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24 Jul 2014

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By Sophi and Garrett @ element14.com

The new version of Eagle is on out! The biggest changes coming are a new design feature and an improved autorouter. We are both veterans of Eagle and PCB board design so this blog is intended as both a review and a tutorial of the new features that Eagle v7 brings. Let’s dive right in.

To make the design process more real, we decided to design a circuit from scratch. A simple circuit that Sophi has worked with is one that uses an audio signal to control a hobby servo, which could be used to control an animatronic. It’s a little early for Halloween, but Sophi had used this circuit before and planed on using it again in October. Many thanks to Scary Terry who gave us permission to use his design.

Eagle v7 Beta Review - [Link]

15 Jul 2014

Eagle_v7

by cadsoftusa.com:

The award winning EAGLE is a powerful and flexible PCB design software offering high level functionality of expensive commercial circuit board design software at a fraction of the cost for over 20 years. EAGLE offers the three modules: Schematic-Editor, Layout Editor and Autorouter embedded on one single interface. EAGLE is easy to learn, easy to use and easy to buy. It runs on Linux, Mac and Windows and allows feature enhancement, such as simulation, 3D-visualization, data import and export and self defined commands, through User Language Programs (ULP’s) which are partly integrated in EAGLE and available at the download area.

EAGLE Version 7 is released! - [Link]

6 Jun 2014

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by Michael Dunn:

Mentor Graphics, in conjunction with Digikey, has announced the public beta of their $299 Designer Schematic, joining companies like CadSoft (Eagle), RS (DesignSpark), and DipTrace in offering entry-level software in the triple-, double-, or even single-digit price range. Designer Schematic is a scaled-down version of DX Designer, and features integration with Digikey’s massive part inventory.

Mentor surprises with $299 EDA - [Link]

9 Apr 2014

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by electronicdesign.com:

With Texas Instruments’ WEBENCH Schematic Editor, engineers can customize power-management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment. According to the company, the new feature reduces design and verification time from hours to minutes. The editing and simulation package maintains a library of over 40,000 components. As a result, it’s possible to incorporate multiple mixed output capacitors, filtering, board parasitics, and snubber circuits into WEBENCH power-supply designs. Then those customized power designs can be simulated (using the WEBENCH Power Designer’s Spice simulator) before they’re exported to CAD development platforms like Cadence OrCAD Capture CIS, Mentor Graphics Xpedition xDX Designer, CADSoft EAGLE, and Altium formats (e.g., Altium Designer). The WEBENCH environment consists of online tools such as Designer and Architect that enable end-to-end analog circuit design.

Customize Power-Management Designs With Editing/Simulation Environment - [Link]


7 Nov 2013

Here is a nice series of 3 video tutorials, covering basic functionality of Cadsoft Eagle from Schematic Capture to CAM Export and PCB manufacturing. The 3 parts are:

Check them out!

CadSoft Eagle Tutorials by jeremyblum.com – [Link]

30 Nov 2012

photo credit: angrycamel.com

bobstarr.net has revised the default Eagle libraries to suit his electronics design work and facilitate the work flow. These library files are designed to completely replace the default Eagle library set and are updated frequently.

Cadsoft Eagle replacement Libraries - [Link]

29 Nov 2012

Here is a great list of some Eagle tips on dangerousprototypes.com. Check it out..

Cadsoft Eagle tips and tricks - [Link]

15 Nov 2012

This is a great App that allows you to view .brd and .sch Files from CADSOFT Eagle V6.x and up on your android device. The demo version allows you to view only the demo files and a paid version costs only 0.99 EUR. App works really smooth and it allows you to select your desired layers! A must have app for electronic engineers!

Eagle Viewer for Android! - [Link]

4 Jul 2012

Multilayer PCB

dangerousprototypes.com writes:

Rik shows how to design PCBs with more than two layers  in Cadsoft Eagle. The tutorial covers the basics, as well as some advanced subjects like BGA escape routing. Keep in mind you’ll need a standard or pro version of Eagle, as the free version doesn’t support designs with more then 2 layers. [via]

Designing multilayer PCBs in Cadsoft Eagle - [Link]

9 May 2012

dangerousprototypes.com writes:

Macdweller wrote a step by step tutorial on making Cadsoft Eagle footprints for any Microchip device, like PIC microcontrollers, using the Ultra Librarian app to generate footprints automatically.

Automatically generate Eagle footprints for Microchip parts - [Link]



 
 
 

 

 

 

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