ARIES ELECTRONICS, INC. High Performance RF Test Sockets. High Performance RF Test Sockets. Microstrip Contact TM. A flexible contact system that becomes part of the PCB microstrip during package testing. Microstrip Contact TM. Cantilever Contact Short Contact TM
RF Test Sockets
A flexible contact system that becomes part of the PCB microstrip during package testing
Figure 1. Contact Size Comparison
(short contact is a trademark of Johnstech International Corporation)
1 dB loss @ 10 GHz
Figure 2. Surrogate Package Test Data (GigaTest Labs report)
Delta - Nitro Flex 1688
Aetrium - 5050T
*withno loss of contact performance
Ismeca - NT216, MP100
Daymarc - 717D
Multitest - 9308B, 9510
Figure 4b. Start of Wiping Action and Upward Force.
Figure 4c. Microstrip Contact becomes part of the transmission line.