Project Management

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  •  Integrated Design Software vs. Access Databases For Bills of Materials

    Integrated Design Software vs. Access Databases For Bills of Materials

    Considering using an Access database for your next bill of materials? Here’s how integrated design software beats database software every time.

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  • Mitigating High Junction Temperature to Optimize PCB Performance

    Mitigating High Junction Temperature to Optimize PCB Performance

    Understanding the potential causes and effects of high junction temperature can help you mitigate PCB performance issues due to out-of-control temperatures.

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  • Copper Choice and Copper Efficiency for High-Frequency PCB Design

    Copper Choice and Copper Efficiency for High-Frequency PCB Design

    You’ll want to keep in mind the parameters being sought after with your copper choice for copper efficiency in high-frequency PCB design.

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  • The Problem With Using Excel Templates For Your Bill of Materials

    The Problem With Using Excel Templates For Your Bill of Materials

    Every new product needs a bill of materials. See how PCB design software wins out over an Excel template every time.

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  • How to Optimize HDI Design in Electronics

    How to Optimize HDI Design in Electronics

    HDI design is an important concept to understand as HDI technologies have facilitated the compact electronics revolution.

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  • Multi-Directional Communication for Easy Mechanical and Electrical Collaboration

    Multi-Directional Communication for Easy Mechanical and Electrical Collaboration

    Altium’s toolset automatically sets up your environment for import and export of CAD files that includes every intricate detail needed to render and evaluate your design.

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  • How to Use Blind and Buried Vias in Altium Designer

    How to Use Blind and Buried Vias in Altium Designer

    Using blind and buried vias in Altium Designer when routing can be very helpful in designs with high density. Here’s how to set up and use these vias.

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  • Leave Translation Magic in the Hands of Altium Import Wizard

    Leave Translation Magic in the Hands of Altium Import Wizard

    Use a Altium Designer’s Import Wizard for PCB translation magic.

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  • Copper Wrap Plating in Your PCB

    Copper Wrap Plating in Your PCB

    Need to improve PCB reliability? Learn more about incorporating copper wrap plating in your via designs.

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  • Prioritize Precision Querying in Circuit Board Design Software

    Prioritize Precision Querying in Circuit Board Design Software

    Altium Designer gives you precision filtering with its Query Builder.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Your Advanced BOM Can Integrate PCB Design With Vacation Time

    Your Advanced BOM Can Integrate PCB Design With Vacation Time

    To ensure an advanced bill of materials report, use BOM software that is integrated with your PCB design system and connected with your preferred part vendors.

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  • Choosing PCB Design Software Which Priortizes PCB Design

    Choosing PCB Design Software Which Priortizes PCB Design

    Designing PCB layer structure and component placement to include good grounding and solid net placement is a pleasure when your tools are available with intuitive menus and commands.

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  • Editing Multiple Components Anywhere in Footprint

    Editing Multiple Components Anywhere in Footprint

    Creating a PCB library component is not about separate entities anymore, the schematic symbol and PCB footprint are a team when editing multiple components.

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  •  Compare PCB Design Software Features For Your Device to Move to Manufacturing

    Compare PCB Design Software Features For Your Device to Move to Manufacturing

    This guide will discuss the most useful and desirable features that you would want to compare in PCB design software for your hardware startup environment.

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  • PCB Design Guidelines for Controlled Impedance Routing

    PCB Design Guidelines for Controlled Impedance Routing

    Controlled impedance routing can take some expertise in the area, but may help your designs’ signal integrity in the long run.

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  • Kick Your EDA Translators to the Curb: Choose Unified Design

    Kick Your EDA Translators to the Curb: Choose Unified Design

    Altium Designer 18 offers a modern unified design environment and EDA software that is built from the ground up and includes a framework with all the tools needed for printed circuit assembly design.

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