What’s the difference between 2 and 4 wire testing?

2 and 4 wire testing

This article offers an explanation of what 2-wire and 4-wire resistance testing is, and explains when each method would be the most appropriate technique. Written by Jo Bimson, Principal Systems Engineer at MK Test Systems. Introduction Most automatic harness test systems offer 2-wire or 4-wire resistance measurement capabilities.  Some systems also offer dual-wire measurements, offering…

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How to control MKAT Runner software using a remote device

The MKAT Runner software can be controlled with a remote device on the same network, via a web browser.  This quick guide shows you how to achieve this in just a few steps.  Article written by Chris de Vere Moss, Software Test Engineer at MK Test Systems. How to control MKAT Runner software using a…

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Jason Evans announced as Managing Director of MK Test Systems

Jason Evans MD

11th January 2023 – MK Test Systems, a leading global provider of automated electrical test solutions to the aerospace, defence and rail industries, is pleased to announce Jason Evans as its new Managing Director.   Jason Evans has been Sales Director and member of the senior leadership team at MK Test Systems for 20 years…

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‘Year in Industry’ Student Placement

Student placement

Overview MK Test Systems, based in Wellington, Somerset (near Taunton), designs and manufactures Automated Test Equipment (ATE) for the Aerospace, Rail and Oil & Gas industries. With over 30 years of experience in the testing field and systems deployed with the biggest manufactures of aircraft and trains throughout the world, we have built a reputation…

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Developer in Test Engineer

Developer in test engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Developer in Test Engineer at our Wellington, Somerset (UK) HQ. If you have suitable experience and skills, then we’d like to hear from you. Location: This is a hybrid role involving an office / home split averaging 2-3 days per week in our head office – ATE House,…

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FAQ: What does ExLRT Record Mode do?

A. ExLRT Record Mode

ExLRT (part number XLR-9703-01) is the lightweight, intrinsically safe loop resistance tester approved by Boeing.  It now has ExLRT Record Mode which records measurements, eliminating the risk of human error caused by manual record-taking.  This article explains what that means and how operators and organisations can benefit from it. Record Mode is easily accessed within…

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RTS scores hat-trick win at 2022 Elektra Awards

MK Test Systems latest product RTS has won its third prize of the year at the 2022 Elektra Awards.  RTS is an innovative modular high speed wire harness test system.   RTS was awarded highly commended in the Test Product of the Year category at the Elektra Awards ceremony.  The awards ceremony was held in…

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BLRT and BLTU FAQs

Widget BLTU FAQs

We’re growing this BLRT and BLTU FAQs article – it’s still very new and looking a bit bare! Please get in touch with us with your BLRT and BLTU questions and we can help make this article a useful source of information for the future. How do I login to the BLTU or BLTU4? Once…

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Production Technician

We currently have a vacancy for a Production Technician at our Wellington, Somerset (UK) HQ. If you have suitable experience and skills, then we’d like to hear from you. Location: This role is based at our head office, ATE House in Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9AD. Full / part time: Full time – 38hr working week,…

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How EV testing requirements are changing as the market develops

Widget EV Testing Requirements

In a short space of time, the development of electric vehicles has been significant.  This article, written by MK Test Systems Sales Manager Graham Andrews, looks at how EV testing requirements are evolving as a result. The rapid changes in the EV market In a short space of time, the development of eVehicles has been…

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