Quiz Answer- smallest unit in KiCAD

Published: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:40 | Comments: 1
Quiz Answer- smallest unit in KiCAD

Smallest unit in KiCAD is 1 nm. This is (1/1 000 000)-th of millimeter. Quite precise for PCB design! For comparison the popular Eagle CAD base unit is 1 um which is 1000 times bigger, so KiCAD uses 1000 times more precise metrics than Eagle. Actually lot of the modern chips today are made on […]

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Friday Free Board Quiz – the prize is ICE40HX1K-EVB Question: How preciese is KiCAD and what is the smallest unit in pcbnew?

Published: Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:46 | Comments: 13
Friday Free Board Quiz – the prize is ICE40HX1K-EVB Question: How preciese is KiCAD and what is the smallest unit in pcbnew?

iCE40HX1K-EVB is Open Source Hardware FPGA board made with KiCAD which is now at assembly line and will be for sale next week on our web. This board can be programmed with the first Free and Open Source FPGA toolchain – ICESTORM. iCE40HX1K-EVB is designed with KiCAD and we continue our series of questions regarding this […]

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KiCAD knowledge base – Quiz Answer: KiCAD can have up to 32 copper layers

Published: Mon, 13 Jun 2016 13:57 | Comments: 1
KiCAD knowledge base – Quiz Answer: KiCAD can have up to 32 copper layers

KiCAD can have up to 32 copper layers, quite plenty to finish even very demanding PCBs + 14 technical layers like masks, silk prints, components adhesives, solder paste, edge milling etc. + 4 auxilary layers for drawings and comments. Thanks for all who participated the quiz. Random.org says our winner is @PetrMoses . Congratulations! Waiting to email […]

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Friday Free Board Quiz prize is A20-OLinuXino-LIME, Question: How many copper layers you can have in PCB design with KiCAD?

Published: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:07 | Comments: 16
Friday Free Board Quiz prize is A20-OLinuXino-LIME, Question: How many copper layers you can have in PCB design with KiCAD?

A20-OLinuXino-LIME is Open Source Hardware low cost Linux single board computer with native Ethernet, LiPo battery charger, native SATA and HDMI. What makes different this board from other similar is that ALL board peripherals keep running from single LiPo battery in case of power loss. i.e. if you have SATA drive connected and USB dongles […]

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