Automotive Newsletter

August 2022


Automotive Newsletter

August 2022

Welcome to the Pico Automotive August newsletter!

Pico will be appearing at Automechanika

This month, we have plenty of content from our Pico Automotive forum to share with you, including two videos demonstrating time base adjustments, and more

Our Director of Development, Kevin Banthorpe, answers some questions about joining the Pico family. 

Our forum page sharing links to useful information has been updated.

Finally, check out some of our favorite YouTube videos this month in our Best of the Web section.

Pico at Automechanika

We at Pico are excited to see the return of Automechanika 2022, in Frankfurt, and look forward to showing the many new products that we have introduced since our last appearance at the 2018 exhibition. We will be featuring updated software and hardware accessories on our stand, E50 in Hall 8.0.

Our friendly and expert staff will be on hand during several workshops, demonstrating how PicoScope solutions can improve efficiency and customer satisfaction by increasing diagnostic accuracy and verifying repairs. 

Even if you cannot join us at the Frankfurt show, please do feel free to contact us for more information, or check our website from September 14th onwards.

You can also find out more about the event at the Automechanika website, or check out our Events page to find out about our other upcoming appearances, including Mechanex 2022.


Forum posts

This month, we have a number of posts from the PicoScope Automotive forum to share.

Re: Change Time Base

This forum post follows up on some originally suggested time base adjustments in the Pico Automotive Forum. It also includes two videos demonstrating how to use a number of PicoScope features in order to correlate events between waveforms utilizing a different time base.
Insulation testing by Ben Martins
This forum post acts as a detailed explanation of insulation testing and a guide on how to use our Pico EV kit insulation tester.
Re: One waveform one picture by Steve Smith
This update to the 'One waveform one picture' forum post follows on from the 'What else could it be?' case study and looks at the NVH which led to the eventual diagnosis.
Re: PicoScope 7 Automotive software by Steve Smith
In this post, Steve Smith provides an update on the newest features available in the latest version of our PicoScope 7 Automotive software.

How has it been joining Pico?

Kevin Banthorpe joined us three months ago as Director of Development. It’s very important for us to know how newcomers find it being at Pico, so we decided to ask Kevin a few questions to find out.

To check out the full interview, visit our website.


Links to useful information

Our collection of useful links and information has been updated! This forum post consolidates all relevant guides and additional resources to help you on your diagnostics journey. Varying from an Introduction to PicoScope 7 to the intricacies of serial decoding, our useful information post covers all. 

This post has been updated to include a large number of forum posts that will help you with your current diagnostic challenge, or research topic. Check out the entire list on our website.
Why You Should Never Get A Diagnosis At The Parts Counter... by South Main Auto Repair LLC

In this video, the team at South Main Auto Repair run diagnostics on a Jeep Cherokee, looking at the injectors using our PicoScope 7 Automotive software.
Jeep Cherokee: Failed Injector Follow Up by South Main Auto Repair LLC

In a follow up to the above video, the team continue to work on the Jeep Cherokee and investigate repairs and replacement parts.
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