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How to Estimate PCB Costs

12.17.2020

While printed circuit board (PCB) costs will vary from manufacturer to manufacturer, you may be able to create an estimated price range by considering the scope of your project. There are several ways to develop a cost estimate; however, you should have some information readily available before attempting to get a quote or create an […]

Why Buy Instead of DIY: Benefits of Hiring a Printed Circuit Board Manufacturer

12.17.2020

When printed circuit boards came on the scene, they were a technological breakthrough that quickly became a mass-manufactured product. Printed circuit boards can be found in almost every electronic device and have been essential to recent advances in technology. Professionally manufactured printed circuit boards used to be limited to standard designs; custom boards were only […]

What are the Most Common Circuit Board Defects?

11.25.2020

Printed circuit board defects are frustrating, especially if they are preventable but go unnoticed until after they fail during consumer use. Depending on the application, a printed circuit board failure can be extremely costly and even dangerous.  Printed circuit board defects may damage your reputation, and many issues are easily avoided by choosing a reputable […]

What is a Printed Circuit Board

11.25.2020

Printed circuit boards are arguably the most ubiquitous technology in use today. They are present in practically every modern device, including remote controls, computers, smartphones, vehicles, music players, smartwatches, airplanes, industrial machinery, and so much more. Printed circuit boards look simple, appearing on their own as thin boards with patterns. However, they are the heart […]

The Best Ways to Cut Costs on Printed Circuit Boards Without Sacrificing Quality

11.25.2020

While printed circuit boards are continually getting less expensive, they can be a significant cost for any company creating a product with electronic components. Printed circuit board manufacturers who offer notably cheaper services often have similarly lower standards for the products they are producing. So, is it possible to cut costs on printed circuit boards […]

How Does a Printed Circuit Board Work?

10.09.2020

Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are essential to many modern day electronics. These boards can be found in everything from smartphones and LED lights to televisions and cars. In fact, almost any electronic device you can think of likely uses at least one PCB to function. So, how do printed circuit boards work? Today, we’ll […]

10 Tips and Tricks for Printed Circuit Board Design

10.09.2020

After you have planned your circuit, created the schematics, and tested it on a prototype board, it is time for the critical steps of printed circuit board design (also known as printed circuit board routing). Printed circuit board design is the process of laying out your circuit as it would be on a real-life printed […]

The Ultimate Guide For Electrical Engineers

09.30.2020

What is Electrical Engineering? Electrical engineering is an exciting and action packed field that is always at the forefront of innovation. There’s virtually no industry in which electrical engineering doesn’t have their hands in the final product. The far reaching influence of the field is what has drawn so many people, like yourself, to the […]

Top 5 Mistakes Printed Circuit Board Designers Make

09.30.2020

If you’ve talked to any PCB designers or read about designing a PCB, it quickly becomes apparent that the process of building a board from scratch leaves little room for error. Even the smallest design mistake can make your board non-functional, or worse, non-manufacturable. With the need for such accuracy and meticulous planning, the design […]

PCB Cost Estimator – How To Estimate Printed Circuit Boards Costs

09.03.2020

Printed circuit boards have a huge range of quality, reliability, complexity, and price points. A circuit board typically costs from 50 cents to $300 dollars to produce, depending on your needs. The price to produce a circuit board has many different factors, and may depend on the number layers, complexity, quantity and components included on […]

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