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Getting Your First Quote on CircuitHub

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February 10, 2017

Welcome! On CircuitHub you can upload your EDA design files, get a live interactive quote, and order fully assembled circuit boards. If you are an electrical engineer looking for a new solution to your pcb manufacturing and assembly needs, then CircuitHub might be right for you!

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Ep. 28: Our top suggestions for customers w/ CircuitHub Account Manager, John Jacquinet

Melissa
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July 19, 2021

Although we like to keep our episodes targeted towards anyone who is interested in PCB assembly as a whole, we know that many of our listeners are CircuitHub customers. In this episode we sat down with John Jacquinet, who is an Account Manager at CircuitHub.

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Ep. 27: When to use through hole vs. surface mount components

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July 5, 2021

When are through hole components recommended over surface mount components, and vice versa? The answer is not always straightforward. In this episode we break down the cost, reliability and application implications of using SMT vs through hole parts in your design.

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Ep. 26: The role of electronic components distributors w/ Digi-Key

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June 7, 2021

In this episode we take a broader look at what electronics distributors like Digikey are, what role they play, and what value adds the provide in addition to selling components.

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Ep. 28: Our top suggestions for customers w/ CircuitHub Account Manager, John Jacquinet

Melissa
on
July 19, 2021

Although we like to keep our episodes targeted towards anyone who is interested in PCB assembly as a whole, we know that many of our listeners are CircuitHub customers. In this episode we sat down with John Jacquinet, who is an Account Manager at CircuitHub.

News

Ep. 27: When to use through hole vs. surface mount components

Melissa
on
July 5, 2021

When are through hole components recommended over surface mount components, and vice versa? The answer is not always straightforward. In this episode we break down the cost, reliability and application implications of using SMT vs through hole parts in your design.

News

Ep. 26: The role of electronic components distributors w/ Digi-Key

Melissa
on
June 7, 2021

In this episode we take a broader look at what electronics distributors like Digikey are, what role they play, and what value adds the provide in addition to selling components.

News

Ep. 25: Discussing the Global Electronics Parts Shortage w/ Digi-Key

Melissa
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May 24, 2021

We had the pleasure of chatting with Mike Rankins and Gary Shanahan, supply chain specialists at Digi-Key, to break down the details of the shortage from their perspective.

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Ep. 24: Board Cleaning w/ Mike Konrad (part 2)

Melissa
on
May 10, 2021

In the second half of our conversation with Mike Konrad of Aqueous Technologies we talk all about how to implement a board cleaning process.

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Ep. 23: Board Cleaning w/ Mike Konrad (part 1)

Melissa
on
April 30, 2021

In this episode we are joined by Mike Konrad to chat about board cleaning. In the first part of this conversation we delve into the history of board cleaning, the electronics the industry's transition to primarily using no-clean flux, and why more and more companies are reintroducing board cleaning back into their assembly process.

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Ep. 22: How to safely and successfully ship assembled PCBs w/ Nicole Poirier

Melissa
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April 13, 2021

On this episode we are joined by Nicole Poirier who works in the receiving and shipping department at Worthington. She walks us through how we prepare the boards to leave our facility on their end journey to your doorstep.

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Routing fine pitch BGA and CSP packages

Melissa
on
March 30, 2021

We often get asked about the best way to route very fine pitch BGA and CSP packages. Often times designers think they need to route their traces between the BGA pads. But if you try that, then you will violate our 3-mil trace width and gap. So what’s to be done?

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Podcast Ep. 21: The PCB CAM Process w/ Dave Wilcox

Melissa
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March 29, 2021

On this episode we have CircuitHub CAM engineer, Dave Wilcox, back on the show to walk us through the PCB CAM process.

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Podcast Ep. 20: How Blue Robotics is enabling the next generation of ocean exploration robots w/ Rustom Jehangir

Melissa
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March 18, 2021

What does a NASA JPL underwater vehicle that monitors methane bubbles in the arctic, robots that kill invasive species of starfish, and a robotics swan light show have in common? They are all examples that have used marine robotics components created by Blue Robotics.