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How to export a Gerber file from NI Ultiboard

by: Sep 10,2020 267 Views 0 Comments Posted in PCB Layout Software

Gerber Conversion Gerber. NI Ultiboard

1.The Export Dialog

Select File >> Open Samples.

>> Select Intl4lRouted.ewprj.

>> Click on the Open button.

>> Choose File >> Export.

( We focus primarily on the Gerber RS274X options as an example in this article.)

Export Dialog Box


2.Exporting a Gerber File

>> In the Export dialog box select Gerber RS274X and click the Properties button.

Gerber File Export


As can be seen in the figure above, there are a number of different parameters that must be set to properly export your design to the Gerber format. In the table below you can see a description for each export option.


Gerber File Parameters


3.Selecting Layers to Export

>> Selected all of the necessary layers, click the right arrow, to add the selection to the Export Layers list.

>> Click on the OK button to save the settings and exit the properties dialog box.

Selected Layers


4.The Export Process

>> Click on the Export button in the export dialog box (as seen in Figure 1).

>> Ultiboard directs you to the Create aperture mapping dialog box,Click on the OK button to finalize the export.

>> Save the exported gerber file. Select a destination folder and click on the Save button to finalize the location of the export.

>> Set the aperture settings and file locations for each layer of the design. 

Aperture Mappings


5.Viewing the Gerber File

>> File >> Open and select a generated Gerber files.

>> Click on the Open button.

Gerber Viewer

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