What Video test capabilities does the TDS3000/B/C+ TDS3VID+ TDS3SDI offer?

Question:

What Video test capabilities does the TDS3000/B/C+ TDS3VID+ TDS3SDI offer?

Answer:

The following comparison shows the different video test capabilities of the standard TDS3000/B series Oscilloscopes, and optional TDS3VID, or TDS3SDI modules.

Model / Option:TDS 3XXX, TDS 3XXXBTDS 3VID (Software) TDS 3SDI (Hardware) + (TDS 3VID Software)
    
Input / Output:Analog InAnalog InDigital In / Analog Out to TDS3XXX/B Analog In
    
Display Modes:   
    
PictureNot AvailableComposite, Y channel of Y Pb Pr or S-VideoComposite, Y channel of Y Pb Pr or S-Video
  (Standard definition only)(Standard definition only)
    
VectorNot AvailableComponent YPbPr for 525/625 or High Definition  Vector  boxes are set for SMPTE/EBU N10 Levels, and will not line up for 525 BETA or MII levels.   Component YPbPr for 525/625 or High Definition  Vector  boxes are set for SMPTE/EBU N10 Levels, and will not line up for 525 BETA or MII levels.
WaveformComponent or Composite Component or compositeComponent or composite
 Standard definitionStandard and high definitionStandard and high definition
    
Video Triggering

Even, Odd, All lines, All Fields available in all firmware versions

Line Number (version 3.41 or higher firmware)

Even, Odd, All lines, Line number, All Fields,

Custom mode only: Progressive  or Interlaced

Even, Odd, All lines, Line number, All Fields,

Custom mode only: Progressive  or Interlaced

    
Video StandardsSDTV:  525/NTSC 625/PAL SECAMSDTV:  525/NTSC 625/PAL SECAM525/NTSC 625/PAL SECAM 875i/60HDTVCustom
  Military (RS343): 875i/60Military (RS343): 875i/60
  HDTV: 1080i/60 1080p/24 720p/60 480p/60 1080i/50 1080p/25 1080/24sfHDTV: 1080i/60 1080p/24 720p/60 480p/60 1080i/50 1080p/25 1080/24sf
  

Custom Scan Rate: 

Rate 1 15-20 kHz (Broadcast)

Rate 2 20-25 kHz

Rate 3 25-35 kHz

Rate 4 35-50 kHz

Rate 5 50-65 kHz   

Custom Scan Rate: 

Rate 1 15-20 kHz (Broadcast)

Rate 2 20-25 kHz

Rate 3 25-35 kHz

Rate 4 35-50 kHz

Rate 5 50-65 kHz   

Additional functionsNone Video quick menu, Video autoset, video graticule, Field Holdoff triggerVideo quick menu, Video autoset, video graticule, Field Holdoff trigger

 

This FAQ Applies to:

Product Series: TDS3000, TDS3000, TDS3000, TDS3000, TDS3000, TDS3000

Product: TDS3014B, TDS3032B, TDS3034B, TDS3052B, TDS3054B, TDS3012, TDS3014, TDS3032, TDS3034, TDS3052, TDS3054, TDS3012B, TDS3SDI, TDS3024B, TDS3044B, TDS3064B, TDS3012C, TDS3014C, TDS3032C, TDS3034C, TDS3052C, TDS3054C

FAQ ID : 55081

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