Technical Videos

SDS1000X-E Series

Power Supply Design: Load Step Response with a SIGLENT DC Electronic Load

April 3, 2020

In this video, I compare the response from two power supplies using a stepped load to show the differences between a well-tuned supply and one that exhibits excessive ringing. Also, add in some basic instrument requirements to help get you started making your own step load tests. Here, I use a SIGLENT SDL1X-E DC Electronic … Continued

SDS1004/SDS2000X-E Power On Main Function

October 14, 2019

The SIGLENT SDS1004X-E, SDS2000X-E series of oscilloscopes feature a Power On Main function that automatically turns the scope on when there is main power available. This is ideal for remote locations where it can be difficult to reset the instrument after a power outage.

SDS1004/SDS2000X-E series Embedded Web Control

October 14, 2019

The SIGLENT SDS1004X-E series (4 channel only. Does not apply to the SDS1202X-E), SDS2000X-E, and SDS5000X series of oscilloscopes feature a web control interface that provides remote instrument control without additional software. In this video, we show you how to configure the scope for wired LAN or wireless WiFi connection and an overview of the … Continued

Quick remote computer control using LXI Tools

October 14, 2019

  In this video, we introduce you to LXI Tools, an open-source instrument programming and control application that has a small footprint and excellent performance. It works seamlessly with a variety of SIGLENT  products, including SDSX and XE scopes, SDGX generators, and SDM DMMs. Special thanks to Martin Lund and the other developers of LXI … Continued

SDS1004X-E (4 Channel) web browser update: This thing is FAST!

October 11, 2019

The SIGLENT SDS1004X-E series of oscilloscopes now have a blazing fast web interface. In this video, we show the performance and features of the firmware/operating system updates dated June, 2018. These include: Faster web browser response/data retrieval.. almost real-time web updates Fully control the scope configuration using the web-based virtual front panel Save display images … Continued

Frequency Response Curves (Bode Plot) using an Oscilloscope and Function Generator

October 11, 2019

In this video, we show how to use the automated Bode Plot feature of the SIGLENT SDS1004X-E series of four-channel oscilloscopes to create a frequency response curve. This video applies to the SIGLENT SDS1104X-E, SDS1204X-E, SDS2000X-E, SDS2000X Plus, and SDS5000X oscilloscopes as well as the SDG X series (SDG1X, 2X, and 6X) of arbitrary waveform … Continued