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Polygon Strategy

I'm working at a project. Pcb of this project has four layers. And I'm wondering about polygon strategies. Me and my team decided to split polygons. For example at top layer, half side of top layer ...
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Altium Designer: polygon pour on signal layer

I'm designing a board around 2 Texas Instruments TPS65988. In the datasheet a layout example is shown where "fins" are placed around pads to provide further thermal dissipation. A pour to create this ...
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Is electrical designer same as electrical engineer? [closed]

A job I'm interested in has a title of "electrical designer". The qualifications are either a Bachelor of Engineering or Electronics Engineering Technology. Is this not an Engineering job? ...
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Altium Designer “NotFited” in BOM with DNP

I heve problem with Altium BOM document generation. I want have multi variants of one project with some DNP elements. It's no problem if I want remove elements from BOM, for this I can add variants ...
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Altium Designer: mixed mechanical layers on Top and Bottom Layer Pair

I have a multilayer board I'm working with. To ease placement and routing, I created some layer pairs and two Layer Set (TOPSet, BottomSet) and then I clicked on hide/show button to assign meaningful ...
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Altium Designer - connection of two nets and using vias

I design a simple PCI-E riser. I need a clue, I'm stuck on a relatively simple element. I would like to connect two power supply lines + 12V (pads B1 and B2) on the top layer and then go through the ...
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Altium designer direct connect on high power components

I'm designing a board which I'll solder it by hand. In order to do soldering much easier I believe that many components need to be connected through relief connect to their adjacent polygon pour. ...
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Altium designer, The designator does not update when using update from libraries

I am fairly new to this forum and to altium designer. I am having a problem updating a transistor designator from Q? to T?. When I use the update from library in the tools menu, all the parameters ...
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How to change size of several selected tracks in Altium Designer

Just that. I know how to change ALL tracks to the same size, but cannot find a way to select several ones and change the size of them. thanks!
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Tips for designing 4 pad feedthrough capacitor in Altium Designer

I'm doing a PCB design in Altium Designer where I would like to include a feedthrough capacitor from Murata (MPN: NFM18CC101R1C3D). This is a special type of capacitor with 4 physical terminals where ...
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Altium designer component links

I drew a simple design with few capacitors just to learn how component links work in altium desginer. (Image 2, pic a) I checked manualy one by one all capacitors and I saw that UIDs are matched with ...
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Altium Designer Rules problem

I've got few PCB Rules on my project about trace's width restriction and the problem I face is, when I perform "Import changes" from my design, the rules are always appeared on Engineering Change ...