4-Channel 4425 PicoScope Advanced Kit

PicoScope Tests

Pico have an extensive library of tests. The PicoScope is not merely an electrical diagnostic system. It can detect and isolate many mechanical problems. Major systems covered by PicoScope Tests include Charging and Starting - Alternator, Battery and Starter Motor; Sensors - Knock, Lambda, Cam, Crank, MAP, Air Flow and many more; Actuators - Injectors, Fan, Fuel Pump, Solenoid Valves, etc.; Ignition Systems - COP, Distributors and Coils; Communications Networks - CAN, LIN, FlexRay, etc.; Pressure Testing - Compression, Exhaust Pulsations and a range of Motorcycle Specific Tests.

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  1. Charging & starting
    1. Charging Circuits
      1. Current and voltage at idle – 12 V
      2. Current and voltage at idle – 24 V
      3. Alternator AC ripple/diode test – without PCM control
      4. Ford Smart Alternator
      5. Parasitic drain test – battery
      6. Alternator AC ripple/diode test – with PCM control
    2. Relative Compression
      1. Relative compression test – petrol
      2. Diesel Compression
  2. Sensors
    1. ABS Sensor
      1. Analog
      2. Digital ABS Sensor
    2. Accelerator Pedal Position
      1. Analog
      2. Digital ABS Sensor
    3. Air Flow Meter
      1. Air Vane AFM
      2. Digital with frequency output
      3. Hot Wire (Petrol)
      4. Hot Wire (Turbo Diesel)
    4. Camshaft
      1. Camshaft sensor - hall effect
      2. Camshaft sensor - inductive
      3. Camshaft sensor - AC excited type
    5. Coolant Temperature
      1. Coolant temperature sensor 5 V
      2. Vauxhall Simtec
    6. Crankshaft
      1. Inductive VRS / Floating - Running
      2. Inductive VRS / Floating - Cranking
      3. Inductive - Running
      4. Inductive - Cranking
      5. Crankshaft - Hall Effect
    7. Distributor
      1. Hall Effect Pick-up
      2. Inductive Pick-up
    8. Fuel Pressure Sensor
      1. Fuel Pressure Sensor - Common Rail Diesel
    9. Keyless entry
      1. Keyless Entry
    10. Knock Sensor
      1. Knock
    11. Lambda Sensor
      1. Titania lambda sensor
      2. Zirconia
      3. Zirconia with heater
      4. Zirconia Pre & Post Cat
      5. Bosch LSU 4.2 broadband oxygen sensor
    12. MAP Sensor
      1. Analogue (Petrol)
      2. Analog (Turbo Diesel)
      3. Testing a Digital MAP Sensor
      4. TMAP (Diesel)
    13. Parking Sensor
      1. Parking sensors
    14. Road Speed Sensor
      1. Hall effect
    15. Throttle Position Sensor
      1. Throttle Potentiometer
      2. Throttle Switch
  3. Actuators
    1. Carbon Canister Solenoid Valve
      1. Carbon Canister Solenoid Valve
    2. Diesel Glow Plugs
      1. Diesel glow plugs
      2. Single Glow Plug
    3. EGR Solenoid Valve
      1. EGR Solenoid Valve
    4. Fuel Pump
      1. Fuel Pump
    5. Idle speed control valve (IAC)
      1. Rotary
      2. Electromagnetic
      3. Stepper motors
    6. Injector (Petrol)
      1. Multi-point (Voltage)
      2. Multi-point (Current)
      3. Multi-point (Voltage vs Current)
      4. Single-point (Voltage)
      5. Single-point (Current)
    7. Injector (Diesel)
      1. Bosch Injectors (Current)
      2. Bosch CDi 3 injectors (Current)
      3. Delphi (current)
      4. Piezo (current)
      5. VAG PD (current, voltage and earth)
      6. VAG Piezo PD (current)
    8. Pressure regulator
      1. Bosch CDi pressure regulation valve
    9. Quantity control Valve
      1. Bosch CDi quantity control valve waveforms
    10. Throttle servomotor
      1. Throttle servomotors
    11. Variable-speed cooling fan
      1. Cooling fan
    12. Variable valve timing
      1. Single variable valve timing (VVT)
      2. Dual VVT
  4. Ignition
    1. Coil and Distributor
      1. Primary Voltage
      2. Primary Current
      3. Primary Voltage vs Current
      4. Primary vs Secondary
      5. Secondary Distributor (King Lead)
      6. Secondary Distributor (Plug Lead)
      7. Secondary Coil Output Test
    2. DIS/Wasted Spark
      1. Primary Voltage
      2. Primary Current
      3. Primary Voltage (Single) vs Current
      4. Primary Voltage (Dual) vs Current
      5. Primary vs Secondary
      6. Secondary DIS / CPC (Negative-fired)
      7. Secondary DIS (Positive-fired)
      8. Secondary vs Primary Voltage and Current
      9. Secondary Coil Output Test
      10. Amplifier Earth
      11. EDIS Unit PIP / SAW Signals
      12. ECOTEC ECM to Amplifier Signals
    3. Coil on Plug (COP)
      1. Primary Voltage (2-wire COP)
      2. Primary Voltage and Current (2-wire)
      3. Primary Voltage and Current (3-wire)
      4. Trigger and Feedback (4-wire)
      5. Secondary
      6. COP testing using mV range for Secondary Ignition
      7. Secondary vs Primary
      8. Secondary vs Primary Voltage and Current
      9. Using the HT Extension Lead
    4. Multi COP Unit
      1. Primary Dual Drivers
      2. Primary Voltage vs Current
      3. Primary Voltage vs Current vs Secondary
      4. Primary vs Secondary
      5. Secondary 4 Cylinders
      6. Secondary (Positive-fired)
      7. Secondary (Negative-fired)
  5. Communication networks
    1. CAN L&H
      1. CAN bus testing / diagnostics
    2. Mazda 25-Pin DLC
      1. Mazda 25-Pin DLC
    3. FlexRay
      1. FlexRay testing and waveforms
    4. K-Line
      1. K-Line
    5. LIN Bus
      1. LIN Bus
  6. Advanced tests
    1. Cam and Crank Sensors
      1. Cam vs crank sensor. Diagnose timing errors.
    2. Crankshaft vs. Primary Ignition
      1. Crankshaft vs Primary Ignition
    3. Primary Ignition vs. Injector Current
      1. Primary Ignition vs Injector Current
  7. Pressure sensors
    1. WPS500X Pressure Transducer
      1. Intake Manifold – Intake Pressure (Cranking)
      2. Intake Manifold – Intake Pressure (Running)
      3. Intake Manifold – Intake Pressure (Snap Wide-Open Throttle)
      4. In-cylinder compression – cranking (petrol)
      5. Common rail diesel injector back-leakage testing
      6. Turbocharger operation (petrol)
      7. In-cylinder compression – idle (petrol)
      8. Fuel pressure - negative priming
    2. FirstLook Pressure Sensor
      1. Exhaust vs Ignition (Cranking)
      2. Exhaust vs Ignition (Idling)
      3. Intake manifold cranking pressure test
      4. Fuel Pressure Regulator Vacuum vs Ignition
  8. Motorcycle-specific
    1. General Testing
      1. General Motocycle Testing
    2. Starting and Charging
      1. Cranking Current / Compression Testing
      2. Charging Volts and Amps
      3. Alternator Phase Wires
    3. Sensors
      1. Atmospheric Pressure Sensor
      2. Coolant and Air Temperature Sensors
      3. Engine Speed and Position
      4. Lambda (Oxygen) Sensor
      5. Manifold Air Pressure (MAP)
      6. Neutral Switch
      7. Road Speed Sensor
      8. Motorcycle Side Stand Switch
      9. Throttle Position Switch
    4. Actuators
      1. Cooling Fan
      2. Fuel Pump
      3. Fuel Injector Voltage
      4. Fuel injector current testing
    5. Ignition
      1. Primary (Voltage)
      2. Primary (Current)
      3. Secondary (Negative)
      4. Secondary (Positive)