[sdiy] PCB designing software

jhaible jhaible at debitel.net
Tue Jun 4 23:29:18 CEST 2002


I started using a program called "SPRINT" now.
Not very comfortable, but easy to learn, and cheap.
less than 50 Euro if memory serves. Runs on Windows.

JH.


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Bert Vermeulen <l.vermeulen at hccnet.nl>
An: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
Gesendet: Dienstag, 4. Juni 2002 18:51
Betreff: Re: [sdiy] PCB designing software


> I have the old DOS versison and the latest version of Ultiboard and
> Ultimate. I love the DOS version and i hate the windows version. Working
> with the windows versions is much more time consuming .  Since these
> programm are now delivered from EWB the support has became also very bad
and
> the people are became also arrogant.
>
> Bert
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Patchell" <patchell at silcom.com>
> To: "maxpowa.telenet.be" <webmaster at maxpowa.telenet.be>
> Cc: <synth-diy at dropmix.xs4all.nl>
> Sent: Monday, June 03, 2002 6:53 PM
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] PCB designing software
>
>
> >
> >
> > "maxpowa.telenet.be" wrote:
> >
> > > Hey,
> > >
> > > Just was wondering what software y'all use to design PCBs
> > >
> > > I'm currently using Cadsoft Eagle, but I want to know if there are any
> more
> > > powerfull packages out there (and don't say Protel, I tried their
demo,
> > > software has glitches, bug and just feels to bloated or how do you say
> it)
> >
> >     Actually, the earlier versions of Protel are pretty nice, and
> relatively
> > bug free.  Version 2.8 is where I stopped upgrading, and I use Version
2.7
> > (Version 2.7, IMHO, had the fewest bugs).  Version 3 was pretty awful,
and
> it
> > only got worse.
> >
> >     For Schematic Capture, I am using Orcad Version 9.2.
> >
> >     For those who are still into DOS, I have a copy of the old Protel
> Autotrax,
> > which was also a very nice piece of software, if you like DOS, that is.
> >
> >     -Jim
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Steven
> >
>
>
>
>





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