Schematic Design

The best resources for PCB schematic design with OrCAD Capture

  • Quick Tutorial: How to use Intersheet References in Hierarchical designs

    Quick Tutorial: How to use Intersheet References in Hierarchical designs

    This quick tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions on how to configure intersheet references for complex hierarchical designs in OrCAD Capture.

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Use Intersheet References in Hierarchical Designs2:39

    Quick Tutorial: How to Use Intersheet References in Hierarchical Designs

    This quick tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions on how to configure intersheet references for complex hierarchical designs in OrCAD Capture.

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  • How to Identify Errors During Schematic Design2:26

    How to Identify Errors During Schematic Design

    This tutorial will teach you how to activate, configure, and utilize Online Design Rule Checking to identify errors in real-time throughout the schematic design in OrCAD Capture.

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  • OrCAD Capture CIS3:07

    OrCAD Capture CIS

    Enhance productivity and streamline schematic design with the comprehensive schematic solution of OrCAD Capture CIS.

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  • How to Configure and Export a Smart PDF in OrCAD Capture2:27

    How to Configure and Export a Smart PDF in OrCAD Capture

    This video will walk through the steps to download and configure GhostScript in OrCAD Capture to export a Smart PDF of a schematic design.

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  • Introduction to OrCAD Capture: Understanding the User Interface9:50

    Introduction to OrCAD Capture: Understanding the User Interface

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Create Custom Schematic Symbols for PSpice Models

    Quick Tutorial: How to Create Custom Schematic Symbols for PSpice Models

    This tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions for importing a simulation model and creating the corresponding schematic symbol in OrCAD PSpice Designer.

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  • How to Sync the Schematic and PCB in OrCAD1:52

    How to Sync the Schematic and PCB in OrCAD

    In this video, you will learn how to communicate changes in the schematic to the PCB and vice versa once a design is already in progress.

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  • How to Create IPC Compliant Symbols in OrCAD Capture14:22

    How to Create IPC Compliant Symbols in OrCAD Capture

    An overview of IPC standards (IPC-2612, IEC 60617, and IEEE/ANSI 315 ) and the symbol creation process in OrCAD Capture. Learn how to create a symbol for 32-Pin Atmega 328P from scratch using IPC-2612

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  • How to Place Schematic Symbols from Manufacturers1:58

    How to Place Schematic Symbols from Manufacturers

    In this video, you will learn how to search the included providers, Samacsys and Ultra Librarian, within OrCAD.

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  • How to Assign PCB Footprints in OrCAD Capture1:24

    How to Assign PCB Footprints in OrCAD Capture

    In this video, you'll learn how to assign PCB footprints to schematic components in OrCAD Capture, in preparation for netlisting.

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  • How to Place Components on the PCB from the Schematic1:16

    How to Place Components on the PCB from the Schematic

    In this video, you'll learn how to cross-place components from a schematic in OrCAD Capture into a PCB layout in OrCAD PCB Designer.

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  • Where to find included schematic libraries in OrCAD2:27

    Where to find included schematic libraries in OrCAD

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  • How to Netlist a Design in OrCAD Capture2:02

    How to Netlist a Design in OrCAD Capture

    This video will teach you how to generate a netlist in OrCAD Capture. You will also learn how to generate a netlist and create a new PCB Layout in one step.

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  • How to Install and Use the Free Trial of Ultra Librarian for OrCAD5:57

    How to Install and Use the Free Trial of Ultra Librarian for OrCAD

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  • How to Create Schematic Templates13:04

    How to Create Schematic Templates

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Identify Obsolete Parts and Find Viable Alternatives within your Design

    Quick Tutorial: How to Identify Obsolete Parts and Find Viable Alternatives within your Design

    Component availability and lifecycle aren’t static. With supply chain issues on the rise this can create many issues during the design process, regardless of the length of your design cycle....

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  • Rules to Make Schematics Clear and Easy to Understand

    Rules to Make Schematics Clear and Easy to Understand

    Schematics are an essential tool to help engineers communicate design intent to multiple stakeholders. This piece will walk you through how to create effective, easy-to-understand schematics.

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  • Electronic Component Selection Guidelines

    Electronic Component Selection Guidelines

    Poor component selection can lead to many problems. Luckily, there are ways to choose parts that will deliver projects on time and produce functional boards, leaving both you and your clients happy.

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  • UltraBOM® -Tutorial and Demo21:07

    UltraBOM® -Tutorial and Demo

    This webinar will teach you how to get all your component information without ever leaving OrCAD Capture. In this video you will learn how to search for Digi-Key part information, select and place sym

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