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What are the Bluetooth PCB technological trends and applications?

Bluetooth technology has been in existence for about twenty years and is experiencing a genuine revolution with the growth of IoT (Internet of Things) while Bluetooth PCB applications are...


PCB FR4: the guide to FR-4 for your printed circuits

FR-4 or FR4’s properties and characteristics make it very versatile at an affordable cost. This is why its use is so widespread in printed circuit production. Therefore, it is normal that we...


The 4 electronic component suppliers of Proto-Electronics. is directly connected to the4 biggest component distributors on the electronics market: RS, Farnell, Digi-Key and Mouser.Therefore our algorithm can offer the best...


SMD soldering paste: which technology should be used to apply it?

The assembly of electronic boards (PCB) has a key step, the application of soldering paste in order to solder SMDs. This is a comparative overview of the available solutions, as well as some trends...


How to manage electronics obsolescence?

Obsolescence in the electronics fieldis a major issue and generatesa lot of cost and resource spending that have to be removed upstreamas much as possible.


Why use LEDs in sports field lighting equipment?

While most other lighting applications are now completing their transition to LED light sources, the manufacturers of the floodlights which illuminate football pitches, tennis courts and other large...


Our Top 10 printed circuit design software programmes

There are many software programmes to design printed circuits, whether free of charge or not, from the prototyping phase through to industrialisation. How to choose between freeware for DIY fans and...


How to streamline the development of smart industrial products?

OEMs in almost any part of the industrial world are facing an urgent requirement to reconfigure their approach to product development. In even the recent past, a viable business could be built on the...


Southern Manufacturing & Electronics exhibition in Farnborough

Meet part of the Proto-Electronics team and (re)discover the european online platform for prototype PCBs Assembly from 5th to 7th February 2019, at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference...