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Eagle create custom size SMD pad for new library part

I am working on new Eagle part in custom library on page 7 of its datasheet there are visible dimension of IC: The part is SMD and how I create custom pad sizes ...
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Broadcom component library for Eagle circuit design software?

I can not find any broadcom components in Eagle, can some be download to be imported?
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LF347N IC Eagle [duplicate]

I am using LF347N IC for a project. The problem is that I cannot see the V+ and V- pins(4 and 11) respectively in my schematic or the board layout. As a result, I cannot power up the IC. Please help.
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How to do a global search in Eagle

I received an 8-page schematic from someone else, and I'm trying to make sense of it all. So I see a net coming out of a chip, and want to know where it goes. I tried the Tools->Search command. It ...
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How to create isolation slots/gaps in eagle CAD

I'm new to PCB, how to create isolation slots or air gaps in PCB using eagle CAD. Thanks
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Change only one side the roundness in SMD

I'm doing my own component in Eagle for a PCB design. This is the footprint that the manufacturer gives: But I have a problem with the SMD roundness when I try to draw the SMD footprint at the ...
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How to rotate part in Eagle (schematic view) using hotkeys only?

I'm fairly new to eagle. So far i was unable to figure out how to rotate a part in the schematic editor using keyboard shortcuts only. I'm using 7.5.0 on Linux
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Eagle Cad: How to get copper on both layers for a pin header

I am making a PCB for prototyping, I need solder pads for a male header on the top and bottom layers. In my previous PCB, I had SMD's and pin header pads on the top layer, Its always better to solder ...
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add library gone missing?

I am trying to start a new project and the entire library seems to have been deleted or something. When I select ADD, I get empty page. It was working fine last week and the only change to my ...
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Unable to find connector in eagle library

I am designing a PCB in Cadsoft Eagle. I need to connect these type of connectors with 10pin. I searched a little bit on google and found out that these are Molex ...
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Angles and measurement - PCB design help

I have started doing PCB design from last month and very new to this. I have done tiny bits on eagle cad and Altium cad but still learning things everyday. Now I got a challenging board to do. Though ...
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Eagle PCB design: wire names for multiple power/gnd pins

I am working on a schematic using Eagle (free version, v7.5) for a part that has multiple VCC/VBAT pins with each pin requiring a decoupling capacitor. Currently, my schematic looks like the one ...
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Duplicate Eagle part (package) in same libraray

How do I duplicate a package in my Eagle library (without grouping, and copying and pasting the contents or opening up the XML of the library in a text editor)? I know I can copy between libraries, ...
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Please review my board design

This is a follow up to my question from yesterday about my schematic Please review my RGB Controller I've fixed the incorrect DC jack component that was present in my previous question, along with ...
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Please review my RGB Controller

First off, I just want to say that I'm still pretty new to PCB and schematics design, and electronics in general, so any suggestions on improvement are much appreciated! I'm creating a basic circuit ...
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Can someone help to find / create / add a device in Eagle Library?

I want to use FSL176MRT a integrated Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) controller and SenseFET IC in my SMPS's PCB design in EAGLE. It is not available in any library. Its a 6 lead TO-220 package device ...
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PCB house raising through hole pad error

A fab house is raising a strange error on through hole pad connections. In the top layer all connections are made but they are saying the bottom layer is left unconnected. Its a breakout board for a ...
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where i can find allwinner library for eagle

I work in a project using Allwinner a10 CPU and eagle software i did't find the library I already tried to searched in google and github many time for Allwinner a10 library for eagle software but I ...
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How can I mirror a group of components and wires across a line in eagle, without having it switch board sides?

I want to design a board that is symmetrical - I have designed the left side, and now I want to copy the components and wires to the right side such that it is "mirrored" across the center line - what ...
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Eagle CAD license board limitation: area or edges?

I am deciding on which license to get for the currnt Eagle Cad 7.x (December 2015). There are a few options to consider regarding the PCB size limitations: Standard: 160mmx100mm routing area Pro: ...
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Can't use custom library in Eagle

I have created a library in Eagle 7.5.0, then I copied it in the folder where Eagle keeps its libraries but and I can't use it. When I try to add new component the library is not among the available ...
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Eagle: PCB layers stack-up and impedance

I had a PCB board with 8 layers to be fabricated. I have used an opensource deign modified it a bit and want to get them fabricated. The PCB company asked me to provide layer stack and impedance ...
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Eagle and vias - board layout

I will start out by saying that I'm an electronics hobbyist and I'm currently in the process of laying out my first 4 layer board in eagle. Now all of the PCB manufacturers I've looked at either don't ...
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Eagle PCB layout silkscreen: part names

I have a hierarchical PCB design consisting of several sheets. When I go to lay out the PCB, the part names of all the components have the sheet name they originate from in front of them: i.e. for ...
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DIY Christmas Tree LED Ornament – Adding SMD Switch to power on ATTiny45 and Wiring Tag Connect to Attiny

I have taken the Open Source Christmas Tree Ornament project from Brian Schulteis and put it on GitHub under newmatik/Weihnachtsbaum (please Fork!) with a couple of modifications: Added 20mm cell ...
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Eagle Layout. Via sizes changes when DRU is run

When I run a DRU check I see that the via size changes on the board. I would like to know what part of DRU settings relates to this. Here is the animated gif showing this problem. BEFORE: AFTER: ...
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Eagle-how to change footprint?

I know its basic but google just doesn't give me anything . I have Eagle on a mac, i have a design with a few resistors, i would like to change their footprint to ...
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EAGLE change name of wire label in all similar label

I've some schematics with, for example, a power wire with name VCC. I need to change this name to USB_VCC on all wires which have by name VCC. Since I've a lot of wires with names to change, there is ...
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Eagle - Oval pad

How to make a through hole pad other than circular shape in Eagle? I need an elongated circle / elliptical sort of pad. This is the best I could achieve: This is what I did: 1) Made polygons on ...
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schematic errors in eagle regarding vcc and vdd

Hello somebody there ? Can someone explain to me why VDD is connected to VCC directly ? Call me stupid but this cant be right . I hope I am stupid and to be able to learn something out of this :+1: ...
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Dealing with equivalent pins when routing with eagle

In my CadSoft Eagle Library, I have added a Relay, that I have designed (. While the electromagnet is polarized (incorrect wiring may prevent it from operating) the reed switch is not, and sometimes ...
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How do I change a component name in Eagle?

Looking to change R3 and R4 to R1 and R2. Not sure which button to press on the schematic to edit the values of the different resistors.
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Can eagle autoroute same signal on two layers?

I am trying to construct a PCB in Eagle v7.4.0 Light where some tracks are 220 V tracks. They are in a net class of its own. Question is, can I tell eagle to mark these tracks/ratsnest lines to be ...
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Text inside shape in Eagle

Is it possible to make text inside a shape on the silkscreen layer in Eagle? I'd like a white rectangle with text inside that's the color of the solder mask. (I see this post but not sure if I can do ...
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Replacing a schematic component by a connector

I'm currently designing a pcb in EAGLE (v7.4) for a school project and I've included a potentiometer for gain control. However, I will not be placing the potentiometer directly on the board. I want to ...
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V-cut gerber format

I prepared a panel on Eagle Cad. now I am preparing Gerber files for the production. What device output and file extension do I need to save the v-cut layer?
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How to add holes in package and create elongated plated holes EAGLE

I need to create this package on EAGLE but I've problems with this elongated plated holes on sides. How I can do that?
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Designing castellations/half holes using EAGLE

I wish to use some castellated pads or 'half holes' for board to board connections but I'm having a hard time finding a reference detailing how to specify these in my CAD package of choice (EAGLE). My ...
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Move silkscreen text from component on EAGLE CAD

How can I move a silk text from a component? I cant use the button move to the text and when I click smash nothing happend. I need to move the number 8 inside the board Edit1 I try to smash but ...
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Eagle cad, choosing mm as default

Is there a way to set mili meter as default in Eagle cad? It resets to metric to inches every time I open a board file.
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ALT key in Eagle (Linux)

I am facing an annoying problem while using Eagle in Linux. It is not possible to set the desired position of a component while ALT key is pressed. I hit the ALT key to active the alternate grid and ...
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Missing pad tCream

I've just finished my first component footprint and then I figured out that there is a pad without tCream, which I guess it is generated automatically. What could be went wrong? By the way, does it ...
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Connecting Custom Metric Part in Eagle

I made a custom library for a 1x3 header with 5mm pitch on Cadsoft Eagle. Since I had to make the pins in metric, I'm having an issue now connected to the 0.1 inch grid that the rest of my schematic ...
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Difference between buses and nets

In short, what is the difference between buses and nets? Read some questions that seemed somehow related but still it is not clear for me. Related: How to use Altium Buses? ...
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PCB tracing - Ground plane and Power plane?

Is it generally a bad idea, in simple or moderately heavy circuits, having two layers, to have a power plane in the top and a ground plane on the bottom? The tracing would become much easier, there ...
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Pad connection in Eagle

I am a newbie in Eagle and I'm making a RF layout using GCPW. In the figure below, the pad and the track are in contact. However, the connection still unrouted, why? It became routed only when the ...
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making DCA package for DRV8301 with Eagle

I'm trying to add a DRV8301 componenet (Texas Instruments) in Eagle and it's my first time. So the componenet package is DCA as indicated in the datasheet.... i followed the dimensions to make this ...
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How to use eagle cad to design a square coil [closed]

I am working in a project to design a wireless charging device. I need to design a square coil and fabricate it on PCB but i have no idea to start with the software. Using the software, what should I ...
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Connectors on Device prototyping

I´m drawing my own PCB and I´m searching for components to use for this purpose. Since I´m not an expert in this fields, I have some unsolved questions: (I´m using Eagle Cadsoft) I need to create a ...
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Eagle clearance issue

I don't know how to search this problem on google so I was hoping you guys could help out. I have made an eagle part by myself. I have used the top layer for the pads (just click pad and then adjust ...