Marcel Langmaier

IoT evangelist & blockchain enthusiast :-P

Creating gerber files for chinese pcb factories using kicad


In pcbnew click the File | Plot menu item. On the top left, I selected Gerber as Plot format. Moreover I had to check the B.Mask and F.Mask layers, as they were not checked by default. Everything else are the kicad defaults.

Kicad gerber export settings

Generate the files by clicking the Plot button on the bottom.

Kicad drill file settings

Generate the drill file by pressing the Drill File button on the right.

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