Ignition pickup TP-IP250

Ignition Pickup TP-IP250

The voltages on the secondary side of an ignition system are too high to be measured directly. To safely measure these signals, the Ignition Pickup TP-IP250 can be used.

The Ignition Pickup TP-IP250 is a capacitive secondary ignition pickup, which can be clamped around a spark plug wire. The pickup has a ground wire with a large alligator clip. The pickup is fitted with a male BNC terminal, a BNC to 4 mm banana converter is included to connect measure leads with banana terminals.

Order code: TP-IP250
EAN: 7423631189105
Price: 40.00

Category: Miscellaneous

The table below shows detailed specifications of the Ignition Pickup TP-IP250.


Connectorfemale BNC
Length97 mm
Width25 mm
Height43 mm
Ground wire25 cm
Ground clamp 
Length75 mm
Width12 mm
Height40 mm
Clamping range20 mm
Weight48 g

BNC to banana adapter

Connectormale BNC
2 x isolated 4 mm banana socket, red and black
Length60 mm
Width30 mm
Height16 mm
Weight26 g



The Ignition Pickup TP-IP250 is designed to be used in combination with an instrument with a differential input, like the Automotive Test Scope ATS5004D. Using it in combination with an oscilloscope with single ended inputs may cause a short circuit that can damage the scope and the car.

The Ignition Pickup TP-IP250 is delivered with:

1 Ignition Pickup TP-IP250
1 BNC to banana adapter