KiCad Footprint ??

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Sun Dec 20 10:03:43 CST 2015

> On Dec 20, 2015, at 05:02, GerardCJAT <gerardcjat at> wrote:
> Yesterday, I tried for the first time KiCad, and my first board design with it.
> The very first part I was looking for .... I was not able to locate it.
> Is it because I am a newbe or because this part does not exist yet, beeing "too old"  ??

It's normal to need to create footprints for new PCB designs. The public KiCad libraries have a lot of parts in them, but they're still a tiny subset of all of the footprints that exist.

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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