Why the Future of Electronics is Moving Away from Silicon Microchips
With technological advances and changing market trends, there has been a growing movement towards silicon carbide (SiC) and system-on-a-chip (SoC) designs.
Why Should You Use Rigid-Flex PCB Assembly?
Rigid-flex PCBs use both rigid and flexible substrates, enabling the electronic engineer to connect multiple layers of flexible and printed subcircuits.
PCBA Signal Integrity Problems: Ten Factors to Consider
It is difficult to protect each key signal from all noise intrusions, but this must be done to design an effective PCB assembly.
Castellations: How to Use Them in PCBA Design
We will review what castellations are, why they get used, and several design considerations for castellated edges.
How to Document Your PCBA Process for Better Results
We’ll walk you through the types of documentation your project requires, and how better documentation can speed up your PCBA project development.
The Five Biggest Design Mistakes for PCBAs
When it comes to PCBA manufacturing, take the time to consider all the challenges and risks you face.
Cooling Techniques for Rugged PCBA Designs
This short blog post covers design strategies for coping with and dissipating excess heat.
FAB Insights: PVT in PCBA Product Development
The production validation test (PVT) stage is a key milestone to proving your new PCBA project design can successfully run at full production volumes.
Optimize Your PCBA Project Manager Role with Cloud Manufacturing
A good PCBA project manager can make or break a project. Without the right tools at their disposal, even the best project manager can become overwhelmed.
Engineers are drowning in administrative tasks.
MCAD and ECAD Collaboration for Smart Electronics Design
Electrical and mechanical automated design occur simultaneously reducing possible validation gaps when two separate design efforts happen independently.
The Last 5 Checks Before Uploading Electronics Prototype Designs
Your PCBA prototyping success hinges on adhering to a comprehensive final checklist designed to close out open items from the design.
Successful PCBA Documentation Tips
An electronics engineer job is to make sure documentation is clean, up to date, and complete, which keeps production online and mitigates challenges.
Five Ways to Prevent Waste on PCBA Prototyping
PCBA prototyping establishes design feasibility and future manufacturability. Read our tips to prevent waste and improve success rates.
Rapid PCB Prototyping with Cloud Manufacturing
Rapid PCB prototyping approaches using cloud manufacturing can help time to market
Introduction to EMC Compliance in PCB Design
People new to the FCC and CE compliance process may find it daunting and cumbersome. This article is an excellent introduction to EMC compliance.
Red Hot PCB: QWERTY Keyboard Badge for Hackaday
This is the newest revision of the Basic Badge. It has a full QWERTY keyboard, beautiful color screen, and a speaker with 3-voice audio.
Red Hot PCB: High Performance Audio DAC
MacroFab Red Hot PCB features the ApplePi DAC, an ultra-high performance audio I2S DAC hat for the Raspberry P that eliminates the need for pre-amplifiers.
Red Hot PCB: Single Key Mechanical Keyboard
MacroFab Red Hot PCB features a the Big Switch, a fully-functional programmable macro key that runs QMK, has a mini USB port, and acts as a desk lamp.
Engineers are drowning in administrative tasks.
Via Tenting for PCB Design
Lead EE Parker discusses part selection when it comes to via tenting and non tented via tenting, which is a type of solder mask on surface mounted PCBs.
Red Hot PCB: Prime_O Keyboards
This weeks' Red Hot PCB doesn't operate like your normal staggered keyboard but is an ortholinear keyboard custom designed by PrimeKB.
Red Hot PCB: Illuminating Bike Light Control
This week's Red Hot PCB is a remote that controls the LEDs on a bicycle's tail light system and also the bike helmet!
Red Hot PCB: Open Source Autonomous Vehicles, using ESP8266
Our floor just finished assembling these boards, which are part of an interface for open source self-driving cars.
Red Hot PCB: Microcontroller Powered Electonic Neuron Simulators
This week's PCB is part of a biological neural network that are designed to understand the basics of the nervous system.
Red Hot PCB: UWB Radio Carrier
This UWB radio carrier enables autonomous flight of a drone using 3D localization.
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