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    Ethernet Transmitter Test Application Software
    The Ethernet Transmitter Test Application automates 10GBASE-T, NBASE-T, and IEEE802.3bz (2.5G/5G) physical medium attachment (PMA) physical-layer (PHY) electrical testing to provide a fast and accurate way of testing your Ethernet designs.
    Digital and Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes
    Engineers rely on an oscilloscope throughout their design cycle, from prototype turn-on to production testing. The MSO/DPO70000 Series oscilloscopes' unique capabilities combined with exceptional signal acquisition performance and analysis accelerate …
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    Working Remotely with Tektronix Oscilloscopes Running the Windows Operating System
    Most modern Tektronix oscilloscopes support one or more ways of working remotely. These methods include simple file-sharing and offline analysis, control using PC software, custom programming in Python or other languages, and Windows Remote Desktop …
    Technical Brief
    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.
    Selection Guide
    Measurement System Signal Integrity: Important Factors to Consider
    Sufficient bandwidth is a key oscilloscope requirement for making accurate measurements. However, there are a number of other factors and specifications that can help you properly perform signal integrity characterization.
    Technical Brief
    Using FastFrame™ Segmented Memory
    This application note explains how to use FastFrame(TM) Segmented Memory feature to capture signal bursts or data packets without using memory to capture unimportant dead time.  This application note applies to the following series of …
    Application Note
    Mixed Signal Design Guide
    Modern embedded system design and computing systems have become progressively more powerful by incorporating high-speed buses, industry standard subsystems, and more integrated functionality in chips. They have also become more complex, more …
    Application Note
    Maintain Signal Integrity From Bus To Oscilloscope At 30 GHz And Beyond
    With serial data rates continuing to climb, the margin between pass and fail has shrunk to the point where noise from the signal and the measurement system can combine to close the eye. This technical article will provide guidance on signal integrity …
    Product Article
    New Solution Boosts Accuracy of High-Speed Signal Measurements
    Tektronix Introduces SignalCorrect Software, TCS70902 Calibration Source to Quickly Characterize and De-embed Interconnects BEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 18, 2015 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, has introduced a new …
    News Release
    Understanding and Performing USB 2.0 Electrical Testing and Debugging
    USB 2.0 is used in a wide range of applications, thanks to its performance, reliability and relatively low cost. Automated USB 2.0 compliance testing may be used to prepare for formal compliance certification, or simply to validate bus performance …
    Application Note
    Remote Head Acquisition Improves High Speed Serial Measurement
    As high speed serial data rates continue to increase, the need to maximize margin in measurements increases. Coaxial cables, even good quality ones can impact the measurement margin. Remote heads for oscilloscopes provide clear advantages that …
    Application Note
    iCapture™ Analog MUX
    View an electrical signal in digital and analog forms simultaneously using a single voltage probe with iCapture™ Analog MUX.This white paper discusses the need for probing a circuit as well as the challenges of minimizing probe loading. In addition …
    Inside the MSO/DPO70000DX Series
    Tektronix MSO/DPO70000DX Series oscilloscopes feature a custom, highly advanced, front-end (Multi-Chip Module or MCM), that ensures that the integrity of high-speed signals are maintained before they are sampled. This delivers an industry leading …
    Application Note
    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. Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences …
    Selection Guide
    OS Restore Process for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes
    This document identifies the OS Restore Process for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes.
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Bit SP1 Operating System Recovery
    This document instructs how to restore the instrument operating system.
    SDRAM Memory Systems: Embedded Test & Measurement Challenges
    DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) is attractive to designers because it provides a broad range of performance and is used in a wide variety of memory system designs for computers and embedded systems. This DRAM memory primer provides an overview of …
    DesignCon 2015 Paper – Hybrid Modeled Measured Characterization of a 320 Gbit/s Backplane System
    This paper explores a case study of a multilane Ethernet backplane 320 Gbit/s system that is difficult to fully measure and deembed, implements a hybrid method of modeling, deembedding, and measurement, explores improvements to the metrology and …
    Dual Scope Synchronization
    The Tektronix DPO/DSA/MSO70000 models above 12 GHz in bandwidth provide 50 GS/s sampling rate on each of 4 channels simultaneously, or 100 GS/s sampling rate on 2 channels in interleaved mode. With interleaved operation comes the opportunity for …
    Application Note
    Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note
    With today's rapid advances in radar technology, developing and manufacturing highly specialized and innovative electronic products to detect radar signals takes leading-edge technology and tools. Tektronix innovative test equipment reduces testing …
    Application Note
    Automated Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) Measurements
    Low Voltage Differential Signaling (LVDS) is a popular signaling system for applications requiring high speed data transfers using low power. This application note explains the basic elements of LVDS signaling, details measurements based on an …
    Application Note
    Analyzing 8b/10b Encoded Signals with a Real-time Oscilloscope
    This application note discusses troubleshooting and verifying devices with 8b/10b serial buses using the Tektronix MSO/DPO/DSA70000 Series oscilloscopes with their powerful real time triggering of 8b/10b serial buses.
    Application Note
    Analyzing 26 to 53 GBd PAM4 Optical and Electrical Signals
    The need to deliver data rates in excess of 50 Gb/s has created great interest in bringing next generation PAM4 components and systems to market. This paper presents techniques for analyzing 28 GBaud and 53 GBaud optical and electrical PAM4 signals …
    Application Note
    The Basics of Serial Data Compliance and Validation Measurements
    High-speed serial bus architectures are the new norm in today’s high-performance designs. While parallel bus standards are undergoing some changes, serial buses are established across multiple markets – computers, cell phones, entertainment systems …
    Best Practices for MSO/DPO70000/DPO7000 Series oscilloscopes
    This document summarizes the Best Practices for using Tektronix MSO70000/C, DPO7000/C, DPO70000/B/C/D and DSA70000/B/C/D Series products.
    Optical Bandwidth Requirements for NRZ and PAM4 Signaling
    Until recently, both optical and electrical bandwidths produced similar results but this is no longer the case with the recent IEEE spec change. This paper clarifies these terms, mathematically shows how they are related, and provides the basis to …
    In-circuit Measurement of Inductors and Transformers with an Oscilloscope
    An oscilloscope can be used to measure the performance of inductors and transformers under operating conditions.  This application note: Provides a quick review of practical inductor and transformer theory, especially related to power supply …
    Application Note
    Comparison of New versus Legacy Ethernet Compliance Test Automation
    New test automation software is available for Ethernet 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T compliance testing.  The new "CMENET3" solution is based on the TekExpress framework and provides significant test time and workflow improvements over the …
    Fact Sheet
    Electrical Verification of DDR Memory
    With the ever increasing DDR SDRAM Clock Frequencies and Signal Edge Rates, signal integrity and bus state verification techniques are increasingly important for DDR Memory design success. This application note focuses on techniques for triggering …
    Application Note
    Tektronix Releases First Test Solution for MIPI M-PHY® Specification v3.1
    Tektronix MSO/DPO70000DX Oscilloscopes, P7600 Series TriMode™ Probes Offer Industry's Lowest Noise Solution for M-PHY MeasurementsBEAVERTON, Ore., November 11, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced …
    News Release
    Tektronix Named Finalist For EDN Innovation Award
    Tektronix Rolls Out HDMI 2.0 Compliance Test and Debug Support
    New Test Solution Enables New "4K" Video Monitor Technology for Fast, Consistent and Accurate ResultsBEAVERTON, Ore., June 10, 2014 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that a new Method of …
    News Release
    Tektronix Provides Raspberry Pi with Measurement Solutions to Test and Develop Current and Next Generation High Speed Interfaces
    23 GHz Mixed Signal Oscilloscope and 25GS/s Arbitrary Waveform Generators Help Raspberry Pi to Test HDMI, MIPI and USB InterfacesBRACKNELL, UK. March 20, 2017 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced …
    News Release
    Tektronix Wins "Best in Test" 2010 Award
    Tektronix Launches TekScope Anywhere to Improve Collaboration, Boost Productivity
    New Software Solution Extends Visualization, Analysis and Reporting Capabilities of Tektronix Oscilloscopes to PCs, TabletsBEAVERTON, Ore., Jan. 27, 2015 - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced TekScope …
    News Release
    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 …
    Physical Layer Compliance Testing for 100BASE-TX
    This application note describes various physical layer tests including amplitude domain, return loss, jitter and duty cycle-distortion and compliance testing using TDSET3 software.
    Application Note
    Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Solution
    Quick overview of the complete Tektronix solution for Project 25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR).
    Fact Sheet
    Debug and Validation of High Performance Mixed Signal Designs
    High performance mixed analog and digital systems continue to evolve with increasing performance and complexity. Designers need to quickly find and analyze a wide range of problems from signal integrity issues such as crosstalk or jitter to bus …
    Application Note
    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 …
    Application Note
    Debugging High-Performance Designs with Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes
    These are real world functional examples of how engineers have used the Tektronix MSO70000 Series Performance Mixed Signal Oscilloscope in the following three areas of electronic design: Memory High Speed Serial (PCI Express and HDMI Video) RF
    High Speed Interface Standards
    This e-Guide will help you learn more about design challenges for testing PCIe 4.0, SAS, SuperSpeed USB, and DDR4 standards. Within the pages of the eGuide you will also get quick access to technical resources that will help you understand design …
    How-to Guide
    2020 Tektronix and Keithley Product Catalog
    We have the right products to ensure your success. Browse our new Tektronix and Keithley Product Catalog and explore our complete line of test and measurement solutions. You’ll find over 130 pages of key product details and specifications …
    Selection Guide
    Troubleshooting Ethernet Problems with your Oscilloscope
    This Application Note: •     Gives a brief orientation on the physical layer and packet structure of Ethernet, with a goal of providing just enough detail to help with troubleshooting •     Explains how to set up decoding on an oscilloscope …
    Application Note
    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 …
  • This webinar will explain how to prepare for next generation DDR-based memory testing. Learn about the changes these new standards bring to electrical verification and how to prepare for proper …
    Duration: 15m 38s
    As design margins shrink, accurate and standard-specific measurement is key to debugging, verifying design and performing interoperability testing when designing PCIe devices. Having confidence in …
    Duration: 53m 34s
    Learn how to dramatically cut down test time on required compliance interop tests for USB3 using an automated test suite from Tektronix. 
    Duration: 4m 5s
    The MSO/DPO70000 Series oscilloscope delivers exceptional signal acquisition performance and analysis capability. Discover your real signals and capture more signal details with the industry's …
    Duration: 5m 50s
    This Tektronix webinar will teach engineers how to use modeling tools to correlate simulations with high-speed physical layer measurements on Serial Bus Standards using the DPO/MSO70000 Series …
    Duration: 27m 39s
    Get a view into next generation datacenter technology. After an overview, we dive into the signal analysis of coherent links.
    Duration: 24m 53s
    Learn how to open closed eyes using equalization techniques and how to de-embed reflections and loss caused by the measurement setup using SDLA Visualizer for Tektronix Real-Time Oscilloscopes.
    Duration: 30m 56s
    The NEW P7700 Series TriMode Probe provides the highest probe fidelity available for real-time oscilloscopes. Watch our 60-second video to see how this new probe can help minimize noise and easily …
    Duration: 55s