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Tektronix TDS724
2+2 channel 500 MHz, 1 GS/s digital scope

Produced from 1996 to (?)






(All manuals in PDF format unless noted otherwise)
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The Tektronix TDS724 is a 2 channel 500 MHz, 1 GS/s digital storage scope with a color screen.
Two plus Two channel operation allows up to two of the four channels to be displayed simultaneously.
Channels not displayed can be used to couple a triggering signal to the oscilloscope.

Key Specifications

Bandwidth 500 MHz
Sample rate 1 or 2 channels @ 2 GS/s
Number of Channels 2 + 2
Vertical Sensitivity 1 mV to 10 V/div with calibrated fine adjustment
Resolution 8 bit
Time Base Range 500 ps to 10 s/div
Record length 50k samples per channel
Record Length (1M Option) 500 K points on 1 channel; 250 k points on 2 channels ; 130 k points on 3 or 4 channels
Record Length (2M Option) 8 M points on 1 channel; 4 M points on 2 channels ; 2 M points on 3 or 4 channels
Acquisition modes sample, envelope, average, high-resolution, peak-detect
Display Color; Zoom
Trigger modes Edge, logic, pulse; Video trigger with option 05 (NTSC, SECAM, PAL, HDTV, and FlexFormat)
Storage 1.44 Mbyte, 3.5 inch, DOS 3.3-or-later floppy disk. NVRAM storage for saving waveforms, hardcopies, and setups. Units with option HD present (requires additional hardware) have a hard disk drive
I/O Full GPIB programmability
Hardcopy Using GPIB, RS-232, or Centronics ports



See the Repairs page regarding HDD/FDD replacements.