Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 07:00:40 EDT 2017 | spoiltforchoice
Actually it is, open it with a nice safe text editor and in amongst all the binary crap it cannot read are a few clues. This file was created with a free PCB layout tool called PCB Artist that is given away by Advanced Circuits http://www.4pcb.com/,
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 03:14:36 EDT 2017 | bukas
THIS IS NOT A PCB FILE! DO NOT OPEN IT!
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 02:11:41 EDT 2017 | dawson
We received a .pcb file from an American customer. It is a Aluminum board, which should be easy one. But we can not open it with many SWs. We tried to open it by txt and haven't found the design software name. Our sales tried to contact the customer,
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 22:41:30 EDT 2017 | dawson
Hi bukas,it's a safe file. don't worry!
Electronics Forum | Tue Oct 10 22:48:08 EDT 2017 | dawson
Hi Spoiltforchoice, you are right. I tried to download and setup the PCB Artist as you said. The pcb file is really designed by it, and I opened it, but unfortunately there is no any gerber output option. Maybe this sw is only used to design some sim
Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 11 11:05:14 EDT 2017 | spoiltforchoice
As I said, this software is not designed to give YOU a gerber file. The software is free so that you use their manufacturing services to have the PCB manufactured, it is all very cunning but then there is no such thing as a free lunch. It actually se
Electronics Forum | Wed Sep 05 21:51:32 EDT 2018 | cannizzaro
I was wondering when creating Gerber drill file from Kicad there is an option to merge PTH and NPTH holes to a single file. How should this value be selected? Since I'm planning to use the prototype service in ALLPCB, and the Gerber is needed
Electronics Forum | Thu Jan 03 08:12:46 EST 2019 | babe7362000
Does anyone know a free Download to convert Gerbers into DXF files? Thanks for any input
Electronics Forum | Mon Jan 07 02:55:43 EST 2019 | sarason
Electronics Forum | Sun Nov 01 23:35:24 EST 2009 | vinitverma
Hi Fonsi, If you can send a sample of the .PAF file, I can help you out by converting it to a generic text file which you can use to program any machine. If you can also send a sample of the format that your Essemtec uses, I can try to convert the .