This will be a small post about using ground planes for panels made with Kicad. When making panels and sending them to the fabrications there isn’t that much need for traces. There aren’t any components on the panel just a rectangle with some holes in it.Continue reading “Kicad FR4 Panels using planes / copper area’s”
Some people seem to have some difficulty making panels in Kicad. This can be a art on it’s own. I’m just starting to make panel in Kicad, so I don’t know it all but here are my tricks.
I came to this by the Haraldwerks designs. These where made with Front panel express, great tool for designing panels. But the price of these panels where a bit to much for me so I went the cheap route and made them from PCB’sContinue reading “Making panels in Kicad from DXF”