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  • Schematic Tips for Better Electronic Design Readability

    Schematic Tips for Better Electronic Design Readability

    Creating the best schematic design is more than circuit innovation, you also need electronic design readability for those who will be using the schematic.

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  • An Introduction to Stereolithographic Apparatus for Electronic Manufacturing

    An Introduction to Stereolithographic Apparatus for Electronic Manufacturing

    Stereolithographic apparatus are used still in electronic manufacturing for the printing of circuit boards and are improved with the rapid development of 3D printing.

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  • Passive Pi Filter Design and Simulation

    Passive Pi Filter Design and Simulation

    Your next power supply design or impedance matching network might be a pi filter. Here’s how these work and how to simulate them.

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  • Keys to Success with Your PCB CAD Parts Library

    Keys to Success with Your PCB CAD Parts Library

    If you want more information on what your PCB CAD parts library does and how you can better work with it, take a look here at some of these ideas.

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  • BGA Design in 4 layer PCBs: Circuit Routing and Pin Limitations

    BGA Design in 4 layer PCBs: Circuit Routing and Pin Limitations

    Ball grid arrays or BGAs in 4 layer PCBs can be difficult to rout and manage adequate transmission voltage with, here are design tips that can help.

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  • PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    See how you can design with confidence knowing your PDN is up to the task and keep your products humming smoothly.

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  • Power Supply Design for 12V: Challenges and EMI Reduction Tips

    Power Supply Design for 12V: Challenges and EMI Reduction Tips

    Power supply design for 12v electronics maintains traditional power supply design requirements and vulnerabilities.

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  • Designing a Flex PCB Prototype: PCB Design Tips and Considerations

    Designing a Flex PCB Prototype: PCB Design Tips and Considerations

    Designing a flex PCB prototype will test your ability for layout with time and material constraints, as well as require cost considerations.

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  • What Are The Advantages Of Rigid Flex PCB

    What Are The Advantages Of Rigid Flex PCB

    Rigid flex PCBs can have advantages ranging far and wide from easing enclosure and mechanical constraints to improving manufacturing yields.

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    Flex PCB design has many advantages. Along with those benefits come new design challenges that weren’t present in “standard” 2D PCBs. This e-book discusses common flex design issues and...

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  • Working with Thin Film Resistor Components in Your Next PCB

    Working with Thin Film Resistor Components in Your Next PCB

    Using a thin-film resistor provides lower profile and more reliable operation up to high frequency.

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  • Force and Pressure Sensors with Piezoelectric Load Cell Transducers

    Force and Pressure Sensors with Piezoelectric Load Cell Transducers

    Piezoelectric load cell transducers provide high sensitivity measurements with broad range and low threshold.

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  • Choosing Schematic Grid Sizes to Increase Your Design Productivity

    Choosing Schematic Grid Sizes to Increase Your Design Productivity

    To create complex schematics, you need a lot of control over your design environment including choosing schematic grid sizes. Here is more about that.

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    Every day is a busy for PCB Designers; strict schedules and tight deadlines. From layout to manufacture and testing, a single holdup can cost a business untold amounts in lost productivity.

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  • Do Your Circuits Need a Schottky Diode?

    Do Your Circuits Need a Schottky Diode?

    Schottky diode components are less well-known than silicon diodes, but they provide some important advantages in rectifying circuits.

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  • Circuit Design Tips for a 4x4 Matrix Keypad

    Circuit Design Tips for a 4x4 Matrix Keypad

    When creating and installing a 4x4 matrix keypad in your device, you’ll want to keep these reminders in mind.

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  • Adjustments to Default CAD Settings to Ease Life as a PCB Designer

    Adjustments to Default CAD Settings to Ease Life as a PCB Designer

    To be more productive with your PCB design tools, there are many different default CAD settings that you can change. Here is more information on how that works.

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  • Your Route to Design Success

    Your Route to Design Success

    Achieving routing closure can be one of the most difficult tasks in the PCB design process. User surveys have shown that routing often takes up 50% or more of the PCB design cycle.

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  • Non Conformal Coating on Printed Circuit Boards

    Non Conformal Coating on Printed Circuit Boards

    For the best protection around sensitive printed circuit boards, here is some information on what non conformal coatings are and how they should be used.

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  • Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    You’ll need to know about amplitude modulation and signal integrity when working with balanced modulator circuits in your designs.

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