FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Where will my parts be bought from?
All your parts will be purchased from North American Authorized vendors such as Digikey, Mouser, Newark, Avnet, Future etc.
What is the minimum line width and spacing you can handle?
3 mils/3mils
Are you capable of handling Stacked micro-vias?
Yes
What is your minimum order quantity
Our MOQ is 1 piece, however, we prefer to build at least 2 pieces for testing. For turnkey service, our MOQ is 3 pieces.
What soldermask colors you have available?
We can support almost all kinds of soldermask colors. However, our most commonly used colors are Red, Green, Black, Blue, White.
What surface finishes are available?
HASL, L.F HASL, ENIG, Immersion Silver, Immersion Tin, OSP, Soft Wire Bondable Gold, Hard Gold.
What is the minimum size of hole you can produce?
Mechanical: 6 mils / Laser: 2 mils
What is your minimum SMT pitch?
5 mils.
My board requires Impedance and Stack-up. Do you support these?
At Camptech II Circuits we provide free impedance control calculation and stack-up using the industry-leading field solvers.
I have different types of boards in a panel, can you fabricate such panel?
Yes, we can fabricate multiple types of boards in a panel. However, we would need to review the files before we can give you a confirmation.
Does you offer Peelable Soldermask?
Yes.
Does Camptech II Circuits have ISO certification?
Yes, we are registered to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Please click here to view our certificate.
Does you offer expedited services?
Yes. Usually, 4 days for prototype & 5 days for production quantities.
Are you capable of making flex boards?
Yes.
How long has Camptech II Circuits been in business? And, where are you located?
We have been in business for over 40 years, and our headquarters is located at 81 Bentley Street, Markham, ON L3R 3L1, Canada.
What are your hours of operation?
Business hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (EST).
Is Camptech II Circuits UL approved?
Yes, we are UL approved, and our UL certificate can be viewed at http://camptechii.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Camptech-Circuits-UL-Certificate.pdf
What is NRE?
NRE stands for Non-recurring engineering cost. It is a one-time cost if an order repeats without any changes.
What electrical testing methods do you use?
We use two types of testing methods:

  1. Flying Probe
  2. Test Fixture
Are you capable of manufacturing high RF application boards?
Yes, we have the ability to manufacture high RF application boards.
What are your payment options, and do I place my order once I approve your quote?
We accept credit cards, wire transfers, and checks. After you approve our quote, please send a purchase order or provide payment information and we will start processing your order right away.
Do you accept kitted/consigned PCB assembly and how do I supply my components?
Yes, Camptech II Circuits offers Turnkey, Partial Turnkey, and Kitted/Consigned PCB assembly service. You can ship the parts to our facility in Markham, ON. We would prefer if you can label all the parts with the item # according to BOM and also refer to the quote# when sending the parts.
If I am placing more than one order at the same time, can I kit the components together? How should I kit the parts if I’m submitting multiple orders?
Yes, you can kit components together by labeling each part with the BOM# and Quote#. This allows us to quickly and accurately sort your parts without delaying your order.
Do you X-ray BGAs?
Yes, At Camptech II Circuits we do X-ray inspection for all BGA’s and fine pitch leadless components.
How should I provide special instructions?
You can either send us an email mentioning your special instructions or send us the readme file with your specifications attached to the email.
Do you offer any discounts?
Yes, we do have new promotions every week, please contact one of our sales representative at info@camptechii.com
What types of testing is done on my assembled boards?
a) Visual Inspection
b) AOI Inspection
c) X-Ray inspection (for BGA’s and fine pitch parts)
d) Functional testing (if required by customer)
Do you offer conformal coating services?
Yes, we do offer conformal coating services. For more information, please contact us at
info@camptechii.com
Does you offer IC programming and functional test services?
Yes, we do perform IC programming and functional testing.
For IC programming, we would require the hex file.
For functional testing, we would need the test procedure and the necessary hardware.
Do you offer Box-build assembly services?
Yes, we offer final box-build assembly services. However, we would need to review your files before we provide any solution.
Do you offer metal core PCBs?
Yes, we do offer metal core PCBs with up to 4 layers.
Do you bevel hard gold fingers?
Yes, we are capable of bevelling hard gold fingers.
Is there a charge for panelizing PCBs?
We provide PCB panelization at no cost.
Is Camptech II Circuits capable of making High Density Interconnect PCBs (HDI)?
Yes, we can make HDI PCBs. For more information please visit our PCB Fabrication page.
Can you fabricate PCB? with castellation holes?
Yes, we are capable of providing castellation holes service.
Can you provide scoring (V-groove)?
Yes, we do provide scoring wherever required on bare PCB orders.
What are the factors that determine PCB and PCB assembly pricing?

PCB

PCBA

Board quantity Board quantity
Thickness Double or single side SMT
Number of layers Lead free/Leaded
Copper weight Number of SMT pads
Other HDI features Number of Thru-Holes
Routing  
Impedance control Number of BGA/QFN parts
Does you offer special milling or control depth routing?
Yes, we do provide services like control depth routing and special milling.
What type of laminates do you use in PCB fabrication?
We use a variety of laminates such as FR4, High TG FR4, Rogers, Arlon, Aluminium Base, Polymide, Ceramic, Taconic, Megtron, etc.
What are our payment terms?
For the first order, we would require pre-payment. Payment terms can be extended on approved credit. We also accept credit card payments and wire transfers.