I realise Eagle is primarily a PCB layout tool, but I would like to use the software to draw schematics I will use in reports. I won't be using these schematics for any PCB layout.

What I need, which is not included in the standard library is a proper DC and AC voltage source like these I found on a SparkFun tutorial: AC and DC source

If there's no such library, is there an easy way to draw these symbols for my own library?

  • \$\begingroup\$ I do not see existing ready to use symbols in standard Eagle libraries; these symbols are relatively easy to create in Eagle library editor. After you draw the symbol, add dummy 2-pin package the device (e.g. 2 through-hole pads), and connect these pads to pins in order to have complete device without errors. \$\endgroup\$ – Anonymous May 19 '17 at 7:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ Here's a decent guide on symbol creation in Eagle. FWIW, I find it much faster and easier to create symbols in KiCad, so you might want to check that out as well. \$\endgroup\$ – uint128_t May 20 '17 at 15:39
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you uint128, I actually have KiCad installed so I think I will definitely give that a try for my next project. But my current is due for Monday so there's no time to waste here. \$\endgroup\$ – Max Waehrens May 20 '17 at 15:41

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