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 22:48:08 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 | Tue Oct 10 22:41:30 EDT 2017 | dawson
Hi bukas,it's a safe file. don't worry!
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 | 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 | Thu Oct 12 10:13:43 EDT 2006 | kevinjm
Hi all, I'm looking to buy a new gerber converter, which will convert to centroid. This is all we need it to do, nothing fancier, and we don't want to spend a fortune on it either, around about 1000 euro. If anyone knows of such a product please get
Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 20 11:44:40 EDT 2006 | sliebl
Anyone using Circuit Cam? We too are looking for a gerber/centroid converter. I used the demo of GraphiCode GC-PowerPlace and it works, but seems cumbersome. It's also difficult to substantiate the large capital cost of these programs without being v
Electronics Forum | Mon Oct 16 06:59:07 EDT 2006 | timnop
I have been using Unisoft for many years. Works great. http://www.unisoft-cim.com
Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 20 11:37:24 EDT 2006 | avalancher
If i'm not mistaken, wasn't this 'Unicam' at one point in time?