Schematic Wiring

Schematic Wiring

Wiring together your parts in AutoTRAX is simple and fun. Also modifying the position of your parts is super easy.

How to modify a place part using the library

How to modify a place part using the library

This video shows you how to modify a part by saving it to the library, editing the part in the library and then dragging the modified part over your original part.

Schematic Auto router 2

Schematic Auto router 2

This video show you an update of progress in the development of the AutoTRAX schematic auto-router.

Schematic Part Moves

Schematic Part Moves

This video show you a preview of moving parts in AutoTRAX schematics.

Simple Schematic AutoRouter

Simple Schematic AutoRouter

This video shows how easy it is to route you schematics with AutoTRAX. It demonstrates adding a resistor and connecting into your design. It also shows some addition routing.

Schematic Auto-router

Schematic Auto-router

This video demonstrates the power of the schematic router in AutoTRAX. It will save you hours of work and is really fun to use.

Automatic Mouse Bites or Break-Away Tabs for PCBs

Automatic Mouse Bites or Break-Away Tabs for PCBs

This video shows you how AutoTRAX automatically generated the mouse-bites and cutouts needed for Break-Away Tabs in panelizard PCBs.

Adding PCB Fiducial Mark

Adding PCB Fiducial Mark

This video show you how easy it is to add Fiducial Marks to a PCB using AutoTRAX

Panelizing your PCB using V Cuts

Panelizing your PCB using V Cuts

This video show how to quickly panelize your PCB in AutoTRAX so you can save loads of money when it comes to having it made.

Using The Navigator

Using The Navigator

This video show you how to use the navigator in AutoTRAX to locate and cross reference parts in your PCB design. It also show you how to quickly tile your views.

Finding Parts in Your PCB Design

Finding Parts in Your PCB Design

This video show you how to use the Navigator in AutoTRAX to quickly and easily find the parts in your design. This works for both schematics and PCBs.

Locating Symbol Terminals by Pad Name

Locating Symbol Terminals by Pad Name

This short video show you how in AutoTRAX you can quickly locate symbol terminals by pad name/pin number. This is very handy with large pin count devices.

Adding images to the AutoTRAX users forum

Adding images to the AutoTRAX users forum

This video shows you 2 different ways of adding images to your comments in the AutoTRAX users forum.

Creating a Capacitor

Creating a Capacitor

This video show you how to quickly create a custom block capacitor.

Curves

Curves

Creating and editing curves.

Adding and editing lines

Adding and editing lines

This video shows you three different ways to add lines to your schematic. The same technique also applies to adding lines to footprints, symbols, and PCBs.

Authorize Your Software

Authorize Your Software

This video shows you how to authorize your AutoTRAX software.

Copper Pour

Copper Pour

This video show you some of the infinite varieties of copper fill patterns that are possible for your copper pours in AutoTRAX.

Simulation - Real time Changes

Simulation  - Real time Changes

This video show you how you can change component values, such as the value of a resistor, and see the simulation result change in real-time.

Real-Time Circuit Simulation Instruments

Real-Time Circuit Simulation Instruments

This video show you how virtual instruments work on your schematics with real-time simulation.

Automatic PCB Rounded Pads/Tracks and Teardrop

Automatic PCB Rounded Pads/Tracks and Teardrop

This video show how you can quickly round the corners of all your tracks and pads as well as add teardrops to your PCB.

Automatic Rounded Track Corners - Setting Radius

Automatic Rounded Track Corners  - Setting Radius

This video shows you how to automatically add rounded corners to all your tracks in your PCB. It is embarrassingly easy to do; just drag a slider from left to right.

Automatic Rounded Track Corners

Automatic Rounded Track Corners

In AutoTRAX, you can automatically round all the tracks on your PCB design. This is done very easily by simply clicking on a menu button and the change will automatically be applied.

Splitting a Symbol

Splitting a Symbol

This video shows you how to split up a single symbol into multiple symbols that more clearly represent the functionality of a device in your schematic.

Using the Space Pilot Pro for 3D Navigation of your PCB

Using the Space Pilot Pro for 3D Navigation of your PCB

This video show the Space Pilot Pro in action viewing a PCB in 3D.

Setting the 3D Background

Setting the 3D Background

This video shows you how to change the background to the 3-D view of your printed circuit board.

Adding 3D Objects

Adding 3D Objects

This video shows you how to add simple 3-D objects to a PCB part. It demonstrates adding several objects including a box, cylinder, sphere, cone and torus.

Dragging Materials onto 3D Objects

Dragging Materials onto 3D Objects

This video shows you can apply bitmaps as textures to 3D objects simply by dragging the file from a Windows Explorer windows onto the object.

Sizing Schematic Sheet Content to Fill the Page

Sizing Schematic Sheet Content to Fill the Page

This video shows you how to resize the content of a sheet to fill the sheet. This is extremely useful when you have a small design that only takes up a small area of the sheet and you actually want an enlarged area for both aesthetic reasons and for printing.

Replacing an existing part in a PCB design Part 1.

Replacing an existing part in a PCB design Part 1.

his video shows you how to replace a part in the design by simply dragging a part from the library onto a symbol in your design and it will be automatically replaced. This replacement will also include automatically wiring up the new part with connections that exist for the part been replaced.

Replacing an existing part in a PCB design. Part 2.

Replacing an existing part in a PCB design. Part 2.

This video continues from the 'Replacing an existing part in a PCB design' video and shows you an example of swapping a part for a drastically different one.

Joining Together Split Power Planes

Joining Together Split Power Planes

n this video I will show you how to connect together 2 or more split power planes. This is necessary because the Electra auto-router will not automatically connect them together and so you will need to manually connect them.

Aligning Inter Wire Connectors

Aligning Inter Wire Connectors

This video show you how to align the edges of inter-wire connectors in AutoTRAX.

Radial Context Menu

Radial Context Menu

This video demonstrates the new radial context menu for AutoTRAX PCB designer.

Auto-routing a PCB a net at a time

Auto-routing a PCB a net at a time

This video show you how to auto-route individual PCB net. You can simply select the net and click on the appropriate auto-route button in the ribbon menu.

Interactive Routing with AutoTRAX and Electra

Interactive Routing with AutoTRAX and Electra

This video show you how you can easily auto-route a PCB using AutoTRAX and Electra.

Embedded Electra Routing Inside AutoTRAX

Embedded Electra Routing Inside AutoTRAX

This video show you how the Electra shape based PCB outer can work inside AutoTRAX.

Part Search

Part Search

Searching for part prices and datasheets with AutoTRAX

Creating a part for an ATMEGA16U2

Creating a part for an ATMEGA16U2

This video show you how to quickly create a part for a Microchip ATMEGA16U2 high-performance, low-power Microchip 8-bit AVR RISC-based microcontroller.

Creating a PCB Design from Pre-Routed Designs

Creating a PCB Design from Pre-Routed Designs

This video show you how to create a PCB design by simply dragging pre-routed designs onto the schematic of your new design.

How to create a simple amplifier using pre-designed circuits.

How to create a simple amplifier using pre-designed circuits.

This video show you how to partition a design into a amplifier sub-system and a separate power sub-system.

Moving PCB Tracks with non-45 degree corners

Moving PCB Tracks with non-45 degree corners

The video further illustrates PCB track editing with AutoTRAX

Moving PCB Track Segments

Moving PCB Track Segments

This demonstrates moving track segments in AutoTRAX

PCB Track Loop Removal

PCB Track Loop Removal

This video show the automatic breaking of unwanted PCB track loops in AutoTRAX when manually routing a PCB

PCB Orthoginal Routing and Corner Beveling

PCB Orthoginal Routing and Corner Beveling

This video show you how easy it is to manually route your PCB in AutoTRAX.

PCB Route Comparison

PCB Route Comparison

This show you how AutoTRAX routing compares.

How to define the start point when manually routing a PCB

How to define the start point when manually routing a PCB

When manually routing a PCB in AutoTRAX it is important to define the start point. This videos show you how.

Automatic Silkscreen Clipping

Automatic Silkscreen Clipping

This video show you how AutoTRAX can automatically clip your silkscreen rectangles to the pads and also provide a clearance margin.

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

This video shows you how to import a 3-D model from an external source into AutoTRAX. The part is also modified and the materials changed to give a more realistic appearance.

Parametric Parts

Parametric Parts

AutoTRAX comes with many parametric parts. A parametric part is a part than can automatically generate a 2D footprint/land pattern and a matching 3D model. All from a few simple parameters.

Viewing your PCB in Glorious 3D

Viewing your PCB in Glorious 3D

Now you can view your PCB complete with shadows, reflective surfaces, 3D copper and even see the solder.

Setting Material Texture for 3D Parts

Setting Material Texture for 3D Parts

This video shows you how you can set the material texture for 3-D parts that you import into AutoTRAX. It also shows you how to modify the characteristics of the imported material to effectively have the equivalent of thousands of different textures.

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

Importing 3D Models To Use in a PCB Part

This video shows you how to import a 3-D model from an external source into AutoTRAX. The part is also modified and the materials changed to give a more realistic appearance.

Moving Parts In 3D on Your PCB

Moving Parts In 3D on Your PCB

This video shows you how you can move your parts on a PCB using the 3-D viewport.

Symbol Rotation Comparison between AutoTRAX and Altium Designer

Symbol Rotation Comparison between AutoTRAX and Altium Designer

This video gives you a comparison of rotating schematic symbols in AutoTRAX and rotating schematic symbols in Altium Designer. It shows how AutoTRAX respects your original layout when rotating but Altium does not. It also shows how AutoTRAX maintains the center of rotation but Altium goes walkabout.

Symbol Rotation in Schematics

Symbol Rotation in Schematics

This video show you how you can rotate schematics symbols easily and avoid the symbol breaking up or becoming muddled. This was done using AutoTRAX.

Comparison of real-time 3D rendering of a PCB

Comparison of real-time 3D rendering of a PCB

This video shows a comparison of rendering a 3D PCB with and without real-time shadows and reflective surfaces.

Automatic Generation of 3D model PCB Header

Automatic Generation of 3D model PCB Header

This video show the header produced by AutoTRAX/Active3D

Copy And Paste Circuits

Copy And Paste Circuits

This video shows you how to copy and paste a single circuit that has been laid out and routed to create a more complex circuit.

Creating an Array of Circuits

Creating an Array of Circuits

This video show you how to create a rectangular array of circuits by simply selecting, setting row and column counts and dragging. This was done using AutoTRAX.

Routing

Routing

This video show you how to partially route a PCB track and them come back to it later and finish it off. This demo uses AutoTRAX.

Automatically connect SMT pads to power planes

Automatically connect SMT pads to power planes

This video show you how to automatically connect SMT pads to power planes.

Renumbering Pads for PCB parts

Renumbering Pads for PCB parts

This video show you how to easily renumber pads in either the part editor or on actual PCBs by simply clicking on each pad in turn.

Create a PCB Footprint by Tracing From a PDF (with captions)

Create a PCB Footprint by Tracing From a PDF (with captions)

This video show you how to create a PCB footprint from an image captured from a PDF displayed in a browser. The image is copied and pasted into the footprint designer and pads are traced over the image to produce the final footprint. This uses AutoTRAX.

Create a PCB Footprint by Tracing From a PDF

Create a PCB Footprint by Tracing From a PDF

This video show you how to create a PCB footprint from an image captured from a PDF displayed in a browser. The image is copied and pasted into the footprint designer and pads are traced over the image to produce the final footprint.

Rigid-Flex PCB Design

Rigid-Flex PCB Design

This video demonstrates how to create a Rigid-Flex PCB.

Manual Routing PCBs with Snap to Pad

Manual Routing PCBs with Snap to Pad

The video show you how to manual route a PCB track and ensure the final segment is horizontal/Vertical or at a 45° angle to the target Pad.

Routing with Copper Pour Regions

Routing with Copper Pour Regions

This video shows you how the new routing using copper pour areas will work in AutoTRAX. It demonstrates manually routing a VCC net that connects three pads in the copper pour region. You will see that the integrity is maintained and you are guided to valid targets during manual routing.The end result is that a net has been correctly routed and maintains the electrical connectivity are defined by the schematics for the PCB project.

Manufacturing Your Printed Circuit Board

Manufacturing Your Printed Circuit Board

This video show you how to plot your AutoTRAX PCB artwork, output files for a CNC cuttter and how to zip up all the Gerber files, Bill of Materials file, NC drill file and pick and place file for manufacturing. It also show you how to preview the Gerber files.

Creating a Part for a Button Battery

Creating a Part for a Button Battery

This video shows you how to create the part for a button battery in AutoTRAX. It shows you how to create the footprint/land pattern, the symbol and how to import a 3D model.

Post Auto-Route Optimization

Post Auto-Route Optimization

In this video you learn how to do post-autoroute optimization of your PCB tracks in AutoTRAX.

Adding a Button Battery to the LED Voltage Ladder

Adding a Button Battery to the LED Voltage Ladder

This shows you how to replace a power connector with a battery on the board.

Schematic Editing

Schematic Editing

In this video you will see the many different thing you can do to edit parts and schematic wiring in AutoTRAX.

Converting a TPH Design to a SMT Design

Converting a TPH Design to a SMT Design

This video shows you how to convert a design built with TPH PCB technology to one using SMT. The design will be dramatically reduced in size and manufacturing costs will also be greatly reduced.

LM3914 LED Display

LM3914 LED Display

This video show the design of a simple LED ladder display. It takes you through the process from schematic, custom part creation and PCB manual routing with AutoTRAX.

Adding Holes and Cutouts to a PCB

Adding Holes and Cutouts to a PCB

This video shows you how to add holes and cutouts to your PCB and how to edit them.

Changing Track Width When Manual Routing

Changing Track Width When Manual Routing

This video show you how to change track widths during manual routing with AutoTRAX.

Track Necking

Track Necking

This video show you how to reduce the width of a track segment to avoid design rule errors when routing between pads.

STL 3D Export

STL 3D Export

STL 3D file exported from AutoTRAX viewed on the web

3D Modelling in Active3D

3D Modelling in Active3D

This is a quick video to show you some modeling in Active3D. Active3D is part of AutoTRAX.

Real-Time Design Rule PCB Checking (DRC)

Real-Time Design Rule PCB Checking (DRC)

This video show you how to do real time design rule checking when manually routing your PCB.

3 different routing techniques for PCB design

3 different routing techniques for PCB design

This video demonstrates the 3 different PCB routing techniques available in AutoTRAX.

Connection a SMT pad to an internal copper pour

Connection a SMT pad to an internal copper pour

This video shows you how to connect a SMT pad on the top side of a PCB to a copper pour area on a different layer in AutoTRAX.

How to create a PCB pad with a rounded end

How to create a PCB pad with a rounded end

This video show you how to create a pad with a rounded end using AutoTRAX.

Creating a Custom SOT223 Transistor

Creating a Custom SOT223 Transistor

This video show you how to create a custom SOT223 for a BSP16T1 High Voltage Transistor in AutoTRAX

Using Docking and Floating Panels

Using Docking and Floating Panels

This video show you how to dock/undock/collapse and float panels in AutoTRAX

Adding and Editing Images

Adding and Editing Images

This video demonstrates how to add and edit images/pictures.

Adding and Editing Arcs.

Adding and Editing Arcs.

This video show you how to add and edit arcs in AutoTRAX.

Adding and Editing Text

Adding and Editing Text

This video show how you can add and edit text in AutoTRAX

Adding and Editing Note Boxes

Adding and Editing Note Boxes

Adding and Editing Note Boxes in AutoTRAX

Adding and Editing Polylines

Adding and Editing Polylines

This video show you how to quickly add and edit polylines in AutoTRAX. It demonstrates how to convert polylines to curves. It also shows you how to create polylines from simple lines and curves.

Adding and Editing Polygons

Adding and Editing Polygons

This videos shows you how to add and edit polygons in AutoTRAX.

Adding and Editing Rectangles

Adding and Editing Rectangles

This video demonstrates how to add and edit rectangles in AutoTRAX.

Adding and Editing Circle and Ellipses

Adding and Editing Circle and Ellipses

This video demonstrates how to add/edit circles and ellipses in AutoTRAX.

Adding and Editing Lines

Adding and Editing Lines

This video shows you how to add and edit lines in AutoTRAX .

Schematic, PCB and 3D Viewports

Schematic, PCB and 3D Viewports

This video shows you how to use the schematic, PCB and 3D viewports in AutoTRAX.

Adding Graphics To Your Drawings

Adding Graphics To Your Drawings

This video gives you an overview of adding graphics to your AutoTRAX drawings. It demonstrates adding lines, arcs, polylines, rectangles, ellipses, curves, polygons, closed curves, note boxes and markers.

Importing a PCB from AutoCAD into AutoTRAX

Importing a PCB from AutoCAD into AutoTRAX

This video show you how to create a PCB complete with holes and a cutout in AutoCAD and import the PCB into AutoTRAX.

Combing Shapes into a PCB

Combing Shapes into a PCB

This video that shows you how to make a complicated PCB by combining basic graphical shapes.

Add a Thermal Pad to a Footprint

Add a Thermal Pad to a Footprint

This video shows you how to add a thermal pad to a footprint to help conduct heat away from the device.

Creating a Power Mosfet Part in AutoTRAX

Creating a Power Mosfet Part in AutoTRAX

This video show you how to create a power mosfet device which uses both a custom pad configuration and a custom mosfet symbol.

Manually Routing TPH pads and SMT pads

Manually Routing TPH pads and SMT pads

This video show you how to manually route between TPH pads and SMT pads on different PCB layers in AutoTRAX. It also show you how to add redundant tracks and delete them.

Rotating Footprints on PCBs

Rotating Footprints on PCBs

This video show you the 4 different ways to rotate parts on your PCB in AutoTRAX.

Schematic Wiring Made Simple

Schematic Wiring Made Simple

This video shows how wiring parts together in AutoTRAX is embarrassingly simple. Just hold down the left mouse button and drag the wire from the start terminal to the end terminal. AutoTRAX does the rest.

Manual Routing with Automatic Targets

Manual Routing with Automatic Targets

This video show you how to easily route a track/net on a PCB with automatic target suggestions.

Swapping connections for a part on a PCB

Swapping connections  for a part on a PCB

This video demonstrates swapping connection to a part with 2 pads on a PCB to improve routing. It also show how to easily lock all footprints in a PCB.

Manual Routing a PCB

Manual Routing a PCB

The video show you how to quickly manually route a PCB in AutoTRAX.

Creating round, rectangular and polygonal pads and offsetting pad holes.

Creating round, rectangular and polygonal pads and offsetting pad holes.

This video shows you how to add round/elliptical, rectangular and polygonal pads to a custom part footprint/land pattern. It also shows you how to offset pad holes.

Creating a simple amplifier using pre-designed circuits.

Creating a simple amplifier using pre-designed circuits.

This video show you how to partition a design into a amplifier sub-system and a separate power sub-system. The design uses pre-designed circuits and show you how to drag and drop them onto sheets to quickly create a sub-system. The sub-system are then connected together and finally the PCB is automatically created. This video uses AutoTRAX and demonstrates schematic design, PCB layout, auto-routing and 3D visualization.

100 Watt Amplifier Design

100 Watt Amplifier Design

This video gives you a quick view of the 100W amplifier sample that comes with AutoTRAX. It shows the schematic, PCB and the PCB in 3D. You also get a glimpse of Active3D

Undo/redo and disaster recovery

Undo/redo and disaster recovery

This video show you how AutoTRAX saves every change you make to a project to a special backup directory. This is the perfect 'Get out of jail free card' if your computer crashes due to power outage etc.

Adding, moving and rotating 3D objects on PCBs

Adding, moving and rotating 3D objects on PCBs

This shows you how to add 3D content to a PCB or part in AutoTRAX It also show you how to move and rotate objects.

Creating a custom potentiometer part

Creating a custom potentiometer part

This video show you how to create a part for a Bourns 3362 potentiometer. It show you how to create the custom footprint/land pattern and the custom schematic symbol. It also show you how to import a 3D model and position in. Finally it shows the device being used on a PCB.

Splitting Part Symbols on a Schematic in AutoTRAX

Splitting Part Symbols on a Schematic in AutoTRAX

This video shows you how to split the symbol for a part that has already been placed onto a schematic into 3 separate symbols. This is done in order to split the functionality so you can place 3 different symbols for the same part on 3 separate schematics.

Creating a part with 4 schematic symbols (Split part)

Creating a part with 4 schematic symbols (Split part)

This video show you how to create a 4000 CMOS logic device (two triple input NOR gates and an inverter) using AutoTRAX. This demonstrates how to create probably one of the most complex parts for AutoTRAX. Once you master how to create one of these, all other parts will seem easy.

Adding Dimensions To Your Drawings

Adding Dimensions To Your Drawings

This video tutorial shows you how to add dimensions to your drawings in AutoTRAX.

Setting a PCB track width from a schematic

Setting a PCB track width from a schematic

This video show you how to set the width of all the tracks in a PCB net from the schematic. It also deonstrates AutoTRAX's PCB Builder and how it takes into account track widths.

One Click PCB board design, layout and auto-routing

One Click PCB board design, layout and auto-routing

This show you how to create a PCB board from a schematic, layout the parts on the PCB, minimize the size of the PCB and auto-route the PCB with a single click.

Autorouting with AutoTRAX

Autorouting with AutoTRAX

This short demo shows you how to auto-route a PCB in seconds saving you time and money. This leaves you with loads of time to do something more interesting than manual routing.

Automatic Wire Jumpers for Schematics

Automatic Wire Jumpers for Schematics

This video demonstrates how AutoTRAX automatically creates wire jumpers for you when schematic wires cross.

Reference Designators in AutoTRAX

Reference Designators in AutoTRAX

In AutoTRAX you can change the orientation, font and scaling of part reference designators in PCBs and schematics. In schematics you can also change the color.

Adding a Track Jumper in AutoTRAX

Adding a Track Jumper in AutoTRAX

This quick demo shows you how to add a jumper to a track to get past an obstacle that you cannot route around using the current layers on the PCB.

Viewing PCBs and Their Internal Structure in AutoTRAX

Viewing PCBs and Their Internal Structure in AutoTRAX

This video show you how you can view the PCB in 3D from different vantage points with and without parts and even view the internals of the PCB.

Updating AutoTRAX

Updating AutoTRAX

This video shows you how you can easily update your copy of AutoTRAX. The automatic update is optional and can be turn on or off.

Running AutoTRAX for The First Time

Running AutoTRAX  for The First Time

This video gives you a quick overview of AutoTRAX when you run it for the first time.

Installing AutoTRAX

Installing AutoTRAX

This video shows you how to install AutoTRAX

An Insight into PCB AutoLayout with AutoTRAX

An Insight into PCB AutoLayout with AutoTRAX

This video gives you an insight into how AutoTRAX automatically lays out parts on a PCB.

Cross Cursors in AutoTRAX

Cross Cursors in AutoTRAX

The video show you how to switch between short and full viewport cross cursors in AutoTRAX.

Solder Mask Differences in PCBs

Solder Mask Differences in PCBs

The video show you why the top and bottom solder mask on a PCB with SMT devices will differ and as a consequence your PCB fabricator may charge extra.

Measuring Distances in AutoTRAX

Measuring Distances in AutoTRAX

This video show you how you can measure distances between objects in AutoTRAX

The AutoTRAX Settings Panel

The AutoTRAX Settings Panel

This video show you how to view and alter the settings used by AutoTRAX in a simple place - the Settings Panel.

The AutoTRAX File Viewer

The AutoTRAX File Viewer

This video show you how to view the XML file format used by AutoTRAX. You can make changes to your project and see how the file content changes.

Using the Navigator in AutoTRAX

Using the Navigator in AutoTRAX

The navigator in AutoTRAX is a powerful tool that show you your location on large, complex schematics and pcbs and also lets you rapidly locate your part symbols and their footprints on the PCB.

The AutoTRAX Status Bar

The AutoTRAX Status Bar

This video show you how to view status, zoom in and out and turn on/off smart pan and the display of tooltips.

Using the Color Bar in AutoTRAX

Using the Color Bar in AutoTRAX

This video show you how to change the line and fill colors of objects in AutoTRAX.

Arranging Viewports in AutoTRAX

Arranging Viewports in AutoTRAX

This video show you how to arrange the viewports as either tabbed viewports or tiled viewports. It also show you how to float a viewport in AutoTRAX.

The AutoTRAX Workspace

The AutoTRAX  Workspace

This video gives you a quick overview of the AutoTRAX workspace and show you the different menus and dockable panels. It also describes the tooltips.

Viewing the AutoTRAX Sample Projects

Viewing the AutoTRAX Sample Projects

The video demonstrates some of the capabilities of AutoTRAX, including schematic and PCB design together with 3D modeling, front panel design, artwork and diagrams.

Manual Routing with AutoTRAX - 2

Manual Routing with AutoTRAX - 2

This video show you how to practice manual routing with AutoTRAX.

Active 3D Preview for AutoTRAX

Active 3D Preview for AutoTRAX

An editor for creating 3D parts and editing PCBs in 3D. This is just to give you a taste of what's to come.

Customizing a parametric footprint

Customizing a parametric footprint

This video show you how to take a 4x5 quad AutoTRAX device and add pads and modify pads. It also show you how to add 3D objects.

Parts in AutoTRAX

Parts in AutoTRAX

Overview of Parts in AutoTRAX

Adding and Editing Lines with AutoTRAX

Adding and Editing Lines with AutoTRAX

This video show you the different methods on adding lines and also how to edit line properties such as line style, color, with and end caps.

Wire and Bus junctions

Wire and Bus junctions

This video shows you how to set the visibility and size of wire and bus junctions in schematic diagrams in AutoTRAX.

Semi-transparent PCBs

Semi-transparent PCBs

This video show you how to set the transparency of a PCB in AutoTRAX so you can see through to the tracks of a mulit-layer PCB.

3D PCB Viewing in AutoTRAX

3D PCB Viewing in AutoTRAX

This video demonstrates how easy it is to view your PCB in AutoTRAX. Camera slewing is shown.

Schematic, Simulation, PCB Design and Solid Modeling

Schematic, Simulation, PCB Design and Solid Modeling

This video gives you a quick overview of AutoTRAX Design Express and its abilities to perform schematic design, simulation, PCB layout and solid modeling.

PCB Manual Routing

PCB Manual Routing

This video shows you how you can manually route a PCB where multiple pads are connected together.

Auto-routing with AutoTRAX and ELECTRA

Auto-routing with AutoTRAX and ELECTRA

This video demonstrates how to use the ELECTRA shape-based auto-router with AutoTRAX

Schematic-PCB Cross Selection in AutoTRAX

Schematic-PCB Cross Selection in AutoTRAX

This video show you how you can automatically select PCB components and tracks from schematics and similarly select schematic symbols and wires from a PCB.

The AutoTRAX Ribbon Menu Shortcuts

The AutoTRAX Ribbon Menu Shortcuts

The video demonstrates how to use the AutoTRAX ribbon menu's shortcuts. AutoTRAX is an integrated electronic design program with schematic capture, pcb layout and design together with spice simulation. It also comes complete with 3D output for MCAD.

Hierarchical Top-Down Design

Hierarchical Top-Down Design

This video demonstrates hierarchical top-down design using AutoTRAX.

Saving Designs for Re-use

Saving Designs for Re-use

In AutoTRAX you can save a design to the library for later re-use. This video show how an amplifier is saved to the library and then re-used.

Re-positioning symbol names and pin number

Re-positioning symbol names and pin number

In AutoTRAX, symbol terminal names and pin numbers can be moved independently of the symbol terminal. This video show you how.

Halloween with AutoTRAX

Halloween with AutoTRAX

Learn how to set your AutoTRAX to a scary halloween theme.

Capturing Pin Details from a PDF

Capturing Pin Details from a PDF

This demonstration will show you how to quickly capture pin details for a schematic symbol from a PDF document. This will also work with text documents.

Marking terminals as no connection required.

Marking terminals as no connection required.

This video show you how to mark terminals on schematics as not requiring a connection.

Switch from a ribbon to classic menu in AutoTRAX

Switch from a ribbon to classic menu in AutoTRAX

This demonstrates switch between Microsoft Office ribbon style menus and classic dropdown menus with toolbars in AutoTRAX.

Using Guides in AutoTRAX

Using Guides in AutoTRAX

This video demonstrates how to use guides in AutoTRAX to accurately position objects to horizontal, vertical and point guides.

True-type fonts for PCB production

True-type fonts for PCB production

This video demonstrates how you can produce PCBs with professional quality text in contract to the standard 'stick' text produced by most EDA programs.

Gerber Output

Gerber Output

See how you can view the Gerber output from AutoTRAX in real time.

A Simple Resistor Ladder

A Simple Resistor Ladder

This video demonstrates how to create a simple resistor ladder using AutoTRAX.

Swapping Layers with AutoTRAX

Swapping Layers with AutoTRAX

Swapping track layer segments using the space bar in AutoTRAX.

Teardrops on pads/vias.

Teardrops on pads/vias.

Teardrops on PCB tracks with AutoTRAX.

Automatic wiring using AutoTRAX.

Automatic wiring using AutoTRAX.

This demonstrates how AutoTRAX automatically rewires your schematic diagrams as you route wires between terminals and move parts.