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Electronics => General PCB/EDA/CAD Discussions => Eagle => Topic started by: robotly on November 23, 2016, 12:53:01 am

Title: DRC for eagle
Post by: robotly on November 23, 2016, 12:53:01 am
Hi, is there any suggestion for Eagle DRC? I did a single layer PCB with Eagle, before I send the file to PCB fab I want to know whether the 0 mil tolerance of the board Edge is ok?

Thanks
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: FreddyVictor on November 23, 2016, 02:30:50 am
who's the fabricator ?
they often have a DRC file on their website you can download to check your board against
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: robotly on November 23, 2016, 02:07:57 pm
oh yes, there are manufacturing DRC file on their website, but it is too humble in their website   
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: Josephine85 on November 25, 2016, 11:34:54 pm
Hey Hey,

thers a lot of stuff about DRC on the CadSoft EAGLE Blog: https://cadsoft.io/blog/

Best regards,
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: technotronix on December 30, 2016, 06:51:16 pm
As per the suggested by Josephine85, there are much more stuff provided at  https://cadsoft.io/blog/

Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: richardlawson1489 on February 01, 2017, 06:48:20 pm
Here are some of the great suggestion on DRC for Eagle. https://www.element14.com/community/thread/4333/l/suggestions-for-drc-command (https://www.element14.com/community/thread/4333/l/suggestions-for-drc-command)
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: ebastler on February 01, 2017, 09:21:49 pm
Here are some of the great suggestion on DRC for Eagle. https://www.element14.com/community/thread/4333/l/suggestions-for-drc-command (https://www.element14.com/community/thread/4333/l/suggestions-for-drc-command)

?!? 

The discussion in this thread is about using the DRC, and how to set up the DRC parameters. I don't think anyone here wanted to develop the DRC implementation. And, last time I looked, Eagle was not open source anyway...
Title: Re: DRC for eagle
Post by: westfw on February 24, 2017, 09:01:27 am
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I want to know whether the 0 mil tolerance of the board Edge is ok?
This tends to depend on the particular board fabricator (I'm not sure why.)   The eagle default is 40mils (HUGE!), and I try to avoid fine tracks near the edge (just cause I've USED router bits...), but I don't have any worries about letting the ground plane get within 10mil or so of the edge...

A long time ago, I wrote an instructable suggesting that most hobbyists should adjust the DRC parameters so that the resulting board is easier for hobbyists to build (and more robust, physically.)   https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-hobbyist-PCBs-with-professional-CAD-tools-by-/ (https://www.instructables.com/id/Make-hobbyist-PCBs-with-professional-CAD-tools-by-/)