White Horse Laboratories: Week 27 Quality Report
The surge in suspect and substandard passive devices continues. Look for our newsletter this week on identifying non-functioning and counterfeit passive devices!
Electrical Testing – 75% Pass
Physical Inspection – 60% Accept
Be on the lookout for the following high risk devices:
# Xilinx XC9572-15PCG84C, 47.5% failure – blank-check error (previously programmed).
# NEC/Tokin TEESVA1C105M8R, 10% failure – low capacitance and high ESR.
# Altera EPM160SQC160-7, 100% failure – cannot access JTAG chain.
Quality drives a company’s reputation, its bottom line and above all, its value.