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April 25, 2016 AT 3:25 pm

From ‘Failing Fast’ to ‘Rapid PCB Prototype’ using an Othermill #ManufacturingMonday @othermachine

Dan from Rheingold Heavy has a fun story about how a flaw in an order of remotely manufactured PCBs made him turn to locally made (like in his own shop) circuit boards.

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Previously, my attitude towards this was that it wasn’t much of an issue: money lost on parts and money lost to respinning the board, but I can get money from selling more boards. What I could not do, what I cannot recreate, is the time lost to getting that board respun.

In two hours, I accomplished what would take a board fab four weeks at best to accomplish on my budget.

Read more.


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