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Vishay’s PowerCAD 2.0 Simulator is a free online tool that designers can use to successfully accelerate their circuit design and enhance confidence for a first time success.

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The Power of PowerCAD

Online Schematics

View proposed circuit schematics and adjust reference design parameters with our online interface. Edit and customize as needed to guarantee optimal performance and cost.

Calculator

Get the necessary external passive component values and sizes needed to support your operating conditions, including inductors, input and output capacitors, and compensation values.

Functional Analysis Tools

Get a detailed SIMPLIS simulation (like SPICE), including DC, transient, and start-up conditions.

VIEW WAVEFORMS

View simulation waveforms (like oscilloscopes) for different operating conditions and analysis types.

Efficiency, Power Loss, And Thermal Analysis

Calculate the overall system efficiency while providing an estimated power loss for all power components, as well as the various junction temperatures.

BOM Reports

Receive an actionable BOM list using all of your simulation parameters.

Full Design Report

Download and / or save your report in PDF format with all the information needed to complete the design. Share your design with our Vishay local FAEs for fast technical support or circuit review for increased confidence level.

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