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SignalVu-PC Error 1722 After Installing SignalVu-PC
Repairing Dot Net Framework 4.5 on Windows 7 PC1.    Go to Control Panel-> Programs and Features.2.    Find Microsoft .NET Framework 4.53.    Click “Uninstall/Change” 4.    Select...
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Tkdpo2k3k4k_ReadWaveform() Function in the IVI-C Driver Keeps Timing Out
The Tkdpo2k3k4k_ReadWaveform() function makes use of the Service Request Event in VISA so the scope can notify the driver when it has completed its acquisition and the waveform data is ready to be fetched as opposed to the driver polling the scope...
TPI4000 Series (TPI4202 and TPI4208)
The TPI4000 Series (TPI4202 and TPI4208) were OEM products that Tektronix resold under the Tektronix name.  Tektronix no longer provides repair for these models.  Repair for this model/series is through the OEM manufacture, Absolute...
Where can I find manuals for old Tektronix oscilloscopes?
Sweet nostalgia! We’re so glad you still love and use your vintage Tek equipment. While most of our pre-Internet-age models have been discontinued, we do have some manuals, data sheets and software for 1990’s (and older) products on our Tektronix...
How to use the RSA API in LabWindows/CVI 2010
National Instrument has confirmed this issue with other external libraries and has written up a KnowledgeBase article showing how to fix the issue.  You can read this article at the following URL.
Key differences between the TBS2000, MSO/DPO2000B, TBS1000B, and TDS2000C
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...
What's included in the MDO3000 and MDO4000C DDU option?
The Distribution Demo Unit (DDU) option on Tektronix oscilloscopes is an option provided to distributors for demoing scopes to customers with a set time limit before it expires. Questions arise about what's included in the...
What is the difference between the Keithley 2636A and 2636B?
In addition to retaining all the features of the Model 2636A, the Model 2636B has 6½-digit resolution, USB 2.0 connectivity, and software command emulation of the Model 2400 SourceMeter SMU Instrument that enables easy migration of legacy test code...
Where can I download the MPS430 signals and Arduino Code for the Arduino Courseware Labs?
If you have tried downloading the Arduino or MPS430 Courseware Labs for the TBS1000B-EDU you may have noticed that the Arduino code is missing from the downloads for the individual labs. To get the Arduino code you will need to download the full...