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Category Archives: Software

Free PCB Design Software Makes a Big Difference in the Quality of Your Designs

Anyone who is working in the field of creating circuits wants to create the best quality designs possible. This is true whether you are making circuits as part of your job or as a hobbyist. Of course, as anyone who … Continue reading

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Gerber Files, Errors, and Free Tools to Avoid Them Now and Forever!

Whether you call it Gerber or IX274X that you use for designing your PCBs, they are often the first crucial step in your PCB manufacturing process. Demanding a lot of design ahead of production, most PCBs lean hard into their … Continue reading

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PCB Design For Beginners

In the time of Covid-19 and lockdown, you might be looking for new hobbies to keep yourself busy and productive. Perhaps, you’ve always dreamed of being a mad-scientist inventor but instead became bogged down by a 9 – 5 desk … Continue reading

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Eliminate PCB Design Errors Up-Front

In this modern era, printed circuit board design is an essential step in most electronics production processes. This is why PCB design software is also a must in almost any production process. And yet, many firms still want to cut … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits’ Free Gerber File Viewer Helps You Design Flawless PCBs

Few things are as frustrating as believing that you have designed a quality circuit only to find out it does not work once you have it manufactured. It could mean a lot of wasted time and energy, and it could … 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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PCB Design Software Can Save on Costly Manufacturing Mistakes

Take a look at the manufacturing process used to create PCBs (printed circuit boards) and it is likely to cause a bit of a shock; few consumers understand the complexity of the PCB components hidden inside most of their electronic … Continue reading

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PCBs & Cheap PCBs–Are They Both Reliable Solutions for PCB Needs?

When there is a need for design testing that involves a PCB, there is also a problem with timelines and costs. For example, a cheap PCB is really all that is needed to run a design, and yet a fast … 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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