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Creative Design with Buried Vias in Your Next HDI PCB
Creative design with buried vias is a great way to reduce the layer count in your next multilayer PCB.
How to Design With a DP83848C Ethernet PHY
Designing with a DP83848C Ethernet PHY requires a good understanding of the LAN and its underlying interface.
DDR Layout Tips to Maximize Signal Integrity of Complex Memory Devices
Increasing the capabilities and complexity of memory devices dramatically impacts PCB design. Follow these tips to optimize your DDR layout.
Design Guidelines for Your Next Wireless PCB
If you’re jumping into PCB antenna design, here are some important design points to consider.
How Autorouters Help Expedite Design
If you’re tired of routing by hand, try using the only design package with the best PCB autorouter.
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.
Split PCB Plane Pours are Partial to Carefully Managed Connections
PCB design for planes is made easy with common sense command structures.
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 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.
Fly-by Topology Routing for DDR3 and DDR4 Memory
Don’t let your memory fade when thinking about fly-by topology routing for DDR3 or DDR4.
Low Power Electronics: Do You Need a Battery to Keep Your Circuit Boards Online?
After you have an idea of how much power your IoT device requires, you’ll need to think about how to incorporate those power needs throughout the whole system design.
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.
Tips to Minimize the Effects of Differential Noise in RS485 Communication
RS484 communication and communication protocol work with your devices through a number of applications.
How to Expand Input and Output for a Microcontroller
Choosing a higher pin-count microcontroller can mean increased component costs. When your microcontroller reaches its I/O pin limit, you can expand its input and output with a few methods.
Utilizing Creative Routing Solutions with Tight Component Placement
Altium Designer makes it easy to place your required interconnects when component placement is tight.
When to Prefer a Longer Trace Over an Additional Via
If you need to choose between a longer trace or additional vias in your PCB, here are some things to consider.
Impedance Management through PCB Stackup Design with Reference Planes