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Electronic Testing 101: The High Points of High Voltage Testing - Part 1

August 3, 2022

When ICs replaced vacuum tubes and CRTs were replaced with flat LCD screens, test engineers probably thought that working with high voltage was a..

Electronic Testing 101: The High Points of High Voltage Testing - Part 2

August 3, 2022

In our last post about high voltage testing, we talked about relay types, density, and specifications. Now let's look at the possible test system..

Electronic Testing 101: The Correct Way to Use a Crosspoint Matrix

March 16, 2022

In our last blog post, "Electronic Testing 101: Switch Types & Configuration – Part 3," I provided details on what a matrix is and several different..

Operating Software and Programming Languages for the PXI/PXIe Platform

March 9, 2022

When it comes to the PXI and PXIe platforms, there are a few software options available depending on your requirements. The PXI standard defines the..

You Ask, We Answer; FAQs about Ground Connections to Pickering's PXI Switching

January 5, 2022

As an applications engineer at Pickering, I often receive questions from customers about how Pickering's PXI switching products are referenced to..

Space Tech Expo 2021 Wrap Up

October 21, 2021

Space Tech Expo was held the week of October 4th at the Convention Center in Long Beach, California. It was refreshing to attend an in-person show..

You Ask, We Answer; FAQs about Pickering's PXI/ PCI Shared Memory Driver

October 20, 2021

The support engineers at Pickering are here to answer your frequently asked questions (FAQs), from "how do I get started?" to "how do I install..

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 in Electronic Test

June 21, 2021

Switching systems that route instrumentation and stimulus signals to appropriate test points on a unit under test (UUT) are crucial in most automated..

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..