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Re: [N8VEM-S100:2736] RE: Mini-buffered Prototype boards

This Camper still Happy.  Thanks for the update.

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 6:20 AM, Crusty OMO <crus...@hotmail.com> wrote:
I went to see my friend here to make these boards. 
He took a quick look at it and had me change some minor things and taught me a little more.

1. The 8mil traces had to be increased to 10mil so he could produce a "1oz copper" board.  The alternative would be to keep the 8mil traces and use only 1/2oz copper.  The problem with 8mil at 1oz copper is the copper is thick and the undercut may severely weaken the trace. 

2. I had to move the ground trace away from the edge of the board.  It damages the router bit he uses to cut the shape out.  So I moved those traces in 15-20mil from the edge.

I also made some last minute cosmetic changes by adding labels to buffer chip pins on the copper side.  I don't know how readable they will be under the solder mask, but we live and learn. 

The boards will be ready in 3 weeks, normally he turns the boards around in 1 to 2 weeks, but there is a delay because he has some family matters to attend to.

Here is the final submitted design:

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