2803, 2017

Physical strength of PCB

March 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Physical strength of PCB

  Despite spending lots of effort on building circuits and PCB layouts to avoid power loss and poor efficiency, the physical strength PCB decides its life time and tolerance especially when the system is used in the harsh environment such as [...]

2703, 2017

CAD Design of PCB

March 27th, 2017|Comments Off on CAD Design of PCB

CAD Design  PCB Manufacturing a quality assured printed circuit board consumes a lot of effort and hard work. Let’s discuss step by step Process in producing a single layer PCB for the ease of understanding. CAD Design  PCB PCB starts [...]

2403, 2017

Stray capacitance in PCB

March 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Stray capacitance in PCB

  Unwanted or more preferably unavoidable capacitance induced in the electronic components due to their parallel alignment is generally referred to as parasitic effect or stray capacitance. High frequency system operating in RF and microwave spectrum often encounters this effect. [...]

2303, 2017

PCB trace Resistance

March 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on PCB trace Resistance

PCB trace Resistance   Resistance is the most common term used by engineers irrespective of the field they work. Resistors are found in almost every circuit being designed. However the resistance at inappropriate spot can cause huge problems from energy [...]

2203, 2017

Issues in Embedded PCB Components

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Issues in Embedded PCB Components

Issues in Embedded PCB Components Modern electronic circuit’s marketplace depends on its size. Smaller the sizes better the system. In order to make smaller PCB, embedded components is the efficient solution so far. Embedded PCB components play a key role in [...]

2103, 2017

Starved Thermals,Acid Traps,Small Annular Rings

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Starved Thermals,Acid Traps,Small Annular Rings The Most Common Problems that Incur in PCB Design--Acid Traps   The Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design is the most important and crucial stage of any device. You need to follow the Design Rule Checking (DRC) [...]

2003, 2017

PCB Static effect and interference in PCB

March 20th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Static effect and interference in PCB

PCB Static effect and interference in PCB Printed circuit boards (PCB) comprise of single or multi insulating layers and one or more copper layers which contain the signal traces and powers lines. The design of printed circuit boards is important as [...]

1603, 2017

PCB Design – Adding Fiducial Marker and Tooling Strip To Your Design

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PCB Design - Adding Fiducial Marker and Tooling Strip To Your Design   What could have gone wrong for a PCB design that has been tested working on a prototype level? The circuit is working perfectly after hours of manually soldering on components [...]

1503, 2017

Things to consider before buying PCB products

March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Things to consider before buying PCB products

Things to consider before buying PCB products The minimum acceptable order When you are starting off with a PCB Design, you are often not sure about the actual performance of the PCB when it will be deployed to the real field. [...]

1403, 2017

PCB Trace Design

March 14th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Trace Design

  Optimizing PCB designs to meet industrial standards reserves a huge place in ensuring the system’s efficiency and life span. One of the major design aspects to be PCB optimized is Power loss. In order to significantly reduce power loss, [...]

1303, 2017

Best Design Practice for Real Time Clock RTC PCB Design

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Best Design Practice for Real Time Clock(RTC) PCB Design.   When it comes to PCB design for Real Time Clock(RTC), it’s best to keep it simple and adhere to all the recommended best practices. The reason is, you may not [...]

1003, 2017

What is New in Printed Circuit Board PCB Making?

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on What is New in Printed Circuit Board PCB Making?

PCB Making 3D PCB Printers If you were a hobbyist and wanted to make a quick one-off PCB at home, there are a number of steps that you must follow. After preparing the PCB design, you then print out the [...]

903, 2017

What you did not know about PCB Technology

March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on What you did not know about PCB Technology

  1.All PCBs must obey Ohms Law Yes, the simple high school Ohms Law. Ohms law dictate the relationship between voltage, current and also resistance. It says that the voltage, V must be equal to the product of current, I and [...]

703, 2017

Preparing PCB for manufacture(3)-Rules Check

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Preparing PCB for manufacture(3) Perform Electrical Rules Check (ERC) This is an important step and can simply be performed by clicking the ERC button on the tools bar. In this case, there are two errors: Power pin connected to VCC and [...]

203, 2017

Create the board design-Ratsnest

March 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Create the board design-Ratsnest

Ratsnest After you are satisfied that all looks good, go to File>Switch to Board. This will make a .brd file from a .sch file. Using a ‘Wire’ tool, create an outline of your choice as shown just above. Drag your [...]

103, 2017

PREPARING A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD FOR MANUFACTURE–HARDWARE

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Due to the explosive number of online maker community, there has been a steep increase in the number of hobbyists who find it fun to make things by themselves. This is well supported by open source software and hardware. Amazing [...]

2802, 2017

TWO COMMON PCB FABRICATION PROBLEMS

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on TWO COMMON PCB FABRICATION PROBLEMS

There are various problems that may occur during PCB fabrication. Knowing how these problems arise is important since it helps in dealing with those problems long before they occur. This brief discussion will prepare the PCB engineer ahead of time. [...]

2102, 2017

Open Source Platforms For New PCB Designers

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Open Source Platforms For New PCB Designers

Design This article is for the new graduates or who has just stared to study PCB design. Here are the list of online resources that can help you with learning and earning from PCB designs.   STUDYING : For studying [...]

2002, 2017

Things you didn’t know about Vias for Double-Sided PCB Design

February 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Things you didn’t know about Vias for Double-Sided PCB Design

Things you didn’t know about Vias for Double-Sided PCB Design Vias If you only design single sided boards in your projects, then you may not have heard of this term:Via. As your electronics projects get larger and more complex, you realize [...]

1402, 2017

PCB Thermo-mechanical Properties of Base Material

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The two main properties of PCB base material are thermo-mechanical and electrical. PCB Thermo-mechanical Properties of Base Material: PCB Thermo-mechanical Properties: Thermal expansion can be calculated by thermo-mechanical analysis (TMA). This method uses a device which measures dimension of temperature versus sample. The z-axis CTE [...]

1302, 2017

Performance Issues of PCB Base Material

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In order to increase the circuit performance we need to increase the performance of base material. This can be achieved by Circuit densification Higher circuit operating frequencies Performance Issues of PCB Base Material   Circuit densification: To increase printed circuit performance is to place [...]

1002, 2017

PCB Base Material Types

February 10th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Base Material Types

PCB Base Material Types The three main types of base material include The Resin System The Reinforcement The conductor PCB Base Material Types: Resin System: The most common resin is the epoxy resin. There are further other types of epoxy resin. The epoxy [...]

902, 2017

PCB Selective soldering

February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Selective soldering

PCB Selective soldering   Through-hole technology is becoming less and less frequent on PCB assemblies these days. There are however a number of components that are widely used in their through-hole packages and they still need to be soldered. Wave [...]

802, 2017

Electrical spacing rules–PCB Clearance

February 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Electrical spacing rules–PCB Clearance

Voltages above 30VAC or 60VDC are usually considered hazardous. From an operating safety point of view, this is where spacing rules become very significant.   PCB design trends are always heading towards size reduction and increased component density in the search [...]

702, 2017

TYPES OF PWB (PRINTED WIRING BOARD)

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TYPES OF PWB (PRINTED WIRING BOARD) Processes of PWB (PRINTED WIRING BOARD) Subtractive: Subtractive process is the PWB (printed wiring board) type where the unnecessary portion of copper foil on the base substrate is etched away leaving behind the required conductor pattern   [...]

602, 2017

Considerations for Creating a BOM

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Considerations for Creating a BOM

Considerations for Creating a BOM   Creating a BOM, or bill of materials, is an important aspect in the manufacturing of a PCB. A bill of materials can be compared to a shopping list, it`s a complete instruction set for what [...]

402, 2017

PCB GUARD RING AND TRACE

February 4th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB GUARD RING AND TRACE

The proper selection of components and good selection of material for substrate electrical connections and correct implementation of input guard into the design can optimize the electrical leakage in critical low voltage signal terminals There are some components like linear [...]

302, 2017

Silkscreens part 2

February 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Silkscreens part 2

Silkscreens part 2--Silkscreen As mentioned in the previous article, although the PCB silkscreen layer does not serve any role in the actual functioning of a PCB, proper design can make manufacturing and later on troubleshooting  a lot easier. Another thing to look for [...]

2301, 2017

Silkscreens part 1

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Silkscreens part 1 When it comes to PCB manufacturing, every bit of information counts.  The silkscreen layers come with vital visual information regarding component references, part numbers, test points, warning symbols or manufacturer logos and markings. In the early days of [...]

2001, 2017

PCB Silkscreen printing technologies

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Silkscreen printing technologies

As we`ve seen in our previous articles, in today`s high density PCBs, the silkscreen is not a top priority. However, a detailed  PCB silkscreen can help both the manufacturer and engineer easily locate and identify components. The name of the PCB [...]

1801, 2017

PCB Vendor Markings – pcb marking

January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Vendor Markings – pcb marking

Most PCBs are flooded with PCB marking, mostly on the silkscreen layer and in relation to placement, type, polarity or component reference. This is one of the reasons why silkscreen layers are sometimes referred to as ident layers.  These PCB [...]

1601, 2017

PCB Parasitic effects

January 16th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Parasitic effects

PCB Parasitic effects The PCB parasitic effects are created mostly because of inductors and capacitors in the PCB. This PCB parasitic effect is also created apparently by the unwanted inductance or capacitance between two conductors carrying current through them. This current carrying trace [...]

1301, 2017

Grounding Plane in PCB

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Grounding Plane in PCB

Every electronic circuit has got circuit ground where the return current will sink all over from the circuit. This ground point has got great significance in signal integrity and EMC considerations. There are many practices to make the perfect system [...]

1101, 2017

PCB Copper weight – PCB design considerations

January 11th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Copper weight – PCB design considerations

  One of the critical steps most of us face when ordering a printed circuit board is specifying the PCB copper weight. The most common unit of measure for the copper thickness on PCBs is the ounce (oz). A 1oz [...]

2112, 2016

Crazy karaoke game

December 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Crazy karaoke game

Crazy karaoke game Organized this event, in order to colleagues physical and mental health: first, relax, recharge refueling; two is to communicate with each other, enhance feelings and resonance; the three is the sense of belonging and superiority.--pcb order Our [...]

1612, 2016

Thailand play

December 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Thailand play

Thailand play Thailand culture Religion Buddhism is Thailand's state religion, 90% of people believe in buddhism. For hundreds of years, it is closely related to Buddhism, both in the aspects of customs, literature, art, architecture and so on. In Thailand, [...]

1412, 2016

MONOSTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS

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MONOSTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS Monostable Multivibrator:  A monostable multivibrator is also known as one shot because a signal either rising edge or falling edge when applied to the trigger input then the output will go in active state for the programmed time [...]

1212, 2016

Have clear cool swim

December 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Have clear cool swim

Have clear cool swim Mi Mi water ecological scenic waterfall in Karst is a typical karst spring, perennial currents, seasons inexhaustible, clean water along the cliff Ganlie, flew down, forming a drop of 93 meters, 45 meters and other multi-level [...]

912, 2016

One Wire Digital sensor Interface

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on One Wire Digital sensor Interface

One Wire Digital sensor Interface The digital sensor is a device that converts the surrounding environmental signals like heat, pressure, sound, light waves, temperature or humidity into the analog electrical signals that can be read Analog to digital converters. The other type [...]

712, 2016

How Pick and place machine works

December 7th, 2016|Comments Off on How Pick and place machine works

How Pick and place machine works   We will go on showing how pick and place machine works. After the board has been prepared, it is time to set up the pick and place machine. Components come on tapes or reels and they usually [...]

612, 2016

Colorful fruit day at OurPCB

December 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Colorful fruit day at OurPCB

Colorful fruit day at OurPCB Today, we are proud of the small partners to carry out a colorful period of time. we can not only eat sweet fruit can also play an interesting game. Prior to the activities of the [...]

212, 2016

Pick and place machines in PCB Assembly

December 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Pick and place machines in PCB Assembly

Pick and place machines in PCB Assembly The job of a pick and place machine is to pick up components and place them at specific locations on the printed circuit board, just like the name implies. Models vary based on speed, work [...]

3011, 2016

Summer barbecue

November 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Summer barbecue

Summer barbecue Every summer our company will hold a barbecue. On the one hand is to relax, charging refueling; on the other hand, mutual exchange, enhance feelings and resonance. Our destination of choice in the near Chahe beside the river, [...]

2811, 2016

Key factors to consider when choosing your PCB manufacturer

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Key factors to consider when choosing your PCB manufacturer Here are a couple of key factors to look for when choosing your next pcb manufacturer. Of course, everybody wants the highest quality for the lowest price and there is no doubt that quality and price [...]

2511, 2016

Thanksgiving Day, hug everyone around you

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Thanksgiving Day, hug everyone around you Thanksgiving Day (Day Thanksgiving), the United States and Canada holiday, by the United States first, originally intended to thank the Indians, and later people often thank others on this day. Since 1941, Thanksgiving Day [...]

2311, 2016

What is Conformal Coating of PCB(Printed Circuit Board)?

November 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on What is Conformal Coating of PCB(Printed Circuit Board)?

What is Conformal Coating of PCB(Printed Circuit Board)? Protection of the electronic assembly and the PCB from rust, dust and corrosion caused by harsh or extreme environment is very important. For this purpose conformal coating is applied which is a dielectric and [...]

2111, 2016

Today we OurPCB Tech. LTD held the fourth quarter of the birthday party

November 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Today we OurPCB Tech. LTD held the fourth quarter of the birthday party

Today we OurPCB Tech. LTD held the fourth quarter of the birthday party, today there are 12 main characters. We OurPCB Tech. LTD all the staff of the 12 Happy birthday birthday wishes, and give them to sing the birthday [...]

1811, 2016

Electronic Control circuit design – PCB and PCB Assembly factory

November 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic Control circuit design – PCB and PCB Assembly factory

Electronic Control circuit design – PCB and PCB Assembly factory There are two main types of Control circuit systems in electronics. The one is open loop Control circuit and other is closed loop Control circuit. There is variety of applications implementing closed loop Control circuit systems. Temperature [...]

1611, 2016

Warmly welcome TC company to visit our company

November 16th, 2016|Comments Off on Warmly welcome TC company to visit our company

Warmly welcome TC company to visit our company TC Ltd offer a range of temperature measurement products including general thermocouples, mineral insulated thermocouples, thermocouple cables, thermocouple connectors, platinum resistance thermometers, temperature controllers for thermocouple and Pt100 usage and temperature control [...]

1411, 2016

Digital Signal Processing in PCB board design

November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Digital Signal Processing in PCB board design

Digital Signal processing is the method to manipulate the analog signals in a form that could be used by computers to store, display, analyze or convert data to other form. As simple example of digital signal processing is a audio playback system. As [...]

1111, 2016

Digital Signal Processing in printed circuit board

November 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Digital Signal Processing in printed circuit board

Digital Signal Processing in printed circuit board Signal processing is simply the manipulation of the properties of a specific signal to obtain a signal with more desirable properties. The properties of a signal like amplitude, phase and frequency may be altered to [...]

1011, 2016

Power Electronics

November 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Power Electronics

Power Electronics As the name implies that the power electronics deals in power and electronics. The electronics is used for the control of power equipment like generation and distribution of electric power. There are many power semiconductor devices used in [...]

911, 2016

Exporting Gerber files from Eagle and View your design in 3D using 3D Gerber Viewer

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Exporting Gerber files from Eagle and View your design in 3D using 3D Gerber Viewer

Exporting Gerber files from Eagle and View your design in 3D using 3D Gerber Viewer For the purpose of this article we will be using the following: free version of the very popular PCB design software from CadSoft, Eagle1 Arduino UNO BRD [...]

911, 2016

Bus (data bus, address bus, and control bus) – terminology and architecture

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Bus (data bus, address bus, and control bus) – terminology and architecture

Bus (data bus, address bus, and control bus) – terminology and architecture A bus is a data connection or a communication path between two or several devices. A typical example is the communication bus between a processing unit and memory unit. [...]

911, 2016

Electronic circuit design kits

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic circuit design kits

Electronic circuit design kits Series DC Electronic circuit design kits: The below mentioned is a series circuit based on three resistors and two DC power sources like batteries. The current remains the same in series circuit.The voltage divider rule applies [...]

911, 2016

Electronic components used in electronic circuit design

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Electronic components used in electronic circuit design

Electronic components used in electronic circuit design As we discussed on last article, the basics of electronic circuit design are some theorem and methodology that you should know before electronic circuit design.  We will go on discussing electronic components that are commonly [...]

911, 2016

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN -1

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN -1

ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT DESIGN -1 The modern technology era has evolved exponentially in last two decades. The electronics industry in specific has evolved very much in less time. In this article we will discuss about the basic of electronic circuit design. When [...]

211, 2016

Digital Electronics PCB in PCB design

November 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on Digital Electronics PCB in PCB design

The Digital Electronics PCB mainly deals in the digital logic gates, analog to digital converters, Flip Flops, counters and combinational logic, sequential logic, numerical system. In this article we shall discuss the numerical systems, combinational logic and sequential logic. Decoders in Digital [...]

111, 2016

Digital Electronics in PCB design

November 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Digital Electronics in PCB design

Digital Electronics in PCB design The digital electronics mainly deals in the digital logic gates, analog to digital converters, Flip Flops, counters and combinational logic, sequential logic, numerical system. In this article we shall discuss the numerical systems, combinational logic and sequential [...]

3110, 2016

PCB Design for Manufacture -2

October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on PCB Design for Manufacture -2

PCB Design for Manufacture -2 From the last article, we just talked about that PCB design should be designed for manufacture, and there are some aspects you need to consider when PCB design for manufacture. We talked about the traces, today [...]

2810, 2016

PCB Design for Manufacture -1

October 28th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB Design for Manufacture -1

PCB design is exciting, especially when you have moved your prototype from a breadboard. Got the prototype to work on that DIY PCB board you developed on your garage with an iron box and well some other stuff, it has [...]

2710, 2016

PCB Design in 3D

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB Design in 3D

Most PCB design software today, including the free ones, have some sort of PCB Design in 3D capability and having a 3D layout tool in your arsenal can greatly increase productivity. Whether it`s your first time building a printed circuit board or you [...]

2610, 2016

Hidden issues of coaxial electrical Cables

October 26th, 2016|Comments Off on Hidden issues of coaxial electrical Cables

Hidden issues of coaxial electrical Cables A coaxial electrical cable is a thin cable having an outer plastic covering with woven copper shield, inner di-electric insulator and copper core.  It carries lower frequency signals and is used in both residential [...]

2510, 2016

Common mistakes during developing in Altium Designer when schematic design & PCB board design

October 25th, 2016|Comments Off on Common mistakes during developing in Altium Designer when schematic design & PCB board design

It happens very often that engineer that develops some PCB make some mistakes as the phases goes by. Mistakes can occur in any phase or in all, for example in schematic design, printed circuit board design, creating bill of materials, [...]

2410, 2016

“Fire Wires: Future Technology”

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Theoretical definition of wires manifests that these are thin metal threads covered with insulation and are used to convey or receive electrical signals. But when it comes to fire wires, things turns to future technology. Every device needs to connect [...]

2110, 2016

PCB inspection using X-ray inspection technologies

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When using certain component packages, such as QFNs (quad flat no-leads), CSPs (chip scale) and BGAs (ball grid array), the solder connections to the PCB, or the solder joints, are on the underside of the component. A traditional optical inspection method [...]

2010, 2016

How to generate Gerber file

October 20th, 2016|Comments Off on How to generate Gerber file

After your PCB design is finished, the last step is to generate Gerber. How to generate Gerber file? Here are the steps.     How to generate Gerber file? (1)About FABRICATION INFORMATION PDF GENERATION   1. File-> Fabrication Outputs-> Composite Drill [...]

1910, 2016

Firmware development using Atmel Studio

October 19th, 2016|Comments Off on Firmware development using Atmel Studio

Firmware development using Atmel Studio Firmware is a set of instructions or a software program in general specially designed and programed for and into a specific hardware device. Software/instructions that resides inside of the device memory (ROM) gives it desired functionality [...]

1810, 2016

Steps before Gerber generation

October 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Steps before Gerber generation

1. Is PCB Electrically Verified? 2. Is PCB Mechanically Verified? 3. Check Layer Stack Up before Gerber generation. 4. Check your Differential Pairs and ask for Calculations. 5. Check your Impedance Controlled tracks and ask for Calculations. 6. Mechanical 1 has [...]

1710, 2016

PCB trace impedance control

October 17th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB trace impedance control

PCB trace impedance control is usually reserved for designs that do not fit the usual microstrip configuration, or the ones that simply have a very tight tolerance.In the case of a microstrip, apart from the geometric characteristics, the PCB trace impedance will [...]

1410, 2016

PCB impedance control trace

October 14th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB impedance control trace

In order for a PCB manufacturer to properly execute an order, it needs a set of exact sizes and coordinates, trace widths, hole patterns and, of course, tolerances. Failure to comply with the given tolerances can cause a board to [...]

1310, 2016

Different Coaxial Cables

October 13th, 2016|Comments Off on Different Coaxial Cables

Different Coaxial Cables A coax cable or coaxial cable, is a heavy duty used for various types of residential or commercial purposes. Coaxial cable is a type of cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, [...]

1210, 2016

Applications of Coax cables

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Applications of Coax cables A Coax cable is used for radio and data transmission, which often includes applications in computers, video game systems and television. Various types of Coax cables offer different levels of video and audio quality        [...]

1110, 2016

PCB solder factors and Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI), microscope inspection

October 11th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB solder factors and Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI), microscope inspection

PCB solder factors and Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI), microscope inspection Another issue that can come up during the design stages is the component selection. Depending on the PCB solder or reflow temperatures, problems like unwanted PCB solder bridgingor cold PCB solder joints can occur. Components that [...]

1010, 2016

Shielding On Coaxial Electric Wire

October 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Shielding On Coaxial Electric Wire

Shielding On Coaxial Electric Wire Coaxial electric wires are used for the transmission of Radio Frequency energy.Coaxial wire is a two conductor electrical wire on alternating positions. A coaxial cable consists of an inner conductor, surrounded by an insulating layer [...]

910, 2016

Electric WireAltium Designer Tips and Tricks

October 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Electric WireAltium Designer Tips and Tricks

Altium Designer Tips and Tricks When it comes to schematic and PCB design, in order to make ourself life a little bit easier, we need to start using little tricks and tips offered by the tool we are using. Going that [...]

810, 2016

Halogenfree power cables

October 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Halogenfree power cables

Halogenfree power cables   Halogenfree power cables jacketing is composed of thermoplastic or thermoset compounds that release very limited smoke and no halogen when exposed to sources of heat/flame. Namely, halogen-free cables do not produce a dangerous gas/acid combination or [...]

3009, 2016

Drilling and PCB Vias –Through vias/ Buried vias and blind vias/ Stub vias/ Back drilled vias in board design

September 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Drilling and PCB Vias –Through vias/ Buried vias and blind vias/ Stub vias/ Back drilled vias in board design

Drilling and PCB Vias –Through vias/ Buried vias and blind vias/ Stub vias/ Back drilled vias in board design   After the hole aspect ratio has been taken into account, we can move on to via configurations. Vias come in different configurations, depending on number [...]

2909, 2016

PCB Vias and Drilling – things you should know

September 29th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB Vias and Drilling – things you should know

PCB Vias and Drilling – things you should know In the past, printed circuit boards used to be drilled manually, using a drill press. Basically, an operator had to select the correct drill bit and then position the press to the [...]

2809, 2016

Halogenfree power cables

September 28th, 2016|Comments Off on Halogenfree power cables

Halogenfree power cables   Halogenfree power cables jacketing is composed of thermoplastic or thermoset compounds that release very limited smoke and no halogen when exposed to sources of heat/flame. Namely, halogen-free cables do not produce a dangerous gas/acid combination or [...]

2709, 2016

Network cable problems

September 27th, 2016|Comments Off on Network cable problems

Network cable problems Design and maintenance of the Ethernet network must be done with care. Bad network cable can cause a lot of issues, including a significant network slowdown. Older 10 Mbps Ethernet networks were not so affected as modern [...]

2609, 2016

PCB layout design matters – component placement strategies

September 26th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB layout design matters – component placement strategies

PCB layout design matters - component placement strategies Placement priority during PCB layout is usually based on the following hierarchy: Connectors power regulation precision circuits (these are usually more susceptible to noise) critical components passive circuits When placing a part on the board during [...]

2309, 2016

PCB component placement strategies

September 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on PCB component placement strategies

PCB component placement strategies Most of the time we prefer following a list of guidelines to help component placement on our board, or route the traces between them.  In the following lines we will try to do just that: list some of [...]

2209, 2016

OVER-CURRENT, OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE AND SHORT CIRCUIT PROTECTION IN BATTERY protection ICs

September 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on OVER-CURRENT, OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE AND SHORT CIRCUIT PROTECTION IN BATTERY protection ICs

OVER-CURRENT, OVER/UNDER VOLTAGE AND SHORT CIRCUIT PROTECTION IN BATTERY protection ICs We will consider S-8261 battery protection power management IC PMIC. S-8261 is the single cell lithium ion lithium polymer battery protection IC having highly accurate voltage detection and delays circuits. It has three [...]

2109, 2016

The Universal Serial Bus and its relevancy.

September 21st, 2016|Comments Off on The Universal Serial Bus and its relevancy.

The Universal Serial Bus and its relevancy.   When was the first time we saw a computer? If you’re below 30 or even 40 years, doesn’t matter in which part of the world you lived in at the time, you [...]

2009, 2016

Categories of ribbon cable

September 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Categories of ribbon cable

Categories of ribbon cable   Ribbon cable, a.k.a. flat ribbon cable or planar cable, is a cable designed in a flat and rectangular shape and gets its name from its resemblance to a piece of ribbon.   The wires are [...]

1909, 2016

PCB EMI considerations / guidelines for PCB design

September 19th, 2016|Comments Off on PCB EMI considerations / guidelines for PCB design

PCB EMI considerations / guidelines for PCB design              Printed Circuit Board Electromagnetic interference, or PCB EMI, can cause serious problems. Each circuit in a PCB is a potential source of energy that can be, unintentionally, coupled [...]

1809, 2016

Cable Packaging

September 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Cable Packaging

Cable Packaging The world is onrush, advancements and innovations are on the board. But the main thing is that how a new product can sustain. Products definitely intrude by some out sources so to protect them from intrusions people should [...]

1409, 2016

Aspects you need to consider when routing PCB trace

September 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Aspects you need to consider when routing PCB trace

Aspects you need to consider when routing PCB trace Mixed signal systems include both digital and analog signals within the PCB. Noise from the digital side can couple into the power and ground circuits. The analog PCB traces can also be [...]

1309, 2016

USB Technology

September 13th, 2016|Comments Off on USB Technology

USB Technology The USB interface to the host computer system is referred to as the Host Controller. The Host Controller may be implemented in a combination of hardware, firmware or software. A ‘root hub’ is integrated within the host system [...]

1209, 2016

Choosing the right PCB component

September 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Choosing the right PCB component

Choosing the right PCB component Choosing the right PCB components for your PCB is not a trivial matter. Here are some aspects you should consider while deciding what PCB components to use on your board. When talking about PCB component [...]

909, 2016

Nuts and Bolts of RF connector

September 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Nuts and Bolts of RF connector

Nuts and Bolts of RF connector   It is not so uncommon if you get lost in understanding the whole plethora of all the different kinds, types of RF connectors out there today. Therefore, it is necessary to have comprehensive [...]

809, 2016

The evolution and development of UTP cabling for networks

September 8th, 2016|Comments Off on The evolution and development of UTP cabling for networks

The evolution and development of UTP cabling for networks Over the years networking cables and the technologies they utilize have evolved tremendously, as network performance requirements have been pushing the envelope. From the 1950s, when the so called “Category 1” [...]

709, 2016

Technical problems: Use wire harness on PCB application

September 7th, 2016|Comments Off on Technical problems: Use wire harness on PCB application

Technical problems: Use wire harness on PCB application   What you should know…   Protect wires from Damage   Wire harness keeps cables organized and: Prevents damaged wires from making contact withinPCB Protects wires within theharness Prevents damage from hotcomponents [...]

609, 2016

Cable modem

September 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Cable modem

Cable modem A Cable modem is a type of Network Bridge and modem that provides bi-directional data communication via radio frequency channels on a hybrid fibred-coaxial (HFC) and radio frequency over glass (RFOG) infrastructure. Cable modems are primarily used to deliver broadband [...]

509, 2016

LTE — The Next Step in Wireless Network Evolution

September 5th, 2016|Comments Off on LTE — The Next Step in Wireless Network Evolution

LTE --- The Next Step in Wireless Network Evolution LTE stands for a Long Term Evolution. LTE is a standard for high-speed wireless communication for mobile phones and data terminals. It is based on the GSM/EDGE and UMTS/HSPA network technologies, increasing the capacity and speed [...]

209, 2016

WIRE ASSEMBLIES: A BRIEF OVERVIEW

September 2nd, 2016|Comments Off on WIRE ASSEMBLIES: A BRIEF OVERVIEW

WIRE ASSEMBLIES: A BRIEF OVERVIEW The advent of 21st century has brought many gifts including new technologies that felt like blessings in the beginning but have exposed us to challenges such as infrastructure upgrades and training at new levels. Modern era [...]

109, 2016

Moisture Effect on Co-axial Cables:

September 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Moisture Effect on Co-axial Cables:

Moisture Effect on Co-axial Cables:   As the word co-axial defines, concentric conductors separated by insulators, so the co-axial cables could be elaborated in wider sense of cables that have two conductors as well as insulators on alternating positions. The [...]

3108, 2016

Automated Robotic Assembly System for Electrical Cable Assembly

August 31st, 2016|Comments Off on Automated Robotic Assembly System for Electrical Cable Assembly

Automated Robotic Assembly System for Electrical Cable Assembly   In today’s cutting-edge technology there’s virtually no place where electrical components aren’t being in use ranging from tiny embedded system to NASA space probes. As Moore’s law is approaching nearer, the [...]

3008, 2016

What is Cable Assembly?

August 30th, 2016|Comments Off on What is Cable Assembly?

What is Cable Assembly? Cable Assembly also known as wire harness, cable harness, wiring assembly, or wiring loom in its simplest term can be defined as a systematic and integrated grouping or arrangement of cables/wires within an insulated casing for [...]