Pairing with the SourceMeter instrument family, Keithley Instruments’ Automation Characterization Suite (ACS) Basic Edition component test software performs basic curve tracing and parametric test for component test applications on the device, wafer, or cassette level. The system is targeted for bench-top component test applications that do not require integrated probers, yet still need pulse performance of 1 kW and a measurement resolution of 1 fA. The product also supports switching solutions, LCR meters, and component test fixtures and combines DC I/V testing and C-V measurements. The software provides a library of pre-configured component test routines. Pricing is $4,995.