Hardware Requirements and Vendor Information (hardware-requirements-and-vendor-information)

This topic provides a list of the test equipment that is required for the pen-related tests in the Windows Hardware Lab Kit (HLK), and information about the vendors who stock the listed equipment.

Here's a list of all the required test equipment for completing the Active Pen Tests in the HLK. The images, instructions and examples in Active Pen Tests are based on the original TRIEX tools, but you should be able to run all the tests successfully on TRIEX, Tactile Automation, and ITRI tools and hardware.

Precision Touch Test Tool (PT3)

You can use either one of these tools for precision touch testing.

  • TRIEX/Tactile Precision Touch Test Tool (PT3)
  • ITRI Precision Touch Test Tool (PT3)

Rotation and Acoustic (RA) Tool

You can use either one of these tools for RA testing.

  • TRIEX/Tactile RA Tool
  • ITRI RA Tool

Pen / Stylus Holders and Accessories


Part number Part description Quantity required
TR10974-006 Stylus Rail Assembly, Weight Configuration (Stylus Holder) 1
TR10975-001 RA Mounting Bracket 1
TR10976-001 PT3 Mounting Bracket 1
TR10989-001 Stylus Force Test Tool 1
TR10988-001 Stackable Weight, 1 gram 2 (optional)
TR10988-005 Stackable Weight, 5 gram 3
TR10988-020 Stackable Weight, 20 gram 3
TR10988-100 Stackable Weight, 100 gram 2


Part number Part description Quantity required
TPL-3-PH-01 Pen Holder for RA Tool 1
HPT-2-PH-01 Pen Holder for PT3 1
LPH-01 Pen Holder for Pressure Test 1
CW-005 Stackable Weight, 25 gram 2
CW-025 Stackable Weight, 50 gram 2
CW-100 Stackable Weight, 100 gram 2

Additional Accessories

In addition to the Pen Holder parts from TRIEX and ITRI, the following accessories are also required for testing.

  • Zip Ties (for affixing pen to TRIEX pen holders)

    Recommended part is available from McMaster, part 7130K12

  • Ruler/Caliper (for measuring height for Hover Range test)

    Anything that can measure in millimeters will meet requirements

Contacts for Tactile and ITRI

  • Tactile Automation, Inc.

    Emery Parks
    +1 (425) 3108380

  • Industrial Technology Research Institute

    Chieh-Yu Wu