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Prototyping your PCBs in Europe or in China?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

To use European or Chinese based PCB prototyping services is the question Electronics Lab tries to answer. They order the same PCBs from an European and a Chinese PCB manufacturer, and compare the quality and price differences. Based on their review the quality is the same, while the Chinese board...

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Posted in PCB Review | 19 Comments »

Seeed Studio vs ITead Studio PCB service head to head

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Florin made a head to head comparison of Seeed and ITead's inexpensive PCB services. He made the orders with the same design files, on the same day. While the Seeed order came in after 4 weeks, ITead's came just 15 days after the order was made. The author however suspects...

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Posted in PCBs | 13 Comments »

Dorkbot PDX PCB Order evolved into OSH Park automated PCB service

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Dorkbot PDX PCB order has evolved into the OSH Park automated PCB service. Same as before, a bunch of people get their boards assembled together on a single PCB fab panel, and get lower costs for manufacturing them. Only now there is an online interface that allows you to...

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Posted in DIY, PCBs | 5 Comments »

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  • KH: TPS62200 will get him to under 15uA, a bit better than the 20-30uA he mentioned. I would try the same thing. Switch some resistors in...
  • KH: Yeah, it's an end-user thing. Very few people would spend hundreds of hours on this kind of project and sustain it. It's more or less...
  • Max: Not quite a dinosaur if you've seen Big Hero 6 though... wait. You've watched it with your kids, didn't you? That's cheating...! ;) One of...
  • Edward Mallon: A visiting researcher dropped by our humble basement workshop with questions about the physical skill level students would need if they added one of our...
  • KH: And that looks really expensive... Only browsed the vid though, I'm an dinosaur so I had the sound off too. Nice of him to open-source...