Re: [PEDA] AW: [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Suggestions for improving Protelmove component

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
Component in the same session. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 2A3 Phone: 604-222-7456, FAX: 604-222-7307 GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: having W2k installed, can I run...

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
Robi Bittler wrote: Hi guys - Hi a.j. - yes It's me, again - Robi is doing the upgrade dance - that's what you called it, didn't you, a.j.? Anyway - you guys only ever talk about the good things of W2k as an operating system. Could someone please give me the down-sides of it, as well. ,

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: How to install Protel99SE to run on adual boot system?

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
Ian Wilson wrote: On 08:02 AM 19/02/2001 -0800, Peter Bennett said: Matt Pobursky wrote: snip Since I had SP5 installed with the Win98SE, I cannot re-install SP5 under Win2K, the install program says it's already installed. So I went back to Win98SE and uninstalled SP5. Back

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: node not found

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
is still safe in my custom libraries. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * This message sent by: PROTEL EDA USERS

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: misc queries

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
drag option (bottom right of dialog). Ian But when the Connected Tracks mode is on, you can't rotate components! This unexpected interaction is quite reasonable, when you think about it - would you _really_ want to rotate a component, _and_ drag tracks in the process? -- Peter Bennett

Re: [PEDA] Strange behavior on unconnected pins

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To join or leave this list visit

Re: [PEDA] OT: Unused CMOS inputs (was: Reference)

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
on a flip-flop) must be connected so that section will work as intended. If the section is not used at all, the unused inputs can be connected to ground or Vcc as convenient. (but I would probably try to connect things like set and clear to their inactive states...) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004

Re: [PEDA] schematic on my PCB ??

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
. could someone please tell me what i've done and how to undo it? In Schematic, do Update PCB, and be _sure_ to uncheck Generate component classes for schematic sheets at the bottom of the form. Also, in PCB, go to Design Rules/Placement and remove any entries under Room Definition. -- Peter

Re: [PEDA] schematic on my PCB ??

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote: At 09:07 AM 4/6/01 -0700, Peter Bennett wrote: Those are the idiotic rooms that are supposed to be an aid to parts placement. As I recall, we are the idiots who asked for this feature. Just because one does not need the feature in one's own work doesn't mean

Re: [PEDA] Solder Paste (further suggestion added)

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
, through the resulting hole. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Creating custom design rules?

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
kludgey though. Are you sure there wasn't a component clearance check in P98? I'm sure, way back with 2.8 or earlier, I made the resistor outlines .090 wide specifically to prevent component clearance DRC errors. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA

Re: [PEDA] Schematics to Netlist Integrity question.

2001-05-07 Thread Peter Bennett
units short - so no connection if you set the grid to 10, but very hard to see unless you zoom all the way in. Run the ERC before making a netlist. Fix any problems that ERC reports (or understand why they are there - some ERC errors are normal) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall

Re: [PEDA] Invisible Components On PCB

2001-07-18 Thread Peter Bennett
in the Options/Classes form, I think. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] irregular shaped holes ??

2001-07-18 Thread Peter Bennett
, as well as mentioning the cutout in the readme file. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] irregular shaped holes ??

2001-07-19 Thread Peter Bennett
end. i'll make a readme file too. miker Miker - here is a sample of the readme file I send out with a PCB order: From: Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2A3 Phone: 222-7456 FAX: 222-7307 email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] TRIUMF P.O. # TR

Re: [PEDA] Amp Connector

2001-08-07 Thread Peter Bennett
in the connector, but four rows of pads on the board (plus the center ground row) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post

Re: [PEDA] 3d Solids Modelling pkg

2001-09-04 Thread Peter Bennett
a bit further down the price scale, but is not a complete dog. I accept that you get what you pay for so we are attempting to locate a happy medium. Intellicad is a free (or cheap) AutoCad clone - available from http://www.cadopia.com, http://www.atlascomputers.ie and other places. -- Peter

Re: [PEDA] removed from list

2001-09-06 Thread Peter Bennett
at techserv. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit

Re: [PEDA] Windows 2000

2001-09-26 Thread Peter Bennett
Brian Guralnick wrote: news.creativelabs.com - is not a url, but a news group which you need to add to your Outlook Express news groups. Brian Guralnick Sounds more like a news server, which probably carries several newsgroups related to Creative Labs products. -- Peter

Re: [PEDA] Windoze versions compatible with Protel?

2001-10-02 Thread Peter Bennett
(this machime is set up to boot either 2K or 98SE), but have gone back to 98SE - no problems with Protel under 98SE. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Schematic hetero capabilities?

2001-10-23 Thread Peter Bennett
to this in the help or user guide; can anyone suggest a good methodology for accomplishing this? You simply make a multi-part component, the same way you would make the individual gates of a 7400. The different parts of a multi-part component don't need to have the same graphics. -- Peter

Re: [PEDA] ATS - News

2001-11-01 Thread Peter Bennett
it? If the $2,195 includes OziGST, this would (might?) imply the $1995 is Ozi$, not US$, so the ATS price in the US would be ~US$995 (or Can$1500). -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] keepoutlayer and planes ??

2001-11-08 Thread Peter Bennett
camtastic to do that? If you put tracks around the edges you will see them in Protel. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Excellon Drill Files

2001-11-14 Thread Peter Bennett
to place the board in the center of the plotter film. This will, of course, cause the drill file to not align with the Gerbers. Uncheck Center plots on film, regenerate the Gerbers, and everything should line up. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA

Re: [PEDA] Excellon Drill Files

2001-11-14 Thread Peter Bennett
selected in the Gerber viewer when you are importing the Gerbers or the drill file. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] None

2001-11-14 Thread Peter Bennett
be because no footprint is assigned to that part. I would first check on the schematic to see that the correct footprint is assigned to that part, then examine the footprint in PCB with pin numbers displayed to see what pin numbers it has. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC

Re: [PEDA] Excellon Drill Files

2001-11-14 Thread Peter Bennett
, this would put most holes down in the bottom left of the workspace - only holes requiring three digits after the decimal would be where they belong. (my Gerber files use leading zero suppression. A coordinate of 01.500 would come out as 1500 in Gerbers, and 015 in the drill file...) -- Peter

Re: [PEDA] dual-sided connector footprint ??

2001-11-16 Thread Peter Bennett
. Look in the standard libraries for edge connectors as examples. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message

Re: [PEDA] No Net Connection

2001-11-22 Thread Peter Bennett
? Tim Fifield I show such testpoints on the schematic - I made a single pin symbol for the purpose, and a single pad PCB footprint to go with it. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Off-Board components

2001-12-03 Thread Peter Bennett
matter much if I'm building the thing, but it would help the assembly shop.) The footprint I use for these parts doesn't necessarily match the actual pin arrangement of the part. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Connecting Power

2001-12-12 Thread Peter Bennett
ends on a grid point, and is placed right-way-around. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

Re: [PEDA] PCB to DXF

2001-12-18 Thread Peter Bennett
generates - says it's invalid or incomplete. Do you know of a program that will do the conversion I need? John Echols IntelliCad (and AutoCad clone) from http://www.cadopia.com and elsewhere is apparently better at reading and creating old AutoCad files than AutoCad itself is. -- Peter Bennett

Re: [PEDA] Multisheet Problems Updates etc.

2002-01-02 Thread Peter Bennett
, those fields do not define the only legal footprints for that schematic symbol - they just let you list four that can be easily selected. You can type in any other footprint name rather than using one of the pre-defined ones, if you wish. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC

Re: [PEDA] Multisheet Problems Updates etc.

2002-01-02 Thread Peter Bennett
Edit - you don't have to change each part individually. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

Re: [PEDA] Multisheet Problems Updates etc.

2002-01-10 Thread Peter Bennett
to revise the schematic symbol. I suppose that if the footprints listed in the schematic symbol were the only legal choices, you may have a point here, but since they aren't, I don't believe you do. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info

Re: [PEDA] Warning: Unconnected net label

2002-01-30 Thread Peter Bennett
to. Do you have all the individual signals labelled where they break out of the bus? -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Warning: Unconnected net label

2002-01-30 Thread Peter Bennett
Tim Fifield wrote: The bottom left corner of the net name is touching the bus it applies to. The individual signals are labeled where they break out of the bus as AD[0] thru AD[15] Tim The individual signals should be labelled AD0 through AD15 (no square brackets). -- Peter Bennett

Re: [PEDA] Warning: Unconnected net label

2002-01-30 Thread Peter Bennett
both orders on it (for different busses). -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] Warning: Unconnected net label

2002-01-31 Thread Peter Bennett
Abd ul-Rahman Lomax wrote: At 02:49 PM 1/30/2002 -0800, Peter Bennett wrote: I recalled having a problem with [0..15] vs [15..0] in the past, but checked a recent job and found I had used both orders on it (for different busses). *Were these busses connected through ports/sheet entries

Re: [PEDA] Tasking Offer

2002-02-04 Thread Peter Bennett
. Regards, Mark Richards I haven't received it either... -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

Re: [PEDA] Document Options

2002-02-05 Thread Peter Bennett
:) Afshin Salehi DPS Telecom I haven't seen a global edit provision for this. One solution, if you can plan ahead, would be to start a new schematic, fill in all the constant info on the title block, then do Save As to as many different files as you expect to use. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004

Re: [PEDA] Document Options

2002-02-05 Thread Peter Bennett
myself, as it only contains my own *.dot templates. Under Design/Template/Set Template File Name you can select the *.ddb containing your templates, and select the specific template to be used. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs

Re: [PEDA] Solder Mask Removal

2002-02-06 Thread Peter Bennett
layer - anything you place on the solder mask layers will be no mask on the finished board. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Interactive routing - using the * key

2002-02-08 Thread Peter Bennett
unpredictably - perhaps this is what you are seeing? For me, the only predictable mode lets me place tracks at any angle, and does not insert arcs or 45 degree segments at corners. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Countersunk holes

2002-02-08 Thread Peter Bennett
? If you mean the outer diameter of the countersink, that would be determined by the diameter of the head of the screw that you will put in the hole. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] News on TASKING tools

2002-02-18 Thread Peter Bennett
Brian Guralnick wrote: Nothing here in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Brian Guralnick But I got it here on the wet coast... -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] how does smt work ??

2002-02-20 Thread Peter Bennett
overlapping, nor with bottom side tracks running under top side pads (other than possible concern with crosstalk between the signals involved.) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] stackup name discrepancies ??

2002-02-22 Thread Peter Bennett
.) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA]

2002-02-26 Thread Peter Bennett
by default - do Options/Show/Hide to display them. They can be removed under Design Rules/Placement (and prevented by unchecking Create Rooms in the synchronizer) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter

Re: [PEDA] TEST - newly registered account does not receive it's own posts.

2002-03-11 Thread Peter Bennett
Brian Guralnick wrote: Forget it, everything is now OK. Thanks to the Admin. Brian Guralnick please not the change in email address: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I believe there is a speeling erorr in your .sig. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Re: [PEDA] Rubberbanding

2002-04-03 Thread Peter Bennett
of the options or preferences menus. Warning: If drag is on, you can't rotate components! -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] library orientation of designators and types ??

2002-04-10 Thread Peter Bennett
) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] 4-Layer Board

2002-04-10 Thread Peter Bennett
SHAWN wrote: Could somebody recommend a quick-turnaround board house for a 4-layer, PC-104 PCB. Nothing fancy, no blind vias, etc. A Canadian manufacturer would be prefered. Shawn Try Omni Graphics in Richmond, BC 604-276-9717 or [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook

Re: [PEDA] wire or line

2002-04-29 Thread Peter Bennett
readable text, with no electrical significance. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] duplicated net labels and refdes

2002-04-29 Thread Peter Bennett
will only affect those parts that still show a ?. Later, when I have the board finished, I usually reannotate the PC board, then back-annotate the schematic to match. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com

Re: [PEDA] Barred (active low) text

2002-04-29 Thread Peter Bennett
on a printout is affected by the characteristics of the printer and the character set, which may cause the overbar to be stretched, shrunk, or misplaced. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter

Re: [PEDA] duplicated net labels and refdes

2002-04-30 Thread Peter Bennett
listing the errors. (And I think the manual DRC will catch some errors the on-line version misses) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] More Qs :)

2002-05-20 Thread Peter Bennett
produce a Pick and Place file for them. -- Peter Bennett, VE7CEIVancouver, B.C., Canada GPS and NMEA info: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter Vancouver Power Squadron: http://vancouver-webpages.com/van-ps * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto

[PEDA] Re[2]: hidden pin problem

2002-05-21 Thread Peter Bennett
happy. -- Peter Bennett, VE7CEIVancouver, B.C., Canada GPS and NMEA info: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter Vancouver Power Squadron: http://vancouver-webpages.com/van-ps * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave

Re: [PEDA] footprint for smd or through-hole oscillator

2002-05-24 Thread Peter Bennett
solution is to show two oscillators on the schematic, one with the smd footprint, and one with the through-hole footprint (and a note indicating that only one will be installed!). -- Peter Bennett, VE7CEIVancouver, B.C., Canada GPS and NMEA info: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter Vancouver

[PEDA] Re[2]: Issues related to Excellon Format and Scoring

2002-06-04 Thread Peter Bennett
. -- Peter Bennett, VE7CEIVancouver, B.C., Canada GPS and NMEA info: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter Vancouver Power Squadron: http://vancouver-webpages.com/van-ps * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave

Re: [PEDA] help, how do i make rectangular holes in components and on the pcb itself?

2002-06-07 Thread Peter Bennett
, so there is no built-in way to indicate them. One way may be to use two pads with round holes (of a unique size) indicating the ends of the slot. -- Peter Bennett, VE7CEIVancouver, B.C., Canada GPS and NMEA info: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter Vancouver Power Squadron: http://vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Re[2]: Drag Selection in PCB Editor

2002-07-08 Thread Peter Bennett
. * Tracking #: 065025E0A305054685D6AD960080E324CEA14216 * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter

Re: [PEDA] Copper pours on outer layers

2002-07-30 Thread Peter Bennett
suitable, make another one that is!) * Tracking #: 02B75B177BAC5F4E9CAA58158C227486F226FF99 * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC

Re: [PEDA] Copper pours on outer layers

2002-07-31 Thread Peter Bennett
. * Tracking #: 2257EAB63D835E45B29F432319B4FF0452F2A00E * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com

Re: [PEDA] Sch part of Connector (WAS: rectangle hole?)

2002-08-01 Thread Peter Bennett
numbers. * Tracking #: 8607BD69FA99524F9ECEA502C6B7CBD5D31A4356 * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA

Re: [PEDA] HOLE SIZES

2002-09-03 Thread Peter Bennett
#: 4FBB07E2C94D5040DD1C4A083535DB912E4F * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] Friday morning barrage of questions

2002-09-06 Thread Peter Bennett
* -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] Cease the spam

2002-09-09 Thread Peter Bennett
. * Tracking #: EF189E52DE8C71469318073088CA8F6F076FACAE * -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Solder Mask Polygon ?

2002-10-10 Thread Peter Bennett
in this area for me? Thanks, miker Yes - anything you draw on the solder mask layers will appear as a hole in the solder mask. If you only want this hole on one side of the board, be sure to put the polygon on the correct solder mask, and produce both solder mask files. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004

Re: [PEDA] Windows XP- Can't Open Read Only Ddb's in 99SE

2002-10-28 Thread Peter Bennett
. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:proteledaforum;techservinc.com * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] question about new footprint in PROTEL

2002-11-20 Thread Peter Bennett
the wizard takes you out of the make component mode, look through the library for PCB_Component_1 (or something like that) - that will be the empty component the wizard started to make, and you can edit that component to create your own manually. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Hole Size Constraint

2003-02-24 Thread Peter Bennett
- better check/change their hole size) Occasionally, I've had to look through the .txt drill file to find the locations of wrong sized holes. (Look for the tool code shown in the report file, then check the coordinates shown for that tool.) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC

Re: [PEDA] Mixed PCB (imperial metric)

2003-02-25 Thread Peter Bennett
pins not on a nice grid), I will switch the routing grid to 5 mil or 1 mil while close to the offending pin, then switch to a larger grid when I get away from the part. You can quickly switch grids using Ctrl-G (or maybe Alt-G) (Don't have Protel open at present...) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF

Re: [PEDA] design verification

2003-06-23 Thread Peter Bennett
. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] adjacent component placement DXP

2003-07-09 Thread Peter Bennett
want to place on 0.1 inch centers, I make the component outline 0.090 wide - then, even with .01 wide tracks for the outline, the outlines will not overlap. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter

Re: [PEDA] OT: DB9 RS-232 serial port on peripherals.

2003-07-11 Thread Peter Bennett
7 8 1Data CarrierDetect - 8 20 4Data Terminal Ready - 20 22 9Ring Indicator - 22 (stolen from my NMEA-0183 FAQ) -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs

Re: [PEDA] PCB to Sch synchronizer

2003-07-17 Thread Peter Bennett
/Backannotate (in Schematic), if I recall correctly. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL

Re: [PEDA] DESIGN EXPLORER 99 SE DRILL FILES

2003-07-28 Thread Peter Bennett
easily fix this, but it is more comforting to instruct Protel to _not_ center the gerbers on the film - then everything will line up. Is this perhaps what you are seeing? -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver

Re: [PEDA] Newbie on the front

2003-09-09 Thread Peter Bennett
are often too small. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list

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

2003-10-09 Thread Peter Bennett
any way to show non-round holes. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave

Re: [PEDA] NETLIST MERGE

2003-10-29 Thread Peter Bennett
Mike wrote: Hi I have a three sheet schematic in 99SE but I can't output a merged net list. Can anyone help? Mike You need a project file that has sheet entries for each sheet - or put sheet entries for sheets 2 and 3 on sheet 1. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC

Re: [PEDA] How to place non-plated thru holes?

2003-10-30 Thread Peter Bennett
the hole so that I can't run traces where a screwhead might cause a short. The pad doesn't need to be connected to any net. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] State of PCB (aka EDA) tool business

2003-11-03 Thread Peter Bennett
! I tried Kovac's AutoTrax some time ago, when he was giving it away free - it was overpriced at that time! :-) I found it unusable. It is, so far as I know, not related to Protel's old AutoTrax program. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info

Re: [PEDA] Protel 99SE on WinXP?

2004-01-07 Thread Peter Bennett
. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] File Format Not Recognized

2004-02-16 Thread Peter Bennett
on it. They should have no effect if you open the intended application, then open the file from within the application. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] reg node not found

2004-03-22 Thread Peter Bennett
schematic and PCB. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit

Re: [PEDA] Acrobat 6.0 troubles...

2004-05-13 Thread Peter Bennett
and 99SE. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: * http

Re: [PEDA] SLOTS?

2004-05-11 Thread Peter Bennett
-circular holes. You might place very small non-drillable holes (1 - 5 mil) as markers for the corners or centers of the end radiuses - when the board shop sees these tiny holes, they'll have to read your documentation, or contact you, to find what you really want. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004

Re: [PEDA] Keepouts on Planes

2004-04-29 Thread Peter Bennett
. :-) I would either place a 100 mil track centered on the board edge, or a 50 mil track 25 mils inside the edge. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html

Re: [PEDA] v large pcb document

2004-09-02 Thread Peter Bennett
right. Deleting the rooms solved the problem. -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada GPS and NMEA info and programs: http://vancouver-webpages.com/peter/index.html * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [PEDA] P98 SE Schematic ERC for Electrical Pin Types

2004-09-08 Thread Peter Bennett
a special schematic symbol for each application, with the pins named and positioned (and set the the correct type) to suit the application. I find it much easier to understand the schematic with the pins named for their functions, rather than all being called I/On -- Peter Bennett TRIUMF 4004