PCB Design

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ITDev can design and deliver complete electronic systems. We provide electronics design, schematic capture and layout and are happy to work with our trusted suppliers to manage PCB manufacture, population and testing. We have on-site facilities for prototyping and rework, as well as analogue and digital evaluation.

Design and Schematic Capture

We aim for the highest quality in all of our work, and PCB design is no exception. We take care to ensure that our designs will be reliable over tolerances of components, voltages and temperature. If required, we can ensure second sourcing is available for all chosen components. We also provide thorough design documentation explaining component choices and design decisions. This ensures that your design can be reliably and efficiently maintained long into the future.

Our designers are familiar with low-power requirements and can advise on component selection and design techniques to minimise power consumption. We are also experienced in low-noise, high-frequency designs and take care to highlight critical nets in the schematics, both for documentation purposes, and to ensure that they are treated appropriately in layout.

We use the following software tools to generate schematics:

  • Altium Designer
  • NI Electronics Workbench

PCB Layout

We have experience of low-noisehigh-frequency, analogue and digital PCB layout. This includes:

  • Transmission line impedance matching
  • Differential pair routing and length matching
  • Power supply noise isolation and filtering
  • Component placement and routing optimisation
  • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

We also consider the mechanical aspects of layout to ensure that all components, controls and displays are correctly aligned with the target enclosure. 3D modelling can also be used where appropriate, for example, to check ease of access to connectors and test points.

PCB Manufacture

ITDev use certified associates to manufacture our circuit board designs.

Typical Board Design

  • Single, double sided or multilayer
  • Surface mount technology (SMT)
  • Analogue, digital or mixed signal
  • Solder mask
  • Silkscreen

Latest Blog Posts

Partial team photo summer 2018
Posted 7th September 2018, By Jon O
Claudine was one of our interns this summer. Having had an enjoyable experience she captured a summary of her time at ITDev and agreed we could share it. Here' ...more
Posted 24th August 2018, By Ross L
This blog describes how ITDev have solved the complex problem of keeping their development team right up-to-date with (ever improving) development processes ...more
Posted 27th July 2018, By Steven S
We often work on client projects that use the Linux operating system (OS), either as a desktop operating system or on their embedded system. The core of the ...more
Balancing the benefits of contractors vs consultants
Posted 19th June 2018, By Jon O
Recently I was in discussion with a potential client about the challenges he was having with resourcing one of his projects. His automatic assumption was to ...more

Latest News

IBC 2017 Registration queue
Posted 10th September 2018
The Broadcast and Pro-AV industries are key markets for us and some of our clients. In recognition of this we plan attendance at key industry events like ISE ( ...more
Welcome meal photo
Posted 7th August 2018
As mentioned in our last news item, we have 3 summer interns working with us for 10 weeks over the summer. We combined a celebration of their joining the team ...more
Posted 13th July 2018
With our success in recruiting two graduates already this summer and the imminent arrival of 3 summer interns, we've had to make some rearrangements in the ...more
Posted 15th June 2018
Demonstrating our commitment to providing opportunities for growth and responsibility, and to meet with Health & Safety requirements, two staff have the ...more