2540B Series

60 MHz and 100 MHz, 1 GSa/s Digital Storage Oscilloscopes

Model 2542B-GEN

MSRP $1,395 / 3 Yr Warranty

The 2540B, 2542B, 2540B-GEN, and 2542B-GEN dual channel 60 MHz and 100 MHz digital storage oscilloscopes (DSO) deliver performance and value, all in one portable solution. Maximize productivity using extensive features such as digital filtering, waveform recorder, pass/fail limit testing, and automatic measurements. These oscilloscopes offer powerful tools in a small affordable package with deep waveform memory up to 2.4 Mpts plus LAN and USB PC interface. The 2540B-GEN and 2542B-GEN models add a built-in arbitrary waveform generator (AWG). These digital oscilloscopes are ideal for applications in design and debugging, service and repair, and education.

  • 60 MHz (2540B/2540B-GEN) and 100 MHz (2542B/2542B-GEN)  bandwidth, 1GSa/s sample rate
  • Deep waveform memory up to 2.4 Mpts
  • 28 automatic measurements
  • FFT plus three additional math functions
  • Built-in context sensitive help system
  • For educators - ability to disable the Auto set button
  • PC software that lets you remotely control the oscilloscope and capture, save, and analyze waveform data
  • Front panel USB port for convenient storing and recalling of waveform data, setups, and screenshots on a USB flash drive
  • LAN interface enables users to capture screenshots from any standard web browser
  • Seamlessly load waveforms from the oscilloscope to WaveXpress waveform editing software and send them to arbitrary waveform generators

Arbitrary Waveform Generator Features (2540B-GEN and 2542B-GEN only)

  • 1 uHz to 20 MHz sine output (2540B-GEN), 1 uHz to 40 MHz sine output (2542B-GEN)
  • 1 uHz to 20 MHz square output,1 mHz to 10 MHz pulse output 
  • 30 built-in arbitrary waveforms
  • Save up to 10 user-defined arbitrary waveforms to internal storage
  • AM, FM, FSK, PSK, and PWM modulation
  • Frequency sweep and burst mode

 

WaveXpress Compatible Instrument

Model Bandwidth Built-in AWG MSRP
2540B 60 MHz No $779
2542B 100 MHz No $899
2540B-GEN 60 MHz 20 MHz $1,195
2542B-GEN 100 MHz 40 MHz $1,395

Documentation

Software

Description Version Download
Operating Software (Supports Windows(R) XP/7) 2.0 Comsoft2.zip
  • General Purpose BNC and N Adapter Kit

    Model CC500

    General Purpose BNC & N Type Adapter Kit provides a comprehensive range of in-series and between-series BNC and N Type coaxial adapters for basic RF testing and troubleshooting needs. The 12 piece kit, packaged in a convenient foam-lined storage case for easy selection and use, is ideal for all popular instruments. The kit contains the most commonly used BNC and N Type adapters for everyday testing. All components feature 50Ω impedance, gold plated center contacts, and low VSWR to ensure accurate repeatable measurements. Features: BNC & N Type 50Ω Connectors Gold plated center contacts Storage case Applications: Production Testing Stations Service & Repair Facilities Educational Test Benches

    MSRP $125.00

  • General Purpose SIgnal Interconnect Kit

    Model CC510

    Model CC510 General Purpose Function Generator and Oscilloscope Kit provides a range of BNC and N Type coaxial interconnection for basic function / arbitrary waveform generators use. All components feature standard BNC or N Type interfaces with 50 ohm impedance and gold plated center contacts to ensure accurate repeatable measurements. The kit is provided in a convenient foam lined storage case for easy selection and use. Features: BNC & N Type 50 ohm Connectors Gold plated center contacts Storage case Applications: Production Test Stations Service & Repair Facilities Educational Test Benches

    MSRP $169.00

  • General Purpose Oscilloscope Adapter Kit

    Model CC540

    Model CC540 General Purpose Oscilloscope Adapter Kit provides a range of BNC and N Type coaxial interconnection for general purpose oscilloscope test interconnections. All components feature standard BNC or N type connectors with 50Ω impedance to ensure accurate measurements. The kit is provided in a convenient foam lined storage case for easy selection and use. Features BNC & N Type 50Ω Connectors Gold plated center contacts Storage case Applications: Production Test Stations Service & Repair Facilities Educational Test Benches Calibration Work

    MSRP $365.00

  • 300 kHz AC/DC Oscilloscope Current Clamp Probe

    Model CP62

    The CP62 current probe allows a general purpose oscilloscope to display AC and DC current signals up to 100 A Peak (70 A RMS). The CP62 current probe can also make AC and DC measurements with a multimeter by using the recommended accessory TL62 (BNC-to-banana) plug adapter.

    • 50 mA to 100 A peak
    • DC to 300 kHz
    CP62 Manual

    MSRP $495.00

  • RF Detector Probe

    Model PR 32A

    Usable with most oscilloscopes. Features light weight design and 48" (1.2m) coaxial cable. 100KHz to 950MHz Bandwidth +3dB Accuracy 200V Max input voltage 50VeffHF Voltage 250mV Actuating voltage 5pF Input capacitance Cable Length: 1.2 meters

    MSRP $62.00

  • PR 37AR Deluxe 10:1 Red Probe

    Model PR 37AR

    Red colored probe body 6/150MHz Bandwidth X1, X10 & REF Switchable attenuation 48" (1.2m) Cable length Includes a full accessory kit with a Sprung Hook, Replacement Tip and BNC Adapter. IEC61010-2-031

    MSRP $48.00

  • High-Voltage Oscope Probe, 10kV, 50MHz

    Model PR-55

    If the voltages you need to measure are above the specifications of the general purpose probe, B+K Precision has higher voltage probes for you. X1000 Attenuation 100M ohms / 1pF Input Impedance 50MHz Bandwidth 80" (2.0m) Cable Length

    MSRP $319.00

  • 25 MHz Active Differential Probe

    Model PR-60

    General Purpose DSO active differential probe with 10x and 100x attenuation ranges and voltage measurements up to ±700 V. Bandwidth to 25 MHz.  Powered by 4 AA batteries or optional 6 V DC mains adapter.

    Applications include:

    • Switching power supply designs
    • Motor drive design
    • Electronic ballast design
    • CRT display design

     

    Features:

    • Up to ±700 V differential and common mode
    • 25 MHz bandwidth (-3 dB)
    • Safety certified
    • Accessories: Spring loaded hook probes, 4 AA batteries, rubber boot & manual
    • Reference SI-9001

    PR-60 Manual

    MSRP $369.00