Other Features


Systems use Stylus™* software to improve ease of use, match the needs of both engineering and production environments, and to simplify code development and to manage test insertions. The software is supported by a full test-method library and debugging features, allowing all users to easily create desired test flows and coverage. Expert users have the added capability to develop and modify test methods using C/C++ and extensive application programming interfaces (APIs).

The SLATE™ user interface on the MPT3000 features engineering, maintenance and operator modes. It is optimized for asynchronous single-DUT testing in high-volume production.

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    Stylus is a trademark of Advantest Corporation.

Engineering Thermal Chamber

The latest PCIe 5.0 is enabling higher data transfer rates and promise to boost the performance new generation of devices.
With higher speed and performance NVMe SSDs, more heat dissipation are expected on the controller and components on the SSDs.

Therefore, in order to precisely validate and test Gen5 SSDs in a better controlled environment, Advantest is offering an Engineering Thermal Chamber to handle reliability thermal cycling of SSDs.
Integrated with MPT3000 Gen5 ES3 system, the Engineering Thermal Chamber can precisely control temperature up to ±3ºC over a temperature range from -10ºC to +85ºC.

This full turn key solution, enables you to optimize lab space and test more efficiently, whether it is for burn-in, baking or thermal cycle testing.
Engineering Thermal Chamber is designed to handle all types of form factors, ranging from M.2 to U.3, AIC adaptor as well as EDSFF.

Various Thermal Solutions for All SSD test segmentations

MPT3000 Automation Solution using VGEM

The MPT3000 supports SECS/GEM(*) SEMI standards automation via Advantest's VGEM interface solution.

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    SEMI Equipment Communications Standard / Generic Equipment Model (SECS/GEM) is a communication and control protocol developed by SEMI.


  • VGEM (Virtual GEM) is integrated with Advantest equipment to provide a SECS/GEM solution for high volume manufacturing (HVM)
  • Enables factory SECS/GEM host to collect data & track production events
  • SEMI Standards support: E5, E30, E40, E90, E39, E37-95, E37.1-95, E122-0703
  • GEM compliant: independently verified by 3rd party
  • Robust set of SECS/GEM messages for HVM
  • Tool Event & Data Collection, state models
  • Recipe Management
  • Error handling
  • Configurable data collection and event reporting
  • Can be customized to meet specific automation use cases
  • VGEM User Interface (VUI): automation operator interface
    • Load/unload drives
    • Alarms monitoring
    • Hardware control
    • Local control
    • Customizable UI
    • Monitor & display SSD testing status
    • Display control state and equipment processing state
    • Terminal message communication with the SECS/GEM Host
    • Report test results


  • Quickly configure equipment within a SECS/GEM manufacturing environment
  • Reduction of operator input errors - prevents misprocessing
  • Efficient tester recipe management - better material processing