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The connections on a PCB should be identical to its corresponding circuit diagram, but while the circuit diagram is arranged to be readable, the PCB layout is arranged to be functional, so there is rarely any visible correlation.

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Should Capacitor Bypass on Circuits?

Bypass capacitor is a capacitor employed to conduct an alternating current around a component or group of components. Often the AC is removed from an AC/DC mixture, the DC being free to pass through t... (See More)

Corey
2017-01-26 02:09:54
Fatih YASAR
2017-01-28 02:09:54
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Will Circuit Boards Need More Wires?

I remember when single-sided printed circuit boards (PCBs) with wires dominated many markets—like whitegoods—because it was possible to keep costs down. This is still done in some instances, but these... (See More)

Balazs Szucs
2017-01-25 13:10:08
Koray
2017-01-27 13:10:08
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Capacitance: How Much Is Enough?

Proper component selection and careful PCB layout are integral to power supply bypassing. Capacitance: How Much Is Enough? At the end of the previous article, we introduced the idea that a... (See More)

Raymond
2017-01-24 16:59:10
kalman.kovacs
2017-01-26 16:59:10
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Fritzing Makes Design A PCB More Attainable

Fritzing is an open-source software package that makes designing a PCB a more attainable reality. You may have noticed that many of the Arduino projects here on AllAboutCircuits use a type of ci... (See More)

Yair Almanza Armenta
2017-01-22 19:13:41
Josh
2017-01-24 19:13:41
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The Mistakes Made on PCB Layout

There are a few mistakes that I see over and over when it comes to hardware design. More specifically, I see errors with the design of the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) that connects and holds al... (See More)

Richard Farrar
2017-01-21 19:15:17
adam.yh.lee
2017-01-23 19:15:17
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General tips on PCB layout

Make important nodes accessible It will eventually happen that you are trying to figure out why something is not working and you want to measure a signal inside your PCB. Before designing the PCB... (See More)

Devin
2017-01-19 07:21:42
Martynas
2017-01-21 07:21:42
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How to print PCB layout size right?

There is a PCB has 3 normal ICs, so it need to be accurate in size. I used Adobe Photoshop software to measure size and it is accurate in photoshop. Then I saved it as a JPG picture but the size chang... (See More)

Bruce
2017-01-02 14:57:21
Julian
2017-01-04 14:57:21
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The troubles of changing PCB Decal in pads layout

I having some trouble changing a resistor from a 1/4W  package to a 1W package in Pads Layout.  It seems like easy, but when trying to do, it is hard  to me.  (See More)

Alvin
2017-01-02 14:49:03
Sergio Vasconcelos
2017-01-04 14:49:03
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Layout of PCB trace to minimize inductance

What is the intuition was behind widening PCB traces to minimize the inductance between a trace and its ground plane. Shouldn't the loop area between a trace and its ground plane stay the same, despit... (See More)

Sebastian Charlak
2017-01-02 14:40:35
Paul K. McKneely
2017-01-04 14:40:35
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How to lay out a double sided SMT circuit board?

Can anyone give suggestions of setting up a PCB layout  program and components to layout a double sided PCB? I am still using Protel 99SE, so I will translate if possible. If you remember what th... (See More)

Alva
2017-01-02 14:08:00
grzes91
2017-01-04 14:08:00
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