Jan Henrik writes, “I just recieved some postbags from Sparkfun with Ding and Dents, so I decided to make a review, what I got and if its worth it…” Via the contact form.
Category Archives: PCBs
Here’s Microentropie’s new project a VA meter with boards from DirtyPCBs: I tried the Dirty Board PCBs service I chose Express shipping because in my country standard shipping means waiting 1+ months due to ‘standard‘ customs operations. PCBs are currently travelling. Service … Read more
Doub has announced the release of the Aperture scripting, a set of Lua libraries to manipulate PCB data files. He writes: At the core of my Gerber Viewer (that you’ve made quite popular, thank you all), there’s always been … Read more
@andrewdlindsay tweeted, “Stack of PCBs arrived from DirtyPCBs ready to fulfil @oxfloodnet expansion”
@0xPIT tweeted, “PCB production and free delivery took just exactly 4 weeks to DE. Good quality. Thanks @DirtyBoardsPCBs
ntractiv’s another project from Dirty PCBs, the Microphone PCB:
Every Tuesday we give away two coupons for the free PCB drawer via Twitter. This post was announced on Twitter, and in 24 hours we’ll send coupon codes to two random retweeters. Don’t forget there’s free PCBs three times a … Read more
ntractiv posted pictures of his Eurorack power supply from Dirty PCBs. Via Flickr.
Bus Pirate v3.8 PCB and USB IR Toy v3 PCB are available now in the free PCB drawer. Every Friday we give away PCBs via Facebook, via Twitter on Tuesday, and the blog every Sunday. Don’t forget there’s free PCBs three times every … Read more
Juan Chong has posted a detailed tutorial on how to cut out solder stencils for both ExpressPCB and EagleCAD designs on a laser cutter: In this post I’ll be going over how to cut out solder stencils for both ExpressPCB and … Read more
Konstantin Dimitrov over at Electronics Lab writes: This project is a 8-12Vdc to +48Vdc DC-DC converter based on MC34063 switching regulator. It’s a simple project of a DC-DC converter to make a phantom power supply for professional microphones. It can … Read more
TonyD posted pictures of his latest batch of PCB’s from DirtyPCBs: In the box where 4, yes 4 sets of PCB’s. In the photo, the big PCB at the back is RPi-X PIAC. On the photo front row, on the left is … Read more
An open source PCB ruler by Hemal Chevli, that is available at Github: PCB ruler with different foot prints ,SMD proto-typing area, tables, various AWG size holes and inches and cm scale.
@Velleman_RnD tweeted, “RTCC shield kit. Proto pcb made by the good people from Dirty PCB’s”
A PCB layout for the switch-mode HV PSU by Jan Rychter: I’ve posted a page describing the design of a HV PSU (High-Voltage Power Supply) that generates up to 220V from a 12V input. In addition to that, it also provides … Read more
This sad FACE FRAME! documents the moment Ian found out Dirty PCBs hit Hacker News, Hack a Day, etc. Here’s the story behind our joke PCB site… A few months ago there were some comments in the forum about various … Read more
At Dangerous Prototypes we have a team of amazing PCB designers. We crank out a lot of boards publicly and privately, but even we can’t keep these hungry routing addicts busy all the time. Now we’re lending our routing … Read more
Joebell wrote this Instructable detailing the process of making a double-sided PCBs with a laser cutter: With a little practice, you can make excellent double-sided PCBs by combining a laser cutter with chemical etching. The basic idea is: the laser cutter blasts … Read more
Acidbourbon offers some tips on PCB manufacturing at home. I’ve been manufacturing my own PCBs in my basement now for more than two years. In this article I do not want to give yet another explanation of the toner transfer … Read more
Charlie and Victor from Diyouware write, About a year ago my brother and I engaged on a quixotic project to build from scratch a low-cost PCB printer for photoresist. Finally we did it using a Blue Ray optical pickup (PHR-803T) … Read more