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Manual or interactive routing, advantages and inconveniences

Layout definition is certainly one of the most complex operations that the designer has to face when developing a printed circuit board (PCB). This activity, in fact, is both an art and a science and...


Hints for improving PCB thermal management

Printed circuit boards, the heart of any electronic device, are designed to allow electrical conduction and the transmission of analog and digital signals between different electronic components....


How to create the best BOM for your PCB

The bill of materials (BOM) is of primary importance in the design and production phase of each electronic device, starting from the printed circuit board (PCB). In the absence of a detailed and...


Our hints for high-speed PCB design

Over the last few years, we have witnessed a continuous upward evolution of electronic devices, increasingly rich in new features, fast and with extremely compact size. Electronic devices belonging...


New PCB materials: definitions, when and why you should use them

Over the past few years, we have witnessed significant progress in several electronic applications, resulting in the introduction of increasingly innovative technologies. The sectors where the...


Our Design hints for high-power PCBs

Most recent electronic applications are based on highly integrated components capable of withstanding ever greater power levels and operating frequencies. The need to manage high currents and...


Wearable PCB design guidelines

In recent years, wearable devices have become increasingly popular, thanks to the enormous progress made in the electronic field and the availability of highly integrated electronic components with...


How will 5G affect your PCB design?

Printed circuit board, the heart of every electronic device, is important not only because it allows the electrical connections between the various components, but also because it carries digital and...


Our 5 PCB Design Hints for Automotive Applications

Automotive PCB design is without any doubt one of the toughest challenges for electronic engineers. On-board electronic devices must in fact operate in the most demanding conditions, while ensuring...