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EDA => gEDA => Topic started by: Gazza9 on February 14, 2018, 08:39:40 pm

Title: Free HyperLynx DRC download
Post by: Gazza9 on February 14, 2018, 08:39:40 pm
Has anyone had chance to look at this free HyperLynx DRC product that can be used with AD/PADS etc....

https://www.mentor.com/pcb/hyperlynx/electrical-rule-check/drc-editions (https://www.mentor.com/pcb/hyperlynx/electrical-rule-check/drc-editions)

Supported PCB layout systems and formats include:
•   Mentor Graphics PADS®, Xpedition®, and Board Station®
•   Cadence Allegro®, SPECCTRA®, and OrCAD®
•   Zuken CADSTAR®, Visula®, CR-3000/5000/8000 PWS, and Board Designer
•   Altium® Designer
•   ODB++
•   IPC-2581
Title: Re: Free HyperLynx DRC download
Post by: ScribblesOnNapkins on February 16, 2018, 08:24:55 pm
Thanks. I guess I could always double check my DRC output with this.
Title: Re: Free HyperLynx DRC download
Post by: voltsandjolts on February 16, 2018, 08:36:32 pm
Has anyone had chance to look at this free HyperLynx DRC product that can be used with AD/PADS etc....

https://www.mentor.com/pcb/hyperlynx/electrical-rule-check/drc-editions (https://www.mentor.com/pcb/hyperlynx/electrical-rule-check/drc-editions)

Supported PCB layout systems and formats include:
•   Mentor Graphics PADS®, Xpedition®, and Board Station®
•   Cadence Allegro®, SPECCTRA®, and OrCAD®
•   Zuken CADSTAR®, Visula®, CR-3000/5000/8000 PWS, and Board Designer
•   Altium® Designer
•   ODB++
•   IPC-2581

That's the second time you've started a thread with that exact same blurb - please be aware that spamming is not appreciated here.
https://www.eevblog.com/forum/altium/free-hyperlynx-drc/ (https://www.eevblog.com/forum/altium/free-hyperlynx-drc/)

Do you have any affiliation with the aforementioned company?
Title: Re: Free HyperLynx DRC download
Post by: Gazza9 on February 19, 2018, 04:03:04 pm
voltsandjolts..

No affiliation, just trying to cover bases/different users with the same question.

I'm always suspicious of "free"..
Title: Re: Free HyperLynx DRC download
Post by: ScribblesOnNapkins on February 20, 2018, 02:55:25 pm
If you are suspicious of it then why are you promoting it?