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OEM VME Repair



Alimar also offers a mixed OEM VME repair program. Boards that are deemed defective for a variety of reasons can be tested and troubleshoot on a per board, or contract basis. Currently we have had a 90% success rate in repairing various VME boards including the Interphase 5211 FDDI card,

Basic fees do apply to the process:

Generally a 'bench fee' is charged regardless of the work performed. If the board is un-repairable you are only charged the bench fee. If the board is indeed repairable the bench fee is waived and you will be charged according to the work that has been performed.

There are certain boards that do have a set price. We have a 'mean price' policy and each client knows prior to worked being performed what their cost is going to be. There are no hidden charges, as we strive to have a transparent process.

The diagnostic process generally takes 24-48 hours to complete. Basic repairs with in-house parts are returned in 1-2 weeks after receipt of the product. Parts that we do not have in stock come from AS5553 compliant sources, and these repairs can take between 3-4 weeks depending on complexity. Our VME repair staff take great pride in the efficiency and try to have most parts available in stock.

All service components are purchased under a Lockheed Martin reviewed AS5553 Counterfeit Avoidance & Detection plan. As a critical parts supplier to Lockheed Martin, we are certified as AS5553 compliant for spare parts and repair services. This affirms that all components are purchased through reputable, stringently monitored sources.

We have on occasion had to rework boards that had been 'repaired' by others and the people who perform our repairs take great personal pride in their abilities, which enable us to return boards in a equivalent to new condition.

Such repairs a conducted in a clean room environment with the highest standards of ESD protection available.

If you are interested in having a board repaired or quoted, please contact via or contact him by phone (603) 679-2990


MVME Chassis Front   HP VME Repair 1  HP VME Repair 2     xray


Boards that we have successfully repaired will carry a warranty directly from us. Once we have repaired a VME board we fully stand by the repair involved. 

Typical repair or rework tasks include:

 -Remove and replace most components including SMT, Through-Hole and Press Fit connectors.
 -X-Ray and video microscope equipment for inspection and failure analysis.
    -Dage XD6500 X-Ray.
    -Hirox video inspection microscope with BGA lens.
 -Lead-free and tin/lead processing.
 -Remove and replace a BGA with a new part.
 -Remove, re-ball and replace BGAs due to wrong polarity or bad connections.
 -Remove a BGA, modify board circuitry to add, change or delete connections, re-ball and replace the BGA.
 -Recover high value components (BGAs, QFPs, connectors, etc.) from scrap boards and refurbish for use in assembly or rework.
-BGA reballing services.
    -Convert between lead-free and tin/lead.
    -Recover valuable parts for rework or assembly operations.
-Solder masking repair.
    -We have developed a unique process for solder masking repair or modification. The results are seamless with excellent cosmetic appearance that will hold up to  reflow and other processing. This can be done on BGAs and bare or populated PCBs.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, or would like a formal quote on your repair project.

Please contact or contact him by phone (603) 679-2990

Motorola's line of VMEbus products using PowerPC® architecture-compatible processors expands the boundaries for functionality and performance in the VMEbus market. What differentiates this product family is our PowerPlus Architecture. Based on in-house application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) designed for exclusive use in our products, our boards offer unprecedented levels of system performance. This is accomplished by addressing three critical areas: optimizing processor and cache performance, minimizing memory bottlenecks and optimizing system I/O throughput.

Boards repaired include: BC637VME GPS TC & FREQ PROCESSOR repair Interphase 5211 FDDI, HP A4979A repair, HP 743i repair,



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