Test & Measurement


New 'cost-effective' high performance colour oscilloscopes introduced to SA market

27 July 2005 Test & Measurement

Concilium Technologies has announced that Agilent Technologies' new series of four portable, digital-storage oscilloscopes (DSOs) are being offered for about 20% less in cost than equivalent products with comparable quality, performance and features. "With bandwidths of 60, 100, 150 and 200 MHz, the Agilent DSO3000 Series offers two channels and a colour display with almost 20% more waveform viewing area," says Steve Alves of Concilium.

"It is good to see Agilent Technologies become a player in one of the larger segments of the oscilloscope market," said Galen Wampler, industry analyst at Prime Data, a research company in the test equipment market. "Having another top-tier vendor bring quality innovation to the market is especially good for the end user looking for high performance in a value scope."

The oscilloscopes are designed for engineers and technicians in communications, computing, industrial, government, aerospace and defence, and consumer industries as well as educators teaching electronics principles.

"At the low end of the oscilloscope market, the colour display is becoming so important that many users will never buy a monochrome scope again. Agilent's new value oscilloscopes provide colour at very aggressive prices," states Wampler.

"The new DSO3000 Series does provide exceptional performance for the price," comments Alves. "Agilent not only provides colour on every model, but offers features - such as a dual-time base display - that have only been available in more expensive models. Customers now have a clear choice among first-tier vendors in the value segment of the oscilloscope market."

The new value oscilloscopes offer a 1 Gsps maximum sample rate, 4K memory per channel and a 5,7" display. The front-panel design looks and operates like a typical Agilent portable scope with dedicated knobs for each channel, easy control of the main and delayed time bases, and menu keys grouped by function. An optional software connect package simplifies printing and controlling the oscilloscopes via USB.

For more information contact Concilium Technologies, +27 (0)12 678 9200, info@concilium.co.za



Credit(s)



Share this article:
Share via emailShare via LinkedInPrint this page

Further reading:

E-mobility: Navigate safety, interoperability and conformance
Concilium Technologies News
In this whitepaper, these challenges are discussed in more detail and the question is asked: How can EV and EVSE manufacturers navigate a complex regulatory landscape and deliver a quality product, without compromising time-to-market projections?

Read more...
Digitisers upgraded with pulse generator option
Vepac Electronics Test & Measurement
Spectrum Instrumentation has added the Digital Pulse Generator option to its ultrafast digitisers (with up to 10 GS/s speed) and arbitrary waveform generators.

Read more...
Network Master Pro to provide support of OpenZR+
Tamashi Technology Investments Test & Measurement
Anritsu Corporation has introduced the 400G (QSFP-DD) multi-rate module MU104014B that supports the new interface standard.

Read more...
Upgrade brings extra layer of detection to Fluke’s acoustic imagers
Comtest Test & Measurement
The firmware 5.0 update helps to boost efficiency and allows maintenance technicians to scan large areas quickly, and visually pinpoint technical issues before they become critical.

Read more...
Companies collaborate on EnviroMeter
Avnet Silica Test & Measurement
STMicroelectronics and Mobile Physics have joined forces to create EnviroMeter for accurate air-quality monitoring on smartphones. Time-of-flight optical sensing enables an accurate personal air quality monitor and smoke detector.

Read more...
PCB test points
Vepac Electronics Test & Measurement
Maintaining these access points in the final production versions will prove invaluable during the life of the equipment for service, adjustment, and debug, or repair activities.

Read more...
RFID reader
Test & Measurement
The EXA81 from Brady turns any smartphone or tablet into a personal radar that can pick up radio signals from all RFID-labelled items.

Read more...
Proximity sensor with VCSEL
Avnet Abacus Test & Measurement
Vishay’s newest small package proximity sensor, the VCNL36828P, combines low idle current with an I2C interface and smart dual slave addressing.

Read more...
CNH data output devices for AI applications
Altron Arrow Test & Measurement
STMicroelectronics’ CH family of time-of-flight sensor devices feature compact and normalised histogram (CNH) data output for artificial intelligence applications requiring raw data from a high-performance multizone ToF sensor.

Read more...
Webinar: The key to smart occupancy
Test & Measurement
This one-hour session will allow the attendee to discover the company’s latest infrared sensor with high-sensitivity presence and motion detection capabilities.

Read more...