This walk-through introduces OrCAD PSpice Designer, version 17.4. After you complete this topic, you will be able to:
To follow along, download the design files included in the Materials tab above.
Step 1: Select Windows Start > Cadence PCB 17.4-2019 > Capture CIS 17.4.
Step 2: Select an OrCAD suite that contains PSpice.
Note: The OrCAD Start Page is opened. The right of the Start page shows the latest version of the OrCAD available as well as the version downloaded and installed on the current machine. New articles are posted by Cadence and below that you can see your channel partner along with contact information. Below the Start Menu there are tabs for the following:
Step 3: Select the New Project button in the start page.
Step 4: Assign a name and browse to the location to save.
Step 5: Select Enable PSpice Simulation and click OK.
Note: Try not to use any spaces in your project name or project directory as the tool runs best this way.
Step 6: Select Create a blank project and click OK.
Note: This will begin your design with a blank schematic. The following PSpice controls verify you are working within PSpice:
The following are additional resources included in the tool: