Test and Measurement News

August 2019

New 16 GHz oscilloscope!

PicoScope 9404-16 sampler-extended real-time oscilloscope

The new PicoScope 9404-16 SXRTO extends the capabilities of the PicoScope 9400 Series up to 16 GHz bandwidth, 22 ps rise time and 11 Gb/s serial data rate. It also adds a 16 GHz external prescaled trigger input and clock-data recovery. All of this fits into a USB-connected enclosure that's perfect for your workbench.


Software updates

This month sees releases for PicoScope 6 and PicoLog 6 – read on to find out more!

PicoScope 6.14.5

PicoScope 6.14.5 is here! As well as increased reliability, it features a new DALI serial decoder. DALI (Digital Addressable Lighting Interface) provides two-way, two-wire digitial communication for automated lighting equipment, including photocells, routers, touchscreens and more!

Click here to find out more, or here to download.

PicoLog 6.1.12 Beta

PicoLog 6.1.12 Beta is available for download today. This release supports the PicoScope 6000 Series oscilloscopes and has driver updates for all other supported devices.

Read more or try it out.

Product focus: PicoScope 4444 1000 V CAT III mains voltage and current kit

4 fully differential high-impedance inputs • Flexible 12 and 14-bit resolution
Voltages up to 1000 V CAT III • Currents up to 2000 A AC

The PicoScope 4444 1000 V CAT III mains voltage and current kit is a high-resolution differential oscilloscope with three PicoConnect 442 25:1 passive differential voltage probes and three TA368 2000 A AC Rogowski current probes, both rated for 1000 V CAT III measurement. It also includes one TA271 single-ended D9-BNC adaptor.

The PicoScope 4444 uses specially designed probes with the Pico D9 intelligent probe interface, which automatically configures the PicoScope display to the correct probe range and supplies power where needed. 

News from the Thingiverse

PicoLog Data Logger External Terminal Board Holder

PicoLog users are an inventive bunch, and this 3D design shows that their skills are not limited to data logging. It simply slides under the terminal board to provide mechanical support.

Let us know if you've created an accessory for a Pico product and we'll feature it in our newsletter.

PicoLog Data Logger External Terminal Board holder by Kourkoutas is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

Video: PicoScope 9400 Series

The PicoScope 9400 Series sampler-extended real-time oscilloscopes can be used as stand-alone real-time oscilloscopes and sampling oscilloscopes, and can also be combined with the Pico AS108 and PG900 signal sources for TDT, TDR and network analysis applications.

Programmers' corner

We've updated some resources for users of our applications programming interfaces (APIs):


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Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

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