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by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Altium Designer - How do I generate the NC Drill File?
Replies: 2
Views: 21872

Re:Altium Designer - How do I generate the NC Drill File?

Hello! Here is some more helpful information about the NC Drill file generation in Altium Designer. Please find attached the instructions in pdf format for generating the NC Drill file in Altium. This document shows the basic steps (similar to the other documents) along with the NC Drill Setup windo...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: EAGLE Software - Generating the NC Drill File
Replies: 2
Views: 35494

Re:EAGLE Software - Generating the NC Drill File

Hello, Generating the NC Drill file using EAGLE Software is a separate process from the generation of Gerber Files. To generate the NC Drill file click on the green CAM film icon at the top of the editor's window in EAGLE software. (See attached pdf for screenshots of procedure). The CAM Processor w...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Forum question
Replies: 1
Views: 4728

Re:Forum question

<t> Hello Don, Thank you very much for your feedback. Your questions are being reviewed and we will be getting back with answers and/or further information. I believe that two of the questions are tech support related but I am unable to duplicate the problems here. And don't be sorry... honest feedb...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Cadence Allegro (OrCAD) PCB Editor ~ Gerber & Drill Output
Replies: 2
Views: 40320

Cadence Allegro (OrCAD) PCB Editor ~ Gerber & Drill Output

Hello all! To generate Gerber & NC Drill files from OrCAD (Cadence Allegro) PCB Editor, Open the native file (.BRD) in OrCAD PCB Editor; Gerber Files : From the Editors window, go to Manufacture > Artwork; on the Artwork Control Form, click on the General Parameters tab to make active and then confi...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: PCB Manufacturing Topics
Topic: Ordering and the tree branches of status
Replies: 2
Views: 6405

Re:Ordering and the tree branches of status

Hello Justin! You have the RECEIVED status definition, and then there is PRE-PROCESSING... this is where the order is taken from RECEIVED and "staged" for processing. In other words it's added to a QUEUE. In this stage some changes to files can still be made. There are a few differences in the produ...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Cadence Allegro (OrCAD) PCB Editor ~ Gerber & Drill Output
Replies: 2
Views: 40320

Re:Cadence Allegro (OrCAD) PCB Editor ~ Gerber & Drill Outpu

Hello Jason, This section is referring to the inner layer exposed copper area. For processing we want to keep this area clear of copper. See sample picture A... the outline around the image will be the backset (sample picture B) and will keep the area around the board copper free. We do accept posti...
by Terri Miller
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Altium Designer/Protel - 'Film is too small for this PCB' error
Replies: 3
Views: 25257

Re:Altium Designer/Protel - 'Film is too small for this PCB'

Hello, Using Altium Designer/Protel software, you may have seen this error: "The Film is too small for this PCB." This error will occur if the Gerber film size entered is smaller than the PCB or the PCB file contains off-board objects that make the extents larger than expected. To enlarge the film s...

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