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As experts in the manufacture and assembly of printed circuit boards, we work to make our blog a helpful resource on PCB topics and the industries that we work with, including automotive, consumer electronics, aerospace and many more. Here you'll find insights into PCB design, tech trends, assembly issues, and trending topics in the general news media as they relate to printed circuit board technology.

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Author Archives: Roman Perez

High Speed PCB Design Considerations

PCB Layout is Crucial Efficient fabrication of printed circuit boards (PCBs) utilized in high speed circuitry is critical to the end result. Yet often the PCB layout design is not a proactive thought in the process. Advanced planning and adherence … Continue reading

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PCBs in the Role of OLED and 4K Screens

OLED Developments Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology has been constantly improving and gaining in use since its introduction in the 1980’s. OLEDs offer a number of advantages over LCDs: OLEDs do not require backlight due to their inherent emissive … Continue reading

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The Importance of PCB Layout Preparation

Electronic devices are regularly shrinking due to consumer demands for portability and light-weight products such as big-screen televisions, tablet computers and powerful smartphones, drone devices and recently, even wearable technology. The shrinking of all these devices means the printed circuit … Continue reading

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Common PCB Design Mistakes

Innovative design tools and manufacturing techniques have driven the cost of creating and producing printed circuit boards (PCBs) down considerably in the past few years. But what really adds to the cost of PCB production are errors in the actual … Continue reading

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How to Find Quality PCB Manufacturing While Keeping Costs Low

Even while designers are working diligently to develop PCB designs that will meet the needs of a particular project, the effort must be underway to source a manufacturer who is: Capable of fabricating the final design. Able to meet the … Continue reading

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Heavy Copper in PCB Design

Thermal management is more important than ever today as electronics are used in demanding environments and operate at higher currents. Heavy copper PCBs (copper conductors 5 oz/ft² – 19 oz/ft²  in inner and/or outer layers; sometimes defined as more than … Continue reading

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Tech Talk For Techies: Highly Reliable Via-In-Pad Design

Via-In-Pad (VIP) is rapidly becoming more commonly used in modern printed circuit design due to many considerations, including the need to miniaturize the PCB form factor. This review of via-in-pad technology can help remove some of the mystery of VIP … Continue reading

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Blog: PCBs Help Power Artificial Neural Networks Running On Hardware

Artificial neural networks as they are typically known run as computer programs that simulate the human brain’s method of solving problems. Researchers can teach these programs to do many remarkable tasks that were unthinkable just a few years ago. The … Continue reading

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AC Blog: How Mini PCBs Will Make You Better at Your Game

Miniature Circuit Boards in Sports Gear Track & Analyze Your Moves Ever get sick of missing free throws or is golf getting just too maddening? Technology innovation that can help may soon be available to not only professional athletes but … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Exhibiting at Del Mar Electronics & Design Show 2016

Join Advanced Circuits at the Del Mar Electronics & Design Show The Advanced Circuits team will be exhibiting at the Del Mar Electronics & Design Show.  A two day event that covers electronic components, fabrication, and other aspects of electronics … Continue reading

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