Test and Measurement News

June 2005

New Product! PicoScope 2202 PC Oscilloscope

Pico Technology has launched a brand-new low-cost USB-connected PC Oscilloscope designed with hobbyists and educational users in mind. The PicoScope 2202 has a USB 2.0 connection, so your computer is never tied up transferring data and your waveforms update faster. The USB connection also supplies power, so you won't need an external power supply. The PicoScope 2202 combines ease of use, the power of our PicoScope and PicoLog software applications and our reputation for delivering high-quality, well-designed products. With the software supplied, you can use the PicoScope 2202 not only as an oscilloscope, but also as a spectrum analyser, multimeter and data logger.

Here is an overview of the specifications of the PicoScope 2202 PC Oscilloscope:

  • Two channels
  • USB 2.0 connection
  • 8-bit resolution
  • ±50 mV to ±20 V ranges
  • 20 MS/s maximum sampling rate
  • 2 MHz analog bandwidth
  • 32 ksample memory buffer

The PicoScope 2202 offers you the following benefits:

  • Fast sampling rate, suitable for scientific use, and general analog and digital circuitry
  • No need to specify and configure serial or parallel ports
  • No conflicts with printers, Zip drives or other peripherals

More information on the PicoScope 2202 low-cost PC oscilloscope

New Product! Four-Channel Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics Kit

We are now offering an improved version of our Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics Kit, based on the same advanced hardware as our recently launched Four-Channel Automotive Oscilloscope Kit. The new kit is designed specifically for the testing of trucks, vans, buses and other commercial vehicles.

The kit includes the following items:

  • Latest Four-Channel Automotive PC Oscilloscope - PicoScope 3423
  • 4 x BNC to 4mm test leads
  • 2-pin breakout lead
  • 1500A AC/2000A DC current clamp
  • 60A AC/DC current clamp
  • 4 x 20:1 attenuators
  • 8 x Multimeter probes
  • 4 x Small crocodile clips
  • 2 x Dolphin clips
  • Acupuncture probe set
  • 2 x Secondary ignition pickups
  • Automotive software CD
  • Quick start guide
  • Rigid carry case

The new Four-Channel Automotive PC Oscilloscope, as supplied in the kit, has the following improvements over its two-channel counterpart:

  • Two more channels — now you can compare up to four waveforms
  • Larger buffer memory — captures longer, more complex waveforms at high speed
  • Additional 50-volt measuring range — for the higher voltages found in 24-volt vehicles
  • USB 2.0 connection — for faster screen updates
  • Powered by USB port — requires no external power supply

View full details of the Four-Channel Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics Kit

Customised Solutions for Vehicle Manufacturers and OEMs

Pico Technology supplies customised versions of its Commercial Vehicle Kit to a number of vehicle manufacturers and OEMs. We can offer simple branding, or full customisation of hardware and software to suit specific requirements.

Find out more about our customisation service


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Software releases

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