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  • Getting libraries and footprints from a PCB Editor file for use in the original OrCAD Capture file.

    I'm quite new to OrCAD and all the software packages, and so have a very low understanding of things while I'm trying to learn. My problem is that I have an exisiting Capture file that I would like to update, add parts to, and export to the PCB Editor. The capture file has several issues when...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by ColdBoondock on Sun, Jul 6 2014
  • Capture CIS_Show Footprint

    Can someone explain how I can set the correct paths for my symbol library so that I can view footprints inside capture. I have set the psmpath to the folder where my .psm and .dra files are located in the environment editor. However, when I select my part and choose show footprint I get an error stating...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by engineer123 on Mon, Oct 31 2011
  • Warnings Creating a Netlist

    Hello i'm trying to make a PCB desing using the Cadence OrCAD Release 16.3, when i finish doing my schematic on Capture, and i try to create a netlist, there is a warning message that refers me to the "netrev.lst" file, i open it and there are this 2 errors: #1 WARNING(SPMHNI-192): Device...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by EaCmBoThOm on Tue, Aug 23 2011
  • PCB autorouter(spectraa) not converging

    Hi, I am making my first pcb with a xilinx fpga device(256 pin BGA package).I am simply connecting the all I/O's to 4 standard 40 pin connectors.Are padstacks necessary for PCB routing??.I have drawn the schematic in Capture imported it to Layout_Plus and autorouted it. But after 3 hours of autorouting...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by bennyn1 on Thu, Sep 2 2010
  • footprints ok in component browser but not on layout

    Hello, I am using footprints edited by my company and I try to edit a PCB using Allegro PCB Design. I updated all the footprints,specified the paths PSMPATH and PADPATH. When I add a component on the schematic using component browser, I see the footprint associated while after using Design Sync to export...
    Posted to PCB Design (Forum) by romaric on Fri, Apr 23 2010
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