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How to create a part in Eagle that consists of multiple other symbols? (with elements that share the same pin)

I'm trying to create an Eagle part for an IC which is an array of 5 matched transistors (eg CA3046/CA3086/AS3046D). Two of the transistors are a differential pair that share the same IC pin (pin3). I'...
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Unsupported Fingers for Flex PCB on Eagle Software

I am fairly new to flex PCB design on Eagle and I am trying to make unsupported finger connectors on my PCB. I tried finding tutorials on it but was unable to find any. Does anyone know how to make ...
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SPICE model for the Arduino Nano

I have designed a PCB in Eagle which I want to test. For that I would need a basic Arduino model which simulates what would happen if all the pins would have a high output. Would be better if I could ...
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Eagle I can not change the isolete value of bottom Ground polygon

well this is my PCB design with Eagle Autodesk. Ground polygon looks perfect with Isolate value 0.8128 [mm] on Top. but this value can not effect bottom polygon Why? How can apply 0.8128 isolate ...
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Applying bottom Soldermask layer to EAGLE board

everyone. I have a problem with one of my designed boards. I submitted my order to PCBWay for checking my files before ordering and I was informed that there is no bottom Soldermask layer. This ...
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What width should I use in the dimension layer in Cadsoft Eagle?

I've designed about 20 PCBs in Cadsoft Eagle, and for the board outline I've always used the "20 Dimension" layer, using "wires" of width 0 to enclose the PCB. I did this ...
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Restrict layer issue in EAGLE using C1206F334K1RACTU capacitor

I've been trying to google this problem and find solutions in this forum as well, however, as I am still new to EAGLE and posting in this forum I'd appreciate any advice. I have been trying to connect ...
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Does DesignSpark not have schematic/pcb foward/backward update?

My new job has me working with some engineers from Italy, and they are using DesignSpark to create a in-house machine for testing our components. My mind is currently reeling from two questions. ...
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EAGLE Multiple PCB layouts

In EAGLE, i have one schematic and want to create two PCB designs (SMD and TH versions of the same board). Is it possible somehow to have two PCB layouts exisitng in the same project (based on one ...
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TB9051FTG Model Restrict DRC Error

So I picked up this model for TB9051FTG from UltraLibrarian via DigiKey, https://www.digikey.com/en/products/detail/toshiba-semiconductor-and-storage/TB9051FTG-EL/10123940 I am looking to route the ...
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EAGLE 7.7 do not fill GND polygon

Adding a polygon GND, but it not going to fill at all. Ratsnest - not helping. Orhans also not helping. Any idea?
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TC551001-70 Eagle library

I am looking for an Eagle libray containing the TC551001-70 RAM IC. I have looked for a 32 pin DIP socket but also haven’t been able to find. Any help would be great, thank you. Datasheet: http://www....
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How to set up the rule in Eagle for a type-C connector?

When I put it in to board editor, I get many errors. How to set up rule in Eagle?
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Why does Arduino use external ground at the barrel jack side?

Generally, I use ground "GND" from surface ground when designing PCBs with EAGLE, which is made with polygon -> ratsnest. On Arduinos it looks like the GND pins also use a polygon surface ...
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Eagle PCB G-Code bottom layer incomplete

I first started milling my own boards about 3 years ago using a grbl CNC mill and everything worked great. The designs have been done in eagle cad with the PCB gcode ULP. I put it down for quite some ...
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Autodesk Eagle board testing spots

Is there any way to make a "bald" spot along a route (basically a via without the hole) so that I can test the connection for troubleshooting?
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Blind Via vs. Buried Via

Are these two things similar? Online guides overlapped the definition between the two. From this website, it states that blind vias are a through-hole that connects inner layers, but it can't be seen ...
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ATTiny13 Eagle footprint

I am making a small project using ATTiny13 and designing the PCB using Eagle. The problem I have is that the pins of the ATTiny on the PCB seem to be opposite to where it should be (i.e. top/bottom). ...
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PCB design components

I am designing a PCB but in my country it is hard to find components. As I am beginner, I am afraid to use similar components so I wanted to ask you. I couldn't find this micro USB, I am using this ...
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W25Q128JVSIM footprint sizes

I am trying to make PCB.I am using EAGLE. This is my second PCB design. First was only with pin headers so I am beginner. I searched to W25Q128JVSIM and installed from here. I searched another sites ...
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PCB routing: isolate through-hole pins to force routing through decoupling capacitors?

I'm a beginner in PCB layout, and have a question about decoupling capacitor routing in through-hole designs. I know that in SMT design, best practice is to place the capacitors as close as possible ...
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Suggestions on how to add capacitors to MCP1406

I'm using a mosfet driver, model MCP1406 and it works very fine by wiring it as showed in the following picture (I control it by PE0-2 connect to my microcontroller) and it drives a 2A load (a coil). ...
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PCB Design Eagle Warnings

I completed my first PCB as a beginner. I will send to factory. Before sending I have some questions (noob question :( ). -I have these warnings. These are not important right ? I now which one has ...
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PCB design all power connected together

I am new for PCB design. I don't want to steal your time with noob question but I don't know why this happened. What I don't understand is, I am watching a video and he copies power and pastes it. (He ...
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Autodesk Eagle multichannel schematic

I'm making a multichannel system. I have a channel layout and schematic in a design block. I was wondering if there's a way to show the channel in the system schematic as a module or a simple block(...
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Is using opto-couplers a good idea to switch in between two 80 pin connectors?

I am trying to implement a switch between two 80 pin connector outputs so that I can activate the desired connector. There are high speed signals to be taken into account. Is using opto-couplers a ...
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Eagle all grounds connecting together

I just started to use EAGLE (9.6.2 free version). I am watching someone. When he makes the ground connection, his board's ground doesn't connect with wire but my GNDs are connecting together. Is it a ...
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Can't find 'ltspice.ulp'

Error Message: Can't find 'ltspice.ulp' I am trying to make an ICD-2 clone on Eagle application v9.6.2. When trying to run the simulation linked with LT Spice, the following error is displayed: Can't ...
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Why does the footprint change when I add it to the schematic?

I am using "FTSH-105-01-L-D-K" in my PCB design. When I check the footprint of this component directly through library, I can see that there is enough clearance between the pads (please ...
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MAX9919 Thermal Pad

I am designing the thermal outline plane of this current amplifier ic in a 4 layer board using Eagle Pro. This board will be made using ENIG process. After spent so much time trying to understand in ...
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EAGLE CAD is not giving option to upload the step file

I want to add a 3D package (step file ) in my managed library in eagle CAD as shown in the picture: Then I right click on High lighted text under 3d package, and click on "view on web". ...
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Reason for a EAGLE "tRestrict" (no copper pour) layer under SMD/SMT resistors

I am designing a PCB in EAGLE. In this PCB, the major heat sources are my SMD/SMT resistors. I learned that a general principle to dissipate heat from PCB components, is to place thermal vias ...
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How to export EAGLE 9.6.2 design to CADSTAR 2019.0

Does anyone know how to export board from EAGLE 9.6.2 to CADSTAR 2019.0, so that CADSTAR can be used for making a layout and further netlist? Any readily available ULP script might help. The schematic ...
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Unable to route all pins for MAX30208CLB+ in eagle

I am trying to create a circuit using MAX30208CLB+ however 4 pins of the chip are underneath the IC due to which I am unable to route all the signals in eagle. Can someone point me how can I route the ...
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How to import modules in eagle schematic files into kicad correctly and how to create similar eagle module in kicad?

I have just started learning kicad and schematic design. I am trying to import MKR 1500 arduino eagle files to kicad. I am able to load all the schematic symbols except shifter1. My import procedure: ...
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Autodesk Eagle - create arrays of vias

I want to connect the top and bottom layer with inner layers L2-GND. I've drawn a polygon and then renamed it as 'GND'. Then I need to connect polygons on TOP and BOTTOM with vias. Is it possible fill ...
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Autodesk Eagle check via layers

is there a way with Eagle to check all the via ? I want to be sure that they are all vias from 1-16 layers. I found manually a via 1-15 ( my mistake during placing it ) Is there a way with the error/...
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4 Layers PCB stackup

I'm working with 4 layers PCB and setting layers stackup. This is what Eagle shows me: Do I need to add also layers for solder mask or anything else required for production ?
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4-layer circuit board of GPS module design

I'm designing a 4-layer PCB, containing a GPS module (u-blox NEO M9N) and a Taoglas antenna. The GPS antenna should be on the top layer, and the GPS receiver should be on the bottom layer. Besides the ...
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Eagle CAD: Use schematic as part

I am very new to using Eagle CAD. One thing that I am trying to do is use a schematic that is not in a library as a part in my main schematic. I'm not able to find anything that allows me to do that. ...
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Pad holes are filled in Eagle

In Eagle (v9.6.2), the routes fill the holes of my pads. hence when I want to print it, the pads are all black, no drill holes. What am I missing? I know this is similar to Eagle Ground Pour Fills ...
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Eagle - Create THT package with copper only on bottom

In Eagle 8.2.1 I want to create a package for a THT part. I only want to have copper on the bottom layer around the hole. I don't want copper on the top layer and I don't want the inside of the hole ...
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Part for DC Fan in EagleCAD

I have been designing a circuit that involves a 5V DC Fan. When I was creating the schematic on EagleCAD, I couldn't find something that resembles a Fan other than a Motor. Should I stick with using a ...
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I want to print a breakout board for CH201 sensor on EAGLE

I am completely new to the world of printed circuit board design. I want to connect this CH201 ultrasonic sensor to a breadboard, but the sensor is extremey small and the pins are the width of wires. ...
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PCB antenna connector and copper signal names

I am trying to build a PCB antenna similar to what is shown in this video. At the 6:24 mark it shows the circuit layout below: I am using Eagle to layout the PCB on a two layer board. ...
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Eagle - How to make the router ignore internally connected pins (the other way around)

I have a push-button component in Eagle 8.2.1. The same kind of thing as described in this question: Eagle - How to make the router ignore internally connected pins (in a package) Contrary to the ...
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Arbitrary shape pads

I am having problems trying to design a device with rectangular pads in Eagle: I tried to model them has a pad enclosed by rectangles on the top and bottom layers, as described in this tutorial ...
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Help! Why don't my connections show up on my pcb gerber files? But they show up on the Eagle layout?

Below is a screenshot of my Eagle pcb layout. and below that is a screenshot of my gerber file extracted from pcbway.com As you can see none of the connections show up but they do show up if I take ...
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Is there a way to increase space between connections and ground planes in eagle?

The below picture is a screen shot from eagle. The red shade means gnd. Is there a way to increase the space between where the connection goes and the red, gnd, plane? I'm paranoid I'm going to solder ...
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Is there anyway to get a more solid connection from pads to planes in Eagle pcb layout?

Below, in blue and white, is the suggested pcb layout from the data sheet: https://www.mouser.com/datasheet/2/468/RPX_1_0-1903909.pdf and here is my pcb layout from eagle as you can see in the data ...
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