Mechanical registration of the PCBs seems adequate to make simple double sided boards, though I have not made a serious effort to investigate this. After trying several brands and models of laser printer, the printer I have settled on is the Lexmark E260.
I paid 45 for each of the last two I bought on Ebay, including shipping. 3 The drum is separate from the toner cartridge and is relatively inexpensive ( 30 so it can be replaced if it does become damaged.
A laser printer is used to print an image of the PCB on special transfer paper. I have run hundreds of boards through my modified Lexmark E260 printer,. 4. The printer has a manual feed slot in front so the paper path can be. Terms of. Service; Privacy Statement; Legal Notices Trademarks; Mobile Site autodesk.
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When the PCB is etched, the toner acts as a resist, preserving the copper below it while the rest of the copper surface is etched away. While TT works, it does have some problems.
Usually these are relatively simple circuits: an MCU, some input conditioning circuitry, some output circuitry, and usually they are single sided or perhaps double sided, with just a few vias. And usually I want them right now!