Advanced Circuits Blog

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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Category Archives: PCB Development

Multilayer PCB Manufacturing | Up to 40 Layer PCBs

Advanced Circuits™ manufactures printed circuit boards for the most complex Aerospace, defense, medical, and commercial applications – to the most simple PCB designs.  For over 25 years, Advanced Circuits™ has been the industry leader in quick turn PCB fabrication with … Continue reading

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PCB Artist™: The Best Free PCB Design Software from Advanced Circuits™

Advanced Circuits offers the best free PCB design software available, PCB Artist™.  Since its release in 2007, the free software became highly popular among electronic design hobbyists and professional engineers because of its easy to learn and easy to use … Continue reading

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PCB Design Advancements | Blog

Today’s printed circuit boards (PCBs) are packed with components and functionality that has quickly made manual designs and construction a practice nearly relegated to the Stone Age. Even hobbyists and beginners can now very easily access complex software that makes quick … Continue reading

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Just How Critical is PCB Layout?

Many designers start out with the perception that circuit functionality and reliability are the key factors to be considered in printed circuit board (PCB) design. In practice, PCB layout is a much more critical element in creating successful end products … Continue reading

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High Density Interconnect PCBs | Blog

High density interconnect (HDI) is a technology that is rapidly becoming prevalent in PCB design and integration into electronic products of all kinds. HDI is a technology that provides for a much denser construction on a board by the ability … Continue reading

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Benefits of Multilayer Printed Circuit Boards | Blog

Most PCB manufacturers are finding the demand for multilayer boards increasing by leaps and bounds. This growing demand is fed by the need for smaller, lighter boards for use in electrical devices, military equipment, healthcare miniaturization, and an expanding market … Continue reading

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PCB Layout Considerations | Blog

Printed circuit board (PCB) layout may be considered sort of an art form by circuit designers, and there is much truth to that. Creating the most reliable, functional, yet cost-effective circuit and finished PCB can be a challenging task, especially … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Software | Advanced Circuits Blog

PCB Artist™ Download the best FREE PCB design software with a components library of over 500,000 parts.  Click Here»   PCB Layout Software | Blog Printed circuit board (PCB) design has become increasingly challenging with the introduction of high-density boards … Continue reading

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PCB Design Software | Blog

Creating printed circuit boards (PCBs) that meet all design requirements can be a highly-technical and time-consuming process – not to mention costly. Design engineers are tasked with turning concept into reality in the shortest time span possible to speed time … Continue reading

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PCB Design and Prototypes | Blog

Engineers designing printed circuit boards (PCBs) commonly generate a prototype board prior to full-scale manufacturing of boards for end products. Multiple prototype runs will often be included in the development of the final fabricated PCB, for good reason. Prototypes may … Continue reading

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