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  1. February 18, 2020

    A Special 2020 Spring Festival Holiday Update

    Under the influence of covid-19 coronavirus infection in wuhan, some cities in China have been closed and traffic has not returned to normal. Our government and people are doing their best to fight against this outbreak.

     

    For now, we are doing our best to restore normal operations while ensuring the health and safety of our employees. Here's what we'd like to share with you:

    1.As for inquiries, documentary orders and other mail problems, we can reply normally on working days and deal with them 100% immediately.

    2.About PCB orders: at present, our PCB production capacity has been restored to 50%. Most PCB production lines are running and processing orders as soon as possible.

    3.About pcba orders: our pcba business has only recovered 20% of its

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  2. February 12, 2020

    Why is STEAM Education becoming more popular?

    More and more people recognize the word steam. Because it’s a comparatively new educational concept, how much do you know about it? This blog will break it down for you and let you get to know it better.

     

    What is STEAM Education?

    STEAM Education which mainly focused on S-(science), T-(technology), E-(engineering), A-(art) and M-(math). STEAM education is a comprehensive education integrating science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.

     

    How STEAM Course Important Is It?

    The S

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  3. January 04, 2020

    2020 Spring Festival Holiday Notice

    Hello! Everyone

    We’ ll have a ten-day Chinese Spring Festival holiday from 22nd Jan. 2020 to 31st Jan. 2020. In the meantime, we can not process the orders but you can still place the orders normally. The order can be processed efficiently as soon as we get back on 1st Feb. 2020. This is a chart for checking our schedule easily.

     

    Here's our explanation of what's on the agenda. 

    1. For the Rush Service, all Rush Service won’t be available from 14th Jan.

    2. All orders

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  4. January 03, 2020

    The most 5 popular monitors of 2019 from Elecrow

    Due to the increasing use of extension screens for work and study, a good screen is favored. It's hard to choose a screen that suits you because of the size, use, and variety of functions. There are different types of monitors depends on how you plan on using it, and there is no catch-all monitor that is perfect for everyone, but some monitors are more versatile than others.

    We have selected several popular screens of Elecrow in 2019 for your reference. You can choose the most suitable one according to your own needs.

    1.Two of the most popular screens that can be used with consoles like raspberry PI

     Elecrow

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  5. November 25, 2019

    Best Xmas PCB projects - Opensource and DIY Happiness

    Merry Christmas!

    Christmas is coming and it's time to be a maker to decorate ourselves. A lot of customers shared their DIY Xmas projects with us in Elecrow Facebook Group. The following projects are some great projects that I picked out. please feel free to share your projects and happiness with us. 

    Stars PCB with WS2812B LEDs

    This porject was shared in Elecrow facebook group by Tomek

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  6. November 22, 2019

    How to design PCB badge #Badgelife

    PCB badge design. Christmas PCB design. #badgelife #ElecrowPCB

    How to import BMP file into eagle file?

    How to export gerber file from Eagle PCB design software.

    Open source Eagle design file and PCB manufacturing gerber file.

    PCB projects sharing Facebook group There are a lot of Christmas PCB projects shared last year.

    PCB fabrication online order page

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  7. September 09, 2019

    10 PCBs for $1, and Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) Giveaway

    Raspberry Pi 4 has been released for a while, have you tried it or been waiting for years? For months in fact.Good news is that Elecrow has acquired the dealership for distributing Pi 4 globally and has well made a useful and powerful kit (Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) included) which is on sale for $89. Want it for free? OK, there is one way for you to get a free Pi 4 (4GB) immediately.

    From September 9 to October 9, Elecrow PCB and PCB Assembly services are offered with great benefits to all our customers. Thrilled to say, 10 PCBs for just $1, and get a Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) for free with the PCB Assembly order over $2,000.

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  8. August 30, 2019

    Best Raspberry Pi 4 Projects Guide

    Raspberry Pi 4 has been launched for months, maybe you have had one, otherwise please check the latest Elecrow Raspberry Pi 4 Kit (P4 (4GB) included).

    Since the Pi 4 has upgraded significantly in its speed, memory and data connection, now you can make more projects than before, with better performance. Elecrow selects a total projects out of the internet for you.

     PS: We will keep updating this post for months, please bookmark it.

     

    For the Beginners:

    1. Build a New Computer
    2. Enhance Your Home Network
    3. Enjoy Pi-Based Gaming and Streaming
    4. Expand
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  9. August 22, 2019

    One Minute to Understand AXI and Utilize It for Free

    1. What is AXI?

    AXI is short for automated X-ray inspection, it's one of the most commonly used approaches for defect inspection in PCB Assembly. Not only does AXI check the solder joints under components, but it also reveals many defects in solder joints that may not be visible by the ordinary optical inspection equipment.

    2. How Does AXI Work?

    In order to effectively inspect the PCB Assembly’s quality, three conditions are required for AXI:

    First, X-ray is a must:

    Unlike automated optical inspection (AOI), automated X-ray inspection (AXI) uses 

    X-rays as its light source, instead of visible light, and utilize its penetrating a

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  10. June 17, 2019

    Why MPN(Manufacturer Part Number) is Necessary for PCBA?

    To Our Dearest Customers Who Place PCBA Orders to Us:

    You know that every time when you send an inquiry for PCBA project, our project manager will ask you to send the Gerber file and BOM to us so that we can work on the quotation accordingly. Today what we want to talk about is the MPN, which is a key column in your BOM list.

    Firstly, what is MPN? How to get the correct MPN?

    The MPN(manufacturer part number) is an uniform component code, which is recognized by all

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