Words of Advice: Advice for Systems Designers


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In a recent Design007 survey, we asked the following question: What advice would you give an OEM system designer? Here are just a few of the replies, slightly edited for clarity.

Karl Bates, ConnectPCB: Simulate power, simulate signal integrity, and prepare your stack-up carefully.

Marc Damman, ADCO Circuits: Keep it as simple as possible.

James Armstrong, Ciena: I am the OEM. We collaborate with our PCB suppliers and use standard PCB templates from previous feedback, so there are no surprises.

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