[coreboot] [PATCH] Convert Geode GX2 boards to CAR

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Sat Jul 17 18:53:08 CEST 2010

Nils wrote:
> Ps:I hear that nowadays you can order PCB`s real cheap in china.
> But i didn`t use it for my simple designs yet as i found the
> shipping cost for 1 PCB to high.

There is certainly a market for small quantity PCBs. Competition has
driven cost down. If you can wait for long(ish) delivery times then
you can certainly order from China. Look for some local PCB houses,
that offer cheap slow service. Here in Sweden I know a couple of
alternatives ranging from ~3 week delivery Made in China to next-day
delivery Made in my city. :)

For low quantity stuff I've used the Olimex prototype PCB service a
couple of times, and while it is not quite as nice as production PCBs
I think it is still much better value for money than messing with
chemicals in the kitchen. I also understand that Olimex have improved
their processes a lot since my last orders.

Their basic cost is ~30 USD for 160x100 mm of 2-layer PCB area IIRC.
You can panel that however you want and they'll cut it up for you.



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