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Spectrum Software has released Micro-Cap 11, the eleventh generation of our SPICE circuit simulator.

For users of previous Micro-Cap versions, check out the new features available in the latest version. For those of you who are new to Micro-Cap, take our features tour to see what Micro-Cap has to offer.

 

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Easily Overlooked Features - Winter 2016

 

This section is designed to highlight features that may be overlooked among the many capabilities of Micro-Cap.

Build Command There are several text-base commands that can be used to control simulations. The Build Command dialog box helps build a command while making the sometimes complex command syntax more manageable. The Build Command dialog box is located on the Edit menu and is also available from the Text dialog box. It looks like this:

Translate dialog box


Build Command You can choose from five commands types:

.DEFINE, HELP, MEASURE, PARAMETERS, and WARNING.

When you pick a type, Micro-Cap prompts you for the requisite fields in the order they are needed and then builds the command as you enter the various pieces. The example above shows the .MEASURE command for integrating the waveform V(OUT) from 100nS to nS. Here is an example of a .DEFINE command which includes the Monte Carlo tolerance specification.

Translate dialog box


The Build Command makes creating complex commands simple.

 
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