Why would you not go for a solid copper filled via than a plated via?

Last week I send my PCB to the supplier for making trial samples and batch manufacturing. After their checking, they asked us whether choose solid copper filled via or a plated via. No idea to decide.

A solid, copper (not solder-filled) via is going to cost you a lot more money. Because it adds processes. Unless a via has too large a resistance.

Solder filling will improve resistance to some extent.

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Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.
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Oliver Smith

Oliver is an experienced electronics engineer skilled in PCB design, analog circuits, embedded systems, and prototyping. His deep knowledge spans schematic capture, firmware coding, simulation, layout, testing, and troubleshooting. Oliver excels at taking projects from concept to mass production using his electrical design talents and mechanical aptitude.

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