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P-cad selection

P-cad selection

P-cad selection

Our company is looking into buying the P-cad system. Any advice with the choice? Any suggestions for other packages?

RE: P-cad selection

Unless you need more than 6 layers or 400 components then get the P-CAD 2004 6/400 version. We began using the full version of P-CAD in 1986 and personally I would not use other software.  We have just ordered our 2004 6/400 system. We also just purchased a year of upgrades which means we will receive 2005 as well, all inclusive with bonus additional software for around 5k US. We now have MDv6 I cant wait to get 2004.
P-CAD has been great for us for almost 20 yrs. If you need the full version it is around 10k still a great value. I would say either way go P-CAD 100% you will never switch or regret it.

This site has lots of great pcad info:


and the main site is:


below is the Altium rep we dealt with very satisfactorily:

Jose Chavez
Altium - Making Electronics Design Easier
Altium Inc.
San Diego Sales & Support Center
Suite 100,
17140 Bernardo Center Drive
San Diego CA 92128
Phone: +1 858-485-4600
Fax: +1 858-485-4610

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