USB cables are required to connect the PicoScope to the PC.
Without delving into the technical specifications,
USB 3 is 10 times, or more, faster than USB 2.
USB 3 ports, generally, are also able to provide more power.
Your Automotive PicoScope can use either standard.
blue centre piece which distinguishes them from USB 2 ports, which are normally black or sometimes yellow or white
The USB Cables featured on this page are high quality cables used to connect your Automotive
PicoScope to your PC. The cables carry data to and from the scope and also
provide power to the scope.
If you have the latest 4225, 4425, 4225A or 4425A scopes, use the USB3
cable which will also work when plugged into a USB2 port on your
computer if necessary. Older scopes such as the 4223 or 4423 may
require the older USB2 cables
Please Note The 4.5m USB 3 Cable PICO-TA303 has been replaced with
the 4.5m USB2 Cable PICO-MI121 in the Master Kits and in
the NVH Essentials Advanced kits because some users have had
problems with certain laptops driving USB3 over long distances.
The short USB3 PICO-TA155 and both USB2 cables do not have this problem.
This means that the PICO-TA303 4.5m USB3 cable will not be shipped
in future and can no longer be ordered.