How Startups Need to Approach PCBs

Written by Technology Magazine on January 20th, 2017. Posted in Pcb assembly quote, Prototype pcb assembly, Rapid prototyping pcb

Pcb fabrication and assembly

The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing a lot for established companies and startups. A lot of this is so new that the way businesses approach new printed circuit board assembly (PCB) projects has some challenges that are not present in traditional circuit board assembly projects.

According to a new piece by TechTarget, there are differences in how PCB projects are started because of the differences in traditional PCBs and PCBs that are developed for the IoT. Whereas traditional PCBs are flat and have a bigger surface area, newer PCBs for the IoT have a different circuit board assembly process and are made of flex circuit set ups.

A look at the IoT PCB layout:

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The Anatomy of a Printed Circuit Board What Are PCBs and How are They Used?

Written by Technology Magazine on April 28th, 2016. Posted in Pcb fabrication, Prototype circuit boards, Prototype pcb assembly

Prototype pcb fabrication

Every piece of modern technology that we possess would not be possible if it were not for circuit boards. Fundamentally, a circuit board allows an electric current to travel on a set path to different components. Although it may seem like a basic process, circuit boards allow for a wide array of complex procedures that power everything from alarm clocks to computers and everything in between.

What are Printed Circuit Boards?

Prior to the introduction of integrated printed circuit boards, connections were made on a point-to-point wiring system; this kind of system lead to frequent failures at the wire junctions and short circuiting where wire insulation began to age and crack. Prototype circuit b