MaxiScope MP408

The MaxiScope MP408 is a PC based 4-channel automotive oscilloscope. It works in combination with your PC or MaxiSys Tablet, which turns into a powerful diagnostic tool, providing you an insight to the inner workings of a vehicle’s electronic circuits. Featuring the user-friendly UI design combined with the unrivalled hardware specs, the MP408 system is able to measure and test virtually all the electrical and electronic components and circuits in any modern vehicles. Power for the MaxiScope MP408 Module comes directly from the USB port of the connected PC, making the system very versatile and portable to use.


Features one-click auto setup of voltage scale and time base

• Works on all makes and models of modern vehicles

Compatible with LIN, CAN and FlexRay data bus standards

Reads and displays electrical signals in high resolution waveforms

Allows manual editing of measurement parameter display

Saves and reviews waveform data

Features color coded 4-channel control panel

Intuitive UI design features easy trigger point adjustment and real time scale info display

Direct power supply through USB connection

Free online software update through the Internet

• Portable design with strong housing and protective rubber boot

Vertical resolution12 bits
Channels4
Bandwidth20MHz
Accuracy1%
Sensitivity10mV/div to 20V/div
PC InterfaceUSB 2.0 – Cable supplied
Power RequirementsPowered from USB port
Input Ranges (full scale)±v50mV to ±100V in 11 ranges
Input Impedance

1MΩ in parallel with 22pF

Input TypeSingle-ended, BNC connector
Input CouplingSoftware selectable AC/DC
Overload Protection±200V on single input
Buffer Memory32M samples shared among active channels
Waveform BufferUp to 1000 waveforms
Timebase Ranges100ns/div to 1000s/div
Operating Temperature Range0°C to 50°C (15°C to 40°C for quoted accuracy)
Storage Temperature Range-20°C to +60°C
Storage Humidity Range5% to 95%RH, Non-condensing
Dimensions190X115X38mm
Weight< 0.5kg
Maximum Sampling Rate (Single Shot)
1 or 2 channels in use80MS/s
3 or 4 channels in use20MS/s


  • Description
  • Features one-click auto setup of voltage scale and time base

    • Works on all makes and models of modern vehicles

    Compatible with LIN, CAN and FlexRay data bus standards

    Reads and displays electrical signals in high resolution waveforms

    Allows manual editing of measurement parameter display

    Saves and reviews waveform data

    Features color coded 4-channel control panel

    Intuitive UI design features easy trigger point adjustment and real time scale info display

    Direct power supply through USB connection

    Free online software update through the Internet

    • Portable design with strong housing and protective rubber boot

  • Specifications
  • Vertical resolution12 bits
    Channels4
    Bandwidth20MHz
    Accuracy1%
    Sensitivity10mV/div to 20V/div
    PC InterfaceUSB 2.0 – Cable supplied
    Power RequirementsPowered from USB port
    Input Ranges (full scale)±v50mV to ±100V in 11 ranges
    Input Impedance

    1MΩ in parallel with 22pF

    Input TypeSingle-ended, BNC connector
    Input CouplingSoftware selectable AC/DC
    Overload Protection±200V on single input
    Buffer Memory32M samples shared among active channels
    Waveform BufferUp to 1000 waveforms
    Timebase Ranges100ns/div to 1000s/div
    Operating Temperature Range0°C to 50°C (15°C to 40°C for quoted accuracy)
    Storage Temperature Range-20°C to +60°C
    Storage Humidity Range5% to 95%RH, Non-condensing
    Dimensions190X115X38mm
    Weight< 0.5kg
    Maximum Sampling Rate (Single Shot)
    1 or 2 channels in use80MS/s
    3 or 4 channels in use20MS/s
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