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64996A Oscilloscope Spectrum Visualizer (OSV) Software

Product Status: Discontinued | Currently Supported
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Key Features & Specifications

Key Features: 

  • OSV 64996A supports the high-performance Infiniium 9000, 90000, and 90000X –Series oscilloscopes
  • Spectrum analysis with bandwidths up to 33 GHz, depending on the Infiniium oscilloscope selection.
  • OSV software can reside on the oscilloscope or on an external PC (applies to Infiniium series oscilloscopes only, ASV 64996A)
  • Single or dual channel measurements and displays (channels 1 and 3)
  • Free run or triggered measurements, Single or continuous sweep modes
  • Spectrogram measurements (spectrum vs. frequency vs. time) to analyze time-varying signals with vertical, horizontal, or waterfall display modes
  • Multiple oscilloscopes can be configured to allow user to rapidly switch between multiple instruments

Spectrum Measurements:

  • Power (dBm) vs. frequency
  • Horizontal (x-axis): Specify center frequency and frequency span, or start and stop frequencies
  • Vertical (y-axis): Specify reference level (dBm) and scale (dB/div)
  • Settable resolution bandwidth
  • Flat top, Guassian, or Hanning windows applied to the time domain data for the FFT analysis
  • Marker to peak amplitude, and marker to center frequency.
  • Marker peak search can be enabled for time-varying signals
  • Multiple marker, with delta X and delta Y readouts

Acquisition and Display Modes:

  • Free Run (continous), Triggered, Stop, Single, Preset
  • Triggered mode: specify trigger power level (dBm), single or continous sweep
  • Enable/disable y-axis label
  • Enable/disable main trace display
  • Max hold display mode


The Oscilloscope Spectrum Visualizer (OSV) software provides advanced FFT frequency domain analysis for the Infiniium series high performance oscilloscopes at a cost-effective price. The OSV software extends the Infiniium series oscilloscopes to perform frequency-domain FFT analysis. It provides spectrum and spectrogram analysis with an intuitive user interface, parameter and control settings, and marker functionality that RF engineers are familiar with, offering advantages over traditional oscilloscope FFT solutions. This new capability helps engineers gain greater insight into their design performance.

**Requires oscilloscope code version 3.5 or higher**

Supported Oscilloscopes:
Instrument Model Bandwidths Max Sample Rate WaveGen Source
Infiniium 9000 Series scope 600MHz, 1GHz,2.5,4,6 GHz 20 Gsa/s No
Infiniium 90000 Series scope 8,12,13 GHz 40 Gsa/s No
Infiniium 90000 X-Series scope 16,20,25,28,33 GHz 80 Gsa/s No