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Printed Circuit Board Design Tips To Help Reduce Costs

Helping our customers reduce the cost of their printed circuit board projects is always a top priority.  Advanced Circuits makes it easy to understand the pricing factors within our quoting structure to help printed circuit board design engineers stay within … Continue reading

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PCB Artist: PCB Design Software Backed By Industry Leading PCB Manufacturer

There are many choices for PCB design software online, but not all are created equal.  PCB Artist is Advanced Circuits’ own PCB design software that was created with the sole purpose of making it easier for our customers to design … Continue reading

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Tips On Exporting The Right Files From Your PCB Design Software

In order for most PCB manufacturers to be able to fabricate your PCB design, Gerber files are required. Below we have listed some tips on the types of files that need to be exported from your PCB design software. Keep … Continue reading

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Circuit Board Design Tips for PCB Assembly

Advanced Circuits is North America’s leading One-Stop solution for PCB fabrication and PCB Assembly under one roof.  Our seamless process from PCB to Assembly was created to eliminate the need to manage different vendors for your turnkey prototyping needs. Once your … Continue reading

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Circuit Board Design Tools from Advanced Circuits

Advanced Circuits is North America’s industry leader for innovation, quality, and service in printed circuit board manufacturing and quickturn PCB assembly.  On our website, 4pcb.com, you can find many resources to help you during your circuit board design process.  Our … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Releases PCB Artist 4.0 with Exciting New Features

PCB Artist – Advanced Circuits’ Free PCB Design Software Gets an Upgrade Advanced Circuits offers the industry’s best free PCB design software with a library of over 500,000 components and free live technical support.  The latest version available, PCB Artist 4.0, … Continue reading

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PCB Layout Using PCB Artist

Advanced Circuits, North America’s third largest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturer, offers free PCB design tools like PCB Artist. PCB Artist is a free printed circuit board layout software that is available for download and does not require a subscription … Continue reading

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PCB Artist™: The Best Free PCB Design Software from Advanced Circuits™

Advanced Circuits offers the best free PCB design software available, PCB Artist™.  Since its release in 2007, the free software became highly popular among electronic design hobbyists and professional engineers because of its easy to learn and easy to use … Continue reading

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Just How Critical is PCB Layout?

Many designers start out with the perception that circuit functionality and reliability are the key factors to be considered in printed circuit board (PCB) design. In practice, PCB layout is a much more critical element in creating successful end products … Continue reading

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Printed Circuit Board Design Software | Advanced Circuits Blog

PCB Artist™ Download the best FREE PCB design software with a components library of over 500,000 parts.  Click Here»   PCB Layout Software | Blog Printed circuit board (PCB) design has become increasingly challenging with the introduction of high-density boards … Continue reading

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