This video shows associating parts with common footprints using CvPcb. This allows you to choose which footprints best fit your pinout from the schematic created in Part 3 of the Getting To Blinky tutorial ( At the end of this video you will have a file that tells KiCad which symbols are associated with which footprints (so you can start your layout).

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“Getting To Blinky” is a multi-part series that shows you all the steps necessary to move your project off the screen or breadboard and onto a PCB. The videos will show you how to use KiCad, a cross-platform and open source piece of software. The finished product of this video series will be a PCB you can purchase and build. Oh, and it will blink.


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