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SPEA 3030 Operatorless Test Cell. Maximum competitiveness, maximum savings

Many types of tests, no operator. SPEA responds to the new needs of electronics manufacturers with its Bed of Nails automated test cell. 

Currently the electronics market is more unstable and unpredictable. Idle phases alternate with abrupt high intensity production. In this scenario, having  a greater flexibility is a decisive factor to success.


The answer to this need cannot be interpreted as an increase/decrease of the workforce according to the changing needs. Therefore, having appropriate workforce in phases of high intensity of production, means a too high cost when the demand for electronics undergoes rapid stops.

More frequently companies are at a crossroads: losing major contracts as a result of inadequate capacity, or acquiring work by agreeing to increase staff costs.


The solution to this question now has a name. The SPEA 3030 Operatorless Test Cell, SPEA station test Bed of Nails capable of testing up to four boards at the same time, without an operator.




With its automatic loading and unloading modules, the 3030 In Line Bed of Nails tester can take full advantage of all the power of its Quad Core. Four independent motors, capable of testing four boards at a time, ensure the high productivity required during moments when the demand for electronics is concentrated in short periods of time. At the same time, the fact that you do not need the operator allows the company to contain staff costs.

Producing exactly what you need and when you need it. It is with this purpose in mind that SPEA has created 3030 Operatorless Test Cell


But there's more. Testing with the SPEA test cell means introducing several benefits that go far beyond the automatic loading / unloading and high parallelism. Starting with the types of tests.


Not only testing in circuit, but also functional test and test power. Then again, board programming, Open Pin Scan and optical test. The cell test Bed of Nails performs each of these tests independently and with the reliability that has always distinguished the brand SPEA. And as for the other models of the 3030, you can always respond in the most accurate and comprehensive way to production needs, adding new equipment at any time for new performance. With the 3030 Operatorless Cell Test you get exactly what you need, and you are not forced to pay anything more




Testing, but also repair


Besides testing the boards in a fully automatic manner, and by performing tests without the need for an operator, the SPEA test cell is also a real repair station.

Thanks to their high level of experience, test engineers are able to analyze what happened and also suggest how to best repair board failures, storing all information.


In the same way, the SPEA test cell automatically updates its own knowledge, enriching it day after day, test after test.

The analysis of data on trends in production takes place real time during the collection of the data, without interfering with production and generation of the data . And the summary information of the various aspects of production, productivity and defects are immediately available. This allows prompt and effective corrective action.


SPEA Quad Core. What is it? What is it for?
SPEA test cell 3030 Bed of Nails can contain up to four engines (Core) independent from each other, each with independent CPU, local memory and instrumentation. This allows the tester to simultaneously perform the same test program (eg ICT + ICT) on different boards, or the test the same board with different testing techniques (eg ICT + FCT, ICT + OBP etc ...).
Moreover, thanks to the Multi Stage function, the test area may be "split" into a variable number of test stations, thus making possible the simultaneous test of two or more boards with different test techniques. And testing of multiplexed boards - a growing trend among electronics manufacturers around the world - is no longer a problem.

Drawn up to contain up to 4x768 channels, the Core of the 3030 SPEA test cell can also be serialized thanks to the function Core Link, to obtain 3072 channels. The ideal solution in case of boards with a high number of nets.


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