Re: [Homebrew_PCBs] New member
- 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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----- Original Message -----
> 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.