Automotive Newsletter

August 2010

New Product: Protective Rubber Scope Case

A new, custom-made silicone rubber case to protect your scope is now available. It fits all 3000 and 4000 series automotive models, and allows unimpeded access to the connectors on the front and rear panels. It also includes a carrying loop that can be used to hang the scope from a hook.

For further information view the product page.

Order Code: PP691

Price: 20.00 GBP (approx. 33.00 USD or 24.20 EUR at today’s exchange rates)

Order one from your nearest distributor.

New Case Study: Corsafantastic!

Ordinarily I wouldn’t have given this the time of day had it not been for an unusual trace recorded which I felt would be interesting to share. The eventual cause of the fault was… you’ll have to see it to believe it.

For the full story read “Corsafantastic!” by Nick Hibberd.

Training Courses

If you own, or are thinking of buying, a Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, you mustn’t miss ourEngine Management Diagnostics course. This two-day course introduces the basic working principles of engine management systems, component testing and system diagnostics using oscilloscopes. The course is split between class-based theory sessions and practical demonstrations in a workshop using the Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, together with plenty of hands-on experience with our kit. The course runs several times a year around the UK, and we currently have the following dates available:

Mexborough, UK
24-25 August 2010

Motherwell College, Motherwell, UK
12-13 October 2010

Brooklands College, London, UK
26-27 October 2010

City of Bristol College, Bristol, UK
30 November & 1 December 2010

Places are limited, so please book online or call us to reserve your place.

Please contact your local distributor for information on training events outside the UK.

Forthcoming Exhibitions and Events

Please see our events page for the latest information about forthcoming exhibitions, courses and other events.

Employment Opportunities

Due to our continuing growth, we have vacancies for the following positions:

  • Development Engineer - Windows Desktop Application Software
  • Development Engineer - Analogue Hardware
  • Development Engineer - Hardware

We look forward to hearing from you if you want to be part of a growing company at the leading edge of test equipment design.


Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.

We're hiring!

Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.

Please visit to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!

Software releases

Our latest software releases are available as free downloads. To check which release you are using, start the software and select Help > About.

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Tel.: 01480 396395 (+44 1480 396395)
Fax: 01480 396296 (+44 1480 396296)

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320 N Glenwood Blvd.
TX 75702
United States
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