Tektronix 5 Series MSO Wins 2018 Golden Mousetrap Award
Innovative Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Continues Its Winning Streak with Yet Another Prestigious Award - Sixth Major Award Since June 2017 Debut

BEAVERTON, Ore., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the 5 Series MSO mixed signal oscilloscope has won the 2018 Golden Mousetrap Awards in the Electronics & Test: Test & Measurement category, representing the sixth major industry award win for the innovative new oscilloscope.

Golden Mousetrap Awards 2018 Winner

"The industry's response to the 5 Series MSO has been incredible and is a clear testament to the innovation coming from Tektronix today," said Chris Witt, vice president and general manager, Time Domain Business Unit at Tektronix. "What truly makes the 5 Series MSO special, and why it is sweeping industry awards, is that it delivers more than innovation for the sake of innovation – it changes the way designers use oscilloscopes to be faster, easier and more intuitive. They gain real insights in less time and in turn can bring products to market faster."

The result of the largest single development effort in Tektronix history, the 5 Series MSO redefines the mid-range oscilloscope and delivers a host of innovations, including the industry's first FlexChannel technology that allows 4, 6, or 8 analog channels and up to 64 digital channels, integrated protocol analysis and signal generator, a new 12-bit signal acquisition system, a massive high-definition capacitive touch display, and a highly intuitive Direct Access user interface. These innovations give designers unprecedented flexibility and unmatched visibility into complex embedded systems.

Presented by Design News, the Golden Mousetrap Awards recognize companies and individuals that are not only reaching the pinnacle of achievement in their respective fields but are also pushing the envelope on what is possible within the industry as a whole. The award winners were chosen by an expert panel of judges based on design and engineering innovation, functional innovation, benefits to user, market differentiation, and competitive landscape.

Previous major awards won by the 5 Series MSO include Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year, UBM's 2017 ACE Awards, EDN 2017 Hot 100 award, Electronics Weekly's Elektra 2017 Test Product of the Year and Mesures Palmares Technologique 2017.

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