Reply-To: "Paul Landregan"
From: "Paul Landregan"
Subject: Re: PSPICE versus Electronics Workbench
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Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 14:59:39 +0100
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Tina is another good cct simulator
"Roger Johansson" wrote in message
> "Nico" wrote:
> >Now, to add to the confusiom what is the role of Multisim in this play?
> >it the same as Electronics Workbench?
> EWB changed name to multisim, and started using a new type of
> programming, so multisim is known to be buggy.
> It might take some versions before they get that program to work
> nicely, so the customers wanted to buy the old version, version 5, I
> Multisim has offered to give you the old version if you buy the new
> one, if you ask for it, to satisfy their customers.
> At least this was the situation a few years ago.
> The best advice is to try and get version 5 of EWB, and take a look at
> the Swcadiii from Linear Technology, which is freeware and the best
> spice simulator when it comes to simulation.
> The user interface is a lot easier in EWB so that is the best for
> youngsters and beginners.
> You don't need to read any help files, just drag and drop things as
> usual in the windows environment.
> The simulation part of ewb is not as strong as a real spice simulator,
> that is an opinion I have heard, it is not regarded as a real
> engineers tool.
> Both ewb and most other spice simulators come with libraries of the
> most common components, and you can add new ones from semiconductor
> manufacturers web sites.
> Roger J.