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Russell Blake | May 01, 2017

5 Considerations for Designing Successful High-Channel-Count Systems

If you are considering performing tests and acquiring data from a complex, large structure, like a space capsule or aircraft, then you will most likely acquire data from a high-channel count system that has hundreds or even thousands of acquisition channels. A solution designed for less than a hundred channels will not just easily scale by simply adding more channels. There are many considerations beyond just adding more channels when designing, testing, and deploying successful high-channel-count systems. Let’s look at five best practices that you will consider during the design phase of the project and take advantage of throughout the life of the test system.

Russell Blake | March 24, 2017

A Beginner's Road Map to Communicating Test Requirements

Maximize Your Test System Development: Optimize Your Performance, Reliability and Usability by Starting with Good Requirements

Whether you are developing your own system or have decided to outsource your test system design, your requirements are crucial to the outcome of your system. Our goal is to get you thinking at a high level about what to consider when communicating your requirements

Ralph Hutson | February 20, 2017

Read Our Quick Checklist: Deciding to Create or Outsource Your Test System

One single decision can influence many future actions involving your company’s test systems: should you make your next test system internally or look to an outside company for turnkey test system designs? If you’re a test engineering manager, you know this is a challenging decision in today’s market and likely affects the future of your company’s test team. 

Our quick checklist may help make the decision to create in-house or outsource your next test and measurement system.

James Duvall | February 13, 2017

How G Systems Designs Clear, Concise NI TestStand Reports

A test is only as useful as the results it produces. Comprehensive National Instruments’ TestStand sequences may generate reports that are hundreds of pages long. This blog examines the default NI TestStand reports and demonstrate several simple steps G Systems has perfected to convert your encyclopedic report into something concise and easy-to-read.