Routing

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Practice Makes Perfect: How to Test Electronic Components during PCB Design

    Practice Makes Perfect: How to Test Electronic Components during PCB Design

    Don’t foul your design in its last minutes, practice during design by testing electronic components on your circuit board.

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  • Through It All: PCB Tools and What Experience Has Shown

    Through It All: PCB Tools and What Experience Has Shown

    Through years of growth and change in the industry, PCB tools have also grown and changed to meet the demands of today's PCB design needs and requirements.

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  • How is Your Design Affected by PCB Component to Edge Clearance?

    How is Your Design Affected by PCB Component to Edge Clearance?

    You’ve got one board, and a thousand components to place. Knowing your component to edge clearances will give you the fighting chance you need to place them.

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  • The Best PCB Component Placement Software Helps You to Efficiently Finish Your Placement

    The Best PCB Component Placement Software Helps You to Efficiently Finish Your Placement

    Before you can start routing your PCB design, you need to first finish placing the parts. Here’s how the best PCB component placement software can help you.

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  • What’s Worse: Holes in Your Winter Gloves or Copper Layer Defects?

    What’s Worse: Holes in Your Winter Gloves or Copper Layer Defects?

    Don’t let mismatched socks get in the way of getting warm, and don’t let mismatched copper layering get in the way of effective PCB design.

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  • No, I Don’t Want to Make a U-turn: Guidelines for PCB Trace Routing

    No, I Don’t Want to Make a U-turn: Guidelines for PCB Trace Routing

    Sometimes, you need to trust the map. Sometimes, your intuition is more accurate. This applies as much to traffic as it does to pcb trace routing.

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  • High-Speed Design Techniques: Trace Tuning for Routing Length Matching: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

    High-Speed Design Techniques: Trace Tuning for Routing Length Matching: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

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  • High-Speed Design Techniques: Trace Tuning for Routing Length Matching

    High-Speed Design Techniques: Trace Tuning for Routing Length Matching

    Here are some high-speed design techniques on trace tuning for routing length matching traces. Read on to find out more.

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  • The Best Multilayer PCB Design Tips for Circuit Board Layout: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

    The Best Multilayer PCB Design Tips for Circuit Board Layout: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

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  • The Top Reasons Why PCB Design Software with Auto Routing Can Save You Time: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

    The Top Reasons Why PCB Design Software with Auto Routing Can Save You Time: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

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  • Introduction to High Speed PCB Designing: How to Eliminate Crosstalk

    Introduction to High Speed PCB Designing: How to Eliminate Crosstalk

    What is crosstalk in your PCB design and how you can eliminate it. Read on to find out more.

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  • The Best Multilayer PCB Design Tips for Circuit Board Layout

    The Best Multilayer PCB Design Tips for Circuit Board Layout

    Some of the best multilayer design tips for your first multilayer PCB design. Read on to find out more.

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  • The Top Reasons Why PCB Design Software with Auto Routing Can Save You Time

    The Top Reasons Why PCB Design Software with Auto Routing Can Save You Time

    There’s a lot that can slow down your design, and routing traces is at the top of the list. PCB design software with auto routing will help you to reduce the time it takes to finish your design.

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  • What Are the Best PCB Design Software Features That You Should Consider?: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

    What Are the Best PCB Design Software Features That You Should Consider?: PCB Design Tips & Tricks - Altium Audio Bites

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