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.

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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

24-Bit, Low Power, Low Noise, Delta-Sigma ADC with Integrated PGA


The MAX11270 is a 24-bit delta-sigma ADC that achieves excellent 130dB SNR while dissipating an ultra-low 10mW. Sample rates up to 64ksps allow both precision DC and AC measurements. Integral non-linearity is guaranteed to 4ppm maximum.

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


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


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.

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


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).

Low-Power, Fully Differential 20 bit SAR ADC


This ADC provides excellent static and dynamic performance with best-in-class power consumption that directly scales with throughput.

6A, 2.4V to 5.5V Input, High-Efficiency Power Module


Provides fixed-frequency voltage regulator for space-constrained applications.


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