Altium Designer

PCB Design Tools for Electronics Design and DFM. Information for EDA Leaders.

  • How Bill of Material Software Can Protect You from Unintended Errors

    How Bill of Material Software Can Protect You from Unintended Errors

    When the design doesn’t synchronize with purchasing and manufacturing, unintended part problems can happen. Here’s how bill of material software can help.

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  • PCB Layout Tips to Design a Clap Switch Circuit

    PCB Layout Tips to Design a Clap Switch Circuit

    By adhering to PCB layout principles and following design guidelines, you can easily build a reliable clap switch for various electronics applications.

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  • PCB Via Noise Coupling in Multilayer PCBs

    PCB Via Noise Coupling in Multilayer PCBs

    Learn how via coupling in a multilayer PCB causes that mystery ground plane impedance in this article.

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  • Crosstalk in Mixed-Signal PCB Traces and Ground Planes

    Crosstalk in Mixed-Signal PCB Traces and Ground Planes

    How do split power and ground planes affect interference between analog and digital signals? Learn more in this article

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  •  Component Symbol Information Management and Display Usability

    Component Symbol Information Management and Display Usability

    Component symbol management is critical to your design workflow. See how a unified interface can help you implement your management strategy.

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  • PCB Production for Industry Manufacturing with Supplier Information

    PCB Production for Industry Manufacturing with Supplier Information

    PCB production for industry requires timely updates of component supplier information. See how a unified design environment can help you stay up to date.

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  • Creating a Ground Plane for Your PCB Design

    Creating a Ground Plane for Your PCB Design

    Your PCB design will probably have power planes of some kind on it. Here are some ways for creating a ground plane in your design using Altium Designer.

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  • Start Your Schematic Right with the Best Electronics Parts Management

    Start Your Schematic Right with the Best Electronics Parts Management

    With the best electronics parts management system working with your PCB design software, you will have success in organizing the components in your design.

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  •  Planning Your Next HDI Stackup with PCB Layer Management

    Planning Your Next HDI Stackup with PCB Layer Management

    If you need routing flexibility while ensuring signal integrity, you need to choose the right HDI stackup in your PCB. Learn about your options in this article.

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  • Practical PCB Design Tips for an Unroutable Board

    Practical PCB Design Tips for an Unroutable Board

    A PCB may be unroutable due to various reasons: limited dimensions, strict compliance to routing practices, and component choice. Follow these tips to save time and make your PCB routable.

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  • Schematic Capture Design Integration Thrives With Unified Partners

    Schematic Capture Design Integration Thrives With Unified Partners

    Easily output circuit variations in shareable formats to facilitate brainstorming throughout the design and development cycle.

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  • More than a Right-Click Menu Multi-Channel PCB Design

    More than a Right-Click Menu Multi-Channel PCB Design

    Don’t settle for old schematic capture tools that force you into extra work. A modern schematic editor based on a unified design environment is what you need.

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  •  Switching Units From MM to Mil and Other PCB Design Measurement Preferences

    Switching Units From MM to Mil and Other PCB Design Measurement Preferences

    It is no longer a problem to switch between imperial and metric units when designing PCBs. Altium Designer gives you a simple way of switching from MM to mil.

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  • BOM Management Tools for PCB Manufacturing

    BOM Management Tools for PCB Manufacturing

    BOM management tools are incredibly helpful in managing components and project costs during engineering and manufacturing.

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  • PCB Material Selection: How Substrate Properties Impact PCB Performance

    PCB Material Selection: How Substrate Properties Impact PCB Performance

    You might not absolutely have to know how every material selection can impact the design process, but it will help your designs down the line.

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  • PCB Design Guidelines for Using a TVS Diode for Transient Protection

    PCB Design Guidelines for Using a TVS Diode for Transient Protection

    Considering incorporating a TVS diode for your design’s voltage necessities? Make sure you refresh yourself on their parameters first.

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  • PCB Component Failure: How to Workaround a Tragedy

    PCB Component Failure: How to Workaround a Tragedy

    Turning the tragedy of PCB component failure into an opportunity to display your PCB design skills. By adding smart workarounds into your PCB design you can reduce the impact of PCB component failures

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  • Escape the Pain of a Gerber Files Viewer and Invest in a 3D PCB Editor

    Escape the Pain of a Gerber Files Viewer and Invest in a 3D PCB Editor

    With tighter schedules and smaller R&D budgets, you can’t afford the risk of going to manufacturing without first checking your design in a 3D PCB layout tool.

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  • Annotate Reference Designators With Custom Global Properties

    Annotate Reference Designators With Custom Global Properties

    Changes of reference designators due to re-annotation is important to migrate back to the schematic to keep information synchronized between schematic and PCB.

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  • Generate and Export Gerber File in Altium Designer: the Language of PCB Manufacturing

    Generate and Export Gerber File in Altium Designer: the Language of PCB Manufacturing

    Making sure that your PCB manufacturer can easily read your design files is essential to avoid delays and excess cost.

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