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Speaking of Reference Designators …

In my prior post about BOMs, I gave a few examples of reference designator formats in the BOM. BOMs are a common item that have standards but no standards as are reference designators. There are actually a number of standards … Continue reading

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Reference Designators

A while back, I wrote about reference designators relative to family panels. Family panels can cause problems because often times, each individual circuit layout will have reference designators that start at the same place. For example, circuit A, down in … Continue reading

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Family Reference

I’ve written a bit about reference designators here and there. There are a few more factors that we run into now and then. Take the family panel. In case you aren’t familiar with the term, it means that you have … Continue reading

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Need a Reference for the Reference

Not long ago, I wrote a short post about non-standard use of reference designators. After doing that, I’ve been looking at some of my own microcontroller and motor driver boards with an eye for how close to standards I am. … Continue reading

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