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Category Archives: Printed Circuit Boards

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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Trends in Circuit Board Design

The circuit board has been with us for a very long time at this point. It’s tempting to think that because they so closely resemble the generations that came before, today’s circuit boards are not all that different from what … Continue reading

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Circuit Boards: A Guide to Choosing Materials

At Advanced Circuits, we offer critical solutions for clients in virtually every industry, from prototyping to final products. Whether you have ultra-demanding requirements or simply need a partner capable of producing a single design one time, we can help. One … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Top Company for Printed Circuit Board Needs

Whether someone already has an assortment of circuit designs ready to be added to printed circuit boards (PCB) or they are just starting on a set of designs, they must choose a reliable, experienced company to take their design and … 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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PCBs: Creating the Best Printed Circuit Boards

Printed circuit boards remain one of the most important types of technology in today’s world. Without PCBs, it would be impossible to have all the different pieces of tech that we know and love. You wouldn’t have a small phone … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Multilayer PCBs

Printed circuit boards are found in many different types of electronics today from the computers you use, to phones, cameras, and so much more. They are a standard part of everyday life, even though most people do not think about … Continue reading

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Free Resources and Tools Make Circuit Board Design Easy and Error-Free

Circuit board design is essential in the modern manufacturing process as almost every electronic device uses a PCB (with or without surface-mount technology). And yet, the process of making a PCB is rarely thought of as fast, easy, or without … Continue reading

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