Tektronix MSO/DPO5000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes

Product Announcement from Microlease Inc.

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Tektronix MSO5000, DPO5000 Digital Phosphor, Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes

Feature-rich Tools for Debugging Mixed Signal Designs

With the MSO/DPO5000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Series, you can analyze up to 20 analog and digital signals with a single instrument to quickly find and diagnose problems in complex designs. Bandwidths up to 2 GHz and sample rates up to 10 GS/s ensure you have the performance you need to see fast-changing signal details. To capture long windows of signal activity while maintaining fine timing resolution, the MSO/DPO5000 Series offers a deep record length of up to 12.5M points standard on all channels and an optional record length of up to 250M points on two channels. With Wave Inspector® controls for rapid waveform navigation, and more than 10 optional software and analysis packages for common technologies and in-depth analysis tasks, the MSO/DPO5000 Series from Tektronix provides the feature-rich tools you need to simplify and speed debug of your complex design.

Comprehensive Features Speed Every Stage of Debug

The MSO/DPO5000 Series offers a robust set of features to speed every stage of debugging your design - from quickly discovering an anomaly and capturing it, to searching your waveform record for the event and analyzing its characteristics and your device's behavior.

Key Performance Specifications

  • 2 GHz, 1 GHz, 500 MHz, and 350 MHz Bandwidth Models
  • Up to 10 GS/s Real-time Sample Rate on One or Two Channels and up to 5 GS/s on All Four Channels
  • Up to 250 Megapoint Record Length with MultiView Zoom™
  • >250,000 wfms/s Maximum Waveform Capture Rate with FastAcq™
  • FastFrame Segmented Memory Acquisition Mode with >310,000 Frames per Second Capture Rate
  • Standard Passive Voltage Probes with Less than 4 pF Capacitive Loading and 500 MHz or 1 GHz Analog Bandwidth
  • 16 Digital Channels (MSO Series). Field upgradeable MSO capability
  • User-selectable Bandwidth Limit Filters for Better Low-frequency Measurement Accuracy
  • 53 Automated Measurements, Waveform Histograms, and FFT Analysis for Simplified Waveform Analysis
  • Optional Serial Triggering and Analysis
  • Optional Technology Specific Analysis
  • Standard removable hard disk drive
  • Microsoft® Windows 7 64-bit Operating System
  • USB, LAN (LXI-C)

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To debug a design problem, first you must know it exists. Every design engineer spends time looking for problems in their design, a time-consuming and frustrating task without the right debug tools. The MSO/DPO5000 Series offers the industry's most complete visualization of signals, providing fast insight into the real operation of your device. Tektronix proprietary FastAcq™ technology delivers a fast waveform capture - greater than 250,000 waveforms per second - that enables you to see glitches and other infrequent transients within seconds, revealing the true nature of device faults. A digital phosphor display with color intensity grading shows the history of a signal's activity by using color to identify areas of the signal that occur more frequently, providing a visual display of just how often anomalies occur.

Wave Inspector® Navigation and Advanced Search and Mark

A 12.5M point standard record length represents thousands of screens of information. The MSO/DPO5000 Series enables you to find your event in seconds with Wave Inspector, the industry's best tool for navigation and search.

Digital Phosphor Technology

The MSO/DPO5000 Series' digital phosphor technology provides you with fast insight into the real operation of your device. Its fast waveform capture rate - greater than 250,000 wfm/s - gives you a high probability of quickly seeing the infrequent problems common in digital systems: runt pulses, glitches, timing issues, and more.
Waveforms are superimposed with one another and waveform points are color coded by frequency of occurrence. This quickly highlights the events that occur more often over time or, in the case of infrequent anomalies, occur less often.
With the MSO/DPO5000 Series, you can choose infinite persistence or variable persistence, determining how long the previous waveform acquisitions stay on-screen. This allows you to determine how often an anomaly is occurring.

Accurate High-speed Probing

The TPP Series probes, included standard with every MSO/DPO5000 Series oscilloscope, provide up to 1 GHz of analog bandwidth, and less than 4 pF of capacitive loading. The extremely low-capacitive loading minimizes adverse affects on your circuits and is more forgiving of longer ground leads. And with the probe's wide bandwidth, you can see the high-frequency components in your signal, which is critical for high-speed applications. The TPP Series passive voltage probes offer all the benefits of general-purpose probes like high dynamic range, flexible connection options, and robust mechanical design, while providing the performance of active probes.

Mixed Signal Design and Analysis (MSO Series)

The MSO5000 Series mixed-signal oscilloscopes provide 16 digital channels. These channels are tightly integrated into the oscilloscope's user interface, simplifying operation and making it possible to solve mixed-signal issues easily. Plus, you can upgrade a DSO5000 to have MSO capabilities at any time with the MSOE upgrade kit.

All Models Include: One passive voltage probe per analog channel (TPP0500: 500 MHz, 10X, 3.9 pF for 500 MHz and 350 MHz models; TPP1000: 1 GHz, 10X, 3.9 pF for 2 GHz and 1 GHz models), front cover (200-5130-xx), touch-screen stylus (119-6107-xx), user manual (071-2790-xx), NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition software, accessory pouch, mouse, Calibration Certificate documenting measurement traceability to National Metrology Institute(s), Z 540-1 Compliance and ISO9001, power cord, one-year warranty.

MSO Models also Include: P6616 16-channel logic probe and a logic probe accessory kit (020-2662-xx).