BGA Routing and Impedance Control in HDI PCBs

Designers using BGA or Ball Grid Array ICs need HDI or High-Density Interconnect PCBs to make the most effective use of these high-density packages. Using multiple BGA components, when some of [...]

Manufacturing RF and High-Frequency Boards

The ITU or International Telecommunications Union considers the high frequency range of electromagnetic waves to extend from 3 MHz to 30 MHz, beyond which, the range extends to VHF or Very High [...]

How to Make PCBs More Reliable?

Whether a printed circuit board (PCB) goes inside a water analyzer, a spacecraft, or on an airplane, it is easy to measure the cost of failure—in terms of the number of lives or the number of [...]

Qualifying a BOM

Although the electronic industry uses a Bill of Materials (BOM) to indicate a list of ingredients a product uses, the concept of a comprehensive BOM is still elusive to most people. To create a [...]

Selecting the Most Suitable PCB Contract Manufacturer

OEMs look for the best Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturer possible when they want to source boards for their products. An Internet search for popular PCB manufacturers within a specific [...]

Manufacturing PCBs for Industrial Businesses

The demand for smart products from consumers has led to a high level of production and consumption of printed circuit boards (PCBs) in the electronics industry. Apart from industry demands, to a [...]

PCB Manufacturing Requirements of 5G

Rush PCB expects a huge impact to the electronic industry from the Implementation of 5G in electronic devices, especially as the new technology offers very high data rates, leading to the [...]

Proper Component Placement on PCBs

The design of every Printed Circuit Board (PCB) is unique. Each PCB has its own requirements, and individual trade-offs on its design. Rush PCB recommends using basic guidelines for component [...]

Avoiding Common PCB Failure Modes

Considering that almost all modern electronic equipment make use of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), seemingly, PCB failures are hard to avoid. Although most PCB failures are unique in some way or [...]

PCB Vias and Everything You Need to Know About Them

Looking at a complicated Printed Circuit Board (PCB) such as the motherboard of a computer, you are likely to find several tracks going nowhere, and terminated rather abruptly. However, a closer [...]