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Circuit Board Design Tools from Advanced Circuits

Advanced Circuits is North America’s industry leader for innovation, quality, and service in printed circuit board manufacturing and quickturn PCB assembly.  On our website, 4pcb.com, you can find many resources to help you during your circuit board design process.  Our … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Releases PCB Artist 4.0 with Exciting New Features

PCB Artist – Advanced Circuits’ Free PCB Design Software Gets an Upgrade Advanced Circuits offers the industry’s best free PCB design software with a library of over 500,000 components and free live technical support.  The latest version available, PCB Artist 4.0, … Continue reading

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PCB Layout Using PCB Artist

Advanced Circuits, North America’s third largest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer, offers free PCB design tools like PCB Artist. PCB Artist is a free printed circuit board layout software that is available for download and does not require a subscription … 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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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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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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Gerber File Problems and Solutions

What Are Gerber Files, and Why Should PCB Designers Use Them? Printed circuit board (PCB) designers are tasked with creating innovative, functional, and efficient designs for boards to be utilized in a myriad number of products. Some may be very … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right PCB Company

What is Important About Choosing the Right PCB Company? Electronics are taking center stage in a continuously growing variety of industries. From computers and high-performance servers that drive web sites and global enterprises to machine tools utilized throughout industrial sectors … Continue reading

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PCB Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

PCB Mistakes Are Not Uncommon Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are becoming more and more complex while at the same time more critical to technology. PCBs are a basic building block of not only computers and high-tech communications equipment, but are … Continue reading

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