[OT]Homebrew PCB fabrication

From: Jim Brain <brain_at_jbrain.com>
Date: Sun Feb 20 21:23:32 2005

woodelf wrote:

> emanuel stiebler wrote:
>> Just in case it is obvious, but did you check the prices for 2 layer
>> boards ? I think the prices are as low as never before, so I wouldn't
>> even start to do it on my own.
> The prices may be low but what about good cad software?
> Free or under $100 US would be nice.
> Here in Canada I was looking at about $75? setup and $1.00 can per sq
> inch.
> Of course two boards minum. Unless you plan to do 3x4 inch pcb's or
> thousands
> I too think getting the pros to do it is a better idea.
> Ben alias woodelf.
> PS the homebrew computer using CPLD's is going to need a far bigger
> board than demo PCB software gives.
I'd recommend EAGLE from www.cadsoftusa.com Free for non-commercial
use, and nominal for commercial use, and it runs on Linux, Windows, and
now OS X, from what I hear.

I just got 16 boards (2 8x10 sheets) for $115, including shipping, two
sided, plated holes.


Jim Brain, Brain Innovations
brain_at_jbrain.com                                http://www.jbrain.com
Dabbling in WWW, Embedded Systems, Old CBM computers, and Good Times!
Received on Sun Feb 20 2005 - 21:23:32 GMT

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