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Publication Date: 12/1/2008
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Dual Channel Digital Scopes from B K
Digital storage oscilloscope.
Yorba Linda, CA — B+K Precision Corporation has added two new affordable dual-channel Digital Storage Oscilloscopes (DSO): the 2540 (60MHz) and 2542 (100MHz). According to the company, these are versatile and compact oscilloscopes with auto measurement functions and analog-style knobs that make them easy to use. Included are advanced triggering, digital filtering, waveform recorder, delayed sweep/zoom, mask testing, automatic measurements, and FFT functions.

These functions provide the user with many options for troubleshooting and debugging. The oscilloscopes come with PC software to easily capture, save, and analyze waveforms and measurement results and to remotely control the instruments via a virtual panel.

The two 'scopes are among the most aggressively-priced oscilloscopes on the market today. Both models are suitable for use in education, design, training, field service, maintenance, manufacturing and quality control.

The 2540 and 2542 include both have up to 100MHz bandwidth; 1 GSa/s sample rate; 4000-point record length for each channel; one touch automatic setup for ease of use (Auto button); large color LCD display; USB front panel host port for USB flash drives standard. Advanced features include: digital filter with adjustable limits, mask testing, and waveform recorder/replay mode; cursors with readouts; 24 automatic measurements; FFT standard plus 3 additional math functions; extensive triggering capabilities including pulse width and line-selectable video trigger; multiple language interface; PC software which lets the user remotely control the oscilloscope via the USB interface and capture, save and analyze waveform data.

Measuring a compact 12.2 x 10.6 x 5.8-in. and weighing 8 lbs, both models come complete with operating manual, two 150MHz 10:1 passive probes, power cord, USB interface cable, and Comsoft software installation disk.

Contact: B+K Precision Corp., 22820 Savi Ranch Parkway, Yorba Linda, CA, 92887, 714-921-9095 fax: 714-921-6422 Web:

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