• You can now customize your InstaPart requests!

    November 8, 2017 natasha

    Great news for engineers who have custom requirements and preferences for their parts libraries. It is now possible to specify custom instructions when requesting a symbol and footprint on SnapEDA via our InstaPart service! This new feature is helpful when you want to deviate from the standards we use. For example, some engineers want “no…

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  • Our top picks for electronics designers at PCBWest 2017

    September 29, 2017 admin

    On September 13th, the SnapEDA team made the trek down from San Francisco to sunny Santa Clara (in Silicon Valley) for the annual PCB West exhibition. The show was packed with great energy – meaning lots of exciting things are on the horizon for the electronics industry! Here are some of our favorite products from…

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  • GCT’s catalog of connectors now on SnapEDA!

    August 8, 2017 admin

    Today we’re launching Global Connector Technology’s (GCT) catalog of connectors on SnapEDA! GCT is a leading supplier of standard and custom interconnect products. With this new collaboration, designers will be able to drag-and-drop connector libraries into their designs across an extensive 9 product ranges, including USB, SIM card, FFC, modular jack, lighting, DC power jack, and…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • New Symbol and Footprint Filter to Find CAD Models Faster

    July 28, 2016 admin

    PCB designers often tell us that they select electronic components for their designs based on whether they can find symbols and footprints for them. To some extent it makes sense: the investment that goes into making CAD models is significant, and can instantly derail progress on a design. Of course, it’s also human nature to prefer the path of…

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  • Introducing the SnapEDA EAGLE Plugin: Find Symbols and Footprints From Within EAGLE (Alpha Release)!

    March 3, 2016 admin

    When we initially launched SnapEDA, the goal was to make it as easy as possible for engineers to find CAD models (PCB footprints, schematic symbols, 3D models) for their electronic design tool of choice, in a way that provided them with unprecedented transparency into standards and quality. Our vision was to give engineers the freedom to innovate and optimize their designs, with…

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