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EAGLE is a low-cost PCB design software package.

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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. ...
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EagleCad Warning errors

Is it normal for me to be getting these warnings when I changed the names of the wires?
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Eagle or Gerber ground plane analysis

I was wondering if anyone knows of a simple tool that gives you something like a heat map that is resistance to ground of different parts of the ground plane in a PCB. What I am particularly after is ...
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How do eradicate pad to pad clearance with-in the component in Eagle Tool?

I tried clearing the error by defining Rules and net Class, but that does not happen. How to do this?
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EAGLE GERBER files nit opening in CAM 350

I have chinese factory that I need to assemble PCB. They cannot open eagle gerber files, only altium how to fix
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Export Gerber File from Keysight ADS and import in Eagle

Hello, I want to import my microstrip patch antenna design from ADS into my Eagle-Board-View. Therefore I exported a Gerber-File, which looks good in the Gerber-Viewer. Inside Eagle, i used Gerber-...
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How to properly connect SMD component to inner layer

I have a four layer board. The stack is divided as follows: Layer 1: Signal Layer 2: GND Layer 3: Power Layer 4: Signal I have SMD components such as an SMD fuse,...
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Unable to delete circle in tDocu layer in Eagle

I am making a revision to my PCB board where the initial mounting holes were too large and therefore decreasing their size. The holes are on the Dimension layer (20) and were created using the circle ...
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Four layer board manufacturing question

I'm writing to make sure my process is correct in this design. I'm going for a standard 4 layer board with layers 1 and 16 as signal layers, and layers 2 and 15 as VCC and GND layers respectively. I ...
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Eagle: How can I connect a Polygon IFA to GND

So I've just completed my Inverted F Antenna (IFA) as a polygon in the brd view on Eagle, I can connect the input section quite easily with an wire. Whilst the GND section of the IFA I'm having a bit ...
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Cleaning up GND/PWR-plane air wire errors in EAGLE + bonus questions

So I've just finished up my first complete PCB board. The layout is 4-layer based, set up as ((1*2)*(15*16)) ---not sure if it should be ((1+2)*(15+16)) or ((1*2)+(15*16)) instead, please advise--- ...
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555 Timer IC Simulation in Eagle

I am currently designing a circuit in Autodesk Eagle which requires a 555 timer IC. The timer may be any 555 chip, such as an ne555, tlc555, or lm555, or even one of their 556 variants, but the lm555 ...
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Warnings about power supply in EAGLE

So I'm using EAGLE for the first time, and I have zero experience with any EDA software. I've completed a schematic and would like to proceed to design the board layout, but I am stalled by these ...
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How to get isolated area using Eagle CAD?

I've created an area using ratsnest and a simple route as you can see in the first example layout. Both belongs to the VIN net. Then I added a GND polygone. Using the ratsnet function I'm expecting ...
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How to generate board plot/image in Eagle

I designed my own PCB in Eagle so I have both the schematics and the board files. I would like to generate a figure like this one made for Arduino board in order to include it in the user manual that ...
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Hole Drill Sizes >1mm in Eagle?

I am currently trying to build a package for a through hole potentiometer in Eagle Cad and I wanted to incorporate holes in my PCB for the metal tabs on the side of the pot. I determined that these ...