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Hi Friends, I need to create footprint in allegro . I have design libraries in altium but I'm unable to import them to allegro 16.6. I'm using the Import Wizard but none of the footprints can be recognized. please suggestion me a solve . Thanks
If u google tools for SI analysis u will get multiple results. Cadence -allegro-PCS SI-Sigrity Mentor Graphics altium How much complex u r board is, what are the interfaces are , speed of the interfaces, Type of analysis u r doing..etc will determine your SI tools requirement. There are multitude of free tools like LTSpice TINA-TI few things fo
Hi Guys, I have been wondering what's the best practice in setting a package keepout in the pcb area in altium. I am working on an electronics company which most of the products are house on a mechanical metalwork. I have previous experience in cadence allegro and I was using package_keepout_top and package_keepout_bottom to set height restricti
hi i have used a few packages and found errors to be the most annoying thing about EDA and PCB software i have used orcad and allegro suite and altium designer and mentor graphics expedition and i was wondering out of some of the software i just mentioned anyone else known to be prone error messages all the time as i am thinking about purchasing
Hiii, I have imported your files to altium .PcbDoc format. But all files are blank. I do not know the reason. :sad:
Hi all, I'm using altium designer Summer 2009 and I want to convert the Schematic to OrCad, allegro, Cadance concept HDL Packaged Schematic files, Mentor Expedition, Mentor DxDesigner, Zuken. I need only one of these schematic format. How can I do that ? Best Regards, David.
Hi, I am trying to create a PCB for a Intel Edison project similar to Intel's Arduino breakout board. Intel provides the allegro brd file for that PCB, but unfortunately I do not have access to allegro, only altium. If someone with access to allegro would be kind enough to convert this file to altium, or (...)
I want to separate some power ground traces from the ground plane when doing pouring. In the design rule, I selected "net" and chose the "gnd" net and set the same net clearance of "trace" to 0.2mm. But when doing pouring, the ground traces are still covered by the ground plane. In allegro or altium, it is much easier to set the same net cleara
hii all, How to add new grid point in grid option of altium designer?? thanks.
I have successfully imported an allegro .brd file into altium using the Import Wizard. Unfortunately the .brd file has a very large number of constraints - none of which have been imported into the altium Rules. Does anybody know a way to import these ? Thanks.
Hello, I want to translate schematic and pcb library from an allegro designed board to altium cause I need to use most of the components of this board and I don't want to redesign schematic symbols and footprints. Is there a way to do that? I interesting for Xilinx Kintex 7 board kc705. Here are the files
Hi All, I'm trying to convert a TI OMAP .brd file into a format that I can get into altium. altium does the import, but it can only operate on BINARY .brd files if a registered version of allegro is installed. If you don't have allegro installed, it can still do it, but it needs the ASCII export version, a .alg file. (...)
I understand your problem and I sympathise.....sorry I don't know the is infuriating that people are having the problems that you are should be a requirement of every pcb package that they can all be converted from/to a single chosen pcb layout package....say altium. Link removed It i
I have 1 file .brd (pcb in allegro), my laptop was installed allegro 16.6 and altium 10, I tried to import this one .brd to altium by import function on altium, got successfully and I had a .pcbdoc in altium but still have some problems. Have many nets still haven't been routed, many pads (...)
Import the allegro design to altium and convert it to PADS Design. It works fine since I have done a project like that.
Hello, does anyone could help me ? I have an evaluation board in allegro .brd format file and i'd need to use it in altium designer. To make a translation is necessary to have an *.alg (ascii files) generated in allegro Is there anyone that could do this thing for me, if I send him the .brd file ? Let me know.. Bye
how to load EDIF schematic files in orcad capture or edif brd files in allegro pcb? is thr any format. ? i m using altium , i tried exporting edif from altium & importing it to capture & allegro pcb. but got the errors. not working. what may b the problem?
Hello everyone, For the PCB design of my project, I received the attached allegro (.brd) file from the company. I need to convert this file to altium Designer (.PcbDoc) or Protel (.pcb) file. I know the newer version of altium Designer has a import wizard to convert .brd file to .PcbDoc file, but altium Designer6 (...)
allegro to PADS conversion-file-->import-->pads-->cad translator-->pads PADS to allegro conversion-it is need third part tool like altium (if you have first import the allegro file and then export in pads layout )
HI Everyone, Is there an option in altium designer to add a gerber setting configuration based on our need. As we do gerber setting in cadence allegro. Any information will be most valuable. Shabu
I want to import a .brd file from a Cypress development board in to altium. Let me sum up the things I tried. I have allegro PCB designer installed I tried this: I tried this: Bu
Hi Friends, Can you please let me know the solution? Now i came up with the situation that, i got netlist from altium tool and have to import that in allegro. please let me know the procedures. Thanks, Nitan
Dear friends, I am using altium designer for last 1year. I don't find any major problem yet. Its very simple to use & has many advantages. Now i try to get jobs in PCB designing field, most of the requirements are available for Mentor Graphics PADS & allegro!!!... So now i am concentrating only on PADS. Q1.Can anybody tell m
Hi, I'm trying to translate my altium design to Cadence. The schematics translation worked fine, but I'm having problem with the PCB. Looking in the web, the procedure I found was to first export a .pcb file (Protel 2.8 ASCII) and then import in Layout+ a max file. But when I try to import, instead the max file I just get a log file, where it sa
Hi All, I want to Convert altium Designer PCB to Cadence allegro PCB . Is there any possibility. If so, How? Thanks in Advance K.Srikanth Reddy.
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.
please post the datasheet i will create it .but i am using cadence allegro 16.5 you need to convert allegro into altium
I am looking for extracta.exe from allegro v16.5 in order to convert some brd files to altium. I do not want to install allegro trial version. wonder if someone can send me the file...:smile:
could you pls elaborate,where this file(.alg) will be used? i want to open the allegro .brd file into altium designer. I searched for that. They recommended Ascii file (.alg) can be imported in altium designer easily.
how to create separate constraint region for bga or qfn in allegro.... Take a look at rooms and room rules how to place multiple pins at a time in altium 10.0 like in cadence with pin array option. Paste special may do what you are looking for Is there any option
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No. You can export directly to altium database from cadence allegro.
It depends very much on the level of design complexity. In case of a complex design you need an advanced constraint manager and always Mentor SI Hyperlynx supports Cadence designs too. If you are doing a very basic design then any other tool like altium, Pads will also be good. They are economical comparatively and capable of doing most designs.
hi, please tell me how to swap the parts in altium 9.0 like allegro.
CAM350, Camtastic in altium, gerber tool in ORCAD - all they open gerber files. So, if your files are really gerber files they should be opened there. BTW, which program generated these files?
Hi All, I have 9-year experiences at pcb layout which can be done by Mentor-PADS, Mentor-WG, Cadence-allegro, Cadence-Orcad Layout, altium, or even Eagle Editor. Pls feel free to contact me via And I also deal in buying parts, fabrication and assembly. I am located in California of U.S. Thanks, Alex
hi, is it possible to put area constraint in altium like allegro? if u know that means please tell me..
Hello, For my job I work with 3 different pcb layout programs (Expedition, altium and allegro) Every programs has its own way of outputing data for manufacturing. In my case, this containts assembly data (in pdf), gerber, odb, ... I was wondering if there is a way to make every output (for every program) the same. What i mean f.e. is ther
i m using altium . so from altium i hav expoted Orcad/PCB2 netlist from schematic. i changed the netlist as per allegro package. but couldnt load the netlist. what should i do?
I'm new to PCB designing softwares and yet to have my hands on one. Through internet, I have made a comparison between four different designing softwares.I need someone to verify the comparison.
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Hi All, I have 9-year experiences at pcb layout which can be done by Mentor-PADS, Mentor-WG, Cadence-allegro, Cadence-Orcad Layout, altium, or even Eagle Editor. Pls feel free to contact me via And I also deal in buying parts, fabrication and assembly. I am located in California of U.S. Thanks, Alex
I am wondering is there any possibility to generate netlist from altium for Cadence allegro? Actually I want to use altium for schematic design and allegro for layout, and do not want to use any import/export to other third party tools, like OrCAD schematic. Direct interface from altium to (...)
Hi all, Please tell me some ways to convert eagle board file to altium designer. What are the eagle export options available .altium can import PADS,allegro,CadStar..n Orcad.Please let me knw whether eagle can export to any of this format. Mobin Mohandas
Hi, It has been while since I used altium but as far as I remember you can do that by adding area/region/polygon anyone of the option available in library designer on the top paste mask layer
Hi, Im PCB designer with 4+ exp, multi layer and high-speed designing and design verification. Expert in allegro, PADS, altium,EXPEDITION AND ECAM.Need PCB projects by the mentioned tools.Could u inform me ,if there is any?
Hi, I downloaded from xilinx site schematic and PCB of new Spartan6 board. The schematic were created with DxDesigner 2005.1 and the PCB were created with allegro 15.7. I tryed to use altium import wizard but it can't import allegro binary file. I tryed to import DxDesigner schematic too but altium don't recognize the (...)
hi in the past few years, there was a lot of development in altium designer, but somehow they never implemented a constraint manager like the cadence allegro's constraints manager. once i asked altium tech support, and they just didnt understand what i was talking about. without this feature, it is impossible to design for example a (...)
it may not be able to do it, since Situs is a topological router. do you still have access to the allegro router (specctra). you can import and export specctra design files in altium.