Controller Eases Temperature Testing

May 20, 2014
A precision controller simplifies automated temperature-based testing.
A new TS Controller has been developed for use with thermal chambers and plates from Sigma Systems. The TS Controller, with remote-interface capabilities and touchscreen display, can greatly simplify temperature-based testing from -185 to +500°C for different printed-circuit boards (PCBs) and devices under test (DUTs). It allows quick set-up of thermal points, temperature ramp speeds, hold times, and other parameters needed for thermal testing. It also provides status information for a DUT and the test chamber, including temperature data and data trends. A fail-safe option is available to provide protection for a DUT.

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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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