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    Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    Hi,
    Which gerber file viewer is best for HDI and High speed complex board checking?

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    Re: Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    A Gerber viewer does not check anything other than dimensions. It won’t do signal integrity testing. A gerber viewer doesn’t know anything about speed or impedances.



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    Re: Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    Quote Originally Posted by barry View Post
    A Gerber viewer does not check anything other than dimensions. It won’t do signal integrity testing. A gerber viewer doesn’t know anything about speed or impedances.

    I need to learn CAM checking and i do not know which tool need to be used.CAM350,Genesis,GERBV there are many..



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    Re: Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    Gerber is an open-source online Gerber viewer. Online Gerber Viewer is another online platform where you can view Gerber files.
    Using File viewer, the data for copper, solder mask, silkscreen, drill, etc., layers can be viewed, measured. Visually, the data can be viewed. DFM /DRC operations cannot be performed. If you need the Gerber viewer only for the above purpose then any freely available Gerber file viewers can be used. Viewmate is a good free Gerber file viewer.



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    Re: Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    A viewer is simply that: something to view your Gerber plots. They don't check spacing, design rules, etc. (at least, not the free ones I've used). Most PCB layout tools have built-in Design-rule check.

    However, there ARE tools out there that do perform DFM, if THAT's actually what you're looking for, as opposed to a "viewer". They are used by PCB manufacturers, and they're not cheap.

    What are you REALLY looking for beyond what your layout tool provides?



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    Re: Gerber File viewer and checking CAM

    Hi,

    You can try DFM Now! V8 by Numerical Innovations, Inc.

    Regards



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