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On-Demand Webinar: 3D PCB Design and Analysis: When ECAD Meets MCAD and MCAD Meets ECAD
Many designs have been derailed by conflicts between ECAD and MCAD. Fortunately modern PCB design tools and practices have been developed to ensure MCAD and ECAD can stay in sync. Join the experts...
Timing Designer: Overview
A brief overview of TimingDesigner for OrCAD
On-Demand Webinar: Managing PCB Design Complexity
Learn how to effectively drive design success without driving yourself crazy in this webinar from the experts at EMA
4X Faster Timing Closure on Memory Subsystems with Allegro TimingVision Environment
In this 3-minute video, Bill Munroe, principal PCB designer in the company's Post-Silicon Group, talks about how the technology helped his team achieve 4X faster timing closure on DDR3 and DDR4...
SiliconExpert CONNECT BOM Risk: Getting Started
An overview of the Silicon Expert CONNECT BOM Risk app. This video will help you implement BOM Risk Analysis in your designs. NOTE: you need to be connected to the internet for this app to work...
On-Demand Webinar: Serial Link Design - Meeting the Need for Speed
Things aren’t just getting faster; they are getting exponentially faster at a dramatic rate. As such more interfaces are relying on serial communication to meet their speed and data transfer...
Real-Time Revision Control
During design the only constant is change. See how OrCAD provides real-time revision control and file management to ensure you are always working on the latest and greatest and always have access...
Whiteboard Wednesdays: Best Practices for Schematic Layout
After developing the design specifications from the customer’s requirements, creating a schematic can seem daunting. So where should you begin? This episode of Wednesday will discuss how to create...
Whiteboard Wednesdays: Best Practices for Routing
There are many different ways to route a board, based on the constraints available in your PCB software. While we know routing is subjective, this episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will review three...
On-Demand Webinar: Optimizing Power Supply Design
Precise and efficient power delivery is more important than ever in our always-on, always connected world. Learn how to design and implement power supplies that will ensure your product is powered...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Designing for Testing, JTAG
A brief overview of why design for test is important with a focus on what JTAG testing is and when it makes sense to utilize it.
Whiteboard Wednesday: What is Coupling
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will review what coupling is and what you can do to combat crosstalk caused by undesirable coupling.
Whiteboard Wednesday: Uses for Copper Planes and Pours
An overview of common uses for Copper Planes and Pours within your design including: power distribution, electromagnetic interference reduction, EMI shielding, ESD guard bands, and heat sinks.
SiliconExpert CONNECT BOM Risk Overview
Discovering issues with part status and availability late in the design process can be detrimental to your project, causing production delays and costly respins due to bill of materials (BOM)...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Best Practices for PCB Part Placement Part 1
PCB Part placement is a very important part of the design process as it will drive the success of the entire project. Part Placement effects everything from manufacturing to electrical...
Whiteboard Wednesday: What is Impedance and Why Should You Care
You learned about impedance in school, but how does it relate to PCB design? This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss impedance and how to implement controlled impedance in your designs.
Whiteboard Wednesday: Via Selection
This episode of Whiteboard Wednesday will discuss Via Selection. This video will cover: - What is a via - The types of vias, what they are typically used for, and cost considerations - Why...
OrCAD Engineering Data Management: Validation
Automatically generate a report that compares footprints versions placed on the board to the corresponding footprint found in your promoted library- verifying all parts are up to date.
OrCAD Engineering Data Management: Libraries
Reduce errors and save time with approved parts in OrCAD Engineering Data Management. Import schematic symbols, PCB footprints and pad stacks. Once components are approved, parts are promoted and...
Whiteboard Wednesday: Best Practices for PCB Part Placement Part 2