What is PCB Trace Antenna?

In this tutorial we are going to learn about what is PCB Trace Antenna? A PCB is vulnerable to radiated interference because the pattern of traces & component leads form antennas. Common wires & PCB traces have inductance that varies between 6 & 12 nH per centimeter. At frequencies above …

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Best Tips for PCB Assembly

In this tutorial we are going to learn about Best Tips for PCB Assembly A. Component Placement and Spacing: 1. Avoid components to be placed in random orientation. 2. Keep through hole components on one side, SMD on other side. 3. Hole to hole spacing for most adjacent components (end-end, …

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What is Balanced PCB?

In this tutorial we are going learn about what is Balanced PCB? Designers can be tempted to design PCBs with an odd no. of layers. If the additional layer is not needed for routing, why use it? Won’t eliminating the extra layer minimize PCB thickness? If the PCB has one …

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