Project Management

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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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  • How to Systematically Organize Your Messy Schematic Design

    How to Systematically Organize Your Messy Schematic Design

    If your schematic design is messy, it’s time to clean it up. Follow these tips to systematically organize your schematic design and minimize issues for anyone who may inherit your project.

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  • Medical Technology Innovations and the Electronics That Enable Them

    Medical Technology Innovations and the Electronics That Enable Them

    Medical technology innovations are paving the way for smarter, stronger healthcare between doctors, patients, and anyone involved in life sciences.

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  • The Cost of CAD Software: What Strong Design Tools are Really Worth

    The Cost of CAD Software: What Strong Design Tools are Really Worth

    Knowing what you are looking for before you invest in the cost of CAD software is important. Find out in advance what strong design tools are really worth.

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  • PCB Routing Options to Maximize Design Adaptability

    PCB Routing Options to Maximize Design Adaptability

    Before jumping into your PCB routing, options available need to be made clear. What manufacturing specifications are you working for, and what tools available?

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  • Specialty Product Design Duplicates Success Across Campaigns

    Specialty Product Design Duplicates Success Across Campaigns

    It’s tempting to jump into product diversification. Here’s what you need to know before doing so.

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  • Strength of BOM Applications for Everything from Hobby Boards to Large Systems

    Strength of BOM Applications for Everything from Hobby Boards to Large Systems

    A PCB bill of materials that is unusable is worthless. You need a BOM application that will allow you to format and output your BOM data the way you need it.

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  • Sporty 3D Component Model Drivers for Layout in PCB Design

    Sporty 3D Component Model Drivers for Layout in PCB Design

    Importing 3D models should be easy with EDA tools built to elegantly incorporate available updates.

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  • Designing for Medical IoT Applications: Challenges and Considerations

    Designing for Medical IoT Applications: Challenges and Considerations

    If you’re looking to add IoT to your medical domain, consider the following applications and challenges when you design for medical IoT devices.

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  • How to Create a PCB Layout from a Schematic in Altium Designer

    How to Create a PCB Layout from a Schematic in Altium Designer

    You’ve completed your schematic, now it’s time to get started on the layout. First though you need to know how to create the PCB from an Altium Schematic.

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  • The Role of Embedded Capacitors in PCB Design

    The Role of Embedded Capacitors in PCB Design

    With surface mount becoming more viable, PCB designers are relying on embedded capacitors to ensure stability in their designs.

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