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Quality Circuit Board Manufacturing in USA

Advanced Circuits celebrates 30 years of quality circuit board manufacturing in the USA.  Since 1989, the company has been committed to bringing the best value, quality, and service to North America’s circuit board market for both quickturn prototypes and high … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Using PCB Artist™ – Part 2

In Part 1 of this Blog post, we discussed the basics toolbars and Menus for printed circuit board design in PCB Artist™ and began the design of a printed circuit board from the Schematic mode.  In this second and final … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Using PCB Artist™ – Part 1

Advanced Circuits’ PCB Artist™ is a free and completely unrestricted printed circuit board design software that allows users the ability to create up to 28 layer boards with its Multipage Schematics, Controlled Autorouter, and components library of over 500k parts.  … Continue reading

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Accelerate Circuit Board Development with This Free PCB Design Software

Advanced Circuits offers an array of helpful tools and services to help accelerate the design, ordering, and production of printed circuit boards.  From our innovative services like quick-turn prototype PCB fabrication as fast as same day and weekend turns, to … Continue reading

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Exacting Precision and Capabilities Required for HDI PCBs

HDI PCBs are increasingly becoming more common as consumers demand for smaller and more capable electronics grows and electronic design engineers push the limits of technology.  HDI PCBs, short for High Density Interconnect printed circuit boards, take a great deal … Continue reading

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Why Use PCB Artist for Printed Circuit Board Layout?

There are many PCB layout software packages in the market.  Some are very costly and provide advanced layout features and tools.  There are also free PCB layout software available which often come with limitations to its PCB layout capabilities.  Determining … Continue reading

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4 Costly Printed Circuit Board Design Mistakes

Printed circuit board design can be extremely complicated and mistakes made in this stage of the electronic design process can be costly.  Advanced Circuits is your PCB manufacturing partner that can help at each step of the printed circuit board … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Gerber Files

Gerber files are a key piece to the puzzle for manufacturing printed circuit boards.  They contain all the necessary data that a PCB manufacture will require to produce the boards to your exact specifications accurately.  Advanced Circuits offers free tools … Continue reading

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The Basics of Printed Circuit Board Assembly

Printed circuit board assembly, also known as “stuffing” or “populating the bare printed circuit board is quite an intricate process involving many different phases.  Advanced Circuits’ in house printed circuit board assembly service makes ordering your turnkey printed circuit boards … Continue reading

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Custom PCB Fabrication

From simple prototypes to the most advanced of electronics require a custom PCB to be designed and fabricated.  Advanced Circuits’ broad range of custom PCB manufacturing capabilities can meet the design requirements for all of your custom PCB fabrication projects for both … Continue reading

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