Test and Measurement News

September 2018

New 8 GHz Agile Synthesizer!

The PicoSource AS108 is the latest addition to Pico's signal generator range. It has professional-grade performance suited to both static and parameter-agile applications, making it a bench or field instrument for developers, scientists, educators, students, and service and installation technicians.

  • Low-cost, compact USB instrument
  • Windows software included
  • CW, AM, FM and PM output modes
  • Sweep, hop and arbitrary sequence modes
  • Trigger input and output
  • Reference frequency input and output
  • Application programming interface included

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New: PicoScope 6.13.7 beta for macOS and Linux

Did you know that the PicoScope 6 oscilloscope software is available for macOS and Linux? The latest beta releases include the most important features from the Windows version and support all PicoScope USB oscilloscopes.

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New: PicoLog 6.1.6

Data logger users: make sure that you have the latest stable release of PicoLog 6. Release 6.1.6 has these new features:

  • Supports PicoScope 4824 oscilloscope
  • Supports all current PicoScope 2000 Series oscilloscopes
  • Russian language option

As well as the above, PicoLog supports all Pico data loggers, is available for Windows, macOS and Linux, and is the most reliable and up-to-date way to capture data over long periods.

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PicoScope 2000 Series: Like a benchtop oscilloscope, only smaller and better

The PicoScope 2000 Series features an advanced oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, function generator, arbitrary waveform generator and protocol decoder all in the box. Mixed-signal models also add a 16-channel logic analyzer. Trevor Smith talks you through the capabilities of these low-cost, compact but powerful oscilloscopes.

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Focus on: PicoScope 4224 IEPE

The PicoScope 4224 IEPE oscilloscope has two built-in Integrated Electronic Piezoelectric interfaces allowing the direct connection and powering of industry-standard accelerometers and microphones. The high resolution and dynamic range of the 4224 make it ideal for measuring sound and vibration.

In non-IEPE mode the inputs can be used as normal oscilloscope inputs compatible with high-impedance scope probes.

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Latest programming examples

Here are the latest additions to our programming examples on GitHub:

and on MathWorks File Exchange:

GitHub pages >

Three-phase measurements with PicoLog and PicoScope

This summer, Pico’s Business Development Manager Trevor Smith selflessly volunteered to take some oscilloscopes and data loggers with him to the south of France. As he was staying in a building with a three-phase mains supply, it seemed like a perfect opportunity to test the Pico equipment and capture some waveforms.

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PicoVoyage winner

Thanks for sending us your Pico-themed holiday photos. The winner of the PicoVoyage competition is:

Jackie Maceeny

Jackie will receive a £50 Amazon voucher for this highly relaxed picture.


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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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