PCB Design - Resources for PCB Designers
PCB Design Guide
The PCB Design Guide is an invaluable resource for those learning pcb design. Designing a pcb isn't something you'll do in a couple of hours, its a highly technical learned skill that will take years to master. The PCB Design Guide will provide the basics of pcb design as well as more advanced topics. The guide is a work in progress, so feel free to contact us to suggest topics or contribute. PCB Design Process First and foremost its important understand the pcb design process. This design process/workflow will give you a birds eye view of each step necessary in taking your ...
PCB Design Software
Finding a piece of software to do printed circuit board design is much easier than it was a few years ago. If you're a low budget hobbiest looking to get that home brewed circuit onto a circuit board there are plenty of options to chose from. PCB manufacturers are now releasing their own pcb design software to aide you in completing your board design in no time at all. Be warned though, they will keep their hands on your gerber files until you complete a purchase for the board. If you're feeling adventurous and want to manufacture ...
PCB Design Services
Depending on your situation a pcb design service could save you time and a bundle of cash. Perhaps you don't have the time or expertise to complete your pcb design and would like to hire a pcb designer to layout your circuit board? Maybe you need to hire an electrical engineer to design your entire electronics package. We'll give you some tips on what to expect from these types of pcb design services and a couple of industry leading service providers. There is a large segment of the pcb design industry that relies on pcb software ...
PCB Design GuidePCB Design Process
Get a goood understanding of hte pcb design process and workflow and you'll be off to a great start.Schematic Capture
Schematic capture is an essential part of organizing your printed circuit board design.PCB Footprints
Learn how to design pcb footprints quickly and properly with this quick informative section.PCB Layout
90% of your pcb design will be spent in the pcb layout phase. Here's a couple tips and tricks to save time.
PCB Design Services and SoftwareOrcad PCB Designer
Orcad Capture is an industry standard. What about Orcad PCB Designer? Find out what we thought.Mentor Graphics - PADs
Mentor Graphics PADs is an industry standard pcb design software that is easy to use. Read the full review.PCB Software Training
Are you in need of pcb training or training on pcb design software? Here's a resource to get started.