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Why Should You Prototype Your Circuit Board First?

The printed circuit board has been around for longer than many people realize. It’s still one of the most utilized pieces of technology in the modern world, even though many people do not know it. Circuit boards are hiding in … Continue reading

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Great Designs and Prototypes Lead to the Best Circuit Board

Whether you will be using circuit boards for a small, personal project or you need them for a product you are releasing to the masses, you naturally want to be sure that you have a high-quality circuit board. Boards today … Continue reading

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PCB Design Software: How to Choose the Right Option

With the explosion of consumer electronics, IoT devices, and wearable technology, the demand for high-quality, accurate PCB design software has grown significantly. PCBs (printed circuit boards) are at the heart of virtually every electronic device, no matter how simple or … Continue reading

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The PCB Assembly Process and What You Should Know

Within every single electronic device used today, there’s a printed circuit board (PCB) that makes it operate. The PCB is the heart of electronic devices, whether we’re talking about smart speakers for the home, your new intelligent thermostat, or the … Continue reading

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PCB Design and Layout Tips: What You Should Know

At the heart of every electronic device is a PCB, or printed circuit board. That’s true whether we’re talking about your tablet computer or a life-saving pacemaker. From fitness trackers to computer motherboards, calculators to smartphones, circuit boards are everywhere … Continue reading

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Trends in Circuit Board Design

The circuit board has been with us for a very long time at this point. It’s tempting to think that because they so closely resemble the generations that came before, today’s circuit boards are not all that different from what … Continue reading

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Circuit Boards: A Guide to Choosing Materials

At Advanced Circuits, we offer critical solutions for clients in virtually every industry, from prototyping to final products. Whether you have ultra-demanding requirements or simply need a partner capable of producing a single design one time, we can help. One … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Top Company for Printed Circuit Board Needs

Whether someone already has an assortment of circuit designs ready to be added to printed circuit boards (PCB) or they are just starting on a set of designs, they must choose a reliable, experienced company to take their design and … Continue reading

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The Most Common Uses of Printed Circuit Boards with SMT Technology

Almost everyone uses devices that incorporate printed circuit boards every single day. It might not be known that these are being used, but they are so widespread and offer so many benefits that  almost everyone has them in nearly all … Continue reading

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What Surface Mount Technology Is And Why to Embrace It

When a person takes a look at a commercially-made electronic item in the modern world, the inside is often going to be composed of many tiny devices. Instead of using conventional parts with wire leads as might be seen for … Continue reading

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