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Re: [N8VEM-S100:0] Re: S-100 4MB SRAM boards

I'd like to keep the cost in the $20-25 range.

----- Original Message ----
> From: lynchaj <lyn...@yahoo.com>
> To: N8VEM-S100 <n8vem...@googlegroups.com>
> Sent: Mon, January 24, 2011 10:59:28 AM
> Subject: [N8VEM-S100:0] Re: S-100 4MB SRAM boards
> Hi!  What we are doing now seems to be working well.  It is the  usual
> trade-offs between cost and time required.  I can see some  builders
> would rather speed things up at greater expense.  That makes  sense to
> me on the other hand I am sensitive to cost and trying to keep  the
> PCBs as affordable as possible.  Basically all I am looking for  is
> comments and ideas thinking about how to improve the process.  I  would
> like to speed up the development of boards and have faster  cycles.
> What we really need is a super-computer for trace routing and an  on
> site PCB prototyping CNC machine.  Just whip up the designs and  the
> machine chunks out the PCBs.  *That* would speed things along but  the
> costs are a *little* out my league.   :-)
> I am open to  discuss the process and consider ideas.  Improvements are
> certainly  welcome!
> Thanks and have a nice day!
> Andrew Lynch
> On Jan  24, 3:59 am, "Ian Douglas" <aar...@aarggh.com> wrote:
> > Hi  Andrew, and all,
> >
> > Just my 2c, whatever the costs are, so be it,  but for me personally I
> > really, really like the $20 per board, even if  it means a little delay it
> > means I can get multiples of the same boards  in case of problems as I
> > perceive this as a long haul effort. I'd also  kind of suspect the cheaper
> > price also opens it up for those who are  curious about vintage computing,
> > but may perhaps otherwise be  discouraged by a higher price. The price vs
> > effort vs perceived  reward?
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Ian
> >