Rendering PCBs as 3D Models with Kerkythea

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Rendering PCBs as 3D Models with Kerkythea

In March, Sean Ragan pointed to Dangerous Prototypes’ tutorial on generating 3D models of printed circuit boards from Eagle files. Since then, Dangerous Prototypes has posted a follow-up tutorial that explains how to use Kerkythea, an open source rendering application for making realistic 3D images. The results are stunning. See the example above.

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Mark Frauenfelder is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Make: magazine, and the founder of the popular Boing Boing blog.

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