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TR518FE and TR518FR MDAs to be Phase Out and Replaced by the TR518 SII


TR518FE and TR518FR MDAs to be Phase Out and Replaced by the TR518 SII
Test Research, Inc. announced a plan to discontinue the company’s TR 518FE & TR518FR Manufacturing Defects Analyzer (MDA) systems on December 31, 2012. In service for over 20 years, the TR518 Series has built up the largest MDA installed base in the world. While production of the TR518FE and TR518FR and will be discontinued, product support and service will continue to be offered by TRI for an additional 3 years.

Replacing the TR518FE and TR518FR, the TR518 SII offers the same legendary quality of the workhorse TR518 product family. Additionally, the TR518 SII provides a more powerful test platform, faster test speed , and the flexibility to develop a wider range of analog test solutions alongside upgraded OS compatibility and a convenient USB interface.

TRI would like to sincerely thank the thousands of manufacturers around the world that have placed their trust in TRI’s ability to continually provide the best electrical test solutions via the TR518FR and TR518FR MDAs throughout the past two decades. The company looks forward to writing the next chapter of this product line’s unbelievable success story with the TR518 SII. To learn more about the TR518 SII or the entire range TRI’s PCBA electrical test solutions—MDA, ICT & FCT— visit our global website at  or contact a sales representative at .
About TRI
TRI offers the industry’s only one-stop solution for PCBA test and inspection solutions. From Solder Paste Inspection (SPI), Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) and Automated X-ray Inspection (AXI) systems to Manufacturing Defect Analyzers (MDA), In-Circuit test (ICT), and Functional Test (FCT) solutions, TRI provides the most cost-effective solutions to meet the widest range of test and inspection requirements. Established in 1989 in Taipei, Taiwan, TRI is an ISO 9001 certified publicly-traded company. Learn more at .