DIRTY TUESDAY: Measure PCBs and create images from gerber files

A few months ago we started a private PCB website so our team can get cheap PCBs from a fab in China. Someone spilled the beans, and it hit Hack a Day, Hacker News, etc. We almost shut it down, but it was too much fun to hack and refine the process. Dirty Tuesday is […]

Hacker Camp Shenzhen Day 2 Video: Export, Import, Shipping, Sourcing Agents

Connie @ Arcbotics discusses import and export from China, Lily and Ben talk about sourcing agents, and Tully @ Factory For All covers shipping. Morning discussions from Hacker Camp Shenzhen 2014, Friday April 4th. The three speaker and presentations, and all the day 2 picture posts.

USB Infrared Toy, web platform back in stock

The USB IR Toy is back in stock at Seeed Studio. Back orders will ship now, and new orders should ship immediately. The latest batch of USB IR Toys has a few minor updates: The IR LED footprint was swapped for a correct version. A plain IR LED instead of the metal-can version. The IR […]

Interview with Seeed Studio on postal delays

Airmail packages from Seeed Studio have been extremely slow lately. We’re currently waiting on circuit boards and other goodies to arrive from Seeed Studio. Our order left Seeed promptly, but delivery is taking weeks. Lots of other people have experienced long shipping times too. We sent Seeed a list of questions to get a handle […]