Learn Altium Essentials – Doing PCB Layout (Lesson 4)

Lesson 4 from the Learn Altium Essentials Course which I have created for you! Enjoy!

(00:00) Hide component reference designators
(00:27) Split window, Cross select Mode
(01:10) Reposition components – ISL6236
(01:58) Showing windows with PCB Filter / Inspector
(02:20) Setting up grid, switching off nets, customize toolbar
(03:34) Start reposition with the BOOT components
(04:02) Setting up rules: Component clearance
(05:10) Reposition components – ILIM, VREF3, REF
(06:10) Reposition components – FB, RFIN
(07:40) Reposition components – POK, EN LDO, EN
(08:40) Reposition components – ISL6236 power
(11:15) Reposition components – Transistors, Inductors, Capacitors
(13:20) Reposition components – Pads
(14:38) Creating layer sets: Top, Bottom, Top & Bottom
(16:28) Do not show grid, Highlight net, Highlight intensity
(18:05) Placement optimization – BOTTOM
(23:02) Setting up rules: Clearance, Width
(24:05) Drawing layout: Preliminary connections on Bottom layer
(27:31) Assigning a color to a net (GND)
(28:40) Setting up the board stackup
(30:26) Placement optimization – TOP
(33:11) Setting up VIA: default, Routing style, Hole size
(35:14) Placing VIAs
(36:18) Copy and paste layout, snapping point
(37:53) Backspace deletes more segments
(38:08) Connecting rest of the signals
(47:44) Show all connections, connect everything (GND, VIN, …)
(57:05) Checking for violations and fixing them
(59:34) End of Part 4

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