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Issue with Ground plane polygon in Eagle-coreldraw

I am making a GND on eagle with following settings - 1) Width - 0.254 mm 2) Isolate - 0.254 mm The PCB manufacturer keeps coming back to me saying that the PS file generated for making film shows no ...
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Making sense of Cadence schematic source files

I'm looking into writing an application to visualize existing cadence (OrCad) projects when provided with the projects design files. I've had a look through the project directories and it looks like ...
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PCB Holes Too Small to Fit Component

Based on the VSK-S25 datasheet which states the holes to have a diameter of 1.5 mm, I used the following values in EAGLE When the PCB is made, it turns out that the pins of VSK-S25 are too ...
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method of locating schematic part on board layout?

In a design with a large number of parts it can be difficult to immediately pin-point a part's location on the board. Is there an easy method of finding a schematic part's location on the board ...
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Yellow X in Eagle

I am trying to connect two points of my board with a bottom and top route, connected with a via. Whenever I link the two routes, a yellow x appears. Placing the via on top of the connection doesn't ...
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Automatically renumbering element parts in Eagle

I have a circuit in Eagle, and say that counting from left, I have R1, R2, R3, then between R1 and R2 I'm adding a new resistor, it will be named R4. I will end with (looking on the circuit) R1, R4, ...
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Eagle CAD: method of re-linking schematic and board?

I've accidentally lost the sync between my schematic and board, with Eagle CAD giving me the following error: Board and schematic are not consistent! No forward-/backannotation will be ...
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Eagle Change Isolation of all Polygons

I drew my pcb in eagle with polygons' isolation is set to 0(default) but I need to change it to 0.35mm. I have lots of polygons, doing it manually is too hard. Is there a way to change all polygon's ...
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Impedance matching routes in Eagle board

I am making my second board using Eagle CAD. I have different components with a set of different sizes. I set the minimum width for lines to be x. That way, the autorouter creates EVERY line in that ...
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Eagle will not finish auto routing?

Using Eagle for mac, I am trying to autoroute the board. I have set the trace width to 8. He start the process and it takes him about 2 minutes, than he stops at some point and show the next ...
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No trace in the pcb gerber from Eagle?

I use Eagle to create gerber files. Here is the gerber file job : ...
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PCB manufactoring-There shouldn't be bottom silkscreen selected?

I use Eagle to create gerber files . When i am trying to check my zip gerber, in 4pcb.com i get this message : ...
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Stop mask error upon running DRC in Eagle 7.3.0

I'm working on my first board layout using Eagle (7.3.0). I've got the layout done, but when I run DRC, I get a number of Stop Mask errors: These seem to be due to small rectangles on the tStop ...
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How to generate a file with BOM for multiple schematics - EAGLE

I've 3 boards each with it's own schematic but with a lot of common components. I want to generate an unique BOM for all this boards to know quantity of each piece I need and make a single order BOM. ...
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Feasibility- Flex Capacitive Touchpad

I'm a student(don't know much on Eagle) working on a project where I need a way of multi-touch finger tracking on flexible material. Will flex pcbs work?
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PCB Integrated Chip Question

Hi I am building a PCB using eagle and its the first time I am using an IC. Two questions arose. Do I need to connect the IC chip's ground, because eagle did not do it? Do I need to make sure all ...
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Eagle cad dimension measurement showing on tob and bottom layer when creating Gerber files

I have an Eagle design as shown in the 1st image attached. The dimension measurements are on "dimensions" layer 20. When I create Gerber files then look at it in a viewer, I get the measurement ...
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Why cant I find a Force Sensing Resistor part definition in Eagle?

Below I have a schematic that I have used a generic resistor symbol with a label of "'FSR" to identify Force Sensing Resistors. I am used to using a different symbol. Is there a better symbol in ...
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Printing the self designed PCB

I have designed the PCB on Eagle. Most of the components are SMD pakages. This is for the first time i have designed the PCB. I want to print this PCB in the industry (Chinese industry) but i have no ...
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Removing pad to polygon space in Eagle

In Eagle, is there any way I can remove the empty space around the pad here? I would like the polygon to connect to the whole pad. Note that this is a pad from a part and not a via.
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Question about clearance/pad diameter and PCB design

Sorry if this is a silly question but I am relatively new to Eagle and I am 100% new in dealing with high powered PCB design. So, I am making the footprint for the LEM LV 25-P voltage transducer seen ...
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Complexity vs Space in Schematic

I got a screw terminal with the following pin configuration: ...
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Precisely drawing component footprints in EAGLE

Whats the recommended way for placing components accurately and quickly when creating EAGLE parts? For example in the drawing below, using grids with 0.01 grids will give us the control needed for ...
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EAGLE share package variants between different libraries

Is it possible to share package variants between different libraries because I'm not a huge fan of copying the same package variant over and over again. Example: ...
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problem on connecting devices in eagle

i'm still a biginner in using eagle .... well everything is almost fine but i keep having this error .... although i cheked a 100 time Only INPUT pins on net 25 Only INPUT pins on net RXCAN ...
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Eagle PCB design issue

I have finished the schematic layout for my design which contains transformer. I also found the optimized design 100%, but the transformer background should be black while I'm having only portion of ...
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Unexpected error after Arduino Uo schematic upload to Eagle

I wanted to learn a little bit in board schematic analyze/modification. I am learning Eagle so I've downloaded Arduino Uno official files and the error appears: I've already done 2 or 3 basic boards ...
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Eagle: Import attributes from file

There has been a lot of questions and comments on the different ways of exporting data from eagle for BOM generation etc. however, I would be interested to heard whether or not there is a method, ...
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Eagle 7 two finger scroll issue

I upgraded to Eagle 7 a couple of days ago the the scroll behaviour seems to have changed. Using a two finger scroll on a mac trackpad I used to be able to pan around in Eagle 6 but using Eagle 7 this ...
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Tools used to manufacture entire digital systems

I am new to electronics and am trying to wrap my head around the various tools used for producing various digital components. My understanding of HDL languages like VHDL and Verilog is that they ...
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Using a mixed technology, SMD and THT components in one PCB

I want change design from Through-hole technology to SMD design. Some components have no SMD version, for example some transistors in TO-92 package, and Power Mosfets, which available in DPAK SMD ...
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Eagle Board Editor: Garbage or stray marks of a particular component stays back even after moving it

I am designing a primitive PCB design in Eagle. I used many tools like move, route, delete, smash, etc. I dont know why I bumped into this problem. When i move a component ,there is a part of the ...
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Add exposed copper to eagle board?

I am new to using eagle. I want to put some exposed copper pads that I can solder to on my board. The catch is that they cannot have through holes. I tried just making polygons in the top layer, but I ...
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Understanding PCB layer stack-up shorthand notation [2:(1(2+345*67)*16):7]

I was given a PCB layer stackup specification like this: [2:(1(2+345*67)*16):7] For an 8 layer blind via setup. Could someone provide a reference to decode this ...
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Unexpected drill hole behind voltage regulator in EAGLE

I am designing a PCB in EAGLE and I want to use an 7815 TO-220 voltage regulator. When I check the top or bottom layer mask of my PCB I can see that there is a hole (with no copper I think) behind the ...
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Reroute existing wires with autorouter eagle

I created a board in Eagle, autorouted it and then moved components around. Is it possible to autoroute again, because now the wires are not straight. If I autoroute it just ignores existing wires.
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Should I using ground pours to surround high speed lines?

Previously I've been using ground plane pours in Eagle to connect ground points and also to surround lines that I feel need protecting from surrounding noise. This is on two layer boards. By drawing a ...
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dimensions error

I have to admit that I am quite new to eagle and that I am about to create my very first PCB. However, I ran into an error I do not understand. I do use 10x1 pinheads from the pinhead library, but ...
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'Unrouting' a ground plane on Eagle

I have been using Eagle for quite a while now but there is one thing that continues to bother me while I am using it. I have made the ground plane cover the shape of the board, however, when I am ...
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Restrict area trouble in Eagle

I am trying to get a small section of my PCB design to be ground-free as this is the advised layout given by the manufacturer of the component. However, I believe that because there are components ...
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How to recalculate connections/airwires from copied traces?

I am learning how to use Eagle, and am designing a breakout board. After routing the connections for the top of the IC, I duplicated and mirrored them for the bottom connections. How do I make Eagle ...
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Eagle library for TLE2425

I am designing a development board and I need the TLE2425 component. Searched the internet and I not found one library for this component. I don't have experience in creating components in Eagle and ...
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Cannot place component in a column using Eagle 7.2.0 for Linux

In Eagle 7.2.0 for Linux I have 7 identical relays in schematic:Now, why can I while drawing PCB align into column relays K2-K7, ...
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After changing a symbol, how do I update a device with the new symbol?

I have a device in a custom eagle library, consisting of a symbol and a package. In the editor, I've swapped two symbol pins. How can I bring the new symbol into the device? It does not seem to flow ...
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Eagle PCB & cnc milling machine export format

I made a pretty PCB board in eagle cadsoft 7.2. I have a CNC milling machine i'm tring to export the vectorial file as HPG format then import the file to the cnc miling machine software. I only ...
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Why am I gerring this drill size error in Eagle Cad?

Why do I keep getting this drill size error in eagle cad. It seems like no combination of trace width or drill size will make it go away.
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Eagle model for TO-220F-4L

Where can I find an Eagle model for the TO-220F-4L package? Or something similar? I'm trying to add a KA78RXXC-Series Voltage Regulator and I can't even find another component with the same pins.
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How should I connect / design this tactile push button on PCB & schematic?

I have need for a tactile push button that I am using to cause an interrupt on a microcontroller. I have found my desired switch (linked above) but I am having trouble deciding the best way to design ...
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Eagle pinswap/gateswap on “box with pins” type symbol

I have made a number of parts where I use pinswap to exchange pins, often on certain connectors where the pinout is arbitary. I have a level shifter where I'd like to do the same but am hesistant in ...
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How to create ground and vcc pins

I try to create a GND pin and a VCC pin to connect them to a battery. On my eagle pcb I haven't found them. They should be like 5mm x 5mm. On the schematic I added a ground and vcc pin, but I can't ...