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Thread: EAGLE Question
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On Friday 14 February 2003 01:52 am, Sean Alcorn - PIC Stuff wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Has anybody tried to make a dual diode SOT-23 package in EAGLE?
>
> The ideal way to do it would be to have two "Gates" that are diode
> symbols in order to be able to place the two diodes anywhere on a
> schematic - however this is four connections to be made to 3 pads
> and EAGLE does not seem to allow this.
>
> The only other way is to draw the entire "double diode" as one
> symbol with 3 pins - however this seems restrictive when trying to
> place the component on a sheet. :-(

I drew one with two diode symbols and a single package that had 2 SMD
pads on top of each other.

However, the DRC flagged these pads as having clearance problems.

On the other hand, you could change the DRC rules to allow SMD pads
with the same signal to overlap (I think).

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