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 How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) 

Last post Wed, May 22 2013 5:44 AM by tltoth. 4 replies.
Started by tltoth 17 May 2013 03:00 AM. Topic has 4 replies and 742 views
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  • Fri, May 17 2013 3:00 AM

    • tltoth
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    How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) Reply

    Hi

    I'd like to change component class in PCB Editor (16.2) with OrCAD Signal Explorer before extracting xnets.

    The only way I could do it was to change the refdes and use setup advisor->device setup.

    Is there an easier way to do this with this tier?

    Thanks

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  • Mon, May 20 2013 2:39 AM

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    Re: How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) Reply

    Just add the CLASS property to the parts in the schematic IC, IO or DISCRETE. Then this should be transferred as part of the netlist.

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  • Tue, May 21 2013 12:16 AM

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    Re: How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) Reply

    So there is no way around to alter the device class in Signal Explorer easily in this tier. 

    Thank you.

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  • Tue, May 21 2013 6:55 AM

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    Re: How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) Reply

    Hi

     

    I'm not totally sure about 16.2 but in 16.6 all you need to do is to assign an espice model to your discrete devices and run dbdoctor then you will have xnets that can be extracted with OrCAD Signal Explorer

     

    Best regards

    Ole

    Best regards Ole
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  • Wed, May 22 2013 5:44 AM

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    Re: How to change component class (OrCAD Signal Explorer) Reply

    Hi,
    Well I used it to test the diff-pair from the device to the connector by assigning buffer model to the bus pins on the connector. But it was not straigthforward to modify the class from IO to IC in this old release.
    Thanks

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Started by tltoth at 17 May 2013 03:00 AM. Topic has 4 replies.