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by Chuan Liu
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:13 pm
Forum: PCB123 Schematic
Topic: Box around schematic section prevents wire connection
Replies: 0
Views: 3932

Box around schematic section prevents wire connection

If you draw a box around part of your schematic page, this box will take up the whole area and prevent you from connecting traces from outside the box to the Pins inside the box. Please do not use this draw box function in PCB123 schematic tools for now. We will try to fix this problem in the future...
by Chuan Liu
Mon Oct 01, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: Increasing thermal relief widths
Replies: 0
Views: 3914

Increasing thermal relief widths

You can run a wider trace from the Pin to the copper pour on top the thermal relief line. This way will increase width of the thermal relief. Select the “free style routing” on top to run trace, then start from the center of the Pin draw a trace to the copper pour. Step11.JPG Select the “Select an o...
by Chuan Liu
Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: PCB123's Coordinate display and precision calculation.
Replies: 0
Views: 3400

PCB123's Coordinate display and precision calculation.

First, the "resolution of the coordinate display" problem results when the grid is set to a value which suggests the number of decimal places to display when showing grid coordinates. The complaint is that when the grid value suggests a resolution of two decimal places that coordinate values sometim...
by Chuan Liu
Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:16 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: How to fix DRC "Pad to pad" error.
Replies: 0
Views: 4616

How to fix DRC "Pad to pad" error.

PCb123's default minimun trace/space is 0.007". But if your trace's net properties set the space to other bigger number for spacing, you might get DRC "Pad to Pad" error. Pad to pad.JPG This DRC error is because the Net spacing was set to 0.030". To correct this please mouse over Pin 4 's yellow rat...
by Chuan Liu
Tue Jul 31, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: CAM350 supported?
Replies: 1
Views: 3667

Re: CAM350 supported?

I am sorry that we can not use Cam350. If you can convert that to gerber file format, we will be able to make the PCB for you. The Industry standard format for files used to generate artwork necessary for printed circuit board imaging. Sunstone's preferred Gerber format is RS274X, which places apert...
by Chuan Liu
Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Prototype SMT Stencil Size and Special requirements.
Replies: 0
Views: 2805

Prototype SMT Stencil Size and Special requirements.

Our prototype SMT stencil size will be 1 inch bigger(1 inch from Top, bottom, left and right) than your board size. If you have special requirements for your stencil order, please put the notes in the Comments section. Your PCB board: will be position in the center of the stencil by default, if you ...
by Chuan Liu
Thu May 17, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: PCB123 Main File Toolbar missing
Replies: 0
Views: 1188

PCB123 Main File Toolbar missing

If your PCB123, Sunstone's Premier PCB Design Program's Main file toolbar is missing and you can not get it back. You can go to PCB123 file folder to delete file "Workspace.wsp" file to reset your PCB123 desktop. XP: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\PCB123 Vista and Win 7: C:\Pro...
by Chuan Liu
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Eagle Gerber extraction file extensions
Replies: 2
Views: 23930

Eagle Gerber extraction file extensions

If you are submitting gerber files converted from eagle cad software, and you are not sure which one to select on the layer mapping screen during the order process. Below is a list for those file extensions mapping to different layers: .cmp cmp is component side copper (TOP) .sec .Sol (Solder Side) ...
by Chuan Liu
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Protel Altium Gerber extractions file extensions
Replies: 2
Views: 10298

Protel Altium Gerber extractions file extensions

If you are submitting gerber files converted from Protel altium cad software, and you are not sure which one to select on the layer mapping screen during the order process. Below is a list for those file extensions mapping to different layers: .gtl top copper .gbl bottom copper .gts top solder mask ...
by Chuan Liu
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: PCB Manufacturing Topics
Topic: Stencil apertures selections.
Replies: 0
Views: 3360

Stencil apertures selections.

If you check the box for either home base or Trapezoidal apertures, your surface mount solder paste pad will be cut as shown in one of the images shown below. If you want to have the original shape, you do not need to check the boxes for home base or Trapezoidal. If you are not sure which one you sh...

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