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AllAboutCircuits.com’s Helpful (FREE) PCB Design Calculators & Tools

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As we find helpful tools for printed circuit board design and prototyping, we will be sharing them with you on our blog.  

AllAboutCircuits.com (also know as AAC) is one of the largest electrical engineering communities with a good mix of news, articles, contests, engineering resources, and a great forum.

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One of the tools that caught our attention is their PCB Calculators for electrical engineering and electronics page.  This page has a list of very helpful calculators for printed circuit board design complete with detailed descriptions, equations, and applications laid out in a very user-friendly way.  Users can quickly fill out the required fields and hit “calculate” or dive further into the actual equation used to calculate the results and have access to articles with more information on the matter.   Continue reading “AllAboutCircuits.com’s Helpful (FREE) PCB Design Calculators & Tools”

PCB Design Resource: DesignSpark PCB Free Layout Software

Many customers have asked about which PCB design software to use in order to be able to order their printed circuit boards from BasicPCB.  You can use any layout software of your choice as long as you can export your project in Gerber format to order from BasicPCB.

RS Components offers a free PCB design software that allows users to export their printed circuit board project to Gerber format.  The software can be downloaded for free, but users have to register to the DesignSpark website in order to use the software. Continue reading “PCB Design Resource: DesignSpark PCB Free Layout Software”

PCB Design Resource: ZenitPCB Free Layout Software

Many customers have asked about which PCB design software to use in order to be able to order their printed circuit boards from BasicPCB.  You can use any layout software of your choice as long as you can export your project in Gerber format to order from BasicPCB.

If you are looking for a free layout software that is easy to use, one option available for download online is called ZenitPCB.  This software is easy to use and allows you to create simple PCBs in a short amount of time and you can then export in Gerber format and check the Gerber files with its Gerber Viewer. Continue reading “PCB Design Resource: ZenitPCB Free Layout Software”

PCB Design Resource: KiCAD Free Layout Software

Many customers have asked about which PCB design software to use in order to be able to order their printed circuit boards from BasicPCB.  You can use any layout software of your choice as long as you can export your project in Gerber format to order from BasicPCB.

KiCAD is an open source PCB design package that is available to download for free from kicad-pcb.org and allows users to export their printed circuit board project in Gerber format.  The layout software features Schematic Capture and a 3D viewer and it is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Continue reading “PCB Design Resource: KiCAD Free Layout Software”

Google Releases Open Source SDK for Raspberry Pi

Did you know Google has released its Google Assistant SDK?  Google will be making all kinds of reference kits available soon and will be starting with voice recognition.  Click on the image watch Google’s introduction of its SDK. Continue reading “Google Releases Open Source SDK for Raspberry Pi”

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