Top 3 Reasons why Outsourcing your PCB designs could be good for business

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When people talk about outsourcing any element of any business, people often think of the negative associated connotations, lack of control, job losses, a reduction in quality. etc.etc

But the benefits of outsourcing are rarely as widely heralded. We thought we’d have a look at the top three reason people and businesses benefit from outsourcing.

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Curved Trunking: New SI Routing Feature for Differential Pairs and Busses in CADSTAR

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PCB designers working with advanced and complex designs are constantly pushing the boundaries to satisfy the signal integrity of routed differential pairs and busses. Those who work with flexible and flex-rigid PCB designs are perhaps the most demanding of all. A while ago, the introduction of the curved corner style for routing trunks in CADSTAR […]

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CAM350’s Release 2018 now available

CAM350 Release 2018 now available DownStream’s most ambitious release to date, Release 2018, is now available. Verification, optimisation and output generation with CAM350 CAM350 is the industry de facto standard for verification, optimisation and output generation to efficiently and effectively drive PCB fabrication. Problems arising during PCB fabrication can drastically impact product schedules, result in […]

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Quadra Train their 100th IPC Certified Interconnect Designer

100 IPC CID Delegates trained

Quadra has been training PCB design and manufacturing individuals for the past three years and has now reached the milestone of training over 100 delegates. Taught by experienced and knowledgeable industry professionals, IPC Designer Certification is the industry’s only premier professional development programme targeted toward those working in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design industry. […]

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Why PCB reverse engineering is re-writing history

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We often hear about reverse engineering within mechanical engineering, but how is reverse engineering deployed in electronics and why? Firstly, what is Reverse Engineering? When we hear the phrase ‘reverse engineering’ being applied in an electronic product environment, the default assumption is that the intention is to replicate a product. It’s commonplace for companies to […]

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