Category: EDA

  • What is Hyperloop & Where It’s Going

    It’s faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. It’s not Superman, it’s the Hyperloop! Learn all about this exciting new frontier for the future of transportation.

  • Hey PCB Design, Can Our Data Save Us?

    Sorry everyone, bad news, PCB Design workflows as we know it are doomed. That is unless our data can save us. Read on to learn more.

  • PCB Connectors for Hobbyists

    In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the USB sleep tonight. Here are all the connectors you need to know about as an electronics hobbyists. Ready, set, go!

  • Getting Your Layer Stack Right the First Time

    Don’t think you need to take the time to plan your layer stackup? Think again. It’s a lot more than just deciding how many layers you need. Learn how to get your layer stack right the first time, every time.

  • The Top 10 Things to Know About the Internet of Things (IoT) as a PCB Designer

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is here, and this definitely isn’t your typical PCB anymore. Learn about the top 10 things you need to know about IoT to successfully design a connected PCB.

  • What is Electrical Impedance?

    Having trouble understanding impedance? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. Let’s get practical.

  • State of the EAGLE 2017 – Autodesk EAGLE Turns One Year Old

    Today Autodesk EAGLE turns one year old! Our hats go off to all of our customers who made this day possible. Read on to learn about what the year had in store for our State of the EAGLE 2017.

  • Tin Whiskers: PCB Soldering Issue

    What can destroy your manufactured PCB without you ever knowing about it? Tin whiskers, and they mean business. Read on to learn what they are, and how you can fight back.

  • The Future of Electronics with MIDs

    Ready to start thinking outside the box? Molded interconnect devices (MIDs) are here, and these aren’t your father’s PCB layouts anymore. Learn all about this new design technology, and how it’s going to change the way you engineer!

  • What Is Solder Bridging On a PCB?

    What Is Solder Bridging On a PCB, and How Can You Prevent It? If there’s one thing sure about electronics design, it’s that everything keeps on getting smaller and smaller. Just look at the wearable industry these days. We’re cramming in electronics that used to be housed in a giant desktop tower into something that […]

  • What is an Inductor, In Plain English

    Can you name the 3 P's of electronics design? We’re talking about passive components here, learn all about inductors and how they work, in plain English.

  • How Do Microcontrollers Work?

    Honey, I shrunk the computer! Learn about the hidden world of computers all around us that take form as a microcontroller.

  • Op-Amps: A Beginners Guide

    What are operational amplifiers (op-amps), and how do they work in an electronics circuit? Read on to find your answers!

  • Top 10 PCB Soldering Issues

    You’ve got 99 problems, and soldering might be one. Learn about the top 10 soldering issues that can ruin your PCB design.

  • Amazon Go & RFID – The Automation Dilemma

    The more we automate, the fewer jobs we create. It’s a strange dilemma that hasn’t gotten any easier thanks to Amazon and RFID. Read on to see if this is the end of the retail employee.