Test and Measurement News

January 2017

PicoScope 6.12.5 released!

The latest release of PicoScope 6 has a clearer display and more convenient controls aimed at users of touchscreen devices. The improvements also make PicoScope even more of a pleasure to use on conventional laptops and desktops. There are also some new automated measurements.

  • Larger control buttons
  • New adjustment buttons for easier control of numerical settings
  • New control setting grids for faster setup
  • Color-coded serial decoding packets
  • New edge count measurements

Watch the video to learn about the PicoScope 6.12.5 update in only five minutes!

Download the latest software

Focus on PicoScope 3000D Series MSOs

Need to measure high-frequency analog and digital signals? The PicoScope 3000D Series MSOs might be just the answer.

  • 2 or 4 analog channels
  • 16 digital inputs
  • 1 GS/s sampling rate
  • Up to 200 MHz bandwidth
  • Up to 512 MS capture memory

The high bandwidth and deep memory of these scopes mean you can capture high-frequency data for extended periods of time.

More on the PicoScope 3000D Series

Tech Tip: USB Type-C

All PicoScopes work fine when plugged into a USB Type-C port. Use the Pico blue USB cable, supplied with your scope, in conjunction with a Pico TA285 USB Type-C to Standard-A (female) adaptor. There's more information about USB Type-C on picotech.com.

More on USB Type-C

Questions & Answers

Option to Save As from Picoscope 6

Q. Can you supply software to save all four channels of data from the PicoScope 2405A scope, preferably in .CSV format, or even some guidance on how to do this?

A. This function is built into the PicoScope 6 software supplied with all PicoScopes. Just set up the scope, capture the data on all four channels, then do File > Save As and save the data in .CSV format.

Have your own question? Visit our forum!


Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

About this newsletter

To make sure that your Pico newsletter reaches your inbox every month, add newsletters@picotech.com to your email address book or safe list. If you found this newsletter useful, please recommend it to your friends and colleagues. Back issues are available from our newsletter archive.

By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receive one email a month plus no more than two special announcements a year. Our use of your email address is governed by our privacy policy.

Contact details

UK Headquarters:
Pico Technology, James House, Colmworth Business Park, St. Neots,
Cambridgeshire, PE19 8YP, United Kingdom
Tel.: 01480 396395 (+44 1480 396395)
Fax: 01480 396296 (+44 1480 396296)

North America Office:
Pico Technology, 320 N Glenwood Blvd, Tyler TX 75702, United States
Tel:+1 800 591 2796 (Toll Free)

Asia-Pacific Office:
Pico Technology, Room 2252, 22/F, Centro, 568 Hengfeng Road, Zhabei District,
Shanghai 200070, PR China
Tel: +86 21 2226-5152

Email: sales@picotech.com