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March 4, 2016 AT 5:55 am

From the Forums: Use a PCB as a Drill Template

This is a brilliant use of the design tools already built into PCB software to locate accurately-spaced drill holes:

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The reason for this post is to share a simple trick for accurately drilling holes in project front panels. Since the internal circuit for the troubleshooter pedal used a PCB of my design, I included a front panel drilling guide next to the main PC board in the design file that was sent to the board manufacturer.

Thanks to forums user HarpDude for sending us this tip!


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