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YouTuber Robert Feranec Visits Sierra Circuits

August 22, 2017
YouTuber and PCB designer Robert Feranec came to visit Sierra Circuits to learn more about our PCB manufacturing and assembly services. As he says in the video, “When you are designing boards, I think it is very useful to know some information about PCB manufacturing." Amit Bahl, Sierra’s director of sales and marketing, invited Robert Feranec to show him around and explain to him our manufacturing and assembling process from beginning to end. He was really amazed by several of our techniques, including the drilling part...
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Becoming a PCB Master: Design for Assembly

December 1, 2016
This series is dedicated to helping you become a PCB Master—someone whose PCB design has been optimized on the first try, ensuring a smooth quickturn PCB production process. In this first part, we'll take a close look at one of the most important and frequently misunderstood elements: designing PCBs with assembly in mind.
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Let’s Talk About PCB Tooling Fees

November 19, 2015
PCB Assembly tooling fees cover a broad range of services. A majority them fall under NRE charges, or non-recurring engineering charges. The chart below breaks down the different tools and programs covered under the tooling fees.
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What to Expect After Ordering Your PCBs

August 7, 2015
Designing, ordering and receiving your printed circuit board should be a seamless process. Ideally, you could verify your design, receive an instant quote, and then begin ordering your components within minutes.
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Steps To Your PCB Prototype (For Hardware Startups)

March 6, 2015
For hardware startups, having prototype printed circuit boards are a crucial part of your device. Efficiency, cost, and board size, and much more are just a few considerations to keep in mind. John Teel has published what steps to consider when tackling the manufacturing and assembly of your PCB prototype.
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