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Questions about the BatchPCB service

Moderator: robacarp

By Caffeine
#5843
Hi Sparky,

Thought about asking this via email but it may benefit anyone who's thinking of doing the same thing...

I'm about to order three 10x15.5 full panels of PCB's, but my zipped up protel files are 7MB!

What's the largest size email you can accept?

Is it worthwhile sending each file separately?
By pittuck
#5851
Perhaps you should do a test run first? order one PCB to be made and then as sparkfun to pannelize a gerber for you?
By Caffeine
#5853
pittuck wrote:Perhaps you should do a test run first? order one PCB to be made and then as sparkfun to pannelize a gerber for you?
I have done so :)

Ordered a few PCB's, that worked well so I ordered a full panel, which also worked well, now I want to order a few more full panels :D
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By sparky
#5891
We've got our own email server so 7mb attachments should be fine. I'd recommend sending them in parts (1 panel zip per email) that way, if something fails, it's not the entire file that fails, just a panel.

-Nathan
By Caffeine
#5940
Ordered!

Well, 2 panels are, I have a few more bits to go on the 3rd :)

Gotta love blue silkscreen :)