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Autodesk EAGLE

2 Posts authored by: Jorge_Garcia
     The electrical and the mechanical CAD industries belong together, but the communication between these two has been always difficult. Today's product design cycles benefit from close collaboration between the electronic engineers and the mechanical engineers. However in the current state of affairs moving a design between both realms is often difficult. Details are lost in translation, limiting productivity and collaboration between these two worlds. An end-to-end solutio ...
By Jorge Garcia, Cadsoft Computer      Few tools get as much slack as autorouters do. I've never seen anyone devalue a hammer or a screwdriver, but autorouters are usually seen as the crutch of beginners in PCB design; something no serious PCB designer should use. Why? Why so much antagonism toward this tool?        I think the problem lies in mismanaged expectations. Most users believe that an autorouter should be able to do their work for them, i ...