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=== Non-local Electronics Assembly Shops ===
=== Non-local Electronics Assembly Shops ===


These are more "traditional" contract assembly shops where you probably are going to need to communicate via email, exchange gerbers, etc.
These are more "traditional" contract assembly shops where you probably are going to need to communicate via email, exchange gerbers, get a quote, etc.


[http://www.4pcb.com Advanced Circuits] - Colorado.  PB and ROHS.  PCBs and full assembly, based in US, tend to be moderately pricey.  (DaveB has used for his business with mixed results.)
[http://www.4pcb.com Advanced Circuits] - Colorado.  PB and ROHS.  PCBs and full assembly, based in US, tend to be moderately pricey.  (DaveB has used for his business with mixed results.)
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[https://www.tempoautomation.com/ Tempo Automation] - California,
[https://www.tempoautomation.com/ Tempo Automation] - California,


=== New-age Electronics Manufacturing Shops ===
=== Non-traditional Electronics Manufacturing Shops ===


These shops tend to be end-to-end manufacturers that do PCB manufacture, PCB assembly and sometimes component sourcing all from a web interface.
These shops tend to be end-to-end manufacturers that do PCB manufacture, PCB assembly and sometimes component sourcing.  They tend to provide an automated web interface for quoting and ordering without the need for emailing and quoting.


[http://macrofab.com Macrofab] Houston TX. ROHS only.  Will do prototype as well as 100+ production runs. (DaveB has used for his business.  Did very well.  Very reasonable prototypes if you stay in "standard" spec.)
[http://macrofab.com Macrofab] Houston TX. ROHS only.  Will do prototype as well as 100+ production runs. (DaveB has used for his business.  Did very well.  Very reasonable prototypes if you stay in "standard" spec.)

Revision as of 00:05, 7 January 2019

Professional Electronics Assembly

Let's face it... Putting together electronics can be hard. This page is intended to be a reference guide for getting something you have designed professionally made. (I'm going to gradually populate this page with more information - DaveB.)


Local Electronics Assembly Shops

DFE Woodlawn/Cincinnati. PB and ROHS. Will do prototype as well as 100+ unit production runs. End-to-end i.e. PCB and PCBA (DaveB has used for his business. Did very well.)

Spectratech Batavia/Greater Cincinnati Tend to work on bigger like multiple thousand production runs. (DaveB has used at a consulting job. Did very well.)


Non-local Electronics Assembly Shops

These are more "traditional" contract assembly shops where you probably are going to need to communicate via email, exchange gerbers, get a quote, etc.

Advanced Circuits - Colorado. PB and ROHS. PCBs and full assembly, based in US, tend to be moderately pricey. (DaveB has used for his business with mixed results.)

Bittele - Canada. untested

Elecrow China, untested

Premiere Manufacturing Colorado, Untested

Screaming Circuits Oregon, untested

Technotronix - California, seem to push fast turn stuff, untested.

Tempo Automation - California,

Non-traditional Electronics Manufacturing Shops

These shops tend to be end-to-end manufacturers that do PCB manufacture, PCB assembly and sometimes component sourcing. They tend to provide an automated web interface for quoting and ordering without the need for emailing and quoting.

Macrofab Houston TX. ROHS only. Will do prototype as well as 100+ production runs. (DaveB has used for his business. Did very well. Very reasonable prototypes if you stay in "standard" spec.)

Circuit Hub untested

PCB-NG Brooklyn, NY. Interesting flat-pricing-per-area model, untested.