The advance of IoT devices & light weight embedded OS environments have created a need for more intricate ways to shutdown your devices.
MacroFab's PCB Assembly supports plated and non-plated cut outs, slots and routes. Here are ways to draw plated and non-plated cut outs and slots.
Marking electrolytic capacitors correctly on your pcb to help avoid issues with manufacturing.
Clearly marking component footprints can help avoid issues with manufacturing. Here are some ways to mark diodes on you pcb.
Mounting holes are useful for attaching PCBs to enclosures and other flat surfaces. Here are some things to watch out for when using them.
When picking trace widths to route a PCB, there are a few rules and guidelines that will help inform the value of the trace width.
Adding external Part Libraries, DRCs, and CAM files to KiCad
How to start using the EFM8 series of Microcontrollers.
An AVR MCU example board using the Tag-Connect TC2030 cable for programming.