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KiCad is an open-source EDA software suite for schematic capture and PCB design.

What we do

At Connectable, we are proud to harness the power of KiCad, a leading-edge open-source electronic design automation (EDA) software suite, to deliver exceptional custom electronics solutions. With our extensive experience and expertise in utilizing KiCad, we provide our clients with innovative designs and reliable PCB layouts tailored to their unique requirements.Our team of skilled engineers leverages the comprehensive features of KiCad to bring your ideas to life. From concept to completion, we seamlessly navigate the design process, utilizing KiCad's intuitive schematic capture tool to create robust and accurate circuit schematics. With our attention to detail and deep understanding of electronic components, we ensure the precise representation of your circuitry.

KiCad strengths

  • Open-source and free: KiCad is an open-source EDA software suite, which means it is freely available to everyone. It offers professional-level features without the need for expensive licenses, making it cost-effective for businesses of all sizes.
  • Comprehensive toolset: KiCad provides a comprehensive set of tools for schematic capture, PCB layout, and 3D visualization. It covers the entire electronic design process, allowing for seamless integration and efficient workflow.
  • Intuitive and user-friendly interface: KiCad offers a user-friendly interface that is easy to navigate, making it accessible to both beginners and experienced designers. Its intuitive design reduces the learning curve and enables faster adoption.
  • Active community support: KiCad has a thriving and supportive community of users and developers. This community-driven approach ensures regular updates, bug fixes, and the availability of extensive libraries, components, and resources for users to leverage.
  • Flexibility and customization: KiCad allows for customization and adaptation to specific project requirements. It offers flexibility in creating custom components and footprints, enabling precise representation of unique designs.
  • Design rule checking (DRC): KiCad includes a powerful DRC feature that helps identify potential design issues and ensures compliance with manufacturing standards and specifications. This helps avoid costly mistakes and streamlines the PCB fabrication process.
  • Cross-platform availability: KiCad is available on multiple platforms, including Windows, macOS, and Linux, allowing designers to work on their preferred operating system.
  • Export and integration capabilities: KiCad supports various file formats, such as Gerber files and BOMs, facilitating seamless integration with manufacturing processes and collaboration with external partners.
  • Continual improvement and updates: KiCad is constantly evolving and improving. Regular updates and new features ensure that users can take advantage of the latest advancements in electronic design.

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