Max DC; 50 MHz BW, TekProbe Lvl2 Interface; Certificate of Traceable Calibration Standard Configure & Quote
Data SheetAccessoryDescription
1103 TekProbe Power Supply
AC3000 Soft Carrying Case
HCTEK4321 Hard Carrying Case
TDS3GV MODULE; COMMUNICATION MODULE, GPIB, VGA, RS-232
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
Oscilloscope Selection Guide
From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of oscilloscopes from Tektronix.
Literature number: 46W-31080-7
Selection Guide 04 Nov 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 your…
Literature number: 60W_14232_10
Product Selector Guide 11 Sep 2019
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 27 Aug 2019
I have a TDS3000 scope and just connected it to the Ethernet. In the Ethernet setup menu there is a Test Connection selection. What does the Test Connection test?
The Test Connection button pings the Gateway. If the Gateway IP Address is not specified, or specified incorrectly, the Test Connection will fail. This applies whether you are using a crossover cable or a "real" Ethernet connection. The selection is not…
FAQ ID: 55806 14 Aug 2019
I'm not on a LAN but I'd like to establish a peer-to-peer connection to my PC via the scope's Ethernet port. Is this possible?
Certainly. A crossover cable or Ethernet Hub can be used to make a direct Peer-to-Peer connection from the scope's Ethernet port to the PC's Ethernet port. The concept is similar to using a null modem cable to connect a scope to a PC via RS-232. A Peer-…
FAQ ID: 61916 14 Aug 2019
10 Factors in Choosing a Basic Oscilloscope.
Basic oscilloscopes are used as windows into signals for…
Literature number: 3GW_60848_1
Brochure 13 Aug 2019
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
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 and…
FAQ ID: 474266 30 Jul 2019
What probe interface does my oscilloscope have?
Oscilloscope series Probe interface CSA7000/CSA7000B TekConnect DPO2000 TekVPI DPO3000 TekVPI DPO4000/DPO4000B TekVPI DPO5000 / DPO5000B TekVPI DPO7000 TekVPI DPO70000/DPO70000B/DPO70000C TekConnect DSA70000/…
FAQ ID: 64251 30 Jul 2019
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 Instrument…
FAQ ID: 63526 30 Jul 2019
How do I connect to an Oscilloscope over Ethernet with TekVISA?
Please download the following document.  
FAQ ID: 63521 29 Jul 2019
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 ID: 60306 29 Jul 2019
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 right…
FAQ ID: 63686 29 Jul 2019
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 ID: 247211 29 Jul 2019
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 ID: 64796 16 Jul 2019
How to save an image on the TDS3000C series scope?
Setup: First, select the Utility button, then select the System button from the menu below the display. Toggle the System button and highlight Hard Copy, select Format from the same lower menu. In the Format menu select BMP, PCX or TIFF. From the Port…
FAQ ID: 60731 16 Jul 2019
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 ID: 64791 16 Jul 2019
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 Application…
FAQ ID: 69181 25 Jun 2019
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. Agilent…
FAQ ID: 69176 25 Jun 2019
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