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TBS1000 Series Digital Storage Oscilloscope


Offering affordable performance in a compact design, the TBS1000C Oscilloscope provides the features, versatility and durability required by today's educational institutions, embedded designers, and maker community. The TBS1000C includes a 7-inch WVGA color display with up to 1 GS/s sample rate, bandwidths from 50 MHz to 200 MHz and a five-year warranty. Its innovative courseware system integrates lab exercises with step-by-step instructions for students. The HelpEverywhere® system provides useful tips and hints for intuitive FFT analysis, waveform math, limit test and datalogging, and more.




TBS1000C features and capabilities  

Manage everyday test challenges faster without challenging your budget

With its combination of features and capabilities, the TBS1000C is designed so you can learn and work faster at a very affordable price.

  • 7-inch WVGA color display with 15 horizontal divisions shows 50% more signal
  • 32 automated measurements enable fast and convenient testing of a wide variety of signal conditions
  • Dual window FFT with simultaneous time and frequency domain views to understand signal frequency content
  • Disable autoset cursors and measurements
  • Trigger frequency counter
  • Pan and zoom capability to quickly see signal details in an area of interest
  • Multi-language user interface with support for ten languages in the user interface and front panel overlay
  • Small footprint and light weight
  • Fanless design for low noise operation


Educate tomorrow's leading engineers with today's powerful learning tools

Every TBS1000C is equipped with special features that make learning easier, so educators can focus on teaching engineering fundamentals, rather than teaching how to use the oscilloscope.

  • HelpEverywhere provides on-screen tips that explain different instrument settings
  • Built-in oscilloscope handbook provides operating instructions and oscilloscope fundamentals
  • Integrated courseware provides lab exercise guidance on the display
  • Autoset, cursors, and automated measurements can be disabled to help educators teach basic concepts to students

TBS1000C in Education


New features that make the best scopes better

  • 7-inch WVGA color display with 15 horizontal divisions to display 50% more signal

  • Compact design; improved user and programming interface

  • Integrated courseware system integrates lab exercises with step-by-step instructions for students HelpEverywhere® system provides useful tips and hints throughout the user interface

  • Triggering and acquisition modes for troubleshooting a variety of mixed signal designs

  • Educators can disable the autoset, cursors, and automated measurements to facilitate teaching basic concepts.

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Analogue Bandwidth

Sample Rate

Record Length

Analog Channels


50 MHz

1 GS/s

20k point



70 MHz

1 GS/s

20k point



100 MHz

1 GS/s

20k point



200 MHz

1 GS/s

20k point



Embedded Design

TBS2000B Embedded Design


The TBS1000C Oscilloscope provides the embedded design engineer with a 7-inch WVGA display that shows 50% more horizontal signal with 15 divisions.

  • Easily and quickly pan and zoom to quickly see signal details in areas of interest
  • 32 automatic measurements enable you to measure the most commonly needed parameters
  • Built in FFT for quick frequency domain analysis




The TBS1000C Oscilloscope offers new features that enable educators to devote more time to teaching engineering concepts and less time on lab setup and management.

Performing Lab Experiments on a TBS1000B-EDU Oscilloscope Play icon


Developing Courseware Lab Material for the TBS1000B-EDU Play icon


TBS1000C in Education



TBS1000 Series "How To" Videos 


How to measure current with an oscilloscope  Play icon
TBS1000 Series - Making Measurements  Play icon


TrendPlot Measurement Recording Play icon
Series FFT Measurements Play icon


Limit Testing Play icon
Triggering on Digital Signals Play icon