For all the hobbyist, maker community, students and beyond - we're supplying free reference designs that you can work with, take from and build up to make
your own designs! No need to start from scratch!
Be sure to check out all 24 Reference Designs found here: http://www.pads.com/reference-designs/?cmpid=9050 can be used with our new inexpensive (PADS based) Designer Schematic and Designer Layout tools now available for the hobbyist/maker community from Digikey !http://www.digikey.com/product-highlights/us/en/mentor-graphics-designer-software/4171?cmpid=9050 as well as our desktop PADS products.
Cheers ! John