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Circuit diagram drawing program, Help req.d

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by Mike Steward, Jan 30, 2004.

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  1. Mike Steward

    Mike Steward Guest

    I am looking for a cheap circuit diagram drawing program.
    so that I can store diagrams on my computer.


    Does anyone know of a Free / Shareware program that will
    enable me to draw simple circuit diagrams with resister, capacitor.
    and transistor symbols etc. ?

    Thank you Mike S.
     
  2. I am looking for a cheap circuit diagram drawing program.
    See my notes and links to some 60 ECAD programs at
    http://www.terrypin.dial.pipex.com/ECADList.html

    And/or read the past few weeks posts in these groups, as the question
    is asked several times a week.

    Terry Pinnell
    Hobbyist, West Sussex, UK
    "Mike Steward" <> wrote:
     
  3. Rick

    Rick Guest

    you could download free ltspice from www.linear.com which has a library of parts
    in a nice schematic editor and will even simulate your circuit to boot!
     
  4. My gonzo utilities do ultra high quality schematics, but require
    considerable learning and are not quite WYSIWIG.

    http://www.tinaja.com/post01.asp

    Numerous examples in most of our .psp files, especially those in the
    Tech Musings library.


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    Many thanks,

    Don Lancaster
    Synergetics 3860 West First Street Box 809 Thatcher, AZ 85552
    voice: (928)428-4073 email: fax 847-574-1462

    Please visit my GURU's LAIR web site at http://www.tinaja.com
     
  5. JeffM

    JeffM Guest

    Free/Shareware program to draw simple circuit diagrams
    As Terry has said, this is one of the most commonly asked questions.
    We advise a visit to his page 1st.

    The selection of the most applicable newsgroup is also a good step:
    sci.electronics.cad

    Learning the effective use of google (which archives many groups)
    is also a good step. You will get advocacy and critique here.
    http://groups.google.com/groups?num...hematic-Drawing+OR+PCB-CAD&btnG=Google+Search
     
  6. cpemma

    cpemma Guest

    For quick & easy I'd certainly recommend CircuitMaker Student (freeware)
    http://www.microcode.com/

    Not the largest parts library in the world, but most common parts are
    covered, and labels can be easily edited or moved about.

    I find the programs that can also produce a pcb design (such as Eagle) far
    slower to use, as instead of just picking a capacitor or resistor you have
    to select a particular maker's part & part number (to get the pcb hole pitch
    correct) :(
     
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