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by DavyJones
11 Jan 2019, 10:32
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: 3D rendering and google sketchup
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

Re: 3D rendering and google sketchup

It worked! I had a engineer friend who has some good 3D modeling software convert the images to be read by sketchup and I was able to import the board and the box to get things aligned properly on my board so things line up.
by DavyJones
10 Jan 2019, 10:59
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: 3D rendering and google sketchup
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

Re: 3D rendering and google sketchup

Excelent I got my drawing exported to the STEP file and converted and looking at it now in sketchup. I'm going to get the drawings now from Hammond I hope this works out ok this is pretty cool thanks
by DavyJones
10 Jan 2019, 09:45
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: 3D rendering and google sketchup
Replies: 4
Views: 1161

3D rendering and google sketchup

Hi, Does anyone know if it is possible to export the 3D rendered images the tool produces so they can be imported into google sketchup? What would be nice is if I could do this because hammon mfg has many of their boxes also rendered in 3D. I was going to ask them if there was a way to get their ima...
by DavyJones
18 Sep 2014, 15:25
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Prototype boards with CNC machine
Replies: 1
Views: 3143

Prototype boards with CNC machine

Hello all.... I recently purchased one of those small Chinese CNC machines from ebay and it works really well. I am using the Mach 3 software that came with it. So far I've drawn a few things in google sketchup and convereted the drawings using cam bam to create the G code. I was just messing around...