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EasyEDA is a a great and above all free web based circuit design, simulation and printed circuit boards (PCB) design tool for electronic hobbyists, engineers, teachers, students, makers and enthusiasts. In this article we are going to learn how to draw an electronic circuit for free using EasyEDA. With a quick google search, type the keyword: "Draw circuit", Select "EasyEDA - Online PCB design & circuit simulator"
EasyEDA is a a great and above all free web based circuit design, simulation and printed circuit boards (PCB) design tool for electronic hobbyists, engineers, teachers, students, makers and enthusiasts . There’s no need to install the software all you need is just open EasyEDA in a web browser. EasyEDA has all the features you expect from traditional electronic design automation (EDA) softwares like OrCAD, Altium, DipTrace among others, this tool easily takes your design from conception through to production.
In any electronic design, the Printed Circuit Board or PCB is one of the most crucial parts with its quality affecting the overall quality of all these devices. For rapid prototyping or for commercial products it's always a must to use specialized reputable PCB manufacturer instead of doing it yourself. Compared to other board houses, PCBWay specializes in prototyping and small-volume production, making PCBWay.com the one-stop destination of boards fabrication and assembly. You can get PCBs, SMD-Stencil and PCB Assembly (PCBA) all in one roof. This arrangement makes your R&D work easy and time-saving. Fulfilling hundreds of orders daily from around the world, they have established themselves as the leading supplier of PCB and PCBA services with consistent quality and excellent services.
In any electronic product or project there is always a need for a source of power for the system to work. This is called a power supply. To get power hassle-free to the power lines of a breadboard can be a challenge, you will need a convenient and safe way to get either a regulated 5V DC or 3.3V DC depending on your application on your breadboard power rails. In this project we are going to design step by step a simple Breadboard power supply that takes power from a 6 to 15V DC power supply and outputs a selectable 5V or 3.3V regulated voltage using a switch. This board can be easily inserted into a breadboard using a .1" (0.254 cm) headers mounted on the bottom of the PCB. Pins labeled VCC and GND plug directly into the power lines of a breadboard.
Arduino shields are boards that can be plugged on top of the Arduino PCB to extend its capabilities. This makes prototyping with Arduino plug and play. Instead of soldering or wiring external devices or sensors, you can simply hook your board with a shield. This speeds up development time even for absolute beginners. This is a practical tutorial, we're gonna build a fully working complete Arduino Relay shield, we're gonna go through all the steps
Arduino shields are boards that can be plugged on top of the Arduino PCB to extend its capabilities. This makes prototyping with Arduino plug and play. Instead of soldering or wiring external devices or sensors, you can simply hook your board with a shield. This is another practical tutorial, we're gonna build a fully working complete Arduino LCD Keypad shield, we're gonna go through all the steps, we'll start from scratch explaining and simulating the circuit diagram in Proteus, then we're gonna create a Printed circuit Board with Eagle but any PCB design software can also be used, then we're gonna generate the manufacturing files to manufacture the PCB with PCBWay our favorite low cost PCB manufacturing company and finally were're gonna test the operation of the shield with a simple Arduino sketch.
It's that time of the year again where everyone is in shopping spirit to end the year on a high note. This year 2018, PCBWay is running a Shopping Festival for the month of November and December to cheer you up with discounts with Special Coupons for Halloween and absolutely Free Prototyping for Christmas PCB.
Before sending Gerber files to manufacture your Printed Circuit Boards, it's always good practice to check them one more time to make sure that everything is correct with a Gerber viewer to avoid bad surprises. Once a PCB is manufactured, there is nothing more you can do if it has mistakes, you will lose your money and time In this article we're gonna look at the new and free PCBWay online Gerber viewer.
Developing a new electronic hardware product and bring it to market it's not an easy task for entrepreneurs, there are a lot of steps involved which requires completely different types of skills. Unlike releasing a software, if you are a software developer with necessary skills you could work on your software project alone or with a small team from conception to market with little outside assistance.