Handyprobe HP2

The Handyprobe HP2 is no longer manufactured and sold.
The Handyprobe HP3 replaces the Handyprobe HP2.
For an overview of all oscilloscopes, visit the Oscilloscopes page.

Handyprobe HP2

Software will remain available through this web site, but it will no longer be updated.

The Handyprobe HP2 is an instrument with parallel port connection. The Handyprobe HP2 will only work on a computer with a real parallel port. Connection via a third party USB to parallel adapter will not work.


The tables below show detailed specifications of the Handyprobe HP2.

Acquisition system

Analog input channels1, probe tip
Resolution8 bit = 0.39%
Accuracy1% of full scale ± 1 LSB
Ranges0.5 V to 400 V full scale
Impedance1 MOhm / 30 pF
Protection500 V
Bandwidth (-3dB)DC to 2 MHz maximum
AC coupling cut off frequency (-3 dB)± 1.5 Hz
Maximum sampling rateHP2-20HP2-10HP2-5HP2-2HP2-1
 20 MSa/s, 50 ns10 MSa/s, 100 ns5 MSa/s, 200 ns2 MSa/s, 500 ns1 MSa/s, 1 µs
Sampling clock sourceinternal
Stability±100 ppm over -40°C to +85°C
Memory65536 points

Trigger system

Systemdigital, 2 levels
Sourcechannel, keyboard
Trigger modesrising edge, falling edge, inside window, outside window
Level adjustment0 to 100% of full scale
Hysteresis adjustment0 to 100% of full scale
Resolution0.39% (8 bits)
Pre trigger0 to 65535 samples (0 to 100%)
Post trigger0 to 65535 samples (0 to 100%)



Power Requirements

Power from LPT port200 mA max (1 W max)


Instrument height22 mm (0.8 inch)
Instrument length125 mm (4.9 inch)
Instrument width43 mm (1.7 inch)
Cord length1.8 m (70 inch)
Weight260 g (9.2 ounce)

I/O connectors

Channel 1 inprobe tip
Channel 1 ground13 cm wire with isolated crocodile clip
parallel portfixed cable with 25 pin male D-Sub connector

System requirements

PC I/O connectionparallel port
Operating systemWindows 95/98/NT4/2000/ME/XP

Certifications and compliences

CE mark complianceYes


InstrumentHandyprobe HP2
SoftwareWindows 95/98/NT4/2000/ME/XP
Manualsinstrument manual and software user's manuals
color printed on paper and digital


Optionally availablebanana sockets instead of probe tip and ground wire


Download the software, drivers, manuals and source code for the Handyprobe HP2.

Software & Drivers

LPT/ISA DriverWindows NT4/2000/XP, 32 bit247.57 kB download
Handyprobe HP2 WinSoft measurement software (32 bit)2.87Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP1.94 MB download
Handyprobe HP2 WinSoft measurement software (16 bit)2.30Windows 3.xx2.12 MB download
Handyprobe HP2 DOS Measurement software1.0DOS protected mode, English266.25 kB download


Handyprobe HP2 Instrument + DOS Software manual1.01English583.90 kB download
Handyprobe HP2 WinSoft software manual2.04Dutch481.91 kB download
Handyprobe HP2 WinSoft software manual2.04English505.11 kB download


Handyprobe HP2 Instrument DLL (32 bit)2.90Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP458.58 kB download
Handyprobe HP2 Instrument DLL (16 bit)Windows 3.xx98.34 kB download
Borland C++ Builder example18.53 kB download
Borland Delphi example15.38 kB download
DasyLab driverFor all TiePie measuring instruments259.46 kB download
Instrument DLL programmer's manual1.29English331.35 kB download
Matlab examplefor Matlab 6.5.1 and higher2.80 kB download
Python binding for instrument DLL1.7for Python 2.7 (Windows 32 bit)200.51 kB download
Python examples1.74.90 kB download
Visual Basic 6 example12.84 kB download