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as i am new to allegro i need help on how i could manually place component in allegro.i am unable to place components that i have made it is showing components which are in its library. thanks ricky
Hi Plz any body help as I know how to ganerate Pick and place File in allegro. Hi, You can always supply ODB++ file if your vendor supports. Else there are few reporting options which gives the placement details for the component. Check Tools\quick reports
Hello, I am trying to develop a board. I have done the schematic in Orcad CIS and created a netlist for the 3 .dat files and have no errors. I have also imported into allegro and have no errors. But there are no symbols or rat nest on the .brd file I have loaded. From what I understand there should be all my component symbols connected together by
Hi, Is there a way to place note text in a Cadence allegro PCB layout design? In altium I used to place a lot of text note on mechanical and other layers, now in allegro I cant find a menu option to do that.
You probably know that you can translate part libs from orcad to concept/allegro with transolb.exe. I think there is no similar translator for footprints. maranaza
I suggest creatinga new pad stack just in case any other symbol in your library uses the padstack that you want to edit. allegro has several options to refresh the pad stacks, of which some will refresh ALL pad stacks in the design. This can be a fatal mistake! (Some designers creats different padstacks with same name residing in different li
Hi, I'm beginner in allegro and I'm having trouble with placing components. I want to move some components from top side to bottom side of board, but I don't know how to do this in allegro. Does anyone can help me? Thx.
Hi all, I'm using allegro 15.2 and I want to change text size of components' ref des number in my board. Can anyone tell me how to change them automatically instead of changing them manually one by one? Thank you.
you can find allegro pcb board file (.brd) from internet . Then you can extract this using libraries via file-->export-->libraries. So, you will have all necessary files .dra, .pad, ,psm file. Added after 6 minutes: another way of doing allegro libraries: from protel: firstly, you create a free layou
There are few ways to do this. You can in schematic connect you MH to GND . Or in allegro assign these properties to MP: 1) DYN_CLEARANCE_TYPE = NO_VOID 2) NET_SHORT = GND Regards, Majnoon
Hello all, I received a package of files that was archived in allegro PCB Studio 15.51. When I'd tried to link HDL and BRD file I got a lot of errors. To solve some errors, I open PCB file and export libs, associate simulation models and export logic w/ constraints. I could import it to Concept HDL. But when I export again to allegro PCB t
Amazing how this question was asked TWICE in less then few days, and I replied CORRECTLY and still is being asked!!! Regards, M
HI, can anyone let me know that is there any option to do radial placement in allegro. e.g In pads u can do radial placement in which the girds will swith on in therms of angles which can be take for referance for placement and the componet if mooved radials adjusts itself. thankyou
Hi All, I am using allegro 15.0, it happens sometime that by mistake a symbol gets deleted while deleting line /clines. Is there anyway from where i could get back the symbol without re opening the file that is last saved(this is what i am doing till now). thanks & regards Ricky
Hi Everyone, If any one have any suggestions by which we can minimize the design process in allegro (layout) and capture (schematic) and would like to share them I will be thankful to them. Like one below. 1. In case we have multiple modules having same parameters then we can use copy+paste option to create them. 2. Using Bus route optio
Hi all, I have a doubt regarding IBIS model assignment in allegro 15.7, In the setup advisor section, under SI model assignment , How can we assign a new model to our IC ex processor? Are we suppose to keep it in a predefined place as is the case for PCB symbol.. Suppose we purchase an IC for our design , so where we should place
Hi all, how could I part a BRD file so that two or more designers cab work simultaneously on it and later they could be merged. one option that i follow is copy sub drawing I know allegro has an option of partitioning but dont know how to do it. Some one please help!!. Regards, Ricky
Hi Friends, I am using CAM350 V 9.1.2 for gerber viewing.i am facing following problem when i import gerber files from Cadence allegro16 1- during import Cam350 split the design files into no.of files,so every time i have to composite all layers 2- with allegro it is clearing allDRCs at 5 mils but in Cam350 it is showing errors and around
Dear all, how to put mechanical symbols (.bsm) in allegro without making instance in schematic capture? Thanks.
There are few skill utilities that can generate PnP file from allegro. You can check Source Link. There is also a skill file that out puts asci format all your board data which can be read into various soft wares kind of Gencad file. Regards, M
you can directly put mounting holes into PCB you have to create the package of the mounting hole and save it into the library you are using. then from place menu you can put the mounting hole by selecting the place by part option( i dont exactly remember the option as it has been a while since i used allegro). but the process is similar (...)
Hii all.... Is there any option of merging two PCB's in allegro. ie two PCB's in same .brd file. If anyone knows please reply.
In OrCAD or Capture CIS for those components where You wish to do this You add a properties called ROOM. Eg PowerSupply. In allegro You create some room shapes for each group. Then do a quickplace where You set mark in "place by room" (Or something like that). When this is completed You are done.
Hi Everyone... Im new to this Forum and to allegro... Although I am getting up to speed rather quickly there are a few things that used to be intuative, that I am still having problems with... I want to add Mounting holes to my PCB design as the layout progreses... I want them tied to the system GND on the board, but I don't want them showing up in
Hi Pavanovra, please have a look at the below link. It has given everything on allegro layout... enjoy....
You can do this by going to Setup>>User Preference Regarding selection in schematic try to start Capture first then allegro or vice versa There is a little glitch that persist sometimes. Good Luck, M
Hello, I haven't encountered such thing before - allegro does not want to read the footprint files! The situation is like this: I have created a folder Layout on my desktop and indise I have placed folder Devices and another one Symbols. Without any change in the library paths the BRD files that I created inside the Layout folder didn't have proble
Gentleones, I'm going to use a dual-readout EDAC card-edge connector part. Since I'm using allegro, I'm having a bear of a time trying to figure out how to create the daughter board's card edge connector footprint. Here's what I've done: First, I've defined a shape for the actual contact finger—it's a SHA file. Second, I've define
Could anyone guide me on how to use the quickplace and autoplace features while using allegro or OrCAD PCB Design? I have version 16.3 and I am having difficulties. I created a test PCB board 1700x1000 mills with a keepin distance of 100. When I use quickplace the program places all of the components on the (...)
Hello folks, allegro keeps giving me an error message everytime i try to place Manually a symbol (6032 CAP)...the message says: ""E- (SPMHGE-82): Pin numbers do not match between symbol and component. Run dev_check on device file for more information."" I have saved the *.dra file and *.psm along with the *.pad in the working directing of
I would like to use it to place all components using auto placement option I'm using allegro 15.2V . I already used the manual placement option it takes long time . . . . . please provide the details of auto placement.
I'm using allegro 15.2V . I would like to place the components using auto placemnet option. please help me or provide the any web resource thanks for helping.
I would like ot place the components using auto placement option. I'm using allegro 15.2V. I tried as per help document i can't. Please help me thanks for helping.
I don't know allegro, but sometimes I just accept that I am going to get a DRC error with unusual structures. Vias in the power pad of SSOP/QFN packages for example. If I spent some time I might be able to construct things in a way that don't give an error, but that can take too much time. Keith.
if you dont have a required footprint ---------------------------------------- * craete new footprint (*.dra file) * in capture CIS attach the footprint name in PCB Footprint column *generate the netlist *load to allegero If you have a PCB with same footprint name you required ---------------------------------------------------- * do nece
Hi, I have imported third party netlist to allegro,also gave psmpath,padpath but no components are placed on board.........i can place components by manually but no nets devpath i gave the following attached file(that file i have created it instead of getting from third party),just check whether it is me with
Hello,it's the first time i'm designing a pcb and i have some questions.I've almost finished my design in allegro but there were some mistakes in the schematic from capture.For instance,i want to assign a different footprint on a potentiometer i am using and to supply it from a different power net than before,how can i make these changes without ma
Hi plz any body tell me how to define via in allegro as i am facing problem when changing layer from top to bottom it is saying no via defined.
Hi mates.... I have netlist (DSN) file for allegro.. But i dont know what is the next thing to be done in allegro PCB editor.. ie., How to assign footprints to the orcad schematic's components and after assigning, how to import the nelist into allegro??.. Plz reply me frnds... Thank u so much.. yrs.. Prince.
Hi mate,.. I have generated the netlist for allegro (5 schematic pages ) using orcad capture. that is, having three dat files.. As a next step, i am tried to import the netlist into allegro PCB editor. It just showing the blank page after importing also. The path i used is file--> import --> logic --> cadence --> import cadence.
I also want to know that how to change the name of the individual pin values of particular (foot print) dra file.. While i placing cursor on pins of any foot print of IC in allegro PCB editor, it s showing its name.. Some of the pins showing that as dummy net. So, i want to add name to these dummy pins also.. how can i add?? thank u so much. Re
hi, i have one skill program but i don't know how to load in allegro 16.3. where i want place that skill like that skill.please give your suggestion
Update: I realized that I can make exactly the shape I want by just placing a filled rectangle on the etch layer, then placing a rectangular void inside of that. However, if I make my own "power plane" in this way, placing through-hole parts through the plane causes DRC errors ("thru pin to shape spacing"). The void doesn't seem to do anything wh
I have two important answear: 1. Orcad PCB editor or Cadence allegro have a union functionality how Altium Altium Designer you can place and route a part of the circuit and than I can do a union of this section of the circuit and than move it in the board how a single component. 2. There is a tutorial for Cadence PCB Editor or Alle
Click on the "i" button of allegro. And then on the right side of the screen there is a "Visibility" option - where you select on the Top & Bottom layers. Then go to "SELECT" menu under the visibility option. In the sub menu, choose "Component/Part" and type the reference designator of the part you are searching for. Your component will be selected
hi i have problem while importing orcad capture to allegro spb 16.3 layout.after import and packaging symbols to foot print in allegro i can see the component in place mode but it is not going to place. so please tell me what is the right process to save pcb footprint in library of allegro 16.3 that after (...)
Hello All, I am trying to generate fabrication drawing in .art format in allegro 16.3. I have used a Dsize fab symbol in Class Drawing format -> subclass outline. Also added assembly notes and layer stackup information in Class Drawing format(outline, title block). When i try to generate the .art file, only the NC drill is transferring in artwo
In orcad it is not possible. In allegro this step and repeat placement option is very handy and allows lot of flexibility,it really saves ur time.