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Posted on Jul 3, 2019
This tutorial will show you how to flex your design, measure paths in the x, y, and z directions, and perform collision detection in real-time directly within OrCAD PCB Designer Professional.
Posted on Jul 3, 2019
There are many different ways to route a board, based on the constraints available in your PCB software. While we know routing is subjective, this episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will review three main concepts which should be implemented to route for best electrical performance.
Posted on Jun 19, 2019
This step-by-step tutorial walks through how to use and configure the Design for Assembly constraints included in OrCAD PCB Designer Professional, to ensure your board can be efficiently assembled.
Posted on Jun 19, 2019
This step-by-step tutorial shows how to use and configure the Design for Fabrication constraints included in OrCAD PCB Designer Professional, to ensure your board can be efficiently manufactured.
Posted on Jun 19, 2019
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will review what coupling is and what you can do to combat crosstalk caused by undesirable coupling.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
Design Rule Checks are usually performed to identify and resolve any features that may be troublesome for your design, including signal quality and manufacturing issues. Easily find route-quality issues during the routing process with Real-Time Routing Analysis in OrCAD PCB Designer Professional. This tutorial will show you how to use the user-configurable checks to find and resolve issues in your design in real-time, improving performance and optimizing your design.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
You learned about impedance in school, but how does it relate to PCB design? This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss impedance and how to implement controlled impedance in your designs.
Posted on Jun 10, 2019
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss Via Selection. This video will cover: - What is a via - The types of vias, what they are typically used for, and cost considerations - Why it's important to define via requirements at the beginning of your design.
Posted on Jun 5, 2019
In this webinar, you'll learn: Why your stackup is critical to overall design success Key elements that comprise PCB board stack-ups (power planes, balance, flex / rigid-flex, etc) Material selection tips and guidelines Considerations for determining the optimal layer count Determining impedance targets and how your stack-up affects your ability to meet your impedance goals How to leverage your stackup to ensure design accuracy and good signal quality with your CAD system An overview of embedding components and the costs/benefits
Posted on Apr 22, 2019
This tutorial will show you how easy it is to simulate and view impedance and coupling issues in your traces with no additional steps or modeling by utilizing the included workflow manager.

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