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Category Archives: PCB Design Software

Common Printed Circuit Board Design Rule Violations

Printed circuit board design can be very challenging, even for the most experienced design engineers. There are many reasons a printed circuit board design can be held up in production for design rule violations, but Advanced Circuits makes it easy … 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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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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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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PCB Design Software: Why Choose PCB Artist?

Advanced Circuits’ PCB Artist software takes the annoying limitations that come with other free PCB design software and eliminates them to make it easier to design your PCB, quote, and send your part to production – all within the software.  … Continue reading

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PCB Artist: PCB Design Software Backed By Industry Leading PCB Manufacturer

There are many choices for PCB design software online, but not all are created equal.  PCB Artist is Advanced Circuits’ own PCB design software that was created with the sole purpose of making it easier for our customers to design … Continue reading

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Tips On Exporting The Right Files From Your PCB Design Software

In order for most PCB manufacturers to be able to fabricate your PCB design, Gerber files are required. Below we have listed some tips on the types of files that need to be exported from your PCB design software. Keep … Continue reading

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