Custom Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)
There are two main options for making PC boards. The Parts Shop can make simple PCBs (up to 2 layers, preferably 1 layer though) at no cost for you, or outside companies can also produce small quantities of commercial quality boards.
The Parts Shop can make simple circuit boards at no cost. Please read all the shop PCB web pages
before designing and submitting a board order. The software most commonly used is called Eagle. Contact Mark Smart or Skot Wiedmann in the Parts Shop with questions
Commercial quality boards
The most commonly used programs for board layout are Eagle and Orcad Layout. The two software packages below allow a schematic to be drawn and translated into a board layout.
Once the board has been laid out, some companies will manufacture small quantities for a very reasonable price.