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Tektronix TDS210

Digital Storage Oscilloscope



Auction Includes:

TDS 210 Oscilloscope
2 Tektronix P6109B 100MHz 10x Probes
TDS2CM Communications Module which adds Serial, Parallel & GPIB Interface
CD with User Manual, Service Manual & Programming Manual

The TDS200 Oscilloscopes have quickly become the benchmark for low-cost oscilloscopes. Offering an unbeatable combination of performance, reliability and versatility, the TDS200 Series offers breakthrough digital and real-time advantages at affordable oscilloscope prices. And with the TDS224, the digital performance of the TDS200 Series is available to customers that need four full-featured channels.


Features And Benefits

* 60 MHz with 1 GS/s Sample Rate on all Channels
* 2 Channels
* Dual Time Base
* Automatic Measurements
* Multi-language User Interface
* Auto Set
* Waveform and Setup Memories


* Design/Debug
* Service and Repair
* Manufacturing Test and Quality Control
* Education/Training

Bandwidth: 60 MHz with 2 identical channels plus external trigger.
Sensitivity (with calibrated fine adjustment) -
2 mV to 5 V/div (bandwidth limited to 20 MHz at 2 mV/div and 5 mV/div, in all modes, and 20 MHz at 10 mV/div in Peak Detect mode).

Vertical Zoom -
Vertically expand or compress a live or stopped waveform.

Volts/Div Setting Offset Range
2 mV to 200 mV/div 2 V
>200 mV to 5 V/div 50 V

DC Gain Accuracy - 3%. (4% at 2 mV/div and 5 mV/div).

Vertical Resolution -
8-Bit (256 levels over 10.24 vertical divisions).

Automatic Measurements: Period, frequency, cycle RMS, mean, peak-to-peak.

Acquisition Modes: Sample, Average, Peak Detect - High frequency and random glitch capture; captures glitches as narrow as 10 ns using acquisition hardware at all time/div settings between 5 s/div and 5 s/div.

Time Base System (main and Window)

Horizontal Zoom - Horizontally expand or compress a live or stopped waveform.

Time/Division Range - 5 ns to 5 s/div.

Record Length - 2,500 sample points per channel.

Horizontal Accuracy - 0.01%.

Nonvolatile Storage

Waveform Display - Two 2,500 point reference waveforms.

Waveform Storage - Two 2,500 point reference waveforms (TDS210)

Setups - 5 front panel setups.
Triggering System (main Only)

Trigger Type - Edge (rising or falling), video, set to 50%.

Video Trigger Type - Triggers on fields or lines from composite video; triggers on broadcast standard NTSC, PAL or SECAM video.

Trigger Modes - Auto, normal, single sweep.

Trigger Source -
TDS210: CH1, CH2, Ext, Ext/5 and AC Line.

Trigger View - Displays trigger signal while trigger view button depressed.

Types - Voltage, time.

Measurements - Delta T, 1/Delta T, Delta V.
Waveform Processing

Arithmetic Operators - Add, subtract.

Sources - CH1CH2

Autoset - Single button automatic setup on selected input signal for vertical, horizontal and trigger systems.
Display System

Robust, backlit LCD with adjustable multilevel contrast.

Interpolation - Sin (x)/x.

Display Modes - Vectors, dots.

Persistence - Off, 1 sec, 2 sec, 5 sec, infinite.

Format - YT and XY.
Hardcopy Capability (requires Modules)

Printer/File Formats - Thinkjet, Deskjet, Laserjet, Epson (9- or 24-Pin), BMP, PCX, IMG, EPS, DPU 411, DPU 412.

Hardcopy Layout - Landscape or portrait.
TDS2CM Communications Extension Module

Centronics-type Parallel Port

RS-232 Programmability - Full talk/listen modes. Control of all modes, settings and measurements. Baud rate up to 19,200. 9-Pin, DTE.

GPIB Programmability - Full talk/listen modes. Control of all modes, settings and measurements (IEEE Std 488-1987).

FFT - Windows: Hanning, Flat Top, Rectangular.
Sample points: 2,048.

Automatic Measurements - Rise/fall time, positive/negative pulse width.

Interface - Centronics, RS-232, GPIB.

Environmental and Safety

Temperature -
Operating: 0C to +50C.
Nonoperating: -20C to +60C.

Humidity -
Up to 90% RH at or below +40C;
Up to 60% RH from 41C to 50C (operating and non-operating).

Physical Characteristics
Width 304.8 mm 12.0in.
Height 151.4 mm 5.96in.
Depth 120.7 mm 4.75in.

Oscilloscope only 1.5 kg 3.25lb.
w/accessories 1.7 kg 3.75lb.

Equipment Notes:

The unit is in excellent physical and electrical condition.  The pictures are of the actual unit we are selling.  This unit comes with two Tektronix P6109B 100MHz 10x Probes and manuals in PDF format on CD. 

You can call me if you have any questions.


This item is sold with a 3 Day Satisfaction Guarantee.  So bid with confidence.
As our many customers will attest, we will do our very best to resolve any customer problems. But our official policy is:

This item comes with a 3 day right of return policy.
All returns must be made within 3 days of receipt.
All warranties are void if the calibration / warranty seals are broken.
Equipment must be shipped correctly and returned with all accessories.
Customer is responsible for all shipping charges on returns.
Foreign Buyers please be aware: We offer no warranty or returns on items shipped outside the USA

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About Us:

Ascent Concepts and Technologies is a Research & Development Lab. As a service to the companies and institutions we work with, we broker their excess equipment & act as application specialists on their new equipment needs. We are now offering quality used equipment to the public with the same level of professionalism and service.

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