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by rustygutter
18 Oct 2018, 16:47
Forum: DipTrace Schematic Capture
Topic: replacing properties of identical parts?
Replies: 1
Views: 3198

replacing properties of identical parts?

This has probably been answered before, but I could not find anything that exactly matched my situation (which I realize may mean a bad search on my part since this would seem to be a common issue?). Let me start by saying all parts in my schematic have a custom (manufacturer-specific, not supplier-...
by rustygutter
16 Aug 2018, 09:57
Forum: Basic Schematic and PCB Design
Topic: Best way to neck down and branch a wide trace?
Replies: 1
Views: 3275

Best way to neck down and branch a wide trace?

I’m trying to duplicate the functionality shown in the attached photo. I have a wide trace that needs to split just before connecting to the outer two pins of a TO-220 device. And the wide trace needs to avoid overlapping the middle pin. PCB Layout.png By bumbling around (yes, I am new at this), I c...
by rustygutter
16 Aug 2018, 09:31
Forum: Basic Schematic and PCB Design
Topic: Clearance for traces penetrated by through-holes
Replies: 0
Views: 2520

Clearance for traces penetrated by through-holes

I’m working on my first board. It’s 4 layers, populate by both SMD components and numerous through-hole components. My intention was to use the inner layers for higher-power, wider traces. Because space is tight and I’m having to jam components as close together as possible, I hoped that putting wid...
by rustygutter
13 Jul 2018, 11:04
Forum: DipTrace Schematic Capture
Topic: No "PORT8" component?
Replies: 1
Views: 1664

No "PORT8" component?

Total newbie here, still going through the tutorial. In section 5.1.2 "Net Ports" of the tutorial, I am instructed to find and place the PORT8 component from the Net Ports library. But there is no "PORT8" in the Net Ports library on my computer!? Is this a component I should have manually created ea...