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2-Layer vs. 4-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

When it comes to printed circuit boards (PCBs), there are infinite possibilities for how many layers you can have. Some supercomputers have nearly a hundred layers in their construction, but, the most common layered PCBs usually have only two or … Continue reading

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Understanding the Difference between PCB prototyping and Full Spec Production

Printed Circuit Board manufacturers such as Advanced Circuits offer two main types of services- Printed Circuit Board Prototyping (PCB) and full spec production. But what exactly do these mean, and what does each have to offer? PCB Prototyping PCB prototypes … Continue reading

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How to Better Plan Your Printed Circuit Build

Are you wondering what the easiest and most cost-effective way to build a printed circuit board (PCB), also called a printed wiring board (PWB), is? How do you start? Does Advanced Circuits have any PCB solutions? Start with a Schematic … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Have PCB Assembly Done Right

Circuit boards are in virtually everything electronic device you use, and while they are common, that doesn’t mean they’re simple. Printed circuit boards are complicated business, and to be assembled properly, require the right tools, the right parts, and the … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your PCB Design

Regardless of what you are making, you want it to work flawlessly. You need your PCB design to be on point. Given the fact that circuit designs today can be complex, this is not always easy. After all, the electronics … Continue reading

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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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