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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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PCB Layout Tools Avoid Delays and Waste

Buyers may not understand PCB layout and manufacturing processes fully, and most are surprised at their complexity. Because PCBs are used in almost every modern electronic device – from that IoT array of kitchen appliances to the key fob for … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Creating Quality Circuit Boards

Do you need to create circuit boards for a project? Perhaps you are building a new electronic device to sell that needs to have specialized PCBs. Maybe you are creating a printed circuit board for a personal project or an … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about PCB Layout

Understanding best practices when it comes to PCB layout and design is critical. Whether you’re helping students understand how modern consumer electronics work, or you’re designing consumer electronics yourself, PCBs lie at the heart of the matter. From clocks to … 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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What to Look for When Considering PCB Design Software

Designing PCBs (printed circuit boards) requires more than just an in-depth understanding of the circuit that you’re trying to build. You need the benefits that come from experience and the ability to bring innovative technologies and techniques to bear. PCB … 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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Turnkey PCB Assembly Made Easy

Any firm that uses PCBs knows that quality is the most important factor. It is the PCB that runs whatever gear or object it has been fitted into, and so a well-made PCB is essential. Yet, many of the firms … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Using PCB Artist™ – Part 2

In Part 1 of this Blog post, we discussed the basics toolbars and Menus for printed circuit board design in PCB Artist™ and began the design of a printed circuit board from the Schematic mode.  In this second and final … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Using PCB Artist™ – Part 1

Advanced Circuits’ PCB Artist™ is a free and completely unrestricted printed circuit board design software that allows users the ability to create up to 28 layer boards with its Multipage Schematics, Controlled Autorouter, and components library of over 500k parts.  … Continue reading

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