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In 2014 Teledyne LeCroy launched first 100GHz sampling realtime oscilloscope with 240 GS/s sampling rate the LabMaster 10-100Zi. Read more...

 


The first commercial one box cathode-ray oscilloscope was launched in 1934 by General Radio (later GenRad). Read more...

 


Oscilloscopes normally have 2 or 4 analog channels. Some scopes can be configured with up to 8 or even 16 channels. Other products support a coupling of several instruments to achieve up to 80 channels. Read more...

 


What do you have to look for to choose the right oscilloscope for your application? Read more...

 


Can a digitizer be used as an oscilloscope? Read more...

 


Some oscilloscopes offer additional functions such as waveform generator, spectrum analyzer, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer, digital voltmeter and counter. Read more...

 


In 1956 Hewlett-Packard (HP) introduced its first oscilloscope, the HP 130A with 300 kHz bandwidth. Read more...

 


In 1996 Hewlett-Packard introduced the first mixed-signal oscilloscope (MSO) with two 100 MHz analog channels and 8 or 16 digital logic channels - the HP 54645. Read more...

 


There are many oscilloscope manufacturers in the market. We are listing about 40 of them offering oscilloscopes with a bandwith of at least 100MHz. Read more...

 


We published several oscilloscope market overviews e.g. for USB, Handheld and PXI/PXIe oscilloscopes. Read more...

 


Only 3 manufacturers are offering oscilloscopes with a bandwidth greater than 50 GHz: Keysight, Tektronix and Teledyne LeCroy. Read more...

 


There are specialized oscilloscopes available for power measurements featuring up to 8 voltage and current channels (direct high voltage and current input). Read more...

 


An oscilloscope can only measure the signal that the probe delivers to its input. Choosing the right probe is therefore essential to ensure a high signal fidelity and measurement accuracy. Read more...

 


How can you verify the bandwidth of your oscilloscope probe? Read more...

 


LeCroy built 1971 the first real-time digital oscilloscope (WD 2000) with a memory depth of 20 samples and a sampling rate of 1 ns. Read more...

 


The vertical resolution of a conventional oscilloscope is only 8 bits which equals 256 steps. If you need to see more details look for a scopes with a resolution of 12 bit (i.e. 4,096 steps). Read more...

 


In 1998 the T&M company Rigol was founded in Beijing/China. In 1999 Rigol launched its first product, a digital storage oscilloscope. Read more...

 


In 2010 Rohde & Schwarz entered the oscilloscope market. 2005 the company acquired HAMEG, a manufacturer of low-end oscilloscopes. Read more...

 


The sampling technology was invented by Hewlett-Packard (HP). The first product was launched in 1960, the HP 185A with a bandwidth of 500 MHz. Read more...

 


Hewlett-Packard (HP) introduced in 1969 the HP 1200A an all solid-state oscilloscope with 500 MHz bandwidth. Read more...

 


The difference between an oscilloscope and a spectrum analyzer? This article explains the difference using examples. Read more...

 


Tektronix introduced its first oscilloscope (Model 511) featuring automatic triggering, calibrated readings and high accuracy in 1947. Read more...

 


In 2017 Tektronix introduced the FlexChannel technology for its 5 Series oscilloscopes. Each channel can be used either as one analog or as 8 digital channels. Read more...

 


The worldwide oscilloscope market is valued at about 1.1 billion USD in 2012 (Frost & Sullivan) and is dominated by Tektronix, Keysight and Teledyne LeCroy.