Test and Measurement News

November 2017

New video: PicoVNA software introduction

Introducing a new series of videos on the PicoVNA 106 low-cost, professional-grade vector network analyzer.

Our first video, Pico's Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) software - part 1, shows the main controls, the configurable display layout, and the loading of cal and status files.

Review: PicoScope 2204A

The PicoScope 2204A is our lowest-priced oscilloscope, with 10 MHz bandwidth and 8 kS capture memory, but as this review on the Element 14 Community pages shows, it well and truly punches above its weight.


PicoScope 6 Tech Tip: spectrum mask limit testing

You may have used PicoScope's mask limit testing feature to detect out-of-specification waveforms. Did you know that you can also use masks in spectrum mode? This powerful technique can alert you to problems such as intermittent bursts of noise, or frequency drift in an oscillator.

Frequency-domain masks are just as easy to use as time-domain masks. Just capture a known good waveform, go to Tools > Masks > Add Mask and click Generate. PicoScope will then highlight any new waveforms that fall outside the mask.

More PicoSDK example code

This month we've released two new sets of example code:


Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

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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