SOURCE: Tektronix

January 12, 2010 09:00 ET

Tektronix Named Finalist for "Best in Test" 2010 Awards

MSO70000 Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Receives Nomination for Test & Measurement World "Best in Test" Awards; Now in Running for 2010 Test Product of the Year

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that its MSO70000 mixed signal oscilloscope was selected by the editors of Test & Measurement World magazine for its Best in Test 2010 industry awards. The MSO70000 mixed signal oscilloscope is one of 6 products receiving the nomination in the oscilloscope category putting it in the running for 2010 Test Product of the Year. The awards honor products that have brought significant technological advancement to the test industry.

The category winners are determined by the magazine's readers, who vote online between now and February 19, 2010. Ballots are available online at Best in Test award winners for each category will be announced in the April issue of Test & Measurement World and online April 1st at

The MSO70000 mixed signal oscilloscope includes 16 logic channels with a very accurate 80ps timing resolution and is the industry's only performance mixed signal oscilloscope. The MSO70000 also combines industry-leading bandwidth of 20 GHz with the industry's highest waveform capture rate, best signal fidelity, lowest noise floor and the only available hardware-based serial pattern trigger for data rates up to 5 Gb/s.

"Our editorial team evaluated many innovative products in choosing Best in Test finalists," said Rick Nelson, Test & Measurement World editor-in-chief. "The Tektronix MSO70000 was an impressive candidate in the oscilloscope category."

"It is an honor to be recognized by the editors of T&M World as a finalist for the Best in Test 2010 industry awards," said Brian Reich, vice president, Performance Oscilloscopes, Tektronix. "We value their industry recognition and it's a testament to our continued focus to offer customers innovative test and measurement products."

About Test & Measurement World

The Best in Test Awards are presented annually by the editors of Test & Measurement World. These awards honor important and innovative new products and services in the electronics test and measurement industry. Products from all areas of electronics testing and inspection are eligible. Test & Measurement World has been presenting the Best in Test Awards since 1991.

About Tektronix

For more than sixty years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at

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