Tektronix 5-Series 8-Channel 6.25GS/s 2GHz MSO Teardown & Spectrum View Experiments

In this episode Shahriar continues his review of the Tektronix 5-Series 8-Channel MSO Oscilloscope following the original overview of the instrument. A full teardown of the instrument as well as a set of experiments showcasing the new Spectrum View capability are shown. This review is organized as follows:

00:09 – Introduction and outline
01:31 – Teardown and analysis of the acquisition board
13:38 – Experiment setup and description
16:59 – Measurement results and Spectrum View capabilities
33:12 – Concluding remarks

One comment

  1. Brian says:

    Looking at the repair manual for the MSO5, the front plastic assembly is designed to accommodate 9 inputs. The MDO series of scopes is getting long in the tooth and due for replacement. My guess is they will be based on the same platform as the MSO5/6 and the mystery circuitry you’re looking at is the acquisition system for the spectrum analyzer.

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