Operating Tips

SDS2000X HD Series

SDS2000X Plus 500 MHz bandwidth upgrade details

December 1, 2021

The SIGLENT SDS2000X Plus and SDS2000X HD series of oscilloscopes have a 500 MHz bandwidth upgrade option (Click SDS2XP 500 MHz BW  or SDS2000X HD 500 MHz BW to find out more). 500MHz bandwidth is available in the following cases: Only one active channel (C1 or C2 or C3 or C4) Two channels (Either C1 … Continued

Binary to CSV program

November 23, 2021

A number of SIGLENT products feature an embedded program that eases the conversion of binary data to CSV. Click to download the Binary-to-CSV program.

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/HD  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

How to check SDS2000X Plus/HD 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/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

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