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Archive for category: Eagle
To visualize your boards, you’ll need to download Eagle3D and POVRay. Install those and you’ll be ready to go.
A very useful tool written some time ago byÂ Matthias WeiÃŸer, Eagle3D allows you to create a virtual three-dimensional image of your board. Â It does this by using EAGLE’s built in scripting language, or User Language Programs [...]
EAGLE Addlevel Parameter
Sometimes in EAGLE, you’ll see errors and warning based on implicit pins.Â I touched on this before, but it’s something that deserves a little more attention.Â For many ICs, the device in EAGLE includes the I/O pins in the symbol you place on the diagram, and the power and ground pins [...]
Creating Gerber Files in EAGLE
In this post, I’ll be using the gerber viewer found here (just download the latest version of the executable), and the information here is based on our use of PCBFabExpress. For this post, I feel like the video is much clearer in explaining the CAM Processor, as the actual text becomes [...]
Creating Devices in EAGLE Part II – The Symbol and Device
For those who watch only the video, please also read the first paragraph as it has a few notes that I didn’t cover in the video.
Having created the package for the 2.5 Digit LCD in the last post, I’ll be creating the corresponding symbol [...]
Creating Devices in EAGLE Part I – The Package
Now with better videos!
While EAGLE includes plenty of parts in the libraries that come with it, I’ve never done a project (besides the example for this site) that didn’t require at least a couple of devices that I couldn’t find in EAGLE.Â Sometimes I’ve even thought [...]
Merging – A Complicated Process
One of the biggest frustrations I faced when I started using EAGLE was the apparent inability to merge a board in EAGLE.Â I say merge, because making a copy of a current project is simple: just go to File, click Save As…, and you’ll create a new copy of your board [...]
Seven Segment LED – Board
In this post, I’ll cover doing the board layout for the seven segment led. For reference, I’ve included the same toolbar buttons in this post as I did last time. Some of them don’t apply to laying out a board, but since they’re the basic tools you’ll use, [...]