The ABI BoardMaster 8000 PLUS universal diagnostic system is a uniquely versatile, self-contained and easy-to-use test system. It offers the most comprehensive set of test instruments for fault-finding on almost any kind of PCB. With the full range of instruments and a variety of test methods guaranteeing the best possible fault coverage, the BoardMaster 8000 PLUS provides the ultimate in diagnostic tools.


  • Digital functional test (in- and out-of-circuit)
  • Analogue functional test (ICs and discrete devices)
  • Graphical test generator
  • Live comparison
  • Digital and analogue V-I test
  • Analogue matrix V-I
  • Digital IC identifier
  • EPROM verifier
  • Short locator
  • Digital oscilloscope, digital multimeter, function generator, frequency/event counter, universal I/O
  • TestFlow manager
  • Automated fault-finding sequences
  • Variable power supply

BoardMaster External Case Solution

This product is available in an external case configuration which does not include the computer hardware. Please click here for more information.

PC technical specifications

  • Integral Colour TFT 10.4” LCD
  • Accelerated graphics card
  • DVD+RW/DL drive
  • Intel Dual Core processor
  • 80GB HDD
  • 1GB DDR2 RAM
  • Microsoft XP© / Vista© / 7© included


  • 2x SYSTEM 8 64 channel Board Fault Locator modules (128 channels)
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Analogue IC Tester module
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Multiple Instrument Station module
  • 1x SYSTEM 8 Variable Power Supply module
  • 1x Board Fault Locator cable set
  • 1x Additional Board Fault Locator cable set
  • 1x Analogue IC Tester cable set
  • 1x Multiple Instrument Station cable set
  • 1x Variable Power Supply cable set
  • 1x Automatic out-of-circuit adapter
  • DIL Test Clips: (0.3” gauge – 8, 16, 20, 24 pin; 0.6” gauge – 24, 40 pin)
  • SYSTEM 8 software on CD-ROM

Note: the configuration above can be modified to suit special requirements and applications. Please click here for a review of each individual SYSTEM 8 module that can be combined into the BoardMaster 8000 PLUS. Some existing custom solutions can be viewed here.