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PicoScope Videos

These videos demonstrate some of the many features of PicoScope Oscilloscope Software.

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PicoScope 9000 Series

These videos demonstrate some of the many features of the PicoScope 9000 Series of Sampling Oscilloscopes.

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Latest features in PicoScope 6.6

This screencast showcases some of the new features available in PicoScope 6.6.


video 29

Viewing Waveforms in PicoScope 6

This video explores the different ways of arranging and displaying waveforms in PicoScope 6.

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Basic Menu Overview

This four–part video introduces our PicoScope 6 software, and gives an overview of its main features and latest additions.

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Triggering Menus

A demonstration of the triggering menus and basic trigger options such as pre, post and delay triggers in PicoScope 6.

video 30

Persistence Acquisition Mode

A short video which demonstrates how to capture intermittent events using Persistence Mode in PicoScope 6.


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Advanced Trigger Modes

This video provides a walkthrough of the PicoScope 6 advanced triggering menu, using examples of runt pulses and pulse width triggers.

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Trigger Mode Basics

In this video, PicoScope 6 basic trigger modes are described, plus an example of using the rapid trigger mode to reduce dead time between captures (trigger re–arm time).


video 35

Using and Defining Custom Probes

Learn how to define measurement units and axis scaling by adding custom probes.

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Using the Logic Trigger

This video shows how to use logic triggering to acquire a specific 4–bit pattern using a four–channel PicoScope.


video 37

Using Resolution Enhancement

Improve the accuracy of your measurements by using scale, offset and resolution enhancement.

video 36

Using Deep Memory PicoScopes

Get the most out of your PicoScope’s deep memory; demonstrating segmented memory, long single captures of up to 1 GSamples and Rapid Trigger mode.


video 39

Capturing High–Speed Serial Data

Capturing and analysing high speed digital data requires careful considerations including choosing the correct termination, use of advanced triggers, and measuring jitter.

video 38

Spectrum Mode

In order to demonstrate FFT spectrum mode in PicoScope, the built–in AWG is used to generate a swept sine wave as the input.


video 41

Saving and Loading Waveforms and Setups

This video demonstrates how to save single and multiple waveform captures to disk and reload them, and how to save alternative setups.

video 40

Making Rise Time Measurements

This video explores different methods of measuring rise times using PicoScope 6.


video 43

Using the Maths Channel Feature

Discover how to create a maths channel using the built–in functions in PicoScope 6. The example includes creating a custom math function which subtracts a live signal from a saved reference signal to show the difference.

video 42

Saving Waveforms as Animated GIFs

This brief video shows how a series of captured waveforms can be saved as an animated GIF file and viewed using a browser.


video 45

Making Automated Measurements in Spectrum Mode

This video provides a brief demonstration of how to add and remove automated measurements in spectrum mode (frequency domain).

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Making Automated Measurements in Scope Mode

This video provides a brief demonstration of how to add and remove automated measurements in scope mode (time domain).


video 47

Making SNR and THD Measurements

A short video describing how to make THD and SNR measurements of a sine wave in spectrum mode in PicoScope 6.

video 46

Measuring the Total Power of an RF Pulse

This videos demonstrates how to use the total power measurement on an RF pulse in spectrum mode.


video 49

Advanced Tools: Using Alarms

Continuing on from the mask test feature in PicoScope 6, this video shows how to use Alarms to stop on a mask failure.

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Advanced Tools: Mask Limit Testing

Explore how to create masks to easily perform pass/fail testing.


video 51

Serial Decoding Basics in PicoScope 6 with I²C

In this detailed example the I²C protocol is used to demonstrate the different views, menus and features of serial decoding in PicoScope software.

video 50

Advanced Tools: Save on Trigger

This video demonstrates how to capture intermittent events using a combination of advanced triggers and the Save on Trigger feature which immediately saves the acquired waveform to your PC’s disk without stopping acquisition.

video 53

Serial Decoding of SPI Bus Signals

In this video the three–wire SPI bus signal is displayed and decoded using the serial decode feature in PicoScope 6.

video 52

Serial Decoding of UART–RS232

This videos shows how to capture and display ASCII characters from an RS232 bus.


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Mask Limit Testing

This screencast shows how mask limit testing in PicoScope can be used to find glitches.

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Serial Decoding of CAN Bus Signals

In this video the differential CAN bus signals are acquired and decoded using the serial decode feature in PicoScope 6.


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CAN Bus Decoding

This screencast shows how PicoScope can be used to decode data from a serial bus. In this example the data from a CAN bus is decoded.

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New Features in PicoScope 6.2.2

This screencast demonstrates several new features of PicoScope 6 including auto arrange axes, editable rulers and file formats.