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Category Archives: Circuit Board Design

Tips to Simplify & Streamline the Circuit Board Design Process

Designing circuit boards requires an understanding of more than just circuit functionality. It also requires that you understand how the board will fit within the application, what the item will ultimately do, how heat will be dispersed within the board … Continue reading

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What to Look for When Considering PCB Design Software

Designing PCBs (printed circuit boards) requires more than just an in-depth understanding of the circuit that you’re trying to build. You need the benefits that come from experience and the ability to bring innovative technologies and techniques to bear. PCB … Continue reading

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How to Remove Errors with a Gerber File Viewer

When you create a circuit design, you want to make sure that it is truly functional before you have it manufactured. Ideally, it will be perfect before you have a prototype made. Of course, this requires a lot of preparation … Continue reading

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Better Circuit Design with the Right Software and Manufacturing Company

Creating high-quality circuits is the goal, whether you are a hobbyist, student, or have been working in the field for years. However, circuit design is not always easy, and it can often seem like a slow, slogging process. Even in … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Is Never One Size Fits All

PCBs or printed circuit boards have been in use for a long time and they are in demand across a diversity of industries, especially electronics of all kinds. Though many consumers assume that circuit board design is a uniform matter … Continue reading

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Tips for Optimal PCB Manufacturing Results

PCB manufacturing can be both straightforward and simple as well as complex. It all begins with the design process. In fact, that is typically the crucial part of the entire PCB manufacturing outcome because a single, undetected glitch can result … Continue reading

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Designing and Creating Circuit Boards Quickly Has Never Been Easier

Turnaround times on production or fabrication of circuit boards is rarely thought of as a fast or rapid process. After all, the many steps involved typically translate to a very lengthy period. From the initial design and output to design … 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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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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