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Make Surface-Mount Technology Part of Your PCB Design

Surface-mount technology, or SMT, is a process that is being used by major manufacturers and designers of printed circuit boards, or PCBs. Appearing in almost any electronic device, they are technologies that bring a tremendous advantage and many benefits. Is … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Prototyping Boards

While you might be eager to get underway with the production of your circuit boards, you do not want to move too quickly. Even though you might have worked hard and carefully to create your printed circuit board design, there … Continue reading

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Understanding HDI PCBs and their Advantages

HDI stands for high-density interconnected, and this technology is quickly becoming popular in the field of printed circuit boards. HDI PCBs can provide a range of benefits for technology in general. After all, they help to streamline circuit boards, allowing … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Creating Quality Circuit Boards

Do you need to create circuit boards for a project? Perhaps you are building a new electronic device to sell that needs to have specialized PCBs. Maybe you are creating a printed circuit board for a personal project or an … Continue reading

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The Importance of Checking Gerber Files Before Submission

When you are creating and ordering your printed circuit boards, you naturally want to make sure that there are no hiccups in the process. You want to make sure that the designs are perfect when they are submitted so you … Continue reading

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Understand Printed Circuit Board Design for Better Creations

A printed circuit board design is one of the most commonly used parts of most types of electronics. Large and small electronics, whether they are simple or extremely complex, make use of quality printed circuit boards to ensure they are … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about PCB Layout

Understanding best practices when it comes to PCB layout and design is critical. Whether you’re helping students understand how modern consumer electronics work, or you’re designing consumer electronics yourself, PCBs lie at the heart of the matter. From clocks to … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at the PCB Fabrication Process and What You Should Know about It

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are at the heart of almost every electronic device in existence today. From clocks to calculators to IoT devices to your car, there’s a PCB powering things and helping to ensure functionality. PCBs serve important … Continue reading

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After Design: What to Know about Working with Your PCB Manufacturer

Once you have designed your printed circuit board, it’s time to send off the schematics to a fabricator, also called a PCB manufacturer. This is the point at which the project leaves your hands – there are no further chances … Continue reading

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Tips to Simplify & Streamline the Circuit Board Design Process

Designing circuit boards requires an understanding of more than just circuit functionality. It also requires that you understand how the board will fit within the application, what the item will ultimately do, how heat will be dispersed within the board … Continue reading

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