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TINA 9.0 User Manual TINA Design Suite is a powerful yet affordable circuit simulation and PCB design software package for analyzing, designing, and real time testing of analog, digital, VHDL, MCU, and mixed electronic circuits and their PCB layouts. You can also analyze SMPS, RF, communication, and optoelectronic circuits; generate and debug MCU code using the integrated flowchart tool; and test microcontroller applications in a mixed circuit environment. A unique feature of TINA is that you can bring your circuit to life with the optional USB controlled TINALab II and LogiXplorer hardware, which turns your computer into a powerful, multifunction T&M instrument. Electrical engineers will find TINA an easy to use, high performance tool, while educators will welcome its unique features for the training environment.

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TINADesign SuiteThe Complete Electronics Lab for Windows

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COPYRIGHTS Copyright 1990-2010 DesignSoft, Inc. All rights reserved. All programs recorded on the original release CD of TINA and the accompanying documentation are copyrighted. TINA is provided under a License Agreement and may be used or copied only in accordance with its terms and conditions.

LIMITED LIABILITYTINA, together with all accompanying materials, is provided on an as is basis, without warranty of any kind. DesignSoft, Inc., its distributors, and dealers make no warranty, either expressed, implied, or statutory, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any purpose. In no event will DesignSoft Inc., its distributor or dealer be liable to anyone for direct, indirect, incidental or consequential damages or losses arising from the purchase of TINA or from use or inability to use TINA.

TRADEMARKSIBM PC/AT, PS/2 are registered trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation Windows, Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista / Windows 7 are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation PSpice is a registered trademark of MicroSim Corporation Corel Draw is a registered trademark of Corel Inc. TINA is a registered trademark of DesignSoft, Inc.

* English version

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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INTRODUCTION

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1.1 What is TINA and TINA Design Suite? ............. 9 1.2 Available Program Versions ............................. 15 1.3 Optional supplementary hardware ................... 161.3.1 TINALab II High Speed Multifunction PC Instrument ....................................... 16

1.4 LogiXplorer ...................................................... 18

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NEW FEATURES IN TINA

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2.1 List of new features in TINA v9 .............................. 19 2.1 List of new features in TINA v8 .............................. 21 2.2 List of new features in TINA 7.0 ............................. 22

3.3.13.1.1

INSTALLATION AND START-UP

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Installation Procedure ...................................... 25Minimum hardware and software requirements .............................................................. 25

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Contents3.1.2 3.1.3 3.1.4 3.1.5 3.1.6 3.1.6.1 3.1.6.2 3.1.6.3 3.1.7 3.1.8 3.1.8.1 3.1.8.2 3.1.8.3 3.1.9 3.1.10 3.1.11 3.1.12 3.1.13 Installation from CD-ROM .......................................... Following the Installation Steps ................................. Welcome and Software License Agreement ................................................................. Entering User Information .......................................... Networking Options .................................................... Single user license ............................................... Network license (installed on local PCs) ............... Network license installed on file server ................. Choose Destination Location ..................................... Selecting a Setup Type .............................................. Typical .................................................................. Compact ............................................................... Custom ................................................................. Selecting the Program Folder ..................................... Select Environment Options ...................................... Selecting the Symbol Set .......................................... Final check and copying the files ............................... Completing the Setup ................................................ 26 27 27 28 28 28 29 29 30 31 32 32 32 33 33 34 35 35

3.2 3.3 3.4 3.53.5.1 3.5.2 3.5.3 3.5.4 3.6.1 3.6.2

Uninstalling TINA ............................................. 36 Maintaining or Repairing an Installation .......... 37 Network Installation ......................................... 37 Install for Citrix Presentation Server ................. 40Installing and configuring TINA ................................... 40 Publishing the application on the server ..................... 40 Authorizing the application and using TINA on client computers .......................................... 42 Installing TINA on additional servers .......................... 43 Copy Protection by Software ..................................... 43 Copy Protection by Hardware (dongle) ....................... 45

3.6 Copy Protection ............................................... 43

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3.7 3.8

Starting Up ....................................................... 46 Experimenting with Example Circuits, avoiding common problems ............................. 46GETTING STARTED

4.4.14.1.1 4.1.2

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Schematic Editing Using the Mouse ................ 47Using the right mouse button ..................................... 47 Using the left mouse button ....................................... 48

4.2 Measurement Units .......................................... 50 4.3 The Basic Screen Format ................................ 50 4.4 Placing the Circuit Components ...................... 574.4.1 4.4.2 Wire ........................................................................... 58 Input and Output ........................................................ 59

4.54.5.1

Exercises ......................................................... 60Editing an RLC Circuit Schematic .............................. 60

4.64.6.1 4.6.24.6.2.1

Analyses .......................................................... 64Analyzing an RLC Circuit (DC, AC Transient and Fourier analysis) ........................................................ 66 Creating and analyzing an OP-AMP circuit ................ 78Calculating DC Transfer characteristic ......................... 83

4.6.3 4.6.4 4.6.5 4.6.6 4.6.7 4.6.8

Analysis of SMPS circuits ......................................... Stress Analysis ......................................................... Network Analysis ....................................................... Analyzing a Digital Circuit with TINAs Digital Engine ............................................................. Analyzing a Digital Circuit using Digital VHDL Simulation ....................................................... Mixed Mode Simulation ..............................................

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Contents4.6.8.1 4.6.8.2 Waweform generation with VHDL and Spice subcircuits .................................................... 105 MCU controlled SMPS circuit ....................................... 109

4.6.94.6.9.1 4.6.9.2 4.6.9.3 4.6.9.4 4.6.9.5 4.6.9.6 4.6.9.7 4.6.9.8 4.6.9.9

Testing your circuit in interactive mode ...................... 111Digital Circuit with a Keypad ......................................... 112 Light Switch with Thyristor ............................................ 112 Ladder Logic networks ................................................. 113 VHDL Circuits ............................................................... 114 Microcontroller ( MCU ) Circuits ................................... 116 Example PIC Flasher .................................................... 118 Example PIC Interrupt handling ................................... 121 Editing the Code in the Debugger ................................ 124 Making a Breakpoint ..................................................... 124

4.6.104.6.10.1 4.6.10.2

Using the Flowchart Editor and Debugger in TINA ...... 125Flowchart Editor ............................................................ 125 Flowchart Debugger ..................................................... 130

4.6.11 4.6.12 4.6.13 4.6.14

Testing Your Circuit with Simulated and Real Time Instruments ........................................ Using the Design Tool in TINA .................................... Design Tool vs. Optimization in TINA ......................... Live 3D Breadboard ................................................... Setting and checking footprint names ........................ Invoking TINA PCB .................................................... Multiple Logic Gates in the Same Package and their Power Supply .............................................. Creating a Flexible PCB Layout (Flex PCB) ...............

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4.74.7.1 4.7.2 4.7.3 4.7.4

Creating a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) ........... 146

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5.5.1 5.25.2.15.2.1.1 5.2.1.2

USING SUBCIRCUITS, SPICE MACROS AND S-PARAMETERS

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Making a Macro from a schematic ......................................................... 167 Making a Macro from a Spice subcircuit ............................................... 174Creating Spice Macros in TINA .................................. 174Creating macros from downloaded files ....................... 174 Creating macros on-the-fly by browsing the web ......... 178

5.2.2

Adding Parameters to Spice Macros .......................... 184

5.35.3.15.3.1.1 5.3.1.2 5.3.1.3

Using and extending Manufacturers Spice model catalogs in TINA .......................... 186Using the Library Manager ......................................... 186Introduction to Adding Spice macros to TINA libraries ................................................................ 186 Problems and solutions while adding Spice macros to TINA .................................................... 192 Adding Spice models in .MODEL forma