Multi-board Design

  • Best Practices for Power Planes in Multi-board PCB Design

    Best Practices for Power Planes in Multi-board PCB Design

    Without power, the components on your PCB might as well be inert pieces of metal. In order to light a lightbulb, spin a motor, or otherwise perform some action such as maintaining the optimum...

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  • Selecting the Right Connectors in Multiboard Design

    Selecting the Right Connectors in Multiboard Design

    There are plenty of points to consider when selecting connectors in multiboard design. Frequency and switching speed limitations, temperature, and price are just a few.

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  • Multi-board vs Multilayer Designs and the Need for System Level Design

    Multi-board vs Multilayer Designs and the Need for System Level Design

    Multi-board vs multilayer designs requires PCB designers to step up their multilayer design skills to answer the need for true multi-board system level design.

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  • Ground Connectivity and High-Speed Signals in Multi-board Design

    Ground Connectivity and High-Speed Signals in Multi-board Design

    With the right layout and connection between boards, you can ensure clean high-speed signals in multi-board design.

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  • Multi-Board Electrical and Thermal Co-simulation using Sigrity PowerDC

    Multi-Board Electrical and Thermal Co-simulation using Sigrity PowerDC

    Cadence Sigrity PowerDC allows the users to predict the correct DC voltage drop based on the operating temperature of that region of the electronic product's printed circuit board. This demo will...

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  • Tips To Maintain Connectivity in a Multi-Board PCB System

    Tips To Maintain Connectivity in a Multi-Board PCB System

    Today’s electronics often incorporate multiple interconnected printed circuit boards (PCB) into their designs. Getting all the components in a multi-board system to work together as a cohesive final..

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  • Real World (Unexpected) Examples of a Multi-Board PCB System

    Real World (Unexpected) Examples of a Multi-Board PCB System

    What do reusable rockets, self-driving cars, and the blockchain have in common? Besides breaching major milestones in the last 3-5 years, they are all stellar examples of how advancements...

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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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  • How is a Multi-board PCB System Assembly Different from Rigid-Flex Assembly

    How is a Multi-board PCB System Assembly Different from Rigid-Flex Assembly

    When people typically think of multi-board PCB design, they tend to picture racks of boards in server farms or the components of a gaming rig. But what if your typical...

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  • How To Maintain Connectivity in a Multiboard PCB System

    How To Maintain Connectivity in a Multiboard PCB System

    Bringing a multiboard system together is a chance for the designer to spread their wings. As the circuit spreads, so do the risk of crossed signals. Some of the ways the circuits can get scrambled...

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  • Making the Little Things Count on Your PCB Design

    Making the Little Things Count on Your PCB Design

    Even as everything related to electronics shrinks in size, a few small areas that we have been able to ignore so far remain. Along with the physical reduction, we also encounter reductions in our...

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  • Winning With Fewer PCBs

    Winning With Fewer PCBs

    The business world keeps score with dollars and cents. The overhead cost of layout and material cost of bare boards are a significant drain on capital. Face it; Printed Circuit Boards are...

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