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EAGLE CAD Toroid drawing tool

This small bit of software can auto-generate a toroid outline for EAGLE. You can select horizontal or vertical mounting, and specify the toroid dimensions and the number of wire turns. It will generate an EAGLE script file (.scr) that can … Continue reading

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EAGLE CAD layers reference

This document eagle-cad-layers-reference3.pdf explains what all the layers in EAGLE mean when it comes to PCB component and board design and how the PCB manufacturer will interpret it, with real examples. The EAGLE documentation is awful for this. Personally I … Continue reading

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EAGLE CAD SMD tool

After getting fed up manually creating device packages for EAGLE, the following tool was created. It allows for the automatic creation of many SMD packages. Here are some examples:       The tool just needs some values entered, which can … Continue reading

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DXF / HPGL to eagle script conversion

There are some Autocad DXF <-> Eagle converters available but they seem to be demo versions, and I didn’t get good results. This new approach was to use Inkscape, which is open source and can open and save files in … Continue reading

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