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A Complete PCB and IC Packaging Design Ecosystem

As technology continues to accelerate, design tools need to keep pace with the advances. CR-8000 system-level design tools posses the capability to stay in pace with this progress.

The CR-8000 systems centric design solution process provides proficiency from architecture planning to the production implementation.

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What CR-8000 can do for you

Building blocks

Explore implementation approaches on a system level

Partitioning

Partition complex systems into multiple connected PCBs

IC package

Manage IC, package and PCB in one single environment

Data Management

Control releases, revisions and configurations with integrated data management

CR-8000 Release 2020

Zuken reveals details of release 2020 of its advanced 3D multi-board EDA environment CR-8000. Many enhancements contained in the new release were developed in close collaboration with Zuken’s global customers in business sectors, including electronics, high tech, automation, automotive, aerospace, and defense. As product complexity increases, these businesses are searching for opportunities to increase design performance and process resilience.

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CR-8000 Design Solutions

System Level - from Concept to Manufacture

Hardware Architecture System Design

System Planner is the industry’s only hardware architecture design and validation tool that is fully integrated with detailed PCB and wire harness design. As products become more complex, optimizing the architecture choices are more critical than ever.

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3D Multi-board PCB Design

The highest performing board design and analysis solution, Design Force supports single board, multi-board and chip-package-board interconnect analysis and optimization. Combining the traditional 2D design with native 3D design and the latest human interface techniques, accelerated graphics and almost instantaneous rendering and refreshing, Design Force is the fastest, most effective PCB design solution available today.

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Circuit Design

Design Gateway is an engineering platform that brings extensive design, simulation and analysis capabilities to your desktop. It allows companies to manage and make optimal use of engineering design data across all company and team sites. Intelligent multi-board design is inherently supported in the Design Gateway.

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PCB Design for Manufacturing

DFM Center enables designers to handle the increasing complexity and diversity of today’s PCBs, while ensuring high final product quality, and accurate outputs for the manufacturing processes. With a robust set of features for data preparation and embedded verification to ensure manufacturing specifications are met, DFM Center addresses the challenges of the manufacturing process.

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Simulation and Analysis

CR-8000 is a complete design environment that includes fully integrated simulation and analysis tools to verify your single or multi-board designs.

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FPGA Pin Optimization

Zuken’s Graphical Pin Manager (GPM), offers an effective FPGA/PCB co-design environment providing support for the latest devices offered by FPGA vendors, such as Xilinx, Altera, Lattice, and Microsemi. As part of the CR-8000 family, GPM enables design teams to communicate I/O and constraint information intelligently for FPGAs or other high-pin count devices, at any time, using Design Gateway and Design Force.

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CR-8000 Free Board Viewer

Share and review native design information to enhance communication during product development
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CR-8000 Resources

Check out our latest webinars, white papers, blog posts, tech tips & more

  • 2020 Technical Webinars
October 01, 2020
Overcome Component Obsolescence and Availability with Zuken DS-CR

One of the biggest problems facing companies that design and produce electronic products is component obsolescence and availability. There is nothing worse than finding out that there is a supply issue with a design component at a late-stage design review or early pilot run.

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  • 2020 Technical Webinars
June 05, 2020
Ansys - Optimizing Hardware Layout Designs

This webinar showcases how a leading-edge hardware design process bridges the challenging gaps that occur between analysis and layout design.

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  • 2020 Technical Webinars
May 26, 2020
Hardware Architecture Optimization to Improve Your Product Design

This webinar will explore the architecture optimization process using functional design, PCB planning, space planning, and parametric targets. Learn how architecture optimization can improve your product design quality.

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  • 2020 Technical Webinars
May 18, 2020
High-Speed Design and Analysis Using CR-8000

This webinar will explore a high-speed design process in CR-8000 that utilizes a constraint browser, topology template, crosstalk estimation, signal and power integrity simulations.

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  • 2020 Technical Webinars
May 14, 2020
CR-8000 2020 Release Update

In this session, we will review some of the new features that have been added in the CR-8000 Design Force and offer some explanation of how these additions will benefit our customers within their design flows.

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  • Webinar
January 14, 2020
Be First to Market with DDR5! Here’s How…
Webinar, Keysight, Zuken USA
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We’ve recently given our online community a new look and feel. Since launching the community, we’ve added hundreds of useful articles for users of E3.series, CR-8000/CR-5000, and DS-CR (formerly DS-2). Zuken customers on maintenance get access to premium content, but anyone can participate in the community’s user group discussions. If you have a question or just want to chat with fellow users, join our forum today.
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CR-8000 Products

We can help you select the right products

  • Products
October 01, 2018
System Planner

System Planner provides a system-level design environment for the architectural planning and optimization of electronic systems and products. It enables engineers to optimize partitioning and performance of multi-board systems and maximize design reuse, while eliminating the need to re-enter up-front planning data into the design tools during detailed design.

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Architecture Design and Validation
  • Products
October 01, 2018
Design Gateway

PCB Design Creation - Design Gateway is a platform for logical circuit design and verification of single and multi-board system-level electronic designs. It supports a true system-level circuit design in which individual circuits can be represented and connected as blocks.

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System Level Circuit Engineering
  • Products
October 01, 2018
Design Force

Design Force combines traditional 2D design with native 3D design and the latest human interface techniques, accelerated graphics and almost instantaneous rendering and refreshing. It is the fastest, most effective PCB design solution available today. Design Force enables design teams to layout their designs in the context of a complete system or product.

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3D Multi-board PCB Design
  • Products
January 03, 2019
Design Force Advanced Packaging

Design Force offers an intuitive, integrated environment for designing single and multi-die packages for wire-bond, flip-chip, and high density advanced packaging. Designers can start designs with early prototype input of chip and package data from the library, reuse data from IC layout tools, and take advantage of parametric wizards to streamline the creation of the system

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IC Package and PCB Co-design
  • Products
October 01, 2018
DFM Center

PCB Design for Manufacturing (DFM) enables designers to handle the increasing complexity and diversity of today’s PCBs, while ensuring high final product quality, and accurate outputs for the manufacturing processes. With a robust set of features for data preparation and embedded verification to ensure manufacturing specifications are met...

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PCB Design for Manufacturing
  • Products
October 01, 2018
Electronic Library & Data Management

Zuken’s engineering data management platform DS-CR has been created to support the specific demands of PCB design data management. It combines multi-site library, design data and configuration management into a unified engineering environment.

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PCB Design Data Management

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