Final Test Fixture Design Requirements:
Multi-site benchtop test fixture for burn-in and power testing of high-speed network modules. Front latches ensure UUTs are held in place and allow the one-handed use of insertion and ejection without damage to UUT. Power connectors must self-align. Access to RJ45 connectors to the front. Indicator lights on the back of UUT visible on the front of the fixture. Used for power cycling, signal test and GND connector across all units.
This multi-site benchtop test fixture is designed for burn-in and power testing of networking devices such as switches, firewalls, routers, and other communication devices.
Individual power supplies are mounted on the base at the backside and route to power jacks on the front via threaded connectors.
The front side includes 16 floating base spring-loaded power connectors, 8 GND contacts, and 16 light pipes that route signal lights from the back of each Unit Under Test (UUT) to the face of the fixture.
The quick-release latches on the front hold the devices in place during test. Each UUT is “ejected’ by the spring force of the floating connectors.