The team at Gerber Labs consistently works with industry and community publications to provide thought leadership and expertise on different topics.

Below is one of the articles that the team published!

A Beginner’s Guide to PCB Design

Printed circuit board design can seem difficult to a beginner, but it doesn’t have to be. With innovative new software programs, how-to videos and detailed written guides, learning how to design your own printed circuit boards is easier than ever. For makers, students, hobbyists and inventors, PCB design can open up a new world of opportunities. Creating custom electronics doesn’t have to be intimidating. The steps to designing any new printed circuit board are essentially the same.

They usually can offer valuable advice for both your design and bill of materials before you begin production, so that you can avoid costly issues and headaches that can occur due to small oversights. You can also ask about prototype board testing at this stage, which is a good idea if you are ordering a large quantity of PCBs. PCB manufacturers offer valuable resources and years of experience, so use that to your advantage.