Pulsonix is changing PCB design software as we know it. Welcome to a new era of lower ownership costs & powerful design capability

The latest release of Pulsonix expands its product portfolio to allow the market leading price to performance software to provide even greater functionality for its users. The UK based PCB Design Software is due to release V9.0 of its software in the coming weeks and is expected to be the biggest release yet.

The version 9.0 release will include the new Pulsonix Vault, an integrated Revision Control and data management system to allow central access to store design data in a controlled environment.

Throughout the design process, the Pulsonix Vault enables users to check out designs and libraries directly from the database, items that have previously been verified and locked into the system.

Using approved parts and symbols with the additional traceability, engineers are able to dramatically reduce design creation time with the knowledge that they are using managed items.

The Pulsonix Vault will be provided free of charge to all Version 9.0 users. This exciting release provides features such as:

  • An integrated Vault system that can be located locally or remotely with easy access for all users
  • Revision control and versioning of designs and libraries
  • Full traceability and audit trail of all Vault items
  • Checking, verification and reporting of where items are used in parts and designs
  • System administration tools for Vault management

With the release of Pulsonix 9.0, engineers will benefit from the dramatic expansion of the Constraint Manager within Pulsonix. This incorporates a higher level set of complex rules for today’s High-Speed Designs.

Using new intelligent interactive dialogs, users can easily define paths for rules. Although these rules can be complex in their nature, the Pulsonix dialogs allow rules to be easily created, edited and managed. Using the flexible and powerful named-based rules, users can dramatically reduce creation time by applying one rule to multiple signal paths. Wildcard naming allows rules to be dynamic and adapted to cater for many design criteria.

Features to interactively create complex Signal Paths, Differential Pair Chains, matched Differential Pairs, Parallel Track rules, Layer Change rules and branched net rules have been added.

In addition to the expansion of the Constraint Manager, a focus has also been placed on the dynamic routing capability of Pulsonix, with a new interactive serpentine tool being introduced to add additional length to tracks in user definable styles such as Sawtooth and Trombone shapes.