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EOL Components: How to Plan for Component Obsolescence

Twisted Pair Wire Advantages and Disadvantages

Balance is a tricky thing. Athletes historically have been concerned with building their strength and endurance. However, balance has taken a backseat until recently, with activities like yoga becoming more popular. Balance helps prevent injury by promoting proper posture during other activities, helping strengthen lesser-utilized muscle groups, and curbing injury.

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EOL Components: How to Plan for Component Obsolescence

Securing A Local PCB Manufacturer: Advantages and Disadvantages

No matter how deeply you research and plan a backpacking trip, the truth is you never know what to expect on the trail until you get there. I experienced this first-hand when a route I had planned out over a year disappeared under my feet while leading a group of five others. Suddenly, I was scrambling over scree, and realizing the dangers, I put another person in my group in charge until we walked halfway up the slant height of a mountain to rediscover the trail.

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PCB Beveling for Edge Connectors

PCB Pick-and-Place for Dense Circuitry

Sometimes, it’s difficult to fully appreciate how small electronic components have become. Even those with familiarity working with breadboards or hand-soldered electronics projects may have no idea that the packaging technology on display there may be several decades out-of-date from modern components.

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EOL Components: How to Plan for Component Obsolescence

EOL Components: Strategies and Solutions

You need to know what may be changing with your PCB’s components far enough in advance so that those changes can be effectively managed without hurting the production of your PCBAs. And in cases in which a component is no longer available, you need the engineering services of your CM for end-of-life (EOL) components to plan for component obsolescence.

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