Tektronix equipment has been used in movies and shows. This clip with a Tektronix oscilloscope is from the 1959 movie The Angry Red Planet.
This clip featuring another Tektronix oscilloscope is from the 1964 Time Travelers. It is nice to know Tektronix scopes are still being used in 2071.
The Tektronix P600X (P6006, P6007, P6008, P6009) probe is used to check out the AE-35 unit in the 1968 film A Space Odyssey. This clip appears at 59:26 in the movie.
The museum has a P6006 Probe on display.
The 1977 film Star Wars features a Grass Valley Group Model 1600 Switcher as the firing control on the Death Star. The video for this particular scene is on the Grass Valley Products page.
In 1978 a number of Tektronix products including oscilloscopes, TM500 instruments, and 4051 computer graphic systems were used on the bridge of Battlestar Galactica.
There are more photographs of Battlestar Galactica on the Starring The Computer web site. The June 2, 1978 Tekweek featured more information the show. Click on the image to view the PDF.
The Tektronix 4051 also appeared in the 1984 movie Seksmisja as featured on the Starring The Computer web site.
The Tektronix 4051 also appeared in the 1985 movie D.A.R.Y.L as featured on the Starring The Computer web site.
If you know of any other shows or movies featuring Tektronix products let us know!