Hobart Content Update: FTDI Content Update The Hobart Content Team is very pleased to announce a board-level update to FTDI’s Communication components which includes their full catalogue of USB Interface devices.
Design Secrets: Downloading and Linking SPICE and PSPICE simulation models to your components Altium Designer is a unified electronics development tool - which means it includes all the peices you need to capture, tweak, verify, validate and output your next electronic product. One of the big advantages of this approach is driving XSPICE simulation from the same schematic you use to capture your PCB design - no need to redraw anything just to simulate it! This video answers the question we commonly get asked in training and on support calls - how to correctly download, link and use SPICE and PSPICE simulation models. Check it out!
Update 16 to Altium Designer 10 available The Altium Development team are pleased to announce a new update for Altium Designer 10 which includes various enhancements requested through BugCrunch and the AltiumLive forums, including improvements to impedance and width calculations and an Export Free Pad Holes option. To update your Altium Designer 10 installation, go to the Plug-in page (DXP >> Plug-ins and Updates) and select “Update All”.
AltiumLive just got even better This release introduces several key new areas including; your personal Wall, dashboard - providing your administrator with a view of your organization and the Content Store which is a section dedicated to the growing list of content and Altium Designer updates that are available.
Satellite Vault server now available We're pleased to announce the release of the Altium Satellite Vault, one of the three Vault options that complement Altium Designer 10. The Altium Satellite Vault server is available to those on the Subscriber Plan and is a downloadable application that can be installed on any network computer, including your local machine.
Getting started with Altium Designer? There's plenty to learn about Altium Designer! The Getting Started page will give you all the necessary information to get you started and build your proficiency in Altium Designer. Take a moment to skim through them, then head off and explore.