Posted on Jun 9, 2017
The newest incremental OrCAD release (17.2 2016 QIR3) is available now. In our effort to constantly be raising the bar, there are many new and exciting features now available including, but not limited to 3D Canvas enhancements in OrCAD PCB Editor....
Posted on Jun 7, 2017
This week’s Working with OrCAD video, Cross Section, will discuss how OrCAD can help you review design specs and determine physical requirements (i.e. controlled impedance high voltage nets, high amperage nets, etc.) to help you work more...
Posted on Jun 2, 2017
“Throw it over the wall” has traditionally been the mindset when dealing with updates and changes between the ECAD and MCAD domains. As a result of this strategy, updates and synchronization points tend to be infrequent. When issues are found,...
Posted on May 31, 2017
This week’s Working with OrCAD video, Placement, will explain OrCAD app modes, as well as different methods you can use to place parts.
Posted on May 26, 2017
Have you ever stopped to calculate how much time your team spends on building and maintaining CAD libraries?
Posted on May 24, 2017
This week’s Working with OrCAD video, Netlist In, will show you how to quickly and effectively get schematic information, including parts and nets, into your design.
Posted on May 19, 2017
PCB Clustering for OrCAD provides the tools necessary for you to place components quicker, inevitably speeding up the design process by automating tasks that have traditionally been done manually. In a previous post PCB Clustering for OrCAD:...
Posted on May 18, 2017
This week’s Working with OrCAD video, Symbol Creation, will showcase multiple ways to create a symbol and how the use of symbol templates can help save time. It also provides a brief overview on symbol editing and how to easily update symbols.
Posted on May 16, 2017
Freeware is great and can be a wonderful way to help expand the use of simulation and provide a great learning ground for users. However, when you are using simulation results to verify design performance, reliability, and quality for commercial...
Posted on May 10, 2017
Moving a design from concept to a completed board is an involved process—especially when the design is outsourced—there are many opportunities for problems to arise. In order to mitigate potential issues, effective communication with your design...