2 posts

KiCad to NeoDen part 2

In a previous post, I tackled the conversion of a CAD program (KiCad) output position file, to the pick and place machine’s (NeoDen 4) needs. The script I provided there did a great job in formatting the .CSV output file according to Neoden input requirements, and converting the component coordinates from the kicad reference to the p’n’p machine’s work space […]

KiCad to NeoDen

At work we have a new Pick n’ Place machine, a NeoDen4 for small production batches and prototypes. It has many nice features, and some naggin’ quirks too. One of the latter is the way it imports the positions file from the PCB design software. The best approach so far is a back and forth procedure as I will describe […]