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HDI Stackup Planner Tutorial

October 24, 2017
Using Sierra Circuits' free HDI Stackup Planner before you begin your layout design will ensure that your HDI PCB design will be manufacturable the very first time. Step 1: The Board Information The first thing you have to do to use this tool is to fill out the board information. Fill out a part number, like Sierra Test for example; a revision number, like 2; the estimated size of the PCB, like 4 inches by 4 inches; and then choose the finished thickness –..
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PCB West 2017: Tips For Designers

October 9, 2017
During PCB West 2017, last month in Santa Clara, Sierra had the pleasure of meeting many speakers. We interviewed these PCB experts from Zuken, Cadence, Nano Dimension, Altium, Rogers Corp and AkroMetrix. They shared their best PCB tips to help you make the best choices when you design your boards. If you could not attend PCB West or stop by Sierra’s booth, do not miss our video series! Because we know you care about PCBs, board design, and engineering, we interviewed the most talented, knowledgeable speakers..
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PCB West 2017: Hemant Shah Interview

October 4, 2017
On September 13, during PCB West Exhibition Day, Sierra had the pleasure of meeting Hemant Shah, Product Management Group Director at Cadence. We talked with him about IPC-2581, which was the subject of his presentation, during which he also discussed digital data transfer. Watch Hemant answer our questions! Here are the questions we asked Hemant: 0:05 What’s new at Cadence? 3:09 How many PCB design softwares support IPC-2581 export? 4:07 Why is IPC-2581 better than ODB++? Do you have any specific case studies? If you could not attend PCB West or..
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IPC Raffle at PCBWest

September 1, 2015
The IPC Consortium will be having their annual PCB West raffle on September 16. Come talk to Consortium members for the chance to win a Fitbit Charge, 3D Mouse, Nest Thermostat, or one of several gift cards!
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