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failure to consider PCB design and production requirements leads to costly loss in time-to-market and time-to-revenue.(DESIGN FOR ASSEMBLY)

DFA demands upfront attention: failure to consider PCB design and production requirements leads to costly loss in time-to-market and time-to-revenue.(DESIGN FOR ASSEMBLY) Khan, Zulki Design for assembly (DFA) is critical to OEMs that outsource PCBs for design and manufacturing. If correctly performed, it shortens the product cycle, minimizes development cost and ensures a smooth transition […]

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Embedded RFID reader modules.(off the SHELF)

Embedded RFID reader modules.(off the SHELF) Sirit’s Infinity Series OEM modules are RFID-enabling board-level building blocks designed to be embedded and integrated within OEM devices and products such as handheld/portable data terminals, label printers and cashless payment terminals. Said to complement the core functionalities …

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just don’t think “differential mode.” It will help keep differential signals separate from odd mode impedance, eliminating the confusion.(THE SIGNAL DOCTOR)

Understanding differential pairs and differential signals: just don’t think “differential mode.” It will help keep differential signals separate from odd mode impedance, eliminating the confusion.(THE SIGNAL DOCTOR) Bogatin, Eric QUESTION FROM KELLY in Boston: I’m confused about differential signals. When the signal in the two channels is a 0 to 1 V signal in one […]

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Mentor to set up R&D center in Taiwan.(TAIWAN OR BUST)

Mentor to set up R&D center in Taiwan.(TAIWAN OR BUST) Heffner, Tracy WILSONVILLE, OR — Mentor Graphics Corp. is setting up an R&D center in Taiwan due to the country’s importance in the Asia-Pacific region and its proximity to China, according to Johnny Chang, Mentor’s marketing director for the Pacific Rim. Chang revealed in a […]

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describing what we do every day as PCB designers and engineers is not an easy task. Here are 12 surefire answers to use to beat the glazed eyeball stares this holiday season.(NO MYTHS ALLOWED)

“So, what do you do?”: describing what we do every day as PCB designers and engineers is not an easy task. Here are 12 surefire answers to use to beat the glazed eyeball stares this holiday season.(NO MYTHS ALLOWED) Bogatin, Eric THE HOLIDAY SEASON is upon us, bringing obligatory family gatherings and community parties. Enter […]