BoardMaster External Case Solution

BMExtCaseThe ABI BoardMaster External Case universal diagnostic system is a uniquely versatile and easy-to-use test system. It offers the most comprehensive set of test instruments for fault-finding on almost any kind of PCB. With the full range of instruments and a variety of test methods guaranteeing the best possible fault coverage, the BoardMaster External Case provides the ultimate in diagnostic tools.






  • 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
  • Analogue matrix V-I
  • Digital IC identifier
  • EPROM verifier
  • Short locator
  • Digital oscilloscope, digital multimeter, function generator, frequency/event counter, universal I/O
  • TestFlow manager
  • Automated fault-finding sequences
  • Variable power supply

BoardMaster 8000 PLUS 

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


  • 2x SYSTEM 8 64 channel Board Fault Locator modules (128 channels) 
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Analogue IC Tester module 
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Multiple Instrument Station module 
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Variable Power Supply module 
  • 1x Board Fault Locator cable set 
  • 1x Additional Board Fault Locator cable set 
  • 1x Analogue IC Tester cable set 
  • 1x Multiple Instrument Station cable set 
  • 1x Variable 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) 
  • SYSTEM 8 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.


View the Prezi presentation of SYSTEM 8 Applications – click here

Request more information or online demonstration for this product – click here

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