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Rough Estimate for Cost? Answered

Hi, great Instructable!

Would you give us an idea of the cost for board manufacture. I've no idea of what to expect... Is it USD10 a board? 50? 100? More?




Best Answer 2 years ago

When I purchased 10 boards, I was spending about $2.50 a board (1.5" x 2") with standard features, manufacturing speed, and shipping. Many online board manufacturers will have a form to provide you with a cost estimates.

Also, from where I purchased boards, getting 1 made was the exact same price as having 10 made. Most of the cost in producing a board is setup fees and shipping. Once most manufacturers have the setup sorted out, producing more usually doesn't cost very much. And then, typically, the more you buy, the lower the cost per board is.


3 months ago

I've made a ~12 orderes from I-Tead (China). Absolutely fine quality, allways. They chacrge $20,00 USD for 10pcs. of PCB's with a size of 100x50mm. +shipping $20,00.
I usually make a bundle of "say" 3 different PCB's at the same time, and the shipping will still be the same, $20,00. So the owerall coast will lay around $1,00 ~$2,00. a peace