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  • CAD Layout Software for Modern PCB Design and Modern PCB Designers

    CAD Layout Software for Modern PCB Design and Modern PCB Designers

    With features and tools being approved month-over-month, CAD layout software for modern PCB design will continue to make the lives of designers easier.

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  • The Advantages of Using Project Templates for PCB Design

    The Advantages of Using Project Templates for PCB Design

    When designing a new PCB, instead of designing duplicate circuits take advantage of project templates to quickly create your new design.

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  • Build and Design an Inverted-F Antenna Directly on Your PCB

    Build and Design an Inverted-F Antenna Directly on Your PCB

    These inverted-F PCB antenna design rules will help you connect PC and cellular devices.

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  • Compensating Propagation Delay: Keep Your Pulse Trains On Time

    Compensating Propagation Delay: Keep Your Pulse Trains On Time

    Propagation delay in logic gates can corrupt data and put components out of sync. These routing tips will help you synchronize your signals.

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  • Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Use Altium Multi-Channel Design for Easy Repeat Circuit Use

    Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Use Altium Multi-Channel Design for Easy Repeat Circuit Use

    Repeat circuit use can be a major asset for your PCB design, but it is counterproductive to have team members waiting for revisions before completing their designs.

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  •  Incorporating DFM for Panelization in Your Electronics

    Incorporating DFM for Panelization in Your Electronics

    What you should know about panelization and how it will affect your design for manufacturing.

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  •  Hybrid or Compact: Fractal Antennas in PCB Design

    Hybrid or Compact: Fractal Antennas in PCB Design

    Design fractal antennas and place them in your layout using PCB design software.

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  • Build High Density Interconnect PCBs with Skip Vias

    Build High Density Interconnect PCBs with Skip Vias

    High density interconnect PCBs require creative routing strategies. Give connection component density a boost with skip vias.

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  • Increase Your Component and Trace High Density With Via-in-pad Technology

    Increase Your Component and Trace High Density With Via-in-pad Technology

    Via-in-pad technology gives designers significant routing flexibility. Learn more about via-in-pad designs in this article.

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  • Should You Use Thick or Thin FR4 for Your PCB Substrate?

    Should You Use Thick or Thin FR4 for Your PCB Substrate?

    Are you using FR4 for your PCB substrate? If so, the thickness may be more important than you think. Learn more about potential design issues in this article.

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  • Design for Easy Processes: Create and Link Supplier Data to Any Component

    Design for Easy Processes: Create and Link Supplier Data to Any Component

    We’ll often need to specify the datasheets to be used for our specified parts. Here’s how you can link any piece of supplier data in Altium Designer.

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  • EMI Reducing PCB Shielding Techniques to Incorporate in Your Designs

    EMI Reducing PCB Shielding Techniques to Incorporate in Your Designs

    PCB Shielding techniques will help to reduce your EMI as well as helping with any potential crosstalk. Learn how to implement enclosures in your designs.

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  • Easy PCB Routing Board Layout with Altium Designer

    Easy PCB Routing Board Layout with Altium Designer

    With Altium Designer, you have the capability and flexibility to easily layout your board and ensure that it meets all routing requirements for performance.

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  • Why You Need BOM Management Tools for PCB Design

    Why You Need BOM Management Tools for PCB Design

    Stepping up to a BOM management tool is an essential part of optimizing the PCB design and development process.

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  • Propagation Delay, Transmission Delay, and Analog Signal Resonance in Your PCB

    Propagation Delay, Transmission Delay, and Analog Signal Resonance in Your PCB

    Every PCB interconnect has transmission delay, leading to resonance effects that can degrade signal quality. Learn how to use transmission delay to your advantage in this article.

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  • PCB Noise Reduction with Linear Devices in Electronics

    PCB Noise Reduction with Linear Devices in Electronics

    Creative filter design does not have to be complicated. Learn how linear electronic devices work and how they can be used to build interesting filters.

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  • Explain Like I’m a Designer: ELIC PCB and HDI Multilayer Designing

    Explain Like I’m a Designer: ELIC PCB and HDI Multilayer Designing

    Maximize your connection and component density in multilayer PCBs using ELIC.

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  • How to Use Altium Designer to Quickly Place Components

    How to Use Altium Designer to Quickly Place Components

    Knowing where every part should go and how to use Altium Designer enables you to easily put every part in its place.

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  • Hardware Startup Questions: Beginning to Realize Your Electronics Dreams

    Hardware Startup Questions: Beginning to Realize Your Electronics Dreams

    By walking step-by-step through your main hardware startup questions, you can learn how to get your product design to first pass manufacturing and beyond.

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  • Three Exceptional Professional PCB Designers

    Three Exceptional Professional PCB Designers

    PCB Design professional role models you don't want to miss.

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