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7/10/2014

Joshua R. Perk shows a PCB created using the BreadBox desktop printer.
Joshua R. Perk shows a PCB created using the BreadBox desktop printer.

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tenbest
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not cheap?
tenbest   7/11/2014 9:39:29 AM
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While the 2 week turn around issue still stands, prices for low volume manufacturing have dropped through the floor with companies like OSHPark.  $5 per sq inch and you get 3 copies  of a full spec 2 layer boards shipped to your door.  I have also had boards back in as little as 6 business days, though that's not the norm.


I've done self etched boards, as well as have access to a board router, but the hassle of not having plated vias and holes has pushed me well past the pain threshold.  There's certainly still a use for home grown boards and this looks like it takes plenty of pain out, but for personal projects I can wait.

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Will you call it desktop?
_hm   7/10/2014 7:17:12 PM
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The way it is described, it is difficult to call it desktop. Chemicals and other things, need WHMIS, MSDS and safe place to work. May be laboratory is safe place.

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