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Re: Part V: Tricks With PIC: Using the Trusty PIC Microcontroller
Jon Titus   1/20/2012 3:03:09 PM
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Q: When you have completed testing and wish to commit to final circuit board design, is it better to outsource board design or long-run better to obtain own board design equipment?

 

A:  Having an outside service design the board will cost a lot of money.  You can follow design guidelines and create your own good board.  There are articles on the Internet about the typical "design rules" that help you create a solid design.  Things like proper grounding, use of ground plaves, decoupling of signals between layers, etc.  Some of the large tool companies probably have online courses and white papers, too.



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