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Using an IPC-2152 Calculator: Designing to Standards
An online IPC-2152 calculator can help you design according to industry standards.
Asymmetric Striplines in Your Next Multi-layer PCB
If you’re considering using an asymmetric stripline impedance calculator, take some advice from this article first.
Working with IPC Compliant Footprint Models
Need to create a IPC compliant footprint for your custom component? Try using the footprint wizard in Altium Designer.
Routing Differential Pairs in Altium Designer
Routing differential pairs between components is easy in Altium Designer.
From Mechanical Drilling to Laser Drilling of Microvias
Designing an HDI multilayer PCB? Pay attention to the smallest drill size you need for your vias.
Sizing Vias in Your Next Multilayer PCBs
Your next multilayer pcb requires standard via sizes if you want to comply with industry standards.
Using Library Search Features for Easier Component Selection
The component selection and management tools in Altium Designer help keep you productive.
Addressing Forward and Backward Crosstalk in PCB Design
Forward and backward crosstalk can ruin signal integrity. Learn more about suppressing crosstalk in this article.
Breaking Down High Speed Design: Switching Speed, Rise Time, and EMI Coupling
Your next PCB could be running at high speed and you wouldn’t realize it. Learn more about what is considered a high speed PCB.
Layout Guidelines for Embedded Power Supplies
Some simple layout guidelines can help you maintain power integrity and signal integrity in your next PCB.
When Trace Resistance Trumps Trace Impedance
Using a PCB resistance calculator to calculate trace resistance can help you identify and mitigate power integrity problems in your next PCB.
Altium Designer 19 Has Arrived
Altium Designer 19 has just been released and features several exciting new and enhanced capabilities. Get a first look here at some of the latest functionality.
Is IPC CID Training Important for Your Design Career?
Is IPC CID Training Important for Your Design Career? Get Insights from CID IPC Trainer, Stephen Chavez.
SPICE Simulator Online Adaptation to Your Expertise
An online SPICE simulator makes it easy to understand the functionality of your device.
Manufacturing and Online Gerber Viewers: Manufacturing with Browser Based Design
An online Gerber viewer tool can help you get your manufacturer the information they need to build your board right the first time.
When Should You Use an Online Circuit Calculator?
Online circuit calculators can be a major time saver and can help you design a great electronic device, even if you aren’t an experienced engineer.
Online PCB Printing: What to Know With Small or Large PCB Services
Using online PCB printing and design software can help you move to manufacturing successfully, even if you’re new to PCB fabrication.
Which BGA Pad and Fanout Strategy is Right for Your PCB?
Learn how to choose the best pad size, pad type, and routing strategy for your BGA.
Differential Pair Impedance: Using a Calculator to Design Your PCB
Learn about the best uses and drawbacks of differential pair impedance calculators in this article.
Design Layout Integration and What it Means for Your Printed Circuit Board