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Re: New User LM555 help +1 I fully agree. In the last century, I began with Orcad on an AT computer ! For the rest, this is not the right place to show up. Even though printed
pierreraymondrondelle
3:33 AM
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Re: New User LM555 help ... +1 to that. It's not just a matter of photocopying, it's a matter of eliminating a source of error. Just as the OP found, crossing two wires doesn't
Robert
1:56 AM
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Re: New User LM555 help Peter, I think we started on the wrong foot, and misunderstood each other. WeÆre in well in the 21st century, and paper is now a real nuisance. CAD tools are
    Jean-Paul Louis
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    Re: New User LM555 help I think you may have misunderstood me. having wires simply cross in an "X" fashion, without connecting is, to me, normal. I consider the cross with a connect
    Peter Bennett
    7:01 PM
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    New Kicad with old files Hi, I use Kicad for years, lately I was using version (2012-apr-16-27)-stable, 32 bits I just compiles the new version from BZR on my fresh new Ubuntu
    Alain Mouette
    7:00 PM
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    Re: New User LM555 help Jean~Paul I believe Peter is fully qualified to have an opinion that should be considered. Not that I fully agree with his opinion. I have known him for 20
    Dave Miller
    6:59 PM
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    Re: New User LM555 help Peter, What are your credentials to assert that an x crossing without connection is a poor practice? Have you ever designed large digital boards? What I see in
      Jean-Paul Louis
      6:44 PM
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      Re: New User LM555 help [1 Attachment] Re the wire through R1/D1: you don't have (can't make) vias on a schematic. Drawing one wire crossing another does not make a connection, unless you place a
      Peter Bennett
      6:15 PM
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      issues using pcbnew I'm doing my first kicad board (I've done others with other tools) and have some unresolved issues: 1) Printing under OS X -- all I get are blank pages. I've
      geoffreymbrown
      5:53 PM
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      Re: New User LM555 help Hi Peter and others The no connect on the Cap C2 is added for possible future use and I now do not have an error on this. Pins 4 & 8 of the 555 are still
      Syd
      5:36 PM
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      Re: New User LM555 help Hi Andy I will study and try and implement the information you sent. The more I try and correct the errors the more I learn. Thanks for the info. Regards Syd
      Syd
      4:12 PM
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      Re: New User LM555 help [1 Attachment] Hi Syd: My name is Scott Nicol and I am a professional electronic circuit design engineer.  I can help you in any way you might need for design projects, and
      Scott Nicol
      3:28 PM
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      Re: Compiling on Ubuntu 14.04 Thanks for your help, you put me on the right track... Actualy, the solution was: 1) the timeout was already 1200, so I increased it to 3000, but this was not
      Alain Mouette
      2:53 PM
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      Re: [Kicad-developers] BZR 4813 OS X crash all the time - USELESS ... Dick, I really appreciate the help you provided me, and I did not know that you spent over a man-year in this KiCad Development Team. Rest snipped. Dick
      ve7pke
      12:42 PM
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      Re: [Kicad-developers] BZR 4813 OS X crash all the time - USELESS I snipped away the discussion on this, but it mentions a "kiface" file that has to go into some magic location. So what exactly IS a "kiface" file? -a
      Andy Peters
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      Re: [Kicad-developers] BZR 4813 OS X crash all the time - USELESS Dick, I really appreciate the help you provided me, and I did not know that you spent over a man-year in this KiCad Development Team. I am copying this to the
        Jean-Paul Louis
        10:22 AM
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        Re: New User LM555 help [1 Attachment] A couple of comments on your schematic: 1. you won't normally see wires drawn through components - like the +12 line to pins 8 and 4 of the 555, and the line
        Peter Bennett
        8:55 AM
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        Re: New User LM555 help [1 Attachment] Hi Syd, The output from erc should tell you more or less what the error is, but at a guess from your cct. The 555 pin 8 is labelled Vcc. Vcc is usually 5V, and
        Andy Eskelson
        Apr 23
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        Re: Compiling on Ubuntu 14.04 Try increasing the TIMEOUT value in "download_boost.cmake" located in "~/kicad_sources/kicad.bzr/CMakeModules" It at around line 176 and current value is 600
        Anool Mahidharia
        Apr 22
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        Re: New User LM555 help My timer went off twice before I figured this out. Thought I remembered something about power flag. As is found in the Help files that come with Kincad.. They
        kicadusr
        Apr 22
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        Re: New User LM555 help Hi Syd, I am a fairly new user and have been floundering around for a couple weeks. Tonight I completed my first project, well completed it enough to order
        kicadusr
        Apr 22
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        Compiling on Ubuntu 14.04 I am compiling Kicad on Ubuntu 14.04 using the script at http://www.kicad-pcb.org/display/DEV/Building+KiCad+on+Linux ... *./kicad-install.sh
        Alain Mouette
        Apr 22
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        New User LM555 help Hi all I am new to Schematic/ PCB software and have been trying to design the simple circuit attached using Kicad without success. Whatever changes I make, I
        Syd
        Apr 22
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        Re: setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? Hey Mark. I think the standard is more like 63.  Check out the following article.
        dirtyvalentine
        Apr 22
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        Re: How put marks in copper foil to verify side and mirror ... I normally put a three letter code for the layer in text on that layer. KiCAD will let you place text on any layer. In my case it goes on all layers in
        Oz-in-DFW
        Apr 22
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        Re: pcbnew python script tutorial Reading the message below I found what I forgotten! https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/kicad-users/conversations/topics/14922 I copied the scripts available
        Callisto Pili
        Apr 22
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        Re: setting board thickness, signal speeds done with kicad? On Apr 19, 2014, at 5:04 AM, Steve M wrote: Sorry terminated post early: Lol. I was wondering about that and kept looking for a
        Mark S Harris
        Apr 21
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        Newbie questions OSX strangeness Just loaded up Kicad and getting it figured out. It looks promising. 20 plus years doing PCB's and currently use AD. I am hoping to get productive soon in
        ve7pke
        Apr 21
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        Re: How put marks in copper foil to verify side and mirror Thanks, It is so simple and I searched so long.. Ugh
        kicadusr
        Apr 21
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        Re: How put marks in copper foil to verify side and mirror Hi, Yes, with the Text tool, you can write on a copper layer, front, back or inner, mirrored or normal. Regards, Pedro.
        Pedro Martin
        Apr 21
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