Blog: 2020

How to create a quote for Acroname products

Post date: 3 months 1 week ago
Thank you for your interest in our products! For customers needing quotes, we encourage the use of our eCommerce site to create exact, customized quotes. To build a quote, please first visit our eCommerce store, and add the products you need to your shopping cart. Then, view your cart by clicking...

Application story: keeping phones alive at the mobile device test lab

Post date: 3 months 3 weeks ago
Eliminate Battery Swelling with Acroname USB Hubs and Switches For device compatibility and mobile application development labs (commonly called “device farms” or “CI or continuous improvement labs”), battery swelling in mobile devices is a common, costly, and potentially dangerous problem. Not...

Data line mismatch issues using USB 2.0 and 3.1 on the 5 port USB-C redriver switch

Post date: 5 months 1 week ago
Abstract: For users of the redriver version of the Acroname USB Type C 4-Channel Port Selector Switch: if using USB 2.0 only or having troubles with USB 2.0 connections, disable the USB 3.1 redriver and disconnect the USB 3.1 data lines to restore function to the USB 2.0 data lines.   The Story...
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Automotive USB-C Hub Testing with MTM and microFCT

Post date: 5 months 3 weeks ago
Kentigen, one of Acroname's partners supporting the test market in Europe, used MTM to solve a months-old problem of testing final assemblies for an automative infotainment system. Spoiler: Kentigen used MTM's modularized, miniaturized, and low-cost instrumentation as the heart of its system which...
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Slack daily standup roster randomizer

Post date: 6 months 3 weeks ago
Like many organizations hoping to do their part to flatten the COVID19 curve, Acroname has shifted to a work-from-home schedule. To provide team synchronization and alignment of daily activities, as well as bolster our sense of community, we have instituted a daily stand-up, conducted every...

Free 15 minute Q+A on anything USB

Post date: 7 months 2 days ago
At Acroname, we have built up no small amount of expertise in USB standards and functionality. In addition to our off-the-shelf software-controlled USB hubs and switches, we have also helped our clients create custom USB testing solutions. Below is just one example: an automated, rack-mounted...

Life is irrational!

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago
While everyone knows that tau is the real answer and e is the underlying truth to all natural things, we will celebrate irrationally with $31.41 (10*pi) off a USBHub3+. The USBHub3+ is the world's only desktop, programmable, software controlled USB 3.1 hub. Some might say it is irrational to make...

Scaling MTM functional fixtures - so easy our intern can do it

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago
Replication of testing environments is a known challenge in the Functional Circuit Test world. Wiring an FCT fixture using wire wrap can take hours, and the validation of a tester itself, to ensure simple continuity and function, can take days. Anyone setting up a fixture-based test bench or rack-...

In-field calibration verification - now available for the MTM-DAQ-2

Post date: 7 months 2 weeks ago
Trusted, calibrated equipment is a big deal for our customers. MTM customers are already aware of the DAQ-2 module’s extensive, accurate, precise calibration, as well as our ability to provide certificates of NIST traceable calibration, available at either the time of purchase or as a renewal...

Acroname Family

Post date: 9 months 5 days ago
It's exciting to see the team grow, and there was a lot of growth in 2019. We have a lot of exciting things coming up in 2020, and here's a look at the Acroname team and family that will make it all happen.      


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