beta

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 »

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 »

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 »

Torture-Tested DFM

We've just launched our Beta DFM functionality - our automated error checker formerly known as "Spock" is now available for all Beta users. And we've provided a nice test file so that you can see all of the functions right away.... Read more »

Where No PCBA Has Gone Before

PCB:NG is about to flip the switch on some amazing new functionality, and we want a small group of you to try it, break it, give us feedback. It's the last part of the PCB:NG feature set that we're adding before beta is over, and we think it's our most impressive functionality to date. We call it "Spock".... Read more »

To Build a Better Beta

We are so not fans of that show. We so do not name our servers after any fictional characters from that show. That picture? Just some random web thing, seemed likely to grab attention. We are, however, working on our Beta, it is Better - and we have some updates that might be useful to our beloved beta testers.... Read more »

Bare PCBs for Beta

We're offering our high quality, 2-layer PCBs, for $1/sq inch during beta. And yeah, we'll ship 'em free to USA addresses, too. Both the price and the service may go ->poof<- at any time. This is only for registered beta participants - but we're taking invite requests.... Read more »