14 Tips For PCB Design For Assembly

14 Tips For PCB Design For Assembly

Designing with PCB assembly in mind is one of the most important and frequently misunderstood elements. This series is dedicated to helping you become a designing pro—someone whose PCB design has been optimized on the first try, ensuring a smooth quickturn PCB...
The Free Bill of Materials Tool for PCB Designers

The Free Bill of Materials Tool for PCB Designers

Cleaning your bill of materials just became easier and faster than ever. Sierra’s new free BOM Checker tool helps identify and resolve mismatches and errors in your Bill of Materials early in the PCB design process. There are several advantages to using the BOM...
ODB++: An Intelligent Format for PCB Designs

ODB++: An Intelligent Format for PCB Designs

Why should you care how data are output from your CAD tool after you’ve completed your design, provided that the design is sound and the description is thorough? UPDATE: Read about IPC-2581 set to retire Gerber files across the board! Whether you send Gerbers to your...