Boundary Scan Gets a Boost

Xjtag performance boost



The world of electronics development just got a bit faster and more efficient with the release of XJTAG version 4.0. This major update to the popular boundary scan software suite promises significant improvements for engineers working on circuit boards. But what exactly is boundary scan, and how does XJTAG 4.0 make it even better?

Boundary Scan Demystified

JTAG (Joint Test Action Group) is a standard built into many electronic components. It provides a way to access and control internal pins on a chip, even after it's been soldered onto a circuit board. This hidden access point is called boundary scan. By leveraging boundary scan, XJTAG software allows engineers to:

  • Test assembled boards: XJTAG uses boundary scan to diagnose faults on complex boards. Imagine being able to electronically check connections and components without physically removing them!
  • Debug circuits: Quickly identify and isolate problems during the development process.
  • Program devices: Boundary scan can be used to program certain devices in-circuit, saving time and effort.

"XJTAG 4.0 equals Supercharged Boundary Scan"

The new version of XJTAG builds on these existing strengths and introduces exciting features:

  • Optimized Scans: This innovative feature unlocks the true potential of boundary scan by allowing different parts of the circuit board to be tested at their optimal speeds. No more being held back by slower components!
  • Improved User Interface: The software interface has been streamlined for a smoother workflow.
  • Enhanced Debugging Tools: XJTAG 4.0 offers even more powerful tools for diagnosing and fixing circuit board issues.

Benefits for Engineers

Overall, XJTAG 4.0 translates to:

  • Faster development cycles: By streamlining testing and debugging, engineers can bring products to market quicker.
  • Reduced costs: Catching problems early saves time and money compared to fixing them later in the production process.
  • Improved product quality: XJTAG helps ensure that electronic devices are manufactured correctly and function as intended.

Ready to See the Difference?

If you're involved in designing, developing, or manufacturing electronic circuits, then XJTAG 4.0 is a game-changer. With its powerful features and user-friendly interface, this software can help you achieve new levels of efficiency and quality in your work. Contact our experts to learn more about this exciting update and request your free evaluation copy.

André De Ceuninck

André De Ceuninck

Software Quality | Testing | Certification

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