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Service - PCB Milling - 1 Layer <10cm x 12cm

SKU: SERVICE-PCB-SL

$6.95 AUD, inc GST
$6.32 AUD, exc GST
Service - PCB Milling - 1 Layer <10cm x 12cm
6.95 AUD

SKU: SERVICE-PCB-SL

$6.95 AUD, inc GST
$6.32 AUD, exc GST
2 reviews 0 5 5

Shipping:

  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

Here are the requirements for this service:

  • Files must be one of the supported variants - see below.
  • Single layer PCB designs up to 10cm x 12cm.
  • We only mill FR-1 PCBs
  • Milled (areas to be removed) must be 1/64" (0.0396875cm) or greaterBantam Tools PCB Milling Machine can go much finer, but, the process takes longer (hence we stick to 1/64" or larger spacing).\
  • Unused PCB is not shipped to you.
  • Non-refundable service. Your errors/omissions which are beyond our control are not refundable once the board milling process begins. Of important note is the 1/64" requirement.

File types:

  • If you are using EAGLE then we require a single file, the .BRD (this is the preferred format)
  • If you are using any other PCB Design Software, export 3 files:
    • Bottom Copper
    • Mechanical Outline
    • Drill
  • The above three files must be one of these filetypes .GTL or .CMP or .GBR

Important - we do not fix files or adjust designs. Attempted milling jobs that are later discovered to be incompatible are not refundable. Check/inspect your work. 

How does this service work?

  1. Add this service by clicking the "Add to cart" button above, continue through to checkout for payment.
  2. Once your order is placed, we will send you an email requesting the required files.
  3. We will fabricate your board in 1-3 business days (typically 1 business day)
  4. Your order is shipped to you or made available for pickup (whichever you chose during checkout)

Tips:

  • Ensure the gap between pads and tracks (the copper to be removed) is greater than 1/64" (0.0396875cm).
  • Google how to export Gerber files for your favourite PCB design tool. Upload and preview them in an independent Gerber Viewer such as this before sending to us.
  • Ensure each of your filenames has the appropriate word "bottom copper", "drill", "outline" so that we know what-is-what.

The above photo is copyright by DIYODE Magazine, who use a Bantam Tools PCB Milling Machine as well!

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Sam verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Great milling service if you need something done quickly. Only single sided and impractical to test finer layouts due to the 1/64th size restriction, but the quality is great with a quick turnaround on jobs. Make sure you use the bottom copper layer for everything! (Posted on 7/09/2018)

  2. Review by David verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    This service is great. I designed my board in Kicad and sent the 3files. I received a phone call from them indicating that some of my tracks we're too close to each other. Instead of rejecting the board they changed the drill tool to a smaller size and continued to produce the board. I have since adjusted my Kicad settings to correctly perform design rule checks to their 1/64 min drill spacing. Thanks very much works a treat, I will be using this service again in the future. (Posted on 4/07/2018)

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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