Tektronix blogs

  • Why does the 5 Series MSO have FlexChannel™ technology?

    Why does the 5 Series MSO have FlexChannel™ technology?

    The traditional configuration of a well-equipped mid-range mixed signal oscilloscope (MSO), one that is readily available from a number of manufacturers, is 4 analog channels and 16 digital...

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  • NEWS BLOG: New Plug-in Cards Extend Keithley Automated Test Solution’s Capabilities for Hall Effect and Sensitive Measurements

    NEWS BLOG: New Plug-in Cards Extend Keithley Automated Test Solution’s Capabilities for Hall Effect and Sensitive Measurements

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  • Real-World Real-Time, Part II

    Real-World Real-Time, Part II

    By Morgan AllisonThis is Part II of our “Real-World, Real-Time” blog post about solving our customer’s challenges with their airfield radios.  read more

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Real-World Real-Time

    Real-World Real-Time

    By Morgan Allison read more

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Understanding serial trigger and decode software for DPO70000SX scopes

    Understanding serial trigger and decode software for DPO70000SX scopes

    The DPO7000SX ATI Performance Oscilloscope is an amazing instrument, with the ability to capture up to 70 GHz signals with the lowest noise and highest fidelity of any oscilloscope on the market...

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  • Improving VNA measurement accuracy with quality cables and adapters

    Improving VNA measurement accuracy with quality cables and adapters

    Vector network analyzers (VNAs) can provide some of the most accurate measurements of any RF instrument. However, using poor quality or defective test port cables significantly degrades the...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • The VNA is back – Now it’s time to come up to speed

    The VNA is back – Now it’s time to come up to speed

    Did you know vector network analyzers, or VNAs, were invented in the early1950s long before any of our current networks were in place? At that time, they were used to measure network parameters of...

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  • The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    The Tek Pulse: The latest and greatest engineering and science posts

    Informative, innovative and interesting articles from our favorite blogsread more

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  • Tesla’s inventive spark: Celebrating the man behind AC current, Tesla coil, and that electric car

    Tesla’s inventive spark: Celebrating the man behind AC current, Tesla coil, and that electric car

    Every time you fire up your computer or smartphone, turn on your TV or radio or start just about anything that runs on electricity, you can thank Nikola Tesla. Today is the 161st birthday of the...

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  • Coping with high cost of signal sources for quantum computing research

    Coping with high cost of signal sources for quantum computing research

    Quantum computing research is an enormously expensive endeavor. A functional quantum computer would resemble computing hardware of the 1950s and 60s — huge installations with enormous power needs,...

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  • Three Major Signal Source Roadblocks to Quantum Computing Research

    Three Major Signal Source Roadblocks to Quantum Computing Research

    The quest to dramatically improve computer performance and capabilities centers on quantum computers – a type of computer that exploits some strange properties of physics on the smallest of...

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  • Inside the 5 Series MSO: Re-inventing the oscilloscope user interface

    Inside the 5 Series MSO: Re-inventing the oscilloscope user interface

    Two seminal dates in the history of user interfaces for digital computing devices are January 24, 1984 and June 29, 2007.The former was the date when Apple launched the first Macintosh with an...

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  • AWG plug-ins simplify waveform creation

    AWG plug-ins simplify waveform creation

    If a waveform can be defined or captured, chances are good that a Tektronix arbitrary waveform generator such as our new AWG5200 series can generate the signal. What’s more, by taking advantage of...

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  • Picking up the IP transition vibe at NAB 2017

    Picking up the IP transition vibe at NAB 2017

    As I blogged about prior to this year’s NAB, the video industry is rallying around the AIMS-endorsed video over IP networks (SMPTE ST 2110) standard.  AIMS, which stands for Alliance for IP Media...

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  • The 5 Series MSO: “Designed by engineers for engineers”

    The 5 Series MSO: “Designed by engineers for engineers”

    One of the first reviews, well more of a mini-review, of the new Tektronix 5 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope that officially launched today has posted on YouTube.  Blogger Shahriar Shahramian,...

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  • Tracking the top 5 innovations in the new 5 Series MSO

    Tracking the top 5 innovations in the new 5 Series MSO

    If you’ve visited the Tek.com website anytime in the last few weeks, it would be hard to miss the teaser for our new scope – it was a big image on the top of the home page after all. If you...

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