Schematic Design

The best resources for PCB schematic design with OrCAD Capture

  • How to Setup Xnets in your PCB Design1:02

    How to Setup Xnets in your PCB Design

    This quick tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions on how to setup XNets for your PCB design using OrCAD Capture and OrCAD PCB Designer.

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  • How to Edit Net Aliases in Bulk1:32

    How to Edit Net Aliases in Bulk

    This quick tutorial will provide step-by-step instructions on how to modify net aliases in bulk using OrCAD Capture and Excel to efficiently update net names.

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Estimate the Board Space Required for the Components in your Design

    Quick Tutorial: How to Estimate the Board Space Required for the Components in your Design

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on how to determine the space required for components on the PCB during the schematic design with the CircuitFit App.

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Find Designs Containing Specific Components

    Quick Tutorial: How to Find Designs Containing Specific Components

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on finding every design where specific components are used by searching the design repository and sub folders with the Find in Design App.

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  • Quick Tutorial: How to Highlight Parts by Property Within the Schematic

    Quick Tutorial: How to Highlight Parts by Property Within the Schematic

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on how to color-code components on the schematic canvas based on a specific property with the Highlight by Property App.

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  • How to Highlight Parts by Property Within the Schematic1:00

    How to Highlight Parts by Property Within the Schematic

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on how to color-code components on the schematic canvas based on a specific property with the Highlight by Property App.

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  • How to Estimate the Board Space Required for the Components in your Design0:54

    How to Estimate the Board Space Required for the Components in your Design

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on how to determine the space required for components on the PCB during the schematic design with the CircuitFit App.

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  • How to Find Designs Containing Specific Components0:46

    How to Find Designs Containing Specific Components

    This quick how-to will provide step-by-step instructions on finding every design where specific components are used by searching the design repository and sub folders with the Find in Design App.

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  • 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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