ChipMaster Compact Professional is a low-cost, hand-held
out-of-circuit IC tester. The ChipMaster is designed for
testing digital ICs with up to 40 pins through a ZIF socket
(see LinearMaster for analogue devices). A range of adapters
is also available for SOIC and PLCC devices.
The ChipMaster includes a search facility for unknown ICs,
loop modes for intermittent failure detection, diagnostic
information for individual pins and self diagnosis for
The unit is battery operated (4x AA/LR6) but an optional
battery eliminator is available for extended use.
The ABI Compact Range is fitted with an RS-232 interface to
allow connection with a computer and use with the optional
software CompactLink. CompactLink is a
PC based software package that allows users to add new
devices to the library and create functional tests to suit
special applications. Please
click here for more information.
information for individual pins
loop testing mode
programming facility (CompactLink)