Continuity Check helps to ensure that connections to the DUT are secure. Select the parameters that you want to check, and click Criteria to enter the Pass/Fail criteria to which the MEAN value of each parameter will be compared. These settings can be saved, and later recalled for use in subsequent measurements.
Click Utilities then Continuity Check
Continuity Check also appears by default during a VNA Cal and a Differential Crosstalk TRL Cal.
This dialog allows you to test the connection of the DUT before making a measurement. This is useful when using a probe station to make connections.
Reflection, Transmission, Customize Check each box to list the parameters that are available for testing to the specified criteria. Click each parameter (in the highlighted area above) to select for testing. The BOLD parameters are selected.
Pass/Fail indicator (Green box in red ring above).
The MEAN value of each parameter trace is compared to the Min and Max criteria.
Criteria Click to launch the Continuity Check Criteria dialog.
Click Next> when the DUT is connected to your satisfaction.
This dialog is used to establish the Pass/Fail criteria for the Continuity Check.
Note: The MEAN value of each parameter trace, not each data point, is compared to the Min and Max criteria.
Select Choose an existing criteria. If only 'default' exists, click New to create new criteria settings.
New Click to launch the Input New Name dialog. Type a name for the new criteria settings. The name of the settings in the above image is "Reflection".
Delete Removes the selected Criteria settings.
Rename Allows you to rename the selected Criteria through the Input New Name dialog.
Save Click to save the current settings to the selected Criteria.
OK Close the dialog.