Tektronix entrance into the field of medical products started in the early 1950s with instruments developed for the University of Oregon Medical
School. These instruments, which were intended for use in the continuation of the work done by Dr. Tunturi on the nervous system and consisted of the 122 Low Level Preamplifier, the 160 Power Supply, the 161
Pulse Generator, and the 162 Waveform Generator  Later Tektronix would develop specific patient monitoring equipment (oscilloscopes) and Merlo Road became the home of the Medical Products Division.  Later this group was sold to Spacelabs.

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