See the length matching, that took quite a lot. Hope it helps you while planning your projects (or arguing with your boss 😉 ).
It is very interesting to see, that Junior Engineers can work very well and quite efficiently. This is the prove.
All data are based on a real project, a high density and highly customized x86 board very different from the reference circuit.
Time needed for a hardware development in percentage: Schematic design 26%, PCB layout 60%, Other jobs 16%. More details …
I often receive questions about Freelancing. Some time ago João posted “How to work as a freelancer?” question on our forum and I thought if I write a post and make a video about my experience, maybe it will help you to start your own journey. Phase 1 – Preparation It helped me a lot … Continue reading How to work as a freelancer? The key topics …
Seven reasons why to use time tracking software: Increases focus and concentration, Saves from admin stuff, Saves my time, Saves client’s time, Clients know how much it costs them, Saves Client’s money and My time, Clients know when I am working on their projects and when I am not
Cool software which shows Board and Layout information on top of a real board. Links: – Company: https://www.inspectar.com/ – Short video: https://youtu.be/YUVcjhGFMMA – Long video: https://youtu.be/fQXgdtNalsM – Forum: https://www.fedevel.com/designhelp/forum/test/other-aa/11614-augmented-reality-circuit-board-visualizer
There is a difference in selecting objects when starting at the top left vs the top right corner. I didn’t know about this for a long time. Hope you find this useful.
Why? You can then very simply select elements (pins, tracks, polygons, …) which belong to a particular net class. It’s very useful during layout and helps with assigning colors and creating rules for specific interfaces or groups. Note: This is a tip from my new book which I am preparing. If you would like to … Continue reading TIP #053: Create net classes (if your CAD system supports it)