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What Is the Difference Between PCBA and PCB?

By Electronic Manufacturing Services Group | March 27, 2020

What Is the Difference Between PCBA and PCB? Printed circuit board (PCB) and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) are both important terms in the electronics industry. Some people use them interchangeably, but they are actually two distinct things. The main difference between these two terms is that PCB refers to a blank circuitry board, while…

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Surface Mounting Technology vs Thru Hole Manufacturing

SMT vs. Thru-Hole Manufacturing

By Electronic Manufacturing Services Group | September 28, 2018

SMT vs. Thru-Hole Manufacturing Printed circuit boards, or PCBs, are at the heart of nearly all of today’s electronics, and they support and electrically connect the electronic components that are needed to make an electronic device function. Manufacturing a printed circuit board is an involved process with many steps that vary from project to project.…

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