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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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Understand Printed Circuit Board Design for Better Creations

A printed circuit board design is one of the most commonly used parts of most types of electronics. Large and small electronics, whether they are simple or extremely complex, make use of quality printed circuit boards to ensure they are … Continue reading

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After Design: What to Know about Working with Your PCB Manufacturer

Once you have designed your printed circuit board, it’s time to send off the schematics to a fabricator, also called a PCB manufacturer. This is the point at which the project leaves your hands – there are no further chances … Continue reading

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Tips to Simplify & Streamline the Circuit Board Design Process

Designing circuit boards requires an understanding of more than just circuit functionality. It also requires that you understand how the board will fit within the application, what the item will ultimately do, how heat will be dispersed within the board … Continue reading

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What to Look for When Considering PCB Design Software

Designing PCBs (printed circuit boards) requires more than just an in-depth understanding of the circuit that you’re trying to build. You need the benefits that come from experience and the ability to bring innovative technologies and techniques to bear. PCB … Continue reading

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Common Printed Circuit Board Design Rule Violations

Printed circuit board design can be very challenging, even for the most experienced design engineers. There are many reasons a printed circuit board design can be held up in production for design rule violations, but Advanced Circuits makes it easy … 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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Printed Circuit Board Design Using PCB Artist™ – Part 1

Advanced Circuits’ PCB Artist™ is a free and completely unrestricted printed circuit board design software that allows users the ability to create up to 28 layer boards with its Multipage Schematics, Controlled Autorouter, and components library of over 500k parts.  … 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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