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EAGLE - set part to a different layer without mirroring it

I need to set a new layer for a part without actually mirroring it. I have many pin headers already set up on my board and wired up, but I need some of them to face the other way (Set them to bottom ...
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2 layer board design and grounding

I am using EAGLE and have a 2layer pcb design. I have signals on both sides and ground on both sides of the board. I am not able to connect my THS4509 opamps thermal pad (which is the opamps ground) ...
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I can't see my new PSU symbol in Eagle

I am new to Eagle having just returned to my hobby after many years and decided to use Eagle. I need a 1v8 supply net, and so followed the guidance and created my own supply line in my own library. ...
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Connecting to a ground pour in a multi-layer pcb in eagle

I need help to understand how to connect Vias properly on multi-layer PCBs. I created a 4 layer PCB (Top - GND - V3.3 - Bottom) Then I created a cutout area in the copper on all 4 layers around the ...
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Can we import Multisim and Proteus schematic files in Autodesk Eagle?

I used to simulate my schematics on Proteus and Multisim. But, now I am using Eagle. Is there any way I can open and edit my old Multisim and Proteus files in Eagle?
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Invisible magic components that spoil the Eagle preview

You know, after the eagle board design is finished, you can see the card on the preview screen. I'll show you two examples. There is no problem with one. The card is centered on the preview screen. ...
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Eagle SPICE MOSFET Simulation Has the Wrong Operating Point

Having a lot of trouble getting an N-Channel MOSFET to work correctly in any spice program. Trying something really simple to get started and I can't seem to get the MOSFET to "turn-on". ...
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Eagle LBR Connector, Re-designing foot print / placement

I want to place a connector position on edge on pcb. I don't have this lbr. How can I convert this ? Currently this is the library I have And this is the kind placement I want to design Ignore the ...
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EAGLE - Suddenly getting errors about “objects extend outside board space”

Eagle 9.6.2 Standard License Windows 10 64 bit. Very strange. Suddenly I'm getting an error whenever I try to place components in any quadrant but quadrant 1. I am dead in the middle of a project ...
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Can you integrate an electromagnetic coil (torque rod) to a PCB design in EAGLE?

I am new in using EAGLE and I am currently trying to design a magnetorquer board. I would like to ask if it is possible to somehow create a solid-core electromagnetic coil (torque rod) that has known ...
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How to Show Voltage Inputs Without a Net in EAGLE

when I am creating a schematic in EAGLE I would like the ability to show inputs from another area. I think this should be a possibility, as it is used widely. I have an example of an image below that ...
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How to rotate a part/device in Eagle (schematic view) using keyboard-hotkeys only?

I'm fairly new to eagle. So far i was unable to figure out how to rotate a selected part in the schematic editor using keyboard shortcuts only. Please, do not answer with suggestions by using the ...
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Advice for pcb that didn't print correctly

I designed a schematic with quite a lot of connections (88 comparators into 14 MUXes) I created ground planes on the top and bottom layers to assist with the many ground connections. I just got the ...
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Where can I find 20-pin IC Socket for the PIC16F690 in eagle ? which lib.?

Where can I find 20-pin IC Socket for the PIC16F690 in eagle ? which lib. ?
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how many layers of pcb i need to draw? [closed]

I’ve just graduated from the electrical engineering faculty. So as I researched, most of the companies required PCB design in Altium/eagle or equivalent...but there is a question in my mind is, how ...
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DRC check for Silkscreen clearance in Eagle Autodesk 9.5

Is there a way I can check silkscreen clearance with respect to Pads and vias in Eagle 9.5? I don't want to manually check all legends. Thanks
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Eagle: keep decoupling caps near their IC

Is there a way to annotate decoupling caps in the Eagle PCB schematic, such that in board layout, the airwires (or some other thing) make it clear which IC it's 'supposed to be near'? Right now the ...
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PCB Polygon current calculator?

There are tools to calculate the width of a trace for a certain amount of current, but what about polygons? Do you know a tool, possibly for Eagle Cad, that quickly calculates the maximum current or ...
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USB 3.0 board return current path on reference plane

I'm designing my first USB 3.0 pcb. I am curious what path the return currents (if any) will take on the reference plane. The board will be an adapter that will be soldered to the end of a USB cable (...
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Using holes instead of vias for unused through-hole pins

I'm creating a footprint, in Eagle, for a USB-C connector. The part has 16 SMD pads and 16 duplicate through-hole pins. The pins are very close to each other and the specs in the datasheet have ...
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Designing an Ethernet / RJ 45 disconnector

I am currently in need of a device that is plugged in between a host and a client to cut the connection regularly on a hardware level. This should simulate unplugging the Ethernet cable and plugging ...
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Schematic representation of AGND and DGND in a shared ground plane design

I've seen many questions asking how to connect AGND and DGND in a schematic, and the usual answer is to use some kind of net tie component with a physical footprint (and to approve the resulting ...
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What is the PAD size required for the Battery negative and Positive pads voltage (min 30v to max 42v) current (min 500 mA to max 15 A)?

I am creating a circuit for low voltage battery management systems (10s 1p 36v 2.5A battery pack). All the circuits is perfectly done from schematics to Layout. But i have small doubt in Battery ...
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Match Two PCBs Layout and Dimension in EAGLE CAD

I want to create a PCB (name A) where I can put another PCB (name B) on top of it using Autodesk EAGLE. I need to match the PCB B's pads position while designing PCB A. Here's the picture of PCB B : ...
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Routing traces of different width onto an IC on a 4-layer PCB in Eagle

I am finishing my design of my buck/boost converter using LTC3780 IC on a 4-layer PCB. Those 1mm blue width traces will carry 2-3 amps. I need a way to connect those traces of the same layer (blue) ...
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How to use pattern tools in Eagle?

I need a large 18x10 grid of parts spaced by 15mm each on my pcbs, and I would like to use a pattern tool to do this efficiently. Maybe I have been spending too much time in Fusion 360 but I am ...
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How to calculate component value of a matching network

You can already expect my knowledge level In antenna designing (newbie). This may be or may not be a stupid question. The reason is I don't know about this very much. Iam designing a PCB for ESP32 ...
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Can we use a ground plane and a VCC plane in a 2 Layer PCB?

I am designing a custom PCB of 2 Layer in the eagle CAD with SMD components. It is difficult to route the VCC and the ground for all the planes. I used a ground plane on one side. But for the VCC I ...
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JLCPCB Preview shows up differently, is that how it is supposed to be?

I am making a two sided PCB and was going to have it produced using JLCPCB. I made the PCB in Eagle, and this is my first time making it in Eagle (I am not new to PCB making, just the program). I ...
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PCB design and manufacturing: How important is it to select actual vs. generic parts?

PCB newbie here. I'm using Autodesk Fusion 360 to design a PCB that is a modified version of the Arduino Nano IOT 33. My questions are about selecting parts before sending to the PCB manufacturer: ...
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Power and ground lines in a PCB

I am making a two layer pcb, and I'm not sure where to keep the power and ground lines. . This is circuit is a design block. And in the pcb, there is going to be around such 20 design blocks. Power ...
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how to select and change board dimensions in eagle

I'm trying to edit the dimensions of a board, but I can't seem to select them. The only selected layer is the Dimension layer. It seems that some of the dimensions are locked. How would I unlock them ...
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USB-C Connector: How to properly route on EAGLE CAD to supply power to PCB

So basically, I am needing to power my PCB using an additional USB 2.0 Type-C connector, but was having trouble understanding the pinout on eagle versus a typical USB Type-A where I could use VCC and ...
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Minimum EAGLE trace width for PCB etching with glossy paper and a cloth iron

What`s the minimum widht and clearence that's etchable using a photo paper and an iron? I've heard using too small clearence might mess the ink resulting in shorts. I want to have 20V@400mA, will 8mil ...
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I need help importing 3rd party models to LTspice / Eagle

I have more than one third party model that I'm trying to import to the simulator in Eagle, which I believe is basically LTspice. I think the models I'm importing are PSpice. At least one is missing ...
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Eagle Gerber Files Warnings

This is my first time to get a gerber output from a .brd. I've followed this way: Cam Processor -> Load JobFile -> Local Cam Jobs -> Examples -> Legacy -> gerb274x.cam I've encountered two warnings ...
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Can't move custom symbol in EAGLE

I made a custom EAGLE Part and it shows up at the board and schematic alright. But when I try to move the symbol in the schematic I am unable to select it. EAGLE keeps saying ´Group is empty!`. Any ...
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How to add part in eagle board that doesn't have “pad” but only holes?

I would like to add this part https://fr.rs-online.com/web/p/guides-de-lumieres-led/8796223/ on my eagle board. I did the schematic (just to be sure it's in the project) and the "footprint" of the ...
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White line in Eagle Editor: Board

This is what I see when I select and move an entire group in Eagle 9.6.0 . General Perspective: On the other side: Another example: What is the white line shooting out of the board's boundary?
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Potential issue with voltage regulator on PCB: output voltage lower than expected

Background I've designed a simple PCB that, among other things, takes 12V as input, outputs a 12V to an Arduino Mega 12V input, and then—through a linear voltage regulator, and at least in theory—...
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Eagle PCB Autoroute Heating Track

For a project I am currently designing a heating PCB, which will heat up an aluminium block. On this PCB there is also a MCU and the electronics to control the heating. Because the PCB has only ...
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How to draw chamfer on PCB for PCIe finger in Eagle

I am drawing a pcb with PCIe golden finger. Based on the datasheet shown below, it requires chamfer at the edge of the finger. I am new to PCIe golden finger, was wondering how I can achieve this part....
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EAGLE: Change shape of Repour All Polygon

As you can see from the attached picture, I used some polygon area on the top side. Anyway, the surface has some empty zone close to pad that I would like to fill with copper. Do you know how to do ...
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Add board names to custom components eagle

I have created two custom components for use in eagle 9.5.2 premium. When I insert the components to a project there are no visible names in neither the schematic or the PCB design. I just want ...
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Eagle, change component view

How do I get rid of the red mesh on the left view in Eagle. So that it looks plain like on the right side.
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Eagle 9.5.x - custom flip-able layers

The problems seem simple, yet I fail to find an answer... Is there a way to create custom flip-able layers in Eagle? Some background on, what I'm trying to achieve: I'm working on a project, which ...
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Connecting a polygon to a smd pad (Eagle)

I am attempting to create a polygon that increases the area of an existing smd pad so as to make the area larger in order to hand solder. I am running into an issue removing what I believe is the ...
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Output filter (pi filter) EAGLE design

I am working on a project of wireless power transfer system for EVs. On the secondary side there is a full-wave rectifier which output current charges the battery. Of course, after the rectifier stage ...
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Eagle >Label attribute (in some Adafruit parts)

I'm using an SMA edge launch connector from Adafruit's part library. Alongside the usual >NAME and >VALUE text it also has ...
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How to move a group by name in Eagle

I do need to move some components in my pcb board, I would like to do it by selecting all the components with a specific name, doing a group and then moving them all together. I mean let's say I do ...

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