Test and Measurement News

October 2002

'Digital Color' and 'Analog Intensity' Modes Added to PicoScope

A new beta version of PicoScope software has been released that contains a number of new display modes for the oscilloscope, these include:

A new 'Digital Color' display mode for the oscilloscope which is ideal for identifying 'one off' glitches.
A new 'Analog Intensity' display mode which simulates the operation of a analog scope. This is especially useful for viewing complex modulated signals.
A new filtered display mode for removing high frequency noise from signals.

Although this software is available for FREE download, please be aware that R5.09.0 is a beta release which has not been fully tested and may contain bugs. For more information, and to download the software visit:


New Science Experiment

Our library of science experiments for data loggers and oscilloscopes continues to grow. New this month is an experiment to measure magnetic induction using the DrDAQ data logger.

See this and 60 other interesting and educational experiments at:

If you are interested in contributing an experiment to our library, please contact experiments@picotech.com.

Currently we are most interested in new biology and chemistry experiments. To encourage people to submit experiments, we will donate a DrDAQ data logger or ADC-40 for each experiment we use on our web site.

Automotive Application Note: Lambda / Oxygen Sensors

Lambda (oxygen) sensors play a crucial role in controlling the exhaust emissions from modern vehicles. This application note explains how they work and what happens when they go wrong.


Technical Tip — IP Networking With PicoLog

If you have a number of PCs connected together by a network, it is possible to connect data logger(s) to one or more computers and view and record the resulting data on another.

One example is the monitoring of temperature and humidity in computer server rooms, a RH-02 data logger can be plugged into one of the computers in the server room and the data can then be monitored on another (remote) computer.

For a step by step guide visit:

ADC-200/100 Oscilloscope — Special Offer

Each month Pico Technology offers a different product at 15% discount for orders placed through e-commerce. For details of this months special offer, follow the link below:



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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