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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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Gerber lines in ground plane

My manufacturer is asking me to remove those lines from the ground gerber layer The design was made in eagle, I've been searching information about this problem and I've found nothing, I don't know ...
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How to create measurement points on a PCB for diagnostics?

What is the best way to implement a point on a PCB, where a voltage (e. g. output of a regulator) could be measured with multimeter for the purpose of verification of the assembly or diagnostics in ...
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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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Where to find buttons eagle cad

Does any one know where to find buttons in EAGLE that look something like the one in this schematic? I'm making a schematic and all I can find are complex looking buttons. If those are not available, ...
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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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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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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 Cad: Library package appears different when placed on pcb

I placed a device and package on the schematic and board. However, the package appears different on the pcb, and generates DRC 'dimension' errors. The package is a 3-pin sip, Allegro Micro Hall-...
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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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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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One particular part number not showing up on Eagle board layout

I finikshing up the silkscreen for a board about to be sent out for fab, and for some reason, I have two diodes whose part numbers are not showing up on the board layout, while all my other parts ...
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GND signals not connecting to Polygon in Eagle

I am designing a board layout in Eagle. Before manual/auto routing, I made a polygon around the corners and named it as GND. Then I used the autorouter for routing. After the routing is complete, ...
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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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Which would better suited for a CNC drilling machine: gerber or gcode?

I am planning to develop a CNC drilling machine for a college project. The idea is to export the hole coordinates and drill size directly from a .brd file on Eagle, which will later be read by an MCU ...
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Duplicate manual routes in EAGLE

I am designing a PCB with many pairs each consisting of an IC and a pin header. The autorouter does a lousy job, but I found good manual routes for one pair. How can I route all the other pairs the ...
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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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Trouble deleting dimension in Eagle

I want to get rid of the measurement label in the PCB (the double arrow showing the dimension) but I am not able to delete it. It is showing overlap errors with the bottom traces. How do I delete this?...
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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 - 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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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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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 connect VCC and GND connections of 4050 buffer IC on Eagle?

I am using a 4050, the schematic uses the triangle representation. I have added VCC and GND connectors to a power supply of 3.3V in the schematic, hoping Eagle recognizes the connections. However the ...
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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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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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Eagle: Autoroute only gnd and vcc net with using only vias

I'm struggling to get the Eagle Autorouter (Eagle 7.6) to route only the VCC (layer 2) and GND (layer 15) layer on a 4 layer board. I have created a net class for VCC and GND. Now I would like to have ...
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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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How can I tell Eagle to not export a 'part' to Bill of Materials?

I (as I believe many of you do too) have many parts that are not actually required for assembly but are on the schematic. (Some holes, logos, stamps, references, etc..). Whenever I export a BOM I ...
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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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Eagle How to flip a symbol?

Eagle 6.5 Schematic I want to be able to flip a logic or op-amp symbol (that is, mirror it about the X axis), but I can't find any UI button or menu item to do that, and it's not mentioned in the ...
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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 to copy a polygon in eagle from one layer to multiple others in library (package) editor?

I have to layout kind of several boiler plates for layouts. I thought of designing it as a package in the library editor. Some drawing elements have to be present on any layer and some other have to ...
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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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What is is an “M7” Diode

I know what it is in general terms of course. But I mean specifically what does the M7 mean. I certainly can't just go to digikey and order an M7 diode because such a part does not exist. I'm making a ...
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Eagle Can't back annotate

When trying to delete a via that I placed in the board manually I get this error. The via (yellow error) was placed to stitch the ground planes together and has nothing to do with the schematic. Why ...
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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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Confusion in selecting relay while designing pcb in eagle

This is the first time I am designing a PCB in Eagle. Everything is going great but the problem I am facing is selecting relay ...
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Eagle-Show all connections?

I am trying to "light" all the net labels that are connected together , to see if everything is right. So for example if one pin of a resistor called "R_A" and another pin on some other chip called "...