Miniature satellite thruster rocket engine with 1 mm combustion chamber requires MEMs fabrication techniques to manufacture. Uses only ice and electricity to create power.
September 18, 2023 by Duane Benson
The shift to sustainable circuit boards may begin with minute changes to solder and substrates and larger changes to manufacturing techniques.
November 22, 2022 by Chantelle Dubois
Setting out to break down the barriers to design-for-manufacturing (DFM) for small design groups, Siemens is positioning its PCBflow service as an online DFM collaboration space.
November 15, 2022 by Jeff Child
Flexible PCBs add immense functionality, but what about stretchable electronics? New research is demonstrating just how malleable electronics design can be.
October 01, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Molded interconnect devices, when conditioned with laser direct imaging, could be a helpful 3D supplement to PCB design.
September 16, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
May 13, 2020 by Mouser Electronics
This week, HARTING announced their latest product innovation that they say redefines the word "carrier."
May 01, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
The BMR4615001/001’s input ranges from 4.5 to 14 volts, while its output ranges from 0.6 to 3.3 volts.
November 08, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Take a look inside a PCB manufacturing facility.
February 09, 2019 by Mark Hughes
This article will discuss what rigid-flex PCBs are, the advantages of using them, and the rules for designing with them for an application.
September 24, 2018 by John Ross
AAC recently spoke with Parker Dillmann, lead EE and co-founder of MacroFab, a PCB manufacturing company that aims to take some of the old-school pain out of the product development and scaling processes.
June 12, 2018 by Justin Kirkham
In this teardown, we inspect the innards of a wireless Bluetooth controller, called the Steam Controller.
February 27, 2018 by Nick Davis
A new CDC capable of measuring capacitance changes ranging from a few picofarads to hundreds of nanofarads.
December 25, 2017 by Nick Davis
This is a protoype of a fitness wearable device designed to vibrate when it detects stagnation.
December 13, 2017 by Demsey Kirkwood
Manufacturers can use fixtures or panels to secure or frame fragile, thin, or oddly shaped PCBs. This allows them to easily fit the boards in the standard assembly or inspection machines.
December 03, 2017 by Amos Kingatua
Molex 2.4/5GHz Balanced Flex and PCB Antennas are designed for fast and easy integration into devices with Wi-Fi and other protocols using the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.
November 24, 2017 by Mouser Electronics
Learn about rigid PCBs vs. flexible PCBs, when it's better to use one type instead of the other, and learn about some manufacturing steps related to each of these PCB types.
November 10, 2017 by Nick Davis
In this Teardown Tuesday, we are going to take a look at the inner workings of a trail camera!
October 17, 2017 by Alex Udanis
In this teardown, we investigate the PCBs, LCD, motors, and ribbon cables found inside the wireless all-in-one Epson XP-330 Printer.
August 01, 2017 by Nick Davis
In this Teardown Tuesday, we are going to take a look at the insides of an inexpensive thermal camera.
September 13, 2016 by Alex Udanis
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