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OrCAD is an EDA (electronic design automation) suite that includes schematic capture, PCB layout and several other related modules.

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(Layout Plus 9.2) How to copy a part from one MAX file to another

I have a Layout Plus 9.2 file. I want to copy some components on it to another file (I don't have component library). How can I export those components to a new library? How can I copy them to a new ...
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Find resonance, bandwidth, etc.. from Bode Plot

I am analyzing the following circuit simulation in pspice: I need to find the resonance and cutoff frequencies, bandwidth and the quality factor from the simulation. I know how to do it by hand but ...
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How to mark unused component in Orcad?

How to mark unused components in Orcad? Often there are resistors/capacitors/other-components that you don't want to be assembled in the final product, but you wish to leave them in the schema in ...
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Orcad variables in text

Does Orcad Capture enable using variables to specify values that depends on the environment? For example, I have many pages in my project, and each page/sheet contains a text that says "sheet number ...
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PSpice VSIN frequency - how to set it in rad/s?

I know, that if I want to set FREQ, I need to set it in Hz, not in rad/s. I know, that 1 Hz = 2*pi rad/s, but how to do this in PSpice? What should I enter exactly? and btw. if I want to set VOFF (...
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Connections of SPST switch-ESE-11SV1

I am using SPST switch as a digital input to my NXP MBED Module.I have done the design of the whole circuit in OrCAD Capture and Allegro PCB Editor. the switch I am using is Panasonic's ESE-11SV1.The ...
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How can I obtain PDF from Orcad .dbk?

How can I obtain a PDF file from a schematic in Orcad (with .dbk extension)? Is there a converter?
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PSpice Op Amp Capture Problems

I am designing a circuit in OrCAD 16.5. I have added the libraries in the "place part" section and have used the LM837 and LT1115 Op Amps. When I create my netlist, I am getting the warning "No ...
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Why all layers shows on top (in layout) in OrCAD?

I'm in trouble with Orcad Layout Plus 10.3.0. All layers (SST, SSB, BOT, ...) shows on top when i generate gerber files, and view them with Gerbtool. But everything looks ok, when i open the .max ...
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Orcad issue while designing schematics

I have a problem, I have to do my schematic on cadence. It is a complex board with an Ethernet part, an Alimentation Part, a display part, a microcontroller part etc... So I want to do my schematic ...
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Linux/open-source program to open (OrCAD) schematics for BeagleBone?

I'm trying to open BeagleBone's schematics for an OrCAD file in Linux, but EAGLE seems unable to do the job. What are some options? Original Orcad ZIP file: http://beagleboard.org/static/beaglebone/...
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Error when simulating spice model in OrCAD PSpice

I am trying to simulate a circuit based on TS522 op-amp using OrCAD PSpice 16.5. The manufacturer's website did not have a model for this op-amp, and I had to look for it elsewhere. I was able to find ...
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How to add a jumper in Orcad Capture?

I am making a schematic of a PCB in Orcad Capture. I have to place a jumper. Does anyone know the part number for a jumper or the library where it can be found?
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How to open .sch files? [closed]

I have what should be a schematic file from a vendor, its suffix is .sch. I tried opening it with Eagle CAD but it wouldn't open. I then looked at the file with a text editor and there seem to be ...
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Convert .PCB (Protel) to .MAX (Orcad Layout)

I need to convert a .PCB file created in Protel to a .MAX (Orcad Layout) file. I tried importing by using Layout Plus, File->Import->Protel PCB, but I got an error. Here is what the .LOG file ...
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How to include schematic page name in OrCAD BOM

I am generating BOM in OrCAD. How can I include a part's schematic page name in the Bill of Materials csv file.
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Book Recommendations on Cadence OrCAD [closed]

I was wondering which books on Cadence OrCAD (or Cadence products in general) are good for for reference use and/or have substantial focus on device modelling and simulation. Currently I am using ...

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