[time-nuts] Working with SMT parts.
brooke at pacific.net
Thu Aug 11 14:31:56 EDT 2016
Another option is to send the free ExpressPCB files to FAR Circuits for production. This can be very cost effective if
you only need a simple circuit. Vias not supported.
The lesser of evils is still evil.
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> I concur. I have been using ExpressPCB extensively over the last 2 years
> with great satisfaction now that it is possible to get Gerber files from
> I typically use the mini board pro service (3 bare boards, 2 sided with
> solder mask and silk screen) for prototypes and then buy the Gerbers to
> have production quantities done overseas.
> The boards are of high quality and the service is very fast at a very
> reasonable price.
> The only gotcha with regard to Gerber files is that you can only buy
> Gerbers for boards that you have actually bought from them, so the process
> is to buy the prototypes, then if you are happy with those, buy the Gerbers
> for that design.
> Didier KO4BB
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 3:06 PM, Brooke Clarke <brooke at pacific.net> wrote:
>> I've had good luck using any of the the ExpressPCB services that include
>> solder mask with surface mount parts where the pitch is 0.05" (half normal
>> DIP) and hand soldering (requires stereo microscope).
>> http://www.prc68.com/I/BTSG.shtml (battery top signal generator)
>> http://www.prc68.com/I/SMT.shtml <http://www.prc68.com/I/SMT.shtml>
>> Have Fun,
>> Brooke Clarke
>> The lesser of evils is still evil.
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