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functional test, maximized.

Extend test to encompass copious test points and unit under test (UUT) varieties along with real-time, hardware-in-the-loop and other state-of-the-art instrumentation. extendedUTS (xUTS) is a custom product for high complexity functional test. Configured for the unique needs of a class of UUTs, the xUTS employs our universal test system approach that combines the best open platform instrumentation and software along with mass interconnect technology.

xUTS is best suited for:

  • Test of complex and/or numerous UUTs
  • Very high number of test points
  • Plethora of instruments/supplies needed
  • Real-time and/or HIL testing
  • High reliability device test
  • Industrial/Equipment manufacturers
  • Military/aerospace contractors
  • Medical device manufacturers

Sometimes test systems need to handle very complex or a huge variety of UUTs that require the use of many types of instrumentation, power supplies, computing architectures and techniques. Bloomy has integrated many of these sophisticated functional test and hardware-in-the-loop systems. Each employ a mass interconnect to interface the test instrumentation with the unit under test through an interface test adapter (ITA). Many systems also include a self-test ITA and test sequence so that the instrumentation can be verified for proper operation up to and through the mass interconnect.

Typical components of the extendedUTS include:

  •     18 slot PXIe chassis with quad core controller
  •     VPC G12, G18 or 9025 mass interconnect interface jack (receiver)
  •     Programmable AC and DC power supplies
  •     Programmable loads
  •     Uninterruptible power supply
  •     Bloomy power distribution and control

UUTs by the extendedUTS are connected via interface test adapters (ITA). Bloomy can provide turnkey cables and ITA fixtures along with test sequence development.

A Self-test Suite is also available that includes a specially configured i1 plug and test sequence to exercise all of the instrumentation and switching though to the mass interconnect, assuring the proper functioning of the xUTS in day-to-day test operations.