Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Dennis Saputelli
it may have to do with having auto junction turned off if so then i guess yes it is a serious bug i have never seen this, but i have never turned auto junction off either Dennis Saputelli John Branthoover wrote: Hello All, I have a schematic of a board that I just had fabricated.

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Brad Velander
John, could the difference come in with which point you started drawing your wire? Starting at the resistor pin or starting from the other connection first? Just a thought. One would have to see exactly how you wired to or past that pin to understand exactly how you are getting the

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread HxEngr
In a message dated 8/13/2003 4:33:41 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just some ideas, I would not lose faith in Protel over this one instance I wholeheartedly agree. I always keep autojunction turned on, and I've learned (the hard way at times) that if autojunction does

[PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread John Branthoover
Hello All, I have a schematic of a board that I just had fabricated. When I drew the schematic, I did so with the Auto-Junction feature turned off. I always draw schematics like this because of problems that I have had in the past with the Auto-Junction feature placing junctions

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: ---- someone set this thing to stop rebroadcasting Au to replies ------

2003-08-14 Thread Bagotronix Tech Support
It seems Mr. Watts has invented an e-mail oscillator ;-) Best regards, Ivan Baggett Bagotronix Inc. website: www.bagotronix.com - Original Message - From: Brooks,Bill [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 2:08 PM Subject: [PEDA]

Re: [PEDA] Rule confusion

2003-08-14 Thread Sanders, Dave
-Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 1:02 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Rule confusion On 01:02 PM 5/08/2003, Sanders, Dave said: I need a little help. I am using DXP SP2 on a very simple pcb, but I can't set up the

[PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Bagotronix Tech Support
The trick to avoid auto-junctions where you don't want them is to make sure that endpoints of wires (and pins) don't intersect with any point on another wire. This means you have to be careful about how you place wires. Once you learn this behavior, it's not a problem. The problem with turning

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] 99SE, PCB, disapearing connectionlines

2003-08-14 Thread Mattias Ericson
Hi Waldemar, You seem to have got a really strange problem. Just one idea. This trick usually helps if the Pcb have become corrupt. If I read your first mail correctly you do have a schematic. If so I would try to select all in the Pcb and copy it to new Pcb. This will usually flush any

Re: [PEDA] 99SE, PCB, disapearing connectionlines

2003-08-14 Thread Mattias Ericson
Hi, Check that you have the Connections layer enabled under DesignOptions and the layer setup. An other thing to test is DesignNetlist manager and chose Optimize all nets from the menu. This forces a redraw of all connections. Hope that helps. Best Regards Mattias

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

[PEDA] Robert Gillatt is on holiday.

2003-08-14 Thread Robert . Gillatt
I will be out of the office starting 08/08/2003 and will not return until 18/08/2003. I will respond to your message when I return. Try calling John Mather on 01752 693908 if you have something which just can't wait. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a

Re: [PEDA] 99SE, PCB, disapearing connectionlines

2003-08-14 Thread Kulajew Waldemar
-Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Is the PCB routed or unrouted? Ian, we got it routed, but for a redesign we unrouted some nets and, after the problem apeares, we unrouted all nets for test. So yes, all nets are unrouted. But while you ask. The

Re: [PEDA] Rule confusion

2003-08-14 Thread Ian Wilson
On 02:15 PM 5/08/2003, Sanders, Dave said: I don't understand! There's no mention of InPoly in the PCB Rules and Constraints Editor. Can you point me at the relevant KB article. All my searches turn up nothing. http://www.protel.com.au/resources/kb/default.asp#results and then search for

Re: [PEDA] Footprints for High power Snap-In type caps.

2003-08-14 Thread Dennis Saputelli
the two lead kind? they're pretty easy i imagine it would take about as long to verify one as to make one and of course if you found some you would *have* to verify them :) ds Brian Guralnick wrote: Hi, I'm looking for generic footprints for an assortment of High Power, Large can -

Re: [PEDA] PDF Files from Protel 99SE

2003-08-14 Thread Dennis Saputelli
pdfwriter and distiller work differently regarding paths, at least for me using acrobat 4.0 PDFwriter will go to a specified path distiller is broken and will only go reliably to the sub folder PDF OUTPUT under adobe program distiller produces noticeably better output though so we put up with

[PEDA] How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread Mike Reagan
Hello All, I have cracked into how to make component height rules, here is how I did it for99SE sp6 I have created virtual components. The virtual component outlines consist of lines drawn on any Mech layer. The first component is as large as my work area. For the first component it is as

Re: [PEDA] Using DXP with a networked library.

2003-08-14 Thread JaMi Smith
It could also be possible that you actually had two wires going to the same connection location, in which one was right on top of the other for part of the distance. JaMi - Original Message - From: Kiba Dempsey [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, July

[PEDA] Autoreply: How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] Trouble with printing on Acrobat Distiller

2003-08-14 Thread Narinder Kumar
Schematic printout in Acrobat save as Protel Schematic.pdf . Se in the same directory you may find that file and then you may rename this. - Original Message - From: Adeel Malik [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'Protel EDA Forum' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 7:57 AM Subject:

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Choong Keat Yian
Brian,setting virtual memory from 2X to 4X of the total Ram is what i always do,so now things got more interesting for this topic?Can we find a inspector Gadget on board who can solve this $12K mystery? Choong Brian Guralnick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think I might know what's going on.

[PEDA] Autoreply: ---- someone set this thing to stop rebroadcasting Au to replies ------

2003-08-14 Thread Brooks,Bill
The moderator of this e-mail news/discussion group needs to filter out Auto replies from getting re-broadcast to all of us... this guys piers is in some sort of loop repeating over and over with each e-mail his auto reply sends it auto replies to itself... Bill Brooks The person who says it

Re: [PEDA] PDF Files from Protel 99SE

2003-08-14 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 03:13 PM 8/5/2003, Dennis Saputelli wrote: distiller produces noticeably better output though so we put up with that for proof of the better output see: http://www.integratedcontrolsinc.com/SNAKEO/ (note: case sensitive path) look at the line spacing and the 'circle' in the middle if your

[PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

[PEDA] Autoplace Issues

2003-08-14 Thread Thomas Sprunger
Can any one address autoplace settings and/or required rules for a successful autoplacement of a dense population of components on a small footprint. I am having issues with components stacking on each other and/or placing outside boundaries. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you,

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Brian Guralnick
1) You may have a boot sector virus, or perhaps some other wacky software has installed data or code in your master boot record (on the C: drive). Correct, but if you don't have fdisk, the other way to fix the MBR: Install Win right from the CD, when your are given the chance to select a drive

[PEDA] DRC = disfunctional rule concoction?

2003-08-14 Thread Leo Potjewijd
Hello fellow designers, I just ran (again) into asomething weird concerning the online DRC of P98SE/SP6. It may I have a general rule stating that the minimum distance between a hole (via or pad) and an SMD-pad must be 8 mils, regardless of net. Handy rule, prevents solder loss during reflow.

Re: [PEDA] PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread JaMi Smith
Brian, Sorry for the late response, but here goes. The problem with calling out 4 oz. Cu, or even 2 oz. for that matter, is that the board house will probably pattern plate the Cu, and it may not be uniform. There is additionally the problem of etching small traces in the same layer, due to the

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Choong Keat Yian
Mouse software? Choong JaMi Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not to beat a dead horse, but what are you using for mouse software? - Original Message - From: Choong Keat Yian [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, August 02, 2003 5:49 AM Subject: Re:

Re: [PEDA] 99SE, PCB, disapearing connectionlines

2003-08-14 Thread Ian Wilson
Only unrouted nets are shown. A net that is routed is does not have its ratsnest shown Is the PCB routed or unrouted? Ian * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * To post a message: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] * * To leave this list visit: *

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Choong Keat Yian
All were use and tested on Win98 and WinXP.Btw i found out some problem with Protel 99SE Autorouter too this few days for the result is that it isnt working to way it should be.Imagine when i purposely use it to route a double sided high density small PCB and when i change its rules to route

Re: [PEDA] 99SE, PCB, disapearing connectionlines

2003-08-14 Thread Ian Wilson
On 07:13 PM 5/08/2003, Kulajew Waldemar said: -Original Message- From: Ian Wilson [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Is the PCB routed or unrouted? Ian, we got it routed, but for a redesign we unrouted some nets and, after the problem apeares, we unrouted all nets for test. So yes, all

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Discovery - LAN Network pasue hiccup patch.

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

[PEDA] Out of Office Notice

2003-08-14 Thread alipowsky
From 11.8.2003 to 28.8.2003 i'm on holidays. I will be back on Friday the 29.8.2003. Andreas Lipowsky Lipowsky Industrie-Elektronik GmbH 64291 Darmstadt, Roemerstr. 57 Telefon: +49-(0)6151-93591-0 Telefax: +49-(0)6151-93591-28 Homepage: http://www.lipowsky.de DIN EN ISO 9001:2000

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: Discovery - LAN Network pasue hiccup patch.

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] Discovery - LAN Network pasue hiccup patch.

2003-08-14 Thread John A. Ross [Design]
-Original Message- From: Brian Guralnick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 7:16 PM To: Protel EDA Forum Subject: Re: [PEDA] Discovery - LAN Network pasue hiccup patch. As far as I am aware the 'free' version of ZA is only licenced for 'home' or 'non'

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Brian Guralnick
I think I might know what's going on. Can you try something for me? Make your .swp file 3080mb and see what happens. _ Brian Guralnick [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Original Message - From: Choong Keat Yian [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Protel EDA Forum [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday,

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2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Choong Keat Yian
No, i dont think that its the mouse as my experience with 99SE is from Win98SE fresh installation and other existing pcs and also with original licensed WinXP,none of them use tablets but only normal mouse of differing brands,so i am still waiting for some miracle answer to this mystery. Choong

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Jon Elson
Brad Velander wrote: John, could the difference come in with which point you started drawing your wire? Starting at the resistor pin or starting from the other connection first? Just a thought. One would have to see exactly how you wired to or past that pin to understand exactly how you are

[PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] DRC = disfunctional rule concoction?

2003-08-14 Thread Brad Velander
Leo, to the best of my knowledge or recollection P99SE does not support negative clearances in rules. As well, a zero clearance will allow for everything up to but not including touching. So in P99SE there is no manner by which you can do a rule that allows overlap or touching without

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Bagotronix Tech Support
Choong: My suggestions: 1) You may have a boot sector virus, or perhaps some other wacky software has installed data or code in your master boot record (on the C: drive). Some programs use copy protection schemes that do this - recent versions of Intuit's TurboTax programs do this, and it's

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 05:09 AM 8/14/2003, Edi Im Hof wrote: It's also a good idea to set the ERC a bit tighter. [...] On intentionally left open pins, I place a no erc mark on it. Keystrokes p-i-n, witch is easy to remember because you'll place them on a pin. I have found quite a lot of schematic errors this way.

[PEDA] Non standard pad shapes in 99se

2003-08-14 Thread Ralph Garvin
I am creating a pcb foot-print for an MLP-11 package. The '11'th pin is defined as a large area under the package with 4 contact pads on the edge. What is the procedure for creating the irregular shaped area as a pin?? Thanks Ralph Garvin Design Engineer Rycom

Re: [PEDA] Non standard pad shapes in 99se

2003-08-14 Thread Abd ul-Rahman Lomax
At 05:34 PM 8/14/2003, Ralph Garvin wrote: I am creating a pcb foot-print for an MLP-11 package. The '11'th pin is defined as a large area under the package with 4 contact pads on the edge. What is the procedure for creating the irregular shaped area as a pin?? Protel doesn't directly support

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Edi Im Hof
At 11:44 13.08.2003 -0700, you wrote: John, could the difference come in with which point you started drawing your wire? Starting at the resistor pin or starting from the other connection first? Just a thought. One would have to see exactly how you wired to or past that pin to

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Damon Kelly
I have been designing some bus-based cards (with a processor card, and other peripheral cards), and have the problem that on many of the other cards, the address signals (in particular) have no outputs (they come from the processor card). This causes lots of Unconnected Input Pin type errors (I

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Ian Wilson
I have read all the replies on this topic and though I do follow the same practice as Edi Im Hof, and, like, many others, I leave auto-junction on, I have some sympathy to John Branthoover. The interactions between autojunction and abutted co-linear lines has always been a problem in P99SE -

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread John A. Ross
John I have never seen the behaviour you describe with autojunction. I always have it turned on, never a problem. Only issues I can remember seeing in the list was a large thread on the issue of 4 point connections (bad practice anyway). This was not directly related to having a 4 point

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Ian Wilson
On 07:02 AM 15/08/2003, Abd ul-Rahman Lomax said: It's too bad that Protel 99SE does not have editable pin types at the schematic level: Tango DOS allowed this (In Protel, pin types are only editable in the Library editor.) What I'd have liked to see would have been a symbol attribute that

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Jon Elson
John Branthoover wrote: Hello All, I have a schematic of a board that I just had fabricated. When I drew the schematic, I did so with the Auto-Junction feature turned off. I always draw schematics like this because of problems that I have had in the past with the Auto-Junction

Re: [PEDA] PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread Brian Guralnick
The problem with calling out 4 oz. Cu, or even 2 oz. for that matter, is that the board house will probably pattern plate the Cu, and it may not be uniform. There is additionally the problem of etching small traces in the same layer, due to the thickness. My PCB house says that their

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread DUTTON Phil
This is very good practice. I do exactly the same thing. You can set up your printing not to print the ERC directive markers. It provides a very robust check for unintentionally unconnected pins. I also keep the autojunction turned on, but that does mean that I have to be careful not to run wires

Re: [PEDA] Unacceptable Bug in Protel 99 SE SP6..!

2003-08-14 Thread Tony Karavidas
Don't you show the connectors leading to the bus? Wouldn't they be the source of the address on your peripheral cards and therefore you shouldn't have any Unconnected Input Pins? On Fri, 15 Aug 2003 08:49:02 +1000, Damon Kelly wrote:  I have been designing some bus-based cards (with a

Re: [PEDA] Analysing...

2003-08-14 Thread Dennis Saputelli
do you mean single layer of routed copper ? ('single sided board') or do you mean parts only on one side and 2 or more layers of copper? if you mean the first then the autorouter will probably not work for you as far as crashing that is really a shame using P6 w/ windows 2000 i find it to be

Re: [PEDA] Non standard pad shapes in 99se

2003-08-14 Thread Brock Russell
You also need to add primitives to the solder mask layer, if the pad is to be free of solder mask. And you also need to add primitives to the paste mask if you are using a stencil. Pay attention to the hole size in the stencil too. If it is getting large you may have to make paste sections

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2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] [dxp] DXP License Nonsense

2003-08-14 Thread John A. Ross
-Original Message- From: Duane Brown [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 10:55 PM To: DXP Technical Forum Subject: Re: [dxp] DXP License Nonsense I've been called twice with same nonsense Duane, Harry Its not nonsense, its for real. I was made the same

Re: [PEDA] PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread Brian Guralnick
One other possibility is to make the board double sided, with 3 Oz foil on each side. This will be easier for them to etch/plate, and paralleling the high current traces on two layers gives the same resistance. I guess this won't work if this is a thermal board to be bonded to a heat sink.

[PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: How to make Component Height Rules

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] DXP License Nonsense

2003-08-14 Thread Harry Selfridge
At 11:55 PM 8/7/03 +0100, you wrote: Duane, Harry Its not nonsense, its for real. I was made the same offer from the UK VAR but was informed that the maintenance cover WAS optional, it covered major releases and 'priority' telephone support. SP, add-ons would always be free for current major

Re: [PEDA] Autoreply: Autoreply: Autoreply: PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread piers . watts
Hi, I am afraid that I am on annual leave until Tuesday 19th August. In my absence please direct any enquiries to Aiden Dalley, [EMAIL PROTECTED], who will be able to assist. If you wish to speak to me directly, please call 0413 528 152. Thanks and regards, Piers Watts * * * * * * * * * *

Re: [PEDA] Discovery - LAN Network pasue hiccup patch.

2003-08-14 Thread Brian Guralnick
As far as I am aware the 'free' version of ZA is only licenced for 'home' or 'non' commercial use. At my last SW audit I had to remove it from several machines at work and replace it with ZA pro [paid] licenses. The choice is yours but i would read the SLA. @'!#%$'[EMAIL PROTECTED]'#!#*

Re: [PEDA] PDF Files from Protel 99SE

2003-08-14 Thread Jeff Adolphs
Note: I am using only PDF Writer. For getting the PDF files to go to the folder you want: change the path to the folder even if the correct path looks chosen. I think I have seen the files go to the last folder used instead of what is showing. Acrobat works much better with Protel than AutoCAD.

[PEDA] Trouble with printing on Acrobat Distiller

2003-08-14 Thread Adeel Malik
Hi All, I am having trouble in creating PDF Schematics for the protel 99SE Schematics. When I select Acobat Distiller printer in the 'Print Document' Dialogue, and click on the 'Properties' button to see the path 'where' to save files, I see the path as

Re: [PEDA] PCB Copper thickness VS mounted rails.

2003-08-14 Thread Dennis Saputelli
i've seen some people mask out the solder mask from these traces and let the wave solder build them up not very controlled though personally i have never asked for 4oz or 6oz starting weight or seen much reference to those 2oz is pretty common though bus bars are pain , but they could work if it