Test and Measurement News

April 2019

New FRA Impedance Viewer app

You may already be familiar with Aaron Hexamer's FRA4PicoScope tool, which allows users to generate a Bode plot of signal gain and phase. Now Wim Huyghe has created an LCR impedance viewer to use alongside it.

Wim's app makes it easy to compare several Bode plots in the same view. Read more, and download the app, in his post on the EEVblog forums. Please note that Pico Technology does not accept any responsibility for the content of third party websites.

FRA4PicoScope is available for download here.

Focus on: CAN FD decoding

CAN FD, released by Bosch in 2012, is a hugely versatile serial protocol with a host of different applications. It allows for greater data lengths than classic CAN and has the option for a faster bit rate.

CAN FD decoding is available for use on all real-time PicoScope models. Read our A-Z article to find out more.

Read more >

Video: Three uses for a PicoScope 9400 5 GHz oscilloscope

This month, Pico's Mark Ashcroft shows off the versatility of the PicoScope 9400 sampler-extended real-time oscilloscope (SXRTO), looking at three tasks you can carry out with it:

  1. Impulse characterization
  2. Data eyes, masks, margins and measurements
  3. Amplitude and pulse modulation envelopes

Watch the video >

PicoLog 6.1.10 Beta

The latest beta version of PicoLog 6 is out now, with the following new features:

  • Saved .picolog files open in a new window
  • PicoLog now remembers your PDF output settings
  • Base SI exponent can be changed in table view
  • Updated kernel drivers

This version also fixes some bugs that were present in the previous release. Try it now!

Download >

Setup to collection in under 60 seconds

The latest beta release of PicoLog 6 is quicker and easier to use than ever before. In three simple steps, you can now connect your device, configure the software and start collecting data in less than a minute!

Don't believe us? Watch the video in the link below to see it done with a TC-08 thermocouple data logger.

Watch the video >

Calling all Linux users!

Do you use Linux to run PicoScope 6 or PicoLog 6? Maybe you use the driver API functions to write your own software? We'd like to find out more about your experience using our products and any suggestions you have for improvements.

If you've got a spare five minutes, why not fill in our short survey and let us know your views?

Complete the survey >


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