LeCroy Expands WaveAce Oscilloscope Series to Include 4 Channel and 40 MHz Models

Series offers Affordable Design, Debug and Troubleshooting Solutions from 40 to 300 MHz

Jan 21, 2010, 11:05 ET from LeCroy Corporation

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LeCroy Corporation (Nasdaq: LCRY), a leading supplier of oscilloscopes and serial data test solutions, announced that it has expanded its popular WaveAce(TM) oscilloscope product line to include 4 channel models from 60 MHz to 300 MHz and a new 2 channel, 40 MHz model. The WaveAce series is now available in 11 different models and all models offer long memory, color displays, extensive measurement capabilities, and advanced triggering. Combined with the streamlined, time-saving user interface, these features make the WaveAce oscilloscopes the ideal tools for affordable design, debug and troubleshooting from 40 MHz to 300 MHz.

"The class-leading specifications and competitive pricing of our new WaveAce scopes strengthen LeCroy's presence in the low-end oscilloscope market," said LeCroy President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Reslewic. "The WaveAce was our first entry into the sizeable economy space and has been well received by our customers. With the support of our solid distribution partnerships, LeCroy will now address a much larger segment of that market."

The new models provide all the same specifications, features, functions and tools of the original series. In addition, the 4 channel models provide 10 kpts/ch memory and up to 2 GS/s sample rate; the 40 MHz model provides 4 kpts/ch and a sample rate of up to 500 MS/s. With USB host and device ports, plus a LAN connection, the WaveAce oscilloscopes easily connect to a memory stick, PC or printer for saving data. With 32 built-in automated parameters, including advanced timing parameters for skew, phase and edge-to-edge measurements between channels, the WaveAce oscilloscope broadens the ways a user can understand and analyze waveforms.

About LeCroy Corporation

LeCroy Corporation is a worldwide leader in serial data test solutions, creating advanced instruments that drive product innovation by quickly measuring, analyzing and verifying complex electronic signals. The Company offers high-performance oscilloscopes, serial data analyzers and global communications protocol test solutions used by design engineers in the computer, semiconductor and consumer electronics, data storage, automotive and industrial, and military and aerospace markets. LeCroy's 45-year heritage of technical innovation is the foundation for its recognized leadership in "WaveShape Analysis" - capturing, viewing and measuring the high-speed signals that drive today's information and communications technologies. LeCroy is headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, New York. Company information is available at http://www.lecroy.com.

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This release contains forward-looking statements, including those pertaining to the WaveAce™ series of digital oscilloscopes and its capabilities, characteristics, capacities, technology, design, performance, effectiveness and usefulness, the size of the market for such oscilloscopes, the likely cost range and whether that is competitively priced, and the effectiveness of third-party distribution channels. There can be no assurance that actual results will not materially differ from expectations. Actual performance and results of operations may differ materially from those projected or suggested in the forward-looking statements due to certain risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, volume and timing of orders received, changes in the mix of products sold, competitive pricing pressure, the Company's ability to anticipate changes in the market, the availability and timing of funding for the Company's current products, the development of future products and the Company's ability to use intellectual property and protect its patent portfolio. LeCroy undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-looking statements, whether because of new information, future events or otherwise. Further information on potential factors that could affect LeCroy Corporation's business is described in the Company's reports on file with the SEC.


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