Operating Tips

SDS1000X-E Series

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

How to generate the activation code for an instrument option

May 24, 2018

Many SIGLENT instruments feature options that can be added by using an activation code. To generate the activation code: – Purchase the option from your favorite SIGLENT office or distributor. A full list of available options are located at the bottom of the specific product web page. – You will receive an Option Card PDF … Continued

USB Connectivity Checklist

April 24, 2018

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is very popular and has added a tremendous level of convenience and flexibility to computer and peripheral controls, including test and measurement instrumentation. As with all technology, it isn’t always sunshine and blue skies. Here are some common troubleshooting steps for USB connection issues: – Is the instrument plugged in … Continued

Potential Solutions to Easy software window rendering/font issues

March 8, 2018

The installation of SIGLENT EasySpectrum and other “Easy” software is typically uneventful. But, there may be an occasional issue. Here are some steps that may help clear up any issues that you may encounter: Here is an example of a mis-rendered window view of EasySpectrum: Here are some steps that may help fix the issue: … Continued

Adding Digital Input/MSO Capability to the SDS1004X-E Series of Oscilloscopes

February 26, 2018

Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes (MSO’s for short) feature the ability to show both analog and digital signals using the same timebase. In this way, you can more accurately determine the timing of digital and analog events. The SIGLENT 4 channel SDS1004X-E series of oscilloscopes (currently the 100 MHz SDS1104X-E and 200 MHz SDS1204X-E models) can be upgraded … Continued

SDS1000X-E New Fixed Position Zoom

February 8, 2018

This feature allows the user to adjust the position selections for horizontal and vertical zooming. Traditionally, most scopes allow you to zoom around a fixed position. This is typically the center of the display (which is the standard operation on all SIGLENT scopes). We refer to this as fixed delay for horizontal and fixed offset … Continued