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BGA/SMT video inspection microscope highly versatile

23 August 2006 Test & Measurement

The Optilia Flexia BGA/SMT video inspection microscope is a new addition to Test & Rework Solutions' line of products for electronics manufacture. The Flexia is a versatile ESD-protected video microscope for look-down or look-under visual inspection of solder joints on an assembled PCB's components, solder/flux mixtures, bare circuit cards/pads, cables/connectors, wire bonds and stencils.

Flexia is said to be easy-to-use and can be set up in seconds with either a 'look-down' macro zoom lens (1-60 X) or 'look-under' (4 X zoom) side-viewing BGA lens. It can be connected directly to a handheld monitor, PC or laptop via the Optilia Picsara software, which uses high speed USB 2.0 and offers the benefits of measurement and data management. Imaging applications include digital image capture, video recording and optical measurements. The system is optimised for lead-free inspection and provides robust data management and documentation tools.

The side viewing lens of the Flexia offers the capability to look-under and inspect BGAs, μBGAs, CSP and flip-chip packages with minimal package stand-off.



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