PADS 9.3 available
Mentor Graphics released PADS 9.3 on January 17th, 2011.
Once again, the PADS user community has been very active submitting product improvement suggestions on the Mentor Ideas website. Several enhancements for PADS 9.3 came directly from these suggestions. Many thanks to all those who posted ideas, voted on others' ideas, and added comments or suggestions to help other users. Your feedback gave the PADS team a clear idea of what was important to you..
The key enhancements in this release are:
- ECAD/MCAD Collaborator
- Expedition to PADS Import
- New PADS Evaluation/Tutorial Guide
- Arcs in differential pairs
- Full ODB++
Availability for on support customers:
Download Page: supportnet.mentor.com/downloads
PADS 9.2 Release Notes: PADS_rn.pdf
PADS 9.2 Release Highlights: PADS_rh.pdf
As FPGA Symbol Creation for PCB implementation gains in complexity and utilization, challenges multiply in the creation and maintenance of symbol sets with high pin-count packages. These fundamental challenges are forcing a new approach to FPGA symbol creation.