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by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: PCB123 and Sunstone in the News
Replies: 0
Views: 1114

PCB123 and Sunstone in the News

<r>PCB007, the online magazine covering the PCB industry, just released their list of the Top 10 most-read articles for 2010. We made the list at #8! <URL url="http://www.pcbdesign007.com/pages/zone.cgi?artcatid=a=73464artid=73464pg=1"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.pcbdesign007.com/pages/zone. ... =73...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: EAGLE PCB - Importing Vector Files for Outlines
Replies: 0
Views: 2702

EAGLE PCB - Importing Vector Files for Outlines

<r>Over at MAKE: Magazine's online blog, John Baichtal just posted an article on how to include vector shapes in the very popular EAGLE PCB CAD tool. <URL url="http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/06/adding-vector-graphics-to-eagle-pcb.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/0 ...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: Sunstone Celebrates Summer with an iPad2 Giveaway!
Replies: 0
Views: 1192

Sunstone Celebrates Summer with an iPad2 Giveaway!

<r>See, summer time is a great time. Whether it's time to tackle your own pet project, or oversee a passel of summer interns who're working on a prototype idea with your design team, new and interesting work just seems to go hand-in-hand with the Summer. It's the hands-on, high-touch time in our hig...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: V4 Parts Library Overview
Replies: 7
Views: 6871

V4 Parts Library Overview

We've received a number of questions and comments on the new parts library in PCB123 V4, so we thought it would make sense to go into a little more detail on where the parts come from and how reliable we think the parts are. The parts library is a sourced directly from Accelerated Designs' Ultralib ...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: Open Thread for Parts Requests
Replies: 11
Views: 8613

Open Thread for Parts Requests

<t>There's a LOT of talk about the new PCB123 parts library. 500,000 parts - especicially when you can click straight through to datasheets and product information pages from INSIDE the CAD tool -- invites a lot of exploration. Of course, while half-a-million parts will satisfy a lot of parts needs,...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Schematic and Layout Parts (Libraries)
Topic: Open Thread for Parts Requests
Replies: 11
Views: 8613

Re:Open Thread for Parts Requests

<t> Arthur Andy: Thanks for the feedback. I can tell you that we've heard similar feedback on the phone the users who've called in to talk with us. We've just reached the one-year mark for this library. With 500,000 parts, it takes a bit of time to have the usage settle down into a regular usage mod...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: Products and Services
Topic: QFN Custom Stencil Layers - EAGLE
Replies: 0
Views: 2434

QFN Custom Stencil Layers - EAGLE

<t>Duane Benson over at Screaming Circuits has a great blog post from Nov 14, 2011, on creating stencil opening for QFN parts. Here's the link to the actual post. Duane's post talks about EAGLE specifically, but the general idea can be used for other CAD tools as well. Nevertheless, it's worth quoti...
by Nolan Johnson
Mon May 14, 2012 9:30 am
Forum: General PCB123 Discussion
Topic: 25,000 New Connectors for PCB123!!
Replies: 0
Views: 1762

25,000 New Connectors for PCB123!!

<t>Great News! PCB123 has just released 25,000 connector parts into the PCB123 parts library. These new connectors include parts from Samtec, Glenair, CW Industries, HiRose and JST. To access the new parts, just download the latest version of PCB123, available now on the PCB123 downloads page. The n...

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