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Latest NEWS from Seetrax
August 2014

This page is intended to keep you informed with the latest information from Seetrax.


Seetrax XL Designer Lite available

XL Designer Lite is now available in a range of options to suit users who don't require the full XL Designer features but still require the ability to design complex printed circuit boards with full support for surface mount technology . Lite/100 starts at £200 and handles designs with up to 100 parts.

Please Contact us to receive a free 30 day evaluation license.

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NEW **** Seetrax XL Designer - IDF 3.0 output ****

Seetrax XL Designer now has a new, optional IDF 3.0 output tool for improved connectivity to MCAD applications. Please contact us for details.

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Seetrax XL Designer - new release (v1.115) available

Seetrax XL Designer version 1.115 is now available for downloading. It includes improved schematic library management tools, drag/drop functionality, improved cross-probing tools, ability to sort sizes, parts/net lists, power names table, etc., in addition to full support for the Windows 7 (and Vista) operating systems, faster access to artwork viewing tools, improved copper fill routine, full support for star-point connections, layer orientated keepout areas in component outlines, checking for violation of keepout areas, attributes import/export facility with option of comma separated or tab separated fields, output to image files (PNG, BMP, GIF or JPEG format).

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Seetrax/Ranger PCB CAD Training Courses

We offer tailored training courses to suit your particular requirements. Please click here for details.
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Seetrax XL Designer

Seetrax XL cross-probing popup window,
with icons to access other editors and next occurence

Seetrax XL Designer is the latest flag-ship product from Seetrax for integrated schematic capture and PCB design.

It continues with Seetrax's leading edge integrated schematic capture and PCB design software tools, with a complete new user interface and navigation tools.

The new product name has been chosen to make a break from the existing Ranger products and to signify a major change in the software.

Click here for further details.

Seetrax XL allows simultaneous access to all aspects of the current design, with multiple windows available for editing - like schematic, artwork, outlines, profile, outputs all open at the same time. In addition, other jobs and the master libraries can also be opened at the same time for reference purposes, editing or data transfer.

View of Seetrax XL Designer

Seetrax XL editing window

Access to all editors, like the sizes tables, schematic, profile, parts/wiring lists, etc., other jobs or the master libraries is made from the Navigator pane on the left.

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Online Payments now accepted

In response to requests from customers, we are pleased to announce that we can now take secure on-line payments using PayPal for the following credit/debit cards for all Ranger2 XL and consumables purchases: Visa, Mastercard/Eurocard, American Express, Visa Delta, Visa Electron, Maestro/Switch or Solo

Please use the appropriate buttons on the Ranger price list page or Consumables on-line shopping page, thank-you!

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Agents required

Seetrax has well established agents for its Ranger PCB CAD software and PCB Manufacturing Equipment around the world. These agents offer demonstration facilities and are well placed to offer on-going technical support.

We currently require agents in the following areas:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Hungary
  • Mexico
  • Poland
If you are based in any of these countries and interested in becoming a part of the Seetrax team, then please get in touch.

We are also interested in hearing from potential agents in countries where we do not currently have an agent.

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****New - TabCut****

Seetrax are proud to announce a new, updated product to their range of PCB de-pannelling equipment. Their new, mobile de-nibbing workstation uses high speed routers to precisely remove the webs in routed boards causing no stress to either the board or components and leaves the cut undetectable. Built in, hepa-filtered extraction with bagged waste - more details.

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Pneumatic nib-croppers

Seetrax are pleased to announce the addition of pnuematic nib-croppers to their existing range of de-panelling equipment. Please click here for more details.
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ELECTRA - gridless, shape-based auto-router

Did you know......

that you can install Ranger XL on as many machines as you like and that the schematic editor, library modification, and output tools will all work? The artwork can also be opened and viewed, but not edited.
You will need to place an original copy of your license file on each machine that Ranger XL is installed on (the dongle needs to be present on the machine if the artwork will be edited).
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Educational Prices

Seetrax are pleased to announce a new flexible pricing arrangement for educational establishments (schools, colleges, universities), tailored to each establishment's needs. As an example:
a site license for Ranger2 XL for up to 100 seats within the campus is available for 250-00.
Also included if required, is an annual "homework" license so that students can complete their project work at home.

If you have a different requirement, please let us know and we will endeavour to find a solution.

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Discontinued Software

Click here for discontinued software downloads.
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