Documentation

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Startup Notes

Pulsonix Startup Notes

acro Startup Notes (198Kb)

This is a general installation guide covering the basics of node-locked and floating license installation.

  • General installation issues
  • Network licensing introduction
  • Installing and managing network licensing

Network Licensing

acro Network Licensing (624Kb)

A technical guide to installing, configuring and using the Pulsonix Network Licensing features.

  • Choosing a suitable computer
  • Server software installation
  • Running as a service
  • Connecting clients
  • Configuration and access control
  • Monitoring and trouble-shooting

Pulsonix Unattended Installation Notes

acro Unattended Installation (134Kb)

This is a guide to managing unattended installation of Pulsonix.

  • Creating a 'master' installation
  • Running the unattended installer

Component Search Engine Installation Guide

acro Component Search Engine Installation Guide (430Kb)

This is an Installation Guide for the Component Search Engine, with full details on how to set up and use the Component Search Engine functionality.

  • Downloading and Installing
  • Setup and Configuration
  • Downloading Models
  • Closing Application

Pulsonix Evaluation Guides

Pulsonix 11.0 SCM/PCB Evaluation Guide

acro Evaluation Guide (1.5Mb)

This guide giving you a brief introduction to Pulsonix to get you started. It covers the main topics you will probably want to know when starting off:

  • Installing and starting the software
  • An overview of the design process
  • An introduction to the user interface
  • Creating a schematic drawing
  • Moving from schematic to PCB
  • Placing components
  • Routing the board
  • Output to manufacture

Pulsonix Vault Evaluation Guide

acro Vault Evaluation Guide (683Kb)

This is an introductory guide to the Pulsonix Vault.

  • Installing the Vault Demo
  • Signing into the Vault
  • Vault Manager Overview
  • Checking items in and out of the Vault

Pulsonix Database Connection (PDC) Evaluation Guide

acro Database Connection Evaluation Guide (1.5Mb)

This Guide is for the Pulsonix Database Connection option (PDC), with full details on how to set up and use the various features.

  • Setting up and defining links to databases
  • Includes a sample database ready to try
  • Step by step guide running through a Part selection

User Guides

Pulsonix 11.0 SCM/PCB Users Guide

acro Pulsonix 11.0 Users Guide (7.7Mb)

This guide provides an introduction to Pulsonix using a 'design flow' methodology.

  • Getting started
  • General utilities
  • Setting up Pulsonix
  • Schematic capture
  • PCB editing
  • Defining Micro-vias
  • Manufacturing outputs
  • Reports and lists
  • Importing other EDA vendors
  • Library creation
  • Library management

Pulsonix Vault Users Guide

acro Pulsonix Vault Users Guide (729Kb)

This guide provides an introduction to the Pulsonix Vault and full installation instructions required when installing the Vault for the first time

  • Introduction
  • Installation
  • Setup
  • Migrating Data
  • Using the Vault
  • Vault Admin Tools

Pulsonix Database Connection Users Guide

acro Database Connection (PDC) Users Guide (442Kb)

This is a Users Guide for the Database Connection, with full details on how to set up and use the various features.

  • Getting Started
  • Setup and Configuration
  • Adding Components
  • Maintaining Designs
  • Reporting
  • Managing Library Data

Interactive High-Speed Option Users Guide

acro Interactive High Speed Users Guide V11.0 (1.9Mb)

Set up and usage guide for the Interactive High Speed option.

  • Constraint Rules & Management
  • Creation of complex layer stacks
  • Rules Spreadsheet
  • Differential Pair Routing
  • Interactive High Speed Routing
  • Defining Signal paths & Sub-nets
  • Daisy-chain routing
  • Defining Length-based rules
  • Serpentine routing
  • Track impedance rules
  • Defining Back Drilling rules
  • Spiral tracks and shapes
  • Square-ended tracks and chamfered corners

Advanced Technology Option Users Guide

acro Advanced Technology Users Guide V11.0 (683Kb)

Set up and usage guide for features in the Adv Technology option.

  • Flexi-rigid boards
  • Board cavities
  • Embedded Component Technology
  • Chip-on-board

Pulsonix Library Toolkit

acro Library Toolkit (154Kb)

Technical documentation for the Pulsonix Library Toolkit package for the creation of ASCII-based library files. This includes full descriptions of file syntax and working examples.

  • Schematic symbol definition
  • PCB footprint definition
  • Part definitions
  • Working Examples

Update Notes

Latest Pulsonix Update Notes

acro V11.0 Update Notes (2.9Mb)

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