PicoScope Oscilloscopes now have 40 Serial Decoders as standard including 10Base-T1S

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26 June 2024
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St. Neots, UK – June 19, 2024 – Pico Technology, the leading manufacturer of PC-based oscilloscopes, proudly announces a significant enhancement to its PicoScope range. Effective immediately, all PicoScope oscilloscopes now include a serial decoder for the 10BASE-T1S automotive Ethernet standard. This addition marks a milestone, bringing the total number of serial decoders available free of charge with PicoScope 7 software to 40 – more than any other oscilloscope in the market. The software is compatible with all current PicoScope models and legacy models marketed in the past seven years or longer.

The 10BASE-T1S standard is a groundbreaking development in automotive networking, facilitating robust and efficient data communication across vehicles. It supports multi-drop Ethernet configurations over a single pair of unshielded twisted wires with Differential Manchester Encoded (DME) signals, enabling cost-effective and lightweight cabling solutions crucial for modern vehicle design. A 17-bit scrambler delivers improved EMC performance and makes 10BASE-T1S ideal for applications requiring reliable in-vehicle networking, including advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), infotainment, and vehicle diagnostics.

"Pico Technology's commitment to providing comprehensive and accessible diagnostic tools is demonstrated by our continued support and innovation in the automotive sector," said Patrik Gold, Product Manager at Pico Technology. "With the addition of the 10BASE-T1S decoder, our PicoScope oscilloscopes offer unparalleled versatility and performance, empowering automotive engineers and technicians with the tools they need for cutting-edge vehicle design and maintenance."

 

Why Choose PicoScope Oscilloscopes?

1. Unmatched Decoder Support: With 40 free serial decoders, including CAN bus, CAN XL, FlexRay, LIN bus, and now 10Base-T1S, PicoScope leads the industry in protocol analysis capabilities.

2. Deep Memory: PicoScope oscilloscopes feature deep memory, providing extensive data capture and analysis capabilities. This is particularly beneficial for complex automotive systems where detailed long-duration signal information is crucial.

3. Advanced Software: The PicoScope 7 software is user-friendly and packed with powerful features, ensuring seamless integration and efficiency in automotive testing and diagnostics.

4. Enhanced Display: PC oscilloscopes offer superior serial decoding capabilities thanks to the use of large, high-resolution PC monitors. This allows far more information to be displayed and analyzed than on traditional benchtop oscilloscope screens.

5. Cost-Effective Solutions: By offering a broad range of functionalities at no additional cost, Pico Technology ensures that customers receive the best value in the market.

Enhancing Automotive Engineering and Repair

Pico Technology's addition of the 10Base-T1S decoder is a testament to its dedication to supporting automotive innovation. Whether for vehicle design, development testing, or repair, PicoScope oscilloscopes provide the precision and reliability necessary for modern automotive engineering.

 

About Pico Technology

Pico Technology has spent over 30 years leading the industry in the design, development, and manufacture of high-performance PC oscilloscopes and data loggers. During that time, we have built up an impressive portfolio of products, including the PicoScope PC Oscilloscope range with bandwidths up to 30 GHz, resolutions up to 16 bits, and mixed-signal and flexible-resolution models; the TC-08 and PT-104 Temperature Data Loggers; and the multi-award-winning Automotive Oscilloscope Kits.

Pico Technology prides itself on offering innovative, high-quality, and affordable alternatives to traditional bench-top test and measurement equipment, designed and built under the ISO9001:2008 quality system. We support a network of distributors in over 60 countries worldwide who are helping to build and maintain our enviable reputation in the industry.

For more information, visit Pico Technology's website https://www.picotech.com