Duty cycle

The operating cycle of the tester may consist of:
Test preparation

  • Snap-oriented product
  • Physical contact with the product
  • Creation of test conditions (supply voltage to switch on the product, the time needed to "wake up" the product after switching on)

Self-test, which may consist of sub-steps

  • Put the product in the test mode
  • Initiative to create an action, such as pressing a button on the product
  • Measured response to the stimulus action
  • Evaluation of the measured response

Finishing operations

  • End test mode of the product
  • Removal of the test conditions (cooling product discharge capacitors...)
  • Writing test information in the product or in the database
  • Style description, label ...
  • Postponement of the product