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What is the difference between pcba and pcb?

What is the difference between pcba and pcb?
After entering the pcba industry, we often encounter the two very similar concepts of pcba and pcb. So, what is the difference between pcba and pcb? Is there any connection between the two of them? The following is a detailed explanation of Baiqiancheng.

1. About pcb

The pcb is the entire manufacturing process of passing through the PCB blank SMT board, and then passing through the DIP plug-in.

For SMT placement, the placement machine is mainly used to mount some tiny parts on the pcba board.

DIP stands for "plug-in", that is, inserting parts on the pcba board. This is the integration of parts in the form of plug-ins when some parts are larger in size and are not suitable for placement technology.

Note: SMT and DIP are both ways to integrate parts on the PCB. The main difference is that SMT does not need to drill holes on the PCB. In DIP, the PIN pins of the parts need to be inserted into the holes that have been drilled.

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2. About pcba

pcba is the abbreviation of printed circuit board, an important electronic component in the electronics industry, a support for electronic components, and a carrier for electrical connection of electronic components. pcba is widely used in the manufacture of electronic products, and its characteristics are as follows:

1. The wiring density is high, the volume is small, and the weight is light, which is conducive to the miniaturization of electronic equipment.

2. Reduce wiring and assembly errors, save equipment maintenance, debugging and inspection time.

3. It is conducive to mechanized and automated production, improves productivity and reduces the cost of electronic equipment.

4. The design can be standardized to facilitate interchange.

Summary: PCB generally refers to a processing process, which can also be understood as a finished circuit board, that is, the PCB can be counted after the processes on the PCB are completed. The pcba refers to an empty printed circuit board with no parts on it. Generally speaking, PCB is a finished board; PCB is a bare board.

Well, the above is a sharing of the difference between pcba and pcb compiled by hundreds of thousands of people. It may not be very complete. You can refer to and learn. If you don’t understand, please contact us.
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