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Tektronix 2230
100 MHz portable DSO
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Produced from 1986 to 1989



Manuals – Specifications – Links – Pictures

The Tektronix 2230 is a portable 100 MHz, dual-channel combination analog / digital storage scope, sister model of 2220 and 2221.

It has both an analog mode and a digital mode. In the digital storage mode, up to three waveform sets (CH 1 and/or CH 2) may be stored in a save ref. memory and recalled for display at a later time.

The 2230 features alphanumeric CRT readout of many of the front panel controls. It has a DB-9 auxiliary connector on the right side providing an external clock input as well as an output for an analog X-Y plotter to make permanent copies of the display. This feature can be accessed through the "Mem select" menu.

Some Firmware versions have a diagnostics menu with the Tektronix logo and wizard image.

The Cursor knob is prone to failure. It becomes jittery and will not scroll properly.

An optional 26K battery backed memory board was available as an option.


     — Vertical
Input impedance 1 MΩ // 20 pF
Maximum Safe Input Voltage 400 V (dc + peak AC) or 800 Vp-p AC
CMRR At least 10:1 at 10 MHz
     — Horizontal
Timebase A 50 ns/Div to 0.5 s/Div, 1-2-5, x10 magnifier, i.e. down to 5 ns/Div. In "Store" mode lower sweep speeds up to 5 s/Div are available
Timebase B 50 ns/Div to 5 s/Div, 1-2-5, x10 magnifier, i.e. down to 5 ns/Div
Bandwidth 100 MHz (analog)
Sampling rate 20 MS/s
Record length 1K or 4K samples (single channel), optional 26K
Z axis input (intensity); DC to 20 MHz, maximum safe input 30V (dc + peak ac) Input resistance about 10kΩ
CRT display area : 8 × 10 cm²
Dimensions With feet and handle: 137 x 361 x 511 mm³
  • X-Y operation
  • Pre/Post-triggering
  • Averaging
  • Dual time base
  • Cursors and readout
  • GPIB (option 10)
  • RS232-C (option 12)

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