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  • Identifying Electronic Components, Circuit Symbols, and Functions in Your Schematic

    Identifying Electronic Components, Circuit Symbols, and Functions in Your Schematic

    Sometimes a quick review of the basics can be helpful. Here’s some tips on identifying electronic components, circuit symbols, and functions in your schematic.

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  • How to Avoid PCB Assembly and Subassembly Redesign

    How to Avoid PCB Assembly and Subassembly Redesign

    No one likes doing the same task over when it could have been done better the first time. By implementing DFM and DFA, you can avoid the wasted time, additional cost, and frustration of PCB assembly a

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  • How to Reduce Crosstalk in Your PCB Layout

    How to Reduce Crosstalk in Your PCB Layout

    Crosstalk can cause a lot of problems in the performance of a circuit board. Here are some guidelines on how to reduce crosstalk in your PCB layout designs.

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

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  • PCB Design for Sustainable Manufacturing

    PCB Design for Sustainable Manufacturing

    We are rapidly approaching a time when the standard for manufacturing will be sustainability. Choosing components and advocating for smarter material selection are only two of the ways to accomplish.

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  • Can You Afford to Skip the CAM Process When You Tape Out a Printed Circuit Board?

    Can You Afford to Skip the CAM Process When You Tape Out a Printed Circuit Board?

    You may have seen the advertising already. Some PCB fab shops will provide a quotation based on a questionnaire that details the pertinent factors...

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  • PSpice Simulation

    PSpice Simulation

    So you’ve created a circuit diagram with OrCAD Capture, you’ve already run a design rule check (DRC), and you’re ready to verify your circuit’s electrical performance. How do you do it? While...

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  • The Secret Language of the Printed Circuit Board Designer

    The Secret Language of the Printed Circuit Board Designer

    The PCB Designer position is a hub where a lot of abstract and concrete information is funneled into a physical product. The boards start with the inspiration of an inventor.

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    Every day is a busy for PCB Designers; strict schedules and tight deadlines are a normal occurrence. From layout to manufacture and testing, a single holdup can...

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  • Design Reuse Within a PCB Layout and Beyond

    Design Reuse Within a PCB Layout and Beyond

    As PCB Designers, we are often tasked with filling out a board with geometry that repeats itself. Better physical resemblance usually equals better performance.

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  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to PCB Design

    The Hitchhikers Guide to PCB design offers a cheeky, easy-to-understand dive into the PCB design and manufacturing process. The ebook takes readers...

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  • ECOs Made Easy

    ECOs Made Easy

    It all starts with rev 1 for prototypes and rev A for release to production. In any case, we release the most elegant design possible in the limited time we have to hit a market window.

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  • How the Role of a PCB Designer Changes With the Size of the Company

    How the Role of a PCB Designer Changes With the Size of the Company

    Board design is board design, right? In terms of polygons and traces, it’s the same process but the approach you have to take is quite different from start-up to tech-giant.

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  • Design Rule Check Demystified

    Design Rule Check Demystified

    Performing design rule checks early on helps ensure the manufacturability of your PCB.

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  • EDA 101: Schematic Capture and Logical Design

    EDA 101: Schematic Capture and Logical Design

    Every PCB design starts out as a circuit diagram. Remember those universal symbols you used to represent resistors, capacitors, and other components in a circuit diagram?

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  • Are Acid Traps Still a Problem for PCBs in 2019?

    Are Acid Traps Still a Problem for PCBs in 2019?

    There’s an old rule of thumb circling around the PCB designer communities — avoid acute angles..

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  • Lost in Translation: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

    Lost in Translation: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

    Creating a printed circuit board with high-speed design functionality is no small feat. The more complex a PCB design becomes, the higher the chances are of running into high-speed PCB design issues.

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  • Everything you need to know about drilling PCB mounting holes

    Everything you need to know about drilling PCB mounting holes

    Mounting holes seem simple enough—they let you mount your PCB to an enclosure or...

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  • Get to Know Your PCB Design Stakeholders

    Get to Know Your PCB Design Stakeholders

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  • How Do I Know What Functionality to Put on Which Board/Component Placement Strategies for Multi-board PCB Systems

    How Do I Know What Functionality to Put on Which Board/Component Placement Strategies for Multi-board PCB Systems

    There’s only so much you can do with a single printed circuit board (PCB). We’ve seen advances in miniaturization and the steady rise in the number of transistors you can...

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