Links

        Surface Mount related pages that are useful sources of information, in getting an older machine going.(26 October 2018)

The Yahoo group for general pick and place machines
PicknPlace
The Yahoo group for this great Desktop machine series from Juki / Zevatech
Zevatech
Printed Circuit Board Assembly / SMT Electronics Manufacturing Forum
SMTNet.com

This New York based small business has an interesting thread and support information for the Manncorp Machine
adafruit industries

Open Pick and Place project Google group Open PnP Source code
http://groups.google.com/group/openpnp/       http://code.google.com/p/openpnp/

An Amazing effort at rewriting the Control software for the  Madell PX3702
Dockerty Electronics

CharmHigh CHMT36VA Discussion
CharmHigh CHMT36VA

CharmHigh CHMT-528p / CHMT-530p4 / CHMT-560p4 Discussion
CharmHigh CHMT-528p / CHMT-530p4 / CHMT-560p4

Forum for the Versatronics RV series and other small SMT machines
http://electricstuff.co.uk/forum/

This great little Desktop and bigger machines home
Manncorp.com

The updates for your Manncorp machine
MDC Products

Review of the TVM802A
www.matthiasm.com   www.eevblog.com

DDM Novastar (APS Novastar)
Tech Support, FAQs, Service, and Leasing for DDM Novastar Products




NeoDen TM240A Review (the Future is Cheap Chinese)
circuitsathome.com      dangerousprototypes.com

NeoDen 4 Review/Discussion (Getting Better)
www.eevblog.com     

SmallSMT Review/Discussion (German Engineered)
www.eevblog.com     

Review of Low Cost Pick and Place Machines
LowPowerLab.com

This is a Magazine with free subsciption for professionals
SMTONLINE and SMT Online Publish News and Information For and About the Global Printed Circuit Board Industry

The IPC Listserv technical resource (20 years of discussion on all things SMT manufacturing related)
LISTSERV 16.0 - LISTSERV Archives at LISTSERV.IPC.ORG

List of all those
SMT Equipment Suppliers

         Secondhand Equipment Suppliers (Something you may be able to afford)

Australian Secondhand SMT machine suppliers

Resurface
Machinery forum
Hawker Richardson
Suba Engineering
 
English Secondhand SMT machine suppliers
altusgroup
blundell
candsautomation
vsmt
etek-europe
Enhance technical
Epsolutions
Grove Sales
Shawline
Surface Mount Engineering


Secondhand SMT machines in Europe, USA , India, China
Kitmondo
EquipMatching
Adopt SMT

More secondhand SMT machine stuff
Lisle Electric

CAD Format conversion related pages that are useful sources of information, getting your files into PCB Synergy or Altium/Protel

UpVerter Schematic file conversion project
https://github.com/upverter/schematic-file-converter/

Altium
http://www.altium.com/community/downloads

Altium Designer Add-ons
http://code.google.com/p/altium-designer-addons/
          BeeVee Open Source ECAD file Viewer (GenCAD, PADS and more)
https://code.google.com/p/beevee/




Eagle ULP's (CAD file format conversion on the cheap)
http://www.cadsoftusa.com/downloads/ulps?language=en

Oztronics P-CAD centrepoint Extraction
http://joj.home.texas.net/accel1.html

Tango to Kicad
http://www.purpleswift.com/Other/other.htm
http://www.reniemarquet.cjb.net/ferramentas_en.html

VisualPlace reads the production files and the silk-screen Gerber, and lets the user verify that the data is good
http://www.compuphase.com/visualplace/visualplace_en.htm
MYdata TPsys CAD converter PCBCSV file conversion
http://www.rohrhofer.org/r-tec/
         Production Scheduling related pages that are useful sources of information

Home of Excel_MRP and other related Excel manufacturing tools
Production Scheduling
         
MRP_Excel
Example Boards to practice PCBSynergy on or learn about good layout for manufacturing

Home of IMX6REX (a monster of a board)
http://www.imx6rex.com/application/imx6-development-board/
Electronic Blogs






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