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New Features, Less Creatures

We've been swatting bugs, adding new capabilities and enjoying the best quarter that we've ever had!... Read more »

Wot? New Features!

PCB:NG's Kirk release is in sight, and we've just dropped some new features into our open beta - more supported parts, lower prices, new payment option, Eagle native support. Wot!... Read more »

We Jam Econo

We're introducing a new feature that makes assembled electronics even more affordable - EconoMode. And we're giving current beta participants first access (and savings).... Read more »

All the KiCad and More

KiCad represents a huge percentage of the jobs that we see - most months, it's typically at the #2 or #3 spot. We figured that it was time to roll up our sleeves and write a guide about how to get perfect results with PCB:NG and KiCad. You can find our KiCad documentation in our help section.... Read more »

What To Avoid: Bad Land Patterns, Part 1

No, not that kind of land pattern (although it is bad - drought is no laughing matter). Nope, we're talking component land patterns - the pattern of the pads on your PCB. If you get them wrong, you'll end up with like the farmer that had crops in pictured dry locale.... Read more »

The Mask of the Red Yeoman

We're introducing a new DFM feature - solder mask checking! And we're giving current beta participants a first crack at checking it out.... Read more »

Where's Captain Kirk?

We're getting close to V1.0 of PCB:NG, code-named after the big guy himself, and we thought we'd give you a head's up about what that means to all of our beloved beta testers. ... Read more »

EDA Wizards Wanted

So, you're really great with Altium. You kill with Eagle. You own KiCad.... Read more »

PCB:NG At Maker Faire

Hey, we got a last minute invite to exhibit at Maker Faire NYC! Thanks to the generosity of the folks at Avnet and MakerSource, we'll have a booth in Zone 3, and we'll be doing the meet, greet and demo thing. Might even have a sneak peak to show. If you're around, stop by and say hello.... Read more »

History and Do-Overs

We get a lot of great suggestions from users. The #1 request, by far, was for an order history function. We launched that today - and so much more.... Read more »