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  • Even Simple Schematic Drawing Software is Better than Pencil and Paper

    Even Simple Schematic Drawing Software is Better than Pencil and Paper

    It may be easier to use a pencil and paper to sketch out a circuit, but you will get the best results by using simple schematic drawing software instead.

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  • SpaceX and Other Advanced Technologies Require Multi Board PCB Innovations

    SpaceX and Other Advanced Technologies Require Multi Board PCB Innovations

    To design multi-board PCB systems for SpaceX and other innovative technologies, PCB design tools that can develop Multi-Boards simultaneously are needed.

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  • Annular Rings and Multilayer PCB Design: Stay Within Your Tolerances

    Annular Rings and Multilayer PCB Design: Stay Within Your Tolerances

    Knowing how to calculate your annular ring dimensions can save you and your components from critical failure.

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  • Ground Bounce Reduction Techniques to Minimize Signal Integrity Issues

    Ground Bounce Reduction Techniques to Minimize Signal Integrity Issues

    Your PDN is crucial to understand, and knowing ground bounce reduction techniques is another facet to keeping your signal and power integrity intact and functioning to the best of its capabilities.

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  • How Blind, Buried and Through-Hole Vias Can Impact Your PCB Design

    How Blind, Buried and Through-Hole Vias Can Impact Your PCB Design

    Integrating blind, buried, or through-hole vias into your multi-layered PCB design can benefit your board in more ways than one.

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  • Properties of Semiconductors: Electrodeposition and PCB Devices

    Properties of Semiconductors: Electrodeposition and PCB Devices

    If you’re looking to innovate even further with your PCB designs, knowing the properties of semiconductors and related processes like electrodeposition can up your PCB device game.

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  • PCB Design Limitations Beyond Borders: Extending Past Edge Clearance

    PCB Design Limitations Beyond Borders: Extending Past Edge Clearance

    PCB design limitations are in-place for a reason; however, if you’re extending past edge clearance avoid falling off by keeping these design considerations in mind.

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  • Sooner or Later, Your PCB Design Layout Will Need Rework

    Sooner or Later, Your PCB Design Layout Will Need Rework

    Having to do rework can be difficult and demotivating. Here are some tips for helping you through the design change process on your next PCB design layout.

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  • Wet and Dry PCB Etching Solutions: Which Process is the Right Solution?

    Wet and Dry PCB Etching Solutions: Which Process is the Right Solution?

    There are many factors to consider when you are thinking about the various ways to etch your PCB, and how to know what’s best for your design.

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  • Where Do They All Go? PCB Layout Component Placement Guidelines

    Where Do They All Go? PCB Layout Component Placement Guidelines

    Placing components on a circuit board for the first time can be an intimidating prospect. Here are some PCB layout component placement guidelines to help.

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  • Best PCB Routing Practices after Auto Routing Goes the Distance

    Best PCB Routing Practices after Auto Routing Goes the Distance

    Your best PCB routing practices shouldn’t neglect the auto router; however, once your design has been auto routed, there is some additional routing left to do.

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  • Optimize PCB Designs Before Product Development With Clear Client Requirements

    Optimize PCB Designs Before Product Development With Clear Client Requirements

    Don't make a good design only to have to backstep after a new client demand has come through. Get your PCB design to product development smoothly with more clear client requirements.

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  • Raise the Volume: How To Design A Signal Amplification Device

    Raise the Volume: How To Design A Signal Amplification Device

    Learning how to design a signal amplification device can help your PCB design accomplish more within its parameters and design limitations.

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  • A Big Kick in PCB Interconnect Solutions: Multi-Board Best Practices

    A Big Kick in PCB Interconnect Solutions: Multi-Board Best Practices

    Multi-board PCB designs will require a bit more planning and testing to ensure their stability, make sure you have the PCB interconnect solutions to support them.

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  • If All Else Fails: How to Locate Short Circuits on a PCB

    If All Else Fails: How to Locate Short Circuits on a PCB

    By locating short circuits on a PCB, your design failure doesn’t have to be as long of a set-back as it could be. Find tips within on how to find where in the production process shorts occur.

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  • PCB Designers for SpaceX and Beyond: Yesterday’s Fiction, Tomorrow’s Reality

    PCB Designers for SpaceX and Beyond: Yesterday’s Fiction, Tomorrow’s Reality

    The technology of tomorrow to propel us further into space will require the next generation of tools, and PCB designers that are up to the SpaceX challenge.

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  • Step Up Your Game: Multi-Board Versus Multilayer Designs

    Step Up Your Game: Multi-Board Versus Multilayer Designs

    PCB designers are well versed in creating multilayer designs, but today's systems require the next step up. What you need to know about multi-board designs.

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  • No More Wrong Ports: Implementing USB Devices In Your Hardware Design

    No More Wrong Ports: Implementing USB Devices In Your Hardware Design

    You won’t want to be stuck using unique ports for all of your electronics, so learn how to implement a USB device in your hardware designs.

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  • Designing Operational Amplifiers: PCB Layout Tips to Reduce the Noise

    Designing Operational Amplifiers: PCB Layout Tips to Reduce the Noise

    Operational amplifiers are great tools for your PCB design; however, during PCB layout you’ll need some tips to keep your noise in check.

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  • Circuit Board Sizes and Shapes, How to Make a PCB

    Circuit Board Sizes and Shapes, How to Make a PCB

    With all the different sizes and shapes out there, it begs the question of how to make a PCB. The answer is, use the best PCB design software that you can.

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