Replicas - was Re: *** Ideas needed for developing interactive

From: Paul Koning <>
Date: Mon Sep 13 10:57:12 2004

>>>>> "Ethan" == Ethan Dicks <> writes:

 Ethan> On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 10:31:39PM -0400, William Donzelli
 Ethan> wrote:
>> The PDP-8/s seems dense, but it is mostly air!

 Ethan> True.

>> I am sure you could get a PDP-8/s come onto a 12 by 12 board, but
>> I bet that would be one expensive assembly!

 Ethan> With both sides in play, that seems likely, but a 12"x12"
 Ethan> board is going to be pricy (at least there won't be many
 Ethan> through-holes, just vias; those things add up).

If you have a PCB shop that charges for vias, that is. The ones I've
looked at do not, they just charge for square inches. For example, up
to 80 square inches, 4 layers, quantity 5, $50 each from one company.
Judging by the other prices, 144 square inches might be $70-$80 or so.

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