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Newark element14 Introduces Tektronix TBS1000B Series Oscilloscopes

March 24, 2014 – CHICAGONewark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, is today launching the Tektronix TBS1000B Series, digital storage oscilloscopes with affordable performance in a compact design.

The TBS1000B, priced from $520, includes USB connectivity, 34 automated measurements, limit testing, data logging, frequency counter, trend plot and a context-sensitive help menu. Commercial and educational use variants with different price points and unique features are tailored to each target market segment.

The TBS1000B comes standard with a 7-inch high resolution TFT display for a clear view of all signals and critical on-screen information. The instrument is further enhanced by a user interface inspired by the award-winning Tektronix MDO/MSO/DPO series of instruments. The interface is easy to use, provides quick access to all the oscilloscope functions and includes a high-resolution "Pan & Zoom" feature enabling visibility of even more signal details of up to 10x normal resolution.

Additional features include:

  • Digital precision for accurate measurements
  • Critical tools for troubleshooting the device
  • Extensive monitoring and analysis tools
  • Flexible data transfer
  • Easy PC connectivity

The intuitive user interface with dedicated per-channel vertical controls, zoom/magnifier button, convenient access to functions via soft keys and the multi-purpose knob make these instruments easy to use, reducing learning time and increasing efficiency.

The built-in help menu provides important information on the oscilloscope's features and functions. Help is provided in the same languages as the user interface. In addition to industry-leading service and support, every TBS1000B series oscilloscope comes backed with a 5-year warranty as standard.

"We are pleased to grow our Tektronix range with the addition of the TBS1000B," said Chris Godfrey, Global Product Director Test & Tools, Newark element14. "Our drive is to support the customer from design right through to production, and this product's great range of features makes it easier for engineers to diagnose problems quickly and efficiently."

The TBS1000B series is available from Farnell element14 in Europe, Newark element14 in North America and element14 in Asia Pacific.


About Newark element14

Newark element14 is a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions for electronic system design, maintenance and repair. Newark element14 brings together the latest products, services and development software, all connected to an innovative online engineering community where purchasers and engineers can access peers and experts, a wide range of independent technical information and helpful tools. Whether researching a new technology, designing an electronic product, or looking for parts to repair an existing system, Newark element14 is the trusted source to find the answers and parts they need to keep projects on the fast track, right from the start. Newark element14 is the operating business of Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl) in North America.

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