For over 23 years, PCE Texas has provided our customers the Electrical Design Automation or EDA tools and Engineering experience to enable the most efficient design of electronics. For detailed information on CADSTAR, on custom translators, on our other software products, or on our design consulting services please utilize each of the links at left and contact us when you want to discuss how we can be of service to you or to your team of PCB designers as you make your product a reality.
CADSTAR V 13 Professional Grade Software for as little as $950 initial cost! (Schematic entry). Schematic entry and limited layout gets you started with all our full featured tools. BUY Now This is the same tool set with both manual and Automatic Place and Route, included free migration of your old schematic, layout, and library design from PCAD, ORCAD, PADS or use our symbol creation wizards and online 250,000 part library. Add later our easy to learn multipass Autorouters, 3D DRC and Signal Integrity Options And Best of All, Super Support from us..
At PCE we encourage your calls by phone or by Skype at any time you are puzzled about your PCB design or fabrication process. Phone 972-985-1577 weekdays from 9 to 6.
Our headlines: We are pleased to announce we are now new distributor for two new products recently created to enhance your CADSTAR experience. The first is is new CADSTAR translator from PCBLibraries. Yes, Tom and Nic are back in business with PCBLibraries and along with a host of new features and new catalog of parts data, they now offer translator to CADSTAR as well as most other EDA tools! The second new product is a Gerber Import Utility for CADSTAR. The long sought after QGERB tool reads RS274X Gerber back into a PCB database to allow revision comparison or to assist in recovering old designs regardless of which original tool was used If you would like to know more about either tool, just drop me a note.
CADSTAR BETA 14 Testing SignUps Announced. Now is the time to sign in to signify you wish to be a CADSTAR 14 Beta Tester. October will be here before we know it and thus the time to qualify as a Beta tester is running out.
CADSTAR 13 Media Release is Here, Call me about how to get your new disk In other news, PCE Texas is pleased to offer the newest BeagleBone Cape for dual channel real time stepper motor control. From our download page you may download the complete design package in CADSTAR 13 . By contacting us on the contact page you can buy the completed and tested board ready to use. Design package inclues schematic, pcb, 3D model, all gerbers, drill, and BOM. PCE is pleased to participate in the Texas Instruments Beagle program and fully supports the board with firmware and drivers. This is just another example of how CADSTAR can be used to produce products cost effectively. To view the files, simply download our CADSTAR Viewer, it is free of course. Also act now to get your on CADSTAR Viewer or Evaluation Copy.
Shown at left is a 120 channel sonar data processor on a single board to reduce cost and improve medical imaging technology. It was all designed in CADSTAR including using CADSTAR 3D to create the mechanical housing to mount it under water! Let us tell you how the CADSTAR features contributed to this design.
You have likely read about the TI OMAP Project, which is called the BeagleBoard ,a single board computer with an amazing number of features. You can read the details at www.beagleboard.org Only on our download page can you find the complete schematic and PCB Layout in CADSTAR format. As an additional bonus, we have on our download page the complete design for a 7 inch LCD touch screen interface to use with your Beagleboard. Download both designs and you are well on your way to a complete design for a very versitle touch screen control panel for your next project! and can even buy one already assembled and tested at our own experienced assembly facility at www.Digi-key.com.
To request additional downloads, call us at 972-985-1577 and by E-mail using the Request button. We are looking forward to hearing from you. PCE 021312