[Important Notice] Server Maintenance

Our server will undergo maintenance in order to renew our core service on the date below. Please be advised that some of our services will not be available for the time when we are having the maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Server Maintenance Date: March 17th, 2019
Time: 9:00 PM - 0:00 AM (JST)
Service(s) Impacted ・Access to Quadcept Professional License
・Quadcept Community Availability
・Web Services

During this maintenance, you will not be able to authenticate your account online to launch Quadcept applications.

Quadcept 9.3.20 released

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Along with the changes in Digi-Key API, updated the part link processing with Digi-Key to allow users to acquire component parameters and prices from Digi-Key in the Purchase Comps dialog.
  • Along with the changes in Mouser API, updated the part link processing with Mouser.

Circuit Designer

  • Fixed an issue where a value increased or decreased by 2pt when clicking up-down buttons on the font size settings.
  • Fixed an issue where a mouse cursor moved according to a Guide settings even when hiding Guide lines.

PCB Designer

  • Fixed an issue where polygon objects including arcs became open objects in a RS-274X file.
  • Fixed an issue where some objects unselectable by the Enable Component Editing function could be edited.
  • Fixed an issue where a component area composed of continuous circular arcs was not correctly exported into an IDF file.
  • Fixed an issue where a screen did not move to the error location when selecting multiple items in a DRC error list.
  • Fixed an issue where customized layers defined in the Other layer were not imported into a panel sheet when placing PCBs.
  • Fixed an issue where objects in a hidden layer were shown under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where the connection ratio in PCB Information might turn negative under certain circumstances.

Quadcept 9.3.19 released

Added New Function

PCB Designer

  • Extended “Convert to Plane” and it now allows you to select a plane type to build a plane.

Fixed Issue

PCB Designer

  • Improved the object snapping when creating routes.
  • Optimized the timing to show or hide the Grid when zooming in or out the screen.
  • Fixed an issue where tear drops might not be removed when deleting nets.
  • Fixed an issue where hidden pad / via lands in inner layers might be illegally output when printing a panel sheet.

Quadcept 9.3.17 released

Added New Function

Common

PCB Designer

  • Added the ability to update footprints.
  • Extended “Convert to Line” and it can now convert cutouts to lines.

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Fixed an issue where the active footprint setting might be canceled when using Share footprints for component creation.

PCB Designer

  • Improved the rats recalculation processing.
  • Added a unit setting on the bottom of the screen.
  • Improved the performance when deleting objects including locked components.
  • Changed the priority of object selection.
  • The Grid settings are now available in a footprint creation sheet.
  • Excluded pads/vias in a static plane or a keep out area from thermal connection check by DRC.
  • Optimized the timing to show or hide the Grid when zooming in or out the screen.
  • Fixed an issue where dimensions were not displayed correctly when printing a panel sheet.
  • Fixed an issue where the Grid offset settings were not cleared when entering a value to a Grid combo box.
  • Fixed an issue that caused an error when showing PCB Information under certain circumstances.
  • Improved “Import Nets” and a pin number duplication can be now detected.
  • Fixed misbehavior in “Auto Create Restricted Area”.
  • Fixed an issue where keep out area violation was illegally detected when a keep out area existed in a filled polygon.
  • Fixed an issue where the layer type was illegally displayed as Silk in the property window when selecting multiple objects in spite of their placement layers.
  • Fixed an issue where certain data imported from DXF files could not be converted into Cutouts.

Quadcept 9.3.16 released

Fixed Issue

Common

  • Fixed an issue which caused an error when parts without stock information were found in Mouser component search.

PCB Designer

  • Fixed an issue where, in a NC drill chart, the drill marks on the list might not match the ones on the figure.
  • Fixed an issue where lands were output to unconnected inner drills despite the settings when printing a panel sheet.