Newbie with KiCad. What does the P stand for in Diodes_THT:D_A-405_P2.54mm_Vertical_KathodeUp?

I am assuming it to be PAD Length, but need to be sure.


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P stands for Pitch, the distance between two pins.

For more information: KiCad Library Convention - General footprint naming conventions

  • \$\begingroup\$ Naming Conventions !! Ah yeah. Didn't search that. Thanks @m.Alin \$\endgroup\$
    – MaNyYaCk
    Dec 17, 2017 at 12:48

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