Time-Saving Technologies for Your PCB Routing Workflow
Some of the most routing challenges include managing where the routes are placed, ordering escapes out of pin/via arrays, making routing more efficient, and fulfilling high speed and fabrication concerns. Imagine how much more you could accomplish if routing your board took minutes instead of hours. What if you could route your entire board more efficiently while saving precious time and resources?
High-Performance, Guided PCB Routing Technology
ActiveRoute® for Altium ® is an interactive routing method that applies high levels of user-controlled automation while producing high-quality results in a very short time. The purpose of is to diminish the challenge of routing, eliminate the tedium, and increase productivity significantly.
In the context of interactive routing tools, one unique aspect of is that it can route on multiple layers simultaneously. This is important to obtain efficient routing, to follow the ’s planning and to achieve fast performance.
By default, if no layers are chosen in the panel, the routing occurs on just the layer. However, if multiple layers are chosen in the panel, will distribute the routes fairly evenly across those layers.
Since can perform over multiple layers, when there is any difficulty routing a particular connection on one layer, it can immediately try it on one of the other layers. The result is that the route will be more direct. Plus, time will not be wasted trying it over and over on the same layer only to complete it with excessive meandering or simply failing.
The Future of PCB Routing
Traditionally, the routing process requires considerable time and effort from even the most experienced designers. changes the paradigm for interactive routing by enabling the user to significantly accelerate their workflow by quickly routing multiple layers with plenty of time to spare for fine tuning.
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