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Anyone with knowledge of three digit display on eagle? [on hold]

Hi guyz i have a project for my school and my teacher told me to design him on eagle cad a display or led that blinks 3 specific numbers (074) with 1hz rate can anyone help me? i need to know how ...
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Eagle tstop and tcream layer values unable to change

In my eagle design )I added a package from eagle lib. to my own library. I need to change the default values of tstop and tcream for this package. I was able to change the left-side tstop and tcream ...
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Component with multiple VCC and GND pins. Should I connect all of them? [duplicate]

I want to make a really small arduino using the Atmega 328p and I noticed that it has 3 GND pins and 2 VCC pins. I measured the pins and it seems that all GNDs are connected and all VCCs are ...
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Eagle/Flatcam/LaserCNC: How to have “open pad” for futur drilling

I'm using Eagle, flatcam and a CNC laser machine. My problem is when I'm trying to export my board, all my pads are filled ! It means, when my board will be engraved (chimical method), I will not find ...
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11-lead TO-220 package & 16-pin MSOP eagle parts [closed]

I need to realise a circuit with opa2544 amplifier it is an 11-lead TO-220 package so I search on any part with the same package on eagle to realize a layout but I can't found anyone also I need a ...
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In Eagle, red area(i guess top layer) doesn't appear when i click on ratsnets tool

After autorouter was done, i clicked on ratsnets tool and i expected top layer area to be seen, however nothing appears. This is my project. I expected to see top layer like in this picture after ...
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Why do smd components in eagle have padding?

I'm new to eagle and I don't understand why there is a small padding to the left and right of some SMD components (for example the 0402 cap in the image). Having the physical board in my hand ... ...
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eagle doesn't seem routing correctly

I'm trying to hand route my pcb on Eagle, but the yellow wires don't hide what could be the problem ?
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howto align mount holes in 2 pcb the right way?

I'm tring to make some sort of shield board (it's not an arduino): first board was made in orcad, I have source files gerbers and so on... I'm making a 2nd board in eagle. When trying to align the ...
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How to remove pin name from Eagle Device Page? [See Image]

How to remove those pin name from Eagle Device Page?
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Behaviour defined in eagle when naming a gate like an orientation

I'm pondering about a possibly undefined behaviour in eagle. Let's say you have a device named testdevice containing a gate named R90. If you call ...
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Is one big PCB cheaper than multiple smaller ones, if so how to do this in Eagle PCB?

I have heard/read somewhere that one bigger PCB is cheaper than multiple smaller PCBs, is this correct? If so, then rather than order seperate PCBs for different parts of a project e.g main board ...
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Best way to prototype a TDFN package chip (MAX9814 and MAX9820)?

For my engineering project, we wanted to use the gain control and amplifier available on these two chips, but are finding difficulty with prototyping them as they are so tiny. One of the chips is a 14 ...
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“Chamfered” Routing in Eagle

I need to create the following trace in Eagle but I can't work out how to make it go from one width to another across a set distance like below.
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How do we link wires in Eagle?

I used name tool. I clicked #7 for the left and named CS and then i clicked #3 for the right and named CS They should be the same after the connect each other question . However the gray are like ...
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When to stop working on a PCB layout

I currently have this PCB layout for a project: Now I'm unsure if I should invest more time to get rid of some vias or if I just should finish it off and order the board. Do vias matter for such ...
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what is the meaning of 'landing pattern' in designing IC footprint?

I am designing the footprint of an IC using this tutorial http://dangerousprototypes.com/docs/Cadsoft_Eagle_how_to_make_parts_tutorial In that they have mentiond: "Important: It's very important to ...
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Cadsoft Eagle Version Control

For solidwork/photoshops and many other softwares, they come with a "history" or revision log. You could always easily go back to the previous step of components or check how it changed. Is there ...
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Does a Ground plane in Eagle still need connections?

Before I added a ground plane my ratsnest was showing the needed GND connections which I still needed to make. I added a Ground plane and now they are automatically gone. Is this normal? I can ...
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Remove GND lines from EAGLE's ratsnest [duplicate]

I was wondering whether or not its possible to remove the GND net lines from the ratsnest in EAGLE. It is showing me a whole bunch of routing that has to be done for the GND but since I'm working ...
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Resolving airwires in EAGLE for valid wires

I have a board(brd) file in Eagle which shows several airwires for connected nets. I have tried to fix the airwire via ratsnesting, confirming net names and just about every resolution I could ...
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How to display SMD footprints in Eagle CAD as separate layer instead TOP or BOTTOM

I would like to print Pads, Vias, SMD footprints altogether so that I can apply UV solder mask on board. The problem is that the SMD footprints is part of TOP layer. What to do? Looks like correct ...
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Led SML/SMT and resistors R/M

I am making a PCB with Eagle and I need to place some leds SMD size 1206. Looking components, I see two different types of LEDs in this size: SML and SMT. Eagle components are LEDSML1206 and ...
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Eagle: Selecting a group by signal name?

In the eagle board layout, I want to group a specific signal specified by its name so I can move it to another layer via the CHANGE LAYER command. I do not manually want to click on every segment of ...
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How to draw simple parts with EAGLE?

I want to make a small breakout board with Eagle and upload it to OSHPark. The breakout board needs: header pins a BJT transistor resistors a LED Looking at the EAGLE menu, it is hard to map the ...
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How to add through-hole pads within polygon pads in Eagle?

How do I properly add through-hole pads within a polygon pad in the package editor and device editor? This is what I have tried: In the package editor, I have created a polygon pad on the top ...
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How to create a polygon with right angled corners in Eagle?

In the package editor how do I create a polygon pad with right angled corners? The corners are rounded unless I set the width to zero, but then this causes DRC errors. I have also read in forums ...
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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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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 this type of connector: Image Source But these connectors are not available in eagle libraries. Does ...
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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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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 ...