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How could I get the footprint name in Altium?

I am creating a component in such a way that in the schematic file it would be possible to change the footprint, and the component parameter "Package" will be updated. I tried to put "=...
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Altium 22 or above - copying part parameters from supplier information into part for easier part creation

I have some parts that show up in altium 22 or above (using 24), but if the footprint and other information isn't there, it needs to be created. (NOTE: if you right click on the supplier there is no ...
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How can I use the external library for the 2EDF7175F Gate Driver by Infineon in LTSpice?

I want to simulate a circuit including the Infineon 2EDF7175F (Gate Driver) in LTSpice 17. This is my circuit: I created both the irfl024z (Mosfet) and the 2EDF7175F by opening the .lib in LTSpice ...
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Importing Cadstar/Orcad project into Altium

I have a couple of questions regarding the importing process from Cadstar/Orcad project files to Altium. First question is regarding the importing process itself. I have managed to import into Altium ...
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How can I rename Altium Library file and apply source change for each component?

I want to change the name of the library files in my Altium Project (inside the folder "Libraries" you can find .SchLib and .PcbLib). I can righ click them and select the rename option. That ...
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What are some best practices for library management for schematic and PCB design?

Most CAD packages use a "symbol" and "footprint" library approach when it comes to designing schematics and PCBs. Some (like recent versions of Altium) have "component" ...
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Importing LTSpice Library or Component model from Github

Instead of having my library on my machine which runs LTSpice, I want to put them on the cloud, something like Github, where I save all my library components, models and symbols and import them to my ...
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Altium Designer: multiple errors while adding a new component from a library after placing for the first time into PCB file

I'm working with the Altium Designer version 20.2.4. I'm using only 2 libraries. The first has only one component, a microcontroller from ST. The second is a library where another person put a lot of ...
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Altium: Correct way to handle multiple variants of the same IC

The component AMS1117 comes in three packages. Then each package has a part that gives different fixed output voltage. Here is the table: When creating the library for this in Altium designer, I ...
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Passing Serial Object Created by a Library to another Library

I am trying to create a library for Topway brand LCD based on this docs. Inspired by this library header file, and source file I have created a Serial object in my library which is fix.h and fix.cpp. ...
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Altium footprint library

I created a new PCB library in Altium. I want to add a 3D model of the component, but I don't want to download the 3D model step file of a component on my computer. Can I directly import it to my PCB ...
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Does TI or someone provide the component libraries for free for KiCad?

I am designing a circuit and PCB using KiCad. I would like to know whether TI or someone provides component libraries for free for Kicad or not.
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Does it make sense to add a few footprints into the schematic component in Altium?

I'm new to Altium. I have a question about libraries in Altium. If I draw a passive component such as a capacitor in the schematic library of Altium, after all packages of capacitors like 0402, 0603, ...
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How to inject load dump transient in LTspice

I wanted to simulate load dumping in LTspice by introducing a transient at load side. But I didn't find any block in LTspice library to do so. Can anyone assist me in that regard?
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How can I remove the designID from showing on the schematic in all components in Altium?

I am creating a new database library for Altium using Microsoft Access 2016. I've only ever previously used database libraries using Excel, integrated libraries or had someone else in a company manage ...
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Version control for component libs in Altium

I am using Altium for years, but never succeeded in efficient usage of SVN or GIT for managing the Altium component libraries. Now we are 2 engineers working on the same HW design. We are struggling ...
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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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Altium: One resistor, mutliple values in library

This question has been asked 8 years ago, but I'm hoping for a new answer. In the past if I have wanted to create a 0402 resistor and have several different values, I have created several different ...
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Problem creating a VI when importing a DLL in Labview

I want to import a DLL to Labview and create VIs from my functions. For simple functions with common data types, it works well. My problem is when the function has a struct data type. I followed ...
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there is an undefinable text as .subckt in the edit spice model section. how can I find the correct one?

I want to copy and use the .SUBCKT model of UCC28C43 which is in an OrCAD capture schematic. I did as follows but the .subckt contains the undefinable text. why is that so? how can I find the correct ....
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Why are my soil sensor outputs starting correct, but turning into nonsense?

I have two Adafruit STEMMA Soil Sensors STEMMA Soil Sensors that I've hooked up to an Arduino nano, telling a solenoid valve when to open. I also have a rain sensor and photoresistor to determine the ...
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Are simulation models for components like ADCs and microcontrollers not available for Proteus?

I am looking for simulation models of ADCs (ex. ADC3563, ADS52J90) that would be suitable for my application, but I cannot seem to find any. The built-in ADCs available in Proteus do not satisfy my ...
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Is it possible to import altium libraries all at once

I am trying to setup my own library folder without using the altium 365 or the vault feature. Is there a way I can install all the intlib/pcblibs+schlib all at once or make it part of a project ...
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Add downloaded components to existing library in Altium?

I have just started using Altium as a student after using Eagle for a lot of years. I download part libraries from sites like Ultra Librarian and can use the supplied script to generate a library with ...
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How to install the downloaded model file to pspice?

I am newbie in pspice.I am using 17.4 version of Orcad.I have downloaded mosfet model from a site.Model includes this files: "device.lib" , "device.olb" and "device.ind" ...
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LTSpice Third Party MOSFET Error Message

I am trying to work out a simulation circuit with different nmos(2n7000) and pmos(ZVP2106A) within LTspice. But I just don't know what to do to make the simulation run. I've taken careful procedures ...
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Is there a KiCad library loader for Linux? [closed]

I have been using Designspark PCB with Library loader for years now. Library loader lets me import and use any footprint instantly once I download it. But I want to switch to Linux with KiCad, and I ...
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Unable to generate device simulation libraries from Quartus Prime

I am using Quartus 18.1. I am trying to generate device simulation libraries as per the procedure here: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/programmable/support/support-resources/knowledge-base/...
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Is bare-metal programming still a thing? [closed]

I am in the learning phase of embedded systems programming. I am curious about the industry practices. Nowadays the microcontrollers are getting powerful and comes with a lot of memory, networking ...
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Altium 365 - changing the default comment

Recently, our company decided to move to Altium 365 since we are starting a big project where multiple people will be working on a single project. We have a local library that is up to date and used ...
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Which library to use for FT232H, libMPSSE vs libFTDI or something else?

I have an FT232H chip, which supports a max SPI speed of 30 Mhz, I am interested in writing a library which uses the maximum speed of FT232H. And control 4-5 GPIO pins at the same time. I have come ...
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Celestial Altium Library does not show symbols or footprints

I tried to install the Celestial Altium Library a few days ago. I was hoping for a large library of components that could allow me to quickly build some prototypes from time to time. This is in Altium ...
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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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Altium Library Issues- Replace uknown schematic library with know library

I am using Altium 20.1 and my question is regarding the sch library. I generated a schematic library and I want to use that as my default library for the components. When I try to update the schematic ...
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Library for easily interfacing with USB tranciever

Im very new to the field of anything USB related, sorry in advance! I hope my question is clear in conveying my level of understanding and of what I wish to learn. My project involves connecting a ...
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RAST 2.5 pcb design

Currently I am designing a pcb and I need a RAST 2.5 connected to my board DIRECT MATING as seen as picture below (example from google). But as I am searching in the library, I am using EAGLE, I ...
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KiCad footprint or supplier footprint?

I download symbols and footprints from the component supplier into a project's library to go faster but I realized that many of the standard components footprints are slightly different in KiCad, like ...
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PSpice library for a speaker?

I am trying to simulate a current driver using TIP31 transistor for a speaker with known resistor and wattage. Can anyone please help me find a PSpice library for speakers? If there is not a library, ...
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Altium - cannot find standard parts

I am slightly new to Altium and I've not run into such a problem with other EDA software. I use version 20. I can find simple stuff like resistors in the included library and at least a few ...
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In Altium Designer how do I navigate to the component editor from the PCB layout screen?

I am teaching myself Altium Designer 2017 coming from EAGLE. If I want to edit a component in EAGLE I can right click on it in the board view and then click "open footprint". Is there a similar ...
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How to integrate external library into KiCad

I am using KiCad (5.1.5). I got this self-made library from my lab mate he told me to make some changes to his schematic. Inside the folder that he gave consists the following folders and files: ...
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Altium automatically adds footprint to new library component. How to solve it?

I have a problem with Altium and i couldn't solve it. When I add new symbol to my integrated library, by default it has 6 footprints and the symbol designator and comment is same every time (not ...
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RS485 communication between Arduino

I want to transfer data (only numeric values) between Arduino Nano and Arduino Mega 2560. I tried with my own code and tried with several libraries also. Arduino Nano code ...
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Different library for STM32 without interrupt, with interrupt or DMA?

I am an OO programmer, and since some time I'm spending time (as a hobby) with an STM32. For a hobby project I'm using a shift register (74HC595), and LCD. For both I wrote a class to easily ...
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How to name SMD packages in my Pick&Place library

I have massive problem with finding a correct scheme to name the packages correctly in my Pick&Place machine's library. For example: QFN-16 I have one QFN-16 with 6+6+2+2 leads and another QFN-16 ...
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LoRa RFM95/SX1276 libraries for PIC 8 bit microcontrollers

I recently finished prototyping a LoRa RFM95 transceiver with an Arduino Uno using the RadioHead RFM95 library. I am now transitioning to designing a PCB for my project and chose a PIC16F18446 ...
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Altium Component Device "Technology"

I am trying to design a component in Altium that has different orderable variants. For example, my component takes the orderable code XYZ-AAA where ...
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Should we use ieee.Numeric_Std_Unsigned?

I know that in VHDl, there is a multitude of library, I have come to the conclusion that the only 2 library that should always be used are: ...
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Where should be defined a device specific ISR when making a static library?

Suppose I want to make a static library (.a file), which contains an ISR. That library should be used by many AVR MCUs, but each device has different ISR vector name, so it cannot be defined in .c ...
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Altium database library management - Is it possible to edit same database lib by two people?

We are using Altium database library. But our concern is if an engineer is working on the library then another engineer who needs to add new part in the same database have to wait. Is there a way to ...
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