• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Seeed’s Open Parts Library Now Available on SnapEDA!

    November 25, 2015 natasha

    We are excited to announce that Seeed Studio’s Open Parts Library is now available on SnapEDA! For those unfamiliar with Seeed, they’re an open hardware facilitator based in China that inspires startups and makers with electronics resources, and provides in-house engineering, supply chain management, and manufacturing services. What exactly is the Open Parts Library? When designing a circuit board…

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  • Part Verification on SnapEDA

    September 19, 2015 natasha

    I am often asked how SnapEDA vets the quality of the CAD files it provides. Since launching, we’ve had a rating & commenting system to provide a feedback loop for engineers to report inaccuracies with CAD files, or to vouch for their quality. Although this system is leaps and bounds better than any other alternative means of sourcing CAD files, we’ve long wanted to…

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  • How to Rate Your Downloads on SnapEDA

    July 24, 2015 natasha

    If you’d like to provide feedback on a part you download from SnapEDA, you can easily rate it on each part page as shown below. But if you download many parts, it could be time-consuming to visit each page to rate it after downloading. We’ve now made it much easier to provide your feedback on the…

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  • Export to Pulsonix is Live!

    June 25, 2015 natasha

    Last Fall, we announced that we would be adding support for Pulsonix. This month, we’re pleased to say that it’s live and ready to go! Pulsonix, developed by UK-based WestDev, is a professional schematic capture, simulation, and PCB layout tool known for it’s ease-of-use, and also as one of the first PCB design tools to…

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  • It’s Finally Here: Support for OrCAD and Allegro on SnapEDA!

    June 10, 2015 natasha

    Today, we’re pleased to announce that one of SnapEDA’s most requested export formats is finally live. We have released support for Cadence Allegro and OrCAD on SnapEDA! SnapEDA is an ecosystem for PCB design, providing CAD data — such as PCB footprints and schematic symbols– for millions of electronics components. This allows engineers to get…

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  • Linkitz: Wearable Tech That Introduces Girls to STEM

    June 4, 2015 natasha

    We’ve all heard the stats that the percentage of women that go into STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields could be better. Luckily a new class of toys are aiming to bridge the gap by introducing more girls to programming and technology at a young age. Linkitz, a Toronto-based startup, makes code-able friendship bracelets as a way to teach…

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  • How to Ask a Question About an Electronic Component on SnapEDA

    May 25, 2015 natasha

    One cool feature on SnapEDA is the ability to ask a question about a specific electronic component. This is a powerful feature because it allows you to tag your question to a particular electronic component so that other engineers helping you can quickly refer to the attached datasheet, specs, symbol/footprint, and other details needed to pinpoint the issue quickly.…

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