PCB prototyping: Difference between revisions

No edit summary
mNo edit summary
 
(5 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''PCB prototyping''' is done after the schematic has been worked out and before PCB fabrication. It is useful for testing and evaluating the design and layout and is quick and economical for producing one-offs.<ref>''[http://frank.harvard.edu/aoe/ The Art of Electronics]'' by Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill, ISBN 0-521-37095-7, pages 827-830]</ref> There are a number of methods to choose from:
+
'''PCB prototyping''' is done after the schematic has been worked out and before PCB fabrication. It is useful for testing and evaluating the design and layout and is quick and economical for producing one-offs.<ref>''[https://web.archive.org/web/20130218225030/http://frank.harvard.edu/aoe/ The Art of Electronics]'' by Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill, {{ISBN|0-521-37095-7}}, pages 827-830]</ref> There are a number of methods to choose from:
 
* [[Solderless breadboard]] aka plugboard
 
* [[Solderless breadboard]] aka plugboard
* [[Wirewrap prototyping|Wirewrap]]
+
* [[Wirewrap]]
* [[Matrix board prototyping|Matrix board]] or perfboard
+
* [[Matrix board]] or perfboard
* [[Stripboard prototyping|Stripboard]] aka Veroboard
+
* [[Stripboard]] aka Veroboard
* [[Ground plane prototyping|Ground plane]] aka Rat's nest<!-- http://www2.ee.ic.ac.uk/t.clarke/projects/Resources/Electronic%20Construction%20Techniques.pdf -->
+
* [[Ground plane]] aka Rat's nest<!-- http://www2.ee.ic.ac.uk/t.clarke/projects/Resources/Electronic%20Construction%20Techniques.pdf -->
* [[Dead bug prototyping|Dead bug]]
+
* [[Dead bug]]
 
* [[PCB fabrication (homebrew)|PCB etching]]
 
* [[PCB fabrication (homebrew)|PCB etching]]
   
Line 12: Line 12:
 
<!--
 
<!--
 
== Further reading ==
 
== Further reading ==
* ''Practical Electronics for Inventors'' by Paul Scherz, 3rd edition, Tab Electronics, Feb 2013, ISBN 0-07-177133-6, p558-561
+
* ''Practical Electronics for Inventors'' by Paul Scherz, 3rd edition, Tab Electronics, Feb 2013, {{ISBN|0-07-177133-6}}, p558-561
 
-->
 
-->
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
 
* [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~sullivan/prototyping.pdf Prototyping Methods]
 
* [http://www.dartmouth.edu/~sullivan/prototyping.pdf Prototyping Methods]
   
[[Category:Disambiguation pages]]
+
<!-- {{Disambiguation}} -->
  +
[[Category:{{PAGENAME}}]]
  +
[[Category:Disambiguation]]

Latest revision as of 10:49, 16 July 2020

PCB prototyping is done after the schematic has been worked out and before PCB fabrication. It is useful for testing and evaluating the design and layout and is quick and economical for producing one-offs.[1] There are a number of methods to choose from:

References

  1. ^ The Art of Electronics by Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill, ISBN 0-521-37095-7, pages 827-830]

External links