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4 Series MSO Mixed Signal Oscilloscope

With the largest display and highest available channel count in its class, the 4 Series offers unprecedented insight in a bench-friendly package. And its made-for-touch user interface works exactly as you'd expect. See all oscilloscopes »

Base Price
US $7,550 - US $10,100
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Bandwidth

Up to1.5GHz

Record length

62.5Mpts

ANALOG CHANNELS

4or6

Vertical Resolution

12bits

Biggest display in its class and award-winning user interface

Watch how the 4 Series MSO user interface helps you work better and faster.

With the same made-for-touch user interface technology as the award-winning 5 Series and the largest and highest resolution display in its class, the 4 Series MSO sets a new expectation of how a scope should work.

  • 13.3-inch HD display
  • 6.1-inch (15.5 cm) deep bench-friendly footprint

Outstanding details and up to 6 super-flexible channels

Watch and learn how 4 Series performance helps you see more.
  • Any channel can show a waveform, spectrum, or both
  • Any input can be used to view eight digital channels by connecting a logic probe
  • Outstanding detail and accurate measurements on all channels
    • 12-bit vertical resolution (16-bit in high res mode)
    • 6.25 GS/s on all analog and digital channels
    • Up to 62.5 Mpoints record length

Specs at a glance

Input Channels

  • 4 or 6 FlexChannel inputs
  • Each FlexChannel provides 1 analog signal input or 8 digital logic inputs with TLP058 probe

Bandwidth1

  • 200 MHz, 350 MHz, 500 MHz, 1 GHz or 1.5 GHz

Sample Rate

  • 6.25 GS/s on all analog/digital channels

Record Length

  • 31.25 or 62.5 Mpoints

Vertical Resolution

  • 12 bits
  • Up to 16 bits in High Res mode
Included probes and accessories

1 - Optional and upgradeable
2 - Free with product registration

Signal Generation1

  • Arbitrary, Sine, Square, Pulse, Ramp, Triangle, DC Level, Gaussian, Lorentz, Exponential Rise/Fall, Sin(x)/x, Random Noise, Haversine, Cardiac

Digital Voltmeter2

  • 4-digit AC RMS, DC
  • DC+AC RMS voltage

Trigger Frequency Counter2

  • 8-digit

Advanced Analysis1

  • Automated Power Measurements
  • Spectrum View Mixed Domain Analysis

Protocol Support1

  • 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX
  • CAN, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay
  • I2C, SPI
  • I2S, LJ, RJ, TDM
  • I3C
  • MIL-STD-1553, ARINC 429
  • NRZ
  • PSI5
  • RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UART
  • SENT
  • SpaceWire
  • SPMI
  • USB 2.0 LS, FS, HS

Display

  • 13.3-inch (338 mm)
  • HD color (1920 x 1080) capacitive touchscreen

Dimensions (H x W x D)

  • 249 mm x 405 mm x 155 mm
  • (9.8 in x 15.9 in x 6.1 in)

Weight

  • 16 lbs (7.3 kg)
Included probes and accessories
1 - Optional and upgradeable
2 - Free with product registration

New features and options make the best scopes better

NEW Options

Free upgrades on instruments with advanced analysis options

  • Instruments equipped with Mask Testing option will gain limit testing capability

Free upgrade on all instruments

  • Callouts / bookmarks let you annotate specific points on waveforms
  • The frequency axis in Spectrum View may now be logarithmic
  • Phase noise plots are now available with phase noise measurements

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Versatile and upgradeable

See the capability the 4 Series MSO can bring to your bench.

Get all the debug tools you need right away or add them when you need them - without having to send it back.

  • Bandwidth up to 1.5 GHz
  • Record length up to 62.5 Mpoints
  • Digital channels: each TLP058 logic probe provides 8 digital channels
  • DVM/Freq Counter (free with registration)
  • Arbitrary/Function Generator
  • Advanced Analysis
    • Serial bus decoding and triggering
    • Spectrum View mixed domain analysis
    • Automated power measurements

Find out more about upgrades with this guide

See the full line of next-generation oscilloscopes

Whether you’re debugging serial buses or designing to high speed digital standards, we’ve set a new standard in scope user interface so you can get to your answers faster and easier.

Explore The Range

Model Analog Bandwidth Analog Channels Digital Channels Sample Rate Record Length List Price
MSO44

200 MHz to 1.5 GHz

4

Up to 32 (optional)

6.25 GS/s

31.25 M to 62.5 Mpts

US $7,550
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MSO46

200 MHz to 1.5 GHz

6

Up to 48 (optional)

6.25 GS/s

31.25 M to 62.5 Mpts

US $10,100
Configure & Quote
Model Analog Bandwidth Analog Channels Digital Channels Sample Rate Record Length List Price
MSO44

200 MHz to 1.5 GHz

4

Up to 32 (optional)

6.25 GS/s

31.25 M to 62.5 Mpts

US $7,550
Configure & Quote
MSO46

200 MHz to 1.5 GHz

6

Up to 48 (optional)

6.25 GS/s

31.25 M to 62.5 Mpts

US $10,100
Configure & Quote
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4 Series MSO
Tektronix
MDO4000C
Keysight
4000T X-Series
LeCroy
HDO4000A Series
Rohde & Schwarz
RTA4000 Series
Bandwidth 200 MHz to 1.5 GHz 200 MHz to 1 GHz 200 MHz to 1.5 GHz 200 MHz to 1 GHz 200 MHz to 1 GHz
Analog Channels 4 or 6 4 2 or 4 4 2 or 4
Digital Channels (optional) Up to 48 16 16 16 16
Sample Rate (All Channels) 6.25 GS/s Up to 5 GS/s 2.5 GS/s 2.5 GS/s 2.5 GS/s
Vertical Resolution 12 bits 8 bits 8 bits 12 bits 10 bits
Record Length (All Channels) 31.25 M
62.5 M (optional)
20 M 4 M 12.5 M
25 M (optional)
100 M
Integrated Arbitrary/Function Generator (optional) 1 x 50 MHz 1 x 50 MHz 2 x 20 MHz -- 1 x 25 MHz (opt)
Serial bus decoding Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Display 13.3 in touch
(1920 x 1080)​
10.4 in
(1024 x 768)​
12.1 in touch
(800 x 600)
12.1-in touch
(1280 x 800)
10.1 in touch
(1280 x 800)
Standard Warranty 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years

Embedded serial bus analysis

SPI Bus

Serial bus decode and trigger options transform the 4 Series MSO into an indispensable tool for debugging serial buses with automatic decode, trigger, and search.

  • I2C, SPI
  • RS-232 / 422 / 485 / UART
  • 10BASE-T / 100BASE-TX Ethernet
  • USB 2.0
  • CAN/CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay
  • PSI5
  • SENT
  • I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM
  • MIL-STD-1553 / ARINC 429
  • I3C
  • SPMI
  • NRZ
 

Power integrity

4 Series Power Rail

Today’s boards can have 20 or more power rails, many of which are less than a few volts with strict noise limits.

  • Up to 6 analog input channels
  • Compatible low-noise power-rail probes

Power supply measurements and analysis

4 Series - Power App

Even with lower standby power, faster switching and stricter noise limits, the 4 Series can speed up power supply troubleshooting, optimization and validation.

Manual or optional automated

  • AC line and harmonics measurements
  • Switching loss analysis
  • DC rails measurements

Smart power probe solutions

  • Current probes
  • Power rail voltage probes
  • Differential voltage probes
  • Optically-isolated probes

Automotive ECU design

4 Series automotive ECU design

Automotive systems demand robust communications between ECUs, sensors and actuators.

  • Mixed signal views to look beyond processors at sensors, actuators, switches, and power
  • Combine waveform and spectrum analysis for fast noise hunting with optional Spectrum View
  • Decode and trigger on CAN, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay, SENT or PSI5 traffic
 

Learn about CAN, CAN FD, LIN and FlexRay decoding and triggering speed debug

Learn about SENT bus decoding and triggering

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) troubleshooting

4 Series - Near Field and Passive

With the Spectrum View option each analog channel on the 4 Series MSO can show you a time domain waveform, a spectrum, or both. The time and frequency plots are synchronized to help you quickly determine which signals are the victims and which ones are the aggressors.

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Instrument and Analysis Options

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Add Instrument Functions

Upgrade Description Purchasing Details
TLP058 Logic Probe Each probe accesses 8 digital channels on any FlexChannel input Request a quote

Add Instrument Functions

Upgrade Description Purchasing Details
SUP4-AFG Add arbitrary function generator Request trial license

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SUP4-DVM Add digital voltmeter / trigger frequency counter Software upgrade license key provided upon registration

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SUP4-RL-1 Extend record length from 31.25Mpts / channel to 62.5 Mpts / channel Request trial license

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Add Protocol Analysis

Upgrade Description Purchasing Details
SUP4-SRAERO Aerospace serial triggering and analysis (MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRAUDIO Audio serial triggering and analysis (I2S, LJ, RJ, TDM) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRAUTO Automotive serial triggering and analysis (CAN, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRAUTOSEN Automotive sensor serial triggering and analysis (SENT) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRCOMP Computer serial triggering and analysis (RS-232/422/485/UART) Request trial license

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SUP4-SREMBD Embedded serial triggering and analysis (I2C, SPI) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRENET Ethernet serial triggering and analysis (10Base-T, 100Base-TX) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRI3C I3C serial triggering and analysis Request trial license

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SUP4-SRNRZ NRZ Protocol Decoder and Search Request trial license

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SUP4-SRPM Power Managent serial triggering and analysis (SPMI) Request trial license

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SUP4-SRPSI5 PSI5 serial decode and analysis Request trial license

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SUP4-SRSPACEWIRE SpaceWire protocol decoding and analysis Request trial license

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SUP4-SRUSB2 USB 2.0 serial bus triggering and analysis (LS, FS, HS) (≥ 1 GHz model recommended for HS) Request trial license

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Add Advanced Analysis

Upgrade Description Purchasing Details
SUP4-MTM Mask and limit testing Request trial license

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SUP4-PWR-BAS Power analysis Request trial license

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SUP4-SV-BAS Spectrum View frequency-domain analysis Request trial license

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SUP4-SV-BW-1 Increase Spectrum View Capture Bandwidth to 500 MHz (4-SV-BAS or SUP4-SV-BAS required) Request trial license

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SUP4-SV-RFVT Spectrum View RF versus Time Analysis (4-SV-BAS or SUP4-SV-BAS required) Request trial license

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SUP4-VID Analog video trigger (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) Request trial license

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Upgrade Bandwidth

Upgrade Description Purchasing Details
SUP4-BWxTy4 MSO44 bandwidth upgrade from x to y, where x and y are the hundreds of MHz  
SUP4-BWxTy6 MSO46 bandwidth upgrade from x to y, where x and y are the hundreds of MHz  
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The 4 Series MSO is a versatile test and measurement system.  Find out how FlexChannel inputs support both analog and digital channels. Learn how to use spectrum analysis tools for easy, effective …
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2:14
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4, 5, 6 Series MSO (MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64)
Programmer Manual

This document describes the remote access programming commands for the MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, and LPD64 instruments. Supports firmware version 1.24.x.
Part Number: 077130510
Programmer
How do I set up a network drive on my 4, 5, 6 Series MSO?
Introduction Network drives were introduced in firmware version 1.8.7 for 5 Series, 5 Series Low Profile, and 6 Series MSOs.  This feature allows you to specify a directory on another computer for the scope to use as storage.  To access this storage …
Faq Id773296
Measuring Power Supply Switching Loss with an Oscilloscope
Losses due to dissipation in switching devices such as MOSFET's and IGBT's contribute significantly to the overall losses in switch mode power supplies.  This application note explains how to measure switching loss and conduction loss in power supply …

Literature Number: 46W-60010-3
Application Note
What probe interface does my oscilloscope have?
Oscilloscope series Probe interface CSA7000/CSA7000B TekConnect DPO2000 TekVPI DPO3000 …
Faq Id64251
Where do I start learning about oscilloscopes and Tektronix offerings?
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Faq Id778971
How do I save and transfer a screenshot from the 4, 5 or 6 Series MSO oscilloscope to my PC via the remote command interface?
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Faq Id245436
Decoding and Searching MIPI I3C Bus Activity with an Oscilloscope
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Literature Number: 48W-61676-0
Application Note
EMI Troubleshooting with the Latest-Generation Oscilloscopes
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Literature Number: 48W-61644-0
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How to Troubleshoot System Problems Using an Oscilloscope with I2C and SPI Decoding
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4 Series MSO

Literature Number: 48W-61558-4
Datasheet
4/5/6 Series MSO
MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64 Printable Application Help

This is a printable version of the 4/5/6 Series MSO (MSO44. MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64) on-instrument help system. Supports firmware version 1.22.x.
Part Number: 077130310
Primary User
4 Series MSO
Specifications and Performance Verification

This manual lists the instrument specifications and provides procedures to verify that an instrument meets warranted specifications.
Part Number: 077154600
Performance Verification
4, 5, 6 Series MSO (MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64)
Programmer Manual

This document describes the remote access programming commands for the MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, and LPD64 instruments. Supports firmware version 1.22.x.


Part Number: 077130509
Programmer
4, 5, 6 Series MSO (MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64)
Programmer Manual

This document describes the remote access programming commands for the MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, and LPD64 instruments. Supports firmware version 1.20.x.


Part Number: 077130508
Programmer
4, 5, 6 Series MSO (MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64)
Programmer Manual

Revision A: This document describes the remote access programming commands for the MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP and MSO64 instruments. Supports firmware version 1.16.x.


Part Number: 077130507
Programmer
4/5/6 Series MSO
MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64 Printable Application Help

This is a printable version of the 4/5/6 Series MSO (MSO44. MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64, LPD64) on-instrument help system. Supports firmware version 1.20.x.


Part Number: 077130308
Primary User
4 Series MSO Option 4-SEC
Declassification and Security Instructions

This document helps customers with data security concerns to clear or sanitize 4 Series MSO instruments with factory-installed Option 4-SEC.


Part Number: 077155100
Declassification
RM4
Rackmount kit for 4 Series MSO

This document supports Tektronix 4 Series MSO instruments. The rackmount kit is a collection of parts that, once installed, configure the instrument for mounting into a standard 19-inch equipment rack.


Part Number: 071364500
Field Install Instructions
HC4
4 Series MSO Transit Case

The HC4 is a ruggedized, waterproof and dust tight (MIL-STD 810F) transit case specifically designed to provide travel and storage protection for the 4 Series MSO instruments (MSO44, MSO46). The case protects instruments from shock,vibration, and moisture. The case also has room for the accessories pouch (for probes, adapters, and manuals).


Part Number: 071364600
Primary User
4/5/6 Series MSO Option License
Install Instructions

This document describes how to install optional upgrade licenses to add new functions or features to 4/5/6 Series MSO instruments (MSO44, MSO46, MSO54, MSO56, MSO58, MSO58LP, MSO64).


Part Number: 071351902
Field Install Instructions
4 Series MSO
MSO44, MSO46

This manual provides product safety and compliance information, describes how to connect and power on the oscilloscope, andintroduces the instrument features, controls and basic operations.


Part Number: 071364400
User
4 Series MSO Firmware - V1.24.9
Download this firmware to install the latest updates for the 4 Series MSO oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 066201805
Firmware
4 Series MSO Firmware - V1.22.4
Download this firmware to install the latest updates for the 4 Series MSO oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 066201803
Firmware
4, 5 and 6 Series MSO, 5 and 6 Series Low Profile Digitizers IVI-COM Driver - V1.6.0
TekSeriesScope IVI-COM Driver for 4, 5 and 6 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscopes; 5 and 6 Series Low Profile Digitizers IVI Scope class-compliant driver. It complies with Scope Class specifications (IVI-4.1) as defined by the IVI foundation. An IVI …

Part Number: 066192807
Driver
4 Series MSO Firmware - V1.20.14
Download this firmware to install the latest updates for the 4 Series MSO oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 066201802
Firmware
TEKVISA Connectivity Software - V4.2.0
TekVISA is the Tektronix implementation of VISA (Virtual Instrument Software Architecture), an industry-standard communication protocol.When installed on a PC, TekVISA provides communication with instruments that are connected to the PC via various …

Part Number: 066093812
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4, 5 and 6 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope IVI-COM Driver - V1.5.0
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Part Number: 066192806
Driver
4 Series MSO Firmware - V1.18.2
Download this firmware to install the latest updates for the 4 Series MSO oscilloscopes.

Part Number: 066201800
Firmware
Oscilloscope Selection Guide
From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of oscilloscopes from Tektronix. Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences …

Literature Number: 46W-31080-7
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Keysight 4000 X-Series Oscilloscope vs. 4 Series MSO Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Comparison
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Literature Number: 48W-61580-0
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Troubleshooting USB 2.0 Problems with Your Oscilloscope
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Next-Generation Oscilloscopes Brochure - 3 Series MDO, 4 Series MSO, 5 Series MSO, 6 Series MSO
The 3 Series MDO and 4, 5 and 6 Series MSOs offer the largest displays and the greatest user experience of any oscilloscope.  This brochure gives an overview of the platforms, with the similarities and differences between the four series.

Literature Number: 48W-61573-0
Brochure
4 Series MSO Upgrade Guide
Many of the features of the 4 Series MSO are field-upgradable, including bandwidth, record length, arbitrary/function generator, digital channels, and protocol support.  This 2-page fact sheet lists all available post-purchase upgrades.

Literature Number: 48W-61571-2
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4 Series MSO Included Probes and Accessories
Listing of included probes and accessories for the 4 Series MSO Oscilloscope.

Literature Number: 48W-61572-0
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4 Series MSO vs MDO4000C
This fact sheet compares important specifications and features of the Tektronix 4 Series MSO Mixed Signal Oscilloscope to those of the Tektronix MDO4000 Series Oscilloscopes.

Literature Number: 48W-61606-0
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Power Supply Measurement and Analysis with 4/5/6-PWR Application Software
Optimizing and validating a bench power supply design requires a number of important measurements.  These include: Line-side power quality measurements, such as power factor, inrush current, and harmonics Switching device measurements, such as …

Literature Number: 55W-61294-3
Application Note
Debugging SPMI Power Management Buses with an Oscilloscope
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Literature Number: 48W-61582-0
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