[Lab] Questions: 1) DIY PCB etching and 2) O-scope in lab?

Richard Guy Briggs rgb at tricolour.net
Wed Jan 11 18:33:31 EST 2012

On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 06:27:03PM -0500, bentfork at gmail.com wrote:
> > One affordable option is Seeedstudio. They will do boards for a great price,
> > and are good to deal with. Their basic service will do 5cm x 5cm PCBs, 2
> > layers, with silk screen and solder mask. And it's only like $10 for 10
> > boards, which is $1 per board. Really it's a fantastic price. 10cm x 10cm is
> > only $25 for 10 boards. And you get the nice professional looking PCBs with
> > holes drilled, solder mask, and silk screen layer on it too...
> There are a lot of board fabricators out there now.  The problem is
> choosing from the huge list.  You have to choose between
> quality/cost/and turn around time.
> Here a a few lists/reviews of them
> http://www.ladyada.net/library/pcb/manufacturers.html
> http://www.opencircuits.com/PCB_Manufacturers

Relating to all this, would someone be able to do a modlab workshop on
circuit (schematic) capture and PCB layout using open source tools?  I'd
find that extremely useful.  I've tried a few, but I keep going back to
paper to draw up schematics.

	slainte mhath, RGB

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