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Measuring Nodes in Altium

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Randy Williams

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Hello,

We are completing a design for DDR3 using Altium Ver. 15.1. We have routed the address lines in a T. There are 4 via nodes on each track, one at the BGA ball, one at the T and one at each terminal end. I would like to check the length of T branches and cannot figure out how to measure the length of a trace between nodes. Any help here would be appreciated.

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You need some sort of high speed/SIV function to automatically give feedback on the various skews required for DDR3 memory routing, measuring by hand if that is what you are doing will be a pain....
 

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The problem with DDR lines is the skew relatio9nship between address, control, data lanes and the clock... so you need multiple skew groups and the means to control and record them simultaneously with some sort of indicator. I would look up skew groups in Altium.
 

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