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English translation: bed-of-nails tester

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Dutch term or phrase:pennenbedtester
English translation:bed-of-nails tester
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03:36 Jul 25, 2001
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Dutch term or phrase: pennenbedtester
I am currently working on a translation for a manufacturer of printed circuit boards, and am having problems with the above phrase.

The sentence is as follows:

"De conventionele assemblage kan visueel en met behulp van een Marconi pennenbedtester worden gecontroleerd.

All suggestions welceme - KudoZ points wil be awarded asap.

Thanks,

Pikey
Anne Key
Local time: 11:12
bed-of-nails tester
Explanation:
this is a test jig containing a 2D array of spring-loaded pins that can make contact with a large number of points on a circuit board, IC etc at the same time.

representative Google hits (total 143):

the TE-500 bed of nails style test fixture
www.testelectronics.com/0500press.htm

... can be measured with a prober as it is similarly done using a bed-of-nails tester.
www.nikkeibp.asiabiztech.com/wcs/frm/nea/200012/inst_118470...

... when combined with a boundary-scan controller operate as a traditional "bed-of-nails"
tester
www.corelis.com/products/scaniomods.html
Selected response from:

Ken Cox
Local time: 12:12
Grading comment
Extremely detailed and helpful answer, with useful reference. Many thanks!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nabed-of-nails testerKen Cox
naMarconi pin bed tester
Evert DELOOF-SYS


  

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17 mins
Marconi pin bed tester


Explanation:
Ref.:

'KCS was founded in 1984 and is housed in a historical harbour
building at the Kuipershaven in Dordrecht since 1986. KCS is specialized
in manufacturing small to large numbers of electronic equipment.
The whole process of design up to the end-product can be done by KCS.
Conventional assembly is monitored with a Marconi pin bed tester.
SMT assembly is monitored with an image recognition system developed by KCS.'

Enter 'Marconi tester' at e.g. www.google.com

HTH

Evert DELOOF-SYS
Belgium
Local time: 12:12
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in FlemishFlemish
PRO pts in pair: 1278
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2 hrs
bed-of-nails tester


Explanation:
this is a test jig containing a 2D array of spring-loaded pins that can make contact with a large number of points on a circuit board, IC etc at the same time.

representative Google hits (total 143):

the TE-500 bed of nails style test fixture
www.testelectronics.com/0500press.htm

... can be measured with a prober as it is similarly done using a bed-of-nails tester.
www.nikkeibp.asiabiztech.com/wcs/frm/nea/200012/inst_118470...

... when combined with a boundary-scan controller operate as a traditional "bed-of-nails"
tester
www.corelis.com/products/scaniomods.html

Ken Cox
Local time: 12:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1385
Grading comment
Extremely detailed and helpful answer, with useful reference. Many thanks!
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