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Incrementing net name for group in Eagle

I want to make 50 copies of the block below, but I need incrementing numbers on each of the net labels (these will go to a connector). I do not want each block connected to the other blocks. It would ...
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Eagle insists on marking up spaces which are larger than the minimum specified in the DRC rule

This is what my clearance rule looks like: My grid distance looks like this: And the final result, after DRC, looks like this: As you can see, although not by a very large margin, the distance is ...
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Registration issues with OSH park 4 layer boards?

I just got back a 4 layer board from oshpark and have a few shorts on the board (no components stuffed). In particular I have two .050" pitch connectors with 4 pins each. It appears as though all ...
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Why does SOT89-ECB footprint exist?

Because of an oversight a part that has a footprint SOT89-ECB (PNP-BJT), ended up on my board, but when I tried to find a transistor that actually has compatible pin configuration I came out with ...
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Gerber viewer confusion - missing traces

I'm not sure about my gerber files. I guess there is something wrong. In different gerber viewers the PCB looks right. But in online viewers from JLCPCB and PCBway, the bottom view looks wrong. Some ...
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Importing EasyEDA project to EAGLE

I have a problem with uploading my EasyEDA project to EAGLE. Is there a way to open project from EasyEDA in EAGLE, I'm unable to find anything about it. EasyEDA exports files in .json format.
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Eagle Library Missing Micro b Connector?

I'm not sure if this post belongs here or in another community but here we go. I'm working with Eagle cad (pcb) and i'm looking through the libraries and I couldn't find a single MICRO b usb connector....
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Eagle; Renumber Parts deletes everything in my schematic

I tried to use the renumber parts tool on my schematic (with default settings) and it deleted everything, leaving an empty schematic behind. There are some user defined parts in my schematic, but ...
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It is possible to rotate the PCB view in Eagle?

I do not want to rotate the parts (that is easy by selecting all and click on rotate icon), only the view.
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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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Eagle keyboard shortcuts getting deleted

Every time I open Eagle, all of the keyboard shortcuts that I had previously assigned are lost. A web search on how to fix this, or other people reporting this problem has turned up null. Anyone ...
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Correct implementation of overlapping pads in

I want to use a 3 terminal capacitor, whose land pattern is described on page 9 of the datasheet I try to replicate it with overlapping SMD and through-hole pads. According to PCB manufacturer's DR, ...
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Eagle Library for schematics drawing

I realise Eagle is primarily a PCB layout tool, but I would like to use the software to draw schematics I will use in reports. I won't be using these schematics for any PCB layout. What I need, which ...
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Eagle CAD Limiting My Board Size

I had been using Visio to create my schematics for years but am now launching a product for which I will need PCBs manufactured. I hate having to learn a (for me) completely new software program, but ...
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EAGLE - Doesn't load custom eagle-ltspice.lbr

Recently I've changed HDD and tried to port all my EAGLE 6.5.0 libs. My custom and new libs works perfectly after I copied all EAGLE backup files from my old HDD to the new, inside "Programms/EAGLE-6....
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unconnected line (xx,yy) to (XX,YY) - Altium designer

Newbie in Altium designer here. I have read the online documentation from Altium, however, I still have a warning when trying to compile my schematic in Altium: my schematic: The warning says: ...
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USB battery charger and GPIO power supply schematic for Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to design a circuit in Eagle to provide reliable + safe battery power to a Raspberry Pi via the GPIO pins. The requirements are: Accept power input via micro USB (separate from the Pi). ...
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Adding a Logo to the Eagle Board file

There are instructions out there on the web on how to import a Bitmap file into Eagle CAD and it's an option in the "File" menu so it should not be a problem. I'm going through the process and finding ...
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Eagle: IC package variant, different pins bonded out

I'm trying to create an Eagle component for the Altera EP4CE22, which comes in BGA and SMD packages, where different pins are actually available on the outside of the package. Is it possible to reuse ...
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Eagle: Circular area under component colliding with traces

I am creating a PCB layout in Eagle and I noticed that when I add in the ground plane, there are two unfilled circular areas under the usb mini type B socket. Does that area need to be empty? I ...
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Why I could not change this eagle NFC class6 antenna footprint?

I am designing a NFC board prototype that uses NT3H1101 chip. For this, I use NXP AN11276 antenna design guide. This document contains sample file download links for class 6 antennas. I downloaded ...
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Molex USB Micro AB Eagle Package

I am creating a package for Molex's MicroAB USB 47590-0001 component because I could not find one for Eagle. My question is will this work to create the custom slots as seen in the datasheet? I've not ...
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Eagle CAD micro Thermal Visa

To put a thermal pad in Eagle you just put a via and connected to ground or change the name to GND, my question is how can we make thermal vias similar to the below image (via without copper on top or ...
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Create Nixie tube pin connector socket in eagle cad

I am unsure how to properly layout a socket for a nixie tube in eagle cad. I'm especially unsure how to match the exact dimensions and what tool in eagle to use to create a hole with copper on both ...
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Eagle Net classes not working

I am trying to modify my Net Classes to be wider to run AC current through. (25mil). However, when I add a new class and then try to autoroute it doesn't use that new class. I get an error saying The ...
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Make a caption n a copper layer in eagle

Read all the internet but cannot find how to make a caption on the copper "ratsnest" (either top or bottom) in Eagle. I want to make it "negative", i. e. no copper where letters are supposed to be. ...
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EAGLE. Differential pair routing. Width of the track changes after first change of direction

I try to route differential pair of tracks. When I click the mouse to change the direction it also changes the width
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Eagle Via Pairs From/To Different Layers with Through Holes only

I am using Eagle 9.5.1 premium and I cannot figure out how to create a layer stack to use Via pairs from (say we consider a 4-layer PCB) 1-2, 1-15, 1-16 using only through holes, since my design ...
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EAGLE SMD Overlap

I have created a footprint for an SMA-Connector like this: The footprint looks like this: There are 3 SMD-Pads on the Bottom Layer and 2 SMD-Pads on the Top. The SMDs on the outside overlap with ...
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Are pads from the EAGLE “testpad”-library printed?

just a quick question. Are EAGLE "testpad"-library printed or seperatly bought and mounted? E.g. "testpad / PTR1" TEST PIN Footprint: B1,27 (Version 1) TEST PAD 3D Package: B1,27 (Version 2) TEST ...
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How to use this breakout board in eagle (LORA RA-02, breakout board)?

I would like to use this LORA RA-02 breakout board in eagle. I do not find this part in eagle library. This has 8 male pins and the distance between two 8 male headers is about 1 inch (25.4 mm). This ...
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Name of these connectors

I am designing a PCB Schematic and I need to find these two components. Could anyone please tell me which components are these? 1 Also, I am making a circuit with 3 multiplexers so the idea is to ...
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Simulating a specific LED on Eagle through NgSpice

I was trying to simulate a current mirror circuit for a parallel set of LEDs in a project that I am undertaking. However, before actually working with real parts, I wanted to simulate the circuit in ...
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Eagle right angle bending wire

How do I make sure wires go over the grid when drawing a schematic(Not layout) in Eagle? i.e they always bend at a right angle
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Eagle ULP to merge different connections on pin and pad

Currently I have a board and schematic in Eagle 7.x that are inconsistent due to a block copy. Basically, when I copied the schematic, all the net names stayed the same, but when I copied the brd, the ...
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EAGLE 9.3.0 - No mapping errors - How to solve them?

I've created a preliminary schematic without any package, because at drawing phase were unknown. So I've used "EXTERNAL" attribute to my devices to allow me to add them to schematics. Now I've added ...
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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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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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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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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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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: 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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Which of these board designs is more suitable for a high current circuit?

I'm creating a DC-DC switching buck regulator using the LM2596 5A regulator from texas instruments to convert 12V@3A to 5V upto 5A. Since this is a high current circuit to feed servos, I've tried to ...
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Does Autodesk Eagle 9.XX support project files sync like Fusion 360?

I am using Eagle 9.0.1 and I have been searching about syncing project files and accessing my projects files from multiple places but I could not really find such a thing anywhere in the software and ...