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New PicoScope 7 Automotive release (7.0.69)


We are pleased to announce that the latest version of PicoScope 7 Automotive, version 7.0.69, is now available to download.

New Features:

Collection Time, Time Gate and Bin Width added to FFT options

Further to the introduction of Spectrum mode in our previous build of PicoScope 7 (7.0.68 above) Collection Time, Time Gate and Bin Width values have been added to the “Frequency & Bins” tabs for current spectrum settings (not captured data).

Sample interval

Sample interval is now displayed at the bottom of the Timebase tab for current settings (not captured data).

New features added to PicoDiagnostics NVH

Downloading PicoScope 7 version will now include PicoDiagnostics (PD) software version

PD Version does not replace your existing PicoDiagnostics version which is downloaded with the current generic version of PicoScope 6 Automotive (

Both these versions of PicoDiagnostics ( & will be installed on your PC if you have/use PS6.

N.B. Your existing Desktop icon for PicoDiagnostics will launch the new version of PD (

M&S Hotkeys

With NVH recording or playing back data, pressing the “M” key on your keyboard will instantly place a marker in the signal history.

With NVH recording, pressing the “S” key on your keyboard will instantly save the current data to your previously saved location.

ATFX Export

PD version now includes the option to export recorded data in ATFX format

ATFX is a cross-platform data format used by numerous NVH engineers across the world.

Such a format is typical used in the research and development field across all design projects and for deeper analysis of vibration and sound recordings.

NVH Setup now includes an “EV” option

NVH Setup now includes the option to select “EV” when connecting to an Electric Vehicle in order to obtain Road speed



  • Improvements to the functionality and display of FFT measurements
  • Improvements to the loading of saved spectrum files 


Thank you once again to the software teams for this latest version of PicoScope 7 Automotive, which you can download here or via the auto-update feature in the application.

If you want to read more about how to use PicoScope 7 Automotive, Steve Smith has a forum thread where he explains more about the updates for each software release. You can find this forum thread here.