Picoscope USB PC Oscilloscopes

PicoScope Product Comparison Charts

PC Oscilloscopes

PicoScope 2000 Series - USB 2.0

Model Channels Bandwidth (-3 dB) Resolution Max. sampling rate Buffer memory AWG bandwidth Probes included
Realtime* Repetitive/ ETS
1 channel 2 channels 3 or 4 channels or other combinations**
PicoScope 2204A PP906 2 10 MHz 8 bit, extended up to 12 bit 100 MS/s 50 MS/s - 2 GS/s 8 kS 100 kHz yes
PicoScope 2204A PP917 10 MHz 100 MS/s 50 MS/s - 2 GS/s 8 kS 100 kHz -
PicoScope 2205A PP907 25 MHz 200 MS/s 100 MS/s - 4 GS/s 16 kS 100 kHz yes
PicoScope 2205A PP966 25 MHz 200 MS/s 100 MS/s - 4 GS/s 16 kS 100 kHz -
PicoScope 2206B PQ012 50 MHz 500 MS/s 250 MS/s - 5 GS/s 32 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2207B PQ013 70 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s - 10 GS/s 64 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2208B PQ014 100 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s - 10 GS/s 128 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2205A MSO PQ008 2 + 16* 25 MHz 8 bit, extended up to 12 bit 500 MS/s 500 MS/s** 250 MS/s 5 GS/s 48 kS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2206B MSO PQ009 50 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 500 MS/s 10 GS/s 32 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2207B MSO PQ010 70 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 500 MS/s 10 GS/s 64 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2208B MSO PQ011 100 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 500 MS/s 10 GS/s 128 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2405A PQ015 4 25 MHz 8 bit, extended up to 12 bit 500 MS/s 250 MS/s 125 MS/s 5 GS/s 48 kS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2406B PQ016 50 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 250 MS/s 10 GS/s 32 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2407B PQ017 70 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 250 MS/s 10 GS/s 64 MS 1 MHz yes
PicoScope 2408B PQ018 100 MHz 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 250 MS/s 10 GS/s 128 MS 1 MHz yes

* 16 digital/logic channels of the MSOs as 2x 8 bit ports; for the specs of the samplig rate, 8 bit digital port counts as 1 channel.
** max. 1 of them analog.


PicoScope 3000 Series - USB 3.0

Model Channels Bandwidth Analog sampling rate Max. Memory Generator Analog probes incl.
PicoScope 3203D PP958 2 50 MHz 1 GS/s (1 analog channel in use).
500 MS/s (up to 2 analog channels in use).
250 MS/s (up to 4 analog channels in use).
64 MS Function + arbitrary waveform generator 2x MI007 60 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3204D PP959 2 70 MHz 128 MS 2x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3205D PP960 2 100 MHz 256 MS 2x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3206D PP961 2 200 MHz 512 MS 2x TA131 250 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3203D MSO PP956 2 + 16* 50 MHz 1 GS/s (1 analog channel in use).
500 MS/s (up to 2 analog channels or digial ports in use).
250 MS/s (up to 4 analog channels or digital ports in use).
125 MS/s (more than 4 analog channels or digital ports in use).
64 MS Function + arbitrary waveform generator 2x MI007 60 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3204D MSO PP931 2 + 16* 70 MHz 128 MS 2x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3205D MSO PP932 2 + 16* 100 MHz 256 MS 2x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3206D MSO PP933 2 + 16* 200 MHz 512 MS 2x TA131 250 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3403D PP962 4 50 MHz 1 GS/s (1 analog channel in use).
500 MS/s (up to 2 analog channels in use).
250 MS/s (up to 4 analog channels in use).
64 MS Function + arbitrary waveform generator 4x MI007 60 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3404D PP963 4 70 MHz 128 MS 4x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3405D PP964 4 100 MHz 256 MS 4x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3406D PP965 4 200 MHz 512 MS 4x TA131 250 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3403D MSO PP957 4 + 16* 50 MHz 1 GS/s (1 analog channel in use).
500 MS/s (up to 2 analog channels or digial ports in use).
250 MS/s (up to 4 analog channels or digital ports in use).
125 MS/s (more than 4 analog channels or digital ports in use).
64 MS Function + arbitrary waveform generator 4x MI007 60 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3404D MSO PP934 4 + 16* 70 MHz 128 MS 4x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3405D MSO PP935 4 + 16* 100 MHz 256 MS 4x TA132 150 MHz x1/x10
PicoScope 3406D MSO PP936 4 + 16* 200 MHz 512 MS 4x TA131 250 MHz x1/x10

* 16 logic channels (100 MHz) for mixed signal applications. Grouped as 2 digital ports with 8 channels each.


PicoScope 4000 Series - USB 2.0

Model  Channels Bandwidth Resolution Max. Rate Buffer memory
PicoScope 4824 PP916 8 20 MHz 12 bit 80 MS/s (1 up to 4 channels), 40 MS/s (5 up to 8 channels) 256 MS
PicoScope 4224 PP478 2 20 MHz 12 bit 80 MS/s 32 MS
PicoScope 4424 PP479 4 20 MHz 12 bit 80 MS/s (1 or 2 channels), 20 MS/s (3 or 4 channels) 32 MS
PicoScope 4262 PP799 2 5 MHz 16 bit 10 MS/s 16 MS
PicoScope 4444 PQ073, PQ074, PQ088 4* 20 MHz 12/14 bit 400 MS/s 256 MS

* True-differential channels. Model PicoScope 4444 for USB 3.0!


PicoScope 5000 Series - USB 3.0

Model Channels Bandwidth Resolution Max. rate (ETS, 8 bit)** PufferMemory Waveform generator Probes included USB
PicoScope 5242D PQ143 2 60 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 2.5 GS/s 128 MS 1 channel, 0.025 Hz...20 MHz. Sine, square, triangle, DC voltage, ramp up/down, sinc, Gaussian, half-sine.
Pseudorandom output signals: White noise, selectable amplitude and offset within output voltage range.
Pseudorandom binary sequence (PRBS), selectable high/low levels within output voltage range, selectable bit rate up to 20 Mb/s.

Arbitrary waveform generator update rate 200 MHz,buffer size 32 kS, resolution 14 bit, bandwidth >20 MHz.
2x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5243D PQ144 2 100 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 5 GS/s 256 MS 2x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5244D PQ145 2 200 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 10 GS/s 512 MS 2x TA386 3.0
PicoScope 5442D PQ146 4 60 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 2.5 GS/s 128 MS 4x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5443D PQ147 4 100 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 5 GS/s 256 MS 4x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5444D PQ148 4 200 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 10 GS/s 512 MS 4x TA386 3.0
PicoScope 5242D MSO PQ149 2 + 16* 60 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 2.5 GS/s 128 MS 2x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5243D MSO PQ150 2 + 16* 100 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 5 GS/s 256 MS 2x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5244D MSO PQ151 2 + 16* 200 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 10 GS/s 512 MS 2x TA386 3.0
PicoScope 5442D MSO PQ152 4 + 16* 60 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 2,5 GS/s 128 MS 4x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5443D MSO PQ153 4 + 16* 100 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 5 GS/s 256 MS 4x TA375 3.0
PicoScope 5444D MSO PQ154 4 + 16* 200 MHz 8 bit, 12 bit, 14 bit, 15 bit, 16 bit (hardware resolution + 4 bits) 10 GS/s 512 MS 4x TA386 3.0

* 16 digital/logic channels for mixed signal applications. Organized in 2 digital ports with 8 channels each.

** ETS = equivalent sampling rate for repetitive signals, 8 bit.
Realtime sample rates depending on resolution/number of channels:

Mode 8 bit 12 bit 14 bit 15 bit 16 bit
Any 1 channel 1 GS/s 500 MS/s 125 MS/s 125 MS/s 62.5 MS/s
Any 2 channels 500 MS/s 250 MS/s 125 MS/s 125 MS/s -
Any 3 channels 250 MS/s 125 MS/s 125 MS/s - -
4 channels 125 MS/s 62.5 MS/s 62.5 MS/s - -

PicoScope 6000 Series - USB 3.0

Model Channels Bandwidth Rate, 1 channel* Buffer memory Max. buffer segment Function generator Arbitrary generator
PicoScope 6402C PP884 4 250 MHz 5 GS/s 256 MS 250,000 DC...20 MHz
(sine, square, triangle, DC)
- -
PicoScope 6402D PP885 4 250 MHz 5 GS/s 512 MS 500,000 Rampe, sinc, Gauss, halb-sine, white noise, PRBS 64 kS buffer size, 200 MS/s rate, 12 bit, 20 MHz bandwidth
PicoScope 6403C PP886 4 350 MHz 5 GS/s 512 MS 500,000 DC...20 MHz
(sine, square, triangle, DC)
- -
PicoScope 6403D PP887 4 350 MHz 5 GS/s 1 GS 1,000,000 Rampe, sinc, Gauss, halb-sine, white noise, PRBS 64 kS buffer size, 200 MS/s rate, 12 bit, 20 MHz bandwidth
PicoScope 6404C PP888 4 500 MHz 5 GS/s 1 GS 1,000,000 DC...20 MHz
(sine, square, triangle, DC)
- -
PicoScope 6404D PP889 4 500 MHz 5 GS/s 2 GS 2,000,000 Rampe, sinc, Gauss, halb-sine, white noise, PRBS 64 kS buffer size, 200 MS/s rate, 12 bit, 20 MHz bandwidth

PicoScope 9400 Series SXRTO - USB 2.0 and Ethernet

Model Channels Bandwidth ETS rate Realtime rate Buffer memory Max. buffer segment Resolution Acquisition modes Clock recovery trigger
PicoScope 9404-05 PQ181 4, simultaneous 5 GHz 1 TS/s 500 MS/s 250 kS 1024 12 bit Realtime, ETS (equivalent time sampling), roll-all capturing -
PicoScope 9404-16 PQ182 4, simultaneous 16 GHz 5 TS/s 500 MS/s 250 kS 1024 12 bit 6.5 Mb/s...11.3 Gb/s

PicoScope 9000 Series - USB 2.0, Ethernet/LAN

Model PicoScope 9201A PicoScope 9211A PicoScope 9231A
PP463 PP473 PP664
Sampling oscilloscope 12 GHz 12 GHz 12 GHz
USB port yes yes yes
Ethernet/LAN port - yes yes
Clock recovery trigger - yes yes
Pattern sync trigger - yes yes
Signal generator output - yes yes
Electr. TDR/TDT capability - yes yes
8 GHz opto-electronic converter - - yes

 

Model PicoScope 9301-15 PicoScope 9301-25 PicoScope 9302-15 PicoScope 9302-25 PicoScope 9311-15 PicoScope 9311-20 PicoScope 9321-20 PicoScope 9341-20 PicoScope 9341-25
PQ089 PQ094 PQ090 PQ095 PQ096 PQ091 PQ092 PQ093 PQ097
Sampling oscilloscope 15 GHz 25 GHz 15 GHz 25 GHz 15 GHz 20 GHz 20 GHz 20 GHz 25 GHz
Channels 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4
USB port yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Ethernet/LAN-Port yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Clock recovery trigger (11.3 Gb/s) - - yes yes - - yes - -
Pattern sync trigger yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Signal generator output yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Electr. TDR/TDT capability - - - - yes (60 ps/2.5...6 V) yes (60 ps/2.5...6 V) - - -
External TDR/TDT pulse module - - - - - - - - -
9.5 GHz opto-electronic converter - - - - - - yes - -