SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug 26, 2021 – SnapEDA, the best way to discover and design-in electronic components, and Panasonic, the global technology leader, have collaborated to release a free collection of helpful resources for electronics designers.
These resources include CAD models for over 75,000 of Panasonic’s components. These CAD models allow engineers to make custom products with Panasonic’s electronics components quickly and reliably.
“Panasonic strives to provide the highest quality products to their customers and these new CAD models are no exception. Our new collaboration brings thousands of new high quality CAD models to engineers, streamlining their design process and enabling them to move to scale faster and more reliably with Panasonic components,” said Natasha Baker, founder & CEO of SnapEDA.
The new models include schematic symbols and PCB footprints for electronics design, as well as 3D mechanical models to ensure proper mechanical clearances and design visualization. In addition to the CAD models themselves, engineers can also see a real-time report generated by SnapEDA’s patented verification technology, to gain instant transparency into manufacturability.
The new CAD models cover Panasonic’s radial and surface mount resistors, capacitors and inductors. They are compatible with all major electronics and mechanical design tools.
“Panasonic is proud to support its customers with CAD models through SnapEDA’s global design community. In mere weeks, SnapEDA created and verified over 75,000 CAD models and their rapid support made the process seamless,” said Tetsuya Fukuzawa, director at Panasonic Industrial Solutions.
As the first and leading search engine for electronics design, SnapEDA is now relied on by over a million professional engineers developing hundreds of thousands of new products each year. SnapEDA also supports component suppliers on their mission to “digitize the design win”, helping them scale up demand of their products digitally, and track the design journey through to purchase.
The new CAD models are freely accessible to millions of engineers via the SnapEDA website, as well as through its syndication partners which include Digi-Key, RSComponents’ DesignSpark, and Mouser.
The new Panasonic CAD models are based on IPC-7351B, IEEE-315, and SnapEDA’s standards. They can be downloaded free at www.snapeda.com. Over 15 PCB design formats are supported including Altium, KiCad, Autodesk EAGLE & Fusion360, Cadence OrCAD & Allegro, Mentor PADS, DesignSpark, Pulsonix, DipTrace, Proteus, & more.
Relied on by over 1 million professionals, SnapEDA helps engineers design electronics faster by removing barriers. Their pioneering search engine provides CAD models for circuit board design, helping engineers accelerate product development and focus on innovation. SnapEDA is funded by Y Combinator and private investors. Learn more at www.snapeda.com.
Panasonic Corporation is a global leader developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B sectors. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, operates 528 subsidiaries and 72 associated companies worldwide and reported consolidated net sales of 7.49 trillion yen for the year ended March 31, 2020. Committed to pursuing new value through collaborative innovation, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for customers.
Learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.