• why can't activate the Hyperlynk DRC.

    After i installed it successfully, and receive the email of 16-digit activation key. but when i invoke the hyperlynx drc from the Windows Start menu, it just flashed and no any window come out to let me key in the 1...
    yanbo
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  • Hyperlynx DRC crashes

    I have just started to assess Hyperlynx DRC and I keep suffering from the tool crashing when I run Execute Rules. I have attached the crash dump if anybody can make use of it.   Hope someone can help.   Re...
    andyrmanc
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  • HyperLynx DRC activation key

    Dear, I have installed a free version of HyperLinx DRC. When tried to run it asked for a activation key. Please suggest. Thanks, Dragan
    micicd
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  • Hyperlynx DRC Stackup Issue? Or a bug?

    Hi, I'm working with Hyperlynx DRC Free Edition 6.5.1 and obviously I'm running into an issue when working with an imported layer stackup. The import command loads successfully my PCB stackup: But when I save the ...
    andreasdietz
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  • Install is successful but software won't run

    I have been able to successfully install and verify the DRC software, but when I run it I get an error saying it has stopped. No other info is provided but the option to send a report is given, which I have tried. Thi...
    bradcrowell
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  • Minimum impedance question

    I would think that the minimum impedance is the actual trace impedance on that layer when matched. I set the diff rule to 80 ohms. The clocks below were set to 82 ohms differential but HL DRC is displaying 92.77 ohms...
    Marty Fouch
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  • From which layout tools can I translate design data into HyperLynx DRC?

    HyperLynx DRC can import layout data and files from the following tools and formats: Generally, data does not need to be translated into Mentor’s Xpedition format. If your layout tool is not on this list, use...
    cathy_terwedow
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  • Problems installing and running HyperLynx DRC Free version

    Our Tech Support team received a question about installing and running the HyperLynx DRC Free Edition. We’d like to share our response here in the community for everyone to see. The customer reported the followi...
    Marty Fouch
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  • HyperLinx DRC saving project error

    I get a text box saying "An unknown error occurred while accessing C:\Users\JOHNHO~1\AppData\Local\Temp\hldproj27581.tmp when I try to save a project. The folder location has these .tmp file in it O.K.
    j.hosier@ntlworld.com
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  • False positives for the crossing voids rule

    Used HyperLynx DRC Free on one project and got lots of false positives for the crossing voids rule between layers 5 and 6 on a 6 layer board. Also saw a peculiarity with the diff impedance calculation; i.e. difference...
    Marty Fouch
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  • Can I use Netscape to download HyperLynx DRC?

    No. Netscape is not a a supported browser on Support Center. To take advantage of Support Center’s features, one of the following internet browsers is required: • Internet Explorer 11 • Microsoft ...
    cathy_terwedow
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  • HL_DRC_FAQ.docx

    This comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about HyperLynx DRC ranges from licensing and how-to's to import questions and reporting. Each question is also posted individually in the community.
    Community_Admin
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  • How do I translate PCB layout data from PADS Layout to HyperLynx DRC? Do PADS Layout and HyperLynx DRC have to be installed on the same machine?

    PADS Layout and HyperLynx DRC do not have to be installed on the same machine. To open a PADS Layout design in HyperLynx DRC, simply point to the PADS Layout *.PCB file. Alternatively, you can export a *.HYP file from...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • How do I translate PCB layout data from Xpedition to HyperLynx DRC? Do both products have to be installed on the same machine?

    No, HyperLynx DRC and Xpedition are not required to be installed on the same machine. HyperLynx DRC standalone is independent of Xpedition and can accept the Xpedition layout file formats (*.CCE, *.CC) to import the P...
    cathy_terwedow
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  • How do I get technical support for the HyperLynx Free/Gold Editions?

    Technical support for the HyperLynx DRC Free and Gold Editions is delivered here in the HyperLynx DRC community. In the community you can: post product usage questions, interact with other users and Mentor technical e...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • What is HyperLynx DRC?

    HyperLynx DRC is a programmable electrical rule checker for PCB and advanced IC packages. It examines PCB and IC package physical layout data for electrical performance violations of a set of pre-defined rules (specif...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • Where can I find a sample database? Do the HyperLynx DRC Free and Gold Editions ship with a sample design?

    The install tree for the HyperLynx DRC Free and Gold Editions contains a sample database/design that you can use to familiarize yourself with the software. The sample design (*.CIBD file) is located in the …\SD...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • What kind of design problem does HyperLynx DRC address?

    Physical layouts of PCBs and IC packages typically require multiple layers of signal interconnect and power planes for implementation. Oftentimes, the physical arrangement of signal and power-plane metal shapes result...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • What are the main benefits of adding HyperLynx DRC to a design flow?

    HyperLynx DRC elevates overall electrical performance, increases design quality, and accelerates electrical design closure and final sign-off. With HyperLynx DRC, you can quantify design quality and determine which vi...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow
  • How is HyperLynx DRC different than other commercial DRC product offerings?

    HyperLynx DRC offers much higher capacity and much faster runtimes than other tools due to the pattern matching of its unique geometry analysis engine which enables efficient/compact rule coding. In addition, the open...
    cathy_terwedow
    created by cathy_terwedow