Tag Archives: Electrical

Introducing SOLIDWORKS PCB

http://www.cadimensions.com/products/solidworks During this recorded webinar, we investigate the functionality of the newest addition to the SOLIDWORKS Electrical Suite, SOLIDWORKS PCB (powered by Altium). SOLIDWORKS PCB gives board designers an easy interface to quickly create board schematics, layout footprints, route across layers, and model the board in SOLIDWORKS. We are very excited about this product and […]

PCB Tutorial 8 – Creating Custom Surface Mount Footprint (Part 1) OrCAD PCB Editor 17.2

Create a footprint for a surface mount LED using the PCB Editor 17.2 Package Symbol Wizard. source

Faulty Laminator Diagnosis and Repair

I brought a cheap laminator from Warehouse Stationary NZ and it immediately tripped the RCD ( Earth fault detection) breaker on my switchboard so I decided to take a look at it to figure out what the fault was. On a non RCD protected outlet it is likely that the element would have failed catastrophically […]