HARTING Europe, Component carrier now replacing flexible PCBs
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HARTING Europe, Component carrier now replacing flexible PCBs

Flexible circuit boards offer numerous advantages. However, the mechanical fixation of these circuit boards is highly complex. HARTING has developed a new solution based on 3D-MID technology that is capable of replacing flexible circuit boards. Thanks to component carriers, cost savings...

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What Is Turnkey PCB Assembly?
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What Is Turnkey PCB Assembly?

PCB Assembly is a process that requires knowledge not just of PCB components and assembly but also of printed circuit board design, PCB fabrication and a strong understanding of the final product. Circuit board assembly is just one piece of the puzzle to delivering the perfect product...

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PCBWay.com Manufacturer Review
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PCBWay.com Manufacturer Review

Printed circuit boards are an important part of electronic products and the ability to get them fabricated in time and at good quality and price, is key to ensuring the product stays on schedule with the time to market plans. The process of getting them done on time, and at the right...

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NextPCB.com Service Review
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NextPCB.com Service Review

Printed Circuit boards are an important part of the development of any electronics product. They provide an easy, neat and repeatable ways of connecting components together. Thus, ensuring quality from their design to production is so critical that, failure at any point in the process...

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PCBA Service Review – Comparing PCBWay vs LocoPCB vs PCBGogo vs Seeedstudio
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PCBA Service Review – Comparing PCBWay vs LocoPCB vs PCBGogo vs Seeedstudio

Daniel Eichhorn @ blog.squix.org, shares his experience with some popular PCBA services and documents his finding on his blog. He writes: Until recently I believed that having PCBs assembled by a professional service is either too costly for small batches or not possible at all. That...

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Advanced protoboard layout with 1.27mm pitch for smd parts
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Advanced protoboard layout with 1.27mm pitch for smd parts

Main Features Plated through holes in standard 2.54mm raster like on traditional protoboard Pads for smd parts in 1.27mm raster in between SOIC parts can directly be used without adapters SMD pads are not contacted to the other side: Different tracks can either...

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CHOOSING A SURFACE FINISH FOR FINE-PITCH COMPONENTS
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CHOOSING A SURFACE FINISH FOR FINE-PITCH COMPONENTS

by CARMEN ZHENG @ www.seeedstudio.com Today we are going to share with you a real case study involving a Seeed Fusion PCBA customer’s design. At the time of placing the order, the customer requested the default HASL surface finish, but listed in their Bill of Materials was a 0.4mm...

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Top 10 websites to find footprints for your next PCB project
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Top 10 websites to find footprints for your next PCB project

It's one thing to have an idea (especially a hardware-based idea) and it's another thing to bring it to life. Rapid Prototyping using tools like 3D Printer has opened a lot of opportunities for the everyday makers, hardware enthusiasts, and hackers. For the person looking to build that...

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