Built on the well-established OrCAD/Allegro platform, OrCAD X introduces a reimagined user interface that not only offers improved user-friendliness but also greater accessibility and a faster learning curve.
Complying with all requirements and specifications for an electronics design is a cumbersome challenge that demands a lot from all parties involved. The built-in constraint manager operates as a cockpit, keeping track of all design requirements. These requirements are specified as early as possible, right at the schematic level.
The extensive array of rules allows the designer to address both simpler spacing requirements and timing for high-speed interfaces. This method ensures that communication happens early and automatically carries over to PCB design without the need for oral handovers. Afterward, everything proceeds collaboratively, and rule changes flow seamlessly from PCB back to schematic.
Advanced features such as the market's widest array of rules (constraints), online design rule checks, and automation functions ensure exceptional product quality. Costly errors are avoided because they are detected as soon as they occur, rather than late in the design process.
Documentation for both manufacturing and assembly is done in LiveDOC, and it happens quickly based on custom or built-in templates. With any PCB design change, documentation is automatically updated, preventing costly errors due to missing documentation updates.