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I may be wrong but I thought that Eagle light was not supposed to be used for manufacturing/production?!?
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I only do small production of 100 or so and don't know yet how to panelize with EAGLE. What quantity do you consider production? I don't really know if EAGLE is used in larger productions but I suspect it's true.
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The Eagle Freeware page describes the limitations:

http://cadsoft.de/freeware.htm

Basically, if you make money from your Eagle design then you have to pay for Eagle.

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Easy solution is to switch to Kicad, free and unlimited.
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I may be wrong but I thought that Eagle light was not supposed to be used for manufacturing/production?!?
EAGLE "freeware" is not supposed to be used for for-profit purposes.  If you're going to sell PCBs, you should pony up the whopping $49 to get the "lite" version that has the same limitations without the non-profit restriction.  It is possible to get well into "manufacturing/production" without being "for-profit" (for instance, in an educational setting), but $50 is cheap moral insurance...

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Easy solution is to switch to Kicad, free and unlimited.
I doubt your definitions of both "Easy" and "unlimited"... :-(
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