CircuitStudio – FREE Symbols, PCB Footprints, 3D Models

Configuring Library Loader for CircuitStudio

1 – Click Settings in Library Loader.

2 – To prevent these instructions from showing every time you download a part, please uncheck “Show Library Import Instructions”.  If you want to review these at any point, you can click the Help link in the same dialog.

3 – Click OK to accept the Settings

How to import our free library content into CircuitStudio Libraries.

  1. Select Open Library from the File menu
  2. Select the *.lbr file from your Downloads Folder and click Open
  3. Click Open and Edit

  4. Double-click the *.SCHLIB to preview the Symbol
  5. Double-click the *.PCBLIB to preview the PCB Footprint, and then click “3D Body” from the “Place” group of the “Home” ribbon tab
  6. Select “Generic 3D Model” and then click the “Embed Generic 3D Model” button
  7. Select the 3D Model file (*.stp) from your Downloads Folder and click Open
  8. Click OK
  9. Click Left Mouse Button to place 3D Model on PCB Footprint
  10.  Click Cancel
  11. Click Switch to 3D from the “View” group of the “View” ribbon tab

SamacSys have solved the decade-old problem of free access to high quality PCB library content, for every component and every Engineer.

Our mission was simple:

  • Make library content free (forever), for every engineer globally.
  • Libraries must be of the highest-quality and trustworthy.
  • The content has to be well integrated to engineers existing PCB Design tools.

SamacSys’ customers range from individual maker engineers to international brands whose revenues run into the $billions. With over 100,000 users in over in over 180 countries, SamacSys is recognized as the global leader in Electronic Component Library solutions.

They are the chosen partner of leading names such as RS Components, Arrow Electronics, Mentor Graphics, Zuken, ON Semiconductors, ST Microelectronics and many more.

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