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TINA Versionen - Überblick über die Neuheiten

Neu in TINA 12

  • 32-Bit- und 64-Bit-Version.
  • Verlustleistungs- und Wirkungsgrad-Berechnung.
  • IBIS-Modellimport und -analyse.
  • Integrierte Cursoranzeige im Diagrammfenster.
  • Cursor-Anzeigen für alle Kurven in transienten Diagrammen.
  • Syntaxhervorhebung in Spice- und HDL-Editoren.
  • Zusammenstellung und Verwaltung der HDL-Bibliothek.
  • Globale Parameterschritte.
  • Verbesserter Dialog zum Einfügen von HF-Komponenten.
  • S-Parameter-Assistent.
  • Editor für Spice-Steuerbefehle (.AC,.DC,.NOISE,.TRAN).
  • Verbesserte Unterstützung von digitalen Blöcken im PSpice-Format.
  • Ausführen der Spice-Simulation von der Kommandozeile aus (externes Tool für das Netzlistenformat).
  • Ausführen von TINA von der Kommandozeile aus (.TSC-Format).
  • Speichern der letzten Einstellungen der virtuellen Instrumente.
  • Steuerung zur automatischen Trennung der Ausgänge im Diagrammfenster.
  • Konvergenzverbesserungen
    • Auto-konvergieren (Automatische Lösung von Konvergenzproblemen mit System- oder benutzerdefinierten verschiedenen Parametersätzen).
    • Transiente Simulation mit Null Anfangsspannungen, wenn die Betriebsberechnung fehlschlägt.
  • Neue Gerätemodelle
    • Neue Delta-Sigma ADC-Geräte.
    • BSIM3V3.2 Modell.
    • GaAs-Geräte.
    • GaN-Geräte.
  • Erweiterte MCU-Unterstützung
    • Mehr als neue 500 MCUs, 1400 MCUs insgesamt.
    • PIC16 Mikrocontroller (222 Geräte).
    • STM32 F4, F7 Mikrocontroller-Unterstützung (227 Geräte).
    • Unterstützung der CAN-Schnittstelle PIC18, PIC32.
    • Texas Instruments Tiva C Serie TM4C123x Cortex-M4 Mikrocontroller-Unterstützung (51 Geräte).
    • MCP23S17 Unterstützung für I/O-Expander.
    • Texas Instruments Sitara AM3358 Prozessorunterstützung.
    • Serial Monitor Fenster zur Überwachung der seriellen Kommunikation.
  • Weitere Neuerungen
    • Interpreterfunktionen für Standardwerte für Komponenten (E-Serie).
    • Setzen der Globalparameter als Eingang für die DC-Transferberechnung.
    • Fügt Kommentare zu den Eingabeparametern des Design-Tools hinzu.
    • Hotkey-Editor - definieren Sie benutzerdefinierte Hotkeys.
    • Zeigt das Teilergebnis der transienten Simulation an, wenn die Simulation abgebrochen wird.
    • Erweiterte Analysesteuerungslinks.
  • PCB-Design
    • Busanschluss.
    • Design der Übertragungsleitung (Differentialpaar).
    • Blockwiederholung (Makroblockkopie).
  • TINACloud
    • Schaltplaneditor im Hauptfenster.
    • Sofortiges Speichern von Schaltungsänderungen.
    • Virtuelle Instrumente.
    • Erweiterte Analysesteuerungslinks.
    • Leiterplattendesign.

Neu in TINA v11

  • 8.000+ neue Parts, inkl. Leistungselektronik-Geräten.
  • SystemC-Unterstützung.
  • Erstellen von digitalen Filtern in SystemC und Ausführen in TINA.
  • Fügen Sie MCUs in SystemC zu TINA hinzu.
  • Infineon Design-Folder mit Industrie-Designs.
  • Industrielle Power, Beleuchtung, Motor-Steuerungen Anwendungsschaltungen.
  • XMC-Microcontroller und Anwendungsschaltungen.
  • Unterstützung für kostenfreie XMC Code-Generierungsplattform DAVE.
  • Wirkungsgrad-, Mittelwert- und Frequenzmesser.
  • Analysis Control-Links.
  • rweiterte Makrobearbeitung.
  • SAR und Sigma-Delta A/D-Wandler.
  • D/A-Wandler mit SPI.
  • I2C, SPI Bus-Simulation.
  • PM-Bus, SM-Bus Simulation und Überwachung.
  • Transient Rausch-Analyse.
  • Transient Rausch-Generator.
  • Popup-Text.
  • BSIM4-Modell.
  • Microchip XC8-Compiler unterstützt.
  • MATRIX FLOWCODE 7 Unterstützung.
  • Arduino Unterstützung.
  • Smart-Wire.
  • Erweiterte E/A-Zuordnung.
  • Nachbearbeitung des Fourier-Spektrums.
  • Export von Diagrammen im CSD-Format (Common Simulation Data File).
  • Erweiterte "Remember Diagramm Einstellungen" -Option, mit der Schaltung gespeichert.
  • PCB Design:
    • Import in 3D Gehäuse-Modelle in Industrie-Standard-Formaten.
    • Visualisierung von Leiterplatten-Designs mit Gehäusen in 3D.
    • Export von Leiterplatten mit Gehäusen in Industrie-Standard-Formaten.
    • 3D-Drucker-Unterstützung.
    • Importieren von Footprints in 2D und 3D in Industrie-Standardformaten.

Neu in TINA v10

TINA v10.2

  • Windows 10 compatibility.
  • Popup text.
  • Export of schematic editor and diagram window content in png and gif format.
  • gif and png picture import in schematic editor.
  • New temperature stepping modes: logarithmic and list.
  • Direct load of s1p/s2p files into an S parameter device (1 an 2 ports).
  • Default ordering of terminals can be modified in New Macro Wizard dialog autoshape mode.
  • Pan and zoom support in the schematic editor for touch screens.
  • Diagram Window:
    • Improved diagram settings persistence. Diagrams will “remember” your last axis settings if "Options.Remember diagram settings" is set..
    • New multistep "Zoom out" function.
    • Number of visible separated curves can now be changed by Shift-clicking the scroll up/down button.
  • PCB Design:
    • Advanced DRC isolation parameters.
    • Individual isolation settings and Z ordering for copper shapes.

TINA v10.1.30

  • New page of the New macro wizard allows to modify the default name and/or position of pins when Autoshape mode is selected in case of a Spice macro.
  • New analysis mode: Batch simulation (Analysis.Batch Simulation...).
  • Functions (not just numbers) are supported in the attributes of a Spice TABLE function (eg. TABLE in TABLE), new spice functions: FLOOR, CEIL, STATE.
  • Option for saving compressed TSC files (View.Options...).
  • Nested sweep option in DC Transfer characteristics mode.
  • Spice model support in Verilog A designs.

TINA v10.0.50

  • Faster MCU simulation, real time simulation of delays.
  • Verilog-AMS: analog events in digital context.
  • New format at Fourier analysis: D * cos(kwt + fi).
  • TINA accepts both M and MEG as mega (1e6), but mega is always displayed as MEG (Spice).
  • Macro wizard: Configurable pin order & name at auto generated shapes.
  • Zoom or Scroll with mouse wheel, as set at View.Options.
  • New features in the HDL editor.

TINA v10.0.40

  • Global parameters in Classic, Educational editions.
  • Added reference voltage in the Fourier spectrum dialog.
  • Added MicroBasic lst file handling support in the hex/lst debugger.

TINA v10.0.00

  • Windows 8 compatibility.
  • Multilanguage capability, instant language change for licensed languages.
  • Open project files with preview of schematics and mechatronics.
  • Edif import.
  • Global Spice variables.
  • Integration with TINACloud, files upload and download.
  • Optional Mechatronics extension.
  • KLU - a faster linear solver and better convergence on large-size or special circuits.
  • Enhanced and accelerated VHDL and Verilog simulation 10x times faster than in v9.
  • Xilinx simprim simulation in digital and in mixed mode.
  • Verilog A.
  • Verilog AMS.
  • MCU C compiling on 8051, AVR, PIC16, PIC18, PIC32, ARM.
  • Linux simulation on ARM MCU.
  • PSpice compatible AD-DA interface.
  • Oscilloscope works together with the interactive mode.
  • Frequency and waveform parameters are shown with cursors.
  • Hotkeys to AC and Transient Analysis.
  • Cursor Max and Min functions added to the Process menu.

Neu in TINA v9

TINA v9.3

  • Works both on Windows 7 and 8.
  • 124 new PIC24 MCU models.
  • 24 ARM MCU models.
  • 250+ new opamp models from National Semiconductors.
  • 300+ new power management (SMPS) and other ICs from Texas Instruments with hundreds of application circuits!
  • 800+ new opamp models from Analog Devices.
  • More than 1000 new inductor models from Würth Elektronik

New in TINA v9

  • Full Vista and Windows 7 compatibility.
  • Multi core support.
  • Enhanced analysis speed and convergence.
    Up to 10 times higher speed on 1 core, 15x on dual core, 20x on quad core.
  • Advanced powerful Spice-VHDL mixed mode analysis.
  • Extended catalog with ARM 7, ARM 9 and HCS08 microcontrollers, more SMPS ICs models, realistic ADC and DAC models, LCD display, Bi-color LEDs.
  • Extended MCU simulation, USB and other modules.
  • Programmable Design Tool where users can implement design procedures for calculating and setting circuit parameters so that the circuits can produce predefined target output values.
  • Extended flowchart tool: PIC, AVR, 8051, code box, USART, external interrupt handling.
  • Open and save TINA designs, models and libraries directly from the Web.
  • Import Spice .CIR and .LIB files directly from the Web.
  • Import Libraries, Designs and Examples from any earlier versions of TINA v7 and later.
  • Show analysis results on diagrams during analysis.
  • Fast diagram drawing and processing speed, even for very large circuits.
  • New tool in the View menu of the diagrams for easier hiding and showing curves on diagrams.
  • New more effective storing of analysis results, save all analysis results for all circuits without speed compromise.
  • Parametrizable output curve filter for even more effective storage of results.
  • Scrollbars for browsing multiple diagrams on the same page.
  • New diagram cursor tools to find and annotate
    local and global maximum, minimum
    gain and phase margins
    zero crossover frequency
    horizontal and vertical coordinates.
  • Combinational and parallel stepping , show stepping cases (test benches) in separate diagrams.
  • More advanced tools for addition of parts to TINA from semiconductor manufacturers both from downloaded files and directly from the internet.
  • Node list in post processor now displays macro names and local node names in the relevant macros.
  • Minimize TINA main window while analysis is running.
  • Run two TINA instances on the same computer.
  • Multi-level, hierarchical ERC. Checks the main or any subcircuts, or the whole circuit in full depth.
  • ERC detects and shows floating nodes in Spice subcircuits.
  • Open Examples command in File menu, for easier return to TINAs Examples folder.
  • Open .CIR files from Open command in the File menu.
  • New arrow button in Open dialog, for easier finding TINA EXAMPLES or User folders.
  • Updated and extended examples under the EXAMPLES folder.
  • Conversion of circuits to TINA v7 format, for compatibility with TINA v7 and v8 and v9.
  • Detailed Transient Statistics from the View menu.
  • TINA v9 is now digitally signed by DesignSoft.
  • PCB Design:
    • G-Code export of PCB designs for creating control files for milling machines.
    • Extended PCB footprint catalog.

Neu in TINA v8 and TINA Design Suite v8

TINA v8

  • Vista style installation and folder scheme.
  • Behavioral building blocks, nonlinear controlled sources.
  • Powerful Spice-VHDL co-simulation including MCUs.
  • Finite State Machine (FSM) editor with VHDL generation.
  • Flowchart editor and debugger for controlling MCUs (in v8.0 for PIC MCUs only).
  • Any number of MCUs in one circuit.
  • Extended MCU catalog including PIC18, CAN and more.
  • Execution time measurement and statistics for Transient Analysis.
  • Hyperlinks can be added to schematics and to the diagram window.
  • Extended semiconductor catalog.
  • Application examples from Texas Instruments.
  • LabVIEW based virtual instruments.
  • Interface to build LabVIEW based virtual instruments.
  • Wave (.wav) files can be used as input.
  • Play calculated waveforms on PCs multimedia system.
  • Export calculated waveforms as a *.wav file.
  • New Open Examples command in file menu to open built in examples.
  • Autosave. Save your current schematic or PCB design at adjustable time intervals.
  • Parameter adding possibility to Spice subcircuits.
  • Detection of components or nodes linked with convergence or irregular circuit problems.
  • Online update possibility for libraries, program or both.
  • Post-processing formulas are stored with schematics, editable later.
  • Live 3D Breadboard (displaying and animating circuits with 3D parts on a virtual 3D breadboard).
  • 3D virtual instruments to prepare and document lab experiments.
  • Integrated electronic design textbook with "live" circuits (optional).
  • SMPS design templates from Christophe Basso (optional).

TINA Design Suite v8: (Includes all TINA 8 features plus TINA's advanced PCB designer)

  • Creating "flex" PCBs including 3D display.
  • Creating PCBs of any shape including round edges.
  • Buried and blind vias.
  • Extended catalog.
  • Improved optimizing autorouter.
  • Distance measuring tool.
  • Display of complete 3D circuits including parts connected externally to the PCB-

Neu in TINA v7

  • Built-in VHDL analysis and VHDL interactive mode.
  • User defined VHDL components, modifiable on-the-fly.
  • VHDL, Xilinx UCF generation of digital circuits for synthesis, place-and-route and presentations with the TINA FPGA board.
  • Microcontroller simulation including PIC processors, and ASM debugging.
  • Steady State Solver.
  • SMPS (Switching Mode Power Supply) simulation with acceleration.
  • Stress (smoke) Analysis.
  • Active and passive filter design.
  • Logic design (Truth table, Karnaugh table, Quine-McClusky optimization, schematic diagram generation).
  • Single click 3D component preview.

TINA Design Suite v7 - Includes all TINA 7 features plus TINA's advanced PCB designer

  • Autoplacement and autorouting, rip-up-and-retry.
  • Manual and "follow-me" trace placement.
  • Forward and backward annotation.
  • Pin and gate swapping.
  • Keep-in and keep-out areas.
  • Thermal relief, fan out.
  • Plane layers for multilayer designs.
  • Split plane layers.
  • Gerber file output.
  • Footprint Editor.
  • 3D view of PCB boards.

Neu in TINA Pro 6

  • Open several projects simultaneously and use copy and paste between projects.
  • Run analysis upon any open project.
  • New (.TSC) extension for project files to avoid collision with MS Schedule and Accel.
  • Store all analysis results (node and component voltages and currents) for post-processing.
  • Powerful post-processor for all analysis results.
  • XY-plot of any 2 transient or DC transfer results, for example v1(t) vs. v2(t).
  • Parameter stepping for any number of parameters.
  • Parameter stepping given by list.
  • Multiparameter optimization.
  • Draw lines, circles, arcs, and arrows in the schematic editor.
  • Add frame and title block to schematic diagrams.
  • Phasor diagram.
  • Voltage arrow to display voltages.
  • Diagonal lines for circuits such as bridges, delta, and wye (Y).
  • Control switches with the keyboard via hotkeys.
  • Switch providing high and low logic levels directly.
  • Push button switches.
  • Fault insertion in wires.
  • Improved Library Manager for adding new models.
  • Improved method for changing component values in interactive mode with the mouse or with the keyboard via hotkeys.
  • Control the display of component values and labels separately.
  • New components: VCO, BSIM 3.3, communication circuits, 74121, 74122, and much more.
  • Component searching and listing tool.
  • Embedding faults into circuit files for advanced troubleshooting.
  • Optional VHDL analysis