• All
  • 8840a
  • Commodore64
  • Projects
  • Projects
  • Tutorials
  • Default
  • Title
  • Date
  • Random
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all

A New Eagle Tutorial

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. Duis aute irure dolor in reprehenderit in voluptate velit esse cillum dolore eu fugiat nulla pariatur. Excepteur sint occaecat cupidatat non proident, sunt in culpa qui officia deserunt mollit anim id est laborum.

Eagle Heatsink with Vias Tutorial

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive

 I've noticed on numorous forums people having issues figuring out how to insert vias on ground plans being used for heatsinks. So I made a short tutorial video on how to implement vias on PCB heatsinks.

 To start, when do you need PCB heatsinks? Firstly, you may not have room for an external heatsink. By utilizing PCB area, you can eliminate the heavy external heatsink. Secondly, you may not need to disipate alot of heat. But would like the peace of mind that your component will have a long lifespan by getting that damaging heat away. Along with these, PCB heatsinks can be fully customized in everyway. External heatsinks, on the other hand, come pre-molded so you have limited options on size, shape, thickness, and so on. If you have a large bank account and time to waste, you can design your own and have it manufactured.