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Techniques for PCB Design Under Space Constraints

With betterment in the chip technology, PCB designs have gone through significant changes in terms of size and shape. These changes have led to exponential demand for optimum performance in a compact...


Characteristics, details and types of PCB substrates

Regardless of its type (rigid, flexible, or rigid-flex), each printed circuit requires a physical support, also known as a substrate, on which to place the components and make the necessary...


When and how multi-layer PCBs shall be used

The demand for multilayer printed circuit boards is growing. Small and fast device electronics have made multilayer PCB very popular. These types of printed circuit boards allow for unprecedented...


How to Overcome HDI PCB Design Issues

Printed circuit boards with high density of connections, also known by the term HDI (High Density Interconnect), represent one of the most advanced technologies in this sector, able to meet the...


ODB++: Advantages and differences compared to the Gerber 274x format

At the heart of each electronic circuit is the printed circuit board (PCB), on which the various electronic components connected through both electrical and mechanical connections are assembled. When...


2022 Wishes: Message from Damien Rossignon, Proto-Electronics' CEO

Damien ROSSIGNON, CEO of Proto-Electronics, presents you on behalf of the whole team, his best wishes for this new year 2022 and draws up the balance sheet of 2021.


DFA-DFM: What is the difference in the design of PCB?

In current markets, there is great pressure on electronic companies to develop and produce ever more miniaturized products, in ever shorter times and with ever lower costs. In order to guarantee the...


The best inspection and testing techniques to maximize the quality of PCBs

Inspection and test cover two essential phases of the manufacturing of each printed circuit board, allowing an objective evaluation of the quality of the final product. Even if engineers follow all...


Our Top 7 Hints for Mobile PCB Design

The progressive increase of features integrated in the latest generation mobile devices is imposing ever more stringent requirements on the design of printed circuit boards. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth...