A mini- video series discussing the basics of the PCB design process
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Series Overview
This RF Whiteboard Wednesday video discusses the need for testing PCBs that include RF.
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Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Grounding
This RF Whiteboard Wednesday discusses why grounding is required for RF designs and some best practices for grounding.
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Shielding
This RF Whiteboard Wednesday discusses why shielding is important for RF designs and what shields can be used in PCB Design.
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Antennas
This RF Whiteboard Wednesday discusses types of RF Antennas to use in your PCB Designs.
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Antenna Design Considerations
This video discuss the necessary design considerations when incorporating RF Antennas into your PCBs.
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF Testing
Whiteboard Wednesday: RF PCB Considerations
Whiteboard Wednesday: Team Collaboration
Communication and collaboration during a project are vital to ensure your design is completed on-time, on-budget and as smoothly as possible. There are many aspects to manage in a design and many...
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.
Whiteboard Wednesday: Schematic Outputs
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...
Whiteboard Wednesday: What is Impedance and Why Should You Care
You learned about impedance in school, but how does it relate to PCB design? This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss impedance and how to implement controlled impedance in your designs.
Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Measure Impedance
You understand the importance of controlling impedance in a PCB layout, but how is it accomplished? This episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays will discuss how to measure impedance.
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...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Best Practices for PCB Part Placement Part 1
PCB Part placement is a very important part of the design process as it will drive the success of the entire project. Part Placement effects everything from manufacturing to electrical...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Best Practices for PCB Part Placement Part 2
In our last Whiteboard Wednesday episode, Best Practices for PCB Part Placement Part 1, we reviewed the general guidelines for part placement, however there are a few other factors that need to...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Uses for Copper Planes and Pours
An overview of common uses for Copper Planes and Pours within your design including: power distribution, electromagnetic interference reduction, EMI shielding, ESD guard bands, and heat sinks.
Whiteboard Wednesday: What is Coupling
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will review what coupling is and what you can do to combat crosstalk caused by undesirable coupling.