August 30, 2018

PCB Design Checklist

When you design and build a printed circuit board (PCB), there are many components that must come together. Missing one step could result in a malfunctioning circuit board. There are certain steps that you must complete before moving forward. Ot...

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August 24, 2018

Breadboard vs PCB

No matter the type of electronic device you have, chances are it will need a board to control the majority of its functions. When it comes to building the board, it’s critical that the designer knows what type of board is most suitable for the electronic project. There are two main types of boa...

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July 31, 2018

PCB Plating Options

The finish of your printed circuit board will be one of the last steps you complete. It’s meant to prevent oxidation of any exposed copper. The soldermask is there to cover the majority of the circuitry. If the copper is oxidized, it cannot be soldered. When a Read More