PLT-300A: The new standard in factory programming and test automation.

Production Line Tool for Linux (added on 9/16)

Programmable Power to your device under test (1.8V, 3.3V, 5V, variable up to 24V).

Secure connection to your cloud backend via PLTcloud.

your Linux or 32-bit device use JTAG, SWD, UART, USB or directly flash microSD cards, verified support for loads of MCU targets.

Aircraft-grade aluminum enclosure tough, lightweight, and highly recyclable.

Digital Multimeter (DMM) functionality controlled by software.

PLT-OS is hardened Linux distribution purpose built for the production line.

Simple

Manufacturing is not easy and we designed the PLT-300A to be intuitive for the line manager setting it up and the operator using it, wherever they may be on the planet. Our efforts were recognized with a product design award from iF.

Secure

The PLT-300A is certified by the ioXt Alliance, a global device-level certification created by industry leaders to improve the security of IoT hardware.

Sustainable

Through our support of Climate Neutral we measure, reduce, and offset all carbon emitted to make PLTs and maintain the PLTcloud backend. We are working hard to reduce the environmental cost of all electronic devices with the 10 ways outlined in our Better Devices Manifesto. The PLT-300A relieves pressure to send engineers to distant production site for setup and troubleshooting.








How It Works

General Specification
Features

  • Programmable power supply to 24V
  • Program MCUs via JTAG,SWD, UART, USB
  • Micro SD card flasher
  • Measure voltage, current, resistance, capacitance
  • UART communication
  • BLE Low-Level(LL) and GATT commands
  • CAN bus communication
  • 1 TB solid-state drive (SSD)
  • Cloud-based firmware deployment
  • Automated cloud reports
  • Barcode scanner support
  • NFC tag writer support
  • Label printer support
  • HDMI display port
Applications

  • Firmware programming
  • Device provisioning
  • In-circuit testing
  • Finished goods testing
  • Production logging


Power


Input power: 100~240VAC,50-60Hz
Supply Voltages: 1.8V,3.3V, SV, Variable 1.5~24V(up to 2A each)





Electrical Measurements

The PLT-300A can connect with up to 45 analog test points (13 are directly connected to the multimeter circuit and the rest are routed through MUX circuits to the multimeter).

Measurement Range Accuracy
Voltage -10V~10V +/-5%
Current 0.2μA~2A +/-5%
Resistance 0.1Ω~60MΩ +/-4%
Capacitance 1pF~66mF +/-5%
Frequency 0.1Hz~66MHz +/-2%
Firmware Programming

  • ESP32
  • nRF52
  • nRF91
  • STM32

Comprehensive supported microcontroller list can be found in the PLT Support Center(plt.bcdevices.com).


Logic Measurements

The PLT-300A can connect with up to 48 digital test points (15 are directly connected to the internal processors and the rest are routed through MUX circuits).


UART Testing

  • 2 UART channels
  • Speed: 300bps ~ 1Mbps
  • Flow control: Xon/Xoff, DTR/CTS

Supported Label Printers

  • Zebra GX430t
  • Zebra QLn220

Refer to PLT Support Center(plt.bcdevices.com) for a complete list of supported label printers.

Rear Connectors

  • AC Power - IEC 320 C13
  • SWD - 6-pin TC2030-IDC
  • DUT Power - 8-pin Molex Micro-Fit
  • DUT Signal - HD78
  • DUT USB - USB-C
  • CAN bus - 2x wire terminal
  • USB Peripherals - 4x USB-A
  • Ethernet - RJ45 Cat6a
  • Display - HDMI

CAN Bus Testing

CAN Bus standards are supported by the PLT-300A:

CAN 2.0A 11-bit
CAN 2.08 29-bit
IS0-11898-1 -
IS0-11898-2 1Mbps
IS0-11898-3 40kbps - 125kbps
IS0-11898-4 -
IS0-11898-5 1Mbps
IS0-11898-6 1Mbps

IMPORTANT NOTE: Additional test points and test capabilities can be accommodated via customized pogo pin cassettes.


Security

PLT-300A includes a Secure Element to protect the integrity of the connection with PLTCloud. All communication with PLTcloud, including the deployment of firmware and reporting of test results, are protected using TLS1.2 mutual authentication.

Supported Scanners

  • Zebra (Symbol) LS2208 (1D)
  • Zebra (Symbol) LS4208 (1D)
  • Zebra (Symbol) DS2208 (2D) Micro-Fit
  • Zebra (Symbol) DS6708 (2D)
  • Zebra (Symbol) DS8108 (2D)

Refer to the PLT Support Center (plt.bcdevices.com) for a complete list of supported scanners.


Dimensions & Weight

  • 2U format for rack mounting
  • 355mm x 251mm x 87mm (feet add 14mm to the height)
  • 3.2 kg (4.7 kg with cables and packaging)


Front Connectors

  • USB Peripherals - 2x USB-A
  • SD Card - microSD push-push slot


Packaging

Package includes PLT-300A, AC power cord,Cat6 ethernet cable.

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