I'm designing my first schematic in Eagle, with the aim of getting some PCBs produced. Been perfboarding for a while, but new to using Eagle.

I've designed a schematic:

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I know it's kind of messy, but as far as I can tell everything is matched up. Now you can probably see more than one V+ pads. The one on the far left and the one on pin 4 of the IC are V+, and that middle top one is actually VA. When I generate the board, it gives me a pad for every instance of it, instead of just one. Is there a way round this? You can probably make out the red hatching on the bottom right two pads on the board here (power and ground)

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Any help or even feedback on my schematic appreciated!

  • \$\begingroup\$ I don't know Eagle, but most schematic capture tools will need you to label two nets with different names if you don't want them connected to each other. \$\endgroup\$ – The Photon Dec 4 '17 at 21:45
  • \$\begingroup\$ I do want them to connect to each other, and both nets are called V+, but it gives me two pads to place on the board instead of one. \$\endgroup\$ – TCassa Dec 4 '17 at 21:48
  • \$\begingroup\$ You have to use other supply symbols which do not produce a pad. The ones which resemble arrows do not. Oh, and fix R4 and run an ERC before starting the layout phase. \$\endgroup\$ – Janka Dec 4 '17 at 21:50
  • \$\begingroup\$ Eagle Supply symbols don't give a pad on the PCB editor. It may be that you placed two "test-points" or something like that, therefore have 2 pads. \$\endgroup\$ – Wesley Lee Dec 4 '17 at 21:51
  • \$\begingroup\$ Friendly advice : don't use the auto router \$\endgroup\$ – Mike Dec 4 '17 at 21:56

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