The quickest way to farm manufactured materials is at the deserted outpost “Dav’s Hope”
Dav’s Hope is an abandoned settlement on Hyades Sector DR-V c2-23 A 5 at 44.8180, -31.3893. An automated alert voice indicates that the cause of the evacuation was a compromise of the mine structure. Around the settlement there are six Settlement Comms Log Uplink points, scanning them gives more background:


You will need:

  • a ship with a decent jump range
  • 2 SRVs – it’s too easy to run out of fuel and have to make a return trip
  • no cargo space – materials don’t take up inventory


Before you depart, if you have any Grade 2-4 materials, its worth trading them down for Grade 1 materials. Keep your G5s.