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  • Featured Article: Software Success Was a Leap of Faith

    Featured Article: Software Success Was a Leap of Faith

    In celebration of our 30-year anniversary, Printed Circuit Design & Fab sat down with our CEO, Manny Marcano, to talk about the journey of 30 years in the business.

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  • On-Demand Webinar: The 3 R's of PCB Design: Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose

    On-Demand Webinar: The 3 R's of PCB Design: Reuse, Recycle, Re-purpose

    Join the PCB design experts at EMA for a dive into the various aspects of reusable design content and how you can leverage your CAD system to get the most out of your engineering IP now and in the...

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  • RF Design: The Wave of the Future

    RF Design: The Wave of the Future

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  • 30th Anniversary Giveaway

    30th Anniversary Giveaway

    This year marks EMA's 30th anniversary and to celebrate we are doing a giveaway!

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  • On-Demand Webinar: 3D PCB Design and Analysis: When ECAD Meets MCAD and MCAD Meets ECAD

    On-Demand Webinar: 3D PCB Design and Analysis: When ECAD Meets MCAD and MCAD Meets ECAD

    Many designs have been derailed by conflicts between ECAD and MCAD. Fortunately modern PCB design tools and practices have been developed to ensure MCAD and ECAD can stay in sync. Join the experts...

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  • Quick Tutorial: Free Real-Time OrCAD Capture CIS Apps

    Quick Tutorial: Free Real-Time OrCAD Capture CIS Apps

    Manually tracking part information and status throughout your design and keeping your database in sync with your design can be an exercise in futility. Luckily, there are two FREE apps available...

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  • Open Compute Project; A Look Under the Hood with PCB Design Expert Robert Feranec

    Open Compute Project; A Look Under the Hood with PCB Design Expert Robert Feranec

    Have you ever looked a board designed by someone else and wondered, how or why certain decisions were made (good or bad)? Robert Feranec offers an in-depth look into PCB design through a video...

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  • Lost in Transmission: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

    Lost in Transmission: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

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  • Your Route to Design Success: PCB Routing Tips from the Pros

    Your Route to Design Success: PCB Routing Tips from the Pros

    One of the most difficult tasks in the PCB design process is routing let our experts at EMA show you tips and tricks to be successful.

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  • Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Design for Test (DFT)

    Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Design for Test (DFT)

    Incorporating testing into your design is critical for the success of your project. By setting Design for Test (DFT) constraints, you can check items such as testpoint spacing or testpoints under...

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

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  • Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Routing Analysis

    Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Routing Analysis

    Design Rule Checks are usually performed to identify and resolve any features that may be troublesome for your design, including signal quality and manufacturing issues. Easily find route-quality...

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  • Achieving PCI-e Compliance: Getting It Right the First Time

    Achieving PCI-e Compliance: Getting It Right the First Time

    The PCI-e protocol is complex and to meet PCI-e compliance for the electrical category of the Physical Layer, several tests must be run encompassing several categories.

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  • Whiteboard Wednesday: Via Selection

    Whiteboard Wednesday: Via Selection

    This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss Via Selection. This video will cover: - What is a via - The types of vias, what they are typically used for, and cost considerations - Why...

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  • Common Sources of BOM Rejection and How to Prevent Them

    Common Sources of BOM Rejection and How to Prevent Them

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  • Tutorial: Real-Time Placement Analysis

    Tutorial: Real-Time Placement Analysis

    With designs increasing in complexity and speed, it is more important than ever to ensure your design functions properly. For some device signals, this means ensuring timing of your components....

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  • Whiteboard Wednesdays: Best Practices for Component Selection

    Whiteboard Wednesdays: Best Practices for Component Selection

    An overview on what factors need to be considered when choosing a part and their corresponding effect on a project.

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  • Whiteboard Wednesday: PCB Stackup

    Whiteboard Wednesday: PCB Stackup

    You've completed your schematic design and are ready to begin the PCB layout process, but where to begin? This episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays will discuss the PCB Stackup and what factors need...

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

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  • Tutorial: How to Identify Stressed Components with Smoke Analysis in OrCAD PSpice

    Tutorial: How to Identify Stressed Components with Smoke Analysis in OrCAD PSpice

    How do you know if a component will fail in your circuit? As the designer, it’s your job to ensure that the parts in your design are within their stress limitations. This can be tedious and time...

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