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TIP #080: Add testpoints

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Why? They are useful during debugging and they can be used during manufacturing and production test. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you would like to be notified when this book is ready, just fill out this form >

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TIP #079: Name every important net in your schematic, even if …

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TIP #079: Name every important net in your schematic, even if it connects only 2 pins on the same page. Why? During layout you immediately know what net you are routing. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you would like to be …

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TIP #078: Preferably use through hole connectors

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Why? After some time, SMT may fell of the board … together with some tracks. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you would like to be notified when this book is ready, just fill out this form >

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TIP #075: Consider not using dot (“.”) in symbol description e.g. 2.2uH. Do it this way instead 2u2

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Why? Dot may not be very well visible in PDF or printed schematics. Values can be easily mixed up, for example using 22uH inductor instead of 2.2uH can cause problems. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you would like to be notified …

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