From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2007-12-14 22:29:30
raycomp wrote: > On Dec 13, 2007, at 5:49 PM, Jim Brain wrote: > > >> www.jbrain.com/vicug/gallery/1541IDE/ >> > > I do not see the need for all the ground plane on this board. It is > not an RF circuit in need of shielding, is it? > No, it's not for RF. Yes, given the simplicity of the circuit, the ground plane is not necessary. However, it's so easy to create one in EAGLE, I see no harm. As well, during etching, a ground plane removes less copper. > I do not need to get the etched board myself, I still have 5 or 6 of > the proto-typing boards with the EXP port card edge connections these > have a slim buss all the way around the outside (top and bottom) that > could be connected to the 4 grounds of the port (or one side could be > ground the other VCC buss). My problem with the proto-types is that > I would have to wire-wrap to achieve the red layer connections. but > with sockets on the top side the wires could work on the top-side. > > The card edge fingers are longer on these proto boards too. > Jim Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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