I’ve been doing some searching on the forum but couldn’t find too much information on what I’m looking for. Sorry if I missed anything…
I’d like to start creating my own PCBs. I’ve checked many different sites and vendors but haven’t found any complete easy to order package yet. I’d like at least to be able to create my own FEZ Mini/Domino and possibly add some BGA chips to it (I have tons of BGA memory chips and also some processors I’d like to experiment with… though I’m not sure I can get an UltraSparc 3 wired without a multi-layer design) :
I know what I need as basics to create a simply PCB, but what I’m missing (both information on what you actually need as well as where to get that) is how to make the vias (interconnections between both sides and possibly multiple layers in the future) and how to make the pads for the ICs (both “normal” SMTs and BGA chips). It would be ideal to just order some big “all you need” package and get started without making 20 orders on different sites and then wait several weeks for all the stuff to arrive.
My starting budget would be around 300€ with 500€ being the absolute maximum at this time. I’d really appreciate any pointers and suggestions on this. If you have any suggestions on shops/websites please keep in mind that I live in France so the shop should be shipping international at reasonable prices.
Thanks a lot!
P.S. I’m offering a blank FEZ Domino self made board for the best suggestion posted within the next 5 days (telling me to get my boards made by a professional doesn’t count)