August 5, 2011

LOST Easter Egg In Agilent's InfiniiVision 2000X/3000X Oscilloscope!

Getting bored of your routine task in making measurements with your Agilent InfiniiVision 2000X/3000X series oscilloscope? Break out of the routine by trying out the Easter Egg cheat that is planted into the latest firmware update version 1.2. Apparently, one of the engineers that made this oscilloscope is a fan of the TV show LOST and have left this little fan nugget behind. To crack that Easter Egg, you must first upgrade your firmware to the latest (version 1.2). Click on the following links to go to the respective firmware update pages:

After that, see how Dave Jones of EEVBlog cracked the LOST Easter Egg in this video:

There is also another Easter Egg that came with the premier of the Agilent InfiniiVision 2000X/3000X series oscilloscope back in February 2011. If you missed that, check it out here:

In my opinion, the first Easter Egg looks way cooler. Have fun!