Posted on Jan 24, 2018
The OrCAD® 17.2-2016 Quarterly Incremental Release 5 (QIR5) is now available and adds new functionality to OrCAD 17.2. The latest features will help you to be more efficient in product design by providing customizable workflows and toolbars and enhancing the Interactive 3D canvas. This is in addition to numerous productivity enhancements.
Posted on Jan 10, 2018
Recently, Electronics Products Magazine announced their 42nd Annual Product of the Year award winners, with Cadence Design Systems winning for their Virtuoso® System Design Platform. According to the article, the editors “have chosen [products] they see as the most outstanding.”
Posted on Jan 2, 2018
It’s that time of year again where we here at EMA stop to look at what content our readers found the most helpful. We have covered numerous topics this year from quick tutorials to top 10 lists (and even cheat sheets). As we approach the new year, we wanted to pull together our 10 most popular posts—helping you get 2018 started on the best possible foot with OrCAD.
Posted on Dec 28, 2017
Posted on Nov 21, 2017
This past weekend’s Rochester Mini Maker Faire was full of inspiration. With over 125 makers including hobbyist, craftsman, and start-ups, along with 3600 attendees, the showcase floor was packed with exciting activities around every corner. Highlights from this weekend’s fair included a 19ft by 30ft fire-breathing dragon, an amazing sci-fi world made from millions of toothpicks, robots of all shapes and sizes, and of course EMA’s Create a Schematic hands-on workshop.
Posted on Nov 14, 2017
Posted on Nov 13, 2017
The old ways of managing PCB design data and communicating changes across the organization are no longer sufficient in today’s competitive electronics driven marketplace. Learn how bi-directional interfaces connecting the OrCAD design environment and your PLM system are essential for gaining a competitive edge in our upcoming webinar.
Posted on Nov 9, 2017
Our most recent webinar, Constraint-driven design with OrCAD Capture, provided attendees with an overview of Constraint Manager for OrCAD. It is a new option available directly within the OrCAD Capture interface and can help define and embed constraints at the beginning of the design process—ensuring they will be communicated clearly. In addition to the overview on constraint-driven design, Janine Flagg, one of our senior field applications engineers, provided an in-depth demo on the product and answered any questions attendees may have had.
Posted on Nov 1, 2017
The inclusion differential pairs within a design introduces a wide variety of concerns engineers need to be mindful of if they want them to be reliable. Differential pairs are prone to problems if routing requirements and other guidelines are not followed, therefore it is imperative they are done correctly and design rules are always defined and adhered to. To help you as you navigate these rules and help provide some clarity on the topic, we have created an infographic: The Anatomy of a Differential Pair.
Posted on Oct 19, 2017
In such an innovative and technology driven industry, why are you still defining and communicating constraints outside of your CAD environment? With Constraint Manager for OrCAD you can define and embed constraints initially and know that they will be communicated clearly throughout the design cycle.