SparkFun has built it's 250,000 product, so we decided to show people how we test every board with pogo pins and test jigs.
SparkFun has produced a quarter million widgets! We built our 250,000 widget sometime last week. Some people are surprised to hear that we test every single unit. Yep. On top of that, production is currently working at greater than 98% success rates. They're killing it! Beat that, Apple.
Pete Lewis has posted a new tutorial on testing with bed-of-nails and pogo pins to show the world how SparkFun does it. We didn't take this class in college, so we're really just making it up as we go along. We hope you can learn something from it!
Remember, creating a widget is just a small part of the process. Figuring out how to build it quickly and test it efficiently is over half the battle.