The TiePieSCOPE HS508 is no longer manufactured and sold.
For an overview of all oscilloscopes, visit the Oscilloscopes page.


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

The TiePieSCOPE HS508 is an instrument with parallel port connection. The TiePieSCOPE HS508 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 TiePieSCOPE HS508.

Acquisition system

Number of input channels2 analog, BNC
Resolution8 bits
Accuracy1% of full scale ± 1 LSB
Ranges200 mV to 80 V full scale
Impedance1 MOhm / 20 pF
Protection(1:1) 200 V AC, 50 Hz
(1:10) 600 V AC, 50 Hz
Bandwidth (-3dB)10 MHz
AC coupling cut off frequency (-3dB)±1.5 Hz
Maximum sampling rateone channel : 50 MHz, 20 ns
two channel : 25 MHz, 40 ns
Sampling clock sourceinternal 0.01%, external
Memory32760 samples each channel

Trigger system

Systemdigital, 2 levels
SourceCH1, CH2, AND, OR, digital external
Trigger modesRising edge, falling edge, inside window, outside window, TV line, TV frame
Level adjustment0 to 100% of full scale
Hysteresis adjustment0 to 100% of full scale
Resolution0.39% (8 bits)
Digital trigger input level0 to 5 V (TTL)
Pre trigger0 to 32760 samples (0 to 100%)
Post trigger0 to 32760 samples (0 to 100%)

Square Wave Generator

Number of output channels1, BNC
WaveformsSquare wave
Frequency range100 Hz to 100 kHz
Output amplitude±2 V (4 V peak to peak)
Impedance400 Ohm



Power requirements

AC Mains100 to 260 V AC / 45 to 65 Hz
DC Battery10 to 36 V DC
Dissipation4 W

System Requirements

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


Instrument height65 mm (2.5 inch)
Instrument length275 mm (10.8 inch)
Instrument width170 mm (6.7 inch)
Cord length1.7 m (67 inch)
Weight1500 g (52.8 ounce)
Accessories2 oscilloscope probes 1:1 / 1:10 switchable
powerline cord
parallel interface cable


Download the software, drivers, manuals and source code for the TiePieSCOPE HS508.

Software & Driver

LPT/ISA DriverWindows NT4/2000/XP, 32 bit247.57 kB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 WinSoft measurement software (32 bit)2.87Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP1.96 MB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 WinSoft measurement software (16 bit)2.30Windows 3.xx2.17 MB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 DOS Measurement software1.0DOS protected mode, Dutch269.40 kB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 DOS Measurement software1.0DOS protected mode, English266.08 kB download


TiePieSCOPE HS508 Instrument + DOS Software manualDutch1.19 MB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 Instrument + DOS Software manualEnglish1.08 MB download
WinSoft software manual2.0.6Dutch744.24 kB download
WinSoft software manual2.0.7English705.65 kB download


TiePieSCOPE HS508 Instrument DLL (32 bit)2.90Windows 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP455.22 kB download
TiePieSCOPE HS508 Instrument DLL (16 bit)Windows 3.xx101.83 kB download
DOS source code archiveBasic / C / Pascal179.18 kB download
DasyLab driverFor all TiePie measuring instruments259.46 kB download
Instrument DLL programmer's manual1.29English331.35 kB download
Python binding for instrument DLL1.7for Python 2.7 (Windows 32 bit)200.51 kB download
Python examples1.74.90 kB download