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Good service from PCB manufacturer.

JonSea

Well-Known Member
#41
Yep, for the price of boards from China, it's not the end of the world if they don't work as planned! And you can try things out without a huge investment.

Especially if you're already ordering boards, adding another one or two may not even change the dhilping cost.
 
#43
Recently orderred from JLCPCB, perfect and fast service. PCB quality was good for the price. shipping was expensive but i can understand that because is was very fast( 2 days after orderring)
 

JonSea

Well-Known Member
#44
The downside to JLC - any color other than green is a fairly substantial upcharge.

Elecrow (and several other vendors) charge $5 for 10 boards of up to 100mm × 100mm in any of 6 standard colors (green, red, blue, white, yellow or black). Elecrow also allows slots and cutouts and v-scores with no upcharge for multiple copies of the same design on a board.

This allowed me to make 10 boards with 30 of these cable tie supports per board - a total of 300 pieces for $5. As a reminder, v-scores must be a straight line all the way across a board.

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DerStrom8

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Most Helpful Member
#45
The downside to JLC - any color other than green is a fairly substantial upcharge.

Elecrow (and several other vendors) charge $5 for 10 boards of up to 100mm × 100mm in any of 6 standard colors (green, red, blue, white, yellow or black). Elecrow also allows slots and cutouts and v-scores with no upcharge for multiple copies of the same design on a board.

This allowed me to make 10 boards with 30 of these cable tie supports per board - a total of 300 pieces for $5. As a reminder, v-scores must be a straight line all the way across a board.
Anyone have experience doing a more complex board through Elecrow? ~5 mil traces/spacing, dense population? May be worth looking into....
 

JonSea

Well-Known Member
#46
I had these boards fabricated and assembled at Elecrow. No problems at all, but they weren't pushing the limits. My minimum track width was 8 mils.

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DerStrom8

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Most Helpful Member
#47
When I got boards made by JLCPCB I had 5/5 width/spacing and saw no issues. This spec is fairly common for a lot of my boards, so I'd be interested to know if Elecrow can meet this spec as well.
 

JonSea

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#48
For Elecrow's regular PCB service (i.e., cheap), the spec is 6mils but they recommend >8mils. For the premium service, they can go down to 3mil trace & space.

Premium may not actually cost any more, depending on board size and quantity. The price depends on actual board area, rather than "100mm × 100mm or less" or 50mm × 50mm or less."

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