> Regarding the questions about 3D and autorouter, what parts of Protel do
> you actually use?
>
> - Schematic YES
> - PCB YES
> - Powerprint YES
> - CAM Manager YES
> - Simulator NO, but I may soon.  I think this is an important feature.
> - Autorouter YES, needs improvement
> - 3D Viewer NO, not until it becomes usable.
> - PLD NO, scrap it.  Chip vendors have their own systems which are
excellent (Lattice, Xilinx) and are free.
> - Arrange Components NO
> - Autoplacer NO, this is good only if you are designing memory boards.
> - PCB Miter NO, I don't even know what it's for.
> - Signal Integrity NO, but I may try it someday if it's any good.
> - Database Link NO

You forgot CAMtastic.  I have used it once, not enough to have mastered it,
but it was useful for post-processing and verifying the Gerbers that Protel
produced.  I was glad to have it.

Best regards,
Ivan Baggett
Bagotronix Inc.
website:  http://www.bagotronix.com


----- Original Message -----
From: Edi Im Hof <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: Protel EDA Forum <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 1:17 PM
Subject: [PEDA] Protel usage


>
> Hi all
>
> Regarding the questions about 3D and autorouter, what parts of Protel do
> you actually use?
>
> There are several tools lingering arround:
>
> - Schematic
> - PCB
> - Powerprint
> - CAM Manager
> - Simulator
> - Autorouter
> - 3D Viewer
> - PLD
> - Arrange Components
> - Autoplacer
> - PCB Miter
> - Signal Integrity
> - Database Link
>
> What else do we have?
>
>
> I actually use only:
> - Schematic
> - PCB
> - Powerprint
> - CAM Manager
>
>
>
> Edi Im Hof


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