Relay 101: The Different Types of Relays and How they Operate

June 23, 2021

When selecting a switching system, the relays used in the switching modules are either mechanical or solid-state in construction. Each has unique..

How to Diagnose Faults in Your Automated Test System

June 23, 2021

Switching Modules are at the heart of the modern ATS, providing many benefits to production teams. These include fast test times, accurate and..

How to Introduce USB into a PXI Test Environment

June 21, 2021

Much has been said about integrating PXI products with LXI and VXI to create hybrid test systems, taking the best of each standard and combining it..

The Differences Between PXI and LXI For Switching

June 21, 2021

Switching systems used to route instrumentation and stimulus signals to appropriate test points on a unit under test (UUT) play a crucial role in..

An Exhibitor Review of IMS 2021

June 14, 2021

The International Microwave Symposium (IMS), held June 8-9, 2021, was our first U.S. trade show following the pandemic. It was great to finally be..

How to Select a Programmable Resistor for Sensor Simulation

May 21, 2021

If you think about it, sensors control much of our daily lives. Sensors ensure that the food in your refrigerator stays cold, count your steps on a..

Here's Why You Should Use Programmable Resistors for Sensor Simulation

May 21, 2021

As the name suggests, a programmable resistor is a resistor that is changed in value by a test program. The programmable resistor could be a device..

Incorporating Hardware-in-the-loop Simulation into your ECU Test Strategy

May 21, 2021

Several substantial changes in electronic technology over the last twenty years or so have brought about new strategies for automated test. First is..

How a COTS PXI Platform Can Benefit Your Automated Test System

April 19, 2021

IntroductionA commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) industry-standard test and measurement (T&M) platform has distinct advantages for the design,..

How to Choose Between a PXI and PXI Express (PXIe) Chassis

April 13, 2021

If you're having trouble deciding between purchasing a PXI or PXI Express (PXIe) chassis, check out the info below to learn the differences between..