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How to generate Gerber files from Altium Designer

How to get Gerber files in Altium Designer

step 1. File -> Fabrication Outputs -> Gerber files

 

 

 
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2. Select the parameters. If you don't know the exact meaning of the parameters. You can follow like the picture.

 



If you want to make PCB, you need these layers.
Please make sure you have the clear outline in mechanical layer.
If your board are 2-layer, there will be no inner layer(G1,G2,G3....)

 


 


Your gerber files will need embedded apertures. 

 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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3.When you make sure all configurations are fine. Please click the OK to generate the gerber files.


 
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4, generate the Drilling files in Excellon format.


 

 

 
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5. recommend you to choose the same units and format parameters as gerber. Then click OK.

 


 

 
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6. Then you get all files.  

 



 
step 7. Check and Verify the outputed Files  

It is necessary and important to proofread the exported Gerber files and drilling files.

how to open the outputed Files and check it ? please upload your zip file to here , you can see the renderings of exported Gerber files and drilling files online. For complex PCB, it is recommended to open it by the software "CAM350".

 

step 8. Make ZIP file with all Gerber files and get a quotation

Please zip them into a .zip or .rar archive file. You can get a quotation on the PCBBay quotation page. 

 

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