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What is a Gerber File?
Author: Jason Jensen Jason Jensen, October 31, 2014

What is a Gerber file? CircuitPeople.org explains Gerber files quite nicely: Introduction to Gerber Files Gerber is a standard electronics industry file format used to communicate design information to manufacturing for many types of printed circuit boards. In many ways, Gerber is the electronics world’s equivalent of PDF. This odd little...

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What is a Printed Circuit Board (PCB)?
Author: Jason Jensen Jason Jensen, April 23, 2014

What is a printed circuit board (PCB)? A PCB is a thin board made of fiberglass or a similar material. Electrical wires are “printed” onto the board, connecting the central processor to other components on the board. Some examples of PCBs include motherboards, RAM chips, and network interface cards. Printed circuit boards are sometimes abbreviated...

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