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Tektronix FCA3000 Timer/Counter/Analyzer


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The Tektronix FCA3000 Frequency Counter Series pack many different functions into one feature-rich instrument. With unprecedented resolution, you can capture very small frequency and time changes. And with the industry's most comprehensive analysis modes, including measurement statistics, histograms, and trend plots, you have the tools you need to quickly and accurately analyze your signal.

Tektronix FCA3000 Frequency Timer/Counter

Key Performance Specifications:

  • Max Frequency 300 MHz
  • 2 Input Channels
  • 100 ps Single-shot Time Resolution
  • 12 Digit/s Frequency Resolution
  • 0.001° Phase Resolution
  • 3 mV Voltage Resolution
  • Optional 5×10-8 High-stability Oven Time Base

Measurement Throughput:

  • 250k Sample/s Data Transfer Rate to Internal Memory (750k samples stored)
  • 5k Sample/s Data Transfer Rate over USB/GPIB Bus (Block mode)
  • 500 Individually Triggered Measurements/s
  • 3-Year Warranty

Available Functions and Features:

  • Automated Measurements: Frequency, Period, Ratio, Time Interval, Time Interval Error, Pulse Width, Rise/Fall Time, Phase Angle, Duty Cycle, Maximum Voltage, Minimum Voltage, Peak-to-Peak Voltage
  • Totalize Measurement (FCA3100 Series)
  • Multi-parameter Display
  • Trend Plot Mode
  • Measurement Statistics Mode
  • Histogram Mode
  • Allan Deviation
  • Zero Dead-time Frequency/Period Measurements
  • Continuous Data Streaming over USB/GPIB Bus during Measurement (FCA3100 Series)
  • Programmable Pulse Output from 0.5 Hz to 50 MHz


  • Optional Rear-panel Inputs
  • USB Device and GPIB Ports on Rear Panel for Quick PC Connectivity
  • GPIB Interface Supports Full SCPI-compatible Programmability and offers an Emulation Mode for Plug-and-Play Replacement in Existing ATE Systems
  • External Arming Input
  • 10 MHz Reference Oscillator Output
  • Includes National Instrument’s LabVIEW SignalExpress™ TE Limited Edition Software for Connecting Your Bench
  • Optional TimeView™ Software Available for Modulation Domain Analysis