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  •  Signal Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Signal Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Designing high-speed circuit boards requires an understanding of signal integrity fundamentals and layout best practices.

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  • Best Practices for Capturing Circuit Board Schematics

    Best Practices for Capturing Circuit Board Schematics

    Learn the best practices for creating circuit board schematics that are both readable and usable in our brief guide.

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  • Ensuring Proper Alignment of Layers and Components on a Printed Circuit Board

    Ensuring Proper Alignment of Layers and Components on a Printed Circuit Board

    Ensuring Proper Alignment of Layers and Components on a Printed Circuit Board

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  • Layout Best Practices for PCB Board-to-Board Connectors

    Layout Best Practices for PCB Board-to-Board Connectors

    Hear our recommendations on layout problems to avoid when working with PCB board-to-board connectors.

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  • Two Approaches To Ensuring Even Copper Distribution for a Printed Circuit Board

    Two Approaches To Ensuring Even Copper Distribution for a Printed Circuit Board

    Here are some strategies for even copper distribution on your PCB

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  • Optimal EMI Filter PCB Layout Guidelines

    Optimal EMI Filter PCB Layout Guidelines

    Employing the best EMI filter PCB layout guidelines requires you to view a design from a multidimensional perspective that targets electromagnetic compatibility.

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  •  PCB Layout Rules of Thumb for Consideration

    PCB Layout Rules of Thumb for Consideration

    Learn PCB layout rules of thumb and how to incorporate these design tips into your layout to avoid costly design errors.

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  • PCB Stacking Techniques for Board Layers in Layout

    PCB Stacking Techniques for Board Layers in Layout

    Because additional layers in a stackup can impact a design in many ways, you should consider these PCB stacking techniques before you increase the layer count.

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  • Is it Time to Design Printed Circuit Boards Around the Bill of Materials

    Is it Time to Design Printed Circuit Boards Around the Bill of Materials

    Relying on old methods can only get us so far, maybe it's time we look at other solutions

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  • Some Key Design Rules for PCB Layout

    Some Key Design Rules for PCB Layout

    An examination of the key design rules for PCB layout, and how these rules should be used within a PCB design CAD system.

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  • Via Stitching for High Current Traces in PCB Layouts

    Via Stitching for High Current Traces in PCB Layouts

    To help control thermal problems in a PCB design, it is important to understand via stitching for high current traces.

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  • Housekeeping and PCB Design: Let's Draw Some Parallels

    Housekeeping and PCB Design: Let's Draw Some Parallels

    Learn about the common compromises when it comes to designing a PCB.

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  • PCB Component Orientation Considerations for Optimum Part Placement

    PCB Component Orientation Considerations for Optimum Part Placement

    This article examines PCB component orientation problems and why part rotations are important both electrically and for manufacturability.

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  • PCB Component Placement Defect Detection for Layouts

    PCB Component Placement Defect Detection for Layouts

    This article is about different PCB component placement defect detection methods you can use to avoid common DFM errors.

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  • Designing to PCB Creepage and Clearance Standards in Circuit Board Layouts

    Designing to PCB Creepage and Clearance Standards in Circuit Board Layouts

    This article discusses the importance of maintaining PCB creepage and clearance standards in your circuit board layout and methods for accomplishing that.

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  • Exploring the Difference Between Single-Ended and Differential Signals

    Exploring the Difference Between Single-Ended and Differential Signals

    This article will explore the differences between single-ended and differential signals and show you how to use each to your advantage in your designs.

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  • Component Placement is a Game of Compromises

    Component Placement is a Game of Compromises

    Notes on why it's important for component placement to meet assembly requirements.

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  • Money Saving Tips for Printed Circuit Board Design

    Money Saving Tips for Printed Circuit Board Design

    Here are some money saving methods to keep your PCB designs profitable.

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  • Avoiding PCB Layout Errors With the Right Design Tools

    Avoiding PCB Layout Errors With the Right Design Tools

    Read on to learn how to avoid creating PCB layout errors by using the full features and functionalities of your design tools.

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  • Effective PCB Trace Width and Spacing

    Effective PCB Trace Width and Spacing

    This article is about the challenges of routing with the correct PCB trace width and spacing, as well as some design tooltips to help with that.

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