Bay Area Circuits Releases InstantDFM; A Free, On Demand Solution for DFM Reporting

InstantDFM delivers a web-based Design for Manufacturability (DFM) tool enabling PCB designers everywhere the ability to upload Gerber files and receive real-time DFM results.

Silicon Valley, CA, April 4, 2014 – Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quick-turn printed circuit boards (PCBs), today announced the release of a new DFM tool named InstantDFM. This first-of-its-kind, fully automated, web-based tool enables printed circuit board (PCB) designers all over the world with the ability to upload their Gerber files and immediately receive a Design for Manufacturability (DFM) report.

InstantDFM checks process-critical parameters, providing detailed design feedback enabling users to resolve any issues prior to submitting their design for manufacturing. Users are able to view a DFM report in real-time from within the web interface and can download the full report in PDF format. Once satisfied with their design, users are able to easily transition to a quote and order process if desired.

“While there are many ways for a designer to get a DFM report we’re proud to be the first to launch a completely free, web-based DFM report tool,” said Stephen Garcia, President of Bay Area Circuits. “InstantDFM provides designers with a simple solution to get immediate feedback during the design process which will allow them to correct any errors and ultimately save them time.”

InstantDFM is available today at To commemorate the launch of InstantDFM, Bay Area Circuits is offering a 10% discount on all purchases made in its online store ( until May 31st, 2014, using the discount code: INSTANTDFM. To learn more about the companies’ services, quick turn manufacturing capabilities and additional designer tools including PCB Creator, PCB Array Calculator and DXF to Gerber Conversion Guide visit

About Bay Area Circuits Inc.

Founded in 1975 by the late Lawrence Nobriga, Bay Area Circuits has been serving the PCB manufacturing needs of high-tech electronics manufacturers, contract assemblers and design engineers for nearly 40 years. A focus on quick-turn prototyping and production leveraging innovative and high quality designs has made Bay Area Circuits the manufacturer of choice for customers around the world.

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