During DesignCon 2018, we met Bill Hargin, “Director of Everything” at Z-Zero, an innovative PCB stack-up design company. Bill told us about Z-Zero’s stack-up tool and shared some precious tips for PCB designers.
Choosing the right dielectric material for a PCB is important no matter what application you’re working on, but the stakes are higher with High Density Interconnect (HDI) technologies. Continue reading “HDI PCBs: Choosing The Right Material”
In this article, you will learn about Sierra’s 3 free HDI tools, essential for HDI PCB design. We will present and explain how our HDI Stackup Planner, our HDI Material Selector, and our Impedance Calculator work so you can choose which one best suits your needs.
When designing a printed circuit board for devices such as fitness trackers and hearing aids, reliability is going to be at the top of your list of requirements. Flex PCBs are the go-to options for these types of applications because they’re rugged and reliable, especially compared with conventional ribbon cables. Continue reading “Behind the Scenes with Flex PCBs, Part 1”