From: "The Al Bundy"
Subject: Re: Pspice models question
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 17:57:34 +0100
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"Dwight" schreef in bericht
| I have the student version of Pspice and am having a hard time
| bringing in external vendor models. Correct me if I'm wrong, but the
| way I understand it is that I need a .lib file for the "guts", and
| either a .olb (Capture) or a .slb (Schematics) file for the symbols,
| or I could use the Model Editor to create symbols from the .lib files.
| On the Pspice home page, they have a list of vendor models with .lib
| and .olb files. How can I get these to work with Pspice Schematics
| (.slb symbols)? If I use Model Editor, it only seems to want to
| create symbols for Capture.
| On an off note, why do they include two front-ends, Capture and
| Schematics? I find Schematics much easier to use, but wonder if I
| should learn to use Capture due to the availabilty of models. Do they
| plan on phasing-out one or the other? Do they include one or the
| other due to popular demand? Are there advantages of one over the
| other that I haven't seen yet? What is the standard preference or
| concensus among everyone?
The student version is limited. (otherwise it wouldn't be a student
You can't import / make models. You have to work with the lib's that are
There also some other limitations. Look on orcad's site for those.