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TIP #039: Be careful how you order pins on your connectors

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Why? For example, you may want GND/PWR separate CLK signal from the others, it helps minimize crosstalk between signals on a cable. You may want to consider how currents will flow. You may want to prevent board damage when the mating connector is inserted the other way round. Note: This …

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TIP #037: Use “.Checked PCB” “.Checked SCH” as component parameters

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Why? Helps you to identify symbols and footprints which you need to check, helps to speed up schematic drawing process 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 #036: Buy a good mouse

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Why? When doing schematic and layout for weeks / months / years and moving your hand all the time, you really need a good mouse. Otherwise, sooner or later, your hand is going to hurt. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you …

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TIP #035: Use ferrite beads or 0R resistors on powers

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Why? It helps with power noise filtering, easy to measure currents, circuit can be disconnected, … 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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