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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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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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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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How to Check Gerber Files for Issues or Missing Data Prior to Manufacturing

Gerber files are the industry’s preferred file format for manufacturing printed circuit boards.  Most PCB design software has the ability to output the design data in Gerber format to represent a design’s copper layer images, solder mask, legend, and drill … Continue reading

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