Ultra Librarian announces UltraBOM for Digi-Key, enabling part research within OrCAD Capture

March 11, 2020

ROCHESTER, NY—UltraLibrarian, the free cloud-based library provider, has announced UltaBOM, enabling design engineers to search and research Digi-Key Electronics parts within OrCAD Capture, and then submit BOM parts directly to Digi-Key for purchase. "The entire Bill of Materials (BOM) or a selection can be ordered directly from Digi-Key with a single click of a button," said Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA. "Errors and recommendations are reported for review, and all components are added to the cart in the correct quantities. This also eliminates the manual entry of parametric data into the schematic, reduces errors when ordering parts, and saves time on monotonous tasks, allowing engineers to focus on their designs."

UltraBOM for Digi-Key allows engineers to search distributor part information and review component parameters such as status, component availability, lead-times, and cost without leaving OrCAD Capture. Access to this data helps engineers select known high-quality orderable parts upfront. This distributor-driven design data is very important for quick-turn or rapid prototyping as engineers are able to gain fast access to the parts they need and keep the design and prototyping process moving forward.

Live parametric information can also easily be linked to existing parts. If the library part has not yet been created, then the user can instantly download the schematic symbol with linked footprints and Digi-Key supplier data from Ultra Librarian. Part information, availability, and status can be monitored and reviewed throughout the design with a fully customizable BOM. There is no need to spend hours verifying every component in the design or finding replacement components. Issue are flagged in real-time and resolved quickly without needing to leave the engineering design environment.

“Because of the tremendous workloads and shortened project timelines design teams face, managers are always interested in streamlining and increasing efficiency by reducing tedious tasks for their engineers,” added Marcano. “Designers need tools like UltraBOM that automate manual tasks and enable them to be successful when faced with these challenges.”

For more information about UltraBOM for free, visit go.ultralibrarian.com/ultrabom-ul or contact the Ultra Librarian team at [email protected].

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