Comparing Wave Soldering and Reflow Soldering: Making the Right Choice

The electronic industry follows two main types of automated soldering techniques for assembling their PCBs. These are wave soldering and reflow soldering. There are major differences between the [...]


FPGA Vs Microcontroller: Understanding the Key Differences

When developing a functional embedded system, designers use a variety of electronic components. These include processors, memories, and peripheral devices. The complexity of the system depends on [...]


Understanding PCB Stackup: Materials and Layer Configuration

In PCBs or printed circuit boards, stackup design must address three concerns—controlled impedance, crosstalk, and interplane capacitance. While fabricators have some control over achieving the [...]


From Cluttered Wires to Sleek PCB Design

According to Rush PCB Inc, there are infinite number of ways to connect PCBs or printed circuit boards to other boards, electronic devices or power sources. A designer has the freedom to choose [...]


PCB Layout Considerations for Electromagnetic Compatibility

With electronics moving more into high-frequency operations, it is imperative that various devices operate without disturbing others operating nearby. When electric current flows in a closed [...]