By DE Editors
National Instruments (Austin, TX) will support the newly released Tektronix (Beaverton, OR) TDS1000B and TDS2000B Series of digital storage oscilloscopes in the NI SignalExpress Tektronix Edition, an interactive PC-based measurement software. Design and test engineers can use to software to acquire, analyze, and document measurements on the benchtop without programming.
With SignalExpress Tektronix Edition, engineers can connect their stand-alone instruments to PCs and perform instant control, measurement analysis, and documentation. The software has USB plug-and-play connectivity that detects the Tektronix oscilloscope and prompts users with an auto play dialog.
Software users can access more than 200 measurement, processing, analysis, and reporting capabilities to apply to live data acquired from Tektronix oscilloscopes; signal sources via USB, GPIB, and Ethernet/LAN; and drag-and-drop acquired data from the Tektronix oscilloscopes directly into Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and WordPad. Additional features include automated measurement sweeping and limit testing.
The SignalExpress Tektronix Edition Base version, along with a 30-day free trial of the Professional version, ships as part of the standard configuration with the Tektronix TDS1000B, TDS2000B, and DPO4000 Series oscilloscopes. Engineers can upgrade to the Professional version for advanced signal processing, analysis, documentation and connectivity. To learn more about the Professional version of SignalExpress Tektronix Edition, visit ni.com/tek.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.