Re: Wondering if there is probe ID rings out there in the Either.
The probes I have use an 11k resistor to ground a spring loaded pin on the probe. The pin contacts a ring which is located on the scope itself, not the probe. The pin is integral to the BNC connector of the probe, not something added on.
Although, I don't see why an adapter couldn't be used, if such a thing exists.
Failing that you could spoof the readout like so: