FAQ
How long have you been making PCB&PCBA?
PS has been making PCBs for more than 26 years. We built our assembly plant and begin assembly business in 2008.
How do I get a quick quote for PCB or PCB assembly?
Please send your files and requirements to us by email sales@pspcb.com. Quote will be sent back as soon as we get through an evaluation.
What documents do you need for production&assembly?
For PCB please provide Gerber data (RS-274-X) or PCB layout files such as Altium file and special requirements if you have. For PCBA please provide the same documents as PCB meanwhile BOM (bill of materials) & CPL (Component Placement List). Besides if you need function test please include the test instruction.
Are my PCB files safe when I submit them to you?
We respect customer's copyright and will never manufacture PCB for someone else with your files unless we receive written NDA agreement & ERP system are running to ensure that.
No PCB file/Gbr file only have the PCB sample can you produce it for me?
Yes we could help you to clone the PCB. Just send the sample PCB to us we could clone the PCB design and work out it.
What is your PCB lead time?
Small batch: 1-2 layers: 5 to 7 working days (quick-turn in 24 hours) 4-8 layers: 7-10 working days (quick-turn within 1 week) Mass production: 1-2 layers: 7 to 15 working days 4-8 layers: 10 to 18 working days The lead time is depends on your final confirmed quantity.
How does PS mount my boards?
Your PCBs will go through the surface mounting and through-hole soldering(if necessary). In more detail surface mounting in a reflow oven through-hole soldering in wave soldering equipment they are sometimes mixed depending on For your parts selections in some cases we'll also conduct selective wave soldering.
Do you offer lead-free assembly?
Of course we provide RoHS lead-free assembly.
What is the maximum and minimum size of components PS accepts?
No limit for the max size and for min one our capacity can reach down to 01005.
What if I find issues or get defective boards?
Please tell us your issues in detail pictures and testing information will help we'll come up with flexible solutions to the issues ASAP including repairing or remaking.
How does PS ship the goods?
By air sea or train even feasible combined shipment methods prototype assembly or PCB samples will be ship by DHL/TNT/UPS/FedEX.
What is the lead time of PCB assembly?
It depends on quantity the complexity of the board the purchasing cycle of components it will be made clear in the quote. For prototype assembly it can be delivered as quick as 3 days.
Can you source parts for me even if no assembly need?
Absolutely please provide us with your BOM or a list we will analysis source make classified packaging attached with lables then send them to you.
Do you assemble BGA? Any special requirement on this?
Yes we are able to assemble for BGA as fine as 0.25mm pitch.
How do you deal with the excessive parts?
We can package together and send to you or leave them for the next assembly or your any other ideas.
How do you quote the price of PCBA service?
We will include PCB manufacturing costs engineering fees fixture & stencil costs component costs assembly fees shipping charges or other charges you can clearly get the details in the quote.
Do you offer PCB testing?
Of course boards will go through the default circuit testing also function testing or more testing as required.
Do you have MOQ for assembly?
No even 1 piece.
Do you supply stencil?
Yes we accept stencil commission which will be shipped together if needed.