Tag Archives: KiCad

Water Level Logger – insufficient RAM

For prototype I estimated that 128kB or flash would suffice and I was right; firmware took 75kB even though fatten up by embedded strings used across the code for tracing. On the other hand 4kB RAM of Atmega128 turned to … Continue reading

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Push and Shove in KiCad

When laying down PCB track manually usually some other tracks are obstacle and need to be moved away. In KiCad it is manual work, in advanced tools they are pushed making room automatically while another track is approaching. FreeRouter can … Continue reading

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FreeRouter for KiCad working in offline

KiCad has some built-in auto routing capabilities for laying out PCB wires. More advanced version, online auto-router from www.freerouting.net, can cooperate with KiCad and gives better results.  FreeRouter however does not work in offline even after copying Java Web Start resources to … Continue reading

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