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matthewlai
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Tool for using JLCPCB assembly service with KiCad

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JLCKicadTools

Overview

JLCKicadTools is a tool aims to work with JLCPCB assembly service featuring KiCad 5.

See this blog post for instructions.

Requirements

Python 3.6+

Installation

pip install git+https://github.com/matthewlai/JLCKicadTools
pip install -r requirements.txt

In case you do not have pip installed. See:

Fedora

sudo dnf install python-pip

Debian and Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install python-pip

How to use

JLCKicadTools comes as a nice command line interface named kicad-jlc-tool. To see how it works just simply issue at your shell prompt:

$ jlc-kicad-tools

FAQ

  1. Why are some components in the generated files but don't show up on JLCPCB preview?
* Make sure there are no non-ASCII characters in any of the fields. See: https://github.com/matthewlai/JLCKicadTools/issues/45

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