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SnapEDA, the Internet’s market-leading electronics design library, has launched InstaPart, an on-demand service that delivers symbols and footprints to designers’ inboxes in less than 24 hours for only $29 per component, keeping designers focused on innovation, and product development on track.
There are hundreds of millions of electronic components in production, and designers spend days creating digital models for their designs. This process is tedious, time consuming and error prone, with mistakes resulting in costly prototype iterations and project delays.
With SnapEDA, designers can simply search and download models for free, which significantly boosts their productivity and allows them to focus on designing better products. With today’s launch of InstaPart, a new feature on SnapEDA, designers can request components that do not yet exist in their library, which are then made available for download within 24 hours.
All of the models created via InstaPart are also made accessible for free download from the SnapEDA website, benefiting the entire electronics design community.
“Our vision is to provide free, comprehensive design content to hardware designers. Although we prioritize the creation of new models based on demand, a designer sometimes needs a specific model right away that is not yet in our database. InstaPart provides the option to get any model quickly and affordably, while also benefiting the entire community,” says Natasha Baker, the founder of SnapEDA.
SnapEDA’s digital models are compatible with popular design tools via proprietary translation technology that exports to EAGLE, Altium, KiCad, Cadence OrCad/Allegro (Beta), Mentor Graphics PADS (Beta) and Pulsonix.
InstaPart's PCB footprints, also known as land patterns, are created to IPC-7351B standards and follow a three-step patent-pending verification process.
In addition to symbols and footprints, InstaPart supports 3D mechanical models for electronic components.
SnapEDA is building the canonical library for circuit board design. By providing ready-to-use building blocks for design, its library shaves days off of product development, allowing designers to focus on optimization and innovation. Tens of thousands of hardware designers worldwide rely on SnapEDA to design faster, whether they’re making smartwatches, drones or robots. Based in San Francisco, the company is funded by Y Combinator and private investors. Visit www.snapeda.com for more information.