In Circuit Test (ICT)

ICT- In Circuit Testing at a Glance

Set Up Costs Can be expensive.  PCBAs must have test points.  Clam Shell fixtures and programming can be £10K or more for a double sided PCBA
Speed Excellent test speed.  Seconds rather than minutes
Coverage Excellent IF test points have been designed in
Operator Level Required Excellent.  Non technical
Fault Finding Excellent.  Fault information is normally component or if not net level
Running Cost Excellent.  Very low test and maintenance costs


ICTICT is a fast and efficient method of testing.  Typically used for higher volume boards that are unlikely to be changed and will run for some time due to the higher initial set up costs needing to be paid back over time.

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