[PEDA] Export an IPC-D-356 format Netlist for PWB MFG circuit testingma chine

2001-05-07 Thread Michael Biggs
THIS NETLIST IN THIS FORMAT? CAN PROTEL DO IT? This will save them time from generating files from their Gerber viewer. THANK YOU VERY MUCH, Michael Biggs * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To join or leave this list visit

[PEDA] Protel99SE Question on Text Alignment

2002-02-14 Thread Michael Biggs
Placement Align Text. Now its Tools Interactive Placement Align (components). I'm not sure if I installed a plugin utility a long time ago or what? Does anyone know how I can get this option back on my toolbar? Thanks for the Help! Michael Biggs [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Protel99SE Question on Text Alignment

2002-02-15 Thread Michael Biggs
| Interactive Placement | Position Component Text. Or should be there. But I fear that this is not what searched for? Regards, Waldemar (once more, but first today ;-) ) Michael Biggs schrieb: I often used a function called Align Text. But its gone now! I just installed Protel99SEsp6 on my

Re: [PEDA] Protel99SE Question on Text Alignment

2002-02-15 Thread Michael Biggs
component text dialog -Original Message- From: Michael Biggs [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 11:44 AM Waldemar, That is what I was talking about! Mine is gone I dont have the Position Component Text option anymore. Anyone know why? Thanks for anwsering Waldemar

[PEDA] Fanout for BGA's

2002-03-06 Thread Michael Biggs
Is there an auto fanout feature in Protel for BGA's or is it all manual via placement? I have several BGA and one is a 652pin BGA. thanks in advance for any responces, tricks, or easier ways. michael b -Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Wednesday,

[PEDA] Netlist Import take too long?

2002-04-23 Thread Michael Biggs
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Re: [PEDA] Netlist Import take too long?

2002-04-23 Thread Michael Biggs
Good point. But, I have no polygon pours, but I do have internal power/ground planes. 6 layer -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 11:11 AM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Netlist Import take too long? In a message

Re: [PEDA] Netlist Import take too long?

2002-04-23 Thread Michael Biggs
than the 25+ I have seen waiting without clearing all nets. David W. Gulley Destiny Designs Michael Biggs wrote: Does anyone use a third party schematic capture program then import the netlist each time to Protel99SEsp6? Well I do and it works great always has. The problem I'm having

[PEDA] FBGA fan outs with no net name

2002-04-25 Thread Michael Biggs
to it, incase I ever need to use it. The problem is the design rules flags all these. My question is there any way around this or a design rule I can set up that will not show these no net name fanouts/connections as a violation? Thanks for anyones comments, Michael Biggs

Re: [PEDA] FBGA fan outs with no net name

2002-04-26 Thread Michael Biggs
the violation. These unused pads with dogbones were the only thing with no net names. Thanks for the help gentlemen! Michael Biggs [EMAIL PROTECTED] -Original Message- From: Michael Biggs [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 5:47 PM To: '[EMAIL PROTECTED]' Subject: [PEDA

[PEDA] Materials Group from UL 840

2002-05-15 Thread Michael Biggs
I have this question for anyone Please, I am referring from a UL standard chart for materials group tables related to the CTI performance level category values of insulation materials that are specified in the Standard for Polymetric Materials - Short Term Property Evaluations, Ul 746A, to be

[PEDA] 90 degree C?

2002-07-17 Thread Michael Biggs
Hi all, Anyone run very hot traces @ like 90 degree C on there PWBs and or use surface mount heat sink around the component( like a D-PAK)? Thanks for any response. I know this is a Protel questions group but everyone seem knowledgeable in design layout. Sincerely, Michael Biggs

[PEDA] Find and Set Testpoints

2002-08-21 Thread Michael Biggs
What issues prevent Find and Set Testpoints - from converting connector pads or vias to be testpoints if your Testpoit style and Testpoit usage are all ok. I have to manually go and set the pads for testpoints and they are through holes. The design rules clear ok but why doesnt it pick up on all

[PEDA] Assembly Drawing generated from Protel99SE

2002-11-19 Thread Michael Biggs
I have a question about how to handle Assembly Drawing plots. Does everyone use the Protel package with assembly drawing instructions on mechanical layers for submitting?... ..Or paste the board into another .PCB file with assembly instruction template and print size to fit page for the manf

[PEDA] Assembly Drawing Instruction on TO 220

2002-12-11 Thread Michael Biggs
Does anyone have any formal assembly instructions for a voltage regulator part in a TO-220 package that lays flat with the three pins are bent 90 degrees and inserted into board and the base on a heat sinking pad secured by a screw and nut? I am curious to weather I should include a prepping

[PEDA] Protel Dimensions

2002-12-13 Thread Michael Biggs
What are the options in Protel99SE for dimension information. Mine uses the measurement in (mil). Is there a way to change this to see (INCH) or anything else? Thanks for any help * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To

[PEDA] Copper Distribution

2003-01-15 Thread Michael Biggs
side copper for more ground copper distribution at isolated destinations, but it really isn't necessary unless its a mfg problem. Hammer me head! Thanks, Michael Biggs * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list

Re: [PEDA] perforation

2003-01-21 Thread Michael Biggs
Let the manufacture panelize and or creat the breakaways them for you. -Original Message- From: Edi Im Hof [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 3:04 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: [PEDA] perforation Hi all I'm curently designing a panelisied pcb. The panel is

[PEDA] eight-layer stackup

2003-06-03 Thread Michael Biggs
Anyone have a preferred method of stackup guidelines of web references to layer stackups for 8 layers using four power planes and four signal layers? I am torn between two methods being that I have two internal power planes. Thanks for any help! Also I have a couple of BGA's on this layout and

Re: [PEDA] eight-layer stackup

2003-06-03 Thread Michael Biggs
oops I mean four internal planes, two being power and two being ground planes.. sorry -Original Message- From: Michael Biggs [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, June 02, 2003 3:21 PM To: 'Protel EDA Forum' Subject: [PEDA] eight-layer stackup Anyone have a preferred method

[PEDA] oblong Pads/Slots (plated) in P99SE

2003-10-09 Thread Michael Biggs
I have noticed in P99SE component library that you cannot change the hole size to be a oblong or plated slot for footprints. I know there are alternative ways to call out these drill holes to be plated slots within the pad, but what is the proper or favorable way to do this in P99SE? Thank You in

Re: [PEDA] 99SE to DXP

2003-10-10 Thread Michael Biggs
You'll waist more time DXP! -Original Message- From: Tim Fifield [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 9:32 AM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: [PEDA] 99SE to DXP Well, DXP is in the mail. Am I able to run DXP and 99SE on the same computer with out issues? Any tips or

Re: [PEDA] oblong Pads/Slots (plated) in P99SE

2003-10-10 Thread Michael Biggs
that did not rely so much on operator skills and reading ability both of which are on downward trends doesn't the excellon format support slots? Dennis Saputelli John A. Ross [Design] wrote: -Original Message- From: Michael Biggs [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October

[PEDA] BGA Tenting/Specifications

2004-01-05 Thread Michael Biggs
Can get I a few opinions about how you guys handle BGA components in your layouts? Do you generally tent (using tenting in Protel99SE via properties) the dog-bone vias that branch off of each BGA pad to prevent solder thieving or specify in your specifications to Plug top side vias. There may be

[PEDA] DataBase Size too big!

2004-05-10 Thread Michael Biggs
After designing a PCB in 99SE SP6 and my database file keeps getting bigger. Of coarse I always save different file names of my design every so often. But here is my question, after I have deleted all the extra files and deleted my recycle bin files why is my database file still very large? I