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EEVblog 1545 – World’s Fastest Oscilloscope, MXO4 TEARDOWN

The world’s fastest oscilloscope, the Rohde & Schwarz MXO4 teardown! Wow, this is an impressive beast in more ways than one.

ADC: https://www.ti.com/lit/ds/slvsdr3c/slvsdr3c.pdf
FPGA: https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/amd-xilinx/XCZU7EG-1FBVB900I/7034695
Photos:

Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1545-worlds-fastest-oscilloscope-mxo4-teardown/

Hi-res teardown photos: Rohde and Schwarz MXO4 Oscilloscope Teardown

00:00 – Rohde & Schwarz MXO4 The world’s fastest oscilloscope
00:55 – The handle doesn’t cut the mustard these days
02:02 – The production flap
03:54 – ALL scopes should use this power connection!
04:32 – This is gorgeous, and it just gets better.
06:38 – Look at it! Look at it!
08:14 – RF goodness
08:35 – Dual 100MHz Arb generator
08:54 – Best probe interface solution ever
09:55 – The world’s best low noise fan?
10:53 – Main PCB
13:17 – Inside the front end RF can
19:48 – The MXO4-EP ASIC
21:30 – External trigger system
22:43 – 12bit ADC
23:29 – The $3400 Xilinx Zynq FPGA and applications processor.
26:08 – I’m now uploading videos natively on Twitter

Unboxing and testing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txPxo4TA0i4

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