• Did none of you tried to add a Plating layer in the StackUp Editor?

    #StackUp #Plating
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    created by alicia
  • DC Drop Analysis

    Hi, what interpretation we can draw if current density fails?
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  • Z-target Lumped vs Distributed

    Is the calculated Z-target for a lumped AC decoupling analysis different than for a distributed AC decoupling analysis?   The distributed AC decoupling analysis uses currents per pin (assume 1A, 1 out of 10 pins...
    m3lg4ng
    created by m3lg4ng
  • DxDesigner Trial

    Hello, I am looking for a software to use in PCB design in my company.   I would like to know if there is any way to download a trial or an evaluation version of the DxDesigner?   Thank you.
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  • PCB Tech Talk Podcast

    Check out all the archive episodes of PCB Tech Talk, and follow this thread to get notified of the latest episodes as they come out! Looking to get new episodes faster? Subscribe to PCB Tech Talk on iTunes: PCB Tech...
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  • Easter eggs on your PCB or chips?

    In honor of the upcoming holiday, John McMillan's latest post on the PADS Blog celebrates our favorite kind of "Easter eggs"—the kind that creative designers enjoy leaving on their PCBs. Check it out (it's worth...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • Last chance to submit a design to the Technology Leadership Awards

    Hey everybody,   Just wanted to send out a reminder that tomorrow is the deadline for submissions to the TLAs. If you need a bit of help filling out a last-minute application, be sure to check out Vern's guide ...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • Creating a winning entry for the 2015 Technology Leadership Awards

    You've likely read about the upcoming 2015 Technology Leadership Awards, and you may have already decided to submit a design to the competition (if you haven't, you should consider it!). If you're unsure about the nex...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • Announcing the 26th annual Technology Leadership Awards

    Entries are now being accepted for the 26th annual Technology Leadership Awards. Learn more and plan your entry!
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • Technology Leadership Awards '15 — submissions open soon!

    Be among the first to know when the submission window opens for the 2015 Technology Leadership Awards by signing up at our TLA page on Mentor.com. You won't want to miss your opportunity to submit a design to this pre...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • Announcing the winners of the PCB Forum survey participation drawing

    Here are the winners of our drawing among all the PCB Forum survey participants worldwide:   Ticket    Winner 53          James Hood, Echostar, Denver...
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  • TLA - Behind the Design: Visteon®, India

    This is the thirteenth post in a series showcasing the winners of the 2014 Technology.   Runner up in the Transportation & Automotive category: Visteon, India.   http://www.mentor.com/pcb/blog/post/b...
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  • Congratulations to the 2014 winners of the Technology Leadership Awards!

    Mentor Graphics would like to heartily thank everybody who submitted their designs to the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards. We're proud to announce the winners in each category:   Category: Best Overall Design C...
    erin_gowdy
    last modified by erin_gowdy
  • New Blog Post: 3D Printers for Printed Circuit Boards

    John McMillan has just posted on the PADS Blog a fascinating overview of some of the progress made in 3D printing PCBs, noting that "items like wearable electronics, paper circuits and even printed computers have been...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • How to stay updated on the PCB Systems Design communities

    Hello, and welcome to Mentor's updated community space!   The new interface is quite different from the old one. One of the useful new features is the ability to "follow" the communities whose content you're int...
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  • Announcing the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards!

    Mentor Graphics is pleased to announce the opening for submissions to the 2014 Technology Leadership Awards (TLA)! All users of Mentor Graphics PCB design tools are welcome to submit designs to this prestigious compet...
    erin_gowdy
    created by erin_gowdy
  • New U2U Automotive 2014

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  • Difference between copper and plane area

    Hi,   I am new to PADS software.   I need to know , what is difference between Copper and Plane area.   I know that the plane area is to connect particular nets using copper.   what is copper??...
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  • I am new to  Mentor graphics

    hi......       i am college student.i am very eagar to study about this software,i know somewhat only.i want start from its basic,so please referrence any site or pdf for me.
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  • how to Change part type in batch using script

    actually,I wanna change the part type of all the components in the logic schematic  using  new lib. so I need find one command to realize this function automatically.   does anyone know how?   T...
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