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  • KiCad Tutorial 3/5 – Creating Custom Parts and Schematics Wiring Techniques

    KiCad Tutorial 3/5 – Creating Custom Parts and Schematics

    8 months 4 weeks ago hours ago

    In our previous two articles, we explained how to install and start with Kicad and how to create schematics on KiCad and also designed our 7-Segment LED Driver circuit in the processes. For this article, we will look at some of the things we skipped…

  • KiCad Tutorial 2/5 – Drawing Schematics on KiCad

    KiCad Tutorial 2/5 – Drawing Schematics on KiCad

    9 months ago hours ago

    We have already discussed how to select PCB designing software and compared the KiCad with other software. We also covered installing KiCad and its file structures in the first KiCad tutorial. To take things further, we will examine how to develop…

  • Which PCB software should you choose? – Selection Criteria and Available Options

    Which PCB software should you choose? – Selection Criteria and Available Options

    9 months ago hours ago

    Printed circuit boards (PCBs) have become a vital part of any electronics product/design development cycle. Today, dozens of PCB design software can be found in the market with familiarity and cost being the main distinguishing factor between them…

  • KiCad Tutorial 4/5 – PCB Design and Routing

    9 months ago hours ago

    In the last article, we looked at the development of electronics schematics with Kicad, along with some of the tips and tricks involved with getting the schematics ready for Kicad’s PCBnew software. For this article, we will look at transforming the…

  • PCB Routing and Board Layout in EAGLE

    Eagle Tutorial 3/4 – PCB Routing and Board Layout in EAGLE

    9 months ago hours ago

    In the previous EAGLE Tutorial, we have learned how to make an EAGLE schematic diagram for any electrical circuit. Now, to continue with our EAGLE PCB Tutorial, we will make an EAGLE PCB layout also known as a board diagram. The schematic diagram of…

  • Drawing schematics in EAGLE PCB Design Software

    Eagle Tutorial 2/4 - Drawing schematics in EAGLE PCB Design Software

    9 months ago hours ago

    In the first part of our eagle tutorial, we have learned about the Basics of PCB and Overview of EAGLE CAD software. Here to continue with our Eagle PCB tutorial, we learn to create a schematic diagram in EAGLE. To draw a schematic, we have chosen…

  • Understanding the IPC standards for PCB design

    Understanding the IPC standards for PCB design

    9 months ago hours ago

    IPC is a trade association that sets the standards and benchmarks for assembling and protecting the electronic equipments. Along with this, it also standardizes the training, market research, and public policy advocacy. The name of this association…

  • Tutorial 1/4 - Getting Started with EAGLE for PCB Designing

    Tutorial 1/4 - Getting Started with EAGLE for PCB Designing

    9 months 1 week ago hours ago

    Before the invention of PCBs, components were connected manually through the process of point to point wiring. For larger circuits, a greater number of components were used and it became very complicated and a tedious process to connect all…

  • Getting Started with KiCad

    KiCad Tutorial 1/5 – Getting Started with KiCad

    9 months ago hours ago

    We have already begun our deep dive into the world of PCB designing with our last article in which we learnt the Basics of PCB.  As mentioned in that article, we will continue with our PCB designing journey by learning how to use PCB Design Software…

  • ​​​​​​​Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) – Basics, Types, Terminologies and Design Tools

    ​​​​​​​Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) – Basics, Types, Terminologies and Design Tools

    9 months 1 week ago hours ago

    An average electronic circuit could consist of anywhere between tens to hundreds of components in it. While breadboards and dot boards might work for small circuits and design validations it is not practical to use them in final products or in…