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    Posted: 09 Feb 2015 at 12:20pm
Tom,

I was using the calculator for an axial resistor footprint.  The datasheet only gives me the length of the leads prior to forming:




The calculator is looking for the Pitch.  How do I determine that?  Couldn't LE determine that based on the inputs?


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom H Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 Feb 2015 at 2:58pm

Use the "Utility Tools > Axial Lead Calculator"

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Ahhhh - great, thanks Tom!
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The Axial Lead calculation has just been updated in V2018.05 pre-release to match the updated IPC-J-STD-001. 

Download the V2018.05 Library Expert Enterprise pre-release here - www.pcblibraries.com/downloads 

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