Posted on Apr 21, 2017
Flex, flexible circuits, and rigid flex are common buzz words that continue to be relevant in today's growing electronics industry– but how much do you really know about the differences between them and when to use each type?
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
Last week we introduced you to our new video series, Working with OrCAD. This series is designed to walk you through the basics of designing a board within OrCAD PCB Editor from start to finish.
Posted on Apr 17, 2017
Often times engineers don’t consider RoHS and Reach Compliance a criterion upfront when choosing parts for their design. Sometimes, the thought occurs AFTER they’ve sent a product to the manufacturer, only to be turned away. Engineers should think...
Posted on Apr 14, 2017
Every day the requirements for PC boards are becoming more stringent, demanding smaller, lighter, efficient boards. In order to create a fully functioning multilayer PC board, understanding and selecting the correct materials for manufacturing is an...
Posted on Apr 11, 2017
Whether you are new user or current customer our new video series, Working with OrCAD, will show help walk you through the basics of designing a board within OrCAD from start to finish. We will cover libraries, placement, post processing, etc. as...
Posted on Apr 10, 2017
For April, the Gadget of the Month is Brixo- building blocks (similar to legos) that use motors, and electronic sensors to let you safely conduct electricity and bring your designs to life through an app on your phone.
Posted on Apr 7, 2017
A service bureau is a company that provides business services to companies without the internal resources available to handle certain projects. The service bureaus listed on the EMA Design Automation website specialize in the OrCAD and Allegro PCB...
Posted on Apr 3, 2017
Trade shows and Conferences coming up in April.
Posted on Mar 31, 2017
Before we begin it is important to note nothing is ever 100% secure. A device that is secure one day can easily become vulnerable the next day. That being said, increasing security measures in modern devices, especially hyper-connected devices such...
Posted on Mar 24, 2017
As a PCB design engineer today, you experience a large amount of pressure to create smaller, faster, more intelligent products. Consequently, it has become increasingly important for ECAD and MCAD engineers to interact on any given product. To...