Category Archives: PCB Layout

The Ultimate Guide to Chip Antenna

10/04/2024, hardwarebee

The drive for size miniaturization in wireless electronics devices led to antennas being reduced in size and deployed in an ultra-compact way, which is referred to as chip antenna technology. New antenna designers are always coming up with novel techniques to minimize size, save costs, and enhance the

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The Ultimate Guide to PCB Antennas

09/04/2024, hardwarebee

Introduction to PCB Antennas
In the communication industry, an antenna is a critical component, to allow transmit or receive electromagnetic waves. In the early age of antenna technology, the antenna was typically large, mounted on the external structure of the transmitter or receiver. The idea of a PCB antenna

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Power Dissipation

02/08/2022, hardwarebee

Power dissipation is a factor in electronics that plays an important role in designing various electronic circuits. When a designer wants to choose an appropriate component for an electronic circuit, power dissipation must be taken into account.
What is Power Dissipation?
When a current passes through a resistor,

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Top Free PCB Design Software

17/09/2021, hardwarebee

Finding a good free PCB design software tool can be sometimes hard and frustrating, given all the possible software available online — both free and paid.  Our team evaluated several free PCB design software tools and have selected the top 6 which are presented in this article. All tools have

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PCB Design Services

06/08/2021, hardwarebee

PCB design services is a service provided by PCB design companies to layout a printed circuit board (PCB).
A PCB design services company will consists of a team of engineers who are educated and experienced in the field of PCB design and have the necessary skills and tools required

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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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PCB Layout Guidelines For High Speed Applications

12/04/2020, hardwarebee

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

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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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