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BoardMaster External Case Solution



ABI's BoardMaster External Case is an affordable solution that saves customers time and money, increases asset availability and reliability. With the ability to be customised and include ABI's full range of instruments, the BoardMaster External case provides a cost-effective test solution used in prototype validation and troubleshooting, end of line testing and field repair applications. The system connects through USB to any standard Windows desktop or laptop running Windows 7 and above.



The BoardMaster External Cases comes complete with ABI's multi-license and user friendly SYSTEM 8 Ultimate Software on a CD Rom. Customers are guaranteed to receive FREE software updates for life and will not be charged for additional seats or maintenance fees. The powerful yet easy to use software includes user access management, ABI's exclusive TestFlow Manager as well as a wealth of customisation options. Contact ABI's sales team for more information.












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BoardMaster External Case Features

  • TestFlow manager, ABI's unique interactive programmable test sequence organiser
  • Automated testing and troubleshooting
  • Digital functional test (in- and out-of-circuit)
  • Analogue functional test (ICs and discrete devices)
  • Graphical test generator
  • Live comparison
  • Digital and analogue V-I test (2D & 3D)
  • Analogue matrix V-I
  • Digital IC identifier
  • EPROM verifier
  • Short locator
  • Digital oscilloscope, digital multimeter, arbitrary function generator, frequency/event counter, universal I/O
  • Programmable Power Supply


BoardMaster 19" Rack

This product is available as a complete and standalone solution which includes computer hardware. Please click here for more information.




  • 1x SYSTEM 8 64 channel Board Fault Locator modules (expandable up to 256 channels)
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 64 channel Advanced Test Module (expandable up to 2048 channels)
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 64 channel Advanced Matrix Scanner (expandable up to 2048 channels)
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Analogue IC Tester module
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Multiple Instrument Station 4 module
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Programmable Power Supply module
  • 1x Board Fault Locator cable set
  • 1x Advanced Test Module cable set
  • 1x Additional Board Fault Locator cable set
  • 1x Analogue IC Tester cable set
  • 1x Multiple Instrument Station cable set
  • 1x Programmable Power Supply cable set
  • 1x Automatic out-of-circuit adapter
  • DIL Test Clips: (0.3” gauge - 8, 16, 20, 24 pin; 0.6” gauge - 24, 40 pin)
  • Multi-license SYSTEM 8 Ultimate software on CD-ROM

Note: The configuration above can be modified to suit special requirements and applications. Please click here for a review of each individual SYSTEM 8 module that can be combined into the external case. Some existing custom solutions can be viewed here.


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