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PCB-Ideas?

Discussion in 'Circuit Simulation & PCB Design' started by John Murdock, Feb 25, 2016.

  1. DerStrom8

    DerStrom8 Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    If it weren't for the cost, then absolutely! Altium is far more full-featured than Eagle, and has many, many tools designed to make board design quicker and easier. It can't even begin to compare to Eagle, and I'm a serious Eagle fan.

    I tried KiCAD and didn't like it. It was difficult for me to navigate and I didn't like the organization of it. It wasn't very intuitive.
     
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    spec Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Thks Matt,

    That is more or less what I expected about Altium compared to EAGLE.

    OrCAD do a free version for non commercial use and I even downloaded it- now lost when I bricked the second HDD on my laptop.

    It was well thought of years ago but OrCAD does not seem to be that popular now.

    Have you , or anyone else, got any experience/views

    Chuck
     

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