Another helpful link for PCI info:
http://www.techfest.com/hardware/bus/pci.htm

> -----Original Message-----
> From: JaMi Smith [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 12:22
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] PCI Schematic Symbol
> 
> 
> Scott
> 
> That's what happens when you hit send before you think . . . you think
> of something else . . .
> 
> The "PCI connector" is not just a double sided pad pattern, as it also
> has a specific width and location (with respect to the rear of the
> standard computer), along with a precisely located slot.
> 
> I guess someone figured they would give you everything you 
> needed in one
> fell swoop with the wizard.
> 
> If all else fails then just create a board outline with the wizard and
> just copy the rest of your design into it, or if that won't work for
> you, then copy the pad pattern and surrounding outline 
> (remember to have
> all layers turned on) to where ever you need it.
> 
> JaMi
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: JaMi Smith 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 9:13 AM
> To: Protel EDA Forum
> Subject: Re: [PEDA] PCI Schematic Symbol
> 
> Scott
> 
> Use the wizard to create a PCB board with the PCI connector, 
> then Make a
> Library from the components of the board (which will only be the PCI
> connector), then copy it from that library copy it to whatever library
> you want it to be in.
> 
> JaMi
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Ellis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 8:51 PM
> To: 'Protel EDA Forum'
> Subject: [PEDA] PCI Schematic Symbol
> 
> I must be missing something! 
> 
> I can't find a PCI connector schematic symbol in any of the libraries,
> even though the PCB wizard will create a PCI board for you, with a PCI
> connector. 
> (Is this a case of the left hand does not know what the right hand is
> doing or what!)
> 
> Does anyone have a PCI schematic symbol that I can use?
> 
> Scott Ellis
> Manager
> Novatex Research - Excellence in Electronic Research & Development
> [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> 41 Yule Road, Merewether, Newcastle, NSW 2291, Australia
> Ph 0412 988408   Fax 02 49636058
> 
> 

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