Seeed Studio Fusion PCBA Service – Free Assembly for 5 PCBs
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Seeed Studio Fusion PCBA Service – Free Assembly for 5 PCBs

To the ire of many, manufacturing in small quantities have often led to sky high prices, hindering many makers from translating their ideas to reality. Now, to eliminate cost barriers and enable even more makers to experience the flexibility and convenience of turnkey PCB fabrication...

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Digi-Key announces supplier-driven KiCad Library
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Digi-Key announces supplier-driven KiCad Library

Digi-Key Electronics has announced the release of a new secondary KiCad library, known as the Digi-Key Partner Library, on GitHub. This is intended to be a supplement to the existing Digi-Key KiCad library released last year. Whereas the previous library was developed and curated by...

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1mm height SMD LED can be placed upside down.
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1mm height SMD LED can be placed upside down.

Kingbright KPTR series, suitable for reverse mounting, makes it possible to achieve that the LED is hidden in the PCB. Naturally, manufacturing LED with a zero height is most likely unreal at the current physics status and 3D experience of the world. Nevertheless, it´s still possible...

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JLCPCB.com – Eagle Gerber Export and Quick PCB Review
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JLCPCB.com – Eagle Gerber Export and Quick PCB Review

We recently placed an order on JLCPCB.com for 5 pieces of a PCB design we have done here at electronics-lab.com. The project we were dealing is a 60V to 5V @ 3.5A buck converter based on TPS54360B and we are going to publish it soon under Projects -> Power. The PCB design has 2...

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UV Exposure Box Project with timer
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UV Exposure Box Project with timer

This is a nice build of a small UV exposure box using UV LEDs and Arduino by Elias Zacarias. The details are available on Part 1 and Part 2 posts of his blog.damnsoft.org. Design files are open source and uploaded to github.com. The boards are designed on KiCAD and code is for...

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Mouser & SamacSys Offer Engineers Free PCB Footprints, Schematic Symbols and 3D Models
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Mouser & SamacSys Offer Engineers Free PCB Footprints, Schematic Symbols and 3D Models

Mouser Electronics, Inc. the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, is pleased to announce a new partnership with SamacSys, a global leader in electronic component library solutions. Under the new partnership, announced at electronica 2018 in Munich, Mouser will...

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How to get free coupons for your next PCB Project using PCBWay
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How to get free coupons for your next PCB Project using PCBWay

Coupons are a great way to save money when purchasing something, but finding one could be somehow tricky most of the times and not all business owners offer coupons. PCB making and manufacturing can be sometimes expensive depending on your point of view and using coupons is a win-win...

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Make 10x Printed Circuit Boards For $5 On PCBWay
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Make 10x Printed Circuit Boards For $5 On PCBWay

The quest for making low cost printed circuit boards is one that will always keep on going and it is not going to stop here. Customers, engineers, makers, are looking for low cost printed circuit board manufacturers for their PCB needs but also a reliable one as well. It is a task to...

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