Common Fuse Information
February 9, 2022
Fuses are a common circuit element and are key to protecting from overvoltage and overcurrent situations that can damage important circuits. Fuse markings are typically stamped symbols located on the metal cap of the fuse. Here is a helpful guide to common fuse markings used with instrumentation, taking a common fuse type as an example: … Continued
SHS additional isolation details
December 28, 2021
The SHS series can operate without the battery when they are plugged into a working wall outlet using the supplied charger. For the SHS1000 models, Channel-to-channel isolation, as well as channel-to-ground isolation, is maintained. The ground of the battery charger and mainboard (data processing part) are not isolated. The SHS800 series does not have the … Continued
December 28, 2021
Many SIGLENT products are RoHS compliant to EU 2015/863. This is also known as RoHS 3 Check the datasheet for the product in question to find more information.
Do your instruments support UDP communications over LAN?
August 5, 2021
Not at this time. Many instruments support communication via sockets (port 5025) and telnet (port 5024) but the port numbers cannot be changed. If you use VISA, you can implement LAN via TCP/IP, which does not need a port number. Here is a listing of current SIGLENT instruments with Socket and Telnet Support.
How to check available internal memory?
July 29, 2021
Simply access the Save/Recall menu for the instrument in question and select Local. The menu will show used/total amounts. Here, the SDG6X has approximately 83 MB and the SDG1X has 85 MB of memory:
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
Can the SHS820 use other SHS firmware?
May 7, 2021
No. The SHS820 uses different hardware and is not compatible with other SHS model firmware.
SHS EasyScopeX Software control
April 5, 2021
EasyScopeX software can be used with SHS series handheld oscilloscopes to provide data save and screen capture functions. The picture below shows the Wavetrace, oscilloscope screen capture (scope function, set manually on SHS front panel) and DMM screen capture (scope function, set manually on SHS front panel) NOTE: EasyscopeX cannot be used to configure the … Continued
Handheld scope isolation information
March 9, 2021
SHS800 series Analog channels, USB host, USB device, and the power/charging port share a common ground. The DMM is isolated from the other functions listed. SHS1000 series Analog channels are isolated from the other connections. USB host, USB device, and the power/charging port share a common ground. The DMM is isolated from the other … Continued
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/HD 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