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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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Category Archives: Printed Circuit Boards

Advantages of a Good PCB Layout Software | Blog

PCB Artist™ Download the best free PCB design software with a library of over 500,000 parts.  Click here» Printed circuit board (PCB) layout software is a critical tool in the designer’s toolbox. With functionality provided by sophisticated software, board designers … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Releases Upgrades to its Free PCB Design Software: PCB Artist™ 3.2

  Aurora, CO – Advanced Circuits has released version 3.2 of its free professional-grade PCB design software, PCB Artist™, the most active PCB software on Downloads.com with over 265,000 downloads.  Since its first release in June of 2007, Advanced Circuits’ … 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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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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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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Advanced Circuits at ‘The World’s Largest Medical Design & Manufacturing Event’

Advanced Circuits will be exhibiting at the MD&M West 2016 trade show on February 9th – 11th at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.  Our team will be in booth #1882 showcasing our advanced printed circuit board capabilities and convenient services.  We’d … Continue reading

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PCB Manufacturing News: Advanced Circuits Acquires Coastal Circuits

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 – AURORA, CO – Advanced Circuits, North America’s 3rd largest printed circuit board fabricator, announced today the acquisition of Coastal Circuits in Redwood City, CA.  Advanced Circuits, an industry innovator for many years in the commercial … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits to Exhibit at PCB West 2015 | Booth #205

Advanced Circuits will be exhibiting at the PCB West 2015 in Santa Clara, CA and we invite you to stop by our booth (booth #205). While at our booth, pick up your $100 OFF coupon to use on your next order! The PCB … Continue reading

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