UltimaSerial WinDaq Add-on:  Oscilloscope
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Menu Name Appeared under WinDaq->View->Add-ons


Configuration file



Provides powerful analog oscilloscope like display with easy trigger management by eavesdropping on the data stream in DATAQ's WinDaq  acquisition software. 

Please check out Advanced Trigger WinDaq add-on, which is the natural replacement of this Oscilloscope addon.

Windaq Add-on: Oscilloscope



  • Display up to 16 waveforms in any combination

  • Waveforms can be move freely within the windows for easy comparison (See Youtube demo)

  • Trigger display on any enabled waveform (See Youtube demo)

  • Analog oscilloscope-like persistence control helps to study the trend of the waveforms (Refer to the above screen shot for visual effect) (See Youtube demo)

  • Easy control for trigger-slope, trigger-level and trigger-point (See Youtube demo)

  • One click to copy the waveforms to clipboard 

  • Click anywhere in the grid first, and you can use mouse wheel to change the scaling of the trigger channel (channel 1 in the above configuration). If you need to change the scaling for another channel, make it the trigger channel first. (See Youtube demo)

To Use WinDaq Add-ons

  1. Confirm WinDaq 3.16 or higher is installed on your computer

  2. Install WinDaq add-ons.

  3. Start WinDaq, and you will find the WinDaq add-ons integrated into Windaq->View->Add-ons menu (see the screen capture above).

  4. Intelligent Channel Selection: Highlight/Select a channel in WinDaq and fire up the WinDaq add-on you wish, and the WinDaq add-on will use the selected channel as its default channel. 

  5. If channel index number is required for a WinDaq add-on, please enter the 0-based index to Windaq's scanlist. For example, if WinDaq has channel 3,4,6,7 enabled, one can enter 0 for channel 3, 1 for channel 4, 2 for channel 6 and 3 for channel 7.

  6. Do not change WinDaq's configurations while WinDaq add-ons are running, or some add-ons may terminate.


Last update: 02/28/22