[Arm-netbook] rk3399 what full schematics does lkcl want?

ronwirring at Safe-mail.net ronwirring at Safe-mail.net
Wed May 24 18:25:12 BST 2017

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From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>
Apparently from: arm-netbook-bounces at lists.phcomp.co.uk
To: Eco-Conscious Computing <arm-netbook at lists.phcomp.co.uk>
Subject: Re: [Arm-netbook] rk3399 what full schematics does lkcl want?
Date: Sat, 20 May 2017 16:27:33 +0100

> btw ron please do cut context that's not necessary, it was very hard
> to find the questions you wrote.
> On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 3:47 PM,  <ronwirring at safe-mail.net> wrote:
> >>  then once that's done you then have to do the PCB design *from* the
> >> schematics, and that takes even longer.  and will contain mistakes.
> >>
> > Is it difficult or takes a lot of time? I ask because the converting to cad files cannot be split up in numerous pieces and put on a website, where people can each solve one piece?
>  so, cutting all but the relevant context, and answering just the
> questions you asked: there are two aspects.
>  firstly, the schematics: these just take time.  it could be
> parallelised in theory
>  secondly, the PCB layout: this takes time *and* is difficult.
> creating the footprints for compoents could be parallelised, but the
> PCB layout - positioning of components, connecting components, laying
> out tracks and the planes? no - for such a small PCB that is best
> handled by one person with the required expertise.
>  and that task alone takes months to do from scratch.
> l.

Do you make your pc card a20 cad files public?

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