Using Open Source tools to create a Circuit Board

Event Description:

On this night a demonstration will be given on using open source electronic design tools to create a circuit board from schematic to pcb layout. The demonstration will concentrate on using the schematic capture tool gschem and the circuit board layout tool pcb on Linux. Highlighting how to use the two programs together, and creating suitable symbols & land-patterns.


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Monday 8th of February. 19.00 to 22.00.

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No electronics skills required. Participants must be at least 18 years old. Event open to ALL. Limited to 12 participants per Event.

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2 Replies to “Using Open Source tools to create a Circuit Board”

  1. Thanks everybody for coming tonight, here are the links I mentioned during the demo.
    The main gEDA website, and sub projects site for gschem and pcb.
    An experimental windows build can be download here.
    User submitted symbols/footprints/scripts are available from
    My footprint creatation tool is availbe from here.

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