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Improve Your Next PCB Prototype: Better Debugging, Testing, and Reliability

Learn how to improve your next PCB prototypes as engineers push the boundaries of hardware technology to enhance debugging, testing, and general liability

June 6, 2024

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Electronics Production: Upgrading Inventory Systems with Modern Tech

Inventory and supply chain management software and processes play a pivotal role in safety, efficiency, & security of electronics manufacturing operations.

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Fab Insights: HASL vs ENIG

Choosing the right surface finish for a PCBA can be tricky. HASL and ENIG differ in their methods of coating printed circuit boards.

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Smaller Electronics Teams Struggling to Do More, More Efficiently

Smartly leveraged technology and old-school relationship management with suppliers and vendors is essential for success with smaller supply chain teams.

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How Do QFN Packages Compare to Other Surface Mount ICs?

This article aims to arm electrical engineers and PCBA designers with comprehensive insights into the QFN package.

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Updated Electronics Part-Sourcing

As a result of the new ordering system, placing an order is now simpler, as all the necessary information can be provided to MacroFab in a logical order.

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Order Now to Reduce Lead Times During Lunar New Year 2024

Our goal at MacroFab is to assist our customers to be well-prepared to meet their end-user needs with minimal disruptions.

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Tackling Electronics Procurement Challenges in the Upcoming Year

As we edge closer to the end of 2023, procurement leaders are reviewing their current strategies and making changes for the coming year.

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Safeguarding Your PCBA Design From Electromagnetic Interference

Addressing Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and fostering Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) emerge as critical concerns.

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The Electronics Industry’s Need for Diverse Supply Chains

Electronics companies that diversify their suppliers, sourcing locales, and manufacturing sites bolster their defenses against potential disruptions.

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Diversification is Key to Electronics Industry Resilience

Diversification has emerged as a pillar for resilience, evident in the hardware technology sector, where diversification bolsters resilience and growth.

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Strategic Advantages of Digital Procurement in Electronics Manufacturing

Most companies have invested in digital supply chain technologies, improving management systems, boosting their resilience to supply chain disruptions.

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90 Days to Prepare for Lunar New Year 2024

As we approach the Lunar New Year, which starts on February 10, 2024, it’s important to remember a shift in Asian electronics manufacturing.

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Why Do Hardware Startups Fail?

An analysis of data reveals key factors contributing to the failure of hardware startups.

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Why PCBA Design Reuse is Becoming More Common

PCBA design reuse lags behind other industries, despite proven benefits to accelerate development. Explore the benefits, challenges, and future trends.

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Understanding and Implementing Mil-Spec Standards in PCB Assemblies

Mil-Spec (military spec) outlines the rigorous standards the DoD sets for the physical and functional requirements for products and systems it purchases.

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Exploring the Power of ITAR-Compliant PCBA Production

ITAR-compliant PCBA production ensures flawless performance and protects sensitive information in defense, aerospace, and other ITAR-related industries.

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Expert Tips for High-Speed Backplane PCB Design

Improve your high-speed backplane bus reliability with expert design tips.

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How Drone Technology is Changing Modern Service Industries

Exploring the commercial applications and exciting future of drones.

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ITAR in PCBA Production: Insights You Might Be Missing

ITAR regulates a wide range of sensitive technologies, from primary military equipment to gas turbines, electronics, and personal protective gear.

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Lunar New Year Prep: 120 Days to Ensure Your PCBA Production

This event has the potential to impact supply chains in America, as the festivities necessitate closures of factories and businesses throughout East Asia.

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MacroFab Announces ITAR Compliance and Registration

We’re thrilled to share that MacroFab Inc. has now obtained ITAR registration from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

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Protect PCBA Designs From Reverse Engineering: Tips and Tricks

Reverse engineering (RE) is a real and persistent threat in the world of electronics and is a threat that can potentially undercut your market position.

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How Poka Yoke Can Improve Your PCBA Design Process

We'll delve into essential aspects of incorporating Poka Yoke principles into PCBA design including DFM, and Clear Labeling and Documentation.

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