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Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards by Simon Monk

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CHAPTER 6

ImagesPrinted Circuit Board Fabrication

At the end of Chapter 5, we had a finished board layout. We now need to use that to generate the files that can be sent to a PCB fabrication company that will in due course send us back some real PCBs.

The CAM processor is the EAGLE module that converts the layers in the EAGLE PCB design and produces the industry standard files required to fabricate the PCBs. This chapter explains this process and shows you how to produce such files using the example sound meter project developed in Chapters 4 and 5.

Although you can create your own PCBs using photosensitive PCBs and photo etching, it can be a messy and ...

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