I am trying to route a differential pair and it always seems to pick the wrong thickness to start.
Here is what I am doing:
Set up the differential pairs in board setup:
Assigned nets to that named class:
Set kicad to use the net class width:
Start a diff pair routing with keyboard short cut 6:
No matter what I do in step 4, the default track width is 0.12mm (and not the 0.247mm as expected)
What am I doing wrong?
That’s because “Differential Pair” is “DP” and those have their own settings in the Board Setup
Thank you. That solves the immediate problem.
But I still don’t get what the point of assigning the nets to a class is if reverts to “Default” class’ DP width and Gap
Or maybe it is just a workflow I need to get used to.
But once again, thanks. That solves my problem.
I think you missed something. Each class has two settings, one for “normal” tracks, and one for differential pairs.
September 22, 2022, 7:11pm
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