Hello, is there a book on how to start using CADSTAR? -or a tutorial anywhere,? my company is loosing patience with me as i struggle to learn. CADSTAR is Zuken’s powerful PCB design solution allowing an intuitive work Throughout CADSTAR’s Schematic and PCB design editors, the menu items. Supporting the potential need to work with PCB designs in the Zuken® CADSTAR™ format, Altium Designer includes a CADSTAR Importer for.

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Anyway – that is what I and a lot of others do -it is up to you what you do.

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CADSTAR tutorial or book

Thursday, 27 August I don’t think the stats for this blog are very good. Select Schematic Symbols under the Libraries tab to open the Library Managerand use the Archive button to execute carstar conversion. Mind you – its a very simple app that once working should be very easy to use.

Its been a busy few months. If you have file locking enabled set in the Options and for one reason or another you have a power cut or a software crash, CADSTAR cannot delete the temporary lock file that prevents another user having write access to your design, so how do you get access back yourself? The importer is included in Altium Designer as a platform extension, and the function is presented as an import file type option in the design file Import Wizard.


Do not have it the same shape as a junction point circle make it something obvious like a square. In Colours, select Danglers then Change Colours, select the word Danglers on the left then choose a highlight colour different to your junctions on the right. Useful material about drawing and analyzing layout 4. Sunday, 12 February I have gone mobile! There often seems to be discussions about which unit of measurement to work in, they pop up on the web several times throughout the year.

Read the help that comes with cadstar, it has lots of info in it. The default shape is a circle, I disagree with this due to the above possiblilities of errors so urge you to read on and change it.

Even maintenance customers would benefit from downloading this also available in the support downloads section as it would save them downloading individually from the online library. Which side of the fence are you on? Doing so will allow Altium Designer’s CADSTAR importer to correctly map the pin names from schematic component to pcb turorial by using the pin names in the part definition.

Someone asked for the names of the nets that testpoints were connected to, to be placed on the legend layer instead of the testpoint names. Monday, 24 May My very first blog! Thursday, 30 January Library version control. That way I can help you after you have helped me by giving me something to blog about. Now that you are using signal references and the zone links – are you finding yourself restricted because they do not appear on other items such as Block Terminals, Bus Terminals etc.


GC-Prevue the drill files are offset from the Gerbers. Printer-friendly version PDF version.


What are Spacing Classes and why use them? Friday, 14 August Handy hints and tips. Or you could simply just make it, new parts do not actually take long to make if you know how PLUS you get to know exactly how that part is configured, exactly what the pinout is and the package size etc. Do you work in several locations? How do you draw your diodes? Monday, 10 January Why do I need a drill drawing?

Considering CADSTAR.

Synthesized tuning, Part 2: This is something that I see and get asked about often, eyes light up when I tell them how to fix this. Need a Microchip Pic or Xilinx processor, there are over Wednesday, 10 November Who said what? Did you know we offer special discounted student licenses? Possibly because not every method of doing something is documented – besides, who reads the documentation?

Check your dangler shape! You came to the right place! First off, are you or your organization already using Altium Designer?