Adding a Project

All users can subscribe to projects posted to the inspectAR platform

Getting Started
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January 20, 2021

Sponsored Projects

Adding a Sponsored project to the inspectAR application is a simple process.

Step 1:

Open up your inspectAR application, and select the projects menu in the upper left corner of the screen.

Step 2:

Select the Sponsored tab and then select the Sponsored Project you wish to download.

Step 3:

Select Download. Sponsored projects are pre-calibrated so users can immediately explore the boards.

Custom Projects

Custom projects require the user to visit app.inspectar.com

app.inspectar.com website
Step 1:

Select New Project and choose the EDA you used to create the PCB. You will then be prompted to upload the manufacturing outputs. KiCAD users will upload their .kicad_pcb board file, Eagle users will upload the .brd file. Users Other users will upload the IPC2581B file generated by Cadence, Altium and many other EDA's

Step 2: (Optional)

You have the option to upload a BOM (Bill of Materials) file. This is useful for accessing part information and datasheets within the inspectAR application. Steps to help you create a BOM can be found here.

Step 3:

Name your project and upload your files. Currently, KiCAD and Eagle users may upload their custom projects for free.

Step 4:

Once the files are successfully uploaded. Open your inspectAR application.

inspectAR application with custom project uploaded onto users account

Access the projects menu and select your custom project, then download the project to your inspectAR application.

Step 5:

You will have to calibrate your new board on the inspectAR application, and then you are ready to explore! Check out our tutorial on how to calibrate here.

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