Operating Tips

Digital Oscilloscopes

Are your instruments FCC compliant?

December 14, 2018

Test and measurement equipment is exempt from FCC emissions limits per CFR 47, Part 15, para 15.103(c): https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2002-title47-vol1/pdf/CFR-2002-title47-vol1-sec15-103.pdf Specifically: “(c) A digital device used exclusively as industrial, commercial, or medical test equipment.”

Measurement Data Depth SDS2000X vs. SDS1/2 X-E

December 14, 2018

One of the more powerful features of digital oscilloscopes is the automatic measurement function. Most modern scopes allow you to measure 20 or 30 separate waveform parameters including rise/fall time, phase difference, peak-to-peak voltage, and more. Some functions can actually measure large data sets to provide a “running average” of the measurement over a long … Continued

How to enter options on the SDS2000X

December 7, 2018

The SDS2000X provides multiple options to fulfill your measurement requirements.   Please contact your SIGLENT sales representative or SIGLENT technical support to order one of the available options for your product. After you generate your activation code, use the following steps to install the option on the oscilloscope: 1. Press the Utility button on the front panel to enter … Continued

Configuring the IP address on the SDS1000 (DL+, CNL+, and more)

December 3, 2018

To adjust the IP settings on the SDS1000 series, including the SDS1052DL+:     Press Utility > Next Page to page 3/4:       Press the softkey next to IO Setting > Press the softkey next to IP Setting:     Now, you can see the IP configuration. Press the topmost softkey (shown below) … Continued

SDS1004XE series web browser password and user name

August 15, 2018

The SIGLENT SDS1004X-E series of oscilloscopes features a web browser that provides easy remote control and monitoring of the scope using a LAN connection. The web browser can be password protected to help control access. Here are the steps to configure and enable this feature: Connect the oscilloscope to a working LAN Check the IP … Continued

Web browser buttons are not functioning/do not click with Google Chrome or Firefox

August 8, 2018

Some of our products, including the SVA1015X spectrum analyzer/VNA have an onboard webpage that enables remote device configuration and control using nothing more than a web browser and a LAN connection. Some settings in the browser can leave these on-screen buttons non-functional. An icon appears on the computer display and it can be moved using … Continued