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Offline Eugene52Topic starter
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« on: July 29, 2009, 04:15:00 pm »
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Hello Everyone . The reason I started this new topic today is , I was checking prices on PCB/Schematic software and my Jaw dropped !!! Full Version unlimited use is [Layout+Schematic+Autorouter] of Eagle Full Version ...$1494. $U.S. Dollars . The limited edition is for 99 schematics 4 single layers....$747. $U.S. Dollars . They are Idiot's . So on this topic the Thunting.com Project Builders can express there honest opinions also , or post links to equivelent [much cheaper] software .
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2009, 04:52:36 pm »
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I'll do the Stencils and Photo copy before I went there!   Wise

Some of the Free ware is better then that crap.

Hell Ive made workable boards with  Windows Paint!

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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2009, 04:55:27 pm »
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Bill Jenkins, a good friend of mine, has been selling this Schematic Capture, PCB layout, Manual Router and Autorouter for years. His price? Well, just have a peek at his page. I have been using this software for more than 20 years now. Gosh. Time does fly.

There is a new version coming out very, very soon with some really keen features. Upgrades will be much cheaper than buying the new package.

Ezroute 2000 is the name, the price is budget friendly. The software, excellent.

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It comes with a huge parts library but also has a built in part builder where you can create your own libraries or parts within existing libraries. Inputs and outputs can be assigned as well as multiple footprints for through hole or surface mount parts.

Bill also has a service where he will manufacture prototype boards for you at a very reasonable price. Ask him about it after you have a play with the demo software.

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« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2009, 05:17:13 pm »
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Hello Homefire , GoldDigger . Thank-You for the suggestions and link .     Remember "We are all in this together"  a quote from Canada Television's  [Famous] "The RED GREEN Show" . .......Anyway this is a start of a good topic and I am sure more software suggestions will be posted .

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« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2009, 05:20:26 pm »
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I sure wish you Upside down folks lived closer.

I have two friends I talk to all the time down there on Skype's.

Postage is a killer on some things.

A six pound package is like $60.00 USD.

That sucks.

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« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2009, 05:39:33 pm »
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Homefire . I am in Nevada just outside Las Vegas  . I try to be here less than 6 months out of the year , then I am in Los Angeles .  I use to get the Red Green show on the Satellite [pbs]channel  . But not here in Nevada , so I miss that crazy show . Where is Skype's?
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« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2009, 07:39:32 pm »
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Red Green was cool!   Duck tape or WD-40!!

If it move and should not!   Duck Tape.   If it dont move and should WD-40!

He did cool things with lawn movers! Wise

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« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2009, 06:27:05 pm »
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Eugene52;

And anyone else who is interested, of course!

Try some of the following:

 

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you can get a freebie here called expressPCB

read up on expressPCB on this site:

 

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At the bottom of the page, on one of these site is another link that looks like a PC board, to software called pad2pad...

   

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« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2009, 06:41:01 pm »
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WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE!

PCB software has been expensive, for a while! I just got tipped off to a FREE one, today... I will have a look, tomorrow, and let you know, maybe post the link.


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And anyone else who is interested, of course!

Try some of the following:

 

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At the bottom of the page, on one of these site is another link that looks like a PC board, to software called pad2pad... I dont think I put that site on here, so I will go look for it, again, come back, here, and modify.

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Thanks goldigger . I will wake up and check the links you just posted . I have been trying to see if the schematic capture really works on some of the software posted on the internet . So Today I have been trying to check out Dip-Trace ..... My spare time will be gone soon , so the more the automated the faster the design time .... But this topic benifits everyone , not just me . So your suggestions are very appreciated !!!!
Thank-You and Best Regards..........Eugene

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Eugene52,

Just wanted to tell you expressPCB is bare-bones and does not do schematic capture, but I can see the advantage....bI dont know what pad2pad will do (??)

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