What are PCB Teardrops? | PCB Knowledge

Designing PCBs comes with various challenges, including undesirable breakouts due to drill wander, misalignment, and stress concentration. To address these issues, one effective technique is the use o...

How to Make a Significant Improvement in Circuit Boards with a Small Investment - Choosing the Right Solder Mask Ink

How Important is Solder Mask Ink?Provides insulation protection;Acts as a safeguard against short circuits and corrosion;Enhances the reliability and durability of the circuit board;Ensures stable tra...

How to Generate Gerber and Drill Files From Eagle 9.6.2

In this tutorial, we will show you how to generate Gerber files and drill files from Autodesk Eagle 9.6.2 CAD version.Generate Gerber and Drill FileOpen the control panel of Eagle and select "File"-&g...

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What are counterbore and countersink? | PCB Knowledge

Counterbore holes are cylindrical with flat bottoms, while countersink holes are conical recesses designed to accommodate a screw or bolt. Both types serve to insert screws or fasteners, yet they offe...

Adjustable Low EMI Switching Power Supply

By Hesam Moshiri, Anson BaoCopyright: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)A power supply is an essential tool on every electronics bench. The TPS54202 is a highly efficient 2A synchronous ...

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Multilayer PCB Stack-up Basics | PCB Knowledge

Single-layer PCBs and double-layer PCBs are two basic types of boards that have only one or two layers of conductive materials over the substrate. When more routing space or signal integrity is requir...

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How to Generate Gerber and Drill Files in KiCad 7.0

Now you can place order directly by PCBWay Plugin for KiCadAfter completing the PCB design in KiCad, the final step is to generate Gerber and drill files, which will be sent to the PCB manufacturers f...

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Effect of PCB Materials on High-speed Circuits

A few years ago, when discussing signal integrity, the focus was generally on models and software. However, nowadays, engineers are gradually starting to pay attention to the impact of PCB materials o...

What is PCB Bow and Twist? | PCB Knowledge

Ideally, PCBs should be perfectly flat, however, this is not always possible. Bow and twist usually occur. PCB bow and twist are two common types of board warpage that can occur during and after the P...

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Tactile Sensors in Robotics and Industrial Grippers

IntroductionAdvancement in technology in recent years has placed tactile sensing as one of the key features that have implemented more complex operations and tasks in industrial and commercial robotic...

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What is PCB Panelization? | PCB Knowledge

PCB panelization is a technique of manufacturing a collection of PCBs together on a single larger panel which can foster the easy movements of PCBs through an assembly line. Each board in the panel ca...

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What are Thermal Relief Pads? | PCB Knowledge

A thermal relief pad is a technique used in PCB design to reduce thermal stress problems. It includes copper spokes that extend from the pad to the surrounding copper plane. Figure 1: Thermal rel...

Stereo Digital FM Transmitter Circuit

By Hesam Moshiri, Anson BaoCopyright: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC-BY-NC-ND)Without a doubt, FM transmitter and Receiver are among the top favorite electronic project topics, however, buildi...

Stereo Digital FM Transmitter

What is Embedded Passive Technology? | PCB Knowledge

What is embedded passive technology?Embedded passive technology refers to the process of integrating passive components such as resistors, and capacitors, directly onto the inner layers of a PCB durin...

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Types of Surface Treatment for CNC Machining

Applying the appropriate post-processing and surface finishing can improve the surface roughness, appearance, and wear resistance of CNC machined parts, and even improve their functionality. In this a...

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what is In-Circuit Testing (ICT)?

In-Circuit Testing (ICT) is a common method of testing electronic components and connections on a printed circuit board (PCB) to ensure that they are working correctly. It is typically performed early...

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Holiday Schedule of Labor Day 2023

Dear all PCBWayers,PCBWay factories will be on holiday on May 1st. Orders can be placed as usual during holidays, and will be processed in chronological order from May 2nd.Customer Service: Avail...

What are PCB Test Coupons? | PCB Knowledge

What is a Test Coupon?A test coupon is a small section of the PCB that is designed with specific dimensions and electrical properties, such as trace widths, trace spacing, and impedance values, to det...

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What is a Hybrid PCB? | PCB Knowledge

A Hybrid PCB is a type of printed circuit board that combines two or more substrate materials, such as FR4 and Polyimide, FR4 and Ceramic, FR4 and Aluminum base, etc. Hybrid PCBs are becoming increasi...

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A Comprehensive Guide for 5V DC Power Supply Design

IntroductionHello all! Welcome on board. Here we are going to focus on designing a 5V power supply. We will design the power supply and carry out and explain how to do various calculations including a...

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