A new BGA circuit bridge adapter is said to be a cost-effective means of both upgrading to higher performance devices and testing boards and devices without changing board layouts. The adapter internally bridges the BGA deviceÕs circuitry without any need for board redesign or rework. The adapterÕs board material is 0.062" thick FR-4 with 10 layers, which allows more circuitry to be contained in a smaller space. The solder balls measure 0.020" in diameter.Pricing for a 399-ball BGA circuit bridge adapter starts at $29.50 each/150. Data sheets for the adapters are listed as item number 18082 at the URL listed above. ARIES ELECTRONICS INC., Frenchtown, NJ. (908) 996-6841.