NI Ultiboard is the PCB layout counterpart to Multisim and allows you to layout PCBs from a Multisim schematic.

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Export and Manufacturing It is important to talk to your production house and identify all the files and formatting information they need to support their manufacturing process. Distorted Sine output from Transformer 8.

Conclusion Ultiboard is an optimized environment for engineers who need to rapidly prototype printed circuit boards, it allows for comprehensive design manipulation of common prototyping tasks such as component placement, trace routing, and design rule checking.

It’s a tool which allows you to ultuboard schematics and layout pcbs.

NI Ultiboard exports to the Gerber format. For Gerber RSX files, there is no need to edit the aperture settings as they are automatically set by the export process.

DXF Import and Export in NI Ultiboard – National Instruments

DXF is a standard data file format intended to help users of different CAD design tools exchange information from one tool to the other. Viewing the Gerber File Ultiboard includes a built-in Gerber Viewer that you can use to verify the production files created. Gerber Files A Gerber file is a standard file format that contains information necessary for the computer controlled machines used by PCB manufacturers to exactly replicate CAD-based design patterns.


The Export dialog box appears as seen in Figure 1 below. This feature is used in cases where the PCB design needs to be transferred from one tool to another for additional validation purposes. Similar Threads Schematic ultiboarrd.

With the layers selected and any other option set, such as units, digits, options, oversize, and so on you are ready to export the Gerber files. The following are typical Paasr files needed to produce the board: Learn more about our privacy policy.

This is important for electromagnetic and mechanical design in CAD tools like Autodesk or Solidworks. The first step is to export the board outline shape from AutoCAD. By the way I made the connections on my board and ran a netlist, drc and connectivity check and they were without errors What is the function of TR1 in this circuit 3.

All you need to do is create a footprint which will comprise of a number of pin holes PTH. The board shape is not closed, so shows the Board Outline Problem dialog. There are a number of PCB packages that integrate with Multisim. Aperture Mappings Click on the OK button to finalize the export. I drew this metal detector circuit in Multisim. Back to Top 3.

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Ultiboard directs you to save the exported gerber file. Sorry I am asking so many questions but I need to be sure of what I am doing if I am ordering something.


Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. But, be careful while transferring your schematic to ultiboard, since some components will not be transferred directly. You can export a file in the following formats: Select the layer s you want to process and click Ok.

How reliable is it? Ultiboard directs you to the Create aperture mapping dialog box Figure 4.

DXF Import and Export in NI Ultiboard

I hope this addresses your concerns. In Table 1 below you can see a description for each export option.

David 4, 2 18 Set or change the measurement unit. This tutorial focuses primarily on the Gerber RSX options, as this is one of the most common outputs for manufacturing purposes. You could improve your question by including information about what experience you have passar making PCBs. Exporting a file refers to taking a CAD representation of a PCB as can be seen in your Ultiboard file and producing an output in a format that can be understood by the fabrication equipment at the board manufacturer.