• New support for Mentor PADS and DX Designer on SnapEDA!

    July 19, 2017 natasha

    Today we’re launching support for one of the most-used PCB software flows – Mentor Graphics PADS & DXDesigner. Whether building satellites or medical devices, hardware designers spend days creating digital models for each component on their circuit boards, a painful and time-consuming process that hinders product development. With today’s launch, Mentor PADS & DX Designer…

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  • Free Webinar – Intro to SnapEDA

    July 5, 2017 natasha

    We’ve added new dates for our free webinar series – July 6th and July 20th. In these free webinars, our product manager Mike Tang will show how you can save hours on PCB design with SnapEDA. You’ll learn: How to download symbols & footprints How to create a private bill of materials (BOM) and batch…

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  • The Top 10 Motion Sensors (Accelerometers)

    July 5, 2017 larissa

    Whether you’re building a wearable device, or an industrial system, chances are you’ll be integrating an accelerometer. Accelerometers are electromechanical devices that measure acceleration across one, or multiple, axes. Some common uses are to detect position, velocity, vibration, and to determine orientation (for example, to orient the display in your smartphone or tablet).  The most important factors to consider when…

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  • Engineer Spotlight: Suresh Joshi from Vicara Solutions Inc

    July 5, 2017 natasha

    Name Suresh Joshi Company Vicara Solutions Inc Role Principal Consultant Location Toronto, Canada   Hi Suresh. Which tools do you use for circuit board design? Why? Suresh: At my first start-up, we began by using Eagle Lite and KiCAD, because well…let’s be honest, they were free and we had no money. That doesn’t imply that they…

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  • The Top 10 Bluetooth Components

    June 15, 2017 larissa

    Ever wonder which Bluetooth processors and modules are most designed-in to products? We took a look at the most designed-in Bluetooth components based on our download data at SnapEDA, which provides free symbols & footprints for millions of electronic components. Note: This data is gathered based on the most downloaded parts on SnapEDA over the past few…

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  • How to pick a bluetooth module

    June 15, 2017 larissa

    When selecting a Bluetooth solution for your designs, you might compare a processor and a module and think “well the Bluetooth processor is cheaper, so let’s go with that.” But the decision isn’t always so clear cut. We had the opportunity to interview Sam De Marco, a sales engineer at Laird Technologies, to get his opinion on the…

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  • Engineer Spotlight: Derek Smith of Tesla Controls

    June 13, 2017 larissa

    Name Derek Smith Company Tesla Controls Role CEO Chief Dancer Location Sunny San Diego, CA   Hi Derek. Which tools do you use for circuit board design? Derek: Altium – It’s very fast and easy to generate high quality output. Also, I work on many projects with mechanical engineers and being able to output STEP…

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  • InstaPart Credits Now Rollover on Quarterly and Annual Plans!

    April 10, 2017 natasha

    Good news for anyone on our Professional or Premium plans: unused InstaPart credits now rollover on quarterly and annual subscriptions! InstaPart is our popular on-demand model request service that allows PCB designers & teams to get any symbol & footprint within 24 hours. InstaPart, along with several other features, is available with our paid plans, or can be purchased standalone.…

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  • How to Convert Eagle Libraries to Other Formats (KiCad, Altium, OrCAD, etc.)

    February 5, 2017 admin

    You can now convert your Eagle libraries to KiCad, Altium, OrCad (and other formats) on SnapEDA. When Autodesk moved Eagle to a subscription model last month, many of our users began asking how they could translate their libraries. We are big fans of Eagle and the new changes they’re making, and are confident that the subscription…

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  • The Top 4 Desktop PCB Printers

    December 13, 2016 admin

    Deadlines are an unpleasant part of life for an electronic designer. While design of a printed circuit board (PCB) can be done internally, manufacturing is generally outsourced. This dependence often results in uncontrollable, and unexpected delays. Just imagine if you had to wait days or weeks to get an assembled PCB, only to find out…

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