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Fine-pitch SMD pads on flex PCB using coverlay rather than soldermask

SMD: "Solder-Mask-Defined" NSMD: "Non-Solder-Mask-Defined I am making a thin flex-PCB (0.2-0.3 mm) on which I am going to mount a component which has SMD pads. I would like to also make ...
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How to bond flex to rigid pcb

I have a rigid PCB and a flex (4 layer) PCB. I want to bond them instead of using a connector (although if what I am expecting is impossible I will use a connector). What methods are available for ...
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How to connect five flex sensors to on esp8266?

I’m using a lolin nodemcu 8266. I was wondering if it is possible to connect 5 flex sensors to one node (to make a glove which detects finger gestures). I’m an experienced programmer but new to ...
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Purpose of solid plane on flex in wireless earbuds

I'm looking at a teardown of Sennheiser Momentum wireless earbuds. It is a rigid-flex design that folds into the casing:  My question is about the flex that sticks out to the right in the picture ...
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Hexagonal hatched polygons Altium

I'm recently trying to design a flex PCB. I haven't been able to find any specific tutorials on how to do this in Altium. But I did find Altium blogs detailing some of the best design practices for ...
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How accurate are flex sensors?

So for the project I am working on I plan on measuring very precise changes in angle, possibly up to 5 degrees of accuracy. Are polymer ink sensors (the classic Nintendo power glove flex sensor) the ...
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I need to do a membrane pcb for a keyboard or a flexible PCB like a membrane PCB

I need to design a membrane PCB for a keyboard and/or flexible double sided PCB that works like a membrane PCB. My problem here is that I don't know how to do the buttons, with one contact of the ...
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Thickness for polyimide stiffener in flex pcb

I'm struggling to find some guidelines for the thickness to specify for a polyimide stiffener under a surface mount connector on a flex board. I see lots of call us and we'll help you figure it out ...