You have been dreaming of a great idea for the next popular electronic gadget and you are now ready to begin your printed circuit board (PCB) design. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned engineer, the most difficult step is figuring out which electronic parts to use in your circuit board. After you decide on what parts to use, it is finding the best electronic prices.
There are so many online supply chain vendors out there on the market today that it takes a degree in “research” to analysis each one. It takes hours of research. Hours you would rather be creating and designing. Altium Designer 18 is a next-generation electronics PCB design environment that takes you from your initial concept to manufacturing, all in one place. Altium Designer gives you free access to Octopart, a powerful electronic parts search engine. You can automatically search for your components and confirm part number, real-time electronic price, data sheet information, quantity, and availability - all while designing within Altium.
With Altium Designer 18, you have access to the tools you need for every aspect of PCB design, which include:
All-inclusive PCB design environment with over 30 years of research and development
Great customer support and a community of electronic designers for asking questions
Octopart BOM Tool - Bill of Materials list that confirms part numbers for components with best pricing and availability
Common Parts Library - a library of hundreds of commonly used PCB parts for design, prototyping and production
Unified Component Model - means each component has the symbols, variants, footprints, 3D mechanical and simulation models needed
And, so much more
Why wait any longer? The advantage of using Altium Designer is having a complete PCB environment that takes your idea from concept to manufacturing. Download your FREE trial today and check it out.