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Tektronix DPO7000 Oscilloscopes Receive Ultimate Products 2.4 Award


May 31, 2006

World’s First Uncompromised Performance Oscilloscopes Selected by Readers of EE Times and eeProductCenter for Leading Performance and Innovation

BEAVERTON, Ore., - Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE: TEK), a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that the DPO7000 family of digital phosphor oscilloscopes (DPO) has recently been selected by the editors and readers of EE Times and eeProductCenter as the Ultimate Product 2.4 in the Test & Measurement category. With technology innovation as well as unmatched features and specifications, the real-time DPO7000 is the world’s first uncompromised performance oscilloscope. The eeProductCenter story can be viewed online at:

Each quarter the editors of EE Times and eeProductCenter select up to ten of the most significant products introduced during the quarter in each of seven categories. EE Times polls qualified readers using an electronic balloting mechanism that allows readers to read editorial reviews on eeProductCenter. The DPO7000 was rated number one for technical significance and usability for test and measurement products introduced in the fourth quarter of 2005 by over 1,000 readers who participated in this quarter’s voting process.

“Engineers look to their peers for suggestions and recommendations and we facilitate the Ultimate Product selection process to help engineers more readily access peer reviews for consideration,” said Marty Gold, Executive Editor, eeProductCenter. “For the 4th quarter of 2005, the Tektronix DPO7000 received an outstanding response from readers and emerged as the clear choice in the Test & Measurement category.”

“This award from the editors and readers of EE Times and eeProductCenter reflects the leading performance and innovation of the DPO7000,” said Colin Shepard, Vice President, Performance Oscilloscopes, Tektronix, Inc. “Ranging from 500 MHz to 2.5 GHz, the new DPO7000 models are ideal for engineers and technicians wanting to more efficiently debug their devices, reduce time to market, obtain higher quality products and lower development costs.”

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About the DPO7000
These breakthrough instruments are based upon a new generation hardware platform that eliminates the trade-offs found in all other oscilloscopes between sample rate, record length and waveform capture rate. With technology innovation, unmatched features and specifications, the real-time DPO7000 is the world’s first uncompromised performance oscilloscope.

About Tektronix
Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix’ Web address:

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