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Category Archives: PCB Design

Common PCB Manufacturing and Design Pitfalls to Avoid

Designing a circuit board can be difficult. The problems could begin in the design phase, or they might occur during PCB manufacturing. If you have a problem in the design that somehow makes it through the other levels of testing … 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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SMT Manufacturing Made Simple with Advanced Circuits PCB Design and Production

Surface mount technology (SMT) is a design and fabrication process that replaces the through-hole mounting of PCB (printed circuit board) components with direct placement on the printed circuit board surface. It is something that is at work in the vast … Continue reading

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Find a Company Offering Mil Grade PCB Specifications

Certain areas of work will require a high level of quality and detail to be viable for the intended use. This includes the creation of electronic components that are used in the military and in other fields that require a … Continue reading

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The Basics of Circuit Design

At the most basic level, an electronic circuit is a collection of various components that will perform a defined function. The electrical circuit will contain a range of active and passive components including transistors, diodes, capacitors, resistors, etc. The boards … 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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Demand More From Your PCB Manufacturer

Your PCB vendor should offer a full suite of complementary services, in addition to all the PCB types you require. Advanced Circuits provides over two decades of PCB manufacturing and assembly experience, including vital PCB design support. No minimums, no … Continue reading

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HDI PCB Capabilities Matter in Modern Electronics Manufacturing

HDI PCB or High-Density Interconnector Printed Control Boards, are essential for many of today‚Äôs higher-end electronics. With finer lines and spaces, higher connection pad density and other refinements, they enhance electrical performance; as they help reduce both the size and … Continue reading

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