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Toss the Prototyping Board – PCB Fabrication Is Easier and More Affordable Than Ever

The use of a prototyping board might be a fun thing for the DIY scientists and creators in the world, but building a “one-off” project is pretty labor-intensive. It involves the use of that “breadboard” or prototyping board, a schematic, … Continue reading

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Find a Company Offering Mil Grade PCB Specifications

Certain areas of work will require a high level of quality and detail to be viable for the intended use. This includes the creation of electronic components that are used in the military and in other fields that require a … 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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The Basics of Circuit Design

At the most basic level, an electronic circuit is a collection of various components that will perform a defined function. The electrical circuit will contain a range of active and passive components including transistors, diodes, capacitors, resistors, etc. The boards … Continue reading

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Enjoy Flawless Printed Circuit Board Design Without a Visit to the Production Facility

Over the years, printed circuit board design has grown into a crucial step in almost all electronics production processes. And in the past, one of the most common demands prior to initiating any sort of project that included printed circuit … 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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Accelerate Circuit Board Development with This Free PCB Design Software

Advanced Circuits offers an array of helpful tools and services to help accelerate the design, ordering, and production of printed circuit boards.  From our innovative services like quick-turn prototype PCB fabrication as fast as same day and weekend turns, to … Continue reading

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Why Use PCB Artist for Printed Circuit Board Layout?

There are many PCB layout software packages in the market.  Some are very costly and provide advanced layout features and tools.  There are also free PCB layout software available which often come with limitations to its PCB layout capabilities.  Determining … Continue reading

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4 Costly Printed Circuit Board Design Mistakes

Printed circuit board design can be extremely complicated and mistakes made in this stage of the electronic design process can be costly.  Advanced Circuits is your PCB manufacturing partner that can help at each step of the printed circuit board … Continue reading

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Key Printed Circuit Board Design Terminology

Printed circuit boards are packed with different features and elements that make their design and functionality unique for their particular application.  In this post we list key printed circuit board design terms that are commonly used in the electronic design … Continue reading

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