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Annular Ring Explained by a PCB Manufacturer

Annular Ring Explained by a PCB Manufacturer

Annular rings are one of the biggest concerns of PCB designers. You know that you may place your via right in the middle of the pad in the design files, but it just does not mean that you will 100 percent avoid tangencies, or even worse, breakouts. Let’s talk about...

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How to Route a PCB in KiCad

How to Route a PCB in KiCad

In this tutorial, we will show you how to execute PCB routing in KiCad. Let us go through the PCB stack-up before we get to the PCB routing. Arranging stack-up in KiCad We selected an 8-mil track width and spacing for the differential pair. But this needs to be done...

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How to Route Differential Pairs in KiCad

How to Route Differential Pairs in KiCad

In our previous tutorial, we demonstrated how to place components in KiCad. Now, we will show you how to route differential pairs. So we assume that you know how to import components from your netlist and place them. What is routing? Routing is simply the process of...

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How to Place Components in KiCad

How to Place Components in KiCad

In our previous tutorial, we demonstrated how to set up design rules in KiCad, which included how to create a netlist and how to import it to the board file. Today, we will show you how to place components in KiCad. We will also cover how to define your PCB outline....

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How to Set Up Design Rules in KiCad

How to Set Up Design Rules in KiCad

In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up design rules in KiCad. Before starting the layout, it is very important to determine a set of rules you will follow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxWyuMmWvWg&feature=youtu.be For selecting saving preferences...

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