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EAGLE is a low-cost PCB design software package.

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Checking my mpu6050 schematic

I am fairly new to pcb design and I just created a mpu6050 chip that will work with an Arduino microprocessor. I want to make sure the hookup is all correct before I start work on the other parts, as ...
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Eagle Xref on/off

In eagle there are two kinds of labels. "Plain" ones and ones with arrows. In the toolbar these are labeled as "Xref on" ("Plain") and "Xref off" ("Arrow"). Is there a functional difference between ...
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FT230 Schematic [duplicate]

It might be an easy thing, but I don't understand the following setup: There is the Pin 3V3OUT that acts as source. But at the same time, the pin is connected to the 3.3V source as well. I recreated ...
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EAGLE - Singular matrix warning in RL circuit simulation

I'm studying for my electrical circuits exam and since Eagle is used for some future exams I thought I could learn it and double-check my calculations by simulating with Eagle. I'm trying to ...
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Connecting two nets in Eagle

I'm designing a schematic and board in Eagle 9.4.0. I have couple different power nets: signal 5V, power 5V (for servos) and power 8V (from battery). I'd like the power nets to be wider than others, ...
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Can I use Bill of Materials to order components online? [closed]

I am working on a project in which I am designing a circuit board with a lot of components (resistors, capacitors, ICs etc) using AutoCAD Eagle. I am done with the schematic part and currently I am ...
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Eagle component has mixed tPlace and tDocu drawings

I'm designing a board with Eagle and I have placed some LEDs from the led library that comes with Eagle. With the default layers activated, the LED looks correct in the Board (the anode and cathode ...
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PCB Crystal holder

I am designing a PCB consisting a microcontroller in which I have to ensure that I have removable crystal . I am looking for a female connector in which I can easily plug/unplug/swap the crystal (...
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Move part to bottom layer without mirroring in Eagle

How can I move a SMD part in Eagle to the bottom layer without using mirror? The resulting PCB should have the SMD pads on the bottom layer but mirrored (if you turn the PCB and look on it from top ...
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Big voltage drop on output of voltage regulator on adding load

I have a voltage regulator that takes in 12V and outputs 5V. However whenever I add a load at the output, the voltage drops from 5V to 2.4V. This is not even a high current load and either way the ...
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Finding specific components in EDA software

I'm looking for the best protocol for finding specific parts in EDA software? I've been mainly using EasyEDA for the past few months and have enjoyed how easy it is to search parts in the libraries ...
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EAGLE Names not showing up on board after footprint update

I added the >NAME attribute to the footprint of a device and now the names are not shown on the board. I have already tried to update the library (with library --> update all) and also the replace ...
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eagle schematic check [closed]

I will do basic IOT project with esp-wroom-32. but I am machanical student. I need to help please check my design. my component: - esp-wroom-32 - button - pad-resistor - locig level converter - ...
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Dimensions in Eagle Cad

I'm designing a circuit in Eagle and I need to have fixed dimensions on certain holes. I can of course use the dimension tool to measure the distance but I don't see a way to make the dimension "stick"...
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How to export gerber with milling layer in EAGLE 9?

I've got a pcb design with some high voltage traces that are separated with a line drawn on milling layer (46). How to generate a valid gerber file for manufacturer (JLCPCB) with informations about ...
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What is the PCB name of this speaker connector?

I am designing a PCB board in EasyEDA for a DIY audio amp. I have searched in several places to find the proper technical name of this speaker connector but I could not find it. I searched in Mouser ...
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Trouble importing .bxl file into Eagle

I am trying to use ultra librarian to take a .bxl file from analog devices and create a pcb with it using eagle. I follow the steps according to this webpage, and am able to place the part in a ...
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PCB Layout validation [closed]

I'd like to know if the pcb layout is ok for the 2 op amps that i use.I'm interested in grounding and if the op-amps have proper layout(not too long loops or poor ground planes). source files The ...
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Designing a prototype pcb in Eagle with other parts imported?

I am protyping a project with several boards like microcontroller, charger, booster etc. for my bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Now I want to switch from my prototype board and etch my ...
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Named nets not connected in Eagle board design

I set up my schematic in Eagle and used named nets to make all of the connections. If I highlight any of the connections in the schematic everything lights up properly. When I switch to board design ...
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how to wire BC547 LED flashing circuit in EAGLE?

I'm studying electronics and I'm trying to grasp the usage of EAGLE. I got an assignment where I must first make this schematic and then wire it on a 3cm x 3cm board. There is a condition where the ...
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Eagle Schematic help for 74AHCT125 quad level shifter

I have an Adafruit Quad level shifter 74AHCT125 that I am trying to build into an Eagle Schematic and PCB for a project. I am very new to schematics as in...this is my first attempt. I piggybacked ...
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How can I make a two voltage source, 4-layer PCB in Eagle?

I would like to make 2 different voltage sources on one layer (layer 15). In the picture, the left rectangular area is a 5V polygon and the right one is 12 volts. Is it possible? How much distance ...
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ERC error EAGLE

I do not understand why I am getting and error for the POWER pin IC2 and IC3, I have attached Vcc+ to + and Vcc- to -. What am I doing wrong?
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Design carbon surfaces on printed circuit boards with Eagle

I am in the process of creating a circuit board that will later be assembled with conductive rubber for the buttons. For the contact areas I found that carbon is used (please correct me if I am wrong)....
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Eagle Change all part names (Designator)

I would like to change all my part numbers(Designator Name) one by one, but Eagle does not allow to change a component name with a name that already exists. So what is the fastest way to change all ...
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Eagle Why ground pour is not connected to smd pads of components in a Module

I have created modules in my schematics, the Gnd pads of components in main schematics are connected to ground pour and does not have air wires. But SMD pads of components in the module have sir wires ...
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Eagle: Converting DXF circles to pads

Has anyone been able to convert shapes from DXF file to pads in Eagle? Is it possible to convert circles to Eagle pads? I have just arranged and positioned things using Fusion360 and now I want to ...
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Creating footprint in Eagle library: Connect pads with wire

I'm creating a library with a footprint of a capacitive switch/button. I created two pads for the switch. Now I want to connect the wires of the switch to the pads to not generate any errors anymore. ...
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MosFet Design Help

I posted yesterday about wondering what diode an SMD component on my board was. Here I am again, wondering if this schematic and PCB design looks reasonable. I looked at my original in hand component ...
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How can I link two pins in the same route using EAGLE

I'm creating a board that has a ACS712 as current sensor. This little CI has two pins that actually has the same function and are linked internally. What I'm trying to do is link this two pins in the ...
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Eagle - 6 Layer Via pairing error + bga fanout

I'm trying to manually fanout 5 bga's on my 6 layer board. Tried using Eagle's default Auto BGA router and kept coming up with problems regarding my additional layers being used but not enabled, I ...
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Eagle - outlines/placeholder for smd (0603)

I'm a bit new in this area, trying to make a PCB for my little project and cannot find how to make placeholders for smd components in Eagle 9.2.2. Is it possible to have/create outlines for smd (...
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Ground plane: is there a tool to identify choke points of a fragmented copper polygon in Eagle?

As they say a picture says a thousand words. Consider this extreme example: You have this copper polygon (a ground plane), but due to other signals routed on the same layer, the polygon comes to a ...
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Eagle - Custom pad shape for SMT inductor

I'm trying to make the following footprint in Eagle for an SMT inductor: I understood how to make D-shape pads and similar, but this is driving me nuts: my idea was to enclose a pad into a polygon ...
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Ho do I convert an “EagleCAD 5.12” project to “KiCad 5.0.2”?

I have an existing project in Eagle 5.12. I'd like to convert it to KiCad 5.0.2 (this is the latest I downloaded today). I have tried using the KiCad File/Import Project. It failed. I suspect it ...
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How do I remove unnecessary fills in an EAGLE polygon?

There are a lot of resistors and diodes on the board, where the polygon passes like this. How can I get rid of it?
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How to reverse the pinout of connector in Eagle

I have a screw connector with multiple pins and it seems like it will be easier to do the layout if I reverse the pinout on the connector. So if I have a 3 pin screw connector I would just need to ...
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Heat sink via holes under voltage regulator LM2596

I am designing a board with LM2596 voltage regulator (12V/5V 3A) I want to make heat-removing holes under the microcircuit. For this, I decided to use via holes. The board has two layers. The ...
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Eagle routing (manual routing) [closed]

I am new to eagle and I need to practice routing. I've read many general tips (about using jumpers for example) to use while routing, however I want a precise step by step procedure I can follow to ...
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Overlap error (PCB design) using Eagle

The picture shows an overlap error. I am unable to resolve this error and need to know if any rules are broken? The component is a flip-flop resistor (0805-THM, AdaFruit). Wherever I used this ...
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Eagle User Language Arrays

Eagle CAD, ver 5.12, User Language. There is precious little information on arrays in Eagle help. There is not a section dedicated to arrays. If identifier is followed by a pair of brackets ([]), ...
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How to get the Eagle ULP file name?

In Eagle CAD software (ver. 5.12), how do I get the file name of the User Language Program (ULP) from inside this program (programmatically)? I only know how to get the name of the schematic, board ...
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On adding components in Eagle schematic same are not reflected on Eagle board else link error pops-up?

While adding new components to Schematic same are not reflected on board. Forward/Backward annotations cannot be performed. How Re-link the schematic and board so that I can add new components? or Can ...
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Creating a slotted & plated through-hole in EAGLE: where to draw milling outline

Problem summary I want to create a rectangular slot in my PCB for this component. Do I draw the milling outline on the footprint library or on the board after placing the component? Does it matter? I ...
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How can I adjust my IC placement further to route properly?

I've been trying to place my ICs properly to allow the autorouter to route the ICs with no success, I'm a total beginner at this and I tried routing manually with no success, any hints? The board is 1 ...
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Arduino breakout schematic for FDS100 Photodiode

This is the first time I'm drawing a schematic, thus why this question seeks to get clarification from you experienced engineers :-) A little background information: I'm trying to draw a circuit ...
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“Bend mode” equivalent in Kicad 5

In the switching from Eagle to Kicad the first thing I was missing are the bend modes. In Eagle you can very quicky change weather you want to prefer a right turn or left on the fly via the "bend mode"...
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Broke link between sch and board

Eagle 9.2.2.standard software Windows 10 64 bit Somehow I broke the link between the .sch and .brd files. Now I get the error "Board and schematic are not consistent!...." I spent a lot of time with ...
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Trouble with Eagle's BGA autorouter

Personally I'm having trouble with eagle's bgaAutoRouter when I use it, it's not doing the bga tracks and routes and I'm wasting a lot of time looking for how to make it work. my settings in image. ...