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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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  • Ground Bounce Reduction Techniques to Minimize Signal Integrity Issues

    Ground Bounce Reduction Techniques to Minimize Signal Integrity Issues

    Your PDN is crucial to understand, and knowing ground bounce reduction techniques is another facet to keeping your signal and power integrity intact and functioning to the best of its capabilities.

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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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  • Raise the Volume: How To Design A Signal Amplification Device

    Raise the Volume: How To Design A Signal Amplification Device

    Learning how to design a signal amplification device can help your PCB design accomplish more within its parameters and design limitations.

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  • PCB Design Limitations Beyond Borders: Extending Past Edge Clearance

    PCB Design Limitations Beyond Borders: Extending Past Edge Clearance

    PCB design limitations are in-place for a reason; however, if you’re extending past edge clearance avoid falling off by keeping these design considerations in mind.

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  • Properties of Semiconductors: Electrodeposition and PCB Devices

    Properties of Semiconductors: Electrodeposition and PCB Devices

    If you’re looking to innovate even further with your PCB designs, knowing the properties of semiconductors and related processes like electrodeposition can up your PCB device game.

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  • High Current PCB Design and its Real World Applications

    High Current PCB Design and its Real World Applications

    Wondering what industries are utilizing high current PCB designs? Explore some real world examples within, and gain traction for ideas of your own.

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  • Mastering Magnetism: Hall Effect Sensors and Applications for PCBs

    Mastering Magnetism: Hall Effect Sensors and Applications for PCBs

    If you’re just delving into magnetism, or if you’re learning how to put it to good use in your PCB designs, knowing how a Hall effect sensor works can take you far.

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  • The Best PCB Design Tools Help You Grow From Design Kindergarten

    The Best PCB Design Tools Help You Grow From Design Kindergarten

    A mixed tool PCB design environment is an open invitation to chaos. Look here how a unified design environment makes for the best PCB design tool system.

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  • Designing Your PDN to Work Within Your PCB Layout Guidelines

    Designing Your PDN to Work Within Your PCB Layout Guidelines

    Designing a circuit board power distribution network can be a challenge. Here's how a PDN analyzer can help you to work within your PCB layout guidelines.

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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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  • See Where You are Going with Your PCB Power Distribution Network Design

    See Where You are Going with Your PCB Power Distribution Network Design

    Having a good power distribution network design is an important part of designing a PCB. A PDN analyzer can help by showing you the best PDN configuration.

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  • Soup-Up Your CAD Tools as a 64-Bit PCB Designer

    Soup-Up Your CAD Tools as a 64-Bit PCB Designer

    The more memory that your computer can handle will allow it to run more efficiently. As a 64-bit PCB designer, your CAD tools should reflect this for higher performance.

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  • Not That Much Force: Software for Updating PCB Layouts

    Not That Much Force: Software for Updating PCB Layouts

    Updating older PCB designs originally designed on another CAD system can be difficult and time consuming without translation software for PCB layout tools.

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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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  • Pass The Baton Well to PCB Design Successors

    Pass The Baton Well to PCB Design Successors

    Not only do they benefit your PCB design successors, but strong documentation and organization techniques breed a culture of clear communication and teamwork.

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  • No More Wrong Ports: Implementing USB Devices In Your Hardware Design

    No More Wrong Ports: Implementing USB Devices In Your Hardware Design

    You won’t want to be stuck using unique ports for all of your electronics, so learn how to implement a USB device in your hardware designs.

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  • The Best PCB Routing Software Helps You to Finish Your Design on Time

    The Best PCB Routing Software Helps You to Finish Your Design on Time

    The tools and tricks that you need to have waiting in the wings from the best PCB routing software that will help you to correctly finish your design on time.

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  • Bill of Materials for PCB: Part Numbers and Organization, or Packing Tetris?

    Bill of Materials for PCB: Part Numbers and Organization, or Packing Tetris?

    Learn how to use part numbers to effectively organize your BOM for your next PCB design project.

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  • Practical Setups for PCB Design and Other Tips for Success

    Practical Setups for PCB Design and Other Tips for Success

    Here are some ideas for hardware and other practical setups for PCB design, as well as tips for success that will help you in your PCB design career.

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