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SavKokki wrote:

I just got my PCB's from PCBWAY.com . Quality seems very good.And i also have some things to comment.

 

-Communication: I had some question before and after i order the PCB, the answers (via email) were fast.Very fast.

 

-Changes on order: The guys are up to any changes on Gerber files or whatever.Ofc if they dont start making them i guess.

 

-Time: My pcb were rdy and ship in 2 days !

 

-Shipping: I used HK post (cause my country has serious problem on boards with DHL)  and the PCB were in my hands on 10 days.

 

 

Some photo,not the best camera:

 

 

 

 

 

very good quality Savvas....what is your design for?

Kostas...

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It took just 14 days (10 workdays) for the boards to arrive. They look very good. Job well done, PCBway smiley

A GIF is worth a thousend words   She is called Rosa, lives at Mint17.3 https://www.linuxmint.com/

Dragon broken ? http://aplomb.nl/TechStuff/Dragon/Dragon.html for how-to-fix tips

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I had the "joy" of assembling one of the boards supplied to a colleague by PCBWAY last week, mostly 0603 parts! surprise

 

The boards looked good and , so far, the one prototype I built seems to work. If all is well I will have another joy on Monday and Tuesday building a 2nd one.  crying

 

The rest it will be someone else's joy.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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I will let them know that the reviews have been good as they are quoting a production run for me.

 

JIm

If you want a career with a known path - become an undertaker. Dead people don't sue! - Kartman

Please Read: Code-of-Conduct

Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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Good idea, Jim !

 

And John: 0603 .... a nononono for me. 0805 is the bloody limit. cool

I will post a picture soon.

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Dragon broken ? http://aplomb.nl/TechStuff/Dragon/Dragon.html for how-to-fix tips

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A GIF is worth a thousend words   She is called Rosa, lives at Mint17.3 https://www.linuxmint.com/

Dragon broken ? http://aplomb.nl/TechStuff/Dragon/Dragon.html for how-to-fix tips

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Hi Nard,

 

How did you cut the individual boards apart?

 

They look good.

 

Cheers,

 

Ross

 

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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Scissors smiley

 

I needed a thin PCB for a really small application so I ordered 0.8mm thin PCB. 

1.6mm is hard to cut with scissors.

Sawing is the way to go then, but I am not very fond of the dust coming from it: glass fibers and FR4 epoxy

 

For the Arduino Mega shield, 0.8mm is a PITA, but at least now I am confident that the design is a prefect fit on the Arduino Mega.

A next order will be 1.6mm thick FR4, so with easier to handle mega proto shield.

I used Youman Young's Flowerpad idea but my implementation is not as good as his. Though it looks cute.

The boards solder well. The advantage of non-ROHS.

 

Cheers

 

Nard

A GIF is worth a thousend words   She is called Rosa, lives at Mint17.3 https://www.linuxmint.com/

Dragon broken ? http://aplomb.nl/TechStuff/Dragon/Dragon.html for how-to-fix tips

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0603 .... a nononono for me.

0805 IS the limit for me but I didn't design the board which had to fit a particular enclosure AFAIK.

I was pleasant surprised that I still got it even with the 0603 cheeky the magnifying goggle help.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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js wrote:

0603 .... a nononono for me.

0805 IS the limit for me but I didn't design the board which had to fit a particular enclosure AFAIK.

I was pleasant surprised that I still got it even with the 0603 cheeky the magnifying goggle help.

 

John,

 

At first I read that as a "magnifying Google"... obviously I have been brainwashed to think that the answer to everything is Google.

 

Despite that, my eyesight is excellent, but the hand tremours have become my limitation these days despite the calming medication. I can handle 0805 OK.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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My hands still shake every month when the mortgage or CC payments are due......

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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Plons wrote:
Dragon broken ? Or problems with the Parallel Port Programmer ? Scroll down on my projects-page http://www.aplomb.nl/TechStuff/T... for tips

I clicked on your link. Took me back to 1998... classic layout!

"When all else fails, read the directions"

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Lazy layout I call it smiley

 

I have a licensed DHE-editor, but I lost the source-code somewhere between PC upgrades of a domain and now I am scr....d: I have to rebuild it !

So I decided to go back to basics: what I write goes online: plain HTML

Less fun and .... less worries.

And for techies: content is important, not the nice looks. Hmmmm. That triggers something else .....

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Dragon broken ? http://aplomb.nl/TechStuff/Dragon/Dragon.html for how-to-fix tips

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I am with you Nard. Substance over fluff any day, everyday!

 

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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It must be HongKong post,right?usually DHL is just 3days

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js wrote:

I had the "joy" of assembling one of the boards supplied to a colleague by PCBWAY last week, mostly 0603 parts! surprise

 

The boards looked good and , so far, the one prototype I built seems to work. If all is well I will have another joy on Monday and Tuesday building a 2nd one.  crying

 

The rest it will be someone else's joy.

seemed that so many used pcbway service,by the way,anyone know the front-end language?

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I am also using PCBway and I am rather pleased.  They have a very fast turn around from order entry to delivery, and the price is right.  I just had them quote a PCB assembly and the price was also rather attractive.

 

Ironic part is I sent them an email telling them to atop spamming the Freaks, and here I am singing their praises. cheeky

 

Jim

If you want a career with a known path - become an undertaker. Dead people don't sue! - Kartman

Please Read: Code-of-Conduct

Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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Well, at least they stopped spamming.

you just had PCB's made or also assembled?

 

 

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In the process of evaluating their assembly quotation against some others I have.  They are looking pretty good though.  Tough to beat.

 

JIm

If you want a career with a known path - become an undertaker. Dead people don't sue! - Kartman

Please Read: Code-of-Conduct

Atmel Studio6.2/AS7, DipTrace, Quartus, MPLAB user

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Thanks for everyone,i have learned so many things,and now i want to learn html,css,javascript,jquery and php

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I love this place for price comparison:

 

http://pcbshopper.com/

 

I used to use itead mostly, but lately elecrow has been doing well for me.  I like how they take a picture and email it to you when they ship it.

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I think Fusion PCB in SeeedStudio should be in the list too. $9.9 for 10 pcs PCB boards and PCBA started from only $25. The quality is brilliant.

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Seeed and Itead use the same PCB fab.

Leon Heller G1HSM

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I got My Printed Circuit Board in Synergisepcb.com

 

They does`t want advance payments

 Best service provider PCB Manufacturing field

I brought 

  • Printed Circuit Boards 1-70L(PCB)
  • Flexible Printed Circuited Boards(FPC)
  • Printed Circuit Board Assembly(PCBA)
  • Rigid PCB 1‐70L

Cheap PCB Prototyping Service & Printed Circuit Board USA

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I have placed 23 orders with OSH Park, over the past 12 months.

There was one instance, where they made an error with the board fabrication, I was notified via email of this, and they sent replacement boards.

Other then that one issue, OSH park has been darn good.  I like their web page portal, simple to use and gets the job done.

 

 

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Hello everyone,

 

I just received my pcb from www.PCBway.com and I am very impressed.  I usually make my own for some dirty projects but their prices (for a newbie design) are better than make 1 piece in home.

It took 12 days to come to my door with HK Post (Import duties here are ridiculous high for Courier....)

I liked the fact that they accept .pcbdoc files, because as I said I am newbie in this sport and I was sure that I will mess up gerber files.

Quality was good, some very small letters in silkscreen printed very nice. Also I loved the color, this red is so shiny!!!!heart

Support team Rocks!!! They were very nice and fast in explanations and helped me a lot from the file uploading to the marking the package as "used hobby"

I think that they are a very nice choice for nice and cheap pcb!

Here are some photos: (project is on developing)

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You might want to consider the leakage clearance around the relays on the next board spin. If those relays were used to switch mains, then the board might live up to it's name. Depending on what country, it might be illegal.

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Thank you for pointing that!laugh

They wont be used for mains, I removed the ground plane because it looked more "correct" in my eyes.

I designed the board that way because some support relays may come handy if someone (or me, I am not finished with the software yet) wants to add a feature like fans, leds or something similar. For mains I am using SSR which gives me nice isolation and they are capable to drive heating elements.

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Good to hear. If you use a relay like the omron g2r separates the coil and contacts better. Keeping the ground plane away from the contacts is wise. Another thing to consider is how close the relays are to each other- some relays need clearance for heat and magnetic coupling. Little things can ruin an otherwise perfect board.

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Specialist in Printed circuit board manufacturer since 2002 at 100% Best Quality prominent Printed Circuit Board manufacturer in INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS. Synergise PCB Inc manufacturing like Printed Circuit boards, Flexible Printed Circuit boards, Rigid-Flexible Printed Circuit boards, PCB Assembly in United states.

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couse1975 wrote:

Specialist in Printed circuit board manufacturer since 2002 at 100% Best Quality prominent Printed Circuit Board manufacturer in INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS. Synergise PCB Inc manufacturing like Printed Circuit boards, Flexible Printed Circuit boards, Rigid-Flexible Printed Circuit boards, PCB Assembly in United states.

 

McAffee on this borrowed computer alerted on that link.

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Measure twice, cry, go back to the hardware store

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Same here!

Leon Heller G1HSM

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No problems with AVG.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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This thread just floated to the top, but there are no new posts.  Did someone delete some spam?

"Experience is what enables you to recognise a mistake the second time you make it."

"Good judgement comes from experience.  Experience comes from bad judgement."

"When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not unicorns."

"Fast.  Cheap.  Good.  Pick two."

"Read a lot.  Write a lot."

"We see a lot of arses on handlebars around here." - [J Ekdahl]

 

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Yes - there was a shill post here this morning

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... so please stop adding to it, or I will have to lock it... again.

 

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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Hais
Jlcpcb offer Chinise prices

Tiro

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tiro2016 wrote:
Jlcpcb

You mean https://jlcpcb.com/ ?

 

offer Chinise prices

Well - they are Chinese!

 

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I have used iTead in the past. The first time the PCBs were on my doorstep in a fortnight. This time it took them a fortnight before they even mailed it so I've started looking at other fab houses (Dirty PCBs in particular.)

 

Had no issue with iTead as far as quality goes.

 

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