|Picture||When to Use||Strengths||Weakness|
|Traditional Harness Board with On Board Components||For high volume, low-mix manufacturing when a harness board will be dedicated to a tester.|| || |
|Near Board Components||For high and low-mix manufacturing, allowing easy maintenance and sharing of test connectors and their removal before board storage.||All of the above plus: || |
|Above Board Components||For high-mix manufacturing. |
For quick repair and replacement of components.
|All of the above plus: || |
|Grid Board Components||For quick-response manufacturing from prototyping and lead production, through volume production using one system.||Above Board strengths plus: || |
|Screw/Screwless Transition Boards*||For test connectors that are only to be removed for maintenance.|| || |
*For transition between testers and test connectors on harness boards.