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About this tutorial

AISLER understands Gerber files generated from Designspark. This tutorial shows you in five easy steps how your Designspark export will always succeed when imported.

Step 1: Open Output->Manufacturing Plots

Open Output Manufacturing Plots in Designspark

Step 2: Click Device Setup

Adjust according to screen and click OK.

Device setup in Designspark

Step 3: Click Add Plot and use Gerber

We need to have the board outline in a separate file, so we will add a plot to the Output

Add Plot in Designspark

Step 4: Rename the added plot to boardoutline

Rename the plot that we just added to boardline in Designspark

Step 5: Deselect unneccesary plots

Please remove from the list

Deselect unneccessary plots in Designspark

Step 6: Adjust proper settings

a) Set the drill settings to 2 Integer and 4 Decimal, deselect metric units

Set the drill settings to 2 Integer and 4 Decimal in Designspark

b) Set Plot From and To on all layers to the same values as the boardoutline

c) Click NC Drill in Options to 2 Integer and 4 Decimal, deselect metric units

Click NC Drill button in Options in Designspark

Setup Drill Settings to match 2 Integer and 4 Decimal and deselect metric units in Designspark

Step 7: Zip it all up

Step 8: Profit ;-)

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