Allegro is PCB design software by Cadence.

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how to convert files from Cadence to Eagle CAD?

Is there any free software that can convert Cadence files(.dsn, .opj, .brd) into Eagle CAD files (.brd, .sch)?
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How to Convert board files from Mentor Expedition to Cadence Allegro

I have a board file that was created using Mentor Expedition. I need to convert it to Cadence Allegro version to be able to edit it and make changes. Following are the versions of the mentor and ...
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Where is Cadence's Allegro Design Entry HDL 16.5 Snap o Grid Option?

I am looking for the snap to grid option? Any idea how to enable it? I did try looking on Cadence forums and documentations, but I did not find anything. Also any idea how I can move ...
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H-bridge output filtering

I'm driving A4952 motor driver with about 25khz PWM signal, with a simple coil connected as a load between OUT1 and OUT2. VBB is variable, testing with 15V but changing it doesn't alter the results. ...
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Programmatically generate padstacks for Cadence Allegro

I am laying out a complex board, with many components. One of the steps is to create padstacks for the footprints of each component. It turns out I have (nearly only) two types of padstacks to ...
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PCB footprint of Xilinx Kintex 7 FPGA [closed]

I am laying out a board with a Xilinx Kintex 7 FPGA (serial number XC7K70TFBG676). The first step is to create a footprint of the FPGA for my layout tool, the Cadence Allegro PCB Editor. Does Xilinx ...
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Why does the data sheet for A1362 have conflicting procedure to program sensitivity?

This data sheet shows two different ways to program the sensitivity of the A1362 on pg. 18 2nd paragraph under "Hold Mode" says "Powering the VCC supply automatically causes the device to enter the ...
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First time PCB layout recommendations [closed]

I have been assigned the task of laying out an A4-sized 10-layer PCB board using Allegro. Someone else is doing the schematics, which I will receive soon (all I know now is that the board contains an ...
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What is the proper way to set the offset and sensitivity parameters for Allegro A1362 so MSP430 properly digitizes them?

What is the proper way to set the offset and sensitivity parameters for Allegro A1362 Programmable Linear Hall Effect Sensor so that TI MSP430 5528 properly digitizes them? Using observed values of ...
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Library of footprints for Cadence Allegro / PCB Editor

I keep having to design my own footprints for Cadence Allegro / PCB Editor even for standard parts. There are lots of libraries for schematic capture symbols but I am having trouble finding ...
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Allegro: plotted artwork only has hatched pads

I am trying to find my way around Cadence Allegro. My aim is to make a PDF file with the copper mask. I made a schematic with capture, created a PCB layout with Allegro PCB Designer and created ...