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Is It Too Expensive to Create a PCB Prototype?

A consumer who cracks open an electronic device will typically recognize the PCB (printed circuit board). This leads many to believe that all PCBs are the same and that there is no need for them to be redesigned or innovated … Continue reading

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Design Printed Circuit Boards Easily with Free Tools and Services

Those involved in the design and use of printed circuit boards (PCBs) know the pain of creating a design, having it produced, and then finding one or more design flaws that make a batch of printed circuit boards useless. Not … 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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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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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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The Importance of Checking Gerber Files Before Submission

When you are creating and ordering your printed circuit boards, you naturally want to make sure that there are no hiccups in the process. You want to make sure that the designs are perfect when they are submitted so you … 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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