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Problem with HW or SW @ Picoscope 5203

Postby ray » Wed May 18, 2011 12:30 pm


I have ordered Picosope 5203 and I have latest version of PicoScope 6. I am having problem - SW falls down and HW (oscilo) cycles power (realys inside). Sometimes, only HW "restarts" and SW shows message about checking cables/power (both are OK). I am running WinXP with latest SP and fixes. I don't know if it is HW or SW realted.

Error details:

EventType : BEX
P1 : PicoScope.exe
P2 :
P3 : 4d8c5c63
P4 : PS5000.dll
P5 :
P6 : 4d88c3a2
P7 : 0004eab3
P8 : c0000409
P9 : 00000000

Expcetion code: 0xc0000409

Sometimes it happend after 30 minut, sometimes after 30 seconds. Sometimes 3times per minute and then it work for hour or so.

Any suggestion ?

Thank you


Re: Problem with HW or SW @ Picoscope 5203

Postby ziko » Thu May 26, 2011 2:43 pm

Hi and thank you for your email, there is a later version of the software out now, can you give this a go?


If this still does not work, can you try the following:

1) Different USB cable
2) Different USB port

What operating system are you using and is it 32 or 64 bit?

Kind regards


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