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Why You Need a Prototype PCB Before a Full Manufacturing Run

Printed circuit boards have been an important part of our lives on this planet for close to 70 years. PCBs have become part of most electronic devices that people use today, and most people take them for granted. They are … Continue reading

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Free PCB Design Software Makes a Big Difference in the Quality of Your Designs

Anyone who is working in the field of creating circuits wants to create the best quality designs possible. This is true whether you are making circuits as part of your job or as a hobbyist. Of course, as anyone who … Continue reading

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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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Optimize Your PCB Layout

PCBs are the foundation of electrical devices all around us – from children’s toys to kitchen appliances to the smartphone you’re probably using to read this article. To function, these items all rely on a functioning PCB or printed circuit … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Prototyping Boards

While you might be eager to get underway with the production of your circuit boards, you do not want to move too quickly. Even though you might have worked hard and carefully to create your printed circuit board design, there … Continue reading

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Best Tips for Creating Quality Circuit Boards

Do you need to create circuit boards for a project? Perhaps you are building a new electronic device to sell that needs to have specialized PCBs. Maybe you are creating a printed circuit board for a personal project or an … Continue reading

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Advanced Circuits Can Help You Avoid Excessive PCB Prototype Costs

The electronics industry might seem relatively static, and many consumers make the reasonable assumption that things like printed circuit boards will remain somewhat similar from product to product. That, however, would mean that little to no innovation exists, which is … Continue reading

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Prototype PCB Assembly: Where to Begin?

Need to have your prototype PCBs assembled to receive turnkey circuit boards?  Finding the right partner for your prototype assembly is crucial.  Advanced Circuits is the leading PCB manufacturer that offers quickturn PCB prototype manufacturing and with in-house prototype assembly … Continue reading

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PCB Design and Prototypes

Engineers designing printed circuit boards (PCBs) commonly generate a prototype board prior to full-scale manufacturing of boards for end products. Multiple prototype runs will often be included in the development of the final fabricated PCB, for good reason. Prototypes may … Continue reading

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