Mark,
Another trick would be to mate ribbon cable to two boards.  There are some
exotic high speed cables available out there.

Mike Reagan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of John M. Cardone
> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 3:32 PM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] need a work around for the 100 sq in restriction
>
>
> Mark,
> Most fabricators work to a max of 24" by 32" for printed flex cable. You
> can pull some tricks within that frame to increase the maximum length
> through folding. If you're using a roll formed type collated flex to get
> your length then I would suggest building separate pwbs within protel
> (with a common part to definr the interface) and then marry the gerbers
> in a viewer.
> jmc
>
>
> Mark E Witherite wrote:
> >
> > Hi Everyone
> > I've been assigned to design a simple flex circuit. The problem
> is it will
> > be 110 X 3.75 inches long. Is there a way to work around the
> > 100 X 100 inch maximum work area? Any suggestions would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> > Cheers
> >
> > Mark Witherite
> > Sr Research Technologist
> > Astronomy & Astrophysics
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