Teledyne LeCroy WaveSurfer WS44Xs-A

Jan. 2021

The LeCroy scopes with embedded Windows-PC are capable machines for complex measurement tasks. I have these machines at work and I got a WaveSurfer WS44Xs-A for a decent price from eBay.

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Error: PCI card: Gigabit communication error

The front panel PCB was disconnected by accident during reassembly. This led to the scope identifying itself as a WaveMaster device (or WaveStation, depending on firmware revisions) and following error message(s) popped up:

Windows 7 compatibility

Yes, I was able to install the LeCroy software on a freshly installed Windows 7 system.