Sometimes, engineering requirements force designers to swap the position of conductive layers in a board stackup. With CR-8000 Design Force, you can do this simply and quickly by using the Restriction/Block functions.
All of you PCB designers out there – I hope you had the opportunity to attend PCB West this year. The sold-out show floor was all abuzz with activity, as was our booth and the Zuken-sponsored barista cart. Free latte or cappuccino – who can pass on that?
As we welcome increasing numbers of IoT devices into our industries, offices and home lives, we shouldn’t be surprised to see increasing electromagnetic (EM) congestion. Or, as it’s now dubbed , the ‘Interference of Things’.
There’s a greatly improved option in CR-8000 Design Gateway 2018 that gives users the opportunity to add multiple sheets when creating new designs or when adding sheets to an existing design.
For more details, watch the video below. This function makes creating and adding additional sheets much more efficient!
A customer recently asked me if CR-8000 Design Force could support stretchable flex designs. At first, I found the question odd, until they shared their intent: wearable electronics. The idea of wearable electronic products like head and wrist bands sparked an interesting conversation and piqued my interest.