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PCB vs. PCBA – What’s the Difference?

PCBs and PCBAs are both necessary components of electronic devices. While their names are similar, they are two distinct items. What is the difference – and which do you need? What is a PCB? A PCB (printed circuit board) is typically made from fiberglass, composite epoxy, or another laminate material, onto which microprocessor chips, transistors, and other electronic components are connected. However, they do not contain any of the components that connect to the board. The conductive pathways...

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