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PCB Design Tip of the Day

There’s nothing like a good synonym roll, just like Grammar used to make. AKA Semantics do matter in schematics, especially when dealing with multi-page schematic diagrams, reusing schematic sections or working on a team project. Tip of the day: Use... Read more

150 YEARS OF PREDICTING THE ELEMENTS OF ELECTRONICS, PART 3 - Tantalum

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... We hoped our previous blog posts (one and two) on the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table would tantalize (ouch - yes. we did that) you to want to learn... Read more

PCB Design Tip of the Day

It's often the little things, the seemingly obvious small traps that leap out and bite two weeks later. Mark, PCB design expert from our San Diego PCB Phoenix office has another piece of advice for you when getting your schematic... Read more

150 Years of Predicting the Elements of Electronics, Part 2

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... We return to our series celebrating the periodic table’s 150th birthday. As we learned in our first post on the subject, there were several chemists working to arrange the elements,... Read more

PCB Design Tip of the Day

Where do the PCB Design errors grow? A lot has to happen before a PC board gets into an end user's hands - many different processes and people are involved in getting a device designed and built. The more people... Read more

What Comes after the Prototype?

What comes after the prototype is built and has passed its tests? Well, hopefully you build more copies of the PC board and then sell them or send them off into space or something. We have actually built boards that... Read more

150 Years of Predicting the Elements of Electronics

A Few Words from Sara Shepherd, Screaming Circuits Contributing Blogger... A poster of this was likely tacked to the wall of every science classroom you sat in and -- if you’re anything like me -- you may still have occasional... Read more

No Open Vias in or near pads

The term "via" probably comes from the Latin word meaning "road." Therefore, open via would essentially mean "open road." Open roads, here in Oregon sometimes run through open range ranch land. That means that cows have as much right to... Read more

A few Predictions for the Next Decade - The Eve of Disruption

It's now the eve of 2019 and about all I'll say on the coming year is that we are in for a wild ride. The last few years have been pretty crazy, and 2019 looks to continue that trend, but... Read more

Why Are We Here?

It's pretty easy to get caught up in the little details of the day and lose sight of what it is that we really do and why - like on a macro scale. (I really wanted to avoid use of... Read more