Datest: 30 years of testing and test engineering utilizing in-circuit, flying probe, boundary scan, and functional platforms. Also AXI/2D/3D x-ray, CT-scan failure analysis, and bonepile rehab of functional/field failures.

Consultant / Service Provider, Manufacturer

Based in Fremont, CA, Datest is an ISO9001- and AS9100-certified provider of advanced, integrated PCBA testing and inspection services, serving the CM/EMS as well as the OEM community since 1984. We offer in-circuit testing (ICT) and test development (hardware and software) for all major ICT platforms (Agilent 3070, GenRad, and Teradyne). We augment ICT with SPEA Flying Probe testing, Agilent 5DX and Dage Ruby 2D X-ray with X-Plane Technology, benchtop boundary scan, and functional testing

Test is our business...our ONLY business. You require unique priorities and test solutions as technology advances. Our business is to identify your requirements and develop test strategies with unique specialized options, allowing you the flexibility and coverage needed to meet your test goals.

We do NOT provide an off-the-shelf product for a problem that requires a unique solution.  Nor do we settle for mediocre coverage when it takes more to attain better. Working with this core belief, our professional engineering staff develops these unique options that have become and still are becoming, benchmarks of the test industry.

PCBA testing and inspection services

Datest Postings

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Dispute Resolution

Are you an OEM locked in a quality-related dispute with your CM?  Or are you a CM trying to resolve quality-related disputes with your OEM? Welcome to Switzerland!  Come to Datest.  We offer powerful x-ray tools in a n...


Analytical Services

New in 2015!  Datest now offers the following services: Scanning Acoustic Microscopy (C-SAM) Analysis X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) Fourier Transform Infrared Spectr...

Test Equipment

PCB Reverse Engineering Service

Datest can rebuild CAD files and board data from printed circuit boards (PCBs) and printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs). Reverse engineering is ideal for producing PCB/PCBAs without CAD files or other board data. It also is useful for updat...

Design Services

Test statistics, failure and trend reporting

Datest supplies serialized pass/fail test data, as well as detailed failure disposition reports....

Test Equipment

BGA removal, replacement and reballing

Datest features the DEN-ON RD500 Series 3 BGA Rework System....

Rework & Repair Equipment

Troubleshooting and rework of failed PCBAs

We are experts at troubleshooting! Test pricing includes troubleshooting, rework and re-test....

Test Equipment

PCBA "Bonepile" Rehabilitation Service

Our engineers use test engineering hardware and software resources to map out a plan to bring boards "back to life". Skilled technicians troubleshoot, rework and restore assemblies to operational status that previously failed a custom...

Test Equipment

Installation & Verification

We can either deliver completed fixtures and programs to the customer's designated manufacturing site, or keep them at Datest to test future production.  We have no preference:  We do whatever the customer prefers....

Test Equipment

Fixture Design & Manufacturing

We design ICT fixtures for 5 different platforms as well as functional test fixtures....

Test Equipment

Goepel Boundary Scan Development & Test

Integrated Flying Probe Configuration: Goepel CASCON GALAXY integrated with SPEA 4060 ICT configuration:  Keysight (Agilent) x1149 Benchtop Configuration: Goepel CASCON GALAXY Asset SCANWORKS...

Test Equipment

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69 news releases »

Datest Receives GLOBAL Technology Award for New High Energy CT Service

Nov 22, 2021 | Datest is pleased to announce that it received a 2021 GLOBAL Technology Award in the category of Test Services for its High Energy CT Service. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021 during productronica in Munich, Germany.

Datest's New High Energy CT Service Receives a 2021 Mexico Technology Award

Nov 03, 2021 | Datest is pleased to announce that it received a 2021 Mexico Technology Award in the category of Test Services for its High Energy CT Service. The award was announced during a ceremony that took place Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 during SMTA International in Minneapolis, MN.

Datest Is a Five Time Winner of the Service Excellence Awards

Apr 08, 2021 | Datest received the 2021 CIRCUITS ASSEMBLY Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings. The award was announced during a special online awards ceremony on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. This is the fifth time that Datest has received this award in the Test Laboratories category.

New technical partnership announced between Datest and ASTERTechnologies

Dec 01, 2020 | Datest is pleased to announce a new technical partnership with ASTER Technologies, based in Cesson-Sevigne, France. ASTER Technologies is the leading supplier of board-level test ability and test coverage analysis tools.

Datest to Showcase Test and Analysis Services during SMTAI Virtual Expo

Sep 01, 2020 | Datest announces that it will exhibit in the SMTA International Virtual Conference & Expo. The Live Virtual Exposition is scheduled to take place Sept. 28-30, 2020. Datest will showcase its CT Scanning, Flying Probe Testing, and Failure Analysis Services.

Datest to increase capacity, throughput and flexibility with acquisition of a second SPEA 4060

Jun 24, 2020 | Datest is acquiring a second SPEA 4060 to increase capacity and throughput. The new machine features the Leonardo OS2 Operating System. As a result, Datest now has the capability to create and debug programs in both the Leonardo OS1 on its existing SPEA 4060, as well as OS2 programs. New offline programming workstations also will add to the company's test throughput flexibility.

Robert Boguski to Present New Developments in Digital CT at the SMTA Intermountain Expo & Tech Forum

Feb 18, 2020 | Datest announces that the company’s president, Robert Boguski will present at the SMTA Intermountain (Boise) Expo & Tech Forum, scheduled to take place Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at Boise State University - Jordan ABC Room in Idaho. Boguski will present “New Developments in Digital Computed Tomography (CT) for Nondestructive Failure Analysis of PCBFs/PCBAs.” Datest also will be an exhibitor and is the tote bag sponsor at the expo.

Datest Receives 4th Service Excellence Award for Test Laboratory Services

Feb 06, 2020 | Datest has been awarded a 2020 Circuits Assembly Service Excellence Award (SEA) for its outstanding customer ratings, as judged by its own customers. Datest was selected for the Test Laboratories category. This is Datest’s fourth Service Excellence Award.

Datest to Exhibit and Sponsor the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo & Tech Forum

Nov 25, 2019 | Datest announces that it will exhibit at the SMTA Silicon Valley Expo, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 at the Bestronics Box Build Facility in San Jose, CA. Datest is sponsoring the tote bags and refreshment breaks. The event is free to attend and includes a complimentary lunch. Event speakers will present on topics related to Industry 4.0, 5G Technology, Component/System Reliability and Cleaning, and their implications for advanced manufacturing. There will be a gathering for students and young professionals (SYPs) interested in electronics manufacturing as a career path. Representatives from the engineering departments at San Jose State University (SJSU) and Santa Clara University (SCU) also will be on hand to discuss current research, internships, and career opportunities.

Datest Wins 5th Global Technology Award for Test Services

Nov 13, 2019 | Datest announces that it was awarded a 2019 Global Technology Award in the category of Test Services for its Imaging and Failure Analysis Services for Colleges and Universities. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 ceremony that took place during productronica in Munich, Germany. This is the fifth time that the company has received this award in the Test Services category.

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