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2-Layer vs. 4-Layer Printed Circuit Boards

When it comes to printed circuit boards (PCBs), there are infinite possibilities for how many layers you can have. Some supercomputers have nearly a hundred layers in their construction, but, the most common layered PCBs usually have only two or … Continue reading

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Understanding the Difference between PCB prototyping and Full Spec Production

Printed Circuit Board manufacturers such as Advanced Circuits offer two main types of services- Printed Circuit Board Prototyping (PCB) and full spec production. But what exactly do these mean, and what does each have to offer? PCB Prototyping PCB prototypes … Continue reading

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The PCB Assembly Process and What You Should Know

Within every single electronic device used today, there’s a printed circuit board (PCB) that makes it operate. The PCB is the heart of electronic devices, whether we’re talking about smart speakers for the home, your new intelligent thermostat, or the … Continue reading

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Trends in Circuit Board Design

The circuit board has been with us for a very long time at this point. It’s tempting to think that because they so closely resemble the generations that came before, today’s circuit boards are not all that different from what … Continue reading

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Tips for Choosing the Top Company for Printed Circuit Board Needs

Whether someone already has an assortment of circuit designs ready to be added to printed circuit boards (PCB) or they are just starting on a set of designs, they must choose a reliable, experienced company to take their design and … Continue reading

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What Surface Mount Technology Is And Why to Embrace It

When a person takes a look at a commercially-made electronic item in the modern world, the inside is often going to be composed of many tiny devices. Instead of using conventional parts with wire leads as might be seen for … Continue reading

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What You Should Know About SMT Technology

SMT technology has helped to change the way that electronic equipment is made today. Instead of using the standard components that were used in the past that required wire leads, many boards have the tech mounted right to the surface. … Continue reading

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Benefits of Surface Mount Technology

For decades, through-hole circuits were the industry standard. They were relatively simple and required holes in the board. The components were mounted on one side of the board, and the leads were threaded through matching holes. Anyone who has ever … Continue reading

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Starting with a Prototyping Board for Better Design

Whether you’re just learning to design circuits, or you’ve been designing for years as a part of your job, you are likely familiar with the idea of a prototyping board. These boards are used to create a fast version of … Continue reading

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Simple Steps to Quality Circuit Design

Circuit design can be complex in today’s world. The more complex people want their electronic devices to be, the more complex the circuits need to be. Therefore, you’ll need to take certain steps with your circuit design to ensure the … Continue reading

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