Understanding PCB Layout Essential - Change the ...
About different way of thinking when doing PCB Layout. Do not think about voltages and currents, think about transferring energy.
Learn Altium Essentials – Doing PCB Layout (Lesson 4) – Second Edition
Component placement & routing in Altium Designer
Altium Tip: Selecting objects – Difference between Right & Left
There is difference in selecting objects when starting at top left vs top right. I didn’t know about this for a long time. Hope you find this useful.
Simple way to Calculate Impedance, Current, Crosstalk, …
Going through Saturn PCB Calculator – which is free and useful software for engineers. I use the software a lot to calculate impedance, maximum current for tracks / VIAs and sometimes to check possible crosstalk.
Altium – How to set and use Layer Type (very useful in libraries)
A feature which helps you to define PCB layers based on how they are used instead of assigning them to a specific Mechanical Layer.
How to design cheaper PCB? What the parameters on PCB manufacturer website mean?
See how much the basic parameters of your design can change price of your PCB.
Altium - Quick way to create symbols with many pins
Video explains how you can copy pin names from datasheet in insert them into your schematic symbol.
How to create 3D model of PCB for 3D printing - Step by Step
This is a step by step tutorial to learn how to create simple 3D model of PCB which can be used for 3D printing.
Altium - Create & Import New Component from Part Search
How to use manufacturer part search to create and import a new component.
Altium - How Manufacturer Part Search can be useful
How the manufacturer part search works and what we can do with it.
Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic - Part 7: MISC
This video is about: Layer ordering, Poured GND on signal layers, 90 Degree angles, Power plane pulled back, Fiducials, USB & Ethernet shield
Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic - Part 6: DDR4
This video is about: DDR4 Layout, DDR4 Power Planes, Tabbed Routing, 90A (MAX 255A) Power Supply Planes, CPU Decoupling
Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic - Part 5: SFP 10Gb/s
This video is about: SFP Layout, Backdrilled VIAs, PSU Connector, Impedance Coupons, OCuLink, SMBus Switch, I2C to UART
Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic - Part 4: PCI Express
This video is about: Zig-Zag routing, Stitching VIAs, Stub in PINs, Holes in GND under PADS and around VIAs, Port 80 & POST Codes
Review of Server PCB Layout & Schematic - Part 3: BMC
This video is about: DDR3, VGA, BMC Decoupling, Power monitoring, BIOS