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Best Practices for Creating Perfectly Designed Printed Circuit Boards

When you look at nearly any electronic device, a printed circuit board (PCB) is the building block that allows it to operate. PCBs vary from simple layered boards that might be found in a garage door opener to boards with … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Circuit Designs

The more experienced you become, the better your circuit design is likely to become. You learn as you go. However, there are some tips that you can keep in mind when you’ve just started designing circuits that can help you … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About SMT Technology

SMT technology has helped to change the way that electronic equipment is made today. Instead of using the standard components that were used in the past that required wire leads, many boards have the tech mounted right to the surface. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Surface Mount Technology

For decades, through-hole circuits were the industry standard. They were relatively simple and required holes in the board. The components were mounted on one side of the board, and the leads were threaded through matching holes. Anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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Starting with a Prototyping Board for Better Design

Whether you’re just learning to design circuits, or you’ve been designing for years as a part of your job, you are likely familiar with the idea of a prototyping board. These boards are used to create a fast version of … Continue reading

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Simple Steps to Quality Circuit Design

Circuit design can be complex in today’s world. The more complex people want their electronic devices to be, the more complex the circuits need to be. Therefore, you’ll need to take certain steps with your circuit design to ensure the … Continue reading

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How to Plan for the Best Circuit Designs: The Secret Is in the Planning

Too often, people want actionable tasks that they can jump into and see results. Especially now, thanks to technology giving people instant gratification in so many ways, it’s easy to overlook the value and the necessity of proper planning and … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of SMT Technology: Stepping Up the Electronics Manufacturing Game

SMT technology is a slightly redundant term in that “SMT” already stands for surface-mount technology, but for the sake of explaining the method and process, some people refer to it this way. Regardless of what it’s called, it is the … Continue reading

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How to Get Started with Surface Mount Technology: Advanced Circuits is Your Preferred Choice from Prototyping to Production and Beyond

Surface mount technology (SMT) has been around for over 50 years, but there are still plenty of manufacturers using through-hole technology simply because they don’t know any better or they have yet to seek out a different solution. While there’s … Continue reading

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Why Every Project Should Start with a Prototyping Board

Prototyping is, or it should be, a natural part of the production and development process. This is how you will be able to test your efforts and ensure that you’re on the right track with your printed circuit boards (PCBs) … Continue reading

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