Category Archives: PCB Layout

PCB Design Guidelines for High Current Applications

19/05/2020, hardwarebee

When it comes to working with electronics and associated technology, one of the key principles or objectives along with producing high quality products in record time is to follow safety principles and keep the process as secure as possible. As fascinating and intricate as the process of designing and executing

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The Ultimate Guide to High Speed PCB Layout

12/04/2020, hardwarebee

The use of highly complex and intricate high speed PCBs is becoming more and more common and widespread across a variety of applications and fields. But while making high speed PCBs may have become a frequent activity in recent days, designing highly successful ones is still a feat that eludes

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Top 10 PCB Layout Tips for Beginners

01/04/2020, hardwarebee

Printed Circuit Board Design is a skill that will help you in making your own electronic product whether as a professional or as a hobbyist.  In the professional world of electronics engineering, one can find PCB in any electronic device, such as: mobile phone charger, toys, washing machines etc.
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PCB Design Software – An Overview

02/10/2019, hardwarebee

Many years ago, before PCB design software tools were available, designing a PCB was a very difficult task, especially if you had 50-100 high-pin count ICs and many passive components. There were so many wires to connect manually, that some said it was as difficult as designing Paris traffic roads,

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Bananas in Rectangles -or- How to save cost in PCB purchase

13/08/2019, hardwarebee

Read this, if 10% cost savings in PCB bare-board material would be a significant number to your organization.
This article talks about some cost driving aspects in PCB (Printed Circuit Board). Of cause there are many parameters which drive cost of a PCB. I will focus about optimal usage of

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Why crosstalk matters in PCB Design

06/08/2019, hardwarebee

Traces on a printed circuit board (PCB) that are routed close together will interfere with each other. Virtually any trace on a PCB interferes with any other trace, but often at a level that we can neglect. We call this crosstalk. Depending on the spatial relationship between traces, they have a coupling

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