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Clearance & Creepage

It’s obviously gooseberry season, as I receive very little questions for Ask-Away-Friday. So once again, I invite everyone to send in your questions around the development of electronics. Last week I received the following question: “Electrical safety standards often mention clearance and creepage requirements. If there’s enough space, can you just assume the longest distance …

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“Which PCB Design Rules should I adhere to in order to get a decently manufacturable PCB?”

Last Ask-Away-Friday, I received the following question: “Which PCB Design Rules should I adhere to in order to get a decently manufacturable PCB?” Because the answer can only be given for a specific design, I will give a bit more general answer. That answer comes down to not making things smaller than they need to …

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