Entries Tagged with ‘kicad’

Eventually, hand soldering surface mount components becomes a pain, especially if you’re doing small manufacturing runs. It’s much easier to work with solder paste and a hotplate.  Joints are higher quality, and you can manufacture more boards at once.  If it was good enough to get Sparkfun started, it’s certainly good enough for us! Working [...]

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This list will be kept up to date on the wiki: http://meatandnetworking.com/w/Kicad_Resources KiCad is an Electronic Design tool, similar to EagleCAD. KiCad is free, open source software, and runs on OSX, Linux and Windows. KiCad is unrestricted. All features may be used for hobbyist or commercial works. Here are some features of KiCad that might appeal to [...]

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