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Better Printed Circuit Board Designs and Manufacturing

Printed circuit boards are a major part of everyday life. Even though people might not see the bare circuit boards on a regular basis, PCBs are responsible for a substantial amount of what people see, do, and enjoy. There are … Continue reading

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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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Custom PCB Design is Both Possible and Affordable…with the Right Resources!

Those who want to have custom PCBs (printed circuit boards) may approach the process well aware of the challenges and costs ahead. Very few modern consumers know of the complexity of designing and creating these essential components found within most … Continue reading

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Is Error-Free PC Board Design Possible?

PC board design ranks as one of the most important parts of the modern electronics production process. The process itself has changed rather rapidly, and though it was once commonplace for those designing and using them to visit a PCB … 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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Circuit Board Design Made Easy

If you’ve ever been curious about circuit boards, but unsure of how to get started, you’re not alone. The green PCBs (printed circuit boards) you see with countless traces and symbols can be intimidating when you first get started. Nevertheless, … 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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Make Surface-Mount Technology Part of Your PCB Design

Surface-mount technology, or SMT, is a process that is being used by major manufacturers and designers of printed circuit boards, or PCBs. Appearing in almost any electronic device, they are technologies that bring a tremendous advantage and many benefits. Is … Continue reading

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After Design: What to Know about Working with Your PCB Manufacturer

Once you have designed your printed circuit board, it’s time to send off the schematics to a fabricator, also called a PCB manufacturer. This is the point at which the project leaves your hands – there are no further chances … Continue reading

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