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Old 03-03-2011, 03:41 AM   #1
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Default What Electrical Schematic Software are you using?

Looking for a free or cheap schematic software. What are you using?

I have Google sketch up, but its a little over kill and clumsy for this.


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Old 03-03-2011, 03:57 AM   #2
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For circuits? Never used it but heard eagle is the way to go.

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Old 03-03-2011, 03:59 AM   #3
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There's some free software from several companies. You can go to www.4pcb.com and download theirs (I've never used it). PCB Artist.

Express PCB has their own (again, not used).

I think there is a free version of Eagle schematic capture (not used that either).

I use Orcad Schematic Capture, but that costs $$.

If you are doing simple simple brewing stuff, Visio would work fine.
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I used Visio and it was simple enough that I made a legible schematic on the first run...
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Unfortunately, Visio is $$$ too.
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Unfortunately, Visio is $$$ too.
Sorry, duh. All my computers have it from the MS Office install.
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Open source - http://projects.gnome.org/dia/
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Thanks Samc...that is exactly what I was looking for.


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