DXF overlay app

Find PCB components in seconds

DXF overlay is intelligent digital microscope software that allows you to find specific PCB components in seconds during quality control in electronics. To optimize your efficiency and overall production capacity, this TAGARNO digital microscope application replaces otherwise tedious processes.

Instead of manually trying to locate a specific PCB component, simply type the component name in the application search bar and the app finds it for you in a matter of seconds.

To improve efficiency further, include rework instructions in the DXF file to eliminate additional material at the work station when reworking PCB batches.

A mouse and keyboard are required to use this application. For the best results, we also recommend the following equipment: Foot switch and XY table.


How does it work?

See the DXF overlay in action.

NB: Menu design and number of features may vary depending on your firmware version. 


Find components with search bar
Type a component name in the search bar – or only parts of the name if you prefer. All search results will be highlighted on the monitor so they are easy for you to find.

Zoom in and out with DXF file activated
When zooming in or out, the DXF file will follow the size of the PCB underneath the digital microscope and realign itself to match.
Show/hide parts of DXF file
If a DXF file contains more than one layer, each layer can be shown/hidden individually.

Customize layer color
To make the DXF file as visible as possible, you can choose between 24 colors when changing the color of each layer in the file.

Include rework instructions
What you include in the DXF file is up to you. If a PCB batch needs to be reworked in the same way, why not include a layer with instructions on how to do so?

Create as many DXF files as you want
There’s no limit to how many DXF files the app can hold. Create as many as you need! We recommend using QCAD Professional, a very affordable CAD program.

For a detailed description of all the features, download the brochure for DXF overlay.


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For a detailed description of all the features, download the brochure for the DXF overlay app.

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    What we would spend 30 minutes on, the app did in 2 seconds. That’s amazing

    Employee at leading PCB manufacturer

    App advantages

    Standalone microscope – No computer needed The application is installed directly on the microscope with no need for an external computer connected to the visual inspection microscope. All you need is a mouse, a control box and a monitor connected directly to your microscope and you are good to go!

    User friendly interface Benefit from an easy to use and intuitive menu

    Document your work Save your file in different formats, with or without graphics, on a USB or even directly on your computer via LAN. Sharing images and documentation materials with colleagues and supply chain partners has never been easier

    Quarterly updates Benefit from quarterly updates that give you access to the newest features and ensure that your microscope it always up to date. It is also easy to purchase new applications that can help your inspection processes without having to change your microscope

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