RJ45 Keepout area

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KevinA
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RJ45 Keepout area

#1 Post by KevinA » 03 Jan 2020, 11:39

I needed a RJ45 Vertical connector and found a 85511-5001 Molex that would work, in the DT library under Con Jack I found 42410-8312 which matched the holes so I modified the silk screen to match the 85511-5001 Molex
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Molex has the area under the connector as Keep Out, all of it, to me that means no traces on the connector side of the PCB. That is a lot of PCB wasted! Anyone dealt with this before? This is not a high plug in design, once it's plugged in that is it.

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