MagicSuite" Software Upgrade Announced By Everett Charles Technologies

Pomona, California, October 22, 2001 - Everett Charles Technologies introduces powerful new features in it's MagicSuite 5.3 software release. Upgrade additions such as improved support for combination Grid and Prober test, the addition of automatic and/or manual control of test coverage, and comprehensive on-line help, continue to advance the capability of this powerful software tool. MagicSuite 5.3 also features expanded support for atg testers to include Exaline Series 1 and larger format automated testers, as well as MD4 quad density grid.

The powerful Windows® NT programs are offered in two versions: MAGIC SUITE ValuGrid® for ECT and atg testers and MAGIC SUITE" Universal for other test platforms. The Universal package customizes fixtures for specific ATE models and guides the designer through user-configurable automatic processing steps. This program also creates fixtures for special-purpose systems including dedicated and hybrid grid technologies. MAGICSUITE ValuGrid serves to develop fixtures and test strategies for ECT testers or systems from atg. The ValuGrid program facilitates cutting-edge fixture/tester performance through its tight integration of test data, fixtures and equipment - all from a single industry resource.

Everett Charles Technologies is a leading manufacturer of electrical test products and services, including semiconductor test products, bare-board automatic test systems, Pogo® test contacts, and bare and loaded PCB test fixtures. Manufacturing, service, and support facilities are ISO registered with locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has been awarded numerous patents and has contributed to industry standards across the spectrum of production test. For additional information, please contact Ellen Santoni, Corporate Communications, at Everett Charles Technologies; 700 East Harrison Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767; (909) 625-9357; FAX (909) 625-9395. ECT is located on the World Wide Web at


Media Contacts:

Ellen Santoni, Everett Charles Technologies
(909) 625-9357 [email protected]

Patricia Rosenberg, Rosenberg Public Relations
(714) 953-2975 [email protected]