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Questions about the BatchPCB service

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By EE_student
#7194
Hey Sparky, and others,

Any new information on when the PCB service will be back online?

You guys have THE best PCB offer around.

Also, I'm really thankful that you offer prototype adapters with the SMT parts. It allows us poor college students to work with the latest and greatest products.

(Im)patiently waiting,
EE_student
By pittuck
#7196
Ooo, at least 5 days i think. Nathan is away for the weekend (playing robots) and we need a couple of days to work out some things.

But soon :D
By DirectDigitalLabs
#7201
Any reason why I have not gotten any reply on my multiple inquiries about my order I submitted a while ago? What date did the "freeze" go into effect?
By pittuck
#7208
Possibly cause the PCB guy is not there. Nathan is away for the weekend and i am not sure if anyone else @ sparkfun has used the 'system'

Sorry for the delays, the beta testers should tell u that the new system is good, much better, although incomplete ATM. We are ahead of schedual and should go live next week some time, hopefully it will mean a better serive all round!
By amcfall
#7237
pittuck wrote:Possibly cause the PCB guy is not there. Nathan is away for the weekend and i am not sure if anyone else @ sparkfun has used the 'system'

Sorry for the delays, the beta testers should tell u that the new system is good, much better, although incomplete ATM. We are ahead of schedual and should go live next week some time, hopefully it will mean a better serive all round!
Oh heck yes, I already love the new system. Just received my pass notifications, time to see how the rest oif the system works. When I get home I'll run a few more boards through.

Avery
By pittuck
#7239
shhhhhhh

lol, its a secret! (lol, j/k)

I have *got* to go out tonight, but have loads of spare time tomorrow when i can pile drive the last bugs.

Its my mates birthday today, i have no idea what she is planning. I only hope last night was not the warm up :roll:

Ok, catch u all later.
By spacewrench
#7314
Any updates on the new site? I've got a board that's dying to get off my screen and into my hands, plus my credit card got dinged for a design I submitted just as the old system was shutting down, and I don't have either a board or a refund for it. (And to be honest, I'd rather have a few square inch credit on the new system instead of a refund.)
Count me in as one of the eager hobbyists waiting outside the BatchPCB site, anxiously waiting for the manager to come open the door...
By pittuck
#7315
sorry, i have had a throat infection and forcusing on my laptop screen has been at the bottom of my list of things to do.

We are nearly there, so max of one week i should think, very max.
By DirectDigitalLabs
#7318
spacewrench wrote:my credit card got dinged for a design I submitted just as the old system was shutting down, and I don't have either a board or a refund for it.
Same thing here. I submitted my board on Sept 18th and got charged but have not heard a single thing from them since. I’d like to at least know if my board will be made or if I will get credit for my order #8398. I'm still very interested in the new system. 8)
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By sparky
#7578
Couple things we've learned:

Bottom basement web providers are very bad (ixwebhosting, powweb). Precisionweb.net has been hosting SFE for three years now with stellar results. Our other sites (www.in2rowing and www.batchpcb.com) are now happily hosted on precisionweb servers as well.

BatchPCB is coming. The office move killed things greatly, but we're almost back to normal.

Pittuck has done a great job, but we still need a few days. We've just got too much on our plate.

spacewrench and DDL - Email me directly please (spark@sparkfun.com) and I'll set you up with a refund or a credit. I am so sorry things got jammed up with your designs but the ax had to fall at some point. Office move created an email box of 446 messages + voicemails. I am now caught up and trying to get through the forum as well (246 new forum postings...).

Thanks all - the PCB service is coming!

-Nathan
By starboarder2001
#7604
Im just glad to see progress, I am sure the service will be worth the wait. I am waiting to submit 3 PCB designs right now. :)
By asm2750
#7609
I also have a design ready to go. I wish eagle would allow full eurocard designs.