4 layer PCBs (w/power & ground planes) - step-by-step??

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4 layer PCBs (w/power & ground planes) - step-by-step??

#1 Post by Dave92F1 » 19 Sep 2019, 11:45

Is there a tutorial somewhere on setting up a 4 layer PCB with inner power and ground planes, and signal traces routed on the top and bottom?

I've tried to do it without success. Will the autorouter insert vias, etc. as needed to connect nets to the power and ground planes?

I can get 2-layer boards working fine, but a step-by-step guide to 4 layer boards would be really helpful.

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Re: 4 layer PCBs (w/power & ground planes) - step-by-step??

#2 Post by Tomg » 19 Sep 2019, 13:16

In the main menu of the PCB Layout editor try Help > DipTrace Tutorial > Bookmarks > Designing a PCB > Working with Layers.
Tom

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