Hi, Friends, It was always my dream to make my own cool business card that attracts people and shows the credibility of my work. I came across a lot of innovative designs for business cards and for different professions. After some brainstorming and being the Crazy Engineer and a Maker, I found PCB Business Card is most suitable for me. [Continue reading till the end for the tutorial video]
I saw many people have already done this and are quite beautiful and innovative >>
Some have designed with components on the PCB like LED, MCU etc. but I wanted to keep my Business Card simple so I restricted myself to just Copper Tracks.
I already have a paper version of the Business Card and I thought it will be cool if I could make my PCB Business Card same as that. With a basic knowledge of Autodesk Eagle, I knew I could Import Bitmap Images into it and convert then into Copper Tracks. So I converted my graphics into Bitmap [ 1bit ] and made it a PCB.
Now the next challenge was to get it manufactured really cheap. After doing some research I found JLCPCB.com from Shenzhen, China is providing 2$ PCB Prototyping service for 10 Pcs PCB. I immediately generated Gerber and send it for manufacturing. I got it manufactured in 2 days and delivery took 1 week due to Customs Clearance.
I used FR4 Material 0.6mm Thickness to make it little flexible and keeping it in the 2$ budget. Next Try will be with Flexible PCB.
HERE ARE MY PCB SPECIFICATIONS
Layers: 2 Dimension: 50mm*90mm PCB Qty: 10 PCB Thickness: 0.6 PCB Color: Green Surface Finish: HASL(with lead) Copper Weight: 1 Gold Fingers: No Material Details: FR4-Standard Tg 140C
CHECK THE YOUTUBE TUTORIAL VIDEO
I used the $2 PCB manufacturing with JLCPCB: https://jlcpcb.com for making my own PCB Business Card.
Eagle Files & High Resolution Photos >> https://github.com/arnabdasbwn/PCB-Business-Card
Online Gerber Viewer [ To Verify your Gerber Files are Manufacturable] >> https://gerber-viewer.easyeda.com
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