Release Notes

ExpressPCB Version 7.5.0 – December 2016

  • Production 10 day build option is now 5 day build.
  • Promotion Code option is now available in the order process.

ExpressPCB Version 7.4.1 – July 2016

  • Updated Order Process back end systems.
  • Added example images to Service Selection to distinguish services with or without solder mask.

ExpressPCB Version 7.4 – June 2016

  • Added new technology for placing orders to ExpressPCB Servers.
    • Extra security over internet. Not only is the file encrypted by ExpressPCB as it always has been but the transmission is encrypted again via SSL.
    • Removes Firewall/Network Security barrier with FTP Port 21
    • Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10.

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.6 – June 2016

  • Added new Pricing Update Option on Update Pricing File screen. The new method is more flexible for accessing ExpressPCB servers and should fix errors updating the Pricing File.

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.5 – February 2016

  • Added Ground Shipping as a shipping option
  • ProtoPro no longer requires .010 inch clearance from edge of board
  • Added Link to Online Community Library in the Component Menu

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.4 – October 2015

  • Fixed Semiconductor-LED shematic component – pin numbers were reversed
  • Added pricing file and order error help link to Help menu
  • ExpressSCH- Added customer support link to ExpressSCH Help Menu

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.3 – September 2015

  • Added option to re-enable “Filled Plane Info” dialog box
  • Updated “Filled Plane Info” dialog box content
  • Right Click Menu on Filled Plane Identifies Object as Filled Plane
  • Fixed board quantity resetting to 2 when clicking “back” during quote or order process

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.2 – September 2015

  • Added option to disable Splash Screen
  • Renable Splash Screen in View~Options~Misc

ExpressPCB Version 7.3.1 – September 2015

  • New Splash Screen for release updates and important information
  • Fixed Component Footprints. Power and ground pads were inverted.
    • Diode – Zener 1 watt (lead spacing 0.4 inch, hole 0.040)
    • Diode – Zener 0.5 watt (lead spacing 0.3 inch, hole 0.029)
    • Diode – DO-201 (lead spacing 0.65 inch, hole 0.079)
    • Diode – DO-41 (lead spacing 0.4 inch, hole 0.040)
    • Diode – DO-35 (lead spacing 0.3 inch, hole 0.029)
    • Diode – DO-27 (lead spacing 0.65 inch, hole 0.079)
    • Diode – 1N5407 (DigiKey 1N5407CT-ND)
    • Diode – 1N4007 (DigiKey 1N4007CT-ND)
    • Diode – 1N4148 (DigiKey 1N4148CT-ND)

ExpressPCB Version 7.3 – August 2015

  • Order quantity functionality
    • No longer restricted to even quantities.
    • Removed scroll for quantity increase and decrease.
  • Rectangle and Filled Plane Dialog Box
    • Dialog Box explaining difference between Rectangle and Filled Plane appears when selecting either tool.
  • Section 1 of EULA updated.
  • Added ExpressPCB and Support website links to Help Menu.

ExpressPCB Version 7.2 – July 2015

  • Updated Components in Layout Component Library. Power and ground pads were inverted.
    • Semiconductor – TO-92.
    • LED – T 1
      LED – T 1.75
    • Diode – Zener 1 watt (lead spacing 0.4 inch, hole 0.040)
    • Diode – Zener 0.5 watt (lead spacing 0.3 inch, hole 0.029)
    • Diode – DO-201 (lead spacing 0.65 inch, hole 0.079)
    • Diode – DO-41 (lead spacing 0.4 inch, hole 0.040)
    • Diode – DO-35 (lead spacing 0.3 inch, hole 0.029)
    • Diode – DO-27 (lead spacing 0.65 inch, hole 0.079)
    • Diode – 1N5407 (DigiKey 1N5407CT-ND)
    • Diode – 1N4007 (DigiKey 1N4007CT-ND)
    • Diode – 1N4148 (DigiKey 1N4148CT-ND)

ExpressPCB Version 7.1 – May 2015

  • Removed requirement for California sales tax during order process.