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Getting Your First Quote on CircuitHub

Melissa
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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. 57: Outer Layer Imaging w/ CAM Engineer Dave Wilcox

Melissa
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November 21, 2022

CircuitHub CAM engineer, Dave Wilcox is back on the show to teach us more about the PCB fabrication process. In our last episode with Dave, we went into the fine details of drilling a PCB. Today we move on to the next step Outer Layer Imaging.

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Ep.56: Understanding Controlled Impedance w/ NCAB Group Field Application Engineer, Ryan Miller

Melissa
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November 7, 2022

We were able to connect with Ryan Miller from NCAB group who specializes in the subject and kindly agreed to come on the show to give us a lesson on what impedance control is, in what situations is it necessary, and more.

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PCB Design Tips to Improve Yield During the Pick and Place Process

Melissa
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September 20, 2022

Here's our design suggestions for what you can do to make the pick and place go smoother for your CM, which will in turn improve yields and potentially also lower lead times and cost.

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Ep. 57: Outer Layer Imaging w/ CAM Engineer Dave Wilcox

Melissa
on
November 21, 2022

CircuitHub CAM engineer, Dave Wilcox is back on the show to teach us more about the PCB fabrication process. In our last episode with Dave, we went into the fine details of drilling a PCB. Today we move on to the next step Outer Layer Imaging.

Podcast

Ep.56: Understanding Controlled Impedance w/ NCAB Group Field Application Engineer, Ryan Miller

Melissa
on
November 7, 2022

We were able to connect with Ryan Miller from NCAB group who specializes in the subject and kindly agreed to come on the show to give us a lesson on what impedance control is, in what situations is it necessary, and more.

Tips

PCB Design Tips to Improve Yield During the Pick and Place Process

Melissa
on
September 20, 2022

Here's our design suggestions for what you can do to make the pick and place go smoother for your CM, which will in turn improve yields and potentially also lower lead times and cost.

Podcast

Ep.55: How PCB panelization methods inform depanelization

Melissa
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September 12, 2022

In episode 19, we focused on the different types of depanelization methods that can be used during assembly. In this episode, we take a deeper dive into panelization, how we decide what panelization methods and sizes to use, and how this informs depanelization.

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Ep. 54:A Conversation with The Awkward Engineer

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September 2, 2022

In this episode, which might just be our nerdiest one yet, we are joined by Sam Feller, aka The Awkward Engineer. First and foremost he would like everyone to know that he is the awkward one, the engineering is top notch.

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Ep.53: The nitty gritty details on solder

Melissa
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August 15, 2022

We're back! In this episode we talk about what we were busy doing on our "break", the different types and formats that solder comes in, and some unfortunate consequences that sometimes occur while eating chips.

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Ep. 52: All the Tricks and Gotchas in Surface Mount Assembly (Repost from the Coriolis Effect)

Melissa
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July 25, 2022

Last week Chris was a guest on the Coriolis Effect, a podcast hosted by Bil Herd and Ben Jordan. Since we are still on hiatus (and because the episode was so great) we decided to repost the conversation.

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Ep. 51: Custom tooling to the rescue

Melissa
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July 11, 2022

Sometimes things are difficult to build....enter the help of custom tooling!

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Ep. 50: Benefits of intrusive soldering

Melissa
on
June 27, 2022

Intrusive soldering, also known as pin-in-paste, is a method that uses solder paste to solder the thru-hole leads instead of hand soldering, wave soldering, or selective soldering.

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Ep. 49: The role of flux in PCB assembly

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June 14, 2022

In this episode, we go over flux's role in fighting the oxide layer that forms during PCB assembly, the basic chemistry of flux, what cold solder joints are, and more.