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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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Printed Circuit Board Design Tips For Beginners

Printed circuit board design is never an easy process, but you can always count on Advanced Circuits to help you at every step of the way.  We provide free tools that can help you identify issues in your printed circuit … Continue reading

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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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