Analogue PCB Design

Discussion in 'Electronics & Electrics' started by dohzer, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. dohzer

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    Does anyone know of a good site to read about designing analogue PCBs? I'm sure I've seen some links on here before, but I didn't see any when I searched.

    I'm not doing anything major, just some DACs and op-amps, but I thought it would be a good time to learn about proper analogue board layout techniques, especially for combining digital and analogue circuits on the one board.
     
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    Have a go and post it up here, I'm sure you'll get some comments on it. The best way to learn is practice.

    Defiantly read over the Guido Tent paper, which really stresses that you need to watch your current loops
     
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    Thanks for the links. I found a PDF document on anlogue layout (http://www.analogzone.com/acqt0729.pdf) that seems to have a couple of good points.

    I'll see how I go and post my first effort.
     
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    You're not being defiant enough
     
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    Sif defiant.
     
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    That's better.
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions guys. I didn't actually end up using much of the design guides, since I had help from my boss. He used the design to guide me through Protel, and he didn't deem the design to be "worthy" of any special analogue analysis :S (probably just wanted to rush the prototype out). Still, the techniques will be handy in the future.
    Thanks for that. Very in depth (well at least for an op-amp noob like myself :p).
     

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