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 | 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 | Fri Jan 18 08:38:54 EST 2019 | kgarlapa
We use gerber file for pick and place in smt machines, but in aoi we use cad files. Can you please suggest me how to convert gerber file into cad file by using cadEasy software of omron.
Electronics Forum | Sat Sep 29 19:04:13 EDT 2012 | e_music
Hello, I have just installed the demo version of GC-Powerplace. Could anyone here walk me through the process to generate pick and place file from gerbers? I don't have solderpaste layer. All I have got is signal layers (top/bottom), soldermask, sil
Electronics Forum | Sun Dec 01 08:26:19 EST 2002 | Rama
What is the different between ODB++ compared to gerber files. Can PCB manufacturer use ODB++ to fabricate PCB. Why it is always hv to use gerber file, when ODB++ is more accurate file ? Pls help. Thank you.
Electronics Forum | Mon Dec 02 18:50:36 EST 2002 | nifhail
Thanx Dave, Am I right to say that the Gerber files are the graphic files, wherelse ODB++ is a CAD file, right ? cheers..