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Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by dtvonly, Nov 20, 2013.

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  1. dtvonly


    Mar 14, 2012
    I have PCBs that I need to test by placing the PCBs test points on pogo pins. But before I run the test, I want to know that all connections had been made. How can this be done?
  2. davenn

    davenn Moderator

    Sep 5, 2009
    initially you would need a test jig ( that has the spring contacts) that the board fits into snuggly ( semi tight) so that it automatically lines up the pins with the testpoint pads on the PCB

    so ...
    1) the jig is a semi tight fit so the PCB cannot move back and forward
    2) you could also use a couple of screw mounts to screw the board down
    this provides vertical stability so the PCB contact pads sit down against the test pins

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