Test and Measurement News

November 2003

New Automotive Demo CD

A new automotive demo CD is now available.
It contains the following items:

To receive your free demo cd simply complete the online application form

PicoScope Logo Competition

We had an amazing response to our competition to design a new PicoScope logo.

The winner was C. Douciu, from Romania who receives an ADC-212/50 PC Oscilloscope.
A new logo based on his design will soon be appearing in our software and on our products.

The number and quality of entries was far higher than we expected. Thank you to all those of you who entered.

Technical Tip — Saving Waveforms as JPEGs

PicoScope (oscilloscope) and PicoLog (data logger) waveforms can easily be saved in JPEG (.jpg) graphics file format.

Each converter on the network must have an unique address. When building large systems you may find multiple converters with the same address. The addresses have to be unique thus the configuration will not complete successfully if units are trying to share a common address.

To save a trace as a JPEG file:

File | Save as |

In the dropdown box labelled 'Save file as type' select the jpg extension. Now enter the name of the file in the 'File Name' box, not forgetting to include the .jpg extension and removing the asterisk (*). Finally click OK or select the directory where the file is to be saved to and then click OK.

A list of previous newsletter "technical tips" can be found on the technical tips page.

New Science Experiment

The Pico Technology Library of Experiments contains a number of educational experiments that make use of ouroscilloscope and data logging products.

If you are involved in the teaching of science we would love to hear from you. We are looking for people willing to perform and write up new experiments for our collection. For a limited time Pico Technology is willing to donate either a DrDAQ data logger or an ADC-40 PC oscilloscope in return for a suitable experiment. See the experiment guidelines for further information.

This months new data logging experiment is designed to observe changes in the atmospheric charge as a result of natural and man-made events such as rain, thunderstorms and exhaust smoke.

See this and over seventy other interesting and educational science experiments online.


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.

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