• 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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  • Understanding Through Hole Land Patterns

    August 17, 2020 Viktorrine_Ira

    What is a punched hole? Should I use the drilled hole diameter or the finished hole diameter? I bet you’re thinking of those questions when trying to create your PCB land pattern for a through-hole component.  At SnapEDA, our engineers analyzed different through-hole land patterns to help you produce the best libraries for your designs.…

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