Company Profile

About Marvin Test Solutions, Inc.

Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. (formerly Geotest - Marvin Test Systems, Inc.) is a global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment, software and automated test solutions for the electronics industry. Marvin Test Solutions’ products and services include PXI chassis and instruments, Test Executive and development software (ATEasy), test systems and integration services. Marvin Test Solutions’ customers include fortune 500 companies in the military, aerospace, semiconductor, communications, medical, and industrial market segments.
Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. building in Irvine, CA.


Overview

A subsidiary of the Marvin Group, Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. is a global producer of PXI and PC-Based test equipment and test solutions. Located in Irvine, California and with a worldwide network of distributors and representatives, Marvin Test Solutions is an ISO-9001 company producing hundreds of products for the electronics test industry.

Our portfolio of PXI, PC and GPIB based products address a wide range of automated-test applications and includes the broadest offering of "smart" PXI chassis and PXI digital instrumentation in the industry. And our ATEasy software offers the industry’s only integrated test executive and test development software framework specifically designed for test and measurement applications.

Since 1988, we’ve provided our customers with a head start in thousands of military, aerospace, semiconductor, communications, medical, and industrial applications. Whether you need test and measurement hardware, application development software, integration services, or turnkey systems, Marvin Test Solutions can give you head start on the road to a successful solution. (Corporate Brochure)

About the Marvin Group

The Marvin Group’s operating companies include Aerospace Dynamics International, Marvin Engineering Company, Marvin Land Systems, and Marvin Test Solutions, which collaboratively support the efforts of various programs within the military and commercial aerospace sectors. (The Marvin Group Brochure)

Products and Services

Marvin Test Solutions develops and manufactures off-the-shelf and custom products and solutions for automated test, research, design and manufacturing applications. Our products include:
ATEasy - a versatile test executive and software framework for test, measurement, and data acquisition applications. ATEasy makes it easy to create and maintain test applications by providing virtually every tool you need to develop and maintain software components—from instrument drivers to complex test programs to customizable test executives.
 
A broad line of 3U and 6U PXI chassis, instrumentation and controllers. With over 20 different chassis configurations, our Smart PXI chassis product line offers the industry’s widest selection and options for slot configurations, UUT interface options, system power, and embedded / external controller options.
 
High- speed and static 3U and 6U PXI digital I/O instrumentation. Offering test rates to 200 MHz and programmable logic levels of -10 V to +15 volts, our digital products feature the highest performance and most cost effective PXI digital test solutions in the industry.
 
Innovative PXI analog instrumentation. Marvin Test Solutions’ PXI instruments include DC and AC sources, a precision reference / standards module, high performance counter / timers, a multi-function RF analyzer, and high power / dual channel user power supplies. These instrument offerings, when combined with ATEasy, our chassis and other PXI component enable our customers to create and deliver compact, high performance test solutions for mixed signal and digital test application.
 
3U and 6U PXI switching cards including matrix, multiplexer, and RF multiplexer configurations. All Marvin Test Solutions switch cards feature easy to use, reliable, and integration friendly, D-sub style interface connectors – a feature unique to Marvin Test Solutions PXI switch cards.
 
Cost-effective replacements for legacy instrumentation. Marvin Test Solutions offers a line of 100% form-fit-function replacements for pulse, function, and arbitrary waveform generators originally supplied by HP and Wavetek – extending the life cycle for aerospace/defense test systems and test program sets (TPSs).
 
Rugged testers for flight-line and field use. Marvin Test Solutions has designed and delivered a variety of specialized test products and systems for military customers. Products include the portable and flight-line qualified MTS-206 which supports the U.S. Air Force’s Maverick Missile System. Marvin Test Solutions also offers the MTS-207, a commercial version of the MTS-206 which can be customized for specific flight line and I-Level test applications.

Other products and services include:
Turn-Key systems and pre-configured functional test platforms for commercial and military applications. The Marvin Test Solutions Systems Division has created turnkey test systems for applications such as digital cellular, telecom, video, geophysical, industrial, transportation, aircraft platforms and weapons systems. And our pre-configured PXI-based platforms offer customers outstanding value and focused solutions for mixed-signal and avionics applications.
 
Test system design, fabrication and integration services. Our systems test division can supply Test Requirements Document (TRD) and Test Program Set (TPS) development; Interface Test Adapter (ITA) fabrication; documentation creation (operation and maintenance); and operator training.

When you buy the Marvin Test Solutions brand, you get more than a great product; you get the satisfaction of knowing that you can count on us should you ever need technical assistance. Our Customer Technical Support (CTS) team of test and application engineers strives to solve most issues within 24 hours and when you need instant help, we offer our Web-based M@GIC environment that provides 24x7 access to support services, an online knowledge base, and access to the collective knowledge of Marvin Test Solutions’ support, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, and sales organization. Marvin Test Solutions is committed to your ongoing success with a support structure that includes staffing, calibration services, training, spares support and more. (Customer Service Brochure)

Whether you need to test individual devices, electronic subassemblies or an entire system, our team is focused on providing the highest quality products, solutions and services.

Application Development Environments for PXI Products

Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. is committed to supporting a range of application development environments for its PXI product line. Starting with our initial introduction of PXI products in 1999, we have made it a product policy to support both textual and graphical programming environments. For virtually all of our PXI products, it is standard policy to support drivers for a variety of development environments including ATEasy, Microsoft C and C++, Microsoft Visual BASIC, and National Instrument’s CVI and LabVIEW products. For specific driver support, please feel free to contact our Customer Technical Services Team at 1-949-263-2222 or toll free at 1-888-837-8297.

Corporate Information

Address:
Marvin Test Solutions, Inc.
1770 Kettering
Irvine, CA
92614-5616
Remit To:
Marvin Test Solutions, Inc.
Accounts Payable
1770 Kettering
Irvine, CA
92614-5616

Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code: 056D8

Our Money-Back Guarantee

We offer a 30-day money-back guarantee on all Marvin Test Solutions products. If you are not completely satisfied with the quality, workmanship, suitability of the product for your application, or for any other reason, you may return it within 30 days of the date of purchase.

Our Warranty

To ensure reliable and consistent performance, all Marvin Test Solutions products are manufactured using the highest quality materials and superior workmanship. If any product is defective in material or workmanship, we will repair or replace it free of charge within one year of the date of the purchase.

Our Long-Term Support Policy

Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. is a member of the Marvin Group of companies. The Marvin Group is a major military/aerospace supplier established in 1963 and the largest U.S. producer of Alternate Mission Equipment (AME). Marvin Test Solutions, Inc. specializes in the design and manufacture of PXI Based test products, solutions, and systems. As a test equipment supplier to the Department of Defense (DoD) and FMS customers, Marvin Test Solutions complies with long-term support requirements for all its test products and systems. Instruments and systems manufactured by Marvin Test Solutions in the early 1990’s are still being used worldwide and are fully supported by Marvin Test Solutions.

Our long-term support policy for the COTS test products we design and manufacture is as follows:
  1. Production availability for Marvin Test Solutions' products is guaranteed for a period of no less than 10 years from the date the product is first shipped. While the guarantee is for a period of 10 years minimum, our goal is for a minimum of 15 years and to-date, we have rarely discontinued a product prior to the 15 year mark.*
  2. Support for all Marvin Test Solutions products is guaranteed for a period of no less than 7 years from the date the product is discontinued. Unlike other COTS vendors, we do not stop at the 7 year mark but will continue to support the product as long as this is possible. To-date, we have not stopped supporting any product we have produced.*
*The above policy does not apply to 3rd party products offered by Marvin Test Solutions.

RoHS/WEEE

Marvin Test Solutions operates as an environmentally-friendly and responsible company and all PXI products are fully RoHS/WEEE compliant.

Our Customers

Marvin Test Solutions' customers range from design engineering firms to system integrators with our hardware, software, and test systems being deployed world-wide for a variety of functional test solutions. Our customer base includes governments, armed forces, aerospace companies, and industrial/commercial firms. An abbreviated customer list includes:
Aerospace: Aerospatiale
Allied Signal 
BAE Systems
Boeing North American
Honeywell
Hughes Aircraft
Hughes Missile Systems 
L-3 Communication
Litton Systems
Lockheed-Martin
Loral
Northrop Grumman
Orbital Sciences
Raytheon Systems
Teledyne Controls
TRW
Texas Instruments
U.S. Airways
Semiconductor: Analog Devices
ESS Technology
Harris Corporation
Lattice Semiconductor
Linear Technology
Motorola
National Semiconductor
Philips Semiconductors
Schlumberger
Samsung
Medical: GE Medical
Medtronic
Welch Allyn
Automotive: General Motors
Visteon Automotive Systems
Telecom: ADC Telecommunications
AT&T
Com Dev Wireless
LXE Inc.
Nokia
Sony Trans Com
Tellabs Wireless, Inc.
Trimble Navigation
Industrial & Computer Agilent Technologies
Analogic Corporation
Crane Hydro-Aire
Delco Automotive
Eastman Kodak
Elbit Systems
General Electric
Halliburton Energy Services
IBM
Lexmark
Life Fitness
Polaroid Corporation
Square-D Company
Tektronix
Teradyne
Westinghouse Elect. Systems
Xerox Corporation
United States Postal Service

Industry Awards and Achievements

Industry publications have acknowledged Marvin Test Solutions’ innovative and technology leading products. Over the past 15 years, Marvin Test Solutions has been a recipient of multiple awards for software and hardware products.
2008 Best in Test Honorable Mention - GX1034
GX1034
NASA Tech Brief's Product of the Month - ATEasy
ATEasy (7.0)
2006 Best in Test Honorable Mention - GC2200 Counter Timer
GC2200 Counter
2005 Best in Test Honorable Mention - GX5280 DIO
GX5280 DIO
2004 Best in Test Award Winner - GX7100
GX7100
2003 Evaluation Engineering Readers Choice Finalist - GX7100
GX7100
2002 Evaluation Engineering Readers Choice - ATEasy
ATEasy (4.0)
2001 Best in Test Honorable Mention - ATEasy
ATEasy (3.0)
1996 Best in Test Honorable Mention - GT50 DIO
GT50 DIO
1994 Best in Test Award Winner - GTXI Chassis
GTXI Chassis
1992 Best in Test Honorable Mention - ATEasy
ATEasy (3.0)