cost of low-quantity PCBs with hard gold over nickel edge card connectors

Jon Elson elson at
Wed Feb 18 21:09:51 CST 2015

On 02/18/2015 08:53 PM, Eric Smith wrote:
> I'm seeking input from the various people that have in recent times
> made PCBs to plug into old microcomputers and minicomputers using PCB
> edge card connectors.  There are quite a few companies (and coops)
> that offer very inexpensive PCB fab service, even in low volumes,
> particular for double-sided PCBs (vs. multilayer). However, I haven't
> found a PCB fab house that offers any reasonable deal on low volume
> runs of PCBs with plating of hard-gold over nickel edge connectors.
> Has anyone found a vendor that does?
I use E-Teknet in Arizona almost exclusively.  They are 
quite reasonable for
generic boards.  They DO charge extra for gold fingers.  I 
haven't had any
gold finger boards done recently, but I think it will add 
$50 - $100 to the
cost of a small lot of boards.


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