HOW TO – Get professionally printed circuit boards, cheap

Get your boards printed by a pro-service for a longer-lasting, better-looking project… By MAKE contributor Mikey @ PopSci!

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  1. “I punched in quantity: 2 y=2″ and x=3″ and got a price of $23.70. So much for my good deal talk, right? But when I changed the quantity to 20, the price drops to $4.80 a board”

    Yeah, that is quite standard with pcb manufacturers. But barebones is geared towards prototypes (1 day shipping, no silk or soldermask), which most people would only want a few of.

    Lots listed here: is 100cm²*5 for $30 (open source), or 500cm² total, 3 designs, for $90. is 100cm²*5 for $40 (email them, I think the specs on the page are dated).

    Also if you are doing *many* designs on a single panel, 4 layer in particular.

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