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The TDS2000C Oscilloscope Series provides you with affordable performance in a compact design. Featuring Tektronix proprietary technology, the digital real-time sampling architecture means you can accurately see small signal details. Every model is packed with standard features, including USB connectivity, 16 automated measurements, limit testing, built-in help menu and a Lifetime Warranty**. Get more done in less time with the TDS2000C Oscilloscope Series.
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Base Price
US $2,250 - US $3,460
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Bandwidth

Up to 200 MHz

Analog Channels

2 or 4

Record Length

2.5k points

Sample Rate

Up to 2 GS/s

 

Features

Benefits

Digital real-time sampling Accurately capture signals with at least 10X over-sampling on all channels, all the time with Tektronix proprietary sampling technology.
Built-in analysis tools Simplify analysis of your device with 16 automated measurements, FFT analysis, waveform math and cursors.
Waveform limit testing Eliminate mistakes with the pass/fail summary table that clearly shows how many waveforms are within the limits of your specified template.
Help menu Get the help you need – when and where you need it – with the built-in, context-sensitive help system.
Dedicated front-panel controls Spend less time learning and more time on your task with easy-to-use front-panel Affordable performance, compact design. 10x oversampling, USB connectivity, 16 automated measurements.
Front-panel USB host port Quickly store and transfer your waveforms and settings.
USB PC connectivity Easily connect to a personal computer with the rear-panel USB device port. Use NI LabVIEW SignalExpress™ software to control your scope, log data, and to simply transfer and document your results.
Bright color display See your waveform and measurement results at a distance, at an angle or under dim lighting with the bright, active color display.
Lifetime Warranty** Reduce your cost of ownership with the standard, Lifetime Warranty.

** Limitations apply. View terms and conditions.

Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS2012C 100 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 2 US $2,250
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TDS2022C 200 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 2 US $2,750
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TDS2014C 100 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 4 US $2,960
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TDS2024C 200 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 4 US $3,460
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Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS2012C 100 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 2 US $2,250
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TDS2022C 200 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 2 US $2,750
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TDS2014C 100 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 4 US $2,960
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TDS2024C 200 MHz 2 GS/s 2.5k points 4 US $3,460
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TBS1000, TBS1000B/TBS1000B-EDU, TDS1000B/TDS2000B, TDS1000C-EDU/TDS2000C, and TPS2000B Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscope Declassification and Security Instructions Instructions

This document helps customers with data security concerns to sanitize or remove memory devices from the TBS1000, TDS1000B, TDS2000B, TDS1000C-EDU, TDS2000C, and TPS2000B Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
Part Number: 077077102
Declassification Manual
TBS1000B, TBS1000, TDS200, TDS1000/2000, TDS1000B/2000B, TDS1000C-EDU/TDS2000C, TDS2024C, TPS2000/TPS2000B Series
Digital Oscilloscope Programmer Manual

This document describes commands that can be used to remotely control the product.
Part Number: 077044403
Programmer Manual
TDS2000C and TDS1000C-EDU Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes User Manual

This TDS2000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features, functions, and applications.
Part Number: 077082600
Primary User Manual
TDS2000C and TDS1000C-EDU Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Service Manual

This service manual provides information to verify performance of, calibrate, troubleshoot, disassemble, and replace parts on TDS2000C and TDS1000C-EDU Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes.
Part Number: 077044602
Service Manual
TDS2000C and TDS1000C-EDU Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Service Manual

This service manual provides information to verify performance of, calibrate, troubleshoot, disassemble, and replace parts on the TDS2000C Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes.
Part Number: 077044601
Service Manual
TDS200, TDS1000/2000, TDS1000B/2000B, TDS1000C-EDU/TDS2000C, TPS2000/TPS2000B Series
Digital Oscilloscope Programmer Manual

This document describes commands that can be used to remotely control the product.
Part Number: 077044401
Programmer Manual
TDS1000B/TDS2000B, TDS1000C-EDU/TDS2000C, and TPS2000B Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscope Declassification and Security Instructions Instructions

This document helps customers with data security concerns to sanitize or remove memory devices from the TDS1000B, TDS2000B, TDS1000C-EDU, TDS2000C, and TPS2000B Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes
Part Number: 077044500
Declassification Manual
RM2000B
Rackmount Kit Instructions

This document contains information that is necessary to install a product software and/or hardware kit. The instructions may include configuration, adjustment, functional check, and operating instructions related to the kit installation.
Part Number: 071198401
Field Install Instructions Manual
TDS2000C and TDS1000C-EDU Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes User Manual

This TDS2000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features, functions, and applications.
Part Number: 071272203
Primary User Manual
TDS2000C Series
Digital Storage Oscilloscopes Service Manual

This service manual provides information to verify performance of, calibrate, troubleshoot, disassemble, and replace parts on the TDS2000C Series Digital Storage Oscilloscopes.
Part Number: 077044600
Service Manual
KickStart Instrument Control Software Version 2.2.1 (Windows 10, 8, 7 compatible)
KickStart Software for the PC enables quick test setup and data visualization when using one or more instruments. Key Features • Save time by automating data collection of millions of readings. • Set up a multi-instrument test with the ability to …

Part Number: KICKSTART-2.2.1
Application
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
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
Tektronix Openchoice Desktop Application TDSPCS1 - v2.6
The Tektronix OpenChoice Desktop free application lets you capture oscilloscope screen images, waveform data, and settings from a Microsoft Windows computer. After installing the software, refer to the section “Connecting to a PC” in your …

Part Number: 066093914
Utility
Oscilloscope Fundamentals: Capturing Your Signal in 3 Easy Steps Poster
This 11"x17" printable poster gives the basic steps for getting a stable waveform on an oscilloscope: setting the vertical scale, setting the horizontal scale, and setting the trigger.  It also includes critical steps for making connections (probing) …

Literature Number: 3GW-60028-0
Poster Marketing Document
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 …

Literature Number: 46W-31080-7
Selection Guide Marketing Document
Spectral Analysis And Time-Domain Measurements Join Forces To Solve Troubleshooting Problems
The TBS1000B and TBS1000B-EDU Series Oscilloscopes offers built-in Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) spectral analysis. With this new capability, users gain a powerful, integrated tool that provides a new perspective for troubleshooting and verification …

Literature Number: 40T-16563-1
Application Note Marketing Document
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 Marketing Document
Be Sure to Capture the Complete Picture
If an oscilloscope's sample rate isn't fast enough, transient signal details are lost, resulting in errors. Digital real-time oscilloscopes acquire signals in real time, capturing enough samples of the signal needed to faithfully reconstruct a …

Literature Number: 3GK-17741-0
Application Note Marketing Document
10 Factors in Choosing a Basic Oscilloscope.
This guide will give you a quick overview of the key factors that determine the suitability of a basic oscilloscope for the job at hand. Learn the XYZ's of Oscilloscopes »  

Literature Number: 3GW_60848_1
Brochure Marketing Document
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 …

Literature Number: 60W_14232_10
Product Selector Guide Marketing Document
TBS1000, TBS1000B, TBS1000B-EDU, and TDS2000C Series: Reliability By Design
Discover how the TBS1000, TBS1000B, TBS1000B-EDU, and TDS2000C feature the unique combination of advanced performance and measurement accuracy at an affordable price. The outstanding reliability of these instruments is unmatched in its class.

Literature Number: 3GW-29364-0
Technical Brief Marketing Document
TBS1000 and TDS2000C Series Reliability
Compare the Tektronix TBS/TDS Series product design advantage over other oscilloscopes for performance and reliability.

Literature Number: 3GW-29364-0
Competitive Marketing Document
Troubleshooting Your Design with the TDS2000C Series Oscilloscopes
This step-by-step guide will help you to troubleshoot your everyday design issues with the TDS2000C Series oscilloscopes. Includes instructions on getting started, checking for signal integrity, documenting results, analyzing waveforms and more.

Literature Number: 3GT-19696-3
Application Note Marketing Document
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 Id64791 Faq
What is the difference between the P6139A and the P6139B?
From a specifications perspective, the probes are identical. Both are 500 MHz, 10X passive probes. The P6139B can be used on oscilloscopes that shipped with the P6139A.From a mechanical perspective, there are some differences:- Sharper tip- Ground …
Faq Id64441 Faq
Can the P6139B be used on scopes that shipped with a P6139A? What is the difference between the P6139A and the P6139B?
From a specifications perspective, the probes are identical. Both are 500 MHz, 10X passive probes. The P6139B can be used on oscilloscopes that shipped with the P6139A. From a mechanical perspective, there are some differences: - Sharper tip …
Faq Id58111 Faq
Why does OpenChoice Desktop "Get Screen" operation time-out and display "Data transfer ended unexpectedly", when “Select Instrument”, “Get Data”, “Get & Send Settings” operations are successful?
When connecting to a TPS2000/B, TDS1000, TDS2000, or TDS3000/B series scopes with a Centronics parallel printer port using direct RS232, or RS232 to USB adapter, you must set the scope’s Printer Port to “RS232” (TDS1000/2000, TPS2000/B; Utility …
Faq Id64806 Faq
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 Id60306 Faq
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 …
Faq Id69181 Faq
Companies such as National Instruments and LeCroy sell USB-to-GPIB adapters. How do their adapters compare to the TEK-USB-488?
The products from National Instruments (GPIB-USB-B or GPIB-USB-HS) and LeCroy (WS-GPIB) are USB host to GPIB device adapter. These would be used for instruments that have a GPIB interface with controllers that have a USB port. The TEK-USB-488 was …
Faq Id56456 Faq
Where can I find an IVI driver for TDS200+ TDS1000/TDS2000+ TDS1000B/TDS2000B+ TDS2000C+ TPS2000+ TDS3000/TDS3000B/TDS3000C+ DPO2000/MSO2000+ DPO3000/MSO3000+ DPO4000/MSO4000 series?
IVI drivers to support LabView, LabWindows/CVI, and LabView SignalExpress can be found on the National Instruments Developer Zone, http://zone.ni.com/.For MSO3000 series please use the drivers posted for the DPO3000 series.For MSO4000 series please …
Faq Id60176 Faq
How do I download and install the 30-day trial version of NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition?
Note: NI LabVIEW SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is no longer offered by Tektronix. This FAQ is "historical only".National Instruments SignalExpress Tektronix Edition is a measurement automation tool that allows SignalExpress to control a Tektronix …
Faq Id66221 Faq
Is the WaveStar software Compatible with Win 7?
WaveStar is compatible with Win 7. Please refer to the attached doc for further details.
Faq Id69501 Faq
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 …
Faq Id69176 Faq
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 …
Faq Id474266 Faq
How do I update the firmware on my TDS2000 series oscilloscope?
The firmware update process is fairly simple and is outlined in the video below. The following link will allow you to view it in YouTube if it doesn't show up below. http://youtu.be/Y5nfnxx57Z8  In many cases, updating the firmware can fix …
Faq Id66196 Faq
How do I use the programmer manual for my instrument?
TekVISA Download Link: TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE Hello and welcome to Tektronix, today I’m presenting the last part in the 3-part series on using TekVISA. I’ll be giving a basic overview of programmer manuals and how to use them to find the …
Faq Id69186 Faq
What is the difference between the TDS1000/2000+ TDS1000B/2000B and the TDS2000C?
Please see the attached PDF document for the differences.
Faq Id53496 Faq
What is the difference between the TDS1000/2000+ TDS1000B/2000B and the TDS2000C?
Please see the attached PDF document for the differences.
Faq Id54926 Faq
Can my oscilloscope operate on 400Hz power?
Most scopes have a wide range of operating voltages and frequencies, a full list can be found in the user manual of your specific oscilloscope. If you're having trouble finding your answer or can't find the manual, please call our Technical Support …
Faq Id63266 Faq
What cart does my scope use?
Below are the Instrument Carts that can be purchased from Tektronix.                                         K4000                                                                             K420                              K475 More information can …
Faq Id64561 Faq
What is the 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 Id247211 Faq
How can I change the TekVISA Instrument descriptor “device name” used to identify the oscilloscopes to which I routinely connect?
Open TekVISA V4.0.0+ OpenChoice Instrument Manager by selecting Start -> All Programs -> TekVISA ->  OpenChoice Instrument Manager.Select (highlight) the Instrument descriptor listed in the Instruments list for the connected Oscilloscope.Click the …
Faq Id66181 Faq
What rackmount does my scope use?
Oscilloscope Family Rackmount TDS1000/TDS2000 RM2000 TDS1000B/TDS2000B/TDS2000C RM2000B TPS2000/TPS2000B No Rackmount - Strap hanger 343-1689 …
Faq Id64571 Faq
What are the key differences between the TBS2000, MSO/DPO2000B, TBS1000B, and TDS2000C oscilloscopes?
Below is a condensed table of key specifications of this range of oscilloscopes. More information can be found on the data sheets or in the manuals of each of the oscilloscope product lines. Note that there are feature options available to each …
Faq Id72201 Faq
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 …
Faq Id63686 Faq
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 Id64796 Faq
How do I save an image on my TDS2000C oscilloscope?
Click on Video Below.
Faq Id64596 Faq
Tektronix Toolbars for Microsoft Office, V4.0.4
Tektronix Toolbars for Microsoft Office v4.0.4 provide toolbars (add-ins) for Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.This version of Toolbars requires OpenChoice TekVISA v4.0.0 or higher be preinstalled on the PC or Windows based Oscilloscope.The Toolbar …

Part Number: 066133202
Utility
TEKVISA CONNECTIVITY SOFTWARE, V4.0.4
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: 066093809
Driver
FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR TDS1000C-SC and TDS2000C
V24.26 is a firmware update for TDS1000C-SC AND TDS2000C series oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 066134800
Firmware
FIRMWARE UPDATE FOR TDS2000C -- Russian only
Version 24.18rus is a firmware update for Russian verison of TDS2000C Series oscilloscopes

Part Number: 066114103
Firmware
LabVIEW SignalExpress Step for TDS1000B, B-SC, C, C-EDU, TDS2000B, C V2.0
This Step provides the capability to connect, control and log data from the TDS1000B, B-SC, C and C-EDU; TDS2000B and C; and TPS2000B series instruments from the Signal Express Environment.

Part Number: 066130301
Application