Introducing the Rohde & Schwarz MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope

The Rohde & Schwarz® MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope is big news—it’s a once-in-a-decade technological engineering breakthrough that gives you the fastest and most accurate insights about your electronic circuits. 

Here’s why it’s so special.

World’s fastest update rate lets you find signal anomalies quicker

The MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope is next level in terms of speed. With a real-time acquisition rate of up to 4.5 million waveforms, it finds signal anomalies blazingly fast. For comparison, the next closest competitor product only manages up to 1 million waveforms. 

That means update speeds remain high even when you activate automatic measurement, cursor measurement, or FFTs.

Faster update rates mean better precision. With more waveforms acquired, you increase the likelihood of detecting and displaying signal faults while achieving higher statistical confidence. This provides you with a better understanding of electronic circuits, faster. 

Industry-best 18-bit architecture enables highly accurate readings

The MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope offers a base 12-bit A/D converter that delivers 4096 quantization levels, which represents a 16x improvement over competitor 8-bit ADCs. This top-quality architecture allows you to obtain super precise vertical samples and provides a good balance between bandwidth and accuracy.  But there’s more. This model is special because you can also configure it to HD mode, where it achieves up to 18-bit vertical resolution. That provides even sharper waveforms and more signal detail that could otherwise be obscured by noise

Deepest standard memory lets you capture more time

The R&S® MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope offers the deepest standard memory in the business with 400 Mpoints per channel. The next competitor’s product offers only 31.25 Mpoints. That means you can capture more time and retain sample rate and bandwidth with slower timebase settings. 

Need even more memory? The MXO 4 series oscilloscope offers a memory extension option to obtain up to 800 Mpoints (interleaved 2 channels). That gives you access to up to 1 million segments and 1 million acquisitions. 

Highly precise digital trigger lets you isolate events with more precision

Rohde & Schwarz pulled no punches in developing the most sensitive trigger in the industry with a 1/10,000 vertical division. The trigger jitter is just 1 ps—the shortest of any currently on the market. It also offers the world’s fastest trigger rearm time of fewer than 21 ns. The digital trigger is up to 10,000 times more sensitive than the analog triggers used by most competitors. 

These ultra-fast and sensitive digital trigger and rearm times mean that you can isolate and discover very small anomalies in large signals, making it much easier to debug and troubleshoot.

State-of-the-art RF spectrum analysis provides pristine spectrum

The R&S® MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope enables powerful RF spectrum analysis with an industry-leading spectrum analysis rate of 45,000 FFT/s. Such deep analysis allows you to capture spurious spectrum events, even while conducting EMI debugging work. 

This product also comes armed with a suite of additional spectrum analysis tools for more advanced analysis. This includes functions like min. and max. hold as well as peak list indication. 

SmartGrid user interface makes it fun to drive

Best of all? The R&S®MXO 4 series oscilloscope is super easy to use. Rohde & Schwarz conducted extensive user research and collected feedback to provide best-in-class usability. Some of the features that contribute to its superior UI include:

  • An intuitive front panel that lets you quickly adjust settings and find the right button
  • 13.3” touch display with full HD resolution, which makes it easy to conduct tests and see results
  • USB 3.0, USB 2.0, ethernet, and HDMI ports, allowing you to connect to other devices
  • A quick access toolbar so that it’s easy to find your favorite tools

These features, and many more, mean that you’ll be over your learning curve in just 15 minutes. And UI consistency with previous models means that if you’ve used earlier models, this model will feel familiar. 

Flexible design is perfect for a wide range of testing use cases

The R&S®MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope is designed to be as flexible as it is powerful. It can easily handle the following testing cases:

  • EMI debugging
  • Logic analysis
  • Serial bus analysis
  • Power analysis
  • Frequency response analysis

Its extensive portfolio of probes means it can work over a broad frequency range for a wide variety of voltage and current ranges—from μA to kA and from μV to kV.

A best-in-class oscilloscope for high-quality testing

The Rohde & Schwarz MXO 4 Series Oscilloscope has broken barriers and is the most advanced oscilloscope on the market. It’s both flexible and powerful, and it excels in performance as well as in value. 

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