Operating Tips

SDS2000X Plus Series

Bode plot memory depths

July 19, 2021

Here is a table showing the various memory depths used in the Bode Plot feature Product series  Max memory depth  SDS1xx4X-E  140k  SDS2000X-E  140k  SDS2000X Plus  100k  SDS5000X  125k

Why is the Bode Plot start frequency minimum 10 Hz?

June 23, 2021

The minimum start frequency is set to 10 Hz because of the extended acquisition time required to collect enough data to ensure a useful level of measurement accuracy. If the low limit was 1 Hz, the scope would need to test 10 cycles (to maintain specified accuracy), so the time base will be 10 s/div. … Continued

SDS2000X Plus and SDS5000X Default Logic Levels

May 17, 2021

The SDS2000X Plus and SDS5000X series oscilloscopes have default threshold and trigger values for the MSO/Digital channels listed below: TTL = 1.5V CMOS = 1.65V LVCMOS33 = 1.65V LVCMOS25 = 1.25V

Are SIGLENT products certified by a Nationally Recognized Test Laboratories (NRTL)?

May 7, 2021

Per OSHA, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) is an independent third-part laboratory recognized by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to test and certify products to applicable product safety standards. Examples of NRTLs include UL, CSA, and TUV. Many SIGLENT products are TUV certified, which also covers UL and CSA requirements. To … Continued

How to check SDS2000X Plus Options

March 31, 2021

Press Utility: Press Options:   Items listed as Temporary are trials/demos and will list the number of activations/trials left. Items listed with Permanent have been activated permanently.

Instrument Socket and Telnet Port Information

February 25, 2021

Product Type Product Series Socket port 5025 (Y/N) Telnet port 5024(Y/N) Digital Oscilloscope SDS5000X Y Y SDS2000X Plus Y Y SDS2000X N N SDS2000X-E Y Y SDS1000X N N SDS1000X-E Y Y SDS1104X-U Y Y SDS1000CML+ N N SDS1000DL+ N N Waveform Generator SDG6000X Y Y SDG2000X Y Y SDG1000X Y Y SDG800 N N … Continued

How do I directly control an instrument using LAN?

February 16, 2021

For convenience, we recommend connecting your instrument to your LAN using a router that can configure DHCP directly and use an internet switch to connect the LAN to the instruments you wish to control. In some cases, you may wish to directly connect your computer to an instrument LAN port without a LAN available. This … Continued

Oscilloscope Binary Data format

February 4, 2021

Data can be formatted in many different ways. Binary data formatting often provides the smallest payload size and therefore transfers via USB/LAN more quickly. Unfortunately, binary is very difficult to interpret by humans. So, binary data is often reformatted to other types (ASCII, etc..)/ Here is a link to the binary data format for many … Continued