1412, 2017

PCB Basics

December 14th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Basics

Modern electrical circuitries are incomplete without the use of Printed Circuit Boards, which are commonly abbreviated as PCBs. PCB serves as master mind behind operation of any device making its features function and useable for the intended purpose. Small circuits for [...]

1312, 2017

Common electric board design errors and measures to preveny them

December 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Common electric board design errors and measures to preveny them

Electric board design is a complicated process which requires trivial detailing. Although there is a consistent procedure for PCB designing which hardware designers follow, still some problems are commonly encountered. Followings are some of those common concerns in PCB designing along [...]

1212, 2017

OURPCB product update

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on OURPCB product update

OURPCB product update OurPCB has already finished the R&D of 1-4 layers flex and rigid-flex board and passed the test. Product display:

1212, 2017

EasyEDA

December 12th, 2017|Comments Off on EasyEDA

Designing a printed circuit board involves a lot of computer and man power to insure an effective design outcome. IDE or integrated design environment is the software suits that’s runs on the computer to design the PCB, but it takes [...]

1112, 2017

How To Choose The Best PCB Layout Design Online Tool

December 11th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Choose The Best PCB Layout Design Online Tool

In recent years, PCB design is no longer confined to professional PC based PCB design software. Often monopolized by a few major vendors, PCB design solutions has seen growing offerings in various PCB layout design online tools. While these may seem [...]

812, 2017

How To Get The Best source Of PCB Suppliers For Your Company

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Get The Best source Of PCB Suppliers For Your Company

How To Get The Best source Of PCB Suppliers For Your Company   With the abundance of PCB suppliers in the market, it can be a tough hurdle to acquire good source of PCB from reliable suppliers. This is especially true when [...]

712, 2017

Custom PCB Design Services

December 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Custom PCB Design Services

Internet has numerous benefits such as instant communication, knowledge sharing, instant trading, business opportunities and entertainment. With the all these benefits, the internet has made possibility to interconnect design and manufacturing facilities and industries together to get the production tasks [...]

612, 2017

Plain PCB board

December 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Plain PCB board

As the modern-day electronics are tremendously improving and optimizing the technology integration of each and every system in a close proximity is rapidly becoming mandatory to experience the benefits of current technology. With integration there is a huge demand for [...]

512, 2017

Excellent Soldering of Components in PCB Build

December 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Excellent Soldering of Components in PCB Build

Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are essential part of electronic circuit designing in prototyping as well as creating a finished electronic product. Components are attached to the PCB and circuit between electronic component and PCB are completed with the help of [...]

412, 2017

UPS PCB

December 4th, 2017|Comments Off on UPS PCB

Uninterrupted power supply is utilized in many crucial electronic systems and homes to ensure the continuous power source despite the status of the utility power source. As a combination of digital control systems and high-power electronics UPS makes up a [...]

112, 2017

Best Design Guidelines In High Frequency PCB Design

December 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Best Design Guidelines In High Frequency PCB Design

High frequency PCB design requires a totally different set of knowledge from designing simple low-speed analog or digital circuits. Being ignorant to some of these practices may result in a design that’s highly susceptible to EMI or one that results in [...]

3011, 2017

CADSTAR

November 30th, 2017|Comments Off on CADSTAR

CADSTAR is one of the leading complete integrated PCB design environment. CADSTAR is basically free to use. CADSTAR offers various custom tools to utilize the full potential of the modern technology to improve and ease the PCB design process. CADSTAR offers some of the [...]

2911, 2017

PCB Fabrication Materials

November 29th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Fabrication Materials

Although there is a wide variety available, all PCB fabrication materials are supposed to meet some standard criteria. The properties needed include high dielectric properties, low flammability in laminated plates, high conductivity for materials used on connecting components together etc. We [...]

2811, 2017

Important Checklist Before You Made A PCB Online Purchase

November 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Important Checklist Before You Made A PCB Online Purchase

Gone were the days where you need to wait for a few days before receiving a PCB quote and another couple of days to send in a purchase order. With most suppliers capitalizing on the internet technology, PCB online purchase can [...]

2711, 2017

PCB production testing

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB production testing

Printed circuit board is the heart of any electronic product thus testing them is essential as producing them to ensure its effective working. There are several needs to perform a PCB production test on the fabricated PCB such as international regulation [...]

2411, 2017

PCB Tinning

November 24th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Tinning

Printed circuit boards must be protected in number of ways to ensure its effective performance. As copper has the tendency to oxidize on exposure to atmospheric air, it will make it difficult to bond with solder and also decreases its [...]

2311, 2017

Best Design Practices In Placing Circuit Board Components

November 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Best Design Practices In Placing Circuit Board Components

With the convenience of auto placement and alignment tools in today’s PCB design software, you could easily place circuit board components as you wished in mere minutes. However, it is important not to let technology overshadow the best practices in placing [...]

2211, 2017

PCB exposure symptoms

November 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on PCB exposure symptoms

Printed circuit boards have revolutionized the electronics industry in many ways. Although various modern techniques have simplified the PCB manufacturing process it still needs lots of chemical process and toxic ingredients. PCB exposure symptoms may occur to a unprotected skin surface [...]

2111, 2017

Low Volume Prototyping Or Manual Prototyping Board : What’s the better choice?

November 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Low Volume Prototyping Or Manual Prototyping Board : What’s the better choice?

Regardless of starting off our own hobby project or testing a new circuit concept, you’ll always be torn between the choices of outsourcing the prototype production or building your own on a prototyping board. Before brushing off one option for [...]

2011, 2017

What Should You Consider Before Purchasing A PCB Board Design Software

November 20th, 2017|Comments Off on What Should You Consider Before Purchasing A PCB Board Design Software

If you’re serious about turning electronics design into a freelance profession, you may need to start investing in professional PCB board design software instead of relying on free ones. The professional software can vary in cost and some of the highest [...]

1711, 2017

PCB Environmental Effects

November 17th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Environmental Effects

The PCB Environmental effects are present in three phases: production phase, usage phase and wasting or recycling phase. Each of these phases will be described in the following paragraphs. PCB Environmental effects in the production process During the production process of PCB [...]

1611, 2017

Cheap Board

November 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Cheap Board

Printed circuit board is expensive in many ways. Although modern technologies have lowered the manufacturing cost of the PCB, High quality board is not always economical for prototyping and low-end products. Cheap board is preferred by hobbyists and engineers for testing [...]

1511, 2017

Hand Made PCB-s – Process, Disadvantages

November 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Hand Made PCB-s – Process, Disadvantages

Because of the high cost of factory-made PCB’s and the need to get it ready in a short period of time, Hand Made PCB boards are often used in various projects. Below, we will describe the process of making a Hand [...]

1411, 2017

How To Start Building Your Own Hobby PCB Kit

November 14th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Start Building Your Own Hobby PCB Kit

Great hardware designers often showed a passion in building various hobby PCB kits during their college days. Some even kept up with their part-time passion besides creating actual products. If you’re an electronics student keen to start building your own [...]

1311, 2017

PCB Making

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Making

It takes lots of manufacturing steps to fabricate a printed circuit board. Although computer aided designs and automated machineries simplified the manufacturing process there are still some complex steps to fabricate a perfect industrial standard PCB. 1.CAD Design PCB making [...]

1011, 2017

What You Need To Know About PCB Solder Paste Mask

November 10th, 2017|Comments Off on What You Need To Know About PCB Solder Paste Mask

You could be designing PCB after PCB without realizing what is a solder paste mask or paste output. That happens when you’re working only on through hole components where it is not needed or your PCB software has automated the [...]

911, 2017

PCB Color code

November 9th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Color code

PCB Color code Printed circuit board traditionally use green epoxy as the base material because of its low cost and ease of manufacturing. In early days when the epoxy resin was evolving green adhesive was the only economic option. There [...]

811, 2017

Solder mask colour

November 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Solder mask colour

The solder mask is a layer made of polymer materials which is put over a PCB board for the purpose of protecting copper from corrosion. Another function of the solder mask in a PCB is the prevention of shorts between [...]

711, 2017

Important Checklist Before Submitting Your Manufacturing Files To One Off PCB Solution Provider

November 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Important Checklist Before Submitting Your Manufacturing Files To One Off PCB Solution Provider

When you’re running an electronics design company or simply does not want to get involved in the technicality of manufacturing and assembly, it is essential that you engage a reliable one off PCB solution provider. However, it is important to [...]

611, 2017

Prototyping Board

November 6th, 2017|Comments Off on Prototyping Board

Electronics hobbyists and professional engineers are in need of a constant testing and analyzing of their design. whether it is a simple circuit or a part of a complex design frequent testing gives a more accurate result. Bread board have [...]

311, 2017

China PCB Manufacturing

November 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on China PCB Manufacturing

China is the biggest producer of Printed Circuit Boards with a large market which in the year 2016 brought a revenue of 87 billion dollars, almost 700 000 are employed in the industry and there is also a year-to-year growth [...]

211, 2017

PCB Board Design software

November 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Board Design software

Soon after the usage of printed circuit boards engineers wanted to easy the design process and automate them for better resolution and quality. Various methods were invented and used for this purpose like template printing and light imaging. After the [...]

111, 2017

Bluetooth Circuit

November 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Bluetooth Circuit

Before analysing the Bluetooth circuit in a module we will give a short explanation on how Bluetooth technology works. Bluetooth is a communication protocol which operates at 2.4GHz range. This is a radio-frequency range, and is similar to many other protocols [...]

3110, 2017

Power PCB design

October 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Power PCB design

Printed circuit board are customized for variety of different applications. Each individual application requires various special design parameters and specific features. A good example is the aluminum backed PCB which is widely used in LED applications to serve as a [...]

3010, 2017

PCB Manufacturing Machines

October 30th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Manufacturing Machines

Expensive PCB manufacturing machines are used for making PCB boards. The better the quality and the higher the precision, the higher the cost of machines, therefore a relatively high investment is needed for launching a PCB manufacturing facility. PCB manufacturing machines [...]

2710, 2017

PCB Fabrication – Description of the Whole Process in Short

October 27th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Fabrication – Description of the Whole Process in Short

The PCB Fabrication process consists of a series of steps. This process requires advanced high precision machines and is only cost-effective if the number of PCB-s to be printed daily is very high. The process starts with the designation of the [...]

2610, 2017

Multilayer PCB

October 26th, 2017|Comments Off on Multilayer PCB

As soon as the Printed circuit boards started reducing the footprint of the circuit boards more complex circuit design and board integration were also evolved. During the microprocessor era the standard single and double layer board could not handle the [...]

2510, 2017

Flexible Circuit Board – Definition, Structure, Types, Usage

October 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Flexible Circuit Board – Definition, Structure, Types, Usage

Flexible Circuit Boards or Flex Circuit Boards are circuits with conductive connections that have a certain degree of flexibility – can be curved up close to folding. The circuit is wrapped up inside a flexible film made of insulating polymer [...]

2410, 2017

Important Tips In Multilayer PCB Design

October 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Important Tips In Multilayer PCB Design

The demand of packing in more features in space-constrained embedded systems may be answered by multilayer PCB design. Each additional layer will result in an additional manufacturing process and thus, the cost of the PCB itself. There are some good [...]

2310, 2017

What Should You Consider Before Choosing A Low Cost PCB Manufacturer.

October 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on What Should You Consider Before Choosing A Low Cost PCB Manufacturer.

As the electronics industry gets increasingly competitive, electronics design companies are constantly on the search for low cost PCB manufacturers. Yet, getting the right fit in a PCB supplier takes more than blindly selecting the cheapest alternatives you found online. Making [...]

2010, 2017

PCB Board Connectors

October 20th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Board Connectors

There are countless of peripherals which can be connected to the PCB board, from various types of actuators to sensors, buttons and other boards. PCB board connectors are divided into two categories: cable-to-board connectors and board-to-board connectors. The type of cable-to-board [...]

1910, 2017

OrCAD PCB design

October 19th, 2017|Comments Off on OrCAD PCB design

OrCAD is an electronic design automation(EDA) and circuit simulation tool which offers numerous flexible option for designers. OrCAD PCB design package includes schematic capture, PSPICE simulator, PCB designer and much more. OrCAD PCB design is developed and owned by Cadence design systems [...]

1810, 2017

Useful Tips In Choosing A Reliable Electronic Prototyping Service Provider

October 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Useful Tips In Choosing A Reliable Electronic Prototyping Service Provider

Unlike building and launching mobile apps, getting an electronics product to the market involves hardware and prototyping costs on top of professional services. Therefore, it makes sense to practice due diligence when engaging an electronic prototyping service provider. Engaging the [...]

1710, 2017

Causes, Problems and commonly used Prevention Practices of Inrush Current

October 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Causes, Problems and commonly used Prevention Practices of Inrush Current

There is an undesirable effect which happens very commonly after the power supply is switched on to power up a machine, an instrument or even a PCB board. The current instantly surges to a point very high relative to the [...]

1610, 2017

Useful Tips When Designing WIth PCB Pins For Wire-To-Board And Board-To-Board Connections

October 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Useful Tips When Designing WIth PCB Pins For Wire-To-Board And Board-To-Board Connections

In various applications, embedded systems are designed to interface with external devices via wire-to-board connectors. This calls for various types of PCB pins or headers to be used in the design. While PCB headers are non-electronics components, proper selection, and best [...]

1310, 2017

PCB Samples – Role, procedure and considerations

October 13th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Samples – Role, procedure and considerations

The PCB development process like the case of other products or product parts includes a series of phases, starting off on the concept and continuing with product design, implementation, virtual prototyping (if convenient), physical prototyping and optimization. The physical prototyping [...]

1210, 2017

Eagle Schematic capture

October 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Eagle Schematic capture

Autodesk Eagle is one of the leading PCB design suits. Typically, the PCB design starts from the schematic capture. Then the footprints are linked and the traces are routed to fabricate the PCB. To start the PCB design in eagle, there [...]

1110, 2017

PCB Schematics and its Implementation into PCB Layout

October 11th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Schematics and its Implementation into PCB Layout

PCB schematic is the representation of an electronic circuit along with its components and connections using specific and standard symbols. Two kinds of symbols used in the PCB schematic are resistors as seen in the subsequent figures.   Both symbols represent the same component and [...]

1010, 2017

DIY PCB Board

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on DIY PCB Board

Fabricating a custom Printed circuit board is not always an option for hobby electronic enthusiasts. Either it is because of the fabrication price or the over kill setup for a simple need. The PCB designing is time consuming compared to [...]

910, 2017

Best Practices For Industrial PCB Design

October 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Best Practices For Industrial PCB Design

Building an electronics prototype for the sake of hobby can be very different from designing industrial PCB. In actual applications, your design not only needs to be functional but also demonstrate reliability and withstand harsh. This is particularly true when [...]

710, 2017

Key Differences Between Rigid PCB And Flex PCB Design

October 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Key Differences Between Rigid PCB And Flex PCB Design

When I started my engineering design career, flex PCB design was unheard of. Electronics products are mainly built using traditional rigid PCB. Design engineers are accustomed to considerations and best practices for rigid PCB. Technology has evolved since then, and [...]

3009, 2017

PCB laminator

September 30th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB laminator

Printed circuit boards are fabricated using various methods like toner transfer, dry film development etc. Toner transfer method is the cheapest PCB manufacturing method. Most of the hobby PCBs are made using Toner transfer method as it is easy and [...]

2909, 2017

Best Software for PCB Design

September 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Best Software for PCB Design

The PCB design is a tedious process and you require dedicated software to design the layouts. There are numerous software using which you can design the PCB. Some of the most widely used software are as follows. DipTrace DipTrace is the [...]

2809, 2017

Practices that Help Making LOW COST PCB Boards

September 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Practices that Help Making LOW COST PCB Boards

Besides complexity and functionality, the way a PCB is designed also affects its series and prototype manufacturing cost, for this reason there are some practices a PCB designer should take into consideration when preparing a fresh board for the manufacturing stage. [...]

2709, 2017

PCB Water Pollution

September 27th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Water Pollution

Printed Circuit boards revolutionized the electronics industry. PCBs significantly reduced the footprint of the components and overall product size. Although PCB manufacturing has become cheap and effective, it is still a complex process involving numerous machineries and toxic chemical. Thus, [...]

2609, 2017

How To Prepare Your PCB For SMT Assembly

September 26th, 2017|Comments Off on How To Prepare Your PCB For SMT Assembly

The electronics industry is evolving at a fast pace, with IoT and wearable devices driving the trend. This calls for smaller PCB that packs more features than before. In these devices, the PCB must be designed for SMT assembly and they [...]

2509, 2017

Obvious Problems Visible From PCB View You Need To Rectify

September 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Obvious Problems Visible From PCB View You Need To Rectify

With PCB design software increasingly sophisticated, especially in auto-routing and design rules checking, engineers are getting comfortable relying on software to pick up mistakes in their layout. But occasionally, the software may overlook certain part of designs that could potentially [...]

2209, 2017

PCB manufacturing standard

September 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on PCB manufacturing standard

In order to produce a high quality circuit board with absolute reliability standards are followed. PCB manufacturing standard provide the key to produce the quality product which can be integrated to the systems manufactured in various parts of the globe. [...]

2109, 2017

PCB compound

September 21st, 2017|Comments Off on PCB compound

Printed circuits boards are manufactured for variety of different application. So, the material selection for each application depends on the specific applications. PCB compounds have evolved over time since the birth of PCBs in 1950s. A typical PCB consists of [...]

2009, 2017

What You Should Do Before Engaging A PCB Assembly Services Supplier

September 20th, 2017|Comments Off on What You Should Do Before Engaging A PCB Assembly Services Supplier

Getting your design working on a prototype is a delightful experience. But before you engage your PCB assembly services supplier to mass produce your product, there are a few preparations needed to ensure a smooth PCB assembly process. You’ll find that [...]

1909, 2017

Solder mask

September 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Solder mask

Printed circuit boards employ copper as a main conductive path. As the copper has a high possibility of reacting with atmosphere and produce oxides the conductivity decreases and thus ruining the PCB performance. Also during the soldering process liquid solder [...]

1809, 2017

What is a PCB circuit board made of and why it is important?

September 18th, 2017|Comments Off on What is a PCB circuit board made of and why it is important?

For years, I relied heavily on my supplier to deliver the best PCB without ever bothering about the finer details of PCB fabrication. When global economic factors caused me to test out various suppliers with differing results, I started to [...]

1509, 2017

Important Tips In Designing Flexible PCB Board.

September 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Important Tips In Designing Flexible PCB Board.

When I started my PCB design career, flexible PCB board was almost unheard of. Local PCB manufacturers were not equipped with the technology and designers are not aware of the best practice in designing a flexible PCB board. My first ever [...]

1409, 2017

FR4 PCB

September 14th, 2017|Comments Off on FR4 PCB

FR4 is the most common used laminate in PCB fabrication. The popularity of FR4 is due to its excellent physical and electrical properties and its low cost. The FR stands for fire resistant and 4 represents the class 4 or [...]

1309, 2017

PCB Poly

September 13th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Poly

Printed circuit boards are manufacture using tons of different materials to adapt the working environment. The most commonly used FR4 standard fiber glass copper clads have few application oriented draw backs. Polyimide PCB or PCB poly is a high thermal resistant [...]

1209, 2017

PCB Artwork

September 12th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Artwork

Printed circuit boards link the mechanical and electrical aspects in an electronics system. Designing such linkages is a complex process. PCB Artwork in the circuit designing process refers to the planning and placing of electrical traces and via holes to connect [...]

1109, 2017

How 3D PCB Design Can Effectively Reduce Design Errors.

September 11th, 2017|Comments Off on How 3D PCB Design Can Effectively Reduce Design Errors.

A decade ago, the closest thing that I got to 3D PCB Design is a 3D Viewer in my PCB design software. The limited functionality of a 3D view only feature is the best tool I had to get a good [...]

809, 2017

Do You Your Electronics Circuit Design Need Heavy Copper PCB?

September 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Do You Your Electronics Circuit Design Need Heavy Copper PCB?

Have you ever heard of heavy copper PCB? Well, for most of my design career, I didn’t know what it was. If you’ve been designing low voltage applications for typical usage, you wouldn’t either. It wasn’t until one of my [...]

709, 2017

Important Consideration When Choosing A Free PCB Design Software

September 7th, 2017|Comments Off on Important Consideration When Choosing A Free PCB Design Software

PCB design software can be costly for hobbyist and individual electronics designers. It’s no surprise when startups and freelancers turned to free PCB design software to kickstart their projects. With the ever increasing of competing for software in the PCB industry, [...]

609, 2017

PCB Fabrication Machine

September 6th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Fabrication Machine

During the early days of my career, prototyping my PCB design is an expensive activity. When manufacturers charge a hefty setup fee to produce 5 pcs of prototypes on their PCB fabrication machine, I was sometimes left with no choice [...]

509, 2017

Best Software for PCB Design

September 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Best Software for PCB Design

The PCB design is a tedious process and you require dedicated software to design the layouts. There are numerous software using which you can design the PCB. Some of the most widely used software are as follows. 1.DipTrace DipTrace is [...]

409, 2017

PCB footprint

September 4th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB footprint

When I started my PCB design career, PCB design software does not come with an abundant of PCB footprints library as they are today. Besides, I’ve had the unpleasant experience of using ready-built PCB components libraries only to realize that [...]

109, 2017

PCB Track

September 1st, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Track

PCBs are used by every Electrical and Electronics Engineering students. But have you ever tried to join the tracks of PCB if you are not an engineering student? If not then the guide will be helpful for you to joins PCB [...]

3108, 2017

PCB Sanering

August 31st, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Sanering

In the PCB manufacturing process despite the highly unlikely chance of error there might be a tiny possibility that the PCB requires a minor correction through circuit board add-on or the complete reconstruction of the PCB which is generally referred [...]

2908, 2017

PCB Circuit Manufacturer

August 29th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Circuit Manufacturer

PCB Circuit Manufacturer PCB is the most preliminary requirement for making an electrical or electronic gadget. When it comes to the PCB circuit manufacturer, you can make the circuit via different techniques. The following are the techniques for its manufacturing. [...]

3105, 2017

Basic circuit board design

May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Basic circuit board design

Basic circuit board design One of the major aspects in electronics is the circuit board. As electronics industry shifted from vacuum tubes and relays to silicon and integrated circuits, the size and cost of electronic components were significantly decreasing and [...]

2705, 2017

Electronic prototyping

May 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Electronic prototyping

Electronic prototyping Designing and implementing electronics circuits comprises of various steps from literature review to testing the final product. Electronic prototyping help in understanding the concepts and improving the circuit knowledge. There are number of ways to implement and play [...]

2605, 2017

PCB Etching Kit

May 26th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Etching Kit

PCB Etching Kit After the basics stage in learning PCB design beginners usually find it hard to select the appropriate Etching tools to start fabricating his/her PCB. There are tons of tools available in the market for etching the PCB [...]

2505, 2017

Tips for PCB Design With I2C Devices—electronics prototype

May 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Tips for PCB Design With I2C Devices—electronics prototype

Tips for PCB Design With I2C Devices---electronics prototype   electronics prototype When I was making my first electronics prototype, I remembered I have to get my microcontroller to access and I2C EEPROM. During that time, microcontrollers are pretty much about [...]

2305, 2017

Small PC board

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Small PC board

Playing with development boards and embedded computers is quite a lot of fun especially with small PC boards. These board features a processor with high processing power and various interface setups to hook it up with various systems. The main [...]

2205, 2017

Plain Circuit Board

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Plain Circuit Board

Plain Circuit Board The plain circuit boards are a type of printed circuit boards which are plain and uniform in shape. The plain circuit boards are used mostly when you don’t require any specific shape for its design. Like PCB [...]

1905, 2017

Circuit Board Drawing

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Circuit Board Drawing

Circuit Board Drawing The Circuit Board is the most common name that you would hear being an Electrical or Electronic Engineering student. Before the Circuit Boards were in use, the circuits were constructed over boards having pours and copper layers [...]

1805, 2017

PCB Design and Making

May 18th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Design and Making

PCB Design and Making Stepping into PCB prototyping from breadboard protyping gives a lot of experience regarding the understanding of electronics prototyping to beginners. PCB design and making is as important as designing the actual circuit. Designing a PCB includes careful [...]

1705, 2017

IC Development board

May 17th, 2017|Comments Off on IC Development board

IC Development board Playing with integrated circuits is a lot fun especially when it comes to programmable integrated circuits because of the endless possibilities that a microcontroller can offer. The possible combination and advantages of a programmable integrated circuit is [...]

1505, 2017

PCB Fabrication note

May 15th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Fabrication note

When ordering PCB to a manufacturer, apart from PCB design files fabrication notes is also requested by the manufacturer to finalize the production design and plans. What is Fabrication note? A typical fabrication note or fabrication drawing consists of all the [...]

1205, 2017

PCB Board House

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Board House

PCB Board House After completing the design stage of the PCB, comes the next big task of choosing the right Production house for make it functional.  For beginners and hobbyists there is quite a large volume of PCB board housed [...]

1005, 2017

Fast Print PCB

May 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Fast Print PCB

Fast Print PCB Designing a PCB in CAD and inspecting it before sending it to production is a crucial task. On the other hand PCB production takes lot of steps and testing on every stage to eliminate even a minor [...]

905, 2017

PCB structure

May 9th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB structure

PCB fueled the evolution of electronics. From wire contacts to modern multilayer PCBs they made the electronics compact and user interactive. A typical PCB connects the electronic components by stacking it on the surface. PCB structure varies with different types of [...]

805, 2017

PCB designing through DipTrace

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB designing through DipTrace

DipTrace is widely used over the world in Universities by the students of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at most. The software is very handy in creating the PCBs known as Printed Circuit Boards which acts as the main base of any [...]

505, 2017

PCB board selection

May 5th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB board selection

PCB board selection When it comes to selecting the appropriate materials to produce printed circuit board with finest quality the complexity raises in selecting the raw materials with matching specifications. As discussed in the previous articles careful selection can also [...]

405, 2017

PCB prototypes for hobbyist

May 4th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB prototypes for hobbyist

When it comes to hobby electronics creating own PCB is the most fun part as it fulfills the hobby fun. We at OURPCB believe that building hobby prototype helps in understanding the concepts completely so we offer high quality PCB prototypes for [...]

305, 2017

Copper clad board

May 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Copper clad board

Copper clad board Copper clad board simply refers to a substrate covered by thin copper layer which is utilized to create the conductive paths in a Printed circuit boards. Copper clad board is also called as Laminate. The substrate is usually multiple [...]

205, 2017

Custom PCB Production

May 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Custom PCB Production

Custom PCB Production The bread boarding of circuits is a key skill in Electrical and Electronic engineering and is very important in almost all projects. The technique is more important when you are about to move the wiring through and [...]

2804, 2017

The Terminologies and Concepts of PCB Design

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on The Terminologies and Concepts of PCB Design

The printed circuit board or PCB is the plate like board used for the soldering of different components together to the circuit of an electrical device. The board serves as the interconnection between the different devices connected through copper layers [...]

2704, 2017

Choosing the right PCB Board Service Provider

April 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Choosing the right PCB Board Service Provider

Choosing the right PCB board service provider could be a hassle and slightly overwhelming, even for experienced PCB designers as well. It is always prudent to secure your preferred PCB service provider before even designing your board. PCB design is much more [...]

2504, 2017

Minimizing Cost Of Small Scale PCB Production

April 25th, 2017|Comments Off on Minimizing Cost Of Small Scale PCB Production

It goes without saying that the cost of PCB production is increasing every single year due to market forces. If you’re a PCB designer who’s responsible for small scale production, then you need to know a trick or two to minimize [...]

2404, 2017

Choosing The Right Circuit Board Drawing Program

April 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Choosing The Right Circuit Board Drawing Program

When I started out my career as a PCB design engineer, there was very limited option with PCB drawing programs. That was more than a decade ago. Protel was the leading brand when it comes to software for circuit board [...]

2104, 2017

Modular PCB design for beginners.—custom PCB

April 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Modular PCB design for beginners.—custom PCB

When making custom PCB projects, one of the common practice by beginners is to have all the components on a single schematic and transferring over to the PCB file. This practice normally does not cause any problem, when you’re dealing with [...]

2004, 2017

Basics of PCB Design–PCB layout

April 20th, 2017|Comments Off on Basics of PCB Design–PCB layout

Basics of PCB Design--PCB layout Before starting off to design your own printed circuit board, you should know the circuitry well. You have to decide for the wiring and placing vias for the components on the board. For this you [...]

1404, 2017

PCB Design – Separating Power,Digital and Analog Ground The Right Way

April 14th, 2017|Comments Off on PCB Design – Separating Power,Digital and Analog Ground The Right Way

One of the most confusing concepts for junior design engineers is the difference between power, digital and analog grounds and how the placement of the analog components could affect the functionality of the system as a whole. When a junior design [...]