Automotive Newsletter

July/August 2009

Newsletter July/August 2009

Training course - Evening Class!

So you know all there is to know about engine management but still perhaps haven’t mastered all of the features of your Picoscope? Well, we may have the answer: we are looking to hold an evening class that explains all. In the first instance this will be held at our premises in St Neots, but it may spread throughout the country if successful!

New Case Study: The Versatile Scope - Part 1

This month we have an interesting case study for you, with a slightly different theme to previous months.

The Versatile Scope - Part 1. It’s not only on engine management within a vehicle where an oscilloscope delivers interesting finds: you can pretty much back-probe any wire and record a usable trace. For the full story…

Read “The Versatile Scope - Part 1”

Training Courses

If you own, or are thinking of buying, a Pico Automotive Diagnostics Kit, you mustn’t miss our. Engine 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:

Motherwell College, Motherwell, Scotland - Places still available! 
4-5 August 2009

Brooklands College, Weybridge
2-3 September 2009

City College Birmingham, Birmingham
20-21 October 2009

City of Bristol College, Bristol
10-11 November 2009

These courses are popular, so book your course now!

Forthcoming Exhibitions and Events

6-7 October 2009
SECC, Glasgow

13-18 October 2009
Equip Auto
Parc des expositions Paris-Nord, France

17-18 November 2009 
Sandown Park, Surrey

Employment Opportunities

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

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.

About this newsletter

To make sure that your Pico newsletter reaches your inbox every month, add to your email address book or safe list. If you found this newsletter useful, please recommend it to your friends and colleagues. Back issues are available from our newsletter archive.

By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to receive one email a month plus no more than two special announcements a year. Our use of your email address is governed by our privacy policy.

Contact details

Pico Technology, James House, Colmworth Business Park, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 8YP, England
Tel.: 01480 396395 (+44 1480 396395)
Fax: 01480 396296 (+44 1480 396296)

Pico Technology North America Inc.
320 N Glenwood Blvd.
TX 75702
United States
Tel:+1 800 591 2796 (Toll Free)

Web technical support:
Twitter: picotech
Facebook: Pico-Technology