New! Share Cart feature now available

Great news! We are excited to announce a new feature in PCB Builder that allows designs to be shared. This feature was in heavy demand from engineers and allows designs to be shared within companies, teams, students and more. This feature works for DKRed and all PCB board houses within PCB Builder.

Example of the Share Cart page:

To Share a Design

  1. Upload a gerber into PCB Builder and configure as needed including colors, board type, quantity and board provider.

  2. After finishing the parameters, click the “Share” button for the program/board provider.

  3. Review and Accept the Digi-Key User Submission Agreement. If you are not logged into your Digi-Key account, you will be prompted to do so after accepting the agreement and it will return you back to the PCB Builder environment.

  4. You will now be presented with a pop-up with a short URL.

To View a Shared PCB Design

  1. Click the design’s URL. You will be brought to a page with all the saved parameters, quantity, and chosen board house provider.

  2. If the design, quantity, and board specifications are ready to be ordered, click the “Add to Cart” button. You may be prompted to accept the Digi-Key User Submission Agreement again or log in.

  3. If the board specifications or quantity need to be adjusted, click the “Edit PCB” hyperlink to be brought back into the PCB Builder environment.


  • There is no repository of saved URLs. If the URL for the shared design is lost, the user will need to reupload the PCB into PCB Builder. We are planning on providing this feature in the future.

  • You do not need to be logged in to your myDigiKey account to view shared URLs, however, you will be prompted to log in to share a design or add a design to an order.

  • Project Name auto defaults to the zip file name. If wanted, you can customize this field as well as add PCB Notes that will also show up on the Shared Cart page.

  • Share links do not have an expiration date.

  • Pricing is dynamic and will update automatically. Shared URLs do not “freeze” pricing from time of shared link conception.