Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread David Cary
Dear Kirk Haderlie, If you really want a thermal relief on your vias, listen to Ian Wilson. On the other hand, I don't want thermal relief on any of my vias. I always want direct connect on my boards. (When I double-click my polygons, I make sure [Y] pour over same net is enabled, and Grid

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Ian Wilson
On 06:22 PM 19/02/2001 -0800, Kirk Haderlie said: We do a ground polygon fill on the top and bottom of our boards. Has anyone been successful getting relief connections on vias? I have tried a polygon connect style design rule that applied only to vias on the GND net but this does not work.

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Dennis Saputelli
I think that's just the way it is you can do a convert to pads and rebuild but why do you want it that way? Dennis Saputelli Kirk Haderlie wrote: We do a ground polygon fill on the top and bottom of our boards. Has anyone been successful getting relief connections on vias? I have tried a

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Edi Im Hof
At 18:22 19.02.01 -0800, you wrote: We do a ground polygon fill on the top and bottom of our boards. Has anyone been successful getting relief connections on vias? No. As far as I know, Protel allways connects the vias direct to planes and fills. Convert the vias to free pads, there's a

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Kirk Haderlie
We are hand soldering the prototypes and having a hard time heating all the copper attached to the GND vias. The reliefs on the polygon fill might make it a little easier to solder. -Original Message- From: Dennis Saputelli [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Monday, February 19, 2001 7:06

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Brad Velander
Kirk, as has been mentioned several times in the replies you have gotten so far, you can't get there from here. Not without converting the vias to free pads Therefore after they will be stupid Free pads and they will be replaced by Vias, but not deleted themselves, if you reroute. One or

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Michael Beavis
Would you indulge my curiosity ? How is thermal relief better than direct connect on your board ? -- David Cary Jumping in Soldering pth vias on planes improves the reliability of the connection and to achieve this, thermal relief is recommended (IPC-D-279). Cyclic thermal excursions

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Geoff Harland
I think that's just the way it is you can do a convert to pads and rebuild but why do you want it that way? Dennis Saputelli We are hand soldering the prototypes and having a hard time heating all the copper attached to the GND vias. The reliefs on the polygon fill might make it a

Re: [PEDA] [PROTEL EDA USERS]: Relief on Vias

2001-05-07 Thread Ian Wilson
On 12:30 PM 21/02/2001 +1100, Michael Beavis said: Would you indulge my curiosity ? How is thermal relief better than direct connect on your board ? -- David Cary Jumping in Soldering pth vias on planes improves the reliability of the connection and to achieve this, thermal relief