Words of Advice: Flex Design Problems


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In a recent I-Connect007 survey, we asked the following question: What are your biggest problems related to flex design? Here are just a few of the answers, edited slightly for clarity.

  1. Understanding how to design a PCB that is easily manufacturable and robust.
  2. Educating the customer.
  3. None…design them correctly!
  4. Price.
  5. Signal integrity of signal paths through the flex and rigid parts of the PCB.

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