Engineering360 News Desk | July 07, 2022
Tektronix has unveiled the 2 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope (MSO), engineered to go seamlessly from the bench to the field and back and enabling workflows previously unimagined on a scope. It is the first portable oscilloscope to offer benchtop performance and the Tektronix user interface. Weighing less than 4 lbs and 1.5 inches thin, the 2 Series MSO can fit into a small backpack, delivering unmatched performance and portability.
With the 2 Series MSO, engineers can achieve things not possible on previous oscilloscopes. The easy to use 10.1 inch touchscreen display makes working on the go easier and faster. The built-in capabilities of the optional arbitrary function generator, pattern generator, voltmeter and frequency counter mean users have versatility built into one instrument — increasing what they can do while reducing the number of instruments to carry or purchase. With up to eight hours of battery power, engineers will discover a new level of freedom on the job.
The 2 Series MSO joins the line-up of other Tektronix oscilloscopes with the user experience also found on the 3, 4, 5 and 6 Series oscilloscopes. This makes it easier for engineers to work effortlessly across these Tektronix products, while the easy-to-use experience means engineers can do more in less time. With the feel of a mobile device, debugging is faster and more intuitive. The colored LED ring lights around the knobs indicate active sources or parameters to adjust or to indicate status.
With a variety of integrated options, the 2 Series MSO is equipped for advanced debugging in a single instrument, including:
- Bandwidths from 70 MHz to 500 MHz
- Two or four analog channel inputs
- 16 digital channels (available with future software release)
- 2.5 GS/s sample rate
- Optional 50 MHz arbitrary function generator
- Built-in pattern generator, voltmeter and frequency counter (available with future software release)
- Optional battery provides up to eight hours of power
Natively integrated software tools allow engineers to collaborate, troubleshoot and debug designs across time zones. The 2 Series MSO includes TekDrive, a test and measurement data workspace in the cloud where engineers can upload, store, organize and share any file from a connected device. Users can also perform analysis on a waveform and save it back to the cloud for immediate viewing and feedback from peers.
The 2 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope is available globally. To access pricing and other information, visit Tektronix.