Gerber Data

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The Gerber format is an open ASCII vector format for printed circuit board (PCB) designs. It is the de facto standard used by PCB industry software to describe the printed circuit board images: copper layers, solder mask, legend, drill data, etc.


For most of my projects I do provide Gerber Data, so you can let produce the PCBs from the PCB manufacturer of your choice.

where to produce?

I can recommend the following PCB manufacturers where I ordered my PCBs in the past. I'm open for suggestions; if you know a good manufacturer please let me know and I will add it to my list.

JLCPCB

https://jlcpcb.com/

JLCPCB is located in China (Shenzhen). Very good quality, low prices, fast shipping. You need to order at least five PCBs.

Just upload my Gerber Data (Zip File), go with the default parameters and you are fine. See also documentation below. For orders without 'SMT Assembly' just skip this part.

Aisler

https://aisler.net/

Aisler has dispatch and quality control locations in Europe (Germany) and the United States. Very good quality, medium prices, fast shipping. You need to order at least three pCBs.

Very easy ordering with only a few options. For many of my projects I do provide direct links to Aisler, but you can upload Gerber Data yourself too.