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Comparing PCB manufacturers


For the majority of our projects we have been using pretty much the same PCB manufacturer called Itead Studio. They have always been the front runners offering good quality at exceptionally low prices. For all our projects the quality has always been ‘good enough’ until the moment when we began making Olinuxino and noticed […]

Pilot Display PCBs arrived

Pilot Display Rev.1.0 PCBs finally arrived. At a first glance nothing is terribly wrong, everything seems to be fine which is a good start. However, there is always something in rev1.0 boards or schematics so will see what the subsequent assembling process and preliminary test bring us. As always, Itead Studio PCB manufacturing service has […]

PCBs for Display Module have arrived

New PCBs for multipurpose dot matrix display module have been delivered. Each module comprises of two PCBs joined together by a connector and allowing to minimise vertical dimension virtually to a LED matrix height and giving flexibility to change display color simply by replacing the LED panel.

This time a different PCB manufacturer has been […]

First factory manufactured PCB has been assembled

DefendLine assembled main board

At last all necessary parts arrived and the home made device reincarnated into a neat assembly based on factory manufactured PCB. The microprocessor has been flashed by means of USBTiny programmer via ISP connector and the system has been successfully tested – no functional problems.

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First PCBs have arrived!

DefendLine PCBs

At last first three DefendLine PCBs have been manufactured and delivered. Anxiously awaiting for components to be delivered as well to begin soldering. Meantime, if it is topical for you, please express your interest in PCB by writing a message to the admin.

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