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Questions about the BatchPCB service

Moderator: robacarp

By rusttree
#113940
I'm just getting into PCB'ing and thought I'd pass on my recent lesson learned. On the backside of a very simple board, I stuck a via too close to a neighboring trace AND made it a square via instead of a round one. Needless to say, the traces shorted to each other. Luckily for me, the short was relatively easy to spot and even easier to fix (one gouge with a razor blade fixed it).

Lesson learned: The SparkFun DRC Bot isn't omniscient!

Here's what it looked like before I took the razor to it:
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