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how scan and BMP to PCB ?

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bmp2protel

There is no direct way to get a PCB file from a scanned bitmap. There are some programs that produce input for PCB programs from bitmaps, but they produce a pattern of fills. The fills will give you a huge PCB file that cannot easily be edited.

However, you can convert raster scan files, such as bitmap, to vector files, such as DXF or DWG. There are a bunch of raster-to-vector converters you can find using a search engine such as G00GLE

You can then use a gerber program such as C@M350 or GERBT00L to read the DXF or DWG file and save it out as a gerber file. You can edit the gerber file in the gerber editor, or you can import it into a PCB program such as PR0TEL. You will still need to manually enter such info as hole sizes, and padstacks.

Bottom line - it is a lot of work. Usually, it is easier to just layout the board in the PCB editor from scratch.
 

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bmp to pcb converter

Eagle 4.03 converts BMP image to PCB.

run import_bmp.ulp from file menu
 

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how to scan pcb

BMP to PCB for Protel.
 

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eagle pcb converter circad

Hi

Pcb wizard can import the bmp file and you can edit it in it

pcb wizard can found mcufile khalid

regards
fragrance
 

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eagle pcb import bitmap

Hi,

a long time ago, I used a small cad called CirCad to reverse engineering a Multicard programmer
First, i took a photo for the pcb in Bmp format, then i loaded this image from circad.

http://www.holophase.com/reverse.htm

Then i redraw all tracks then convert it to pcb format for circad or export to any format i want.

You can download Circad at
www.holophase.com/

Bye
Pharaoh Of Egypt
 

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eagle import bmp

Protel klipper is a better choice to me
You will still need to do some work but it's easier than reading the pcb externally
 

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scan pcb image to gerber

but is it efficetive for the post process

or many work should done before the board work
 

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pcb-image-to-gerber

The scan paper to transfer to pcb file use bmptopcb software , and the scan paper must set BW(black & white) mode.
 

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scanned image to pcb converter

Use BMP2PCB,You can found it from Google.
good luck!
 

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RvCamViewer can load Bmp and directlly convert it into Gerber274X and ouput.

vCamViewer ver 1.0.1.1 New Funcitons released.

1. Bitmap To Gerber274X
2. Odb++/TGZ To Gerber274X
3. Export Excellon NC File

Direct Download: myweb
 
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