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How You Want To Choose The Right PCB prototype manufacturer

PCB is a delicate yet important tool, so you want to make the prototypes to be just right to serve the purpose you want. Here are some tips on how to research and find out which manufacturer would be best for you.
 
 
 
 
Industry Experience
 
When it comes to pcb prototype services, the amount of experience they have in non-negotiable. It's pretty quick and easy to look up online and find out how long a company has been around and how many years of practical experience they have had with a license. With products as complex as these, you want to have a successful track record to hold up against their company motto and credibility.
 
Quality
 
Again, it is pretty easy to find out if a company produces quality products by reading reviews and client referrals. Prototypes are not easy to make, and you want a team of skilled professionals to provide pcb prototype services in customizing and designing it the way you would like. The prototype you have printed out should be error-free, and have no defects in the material that the company chooses to use. You can tell product quality by finding out the services offered by them, how seriously they take a client and how much importance they give to their job. In fact, talking to customer service can show you how well informed they are, which will tell you if they can offer the services you are searching for.
 
 
 
Price factor
 
The ‘printed circuit board’ industry is mostly China based, which is why it tends to be highly competitive, and people are always dropping their prices to seem more appealing. However, no matter how tempted you are to go for a cheaper deal, remember that those who charge more usually have better materials and a better technology. So if you find a company who fits your criteria, do not sacrifice it for the price factor.
 
Minimum order quantity
 
You should always check the minimum order quantity that a manufacturer requires. Since the prototype is an early model, getting a large number of them will not be cost-effective for you. So if a company is asking for a higher minimum order quantity that would be out of your budget, you probably should not go with that manufacturer. Minimum order quantity should be open for negotiation, and as a designer, you should have the option of negotiating with the manufacturer for more offers in the future.
 
Delivery speed
 
Delivery of your prototype needs to be quick, otherwise, you might end up waiting 2 weeks for one set of prototypes. Prototype projects are infamous for working on tight deadlines. You want a manufacturer that delivers within 5 days, and if they have the option, speed delivery of 1-2 days.
 
Takeaway
 
Now hopefully you have a better picture of how to choose the right prototype company for you. Prototypes can be a delicate and expensive process, and hence it would be preferable if you found the right company on your first try.


 

 

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