Tektronix 5 Series B MSO Mixed Signal Oscilloscope 350 MHz to 2 GHz

Manufacturer: Tektronix
Model Number: MSO5xB

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What’s New in the 5 Series B MSO?

  • NEW auxiliary trigger input lets you synch without consuming a full-capability input channel
  • NEW 2x faster waveforms from the built-in function generator for frequency response analysis and general-purpose use.
  • NEW display is brighter than the original
  • NEW History mode uses extended memory, allowing you to capture thousands of triggered events, stop when you see something interesting, and quickly review numerous prior events
  • NEW tools for automation/remote (PI, TekScope, TekDrive)
  • NEW processor makes controls even more responsive and will support additional analysis in the future
  • NEW Solid State Drive system stores all user data on a removable drive for added security
  • NEW more analysis and protocol support than ever

Intuitive operation

  • Award-winning user interface is designed for touch
  • 15.6” HD pinch, drag and swipe touch display

Insightful measurements and analysis

  • 12-bit resolution @ 1.25 GHz; 16-bit resolution @ 50 MHz
  • Built-in DDCs enable multi-channel, synchronized spectrum analysis
  • Fast insights with measurement statistics, tables and trends
  • Optional Windows operating system enables advanced analysis

Meets application challenges

  • Advanced single-phase and three-phase power analysis
  • Powerful tools for signal integrity and power integrity
  • Support for over 25 serial protocols covering the most common interfaces

Versatile signal access

  • Up to 8 FlexChannel® inputs plus Aux In – for up to 8 analog or 64 digital signals plus a trigger/synch signal
  • 1 GHz, low-loading passive probes included with instruments of 1 GHz bandwidth or greater
  • TekVPI interface supports a wide range of active, differential, IsoVu & current probes

Work and collaborate almost anywhere

  • Using just a web browser, connect and control the scope within your own network. Analyze data on or off the scope thanks to PC analysis software that works just like the scope
  • Optional one-button cloud storage for convenient storage and collaboration
  • Get a panoramic view of your design with high-fidelity waveforms, unique spectrum analysis, and versatile probing. It’s easy thanks to an award-winning  user interface and innovative support for engineering outside the lab


  • Need more than four channels – to see many interconnected serial buses and complete decode compliance tests
  • New safety and infotainment requirements driving explosive growth
  • SiC/GaN powertrain measurement differentiation due to isolated probing technologies
  • Enable EV/HEV innovations to meet emission and adoption goals

Power Design

  • Need more than four channels for SoC development
  • High resolution for small signal analysis
  • Automated measurements and power analysis software makes analysis easy
  • Differentiated solutions based in isolated, differential and current probes

Embedded Design

  • Utilizes long record length higher AFG bandwidth
  • Debugs system level issues using serial bus decode, search and trigger
  • Logic probe flexibility enables use in just about any application
  • EMI/EMC debug and pre-compliance evaluation Mil/Gov/Aero/Def
  • Meets declassification requirements for instruments used in classified applications


29 lb.

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