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by gen3eng
11 Nov 2016, 14:21
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: Trace width
Replies: 3
Views: 3433

Re: Trace width

This is my favorite free calculator. It uses the latest IPC-2152 standard for multilayer board (takes adjacent plane layers into account). It has lots of other related calculators as well.

https://www.saturnpcb.com/pcb_toolkit.htm
by gen3eng
21 Oct 2016, 14:50
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: Title Block Editor improvements
Replies: 17
Views: 11414

Re: Title Block Editor improvements

+1 Agreed!
by gen3eng
20 Jun 2016, 17:15
Forum: Shared 3D models
Topic: 3D CAD software recommendations?
Replies: 13
Views: 23827

Re: 3D CAD software recommendations?

I have been using this as a viewer, it seems to be pretty good and the price is right...

http://www.freecadweb.org/
by gen3eng
31 Aug 2015, 13:29
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: More individual Colors for Components
Replies: 2
Views: 4115

Re: More individual Colors for Components

It would be great to be able to change the color of the lines and shapes used in the Component editor. With other CAD systems I have been able to use different colors to identify the component type (connector, IC, discrete, etc.).
by gen3eng
20 Aug 2015, 13:12
Forum: DipTrace PCB Layout
Topic: A PCB Layout puzzle for the experts
Replies: 7
Views: 4661

Re: A PCB Layout puzzle for the experts

I am a noob with Diptrace, so I am not sure of the exact process, but in concept: Make separate symbol for the capacitor. The board has two components, the connector and the "capacitor". You want these two components connected in the schematic so you can get a valid netlist. Make a custom schematic ...
by gen3eng
19 Aug 2015, 16:12
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: DipTrace 2.9 beta with differential pairs
Replies: 40
Views: 57876

Re: DipTrace 2.9 beta with differential pairs

The next version will be 3.0. The price for commercial Extended, Full and probably Standard Editions will be raised a bit due to high-speed capabilities. If you ordered/upgraded 1.x or 2.x before May 1, 2015 - upgrade will cost 25% of the full price, after May 1, 2015 - the uprade will be free. So ...
by gen3eng
28 Jul 2015, 13:29
Forum: DipTrace News and Events
Topic: Next update with new features ?
Replies: 29
Views: 56861

Re: Next update with new features ?

Alex wrote:We are testing the beta version. It will be released in two weeks.
I have been eagerly waiting for this announcement! Can't wait to see the new version!
by gen3eng
12 May 2015, 16:24
Forum: Feature requests
Topic: User configurable shortcut keys
Replies: 7
Views: 9142

Re: User configurable shortcut keys

DerekG wrote:Let's hope that this next version narrows the gap between DipTrace & Altium.
If they pull off ODB++ and differential pair support, then all I can say is:
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