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test and measurement systems

Testing 101: Questions to Ask when Reviewing Test Specs or Outlining Requirements

November 8, 2021

For those of you who are new to functional test or beginning a new project, you have some “homework” to do. Before placing your first purchase order..

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..

Considerations for Effective PXI Test System Matrix Maintenance

January 19, 2021

A goal of any manufacturing organization is to maximize the time that their test systems are operational. A test system that is down due to..

Automating Test Within Manufacturing Processes

April 2, 2020

It is best practice when automating test within a manufacturing process to consider interconnection as an extension of the test instrument. In..

Using Switch Matrices in Complex Test and Verification Installations

October 17, 2019

Switch matrices are a flexible solution that should be part of your test strategy to automate complex test and verification systems, especially in..

The Challenges Surrounding Switching for Automated Test Systems

October 3, 2019

Automated test systems rely on the performance, quality, and configuration of the signal switching that they are based on, yet the most significant..

Understanding Programmable Resistors for Sensor Simulation in Test

October 25, 2018

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..

Moving Your Test & Measurement System from VXI  to PXI : Not If, But When

October 31, 2017

In its day, VXI technology was a definite step forward. Built upon the modular VME computer bus, VME eXtensions for Instrumentation, or VXI, reduced..

LXI Switching- Everything You Want to Know And More!

April 20, 2017

Sometimes it seems like PXI is all the talk of the test and measurement industry. But, let's not forget about LXI and its solutions to your..

Pickering 1000+ PXI Module FAQ's

November 5, 2014

With over 25 years of signal switching and instrumentation experience, we have learned that when it comes to electronic test –"One Size Does Not Fit..