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Connecting Vias to internal split planes

Mihai , 08-13-2019, 07:00 AM

I am trying to split the internal planes to connect my circuit to power planes. Hence I came with this issue with the vias, was is that outer circle outside the vias? should be completely cover the split plane? See the attached image.

Paul van Avesaath , 08-13-2019, 07:37 AM
that is normal.. its a thermal relief to connect to you powerplane, you can change it in the rule .. connect style -> direct
but i would leave it as is..
Mihai , 08-14-2019, 09:38 AM
Indeed, you are right, I was acting on the assumption that I had made a direct connection for those, hence my question. However, now is clear.

robertferanec , 08-16-2019, 08:17 AM
As @Paul van Avesaath noted, what you see is thermal relief used to connect VIA to a plane. I normally connect VIAs directly to planes:

Paul van Avesaath , 08-20-2019, 12:02 AM
i miss having altium always running to make a snap shot.. (mentor is no fun)
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