Thursday, 28 April 2016

Part Creation in EDWinXP

Part Creation is a feature for creating precise footprint of components on a PCB.
The Part library contains a Package and its corresponding Symbol attached.Package and Symbol are created separately and they are linked to the part during the part creation.For creating the part
  • Open EDWinXP Main by clicking on StartProgramsEDWinXPEDWinXP Main. 
  • Choose Library Editor by right clicking on Library.In the window that appears,Provide the following details-    
Name,Prefix,Description,Manufacturer,Technology,Type,External Index Code,Part Source Library  in the General Column and Package,Package Type,Package JEDEC Name,Package IPC Name,Package Source Library in the Package Details Column.

Provide necessary informations under Simulation Parameters and Thermal Parameters.

Drag the suitable Package and Symbol for the part in to the window by clicking on FileShow Explorer.

Last section for part creation is to provide link between symbol and the package.This can be done by clicking on EditEdit Pinout. Assign the appropriate pins as shown in the datasheet.

Finally save the part.