PCB/Plate Design

Hi there,

Ok so I got the electronics and the programming down, I can design the circuit for the Matrix, and write the code for a controller without issue (I've got a small scale breadboarded proof of concept at home)

Now my main concern is the Design and mounting of the switches. This sort of work I have no experience with.

I see in the Phantom thread there are some designs for a PCB and the mounting plate, can someone tell me which software was used, and how the precise template for each hole in the plate and the position of the pins in the PCB were made.

For this part of my design I will require the most help.

But answers to the above questions should get me started.

Thanks in advance,
Og
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Unread post09 Jan 2012, 19:53

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I used Kicad and made my own models after the specifications for the switches found here: http://www.cherrycorp.com/english/switches/key/mx.htm :evilgeek:
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Thanks Guys
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