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DAC 2012: Get answers to all of your EDA questions at 78 Cadence demo suite slots

Next week (Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday) you can get all of your EDA questions answered at the Cadence DAC demo suites. There are 78 demos over the three days covering the following EDA topics: Mixed-signal and low-power design RTL-to-GDSII design … Continue reading

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OrCAD Marketplace opens on the Web. Preview OrCAD apps. Download symbols, footprints, simulation models.

Previously, the OrCAD Capture Marketplace was accessible through OrCAD itself. It’s still there but you can get a look at the latest apps to enhance OrCAD (some free and some try-before-you-buy); download symbols, footprints, simulation models; and get a look … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Watch Dave Jones revise his power supply pcb. Fiddle. Fiddle. Fiddle.

In the 10th installment of his power supply design video series, Dave Jones demonstrates the fiddly nature of ripping up and revising a pcb layout. He’s added a couple of ICs and a handful of resistors and connectors to a … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Want the basics of PCB design in 45 minutes? Dave Jones delivers yet again with a free tutorial.

Well, Dave Jones is at it again. This time, he’s recorded the screen of his PC as he lays out his power lab supply board. In 45 minutes, you will be able look over Dave’s shoulder and hear him discuss … Continue reading

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Friday Video: What’s the difference between a bare PCB made in China and one made in New Zealand?

Same design, two PCB fabricators. What’s the difference? Is there one? Well, yes. Dave Jones of EEVblog takes 16 minutes to walk you through some of the differences he observes in his prototype power supply board from two vendors in … Continue reading

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Friday Video: First, Why panelize a PCB? Then, How? Paging Dr. Jones…

Lots of people will instruct you in the art of panelizing a PCB using a design tool but Australia’s Dave Jones (not really a doctor) first explains the engineering economics behind the “why?” and then proceeds to show you how. … Continue reading

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Need to tackle the latest PCB design challenges? October PCB seminars can help. FREE!

Printed-circuit board technology is undergoing rapid change and there are several new challenges to overcome. Some of these challenges include: Multi-GHz differential-pair signal distribution Complex power-distribution with multiple voltages and high-speed, high-current delivery requirements Ever-escalating ASIC, SoC, and FPGA pin … Continue reading

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