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Antipad ARK

  • Re: Top layer Ground Planes

    Thanks for the info. If I want the top layer ground plane a certain distance from the non-ground throughhole pin, do I increase the anitpad dimension in "modify design padstack " menu? I want to prevent potential arcing from a signal pin to a ground plane surrounding the throughhole signal...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by fvascon on Mon, Sep 30 2013
  • Top layer Ground Planes

    I am creating two ground planes on the top layer using Polygon shape, CLASS Etch, SUBCLASS-Top. I have routed the NON-ground nets on the bottom layer and left only the Ground nets for the TOP layer. Will the anitpad of the through-hole pins prevent the ground plane from connecting to the non-ground nets...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by fvascon on Mon, Sep 30 2013
  • Question about "Enable Antipads as Route Keepouts (ARK)"

    Hello, I have defined an Anti Pad for the differential pairs of a high speed connector within the padstack for those pins. I have checked the box beside "Enable Antipads as Route Keepouts (ARK)" on the parameters tab of the padstack. Is there anything else I need to enable within Allegro (16...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by W86GT on Tue, Mar 13 2012
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