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This article discusses the potential problems with PCB component to edge clearances that are too tight and what the designer can do about it.
IPC component spacing guidelines exist to minimize physical overlap and electrical interference that could have detrimental effects on PCB performance.
This article explores figuring out the right IPC through-hole standards in PCB design and how to apply them in calculating pad size.
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These PCB design principles help beginners ensure design reliability and manufacturability for their PCB designs. Learn how to put them into practice.
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