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Testing ICs on Circuit Boards (In-Circuit Test): a brief tutorial

Roll your mouse over the topics in the column at the right for a quick review of testing techniques for ICs on boards, their advantages and disadvantages.

Roll your mouse over the lines below to review these IC test topics:

Testing ICs in-circuit

Testing ICs on circuit boards

IC's are more complex, but fail less often

Checking ICs is easier said than done

IC test techniques

Board-level functional test

Vector-based "backdrive" test

Boundary Scan test

Vectorless test

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Automated imaging

CheckSum IC test solutions

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