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Manufacturing Innovation: Circuit Board Series

Manufacturing Innovation: Circuit Board Series
August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kamloops Makerspace
207 Victoria St W
Kamloops, BC V2C 1A5


Get started in learning how to design and make your own printed circuit boards (PCB) with this three-part workshop series at Kamloops Makerspace.

This series will be led by Dave Hylands, a software developer with background in digital systems design and he enjoys dabbling with robotics & electronics.

Thursday August 25 – Workshop 1: Getting Started 
In this first intro session, we will start designing the schematic and PCB layout.

Thursday September 15 – Workshop 2: Cut the PCB
Next, we will actually make the PCB. Participants will make the PCB layout, generate gcode, and cut!
Download & install FlatCAM ( for this specific workshop as well.

Thursday October 6 – Workshop 3: Populate the Boards
Participants will populate the board.

Register for one or all three! All components are included with registration to complete the exercises at each workshop. In between each workshop, you’re welcome to drop in during the weekly H4CK Nights to continue to play with your project, ask questions from other members, and explore.

Non-Makerspace Members: Each monthly workshop is $40, or $100 if you register for all three as a bundle.

Makerspace Members: Free

Parking: Available across the street at Stereo Warehouse/Sticky’s Candy when they close at 6pm.

What to bring: A laptop with KICAD installed (

Interested in becoming a member? Drop in at H4CK Night on Wednesdays 6-8pm to get started. Join the online community here:

Powered by Kamloops Innovation, with support from NRC-IRAP, Manufacturing Innovation is a project designed to showcase new technologies and facilitate peer mentorship in the manufacturing sector in the Central Interior.

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