Samual posted picture of his Microchip TQFP-100 breakout board PCB build in the forum.
Category Archives: PCBs
Bearmos writes, ”Looks like more good things are going to be coming to KiCAD, thanks to the folks at CERN. It sounds like they’re committing a programmer full time for one year to the project.” One of the main issues … Read more
Philip posted an update on his component size and silkscreen reference board we covered previously: After the reference board went over well, I also made a set of smaller boards to show the different soldermask colors. The boards all have a … Read more
rng posted an update on his Razen PCB CAD tool we posted previously: Razen is now in open beta for Windows, Mac and Linux. I received a bunch of useful suggestions from people testing the alpha versions, and have improved Razen significantly … Read more
Zofz posted an update on his ZofzPCB gerber viewer we posted previously: ZofzPCB Gerber Viewer takes the Gerber file data from your CAD/CAM files along with a little additional information and transforms it into a 3D image with colours used to differentiate nets, … Read more
Mats has amazed us with his board a week projects, and now one of them could be yours! Today Mats is giving away three TraId kits – Transistor type & pinout identifier. All parts included except for a CR2032 battery that … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 22 he came up with TraId – Transistor type & pinout identifier: TraId is a really low cost version of the Part Ninja. It’s made to only identify … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 21 he came up with Tindog an SMD soldering practice board shaped like a dog: A 8-pin SOIC is about the easiest SMD IC to solder so I … Read more
The DP6037 Protoboard v1 PCB is back in stock at Seeed Studio. A multipurpose 0.1″ pitch prototyping board that fits a DP6037 acrylic case. Grab a PCB from Seeed for $2.50.
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 20 he came up with LEDger Led (polarity) tester: Everytime I solder a SMD LED on a pcb I have to turn on one of my multimeters and … Read more
Jérôme Vuarand developed an application to visualize Gerber data, a simple 3D viewer for Gerber files. This tool helps to review Gerber files before sending them to a PCB fab house: Over the course of the last 5 months I developped … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 19 he came up with breakout board for micro SD cards: This weeks PAW is just a breakout board for micro SD cards. There’s a number of boards … Read more
Seeed Studio PCBA prototype service testing: Appreciated you use our fusion PCB service before. For greatly increase your efficiency for your product design from prototype stage, it bring a new service for your check. We are going to launch … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 18 he came up with SMD Practice Skull: I while ago I chatted with (Re:load) Nick Johnson about making some simple pcbs for learning how to solder smd … Read more
Mats posted an update on his Sniff-A-Lot for Bus Pirate: So, I found my Bus Pirate and then made a RS-232 breakout cable with a male/female DB9 and tapped off rx/tx from pin 2/3 and gnd from pin 5. And … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 12 he came up with BB Prince, a small multi-purpose utility for your solderless breadboard: This PAW is a small utility board for your breadboard that have some … Read more
Open Soldering Station PCB is back in stock at Seeed Studio. The completed PCB is the heart of a soldering station, able to control several types of name-brand (and clone) soldering iron pencils. Grab a PCB from Seeed for $7.
Mats posted pictures of his MrRef voltage and current reference PCB build. This tool helps check the accuracy of your multimeter: Since my Agilent 34401 is currently out of calibration I didn’t bother installing the fine-adjustment trimopot. The 6350 is good … Read more
Mats continues his challenge of designing one PCB every week. In week 10 he came up with Trifluxx, a triangular PCB game: I ended up with using resistor arrays instead of discrete 0805 resistors to save some space and the board can … Read more
This video by Rich Olson demonstrates his method for creating 2-layer PCBs using his laser cutter and chemical etching. Via Hacked Gadgets.