To use AISLER with National Instruments Ultiboard you will need to export your project as a Gerber-Package. Please make sure you zip your Gerber-Files.

Most important design rules to use with National Instruments Ultiboard

Don't go below these design rules to get optimal results with AISLER's production.

  • Min. trace width: 100 μm
  • Min. trace spacing: 100 μm
  • Min. pitch between traces: 140 μm
  • Spacing PCB edge to trace: 300 μm
  • Spacing via to via: 0.30 mm
  • Spacing drill to drill: 0.15 mm
  • Min. drill diameter for vias: 0.2 mm
  • Min. via pad diameter: Via drill + 0.25 mm
  • Min. stroke width of legend print: 100 μm

Exporting Gerber Files with NI Ultiboard

Use the following Export Configuration:

AISLER expects the gerber files in the following format:

Gerber Layer NameLayer
project_name.toplayer.ger Top Layer
project_name.bottomlayer.ger Bottom Layer
project_name.topsoldermask.ger Top Soldermask
project_name.bottomsoldermask.ger    Bottom Soldermask
project_name.topsilkscreen.ger Top Silkscreen
project_name.bottomsilkscreen.ger Bottom Silkscreen
project_name.boardoutline.ger Board Outline
project_name.xln PTH Drills
project_name_npth.xln NPTH Holes

Make sure that in your export settings you select 2:4 precision and inches for your drill files.

Please note: Upload all your Gerbers in one ZIP-File for us to automatically detect your project's parameters. Also please do not include any other files that are not listed above.

Steps to upload your project to AISLER

  1. Navigate to Start new project
  2. Upload your Gerber zip-file (*.zip)
  3. Give your Project a nice name
  4. (optional) order a copy of your board

Steps to document your Bill-of-Materials

  1. Navigate to the project you want to document
  2. Click the 'Edit' button under the Bill-of-Materials section
  3. Click 'Manually add part' and assign a part
  4. Repeat until you have everything documented