Monthly Archives: May 2013

KiCad EDA problems with library, help from an old friend!

I was going through the tutorial that came with KiCad (downloaded from On page 6 of the tutorial, point 3.6 it says “select the ‘device’ library” but I could only see the library ‘power’ even though I can see … Continue reading

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EDA Software (Electronic Design Automation)

I’m just going through “PCB Design Tutorial” by David L. Jones. This is a generic tutorial so does works for all EDA software. I think it best to get an over-view first.

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It all happened in a puff of smoke

I can see why the loud bang and the room full of smoke and white powder. When the left channel blew I simply cut the power leads to it and carried on with the right channel. But that blew also … Continue reading

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