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More KiCad modules

I’ve added a bunch of modules to my KiCad library. These have not yet been vetted, so approach with caution. Here’s what’s new or changed: New library mfk-ipc-7351-diode.mod with: mfk-SOD3716X135N (SOD-123 diode) New library mfk-smd-not-ipc.mod with: mfk-fairchild-SOT23 (Fairchild version of … Continue reading

16. December 2015 by Mithat Konar
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PDF output from KiCad in Linux from SVG

The ps2pdf-d script I developed earlier worked fine for getting PDF from KiCad‘s Eeschema using Postscript as an intermediate format, but it falls short with Pcbnew because there is no way in Pcbnew to make a Postscript file that merges layers. … Continue reading

15. June 2013 by Mithat Konar
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Getting good PDF output from KiCad in Linux

Update: Turns out SVG might be a better base than PostScript for this. See PDF output from KiCad in Linux from SVG. I’ve tried to get decent PDF output from KiCad‘s Eeschema a few different ways, but what I’ve found … Continue reading

27. April 2013 by Mithat Konar
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KiCad modules repository

I just noticed that my Mercurial repository of some KiCad modules I made never made it to the Web. Took care of that just now. You can access the repository at https://bitbucket.org/mithat/kicad-modules-mfk/.

04. April 2013 by Mithat Konar
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Stitching layers between copper zones in KiCad

Note: This is a 2011 repost from the now mostly defunct Biro Technology blog. I’m reposting it because it’s good information that belongs here. (P.S. Added it to the wiki.) I’ve been working a bit with KiCad lately and have … Continue reading

21. December 2012 by Mithat Konar
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OSH Park board order

Since Olimex’s PCB prototype service is currently offline, I decided to try another provider for a project I’m working on. The one I settled on is OSH Park, and I have to say the online ordering process worked far more … Continue reading

04. December 2012 by Mithat Konar
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Quick Guide to Using KiCad for SPICE Simulation

I added a Quick Guide to Using KiCad for SPICE Simulation page to my wiki.

23. September 2012 by Mithat Konar
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First commercial PCB layout using libre tools

I recently delivered my first printed circuit board layout project using libre software. It’s an actively regulated, high current power supply for an audio equipment manufacturer, and it should be on the shelves in a month or so. The software … Continue reading

09. July 2012 by Mithat Konar
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