Tektronix THS3000 Handheld Oscilloscopes Named One of EDN's 2012 Hot 100 Products
BEAVERTON, OR, Dec 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes,
today announced that EDN has named the THS3000 handheld oscilloscope
series as one of the "100 Hot Products of 2012." The 2012 EDN Hot 100
highlights the electronics industry's most significant products of
the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness, and
popularity as determined by a panel of the publications' editorial
With a weight of 4.8 lbs, seven hours of battery life and four
isolated channels, the THS3000 series is built for use in demanding
conditions. Models are available with either 100 MHz and 2.5 GS/s
maximum sampling rate or 200 MHZ and 5 GS/s sample rate performance.
The 10,000-point record length on all four channels enables the
capture of extra waveform details at high sample rates.
"It's always encouraging to receive industry recognition from one of
the most respected voices in the electronics industry and, to be
sure, the THS3000 is worthy of this recognition," said Dave Farrell,
general manager, Mainstream Oscilloscopes at Tektronix. "As the first
true high-performance handheld oscilloscope, the THS3000 series meets
the growing need for engineers to correlate field and lab
measurements and to perform advanced debugging and analysis in the
Keithley Instruments Model 2657A Also Recognized
In addition to the THS3000, EDN's editors also named Keithley
Instruments' Model 2657A high-voltage, high-power System
SourceMeter(R) SMU (source-measurement unit) to the 2012 EDN Hot 100
list. The unit can deliver up to 180 W of DC or pulsed power to a
device under test for both lab and production testing of power
semiconductors. Keithley Instruments is a Tektronix company.
The complete list of EDN's Hot 100 products can be found online at
or within the December 14, 2012 issue of EDN Magazine.
"It's always a fun and enlightening challenge for the EDN editors to
select the year's Hot 100 products, which has been an annual
tradition at EDN since 1993. This year's selection not only reflects
some technology trends that have been in place for a while, but also
highlights some new trends that are just emerging, as well as a
unique product or two that is in a class of its own," said Rich Pell,
Executive and Chief Technical Editor, EDN.
All THS3000 series models include four 10X passive probes,
seven-hour battery, a three-year warranty and OpenChoice desktop
software. A travel kit with a hard-sided carrying case is optional.
Starting price is $3,950 U.S. MSRP.
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