OrCAD PCB Design & Analysis Suites

OrCAD PCB Design & Analysis Suites provide the industry’s best mix of cutting edge capabilities and tremendous user value. With OrCAD suites you can be assured you have the technology you need to meet today’s toughest design challenges.

All PCB Design Suites Include:

schematic

Industry Standard OrCAD
Schematic Capture

pcbdesign

Cadence PCB Editor with
Real-Time Design

manufacturing1

Manufacturing Outputs with
Integrated DFM Checking

support

Local Support and
Product Updates

Select License Term

Standard

Complete Front to Back

PCB Design Flow

$1300/yr

Professional

*Most Popular*

Advanced PCB Design for

First Pass Success

$2,300 / yr

All Standard Benefits, plus:

Standard

Complete Front to Back

PCB Design Flow

$2,630

Professional

*Most Popular*

Advanced PCB Design for

First Pass Success

$7,040

All Standard Benefits, plus:

Compare PCB Design Suites

Schematic Entry and Libraries
OrCAD Capture Schematic Entry
Hierarchical and Multi-Sheet Schematics
Snap Functions and Grids
Block Diagram Support
Schematic Symbol Editor
Starter Library with Integrated Cloud Library of Millions of Symbols, Footprints and 3D Models and Custom Library Creation
Comprehensive Project Hierarchy
Rule Definition and Management with Real-Time Design Rule Checking
Open Design Framework
Integrated Spice and SI Simulation
Automated Design Cache
Customizable Component Properties and Bill of Material (BOM) Creation
Graphical Design Compare
Automated Annotation/Back Annotation and Ref Des Assignment
Intelligent PDF Output of Schematic
Built-in Translators (Altium, Mentor, Eagle, more)
PCB Layout Creation and Automatic Netlist Generation within your Schematic
Advanced PCB Layout and Routing
Real-Time Design Synchronization
Cross Probing and Cross Placement of Components Between Schematic and PCB
Automated Intelligent Component Placement Using Quick Place
Component Footprint and Padstack Wizard and Editor
SKILL (programming language, runtime, macro and scripting support)
Cross Section Support and Editor with Unlimited Layers
Splitplane Support
Dynamic Shapes and Pad Suppression with Real-Time Plowing and Healing
Extended Net (XNET) Creation and Rules
Differential Pair Support
Automatically Route Nets by Pick
Interactive and Advanced Routing
Stacked Via Edit and Move
Blind and Buried Via Support
Intelligent PDF Output from Board Design
Import/Export of Cross Section, Colors, Design Rules and Parameters
Autorouting
Interactive Delay Tuning
Dynamic Heads-up Display for Critical Nets
Group Route Via Pattern and Via Array/Shielding
Segment Over Void Detection
Placement Replication
Rule-Based Design
Constraint Manager
Physical and Spacing Rules
Via-in-Pad and Pad Entry/Exit rules
Differential Pair Rules
DFx Rules and Checks
Real-time Active Design Rule Checks (DRC)
Constraint Manager Analysis Mode
Electrical Rules
Layer Set and Matched Group Rules
Propagation Delay Rules
Pin Delay Inclusion and Z-Axis Delay Support
Region-Based Rules
Differential Pairs
Definition of Differential Pairs in Either the Schematic or PCB
Differential Pair Routing
Differential Pair Rules
Dynamic Differential Pair Phase Control Rules
Dynamic Heads-Up Display During Routing
Pin Delay and Z-axis Delay
Automated Rigid Flex Design
Hug Contour Routing
Region-Based Rules
Inter-Layer Checks
Multi-Cross Section and Zone Table Chart Support
Dynamic Zones with Cross Hatch and Solid Planes
3D ECAD/MCAD Co-Design
3D Visualization with Collision Detection
Interactive 2D/3D Cross Probing and Cross Placement
3D Bending (FLEX)
MCAD/ECAD Incremental Design Data Exchange (EDMD)
Mechanical CAD Interface
In-Design Simulation and Analysis
Transient, DC, AC, Bias Point PSpice Analysis
PSpice Modeling Applications
Digital and Basic Analog Device Libraries
Waveform Analysis
IBIS Model Support
Pre-Layout Signal Integrity Analysis
Post-Layout Signal Integrity Analysis
Real-Time Impedance and Coupling Analysis
Placement Density Analysis
Real-Time Electrically Aware Placement Vision to Optimize PCB Layout
Real-Time Visual Routing Trace Optimization and Identification of Common Traces Issues
Manufacturing, Assembly, and Testing Support
Output Formats: Gerber 274x, NC Drill, NC Route, IPC-2581, ODB++, IPC-D-356 Netlist
PCB DesignTrue DFM Wizard and DFM Partner Portal Access
Embed Assembly Notes and IPC-2581 Specs Within PCB
2D Drafting and Dimensioning
Automatic Silkscreen Generation
Variant Assembly Drawing
PCB Panelization
Dynamic Shaped-Based Fillet Support and Line Fattening
Backdrilling
DFT: Automatic Test Prep, Test Point Rules

All PSpice Suites Include:

simulation (1)

Extensive Simulation
Model Library

mult-simulation

Multiple Simulation Types for
Advanced Mixed Signal Simulation

analysis

Comprehensive Waveform
Analysis & Reporting

support

Local Support
& Product Updates

Select License Term

PSpice Designer

The Gold Standard in
PCB Simulation and Analysis

$2,400 / yr

PSpice Designer Plus

*Most Popular*

Advanced Simulation for Improving Reliability,
Predictability, Yield, and Cost

$4,800 / yr

All PSpice Designer Benefits, plus:

PSpice Designer

The Gold Standard in
PCB Simulation and Analysis

$7,500

PSpice Designer Plus

*Most Popular*

Advanced Simulation for Improving Reliability,
Predictability, Yield, and Cost

$14,400

All PSpice Designer Benefits, plus: