(This workshop was given @ UNSW on 1 Sept. 2017. If you find any errors in this text, feel free to file an issue here )
What You'll Need
- A computer (Windows/Mac/Linux)
- A 3-button mouse (Useful, but not necessary)
- Motivation to build the best darn PCB in existance
Prelude - Installing KiCAD
Grab it here: http://kicad-pcb.org/download/
There are binaries available for all major operating systems.
Special note - Linux users
If you are using Linux, you may additionally want to install
kicad-library-3d as these aren't included by default.
Creating a Project
- Fire up