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JLCPCB Announces 'Get Free PCBA Components' Campaign for Electronics Enthusiasts
November 30, 2023 -- JLCPCB, a leading provider of PCB manufacturing and assembly services, is thrilled to announce the launch of its exciting new campaign, 'Get Free PCBA Components,' aimed at empowering PCB enthusiasts with genuine electronic components at no cost. As a company committed to delivering exceptional value and service to its customers, JLCPCB understands the importance of cost-effectiveness and convenience in the PCB manufacturing process. With the " Get Free PCBA Components" campaign, ......
Nov 30, 2023
PCB temperature: Tips regarding improving the thermal management of PCBs
Thermal management is of utmost importance while designing PCBs. This is because the temperature of PCBs can guarantee the reliability, performance, and longevity of PCBs and the electronic equipment of which they are an integral component. Thus, enhanced Printed Circuit Board heat management is a necessity for reliable operation and to protect against damage to electronic components. In the upcoming chapter, we will discuss several approaches to strengthen PCB temperature management. Reasons of heat ......
Nov 28, 2023
Maximizing PCB Design and Manufacturing Success with Effective PCB Pad Implementation
Within the realm of PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design and manufacturing, the significance of PCB pads cannot be overstated. These small, yet vital parts play a crucial role in ensuring reliable and secure connections for optimal performance. In this article, we dig further into the essential aspects of PCB pads, including what they are, different pad types, and their design considerations, impact on manufacturing, and material choices, all aimed at enhancing the overall quality of PCBs. I. What Are P......
Nov 27, 2023
Top Tips for Successful PCB Layout Design: Guidelines and Best Practices
Printed circuit board (PCB) layout is a crucial step in the design and development of electronic circuits. A well-designed PCB layout can ensure the optimal performance and functionality of an electronic device. PCB layout involves the placement of components on a board and routing of electrical connections between them. Designers must consider various factors such as signal integrity, thermal management, and electromagnetic interference (EMI) when creating a PCB layout. In this article, we will provi......
Nov 27, 2023
Implications of border lines and 3D footprint lines on Mechanical Layer 1
In the process of PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design, the Mechanical Layer plays a crucial role in defining the physical aspects of the board. It helps in determining the placement of components, recognition of slots, and creation of drilled holes. In this article, we will explore the implications of border lines and 3D footprint lines on Mechanical Layer 1 in PCB manufacturing using an example. Example Scenario: Let's consider a scenario where Mechanical Layer 1 has placed border lines and 3D footpri......
Nov 23, 2023
PCB Basics 2: Design Guidelines
Welcome to the second article in our PCB Basics series. In this article, we will explore the essential PCB design guidelines that are crucial for achieving optimal PCB design performance and functionality. Whether you're an electronics enthusiast, hobbyist, engineer, student, or professional in the field, understanding these guidelines will empower you to create high-quality PCB designs. Let's dive into the details with JLCPCB! Component Placement: Effective component placement is vital for optimal PC......
Nov 21, 2023
PCB Basics 1: Introduction to Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)
Welcome to the first installment of our "PCB Basics" series, where we begin our journey to explore the fundamental aspects of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and their crucial role in the world of modern electronics. In this article, we will dig into the significance of PCBs, unveil the intricate components and structure that constitute a PCB, and introduce the design process and its profound impact on PCB manufacturing. Get ready to delve into the heart of PCB technology and discover how it powers the ......
Nov 20, 2023
Castellated PCBs: Introduction and Design Requirements
With the rapid development of electronic technology, electronic products are moving towards miniaturization, portability, multi-functionality, high integration, and high reliability. This leads printed circuit boards to be often designed to reuse ready-made modules. For example, IoT Bluetooth modules or NB-IoT modules, which are indispensable communication modules, can be soldered onto PCBs just like chips. These carrier boards are characterized by their small size and a row of metalized castellated h......
Nov 13, 2023
The Evolution of Circuit Board Design
Welcome to JLCPCB's blog, where we delve into the fascinating world of PCB design, manufacturing, and assembly. Circuit boards have undergone a remarkable evolution, transitioning from simple single-layer designs to the intricate and versatile multilayer boards. Today, we will take an in-depth look at the evolutionary journey of circuit board design, tracing its transformation from simple single-layer boards to the complex and versatile multilayer boards. Join us as we explore the history, benefits, a......
Nov 9, 2023
Understanding Impedance and Its Role in PCB Design
Impedance is a fundamental concept in electrical engineering and circuit design. Today, we will provide an overview of impedance, explain the impedance formula, discuss tools like an impedance calculator, and explain how impedance affects PCB design factors like solder flux and component selection. What is Impedance? Impedance (Z) represents the total opposition to current flow in an AC circuit. It is comprised of both resistance (R) and reactance (X). Resistance opposes current while reactance stores......
Nov 8, 2023
What are the Principles and Techniques for PCB Layout?
Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) are an indispensable part of electronic devices, with their performance and reliability directly impacting the operation of the entire system. PCB, short for Printed Circuit Board, is also known as a printed wiring board. It is a critical electronic component, serving as the support structure for electronic components and the medium for their electrical interconnections. It's called a "printed" circuit board because it's made using electronic printing techniques. Routing ......
Oct 12, 2023