The network communication (netcomm) printed circuit board assembly is one the largest boards in terms of size, number of nodes/nets and components. It also has the most advanced technology in terms of speed and complexity. The quality of a product and its success depends on deploying an effective manufacturing test strategy to catch structural defects and prevent bad boards from flowing down to the functional station, box build or, at worst, into customers’ hands.
A humorous look at inspection equipment and those who buy and sell it.
Highlights of changes to IEEE Std 1149.1, IEEE Std 1149.6, IEEE P1149.10 and IEEE P1838.