Printed Circuit Boards, a Brief History

Try to find an electronic device in use today that does not have a printed circuit board (PCB) inside, and you’ll be searching for quite some time!  You can find PCBs in basic electronics like your wristwatch or in super-complicated electronics like CERN. The following infographic, found on, does a great job at explaining the history of PCBs.

Printed Circuit Board

From Visually.