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Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide

Introduction

I have originally designed this backplane for few of my projects, but this turn out so well, that I have offered PCB's for minimum price for my fellow enthusiast such as yourself :).

You can use these cards in industry standard DIN subrack or Eurorack.
Card will fit nicely in PCB guide rails. Card also contains 3x32pin rows for test points and 3x32pin rows for 0.1" Dupont header connectors. Card has been designed to be very versatile and you can fit 96 and 64 pin DIN connectors each side if you wish or 64pin female edge connector. Quite recently I have figured out, that card can also be used for prototyping if you don't install red PCB rais and fit female header in test point area. Stick breadboard directly on card and voala :)
These boards look absolutely gorgeous in standard green solder mask if you going for that standard industrial look. I can advise you where to buy connectors, however you can use any standard 96/64pin DIN Eurocard connectors or 2x32, 64pin PCB edge connectors.
PCB support guide rails for extender card look best in RED colour (Violet color would also be nice). You have to assemble them yourself.

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Purchase item



... but if you feel like getting something for nothing isn't your cup of tea (completely understandable) (ಥ﹏ಥ) and a prefer to support me and get something back in return, then you please purchase this item directly from my on my eBay shop (click on FleaBay logo above). However if you are still up for an adventure (and are happy to have PCB's made yourself in your favourite PCB house - JLCPCB is recommended), then carry on and download gerber files further down. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

Specs


Extender card
Board Type: Extender / raiser card
Board Material: FR4-Standard Tg 130-140C Epoxy Glass Composite
Layers: Double sided
PCB Colour: Green colour solder mask, white silk screen lettering
Surface Finish: Lead free HASL-RoHS
External size: 220x100mm
Board Thickness: standard 1.6mm fits in standard guide rail and standard Eurocard front panel
Pitch: 2.54mm (100.00 mils)
Hole matrix: 2 x 96 holes for DIN connector (192 holes in total), 2x 96 holes 1.00mm for test points and Dupont connectors
Hole size: 1.00mm
Mounting holes: Standard pitch DIN 41612. 4x mounting holes 2.50mm
Board Connector / Footprint: DIN 41612 2x32pin or 3x32pin 64 / 96 Pin connector, you can also fit 64pin female edge connector.
Copper Thickness: 35um
Card weight: 100g

PCB support guide rails
Board Type: Extender / raiser card
Board Material: FR4-Standard Tg 130-140C Epoxy Glass Composite
Layers: Double sided
PCB Colour: Red solder mask
Surface Finish: Lead free HASL-RoHS
Mounting holes: 2x mounting holes 2.50mm
External size: 100x100mm, assembled approx. 90 x 14mm x 5mm
Board Thickness: 1.60mm
Card weight: 50g

Bill of materials


The following list contains the parts that are required to assemble this card.

Identifier Value Qty Notes
Printed Circuit Board 220mm DIN41612 3U raiser card 1 v1.2
Printed Circuit Board Rail A panelized 1 v1.1
Printed Circuit Board Rail B panelized 1 v1.1
Hardware M2.5 x 8 mm screw 8 PCB rails
Hardware M2.5 x 10 mm screw 4 DIN connector
Hardware M2.5 nut 12
Printed Circuit Board 220mm DIN41612 3U raiser card 1 v1.2
Connector Female DIN 41612 96pin 3x32pin right angle connector 1
Connector Male DIN 41612 96pin 3x32pin right angle connector 1
Connector 32pin dupont header 2.54mm pitch 3
PCB Test points 0.1" ceramic test points 96 William Hughes
Breadboard 800 point solderless breadboard 2 Alternative use
Connector Female DIN 41612 64pin 2x32pin right angle connector 1 2nd alternative use
Connector Male DIN 41612 64pin 2x32pin right angle connector 1 2nd alternative use
Connector 2x32pin 64pin PCB edge right angle connector 0.1" pitch 2 3rd alternative use

Assembly instructions and notes


Gerber files contain " JLCJLCJLCJLC" to silk layer. You can specify a location of the order number, select the "Specify a location" option when you place an order. Only if you order via JLCPCB
. Fit Female and Male DIN 41612 96pin 3x32pin right angle connector or alternatives you wish to use
Use M2.5 screws and nuts to hold DIN connectors in place, thse don't need to be fitted to achieve strong mechanical connection however
Use a temperature-controlled soldering station and quality solder. Take care not to leave solder bridges as any short circuit will most likely lead to failures
To assemble rails: You have two big side PCBs and one middle as sandwich. All you have to do is to cut them out, smooth out mouse bite edges with sand paper and then bolt using M2.5 - M3.0 screws and nuts (or equivalent values in Imperial) or glue them together. You can buy test points on eBay (search for William Hughes PCB test points). Pictures are pretty much self explanatory, but please let me know if you need help with it.
Fit 2x 800 point solderless breadboards if you wish to use cards for prototyping

Schematic


File type File name File size Last modified
Not available for this project. - - -

Design Files


File type File name File size Last modified
PCB layers v1.2 pcblayers_eurocard_raiser220_v12.pdf 171 kB 03/01/2022
Gerbers 220 x 100 mm, 2 Layer FR4; v1.2 gerber_3u220extender_v12.zip 114 kB 03/01/2022
PCB rail layers v1.1 pcblayers_eurocard_pcb_supportrails_v11.pdf 150 kB 03/01/2022
Gerbers rail A 100 x 100 mm, 2 Layer FR4; v1.1 gerber_rail_v11_a.zip 15 kB 17/10/2021
Gerbers rail B 102 x 89 mm, 2 Layer FR4; v1.1 gerber_rail_v11_b.zip 16 kB 17/10/2021

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Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide
Eurocard DIN41612 3U raiser extender PCB card 220mm with test points and PCB guide

Versions and revisions


This section lists the project version and revision history.

Raiser PCB 220mm v1.2

■ Holes for PCB test points made smaller to 1.00mm diameter.
■ Holes for PCB test points made ammended in zig-zag pattern, so that bigger PCB test points fit on PCB.
■ Mounting holes for red PCB rails made to exact measuremnt so that rails have perfect fit with no movement.
■ Various cosmetic updates
■ Various silkscreen updates.

PCB rails PCB v1.1

■ Mounting holes for red PCB rails made to exact measuremnt 2.50mm so that rails have perfect fit with no movement.
■ Adjusted shape to resemble Shroff


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