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  • Donald H Locker
    You might also check out another group which focuses on direct printing of etch resist on copper clad
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 1, 2011
      You might also check out another group <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Inkjet_PCB_Construction/> which focuses on direct printing of etch resist on copper clad using inkjet printers.

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      > From: elijon@...
      > To: "Homebrew PCBs" <Homebrew_PCBs@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Friday, December 31, 2010 5:24:05 PM
      > Subject: [Homebrew_PCBs] New member
      > Firstly my thanks to Steve for letting me into the group,
      > My name is John and I live in the East of England not far from
      > the Plug Hole where ledgend has it the waters of the Western Fens
      > drain out of. On and off over more years than I care to think of I
      > have dabbled with bits and pieces often needing circuit boards to be
      > made. Recently maybe over the past 5 or 6 years I have been playing
      > with casting, home built CNC Routers and most recently have been
      > constructing an electronically controlled dividing head. All of the
      > recent projects in one way or another need a circuit board preparing
      > so I have tried etching from simple boards layed out with press down
      > tracks, milling using the router, toner transfer and beginning a UV
      > exposure box.
      > A few days ago I remembered reading a post some years back on the
      > CNCZone regarding hacking an ink jet printer to print directly on a
      > fresh board and reading through the posts the name of this group came
      > up so in order to find out more I applied to join and have been
      > accepted. As I also play with home built steam locomotives to be able
      > to etch out name plates or badges from brass will also benefit if I
      > can hack a printer myself as using rub down letters takes ages to do
      > although after etching does give acceptable results or satisfies my
      > modest needs.
      > Obviously I have many questions and maybe a few ideas but in
      > order not to make too big a fool of myself and ask questions answered
      > many times before I will now go quiet and wade through as many of the
      > old posts as possible plus of course the photos and files sections.
      > Sorry to have created a rather long saga which will have no
      > doubt bored nearly everyone to tears.
      > John.
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