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With up to 500 MHz bandwidth and 5 GS/s sample rate, the TDS3000C Oscilloscope Series provides you with the performance to visualize fast-changing signals in a compact, battery-capable design. With dedicated front-panel controls and 25 automatic measurements, the TDS3000C Series is easy to use so you spend less time re-learning how to use your oscilloscope and more time on the task at hand.
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US $8,750 - US $21,900
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Bandwidth

Up to 500 MHz

Analog Channels

2 or 4

Record Length

10k points

Sample Rate

Up to 5 GS/s

 

Features

Benefits

Digital real-time sampling Accurately capture signals with at least 5x oversampling.
Digital phosphor display Quickly capture and visualize glitches and infrequent events with a high waveform capture rate and intensity-graded display.
Advanced triggering Capture digital signal anomalies with runt, glitch, rise/fall-time, and setup/hold violation triggers.
Dedicated front-panel controls Spend less time learning and more time on the task at hand with front-panel controls.
Front-panel USB host port Quickly store and transfer your waveforms.
PC connectivity Simply transfer, analyze and document results with NI LabVIEW SignalExpress™ TE and Tektronix OpenChoice® Desktop software.
Just 5.9 inches (149 mm) deep Free up valuable bench space.
Battery pack (optional) Work where you need to with up to three hours of portable battery operation.
Application modules (optional) Transform your oscilloscope into a specialized instrument for limit testing, telecom mask testing, and video troubleshooting.

 

Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS3012C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $8,750
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TDS3014C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $10,400
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TDS3032C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $12,800
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TDS3034C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $15,200
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TDS3052C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $19,100
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TDS3054C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $21,900
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Model Analog Bandwidth Sample Rate Record Length Analog Channels List Price
TDS3012C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $8,750
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TDS3014C 100 MHz 1.25 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $10,400
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TDS3032C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $12,800
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TDS3034C 300 MHz 2.5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $15,200
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TDS3052C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 2 US $19,100
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TDS3054C 500 MHz 5 GS/s 10 Kpoints 4 US $21,900
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Datasheet 1103
Datasheet Accessory
TekProbe Power Supply
Datasheet AC3000
Datasheet Accessory
Description Datasheet Soft Carrying Case
Datasheet HCTEK4321
Datasheet Accessory
Description Datasheet Hard Carrying Case
Datasheet TDS3BATC
Datasheet Accessory
Description Datasheet Battery Pack for TDS3000 Series Oscilloscopes
Datasheet TDS3GV
Datasheet Accessory
Description Datasheet MODULE; COMMUNICATION MODULE, GPIB, VGA, RS-232
Datasheet Datasheet Accessory
Description Datasheet 1103 TekProbe Power Supply
AC3000 Soft Carrying Case
HCTEK4321 Hard Carrying Case
TDS3BATC Battery Pack for TDS3000 Series Oscilloscopes
TDS3GV MODULE; COMMUNICATION MODULE, GPIB, VGA, RS-232
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes
The TDS3000C Series provides you with the performance you need at a price you can afford. Bandwidths range from 100 MHz to 500 MHz, with up to 5 GS/s sample rates for accurate representation of your signal.

Literature Number: 41W-12482-26
Datasheet
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes

This TDS3000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features and functions.


Part Number: 071230808
Primary User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Oscilloscope Compliance and Safety

This document covers compliance and safety information and basic information about installation and safe use of the oscilloscope.


Part Number: 071357800
User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes

This TDS3000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features and functions.


Part Number: 071230807
User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes User Manual

This TDS3000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features and functions.
Part Number: 071230805
Primary User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes User Manual

This TDS3000C series user manual explains how to operate the oscilloscope and includes installation procedures. It also provides information about features and functions.
Part Number: 071230803
Primary User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Specifications and Performance Verification Technical Reference

This document provides operational specifications for the TDS3000C series products and explains how to verify that the products are performing according to the specifications.
Part Number: 071250802
Performance Verification Manual
TDS3AAM
Advanced Analysis Application Module User Manual

This document is targeted to product users and explains operation and/or installation procedures. It may also provide information about features and functions, applications and troubleshooting.
Part Number: 071094601
User Manual
TDS3LIM
Limit Test Application Module User Manual

This document is targeted to product users and explains operation and/or installation procedures. It may also provide information about features and functions, applications and troubleshooting.
Part Number: 071093401
User Manual
TDS3TMT
Telecom Mask Test Application Module User Manual

This document is targeted to product users and explains operation and/or installation procedures. It may also provide information about features and functions, applications and troubleshooting.
Part Number: 071064802
User Manual
TDS3000, TDS3000B & TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Programmer Manual

This document describes commands that can be used to remotely control the product.
Part Number: 071038103
Programmer Manual
TDS3VID
Extended Video Application Module User Manual

This document is targeted to product users and explains operation and/or installation procedures. It may also provide information about features and functions, applications and troubleshooting.
Part Number: 071032802
User Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Service Manual

This document provides information for technicians to maintain or service a product. Information is given to the module level, and may include product care and cleaning tips, troubleshooting information, adjustments, and how to replace parts.
Part Number: 071250700
Service Manual
TDS3000C Series
Digital Phosphor Oscilloscopes Instructions

This document includes information that is necessary to clear or sanitize the product so it can be removed from a secured area, such as when returning the product for repair.
Part Number: 077009100
Declassification Manual
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
FIRMWARE UPGRADE FOR TDS3000C SERIES OSCILLOSCOPES - V4.31
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Part Number: 063415807
Firmware
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
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 Named “Test of Time” Finalist
Award 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
What flash drives or USB sticks will work with my TDS3000C?
While Tektronix is not able to test all USB memory devices with all Tektronix products here is a listing of flashdrives that have been tested with the TDS3000Cs.
Faq Id60011 Faq
What is the format of the .isf file?
The ISF format is the same as what the scope would send in response to the WAVFrm? command via an external program.The response to the WAVFrm? command is documented in the programmers manual for your instrument, which you can download from the …
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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 …
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How do I connect to my Oscilloscope via an Ethernet connection with NI-VISA?
Connecting via NIVISA has the same end effect to connecting to your instrument via TekVISA, but the method is different. Here is a step-by-step tutorial, using a TDS3000B connected through Ethernet, and NIVISA version 4.0.2. 1. Open National …
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Which record length selection is best to use?
10K record length is best for signals characterized by: Large amount of horizontal detail Stable or slow changing Single shot 500 point or Fast Trigger is best for signals with: Higher trigger repetition rate …
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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
How to save an image on the TDS3000C series scope?
Setup: First, select the Utility button, then select the System button from the menu below the display. Toggle the System button and highlight Hard Copy, select Format from the same lower menu. In the Format menu select BMP, PCX or TIFF. From the …
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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 …
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When I plug in my TDS3EM module into my TDS3014B/C scope+ I get a message telling me there is a hardware conflict. Why is that?
The TDS3000B/C family already has an Ethernet connection built in. So when a TDS3EM module is installed there would be two ethernet (LAN) connections, which is not allowed.
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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 …
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I have a TDS3000 scope and just connected it to the Ethernet. In the Ethernet setup menu there is a Test Connection selection. What does the Test Connection test?
The Test Connection button pings the Gateway. If the Gateway IP Address is not specified, or specified incorrectly, the Test Connection will fail. This applies whether you are using a crossover cable or a "real" Ethernet connection. The selection is …
Faq Id55806 Faq
Can the TDS3BATC be used with (and charged in) a TDS3000 series (non B) scope+ even though the voltage is different than the TDS3BAT (14.4V vs 12V)?
TDS3BATB RECALLThe Lithium-Ion TDS3BATC will work with all TDS3000, TDS3000B, and TDS3000C scopes. However, unless the scope firmware is version 3.27 or greater, the battery charge information shown on the scope display will not be correct.
Faq Id58126 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
I purchased TDS3000/B/C series oscilloscope without any communication module. Now+ can I add a GPIB module onto my current TDS3014B? Is TDS3GV the right accessory?
The TDS3GV is the correct item to add GPIB. TDS3GV includes: GPIB, RS232, VGA interfaces and OpenChoice PC Communications software.
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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 …
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Is the WaveStar software Compatible with Win 7?
WaveStar is compatible with Win 7. Please refer to the attached doc for further details.
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What communication modules can I use with my oscilloscope?
Please go to the "Supported Data Interfaces" section of www.tek.com/products/oscilloscopes/supported_printers.pdf.
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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 am using the Define Units function in Advanced Math (TDS3AAM) and it is not showing up in the display. Why?
The Define Units function only takes effect when your Math Expression units result contain a “?”, such as “m?”. When this happens your Defined Unit will replace the “?”. i.e.  m? would become mPSI if PSI was your defined unit.
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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 …
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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 …
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My TDS3000B scope is set up to print to a network printer and every time I print I get a header page. How can I turn off the header page?
To turn the header page off consult your printer operation manual.
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On the TDS3000C scopes+ can the USB port be used for remote control?
No. This port is only used for data storage to a memory stick.
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I have captured waveform data as .isf files. I want to know which software can convert .isf to .png or .jpg.
If the .isf file was captured on the DPO2000/MSO2000, DPO3000/MSO3000, DPO4000/MSO4000 series scope, you could open it with OpenChoice Desktop software. Or you could recall the waveform into the scope as a reference waveform, and then save on the …
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How do I connect to an Oscilloscope over Ethernet with TekVISA?
Please download the following document.  
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What is the TekProbe interface?
In addition to coupling the signal from the probe to the oscilloscope the TekProbe interface provides power and offset to active probes. It also allows the oscilloscope to sense the probe's attenuation factor and/or probe type such as a 100X probe or …
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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 …
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What Video test capabilities does the TDS3000/B/C+ TDS3VID+ TDS3SDI offer?
The following comparison shows the different video test capabilities of the standard TDS3000/B series Oscilloscopes, and optional TDS3VID, or TDS3SDI modules.Model / Option:TDS 3XXX, TDS 3XXXBTDS 3VID (Software) TDS 3SDI (Hardware) + (TDS 3VID …
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For the TDS5000 and TDS5000B scope+ along with the TDS3000 and TDS30000B series scopes+ the video trigger is for 720P/60. How can it be used for 720P/50 format?
For the TDS3000 series, you must have the TDS3VID to do HDTV triggering. For all of these scopes, setting the trigger to 720/60 will allow the scope to properly trigger on the 50 Hz rate as well as the 60/59.94 rates.
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How do connect my Color Difference Component Analog Video signals to the TDS3000/B Scope with TDS3VID or TDS3SDI Video module to get a Vectorscope display?
Please refer to the Hook-up document links below for connection descriptions, and to the Module User Manuals for Quick Menu setup details. TDS3VID Hookups (7Kb) TDS3SDI Hookups With Serial Digital Video (7Kb) TDS3SDI Hookups With Non-Serial …
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What cart does my scope use?
Below are the Instrument Carts that can be purchased from Tektronix.                                         K4000                                                                             K420                              K475 More information can …
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Are LabView drivers available for the TDS3000 series scopes?
Drivers for the TDS3000 series oscilloscopes can be found on the National Instruments web site, at the following link:TDS3000 Series Drivers and search with the scope model number.
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I am trying to use RS232 communication to my scope and it is not working. What can I do to fix it?
The following is a trouble shooting guide which goes through the possible issues and how to fix them. Getting Started If you’re having communications problems between your PC and Oscilloscope this document provides the steps to help you get the …
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I saved some oscilloscope .wfm and .isf files+ how do I view them on my pc?
The .isf and .wfm is the internal file format.  It is designed to be recalled as the reference waveform on the oscilloscope.   The Tektronix OpenChoice Desktop software may be able to open some of the .isf and .wfm file depends on the model of …
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What Video test capabilities does the TDS3000/B/C+ TDS3VID+ TDS3SDI offer?
The following comparison shows the different video test capabilities of the standard TDS3000/B series Oscilloscopes, and optional TDS3VID, or TDS3SDI modules.Model / Option:TDS 3XXX, TDS 3XXXBTDS 3VID (Software) TDS 3SDI (Hardware) + (TDS 3VID …
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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 …
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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 …
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What rackmount does my scope use?
Oscilloscope Family Rackmount TDS1000/TDS2000 RM2000 TDS1000B/TDS2000B/TDS2000C RM2000B TPS2000/TPS2000B No Rackmount - Strap hanger 343-1689 …
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Is it possible to use an oscilloscope to time NTSC black Burst and HD tri-level sync?
See document at left.
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What is the export code for the TDS3054B?
The export codes are listed on the Tektronix web site. Here is the link to the search engine. /export_codes.
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My scope and PC are connected to a LAN.  How can I establish a peer to peer connection to my PC via the scope's Ethernet port.
Certainly. A crossover cable or Ethernet Hub can be used to make a direct Peer-to-Peer connection from the scope's Ethernet port to the PC's Ethernet port. The concept is similar to using a null modem cable to connect a scope to a PC via RS-232. A …
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How do I utilize the measurement features on a TDS3000C series oscilloscope?
There are many features and fuctionalities that come with making measurements on the TDS3000C and older model scopes. Many of these inlcude "gating" your measurements to a certain part of your waveform or the full screen or between cursors. Sometimes …
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How do I connect my TDS3000B series oscilloscope to my LAN?
The Ethernet port is located on the rear panel of the scope in the upper left rear corner. Connect the TDS3000B series to a Ethernet port or to a hub with an Ethernet cable and power the scope up. When the scope completes it's bootup, Press …
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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 …
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What operating system does the TDS1000B+ TDS2000B+ TPS2000+ MSO/DPO2000+ TDS3000C+ MSO/DPO3000 and MSO/DPO4000 use? And are they susceptible to viruses?
The above oscilloscopes use closed embedded real-time operating systems and do not have the capability to create, modify, run or save programs that are on a USB device or LAN .  Therefore, they are not susceptible to virus attacks and cannot spread …
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Can I convert my wfm files to an open format+ such as a CSV (comma separated values) file?
You can use one of the following three WFM to ASCII converters. Converter for TDSxxx - works with files created by TDSx00 series (for example, TDS500 series) Converter for TDS5xxx,TDS6xxx, TDS7xxx, DPO7xxx,DPO70xxx, DSA70xxx Converter for the …
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How do I connect my TDS3000B/TDS3000C Series oscilloscope to a network printer?
First be sure the oscilloscope is on the LAN, then go to the oscilloscope's Utility/System/Hardcopy menu and select the Format appropriate to your network printer (For example the Lexmark Optra Lxi is a postscript printer, so a user of that printer …
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What probe interface does my oscilloscope have?
Oscilloscope series Probe interface CSA7000/CSA7000B TekConnect DPO2000 TekVPI DPO3000 …
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I am using the Define Units function in Advanced Math (TDS3AAM) and it is not showing up in the display. Why?
The Define Units function only takes effect when your Math Expression units result contain a “?”, such as “m?”. When this happens your Defined Unit will replace the “?”. i.e.  m? would become mPSI if PSI was your defined unit.
Faq Id54251 Faq
What is the format of the .isf file?
The ISF format is the same as what the scope would send in response to the WAVFrm? command via an external program.The response to the WAVFrm? command is documented in the programmers manual for your instrument, which you can download from the …
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What are the differences between the TDS3000, TDS3000B and TDS3000C series oscilloscope?
There are several added functions and specs from TDS3000 to TDS3000B series as detailed below: Added WaveAlert............waveform anomaly detection Added E*Scope..............web based remote control Ethernet port is now standard Added an …
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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 …
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Is it safe to operate the TDS3000 without connecting it to ground?
Yes, the TDS3000 can be safely floated to 30V RMS, while running on battery power. To make floating measurements on higher voltages a high voltage differential probe is recommended.
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Why do I get a flat line signal in Vectorscope Display Mode when I apply a 75% or 100% Color Bar Composite Video signal to Channel 1 of my TDS3000 series scope with TDS3VID or TDS3SDI Video module?
The TDS3VID, or TDS3SDI Vectorscope feature only supports Component Video signals. You must apply a Color Difference Component Analog Video signal, for example; Y,Pb,Pr to two input channels on the TDS3000/B Scope which uses XY mode to produce the …
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How can I obtain the Open Choice Desktop software?
This [embed-software_word:0660939] is available for a free download from the Tektronix web site.This software also be available on some CDs that are shipped with some of our TDS or DPO/MSO oscilloscopes; however, may be an earlier version.  If so …
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Does the ADA400A Differential Preamplifier work the TDS3000+TDS3000B+ and TDS3000C series of oscilloscopes?
Yes, the ADA400A will work with any oscilloscope that has the TekProbe interface. This includes the TDS3000 and TDS3000B families. The data sheet for the ADA400A was written before these products existed, so they were not mentioned.
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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 UPGRADE FOR TDS3KC SERIES OSCILLOSCOPES V4.26
FIRMWARE UPGRADE FOR TDS3KC SERIES OSCILLOSCOPES TO FIX THE ISSUE OF XSS IN E*SCOPE.

Part Number: 063415805
Firmware
FIRMWARE UPGRADE FOR TDS3KC V4.25
FIRMWARE UPGRADE FOR TDS3KC SERIES OSCILLOSCOPES TO SUPPORT THE SEIKO DPU-S445 PRINTER.

Part Number: 063415804
Firmware
NI SIGNALEXPRESS TEKTRONIX EDITION v2.5.1
National Instruments SignalExpress(tm) Tektronix Edition provides the industry's first true USB plug-n-play connectivity for instrumentation offering an intuitive drag-and-drop user interface that does not require any programming. SignalExpress(tm) …

Part Number: 066077003
Application