KLaus Sussenbach

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  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    Solved it, thanks

  • KLaus Sussenbach created a post,

    SMD pad?

    I'm an occasional PCB layout person and have never used SMD devices before. How do I create custom SMD pads? I just want simple rectangular ones for a single 8 pin SMD IC and do not wish to search ...

  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    Thanks for that, I get as far as the download the part and then get the message "the library loader has stopped working, please stop the program". I thought the part gets automatically loaded into ...

  • KLaus Sussenbach created a post,

    Bypass capacitor footprint?

    Has anybody located a ceramic bypass capacitor silkscreen symbol (looks like an elongated oval - no legs sticking out, 200 or 300 thou lead spacing?) Its a reasonable common item but not what I can...

  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    Thanks Boss, excellent explanation. Yes, I was adding short track stumps to replace missing thermal spokes here and there on another board but wondered why that was required. Also your explanation ...

  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    Thanks for that Boss. I do get a list of "missed thermal spokes" and the coordinates of them. But this is not helpful as it does not suggest any remedy. I will try to insert a picture of the bottom...

  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    for some reason copper pour always misses placing some thermal spokes to pads. I had these pads named ground and they show up on net check as ground. What causes the miss??

  • KLaus Sussenbach created a post,

    can I add thermal spokes after the copper pour?

  • KLaus Sussenbach created a post,

    track selection problems

    Its just a simple board with two track styles. One, named power, is wider than the other named signal. Now, when I select the signal track it lets me place this size track just once from one pad to...

  • KLaus Sussenbach commented,

    Thanks to your good advice I did manage to master that copper pour trick. I first thought there was a way to just 'highlight' any pad that connects to the copper pour plane. I ended up making a 'ne...