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Posted on Jul 11, 2019
During design the only constant is change. See how OrCAD provides real-time revision control and file management to ensure you are always working on the latest and greatest and always have access to your file history when needed.
Posted on Jun 19, 2019
A brief overview of why design for test is important with a focus on what JTAG testing is and when it makes sense to utilize it.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
PCB Part placement is a very important part of the design process as it will drive the success of the entire project. Part Placement effects everything from manufacturing to electrical performance. This episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays will go over how placement can be achieved with a few simple steps as well as how should part placement be decided and what factors need to be considered.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
Automatically generate a report that compares footprints versions placed on the board to the corresponding footprint found in your promoted library- verifying all parts are up to date.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
Reduce errors and save time with approved parts in OrCAD Engineering Data Management. Import schematic symbols, PCB footprints and pad stacks. Once components are approved, parts are promoted and shared with multiple users in a centralized library--which can be associated with one or multiple projects.
Posted on May 24, 2019
Ensuring consistency with multiple engineers for all your designs can be an overwhelming task. With OrCAD Engineering Data Management, you can now include your company’s templates as part of generating a new data-managed project. By including templates in OrCAD Engineering Data Management, you can eliminate the need for design set up and create a standard format for you company’s designs, increasing consistency and productivity throughout your entire design team.
Posted on May 24, 2019
Preparing your design drawing data can be a tedious and time-consuming task, often prone to typos and errors. With OrCAD Engineering Data Management, you can now transfer this pertinent design meta data automatically into the drawing format’s Title block for both your schematic AND PCB designs.
Posted on May 24, 2019
Properly executing the generation of manufacturing data is vital to the success of your board. OrCAD Engineering Data Management makes this process quick and error-free with the new Package for Release feature. Automatically generate all the necessary documents for manufacturing during the check in of your design; ensuring you have all the necessary files needed for manufacturing at the correct revision. Streamline your design and manufacturing process by easily autogenerating the necessary manufacturing files and ensuring the correct revision is sent to production with Package for Release in OrCAD EDM.
Posted on Feb 27, 2019
With all the pressures engineers face to make everything ‘better, faster, cheaper, smaller’ all in less time managing your design data can seem like the least of your concerns. However, data management issues can sink a project just as fast as any design flaw. Effectively managing your design data is a critical piece to ensuring overall project success. Get critical design data management tips and best practices learned the hard way so you don’t have to from the experts at EMA and xPLM.

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