PCB Design

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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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  • Picking the Right Bluetooth Antenna for Your PCB Design

    Picking the Right Bluetooth Antenna for Your PCB Design

    Layout and signal are achieved so long as you maintain strong design best practices. Compare different types of Bluetooth antennas and explore the best PCB design practices for Bluetooth devices.

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  • Suppress Noise and EMI in Your PCB With the Right Analog Filter Design

    Suppress Noise and EMI in Your PCB With the Right Analog Filter Design

    You won’t want to muck through poor signal integrity in your circuit boards. Add the right active or passive filter to keep signal integrity high and suppress EMI.

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  • Avoid Signal Integrity Loss While Using a Fanout Strategy in Your PCB

    Avoid Signal Integrity Loss While Using a Fanout Strategy in Your PCB

    You’ll want to maintain your signal integrity in any PCB design. Signal integrity can be kept high when using fanout BGA traces in your PCB.

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  • Coatings vs Resins for Your PCB: What’s Best for Providing Protection?

    Coatings vs Resins for Your PCB: What’s Best for Providing Protection?

    There are a plethora of differences in the levels of protection coatings and resins offer your PCB. Which is best for you?

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  • Learning the PCB Design Software Shortcuts to Hack Your Design Growth

    Learning the PCB Design Software Shortcuts to Hack Your Design Growth

    If you’re wondering about the PCB design software shortcuts that are available for users of Altium, look no further for a few of the most useful and common ones.

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  • Manufacturing Startup Costs: Budget for Tests and Success

    Manufacturing Startup Costs: Budget for Tests and Success

    Design, components, testing, and manufacturing costs are a major challenge for any hardware startup. Learn how to manage all of it with these budgeting tips.

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  • Generate Gerber Files in Altium Step-by-Step from Schematic to PCB

    Generate Gerber Files in Altium Step-by-Step from Schematic to PCB

    Learn step-by-step how to generate a gerber file in Altium from your schematic to creating a PCB and finally with the manufacturing output files.

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  • GPS Antennas in Your PCB Design: You Won’t Get Lost Again

    GPS Antennas in Your PCB Design: You Won’t Get Lost Again

    If you want functioning GPS, you can add it on your PCB through antenna design and other signal integrity tips to manage its functionality.

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  •  Dual-Band PCB Antenna Design: Keeping Your EMI In-Line

    Dual-Band PCB Antenna Design: Keeping Your EMI In-Line

    Design dual-band antennas and place them in your layout using PCB design software.

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  • Preventing Ground Loops in Your PCB Design

    Preventing Ground Loops in Your PCB Design

    Ground loops cause serious signal integrity issues in electronic devices. Learn how to prevent ground loops in your PCB design.

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  • Understanding Ground Planes in Your Two-Layer PCB

    Understanding Ground Planes in Your Two-Layer PCB

    Star connections and ground plane gridding can help prevent noise from ground loops and EMI in your PCB designs.

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  • Milling Artwork in Copper: PCB Router Bit Diameters Get the Job Done

    Milling Artwork in Copper: PCB Router Bit Diameters Get the Job Done

    Take a look here for a description of the interrelationship between PCB output files and etching copper with PCB router bit diameters

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  • Laser Drilling Microvias and Stub Removal in PCBs

    Laser Drilling Microvias and Stub Removal in PCBs

    Clean up stubs, route signals to small traces, and increase component density by laser drilling microvias in your PCB.

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  • Why Startup Transition is a Concern for Embedded Systems

    Why Startup Transition is a Concern for Embedded Systems

    Startup transition in embedded systems is a necessary process to be mindful of and to prepare your circuit boards for.

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  • How to Create a Schematic in Altium Designer: The Journey of a Thousand PCBs

    How to Create a Schematic in Altium Designer: The Journey of a Thousand PCBs

    Don’t get overwhelmed by how to create a schematic in Altium Designer. Use the tools you need to succeed in that first step to moving into layout and design.

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  • How to Highlight Nets in Altium Designer to Simplify Schematic and PCB Designs

    How to Highlight Nets in Altium Designer to Simplify Schematic and PCB Designs

    To be confident in your design, you must know that your nets are routed properly. Highlighting your net removes all doubt about whether your net is connected properly.

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  • High Density Interconnect Boards and How They Can Benefit Your Design

    High Density Interconnect Boards and How They Can Benefit Your Design

    High-density interconnect boards require a bit of a careful understanding for their utilization, but can give you an advantage in your pcb designs once you know.

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  • Circular Product Design and PCBs for a Healthier World

    Circular Product Design and PCBs for a Healthier World

    Looking at several techniques of updating your PCB design process so as to involve a circular product design that encourages healthy environmental practices.

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  • Peeling Back the Layers: Electronic PCB Stackup

    Peeling Back the Layers: Electronic PCB Stackup

    Defining your electronic PCB layers optimizes your design and keeps manufacturing costs to a minimum for a happy supply chain budget.

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