Re: [PEDA] Antwort: Autorouter

2004-01-21 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
width/spacing rules between individual nets and classes/groups does it really do all this? Regards, Emanuel --- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 56 483'34'34 Taefernstrasse 20

Re: [PEDA] Antwort: Antwort: Autorouter

2004-01-21 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Mike Thanks for this detailed answer. It seems that I have to try the classes trick to get design rules easier to specctra. I was not aware of this - currently we work with manually edited .rul files. Emanuel --- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann

Re: [PEDA] Autorouter questions:

2003-10-02 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
supply routing. Or just do the power routing manually, lock preroutes and let the autorouter do the rest. No idea if one of this will work, however that would be the way I would try this. Regards, Emanuel --- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] Protel 99SE hangups during compact

2003-10-02 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
but resignated finally and installed SP4 and the latest security patches. I caught the blaster on my home PC! Regards, Emanuel --- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 56 483'34'34 Taefernstrasse 20

Re: [PEDA] Blind vias in P99 / Specctra

2003-10-01 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 56 483'34'34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 56 493'30'20 CH-5405 Daettwil --- Andy Gulliver [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 01.10.2003 01:13:03: Specctra takes its

Re: [PEDA] Controling placement of vias with the auto router

2003-07-15 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
understanding this should do the trick, however please let me know if it really works! Emanuel --- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 56 483'34'34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 56

Re: [PEDA] Orcad Library Importing

2003-07-09 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 56 483'34'34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 56 493'30'20 CH-5405 Daettwil --- Terry Creer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote on 09.07.2003 04:32:00: Hi all, Just got a few schematics and a library

Re: [PEDA] SV: Template for the PCIX standard

2003-06-30 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Antwort: 99SE start failure

2003-01-30 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Brad Once again you hit it: STRG means STeueRunG which is the German equivalent to ConTRoL. This I got , but what the hell means Alt Gr which is exactly the same on both, German and Englisch keyboards? Emanuel Brad Velander wrote: Quick guess! CTRL auf englisch? 8^ Sincerely, Brad

Re: [PEDA] Gerber Import / Viewing in P99SE

2003-01-20 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Terry, I hope Ian's Macro will work for you. Though I don't know it, I'm sure it will be the easiest way to do what you intend. However, if it shouldn't work you may try the DXP trial. I recently did the exact same job with it. There you can import the Gerbers to Camtastic and export it to a

Re: [PEDA] Database maxed !

2002-10-08 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Database maxed !

2002-10-08 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] 1020-pin BGA out-routing question (some add)

2002-09-27 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Hei Juha, I currently don't have the time to work out a detailed routing strategy, but if I hear of such a biest I would consider blind/buried vias. If you choose to go to microvias you even can place them within the BGA pads! Depending the overall complexity I would recommend a 2+N+2 stack

Re: [PEDA] How to select schematic components from the PCB?

2002-09-20 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
our central parts database into part fields of the SCH in real time). However, this could be a useful application for it. If you try it I would be interested in the results. Emanuel -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel

Re: [PEDA] Printing Regions

2002-09-20 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
that. Dennis already detailed it more, I have nothing to add to his post except that I never observed disappearing things. But I just use this feature occasionally. Regards Emanuel -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel

Re: [PEDA] Warning to DXP Users re P99SE files

2002-09-19 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
JaMi I can not comment on the DXP issue of your mail (we are on NT4:(), but I occasionaly have short circuits in the brain, which cause me to do wierd things, and one of those was to delete everything outside the boarder of my current pcb so that I could get a larger print using the PRINT

Re: [PEDA] How to select schematic components from the PCB?

2002-09-19 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Steve Do you want to select the component or just jump to it in to the schematic? I don't know if it can be selected in either direction but it can be jumped to in either direction! Just click on the red probe Icon and then on the component to be junped to. You only have to ensure that the

Re: [PEDA] GND Plane Neck

2002-09-11 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] GND Plane Neck

2002-09-11 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Solder jumper

2002-09-05 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] File Size Limit?

2002-08-27 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Hi Jason, No idea about the size limit, but does your assembly house require the poly planes included? Emanuel Jason Morgan wrote: Hi, Due to some weirdness at our assembly house, they can't accept a normal pick and place file. They want a Protel ASCII PCB file, which they then

Re: [PEDA] Matched Lenghth Constraint

2002-08-13 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
To match the net length you have to prolong the shorter tracks. This usually is done by laying them out as a meander. These parameters define the shape of the meander. I think this is more a feature for the future, because this shall tell the autorouter how to match net length. The current

Re: [PEDA] Using library

2002-07-15 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Ferdinando, What you are trying to do is about the way we currently are working here. To have a halfway proper setup you should choose the database storage system. With this system you can setup workgroups with individual logins for each member and then are able to (manually) lock (write

Re: [PEDA] startup window

2002-05-15 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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[PEDA] spaces in filenames (was: spaces in footprint names)

2002-03-13 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
if its Protels or Camtastics problem. Does anybody of you out there have more experience with this feauture, especially does anybody know if this impacts PCB production? Thanx, Emanuel -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel

Re: [PEDA] Pallets

2002-03-06 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
in Protel when you have poured internal planes was OK. Or does Protel just choke on pallets? (showing my ignorance...) What's a pallet? (in this context) Steve Hendrix -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel

Re: [PEDA] Writing messages all day . . .

2002-02-14 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
time on their hands . . . JaMi Smith -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30

Re: [PEDA] Gerber Error: Film too small ??

2002-02-05 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Multiple database users

2002-01-28 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
keep on setting up ddb's as multi user capable hoping the day comes that it really becomes useful! (As long one is able to dream, his soul is living) Emanuel -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] Re[2]: Protel Viewer

2002-01-17 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Tasking tools

2002-01-15 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] closing pads on paste mask

2002-01-14 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] PLD symbols in a schematic

2002-01-10 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30 20 CH-5405 Daettwil

Re: [PEDA] closing pads on paste mask

2002-01-10 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
a paste mask with closed pads for this parts. Has anybody an idea how this is done clever. Georg -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483

Re: [PEDA] Project woes

2001-12-20 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
for rigid/flex increase over the additional connector/cable/test/assembly costs in your project. Regards, Emanuel -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0

Re: [PEDA] Tasking offer

2001-12-13 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
the problem, but I didn't hear anything since. Is it just me ? Rene -- Ing. Buero R.Tschaggelar - http://www.ibrtses.com -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone

Re: [PEDA] Fwd: Protel 99 SE Training Manual now available for download

2001-12-13 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Antwort: Keepouts DRC

2001-12-12 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Telecast Fiber Systems, Inc. 102 Grove Street Worcester, MA 01605 (TEL) 508.754.4858 x33 (FAX) 413.541.6170 -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41

Re: [PEDA] Connecting Power

2001-12-12 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Protel does not really export to Orcad Capture PROTEL TO ORCAD CAPTURE

2001-12-11 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote: At 08:10 AM 12/11/01 +0100, Emanuel Zimmermann wrote: - Export Protel Schematic as PCAD ASCI How? My 99SE SP6 system does not seem to have this option. The Protel add-on site has a PCAD translation pack, but it says that this is included in SP6. - Open

Re: [PEDA] Protel does not really export to Orcad Capture PROTEL TO ORCAD CAPTURE

2001-12-10 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Integrated Controls, Inc. tel: 415-647-04802851 21st Street fax: 415-647-3003San Francisco, CA 94110 -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann

Re: [PEDA] vias and multilayerboards

2001-11-30 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
AT: http://www.infineon.com -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30 20 CH

Re: [PEDA] TF1Book error (Ex: ATS Spec....)

2001-11-12 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
article number or just search for TF1Book. Ian Wilson -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0

Re: [PEDA] Polygon Repour in 99SE

2001-10-25 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] schematic port references

2001-10-25 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Engineer Tru-Test Limited -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30 20 CH-5405

Re: [PEDA] Urgent help needed

2001-10-23 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote: (1) I don't know what happened. Maybe that the reference point for the .lib part moved for whatever reason. This can cause the component to be placed out of the working area after update PCB operation. (3) (Good practice leaves track ends coincident with

Re: [PEDA] Simple Polygon Question (Maybe)

2001-09-20 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
voices from either -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30 20 CH-5405 Daettwil

Re: [PEDA] Camtastic or Protel?

2001-08-17 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
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Re: [PEDA] Database size

2001-08-07 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
San Francisco, CA 94110 -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Manager RD Phone: +41 (0)56 483 34 34 Taefernstrasse 20 Fax: +41 (0)56 493 30 20

Re: [PEDA] Protel locking out users

2001-08-03 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Engineer CSIRO Exploration Mining - Gravity Group 1 Technology Court - Pullenvale - Qld - 4069 ph: (07) 3327 4685 fax: (07) 3327 4455 email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- MPL AG www.mpl.ch Emanuel Zimmermann

Re: [PEDA] Board Supplier

2001-07-11 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Joe, Have a look at http://www.ppc-electronic.ch/ They used to do very big controlled impedance backplanes. Don't know if this still is true. Good luck, Emanuel Joe Morris wrote: Hi All, I have a requirement for a very long board ( 1m) but am having difficulty finding anyone capable

Re: [PEDA] BGA Design

2001-05-07 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Gisbert, I agree with you except in using the Protel/Specctra combination! Or did you manage to export/import blind/burieds or all these fine design rule settings to/from Specctra? I failed and would be very interested in a way to solve this problem. Regards, Emanuel Zimmermann [EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] BGA Design

2001-05-07 Thread Emanuel Zimmermann
Gisbert, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But, when talking about SPECCTRA, did you find an alternative similarly mighty? I would appreciate to find one, as we need to upgrade our SPECCTRA license just now and their prices are extreme. No, last time I was looking round for something similar was in