low cost prototype PCB vendor?

Geoffrey Reed geoffr at zipcon.net
Sun Apr 25 21:35:52 CDT 2010




On 4/24/10 8:04 AM, "Douglas Taylor" <dj.taylor4 at verizon.net> wrote:

> In the latest IEEE Spectrum magazine there is an article on page 24,
> 'Hands On - Why stop at breadboarding when custom PCBs are easy to
> design and cheap to get made?', by James Turner.
> 
> Summary of this: He used Eagle to design/layout the board (which
> seemed to be free), you have to do the trace routing manually, and
> your pcb is 'batched' with others to keep the price way down.

There are some definite limits to the free eagle, there is a max size to the
PCB's. And if you are selling the resulting board, it's in violation of the
license (I asked, even if you aren't making a profit, it's a violation of
the license :( )





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