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    Closed: Re: sorry dont like it

    Hi dude

    To be fair, the post counts for all users were actually a lot higher than they should have been.

    On the previous platform I do not think Gulson ever re-synced the post counts, I think...
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    Closed: Re: sorry dont like it

    Hi Everyone

    Gulson, it is a great job you have done.

    Considering the amount of users on EDAB and the small amount of comments here, I would say it is a success.

    The forum is not any faster...
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    Sticky: Advertisements hidden in posts on EDABoard

    Dear users

    It seem some user have been making use of EDABoard for marketing and sale purposes by "stealth" and that makes me a little frustrated.

    To be clear

    We have only one category where...
  4. Closed: Re: SATA Layouts needed

    Depending on the substrate used, the surface is not always even, so choice of pre-preg can be quite important especially if you are using very thin distances between the trace and ref plane and also...
  5. Closed: Re: SATA Layouts needed

    I was going to list a few but please use these terms and type into google



    There are ones from intel and also some from Xilinx and Altera in those results.

    All are based on specific stackups...
  6. Closed: Re: Touchpad

    There are many touch controllers around now

    http://www.maxim-ic.com/quick_view2.cfm/qv_pk/3402
    http://focus.ti.com/docs/prod/folders/print/tsc2046e.html...
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    Closed: d-i-y gsm signal jammer scheme

    What is even more amusing is the amount of users who are posting from the SAME IP address.

    To be clear to any users, yes your IP is recorded for every post and this can be seen by any moderator...
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    Closed: Re: Tuner Placement & Routing

    If you are mounting a silicon tuner onto the main PCB you will need to let us know what frequencies it will cover and what PCB materials and stackup will be used.

    Dropping thickness between route...
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    Closed: Re: HDMI interface

    You can get cost from Mouser from general idea.

    Remember the HDMI spec ask you be able to drive I2C and CEC over a long cable so it is not just level shift and ESD.

    So far I have not seen any...
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    Closed: Re: HDMI interface

    You will need to use an interface IC.

    For ESD and for level shifting.

    Have a look at IC from California Micro Devices available from Mouser to meet HDMI spec.

    :F
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    Closed: Re: Best libraries

    Annoying, no, but it is the total foundation of your design and logically the most important process.

    Do you really wan't to trust your design on other peoples parts ?

    :F
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    Closed: Re: Best libraries

    Hi

    You will never get what you want.

    Library creation is part of the design process, so its a practice you will need to get used to I am afraid.

    :F
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    Closed: Re: Question about layout / placement of crystal

    Is it not an option to use a SMT Oscillator instead?

    I assume the bottom 2 pins on right is the IC OSC pins and the tap on the xtal going to the upper row pins is designed for some other purpose....
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    footprint library orcad

    I started reading this thread but after seeing the complete frenzied postings I am inclined to stop this thread.

    Its already a mess and becoming even more so very quickly.

    If you are going to...
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    Closed: Re: PCB house recommendation please.

    After working in many countries with different pcb vendors and doing audits I can tell you for sure that there is good and bad everywhere and to pick on certain suppliers as being "shabby" based...
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    Closed: Re: Altium Designer PCB Benchmark

    The protel/altium router is not worthy of a lot of praise. Fanouts and odd quick job is OK, anything else its sklow and very messy

    its always been like that, they were begged by users at one time...
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    Closed: Re: Rules for Assigning Part Numbers

    Part numbers for an inventory system will depend on your actual internal requirements

    For some a straight numerical code is enough 12345678 others like to break it up t parts and groups so...
  18. Closed: Re: problems with Poly pour in altium designer 6.7

    There is seperate rule for polygons and planes in altium tool.

    You need to set the polygon rule for copper pours.

    :F
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    Closed: negative print in altium 6

    AD is DEFINATELY a resource hog.

    Its a classic example of software developers going mad just because they can!, allocate big buffers yada yada....

    Because the new PC these days have more...
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    Closed: Re: USB2.0 PHY design

    Please look up the NXP and SMSC web site for USB2 or OTG PHY devices and informations

    :F
  21. Closed: Re: PCB Stackup

    Do you have any impedance controlled traces ???

    If you do (DDR, Diff pair, SDR, PCIe etc) then you will need to specify the size of prepreg layers to set the distance from your reference plane or...
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    Closed: Re: Hatched vs Solid pour

    Be careful with this terminology.

    A hatched polygon or pour can also be the same as an electrically solid one depending on which package you use.

    Hatched polygons can have a track fill width of...
  23. Closed: Re: I can't understand why nobody use pro*tel 99 or dxp

    binu G

    I guess you are not having a good day ?

    Altium/Protel has many professional users as does Eagle and many others, even free ones.

    All have good and bad points, none I would describe as...
  24. Closed: learn hardware designing

    Iouri

    Sometimes to be a good PCB designer you need to be able to tell those hardware guys what to do :D

    Package sizes, woltage & power ratings, temperature curves..... todays PCB designer has...
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    Closed: Re: gerber files

    There are tools that can work back from Gerber to netlist, this is part way to what you want.

    Basic theory is that you create a parts library inside the CAM tool then ask it to extract the netlist...
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