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DIRTY TUESDAY: Measure PCBs and create images from gerber files

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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...

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DIRTY TUESDAY: Chinese Shipping Apocalypse

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

A few months ago we started a private PCB website so our team can get cheap PCBs from our 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...

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Posted in DirtyPCBs.com, Shenzhen | 33 Comments »

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

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41kjXza2nG0[/embed] 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.

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Posted in Hacker Camp Shenzhen, Shenzhen | 4 Comments »

Shipping from Shenzhen arrives at FreakLabs too

Friday, February 1st, 2013

We're not the only ones getting our boxes from Susie Shipper in Shenzhen. Akiba @ freaklabs got a bunch of soldering and rework stations for a new hackerspace in Akihabara Tokyo. Got my gear from my shipper in Shenzhen today. fast. :) (thx @dangerousproto) (more…)

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Posted in kit biz | 2 Comments »

Shipping goodies from Shenzhen

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Checked prices from shippers right in the market yesterday. You can buy stuff and haul it over there piece by piece if you can't carry it all. You could probably hire someone to cart it too, but hauling treasure through the market is a point of pride. Best rates for...

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Posted in #liveupdates, Global Geek | 16 Comments »

How to: Mail PCBs the cheap way

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Over the past two years we've mailed close to 1000 free PCBs all over the world.  We find that a sturdy envelope and a stamp is the cheapest, and somewhat successful, way to mail PCBs. A new wiki page shows the tricks we use to mail PCBs. The how-to is...

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Posted in Free PCBs, how-to, kit biz, PCBs | 7 Comments »

Free Digikey shipping tip

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

bearmos shared a tip for free Digikey shipping in the US and Canada: Here's how to get it: 1. Add items into your shopping cart like you normally would (make sure you're logged in when doing this). 2. Print it out. 3. Write a check for the total + tax...

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Posted in how-to | 13 Comments »

USB Infrared Toy, web platform back in stock

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

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...

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Posted in Infrared toy, web platforms | No Comments »

Interview with Seeed Studio on postal delays

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

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...

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Posted in interviews, News | 11 Comments »

Recent Comments

  • Edward Cooper: Great article and good find on the markets! Any chance you can provide the locations of these places? I'm in Shenzhen at the moment and...
  • Dan: I'm up for one
  • TrickyNekro: Always in for another bunch! :-D
  • mol-1: Maybe this time !
  • Andrew: Me!!