Boundary Scan

Now that your board has moved from prototyping to manufacturing, things are humming along until…there is a snag in manufacturing. Suddenly an entire run of boards is failing for unknown reasons, and you’re already dangerously close to being behind schedule.

Posted on March 18, 2014 in Boundary Scan, JTAG, JTAG Boundary Scan, onTAP, onTAP JTAG Blog

It’s the return of the Gadget Smackdown, brought to you by EE Live!  This year, the SMACKDOWN takes place April 1–3 in the EE Times Fantastical Theater of Engineering Innovation at the San Jose convention Center, where the EE Live! Conference and Expo is being held. The presser for this event encourages anyone who loves […]

Use this function to: Check the fault coverage of your test for a specific fault condition. Insert an open fault without modifying your board or test fixture. Validate that your test is working as expected. How to Insert Faults 1. Create a file FaultInsert.txt in your test project directory. 2. Add fault declarations to the […]

While not all boundary scan terminology is contained in the guide, there are enough terms to at least acquaint you with some of the most commonly used expressions. BIST: Built-In Self-Test, sometimes controllable via boundary scan BOARD NETLIST: Files that show the connections between devices on a circuit board and the probe access to circuit […]

Many newcomers to JTAG test start their first projects knowing only that boundary scan testing is a requirement for new board design. The specifics of boundary scan, details of test strategy, or expected results are, for many, uncharted territory. In fact, most newcomers to boundary scan testing are uncertain as to what questions to ask […]

Thank you for your interest in onTAP Boundary Scan software.  Please download and install onTAP Boundary Scan Software on your target machine.  Once you install onTAP, open and run the software.  This will generate a license.txt file, which is found in the …\Flynn Systems Corp\onTAP folder.  Please copy this file and e-mail it to  We […]

Flynn Systems Corp (FSC), developer of onTAP Boundary Scan Solutions, and Keyware Technology Co., Ltd. the Chinese software test technology leader in strategies and development of boundary scan and functional test, have established a new strategic relationship.

Posted on August 23, 2010 in Boundary Scan, JTAG, onTAP, onTAP JTAG Blog, Product News

I thought it was important to post something about onTAP being the perfect boundary scan solution for any JTAG user, but especially those in budget critical situations after some weekend reading brought me across a couple of articles in Electronics Weekly about boundary scan useage and budgetary demands.  One article from April 28, 2010 titled Boundary Scan […]

Posted on July 29, 2010 in Boundary Scan, JTAG, JTAG Boundary Scan, onTAP, Press Releases

Nashua, NH July, 2010 – Flynn Systems Corp (FSC), developer of onTAP Boundary Scan Solutions, and Solution Sources Programming (SSP), the test technology leader in strategies and development of Benchtop Boundary Scan, ICT, and Functional Test, have established a new strategic relationship. Flynn Systems’ has made Solution Sources Programming, Inc. their new onTAP JTAG  Boundary Scan […]

When you purchase any onTAP Boundary Scan Software license, we are giving you the option to add another license to your package for FREE*. That’s right, FREE. Buy a development seat for the lab, or an MTO for manufacturing, and get another one for a co-worker. You have your choice of an MTO or DLL.