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The following steps provide an example of how to fill out the ATE Vector File Options
Dialog box.
1. Select the tester type with the Tester Type pull-down menu. This field must be set
according to the ATE you are using. Select ispVECTOR.
2. Type in a .isp file name in the Source File field or click Browse. The Open .ISP
File dialog box appears (Figure 3-17). Once you select a file, the path appears in
the Source File field. Type ate2.isp
3. Enter a number in the Maximum Vectors/File field. Obtain a valid number range
from the ATE specifications for whichever tester type you are using. For the
example leave this at the default value of 0.
4. Enter a file base name in the Output File Base field. Type vec.
5. Enter a name in the Header File Name field. Type head (Figure 3-27).
Figure 3-27. Filling in the ATE Vector File Options Dialog Box
6. Click the check box to disable the post bulk erase verify feature.
7. Click the check box to disable the split file feature.
8. Click OK. Check the Messages window for a successful notice and to determine
how many files were generated.
Do not use the Short Pulse option when programming the final
pattern into your devices.
You can open and edit the vector files using any text editor. The vector files now
include markers that delineate the beginning of each device and the end of the chain.
These help to isolate pins for troubleshooting. The dot extensions for vector files are
determined by which type of ATE you used.
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