Automated Test Equipment


Automatic Test Equipment (ATE) refers to any equipment used to perform assembly line type testing of produced items. Generally the term is applied to equipment that is used in testing integrated circuits and printed circuit boards during the manufacturing process. Automatic test equipment can range from small pc-driven dedicated fixed purpose testers to large fully programmable machines that cost millions of dollars.



Applications


Test pins connect to a device under test (DUT) and either inject or measure a signal. The speed and resolution of the pin driver and the number of pins supported determine the capability of the test equipment. Our pin drivers were designed primarily for use in semiconductor device test equipment.

ATE Pin Drivers 


Featured Products


Dual, Low-Power, 500Mbps ATE Driver/Comparator with 35mA Load

MAX9967

This dual, low-power, high-speed, pin electronics driver/comparator/load (DCL) IC includes, for each channel, a three-level pin driver, a dual comparator, variable clamps, and an active load.

Quad, Ultra-Low-Power, 200Mbps ATE Drivers/Comparators

MAX19005

This four-channel, ultra-low-power, pin-electronics IC includes a two-level pin driver, a window comparator, a passive load, and force-and-sense Kelvin-switched parametric measurement unit (PMU) connections for each channel.

Dual 1.1Gbps Pin Electronics with Integrated PMU and Level-Setting DACs

MAX9979

This fully integrated, high-performance, dual-channel pin electronics IC integrates multiple automatic test equipment (ATE) functions into a single IC, including driver/comparator/load (DCL), parametric measurement unit (PMU), and built-in (16-bit) level-setting digital-to-analog converters (DACs).


Solutions


Explore our ATE solution to find recommended products for ATE equipment.

Timing Driver/Comparator/Load Pin Electronics Custom ASIC Solutions Voltage References Low-Speed DACs (for Level-Setting) Low-Speed DACs (for Level-Setting) Low-Speed ADCs (for DC Measurement Units) Switches and Muxes (Low Resistance Variation Over Voltage Range) PMU Switches and Muxes (Low Resistance Variation Over Voltage Range) Device Power Supplies

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