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Dan's Mac OS-X EDA Page

OS-XBased PCB Design

The Douglas CAD/CAM Professional System isa very cost effective package for creating and designingprinted circuit boards. If you manufacture your boards throughDouglas Electronics,you can get the software for $25. To build your boards with othervendors you can purchase the CAD/CAM Professional-Pluspackage which includes Gerber File and Drill File Creator programs($495).

Another package worth looking at is the Osmond PCB application. It can handlemultilayer boards and has interfaces to various schematic captureinterfaces. Several component libraries are also available viathe web site. This release is a public beta.

The EAGLE PCB LayoutEditor has recently been ported to Mac OS-X. The currentlyimplementation does require X11.The package consists of a layouteditor, a schematic editor, and an auto-router. A freeware "light"version is also available from the site.

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