Monday, May 18, 2015

Designing Circuit Board Layouts with Photoshop

The last step in building a new electronics project is to solder all the components onto a circuit board. You can use something as simple as a perf board or you can go all out and etch your own custom circuit board. Whatever you use, you need to figure out how the parts will be arranged on the board.

There are a number of programs that you can download to help you design a circuit board layout (examples: 123D, EAGLE Light and PCB Artist). But you can also use everyday programs such as photo editors that you might already have on your computer. So today I am going to show you a simple way that you can use programs like Photoshop to design a circuit board layout.

For step by step instructions on how to complete this project, check out the Instructable:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-Circuit-Boards-Using-Photoshop/

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