• Digi-Key and SnapEDA

    Over 1.5MM SnapEDA CAD models now on Digi-Key!

    November 12, 2020 The SnapEDA Team

    You can now find over 1.5 million SnapEDA CAD models on Digi-Key Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components. This means that Digi-Key customers can take advantage of SnapEDA’s free symbols, footprints and 3D models that are compatible with various E-CAD formats, including Altium, Fusion360, Eagle, KiCad, Allegro, OrCad, PADS and many more. About…

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  • Introducing SnapEDA on DesignSpark.com

    June 14, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today we are pleased to announce our collaboration with DesignSpark, an online design community and resource centre for design engineers provided by RS Components. DesignSpark was launched 11 years ago, with a mission of providing resources, tools and technical support to engineers. This is certainly a mission that resonates with us here at SnapEDA, where…

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  • SnapEDA is now available within Proteus PCB software

    March 31, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    In our 2020 Annual Survey, our community mentioned that they love how much time they save with SnapEDA, but that they want tighter integration with their PCB software.  Over the last six months, we got to work in collaboration with your favorite PCB design software companies, with the aim of fully integrating SnapEDA search, import,…

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  • DipTrace users can now design faster with integrated SnapEDA search

    March 23, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today we are happy to announce our collaboration with DipTrace, a popular schematic capture and PCB design tool that  prides itself on its intuitive and easy-to-use interface. With the new integration available in DipTrace version 4.1.2 and later, engineers can now search and download SnapEDA models, directly from DipTrace’s design environment for instant use in…

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  • Introducing SnapEDA for Autodesk® Fusion 360®

    March 11, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today, we are pleased to announce the new SnapEDA for Autodesk® Fusion 360® app. This new app integrates SnapEDA’s database directly within Fusion 360, enabling electronics engineers and designers to search and place millions of electronic component models directly within the Fusion 360 environment. Over the last few years, we’ve noticed that engineers are increasingly relying…

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  • Search and place SnapEDA libraries within ExpressPCB

    February 17, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today, we’re excited to announce our collaboration with ExpressPCB, a free, easy-to-use PCB design software. This new collaboration makes SnapEDA’s parts libraries searchable and placeable directly within ExpressPCB.

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  • How to select a USB Type C connector for power applications

    January 31, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    USB connectors were introduced in the mid 1990’s and have since evolved in their size, shape, data and power transfer capabilities. Today, the latest physical standard is Type C, and besides greater bandwidth and being both bi-directional and reversible, this newest iteration is capable of significantly higher power transfer than previous generations. We interviewed Jeff…

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  • Switchcraft CAD models are now available on SnapEDA

    January 27, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today we’re pleased to share that hundreds of new Switchcraft models are now available on SnapEDA. Switchcraft is a leading electromechanical component manufacturer with thousands of products, ranging from power jacks, to sealed circular connectors, to audio connectors. Their products, made in their Chicago-area factories, are known for being durable and reliable. The new models…

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  • SnapEDA welcomes TraceParts to the SnapEDA community

    January 12, 2021 The SnapEDA Team

    Today we’re launching a new partnership with TraceParts, a leading provider of 3D digital content for engineers. With the new partnership, engineers will be able to find hundreds of thousands of mechanical computer-aided design (M-CAD) models downloadable in a wide range of formats directly through SnapEDA. This new partnership is intended to offer our engineering…

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  • What are anti-pads, and how to create them in Eagle

    December 22, 2020 Viktorrine_Ira

    What is an anti-pad? An anti-pad refers to the area around a plated through-hole, which voids or restricts other signal traces that should not be connected to that particular through-hole. They are often added to avoid short-circuits between neighboring holes. How do we add anti-pads in Eagle? The only way to form a layout closer…

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  • What are QFN Packages?

    December 22, 2020 Viktorrine_Ira

    QFN (quad flat no-lead) package is an IC component best used for programmable modules and microcomputers. It is also recommended to use this package for PCB designs with size, thickness and weight considerations. It is also known as quad micro leadframe package. Using QFN Packages Pros: Size and weight– It is a thin, compact package…

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