Export Eagle Libraries With SnapEDA
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Export Eagle Libraries With SnapEDA

Although the new Eagle subscription model by Autodesk will bring much-needed features to the software, many users after the announcement had decided to move their work to other alternatives, such as KiCad, Altium, Cadence, etc. One of the challenges was to convert the libraries made...

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EAGLE Is Now Released By Autodesk
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EAGLE Is Now Released By Autodesk

After acquiring CadSoft in June 2016, Autodesk released a new version of EAGLE with new features that improve program functions and a new pricing plan. The new version of Eagle added a modular design blocks feature to the schematic editor that allows you to quickly replicate...

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Panelizing made easy in Eagle
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Panelizing made easy in Eagle

Sjaak shared a tip for panelizing PCB boards in Eagle: Panelizing is done by machining a slot between two or more boards, but keep them attached by a small amount of PCB material (mousebites). I used to do it by hand: generated all the schematics into multiple sheets and then route...

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Omniblox – Eagle BRD 3D viewer update
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Omniblox – Eagle BRD 3D viewer update

Omniblox, the Eagle .brd 3D viewer we previously covered here has released a new version that uses fonts and corrects rotation issues in silk screens. Code and instructions available on github. Omniblox – Eagle BRD 3D viewer update -...

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Comparing the Top 5 PCB CAD Programs
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Comparing the Top 5 PCB CAD Programs

sfcircuits.com compares the top 5 PCB CAD Programs, DipTrace, Eagle, Altium, Pads and Orcad: There are several programs available that range from simple and intuitive to highly sophisticated. They range from free or inexpensive to high-end/premium. They come feature-less or...

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Eagle 7.6.2 – First Beta Release After Autodesk’s Acquisition of Cadsoft
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Eagle 7.6.2 – First Beta Release After Autodesk’s Acquisition of Cadsoft

It has been one month since the Autodesk’s acquisition of Cadsoft. After the acquisition, they redesigned the website and changed the domain name from cadsoftusa.com to cadsoft.io. It seems that Autodesk is going very fast toward sharing with community what they intend to do with...

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How to Create Inverted Silkscreen in Cadsoft Eagle
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How to Create Inverted Silkscreen in Cadsoft Eagle

If you’re one of EAGLE CAD fans, and you were wondering how some boards like Arduino boards have what's called a negative silkscreen, hollow rectangles or shapes by text or logo, then you will learn how to do it with Ishaan’s video tutorial. Ishaan used a ULP called...

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Omniblox – Eagle BRD 3D viewer
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Omniblox – Eagle BRD 3D viewer

Omniblox is a very good 3D Eagle .brd 3D viewer created by Benjamin D. Richards and David ten Have, but some script knowledge is needed to use it. Looking to render printed circuit boards (PCBs)? Look no further. This script loads and renders them visually using a .brd file created...

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