Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

OCTOBER 1996 VOL. 16, NO. 11


COVER STORY

T&MW's PC-BASED TEST REFERENCE

T&MW's PC-Based Instrumentation Reference
Find products, get application notes, and gain insight into the the industry.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor

Future PC Advances Depend On Buses and Software
Six industry leaders predict the future.


FEATURES

INSPECTION
Choose the Right Lighting for Inspection

To get the most out of an inspection system, first pay attention to how you illuminate the products you want to inspect.
Carl H. VanDommelen, RVSI Asia/Acuity Imaging, Singapore

COMMUNICATIONS TEST
Cable Modems Require Several Levels of Testing

In an industry that lacks standards, engineers have had to develop their own test systems.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor

PRODUCT SURVEY: GRAPHIC RECORDERS
Real-Time Data: See It Now or Later

Graphic recorders can select, store, process, transfer, and print data according to your wishes, making your data evaluation much easier.
Joel M. Goldberg, Technical Editor


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

DEVICE TEST
Test Analog and Digital Together

VXIBUS TEST
Soft Front Panels Need More Work

EMC TEST
Get to the Source of Radiated Emissions


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	NIST Highlights New Inventions 
	Help for Medical and Safety Directives
	Connect with Products
	Editor's Desk
	Yield-Management Companies Join Forces
	Philips and FEI Combine Operations
	Rows & Columns 
	RVSI Completes Merger 
	Guide Lists Electronics Packaging Projects
	How to Contact T&MW

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
	Data-Acquisition System Runs on PC or Mac
	Mixed-Signal VLSI ATE Is Efficient
	Environmental Chambers Have PC Control
	Exercise and Analyze the PCI Bus 
	Inspect Solder Paste and Components
	LeCroy Adds Color to DSO Line 
	Low-Cost ATE Saves Floor Space 
	Software Speeds Math Processing
	Test Instruments
	Computer-Controlled Test Systems
	Communications Test
	RF/Microwave
	Fiber-Optics/Electro-Optics Test
	ATE
	Inspection Equipment
	Environmental Test
	Software
	New Literature       

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