CADSTAR customers with a valid maintenance contract can now requestCADSTAR License Authorisations by completing and submitting the form within the Zuken Global Support website.
Most CADSTAR users rely on the predefined menu system to access program features, but never realise they can set up a few shortcuts that save you time and frustration!
PCB designers working with advanced and complex designs are constantly pushing the boundaries to satisfy the signal integrity of routed differential pairs and busses. Those who work with flexible and flex-rigid PCB designs are perhaps the most demanding of all. A while ago, the introduction of the curved corner style for routing trunks in CADSTAR […]
This month, Quadra have continued to strengthen their team of PCB design professionals and the expertise of Gary Mulqueen, an experienced Altium PCB designer, will help extend design capabilities within the company. CADSTAR and PCB Design Sales Manager, Michael Wray catches up with Gary and finds out more about his design experience and hear about […]
The mind boggles when you look around at the range of electronic equipment we use on a daily basis. This technology is not just relied upon but is often taken for granted and often abused as a result. Case in point – teenagers; recklessly discarding their smartphones and still assuming them to work. I will, […]
We all approach different tasks in different ways and as PCB designers we all have very different ways of working, even though the task at hand effectively requires the same outcome. Designers rely on a variety of tools to help streamline and complete designs as efficiently as possible, some of which are more regularly used than […]
Did you know that CADSTAR supports the import of Schematic and PCB designs from a range of CAD packages including PADS, PCAD, Orcad, Protel and Altium? This is achieved using the CADSTAR Design Migration Tool that you can download from the Zuken Global Support website. Once installed a new Design Migration command is added to […]
As businesses become more and more conscious of intellectual property rights, design cycle speed and the desire for quicker and more efficient electronic circuits, many companies are looking for ways to speed up their design cycles without compromising quality. So why are many companies choosing not to outsource their designs? and are they missing out on opportunities as a […]
3D PCB Design Included Free with CADSTAR 30th Anniversary Edition Bundles 30 years of CADSTAR Price/Performance PCB Design Tool from Zuken CADSTAR, Zuken’s popular and affordable desktop PCB design solution, has been helping designers for 30 years this month. Zuken is starting its celebrations by including 3D design capabilities for free with the purchase of […]
CADSTAR is a well-established EDA tool with a comprehensive, generous feature list even at the entry-level license option. This month I want to talk about efficient circuit replication and how CADSTAR can easily replicate circuit blocks, providing a quicker path to completion, an increase in productivity and a reduction in possible errors. In just a […]