Category: Videos
How PCB Vias Interconnect Circuit Board Layers

How PCB Vias Interconnect Circuit Board Layers

Vias are miniature conductive pathways drilled into the PCB to establish electrical connectivity between the different layers. Basically, a via is a vertical trace in a PCB. Before we dive deep into a via hole, I will just define in simple terms what a PCB is. PCB is...

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Juki Pick-and-Place Assembly Machine in Action

Juki Pick-and-Place Assembly Machine in Action

If you haven't taken our 360 facility tour yet, let us introduce the Juki Pick-and-Place PCB assembly machines we use to pick and place components... In case the name wasn't clear enough. 15,000 components per hour All the way down to 01005 Modular format Hassle-free,...

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Sierra Circuits 360 Facility Tour

Thanks to some VR magic, you can now tour Sierra Circuits from YouTube. Our brand new 360 video will take you to our Sunnyvale, CA facilities just like you were there for real. Visit Sierra Circuits manufacture and assembly with our new 360 video. Checking for fab and...

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What Is a Single Pulse Response?

What Is a Single Pulse Response?

We met Tim Wang Lee, SI/PI Application Engineer at Keysight Technologies, during DesignCon 2018. He explained to us what a single pulse response is and what its key characteristics are. Tim Wang Lee - DesignCon 2018 Interview 0:07 What is single pulse response?...

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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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Thermal Profile for Solder Reflow

Thermal Profile for Solder Reflow

Sierra Circuits is a one-stop PCB shop: we handle the layout design part, we manufacture and even assemble your printed circuit boards. As experts in the industry, we also care about your PCB knowledge. Today, we are going to talk about thermal profile for solder...

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