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Adapter Cards
Adapter Cards
Circuit Breakers
Circuit Breakers
Aluminum Capacitors
Aluminum Capacitors
Bridge Rectifiers
Bridge Rectifiers
Oscillators
Oscillators
Coaxial Cables (RF)
Coaxial Cables (RF)

What are Printed Circuit Boards?

Printed Circuit Boards, PCB's for short, are all about connection and they are everywhere. The technical definition - A PCB allows signals and power to be routed between physical devices. In layman's term, a PCB is what makes your electronics work! They are in your laptops, desktops, cell phones, tablets, TVs, radios, and digital cameras; All of the things that have become a part of our everyday lives.

Gone are the days of point to point wiring. PCB's have taken over the world of electronics. If you're not using high quality PCB's, you are missing out big time!


PCB's fall into different categories. These categories contain some familiar and not so familiar names:

Let's begin with the Motherboard , which is the main board in a computer with connectors that will allow other circuit boards to attach.

The Expansion Board is a card in a computer on which additional chips can be mounted to expand the computer's capabilities board. These boards house controller boards, LAN cards, and video adapters.

The Daughtercard is pretty straightforward. It is any board that attaches directly to another board.

A special type of expansion board is a Controller Board. It is a controller for a peripheral device used when you attach new devices to a computer.

The Network Interface Card is another expansion board that enables a computer to connect to another computer network.

Lastly, you have the Video Adapter. This expansion board contains a controller for a graphics monitor.

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Aavid Thermalloy
Abracon Corporation
ACL Staticide, Inc.
Active-Semi
Adesto Technologies
ADI
Advanced Linear Devices, Inc.
Advanced Photonix, Inc.
Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc.
Aerospace Defense and Marine brand products/TE Connectivity
Agastat brand products/TE Connectivity
AIM-Cambridge/Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions
AKM Semiconductor, Inc.
Akros Silicon
Alcoswitch brand products/TE Connectivity
AlfaMag Electronics
All Sensors Corporation
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC.
Alliance Memory, Inc.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, Inc.
Alpha Wire
Altera
American Electrical, Inc.
American Portwell Technology, Inc.
American Technical Ceramics
Ametherm
Amgis
AMI Semiconductor (ON Semiconductor)
AMP brand products/TE Connectivity
Amphenol
Amphenol Advanced Sensors (formerly GE Sensing)
Amphenol Aerospace Operations
Amphenol Commercial Products
Amphenol Connex
Amphenol Industrial
Amphenol Pcd
Amphenol RF
Amphenol Sine Systems
Amphenol-Tuchel Electronics
Amprobe
ams
Amulet Technologies LLC
Analog Devices, Inc.
Anaren
Antenova
APEM Inc.
Apex Microtechnology
Apex Tool Group
API Delevan
API Technologies Corp.
APM Hexseal
Aptina LLC
Arbor Solution
Arcolectric
Arduino
Aries Electronics, Inc.
Artaflex, Inc.
Artesyn Embedded Technologies
ASSMANN WSW Components
Astec America (Artesyn Embedded Technologies)
Astro Tool Corp.
Atmel
ATP Electronics, Inc.
Avago Technologies US, Inc.
Aven
AVX Corporation
Axicom brand products/TE Connectivity

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