OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorials

  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 00.Getting Started

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 00.Getting Started

    Quick video to show you how to get started with PCB Editor and use this tutorial.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 01.Assigning Footprints to Your Components

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 01.Assigning Footprints to Your Components

    Find components’ footprints in OrCAD PCB Editor’s footprint libraries and assign the footprint names to properties spreadsheet in OrCAD Capture, or simply find a pre-built component footprints...

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 02.Generate a PCB Editor Netlist in OrCAD Capture

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 02.Generate a PCB Editor Netlist in OrCAD Capture

    Once the schematic design is complete, the next step is to create a PCB Editor netlist and generate a new PCB board file.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 03. Set Up PCB Design and Draw a Board Outline

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 03. Set Up PCB Design and Draw a Board Outline

    Set up design parameters and grid spacing to get ready for your PCB design, draw the board outline and add layers to your design.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 04.Create and Place Mechanical Symbols

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 04.Create and Place Mechanical Symbols

    Mechanical symbols represent physical objects that you can place in your board design and are not part of the netlist. One of the important mechanical symbols is the mounting hole. Create and...

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 05. Place Components

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 05. Place Components

    You can place your components manually or automatically in OrCAD. Seamless integration between OrCAD Capture and OrCAD PCB Editor allow you to cross place components and cross-probe between your...

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 06. Set Up Differential Pairs and Constraint Manager

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 06. Set Up Differential Pairs and Constraint Manager

    Set up the differential pairs and assign electrical, physical and spacing constraints to get ready for routing.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 07. Create Copper Plane and Shapes

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 07. Create Copper Plane and Shapes

    Create shapes and add copper pours to the plane layers, add dynamic healing for copper pouring and add void after creating copper plane.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 08. Routing

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 08. Routing

    Pre-route the board by creating fanout for all the power and ground traces, route differential pairs and the rest of the entire board, then finalize the design by running a post- routing inspection.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 09. DRC checking and Manufacturing

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 09. DRC checking and Manufacturing

    Check the status of your board with DRC checking. Once completed, the DRC will then highlight design rule violations. When errors are corrected, prepare your files for manufacturing by placing...

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 10. Prepare for Manufacturing

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 10. Prepare for Manufacturing

    Set your design up for fabrication and assembly. Setup fab drawings, dimensioning, title block, drill tables, cross section, and more.

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 11. Manufacturing Export

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 11. Manufacturing Export

    Produce and export manufacturing data, including drill information, gerber output, assembly drawings, solder and paste masks, and other essential documentation. PCB Editor has the ability to...

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  • OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 12. 3D Modeling and Collision Detection

    OrCAD PCB Editor Tutorial: 12. 3D Modeling and Collision Detection

    View and design in 3D. Learn how to map 3D STEP models to your parts, use the 3D canvas and check for collisions in 3D.

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