BAC Selects Seica Flying-Probe PCB Test System

San Jose, CA – June 22, 2015 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc. has purchased a Rapid 270 bare-board tester as announced by Seica Inc’s sales representative in Northwestern USA, Zero Defects International. This tester will augment a Seica S240 fully …
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Bay Area Circuits Exhibits Del Mar Electronics Design Show

Silicon Valley, CA, April 28, 2015 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading quick-turn manufacturer of printed circuit boards (PCBs), announced it will be exhibiting at next week’s Del Mar Electronics & Design Show, held on May 6th & 7th …
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UC Davis Formula Racing Team – Powered by BAC

This past summer, Bay Area Circuits had the privilege of sponsoring all of the bare printed circuits boards for the UC Davis Formula Racing team. The boards were used for a variety of sensors and controls in the vehicle.  There …
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Standard Gerber Declared Obsolete

In May 2014, Ucamco, the company that maintains Gerber specifications, released an “Open Letter to the Gerber User Community” and stated “Standard Gerber is now technologically obsolete.” Here Is Why There have been a number of important updates to the Standard …
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BAC Releases InstantDFM: Free On-Demand DFM Solution

Silicon Valley, CA, April 3, 2014 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quick-turn printed circuit boards (PCBs), today announced the release of a new DFM tool named InstantDFM. This first-of-its-kind, fully automated, web-based tool enables printed circuit …
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BAC Announces Facility Expansion In Heart Of Silicon Valley

Santa Clara, CA , September 24-26th, 2013 – PCB West – Booth 619 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quick-turn printed circuit boards (PCBs), today announced it has relocated to a 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility located …
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BAC Releases Free Software for Designing 2 and 4-Layer PCBs

Santa Clara, CA (PCB West 2012) – September 25-27, 2012 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced PCBs, today announced the availability of a new software application called PCB Creator which enables easy design of 2 and …
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Ground Structures May Compromise the Protection of PCBs

Abstract Printed Circuit Board designers sometimes place protective devices on external signals as they enter a PCB and shunt the current from these devices to a separate “noise” ground distinct from the board signal ground. An analysis is given that …
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Bay Area Circuits Completes ITAR Certification

Redwood City, CA , August 15th, 2011 – Continually striving to meet the ever changing demands of PCB Manufacturing, Bay Area Circuits is announcing the recent ITAR certification as a part of their ongoing quality assurance program. According to a …
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RS274D vs RS274X Gerber file format

Gerber File Extension For those that are not familiar with the Gerber file extension designation of rs274d vs rs274x we put together some basic information to help you understand the difference and why it is important in the PCB ordering …
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