• 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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  • InstaPart Credits Now Available

    November 28, 2016 admin

    Based on popular demand, we’ve now added the ability to purchase InstaPart credits. InstaPart is our on-demand service to get any symbol & footprint in 24 hours. Although SnapEDA’s parts library is free, InstaPart provides the ability to request parts that aren’t yet available for download in the library. As we continue to expand our R&D efforts, our mission is…

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  • A Breakdown of Circuit Board Design Around the World

    November 21, 2016 admin

    When you think about electronics design, you would probably guess that the vast majority is taking place in the U.S., India, China, Germany or Japan. But our data tells a different story. We discovered that design & innovation is happening everywhere, and that the electronics design industry is vast, global, and widely distributed. Let’s take a look at where PCBs are…

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  • SnapEDA’s New Issue Reporting System

    November 18, 2016 mike

    We’re happy to announce our new issue reporting feature for symbols and footprints. You can now report any issues you find and we’ll be notified immediately. Here’s how it works: On any part page, you’ll notice the new ‘Report’ button under the symbol and footprint. Simply click on it to report an issue.

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  • InstaPart – Build Circuit Boards Faster with Instant Parts

    November 16, 2016 admin

    In September, we launched InstaPart, an on-demand service that allows designers to request any symbol & footprint, delivered in under 24 hours. But what exactly is InstaPart and how does it differ from SnapEDA’s free libraries?

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