I have two GND Planes on a Design with 2 different net names. I would like to merge them on a Single point on the Plane so they are isolated but only connected at one point.
Any idea how to do this in xPCB Layout VX1.2?
Have a look at ;
If you want a super-easy way to do it, and you don't mind wasting a penny or two,
another way to do it is to add a zero ohm resistor to your schematic to short the two nets at the spot where it makes the most sense.
What i will do means, i will create a user draft layer like "Gerber short1"(depends on how many shorting points). And i will turn it on in the corresponding gerber layer.
But in drc no erros will be shown.
Thanks & Regards,
We do something like this as well. I will note that you need to make sure that you document that these nets are shorted on your FAB drawing or a readme first document or you will get calls from the board house
That method is easy and it works.
The problem is, most good bare board fabricators do a "netlist check" before they start, and if they don't match, your job goes "ON HOLD" until you approve it. (unless you notify them in advance to ignore the netlist check, and then the risk is that you may miss a real error)
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