June 27, 2013 AT 6:30 am

boldport — beautifully functional circuits

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boldport — beautifully functional circuits via EMSL.

We wanted to create circuit boards that have curvey traces, meandering paths, and multiple soldermask layers, so we developed PCBmodE (say “PCB mode”), an open source Python software that unshackle us from the constraints imposed by traditional PCB design tools. We use the power of Inkscape — the leading open source vector graphics editor — to achieve any shape imaginable. Together with our powerful back-end tools, we can manufacturable beautifully functional boards.

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1 Comment

  1. The traces are pretty cool, I wish there were some pictures of the boards with components actually on them. I mean, if the finished product looks bad, then what is the point?

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