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New PicoScope 7 Automotive release (7.0.73)


We are pleased to announce that the latest version of PicoScope 7 Automotive, version 7.0.73, is now available to download.

New Features:

  • A J1939 serial decoder has now been added to the growing list of network protocols included with PicoScope 7. Read more about this decoder here
  • Trigger controls have now been added to the function generator user interface. You can read more about this feature here
  • Reduced default sample rates improve file handling without compromise to resolution.


  • The waveform buffer images (within the waveform navigator) now update when you amend the bin configuration in spectrum mode
  • The instrument icon now remains favourited after closing and reopening PicoScope 7
  • Improved functionally and stability of PicoScope 7 in both Scope and Spectrum mode
  • Improved accuracy of “Average amplitude at peak” in spectrum mode
  • Spectrum view named “Spectrum” and not “FFT” as previously seen with an earlier version of PicoScope 7
  • Improved operation of Spectrum control button when increasing or decreasing the desired frequency
  • Improvements to the design of the measurement icons in Spectrum mode
  • Improved launching of PicoScope 7 on all platforms across all devices and demo mode
  • Improved handling of filtering math channels in Spectrum mode
  • Improved update of displayed measurements in Spectrum mode when amending Spectrum Peak Span (bins)

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.