Tektronix TBS2000B Series Digital Oscilloscope


The TBS2000B Series of Oscilloscopes with a 9-inch WVGA display, 5 million point record length and 2 GS/s sample rate, capture and display significantly more signal to help you debug and validate the designs faster. Easily and confidently analyze your signals with new on-waveform cursor readouts and 32 automated measurements, each with informative tips. The TekVPI® probe interface supports traditional passive BNC probes, but also enables wide application coverage with the latest active voltage probes and current probes.

Key performance specifications

  • 2 and 4 analog channel models
  • 200 MHz, 100 MHz, and 70 MHz bandwidth models up to 2 GS/s sampling rate
  • 5 M record length on all channels
  • 5 year warranty

Key features

  • 9-inch WVGA color display with 15 horizontal grids shows 50% more signal
  • TekVPI probe interface supports active, differential, and current probes with automatic scaling and units
  • New front-end design enables more accurate measurements
  • 32 automated measurements, and FFT function for quick waveform analysis
  • Search and Mark features for easy identification of events that occur in the acquired waveform
  • HelpEverywhere® provides helpful on-screen tips for new users
  • Built-in Scope Intro handbook provides operating instructions and oscilloscope fundamentals
  • The instrument user interface and the front panel overlay is translated into 10 languages


  • USB 2.0 host port on the front panel for quick and easy data storage
  • USB 2.0 device port on rear panel for easy connection to a PC
  • 10/100BASE-T Ethernet port for remote control over LAN
  • Wi-Fi interface provides wireless communications capability support1


  • Courseware function presents lab exercise guidance on the display
  • Fully compatible with TekSmartLab lab management software for education
  • Autoset, Cursors and Automated measurements can be disabled to help educators to teach basic concepts to students

SKU: Digital Oscillo

Category: Test & Measuring Instrument, Tektronix Products

Product Details

Model overview

Models TBS2072B TBS2074B TBS2102B TBS2104B TBS2202B TBS2204B
Analog Channels 2
Bandwidth 70 MHz 70 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz 100 MHz 200 MHz
Max Sample Rate

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

2 GS/s - Half Channel

1 GS/s - All Channels

Record length 5 M points 5 M points 5 M points 5 M points 5 M points 5 M points

Vertical system analog channels

Hardware bandwidth limits
20 MHz
Input coupling
DC or AC
Input impedance
1 MΩ ± 1 %, 13 pF ± 1.5 pF
Input sensitivity range
1mV/div to 10 V/div
Vertical resolution
8 bits
Maximum input voltage, 1 MΩ
300 VRMS, Installation Category II; with peaks ≤ ±450 V
Acquisition modes
Acquire sampled values.
Peak Detect
Captures glitches as narrow as 3.5 ns at all sweep speeds.
From 2 to 512 waveforms included in average.
Averages multiple sample of one acquisition interval into one waveform point.
Scrolls waveforms right to left across the screen at sweep speeds slower than or equal to 40 ms/div.
Math modes
All units:

Ch 1 - Ch 2

Ch 2 - Ch 1

Ch 1 + Ch 2

Ch 1 X Ch 2


4 channel units:

Ch 3 - Ch 4

Ch 3 + Ch 4

Ch 4 - Ch 3

Ch 3 X Ch 4

DC balance
± (1 mV +0.1 div)
DC gain accuracy
± 2% 10 V/div through 5 mV/div
± 3% typical 1 mV/div
DC voltage measurement accuracy average mode
Average of > 16 waveforms
±((DC Gain Accuracy) X |reading - (offset - position)| + Offset Accuracy + 0.11 div + 1 mV)
Delta Volts between any two averages of ≥16 waveforms acquired with the same oscilloscope setup and ambient conditions
±(DC Gain Accuracy X |reading| + 0.08 div + 1.4 mV)
Vertical position range
± 5 divisions
Vertical offset ranges

Volts/Div setting 1 MΩ, Input
1 mV/Div to 50 mV/Div ±1 V
51 mV/div to 505 mV/div ±10 V
510 mV/div to 10 V/div ±100 V

Analog bandwidth, DC coupled
200 MHz models:

DC to >200 MHz

100 MHz models:

DC to ≥100 MHz

70 MHz models:

DC to ≥70 MHz

Common mode rejection ratio (CMRR), typical
100:1 at 60 Hz, reducing to 10:1 with 50 MHz sine wave with equal Volts/div and coupling settings on each channel.
Channel-to-channel isolation

TBS2072B, TBS2074B TBS2102B, TBS2104B TBS2202B, TBS2204B
≥100:1 at ≤70 MHz ≥100:1 at ≤100 MHz ≥100:1 at ≤200 MHz

Horizontal system analog channels

Maximum duration of time captured at highest sample rate (all channels)
5 ms
Time base range
TBS220xB, TBS207xB, TBS210xB: 1 ns/div to 100 sec/div
Seconds division range
TBS207xB, TBS210xB, TBS220xB: 1 ns/div to 100 sec/div in a 1-2-4 sequence
Time-base delay time range
-15 divisions to 5000 s
Deskew range
±100 ns
Time base accuracy
±25 ppm over any ≥1 ms interval

Trigger system

Trigger modes
Auto, Normal, and Single
Trigger holdoff range
20 ns to 8 s
Trigger types
Positive or negative slope on any channel. Coupling includes DC, HF reject, LF reject, and noise reject.
Pulse width
Trigger on width of positive or negative pulses that are >, <, =, or ≠ a specified period of time.
Trigger on a pulse that crosses one threshold but fails to cross a second threshold before crossing the first again.
Trigger coupling analog channels
DC, Noise Reject, High Freq Reject, Low Freq Reject.
Sensitivity, edge–type trigger, DC coupled

Trigger Source Sensitivity
Analog inputs

0.4 division from DC to 50 MHz

0.6 divisions >50 MHz to 100 MHz

0.8 divisions >100 MHz to 200 MHz

Trigger level ranges
Input channels: ± 4.90 divisions from center screen

Data storage

Nonvolatile memory retention time, typical
No time limit for Front Panel Settings, saved waveforms, setups, and calibration constants.
Real-Time clock
A programmable clock providing time in years, months, days, hours, minutes, and seconds.

Waveform measurements

Time, amplitude, and screen.
Automated measurements
32, of which up to six can be displayed on-screen at any one time. Measurements include: Period, Frequency, Rise Time, Fall Time, Positive Duty Cycle, Negative Duty Cycle, Positive Pulse Width, Negative Pulse Width, Burst Width, Phase, Positive Overshoot, Negative Overshoot, Peak to Peak, Amplitude, High, Low, Max, Min, Mean, Cycle Mean, RMS, Cycle RMS, Positive Pulse Count, Negative Pulse Count, Rising Edge Count, Falling Edge Count, Area, Cycle Area, Delay FR, Delay FF, Delay FR, and Delay RR.
Isolate the specific occurrence within an acquisition to take measurements on, using either the screen, between waveform cursors or full record length.

Waveform math

Add, subtract, and multiply waveforms.
Spectral magnitude. Set FFT Vertical Scale to Linear RMS or dBV RMS, and FFT Window to Rectangular, Hamming, Hanning, or Blackman-Harris.

Remote control software

Web page
Built-in web page enables remote control of horizontal and vertical scale, trigger settings, and measurements. Allows waveform and image save to USB flash drive.

Display system

Display type
9 inch (228 mm) wide format liquid crystal TFT color display.
Display resolution
800 horizontal by 480 vertical displayed pixels (WVGA).
Waveform styles
Vectors, Variable Persistence, and Infinite Persistence.
Grid, None.
YT and XY.

Input output ports

USB 2.0 high-speed host port
Supports USB mass storage devices, Wi-Fi dongle, One port available on rear panel and one on front panel.

USB 2.0 device port

USB 2.0 high-speed device port
Device port
Rear-panel connector allows for communication/control of oscilloscope through USBTMC or GPIB with a TEK-USB-488.
Compatible USB-WIFI dongles
LAN port (Ethernet)
RJ-45 connector, supports 10/100BASE-T
Probe compensator
5 V
1 kHz
Kensington-style lock
Rear-panel security slot connects to standard Kensington-style lock.

Power source

Power source voltage
100 to 240 VAC RMS ±10%
Power source frequency
47 Hz to 63 Hz (100 to 240 V)
360 Hz to 440 Hz (100 to 132 V)
Power consumption
80 W maximum
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