NewswireToday - /newswire/ -
Hampton Beach, NH, United States, 2009/05/20 - BGA/LGA test sockets are smaller, faster, more affordable when compared to legacy solutions - ArdentConcepts.com.
Ardent Concepts, Inc. a world leader in patented solutions for high performance compliant connector and test sockets, has announced the availability of RC Springprobe AT™, an innovative new High Volume Manufacturing Test Socket solution for large array BGA and LGA devices.
“RC Springprobe technology continues it’s natural evolution in scalability.” said Steve Cleveland, Vice President of Business Development “By modifying several salient characteristics of our core technology, we have developed a version of the contact that is ideal for testing large devices at speed in ATE environments.”
Better AC Performance, Better Cycle Life, Same Small Formfactor
RC Springprobe AT™ provides an advanced set of features over traditional legacy spring probes, with lower initial & overall costs. ATE sockets designed with RC Springprobe AT™ are rated to over 250K insertions, and are field service ready. Replacement components are a fraction of the cost of high speed spring probes, and are capable of handling even the most demanding AC performance requirements for GHz+ devices. “We are helping our customers break free from the constraints of existing solutions,” explains Steve “By giving them a reliable RF test socket at a much more reasonable price point.”
RC Springprobe AT™ Availability
Sockets for devices as large as 50mmx50mm are immediately available with 3 week lead times. Drop in solutions for existing footprints are available for most handler environments. Details on the design are available on the company website.
About Ardent Concepts
Founded in 2001, Ardent Concepts, Inc. (ardentconcepts.com) is a recognized world leader in innovative interconnect design. Ardent is based in Hampton Beach, New Hampshire USA with sales offices worldwide.