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  • Electronic Component Symbols

    Basic Electronic Component Symbols that Every PCB Design Engineer Should Know

    1 day ago hours ago

    The process of designing a PCB starts from understanding the circuit schematics and proceed with converting the schematics into a PCB Layout. To understand the schematics, any designer needs to know the circuit symbols for all basic components. If…

  • Home Made PCBs

    Home Made PCBs – A Step by Step guide to build PCBs in your Home

    5 months ago hours ago

    Getting a PCB fabricated from a manufacturer requires prior planning and might not be feasible for very low volume. It is also not advisable to approach professional PCB fabricators to build our hobby circuits, that is why in this tutorial, we are…

  • SMT Soldering Process in PCB Assembly Factory

    SMT Soldering Process in PCB Assembly Factory

    7 months ago hours ago

    PCBs are found in almost every Electronic device and with the increased demand for Electronic devices all around the world, their production rate is increasing day by day. There are many small and big PCB manufacturers all over the world and all are…

  • PCB Trace Width and Trace Spacing

    PCB Track Width and Track Resistance – Importance, Calculation, and Design Tips

    7 months ago hours ago

    PCB boards are the basic element of all the electronic devices that we are using today. These PCB boards are used to minimize the size and complications that are involved in the wired circuits. The wires in typical circuits are converted as tracks…

  • PCB Grounding Techniques

    PCB Grounding Techniques that Every Designer Should Know

    8 months ago hours ago

    A proper Grounding is important for any circuit to work as designed, the importance of grounding cannot be stressed enough especially if the circuit consists of many analog and switching components. When designing a Printed Circuit board (PCB) the…

  • PCB Quality Control

    PCB Quality Control – Things to validate during Design, Fabrication, Procurement and Inspection

    8 months ago hours ago

    Most modern electronic devices utilize one or more printed circuit boards. All the functions and performance of the electronic devices are dependent mainly on PCB. Therefore, it is logical to state that PCBs are the heart of electronic devices, and…

  • PCB Design Guidelines for Assembly (DFA)

    PCB Design Guidelines for Assembly (DFA)

    1 week ago hours ago

    Assembly in PCBs involves combining the board with other components, such as the connectors, heat sinks, enclosures, etc, to make up the full product. PCB assembly should be put into consideration early enough during the design process so that we do…

  • PCB Design Guidelines for Manufacturing (DFM)

    PCB Design Guidelines for Manufacturing (DFM)

    8 months ago hours ago

    Errors in the manufacturing process of printed circuit boards (PCB) can be very heartbreaking and costly. Such errors mostly are a result of poor design, and they affect the quality of the final product. Manufacturing is among the final phases of…

  • Common Mistakes while designing a PCB

    Common Mistakes while designing a PCB and Tips to avoid them

    9 months ago hours ago

    PCBs are normally designed after the complete circuit design is tested and finalized. Once the PCB design is done the design file will be sent to the PCB manufacturer for fabrication. On average these boards will be manufactured in large numbers and…

  • Creating schematic symbols and custom footprints in EAGLE CAD

    Eagle Tutorial 4/4 – Creating new schematic symbols and custom footprints in EAGLE CAD

    9 months ago hours ago

    The best part of the EAGLE is its wide collection of component libraries. During our previous EAGLE PCB tutorial, we have learned how to create schematics and how to create a board layout in EAGLE. In most of the case, you will find all the…