Defining Cable Connectors

Create a cable connector at the end terminal of a cable.

  1. On the Cables tab, in the Create Instance group, click the  Cable Connector icon.
    Figure 1. The Create Connector dialog.

Specify the position of the cable connector.
  1. Under Position, select one of the following:
    • To select the start or end point of a cable path, click Cable path terminal.
      • To select the start or end point of a predefined cable path, from the Path terminal drop-down list, select the cable path you want to use.
      • To create a cable path, which is not yet defined in the model, click the icon to define a cable path.
    • To specify the X, Y and Z coordinates, click 3D coordinate.
Add pins to the cable connector. Pins represent connection points between cables and cable components (for example, capacitors and inductors). Connections to the pins are made in the cable schematic view.
  1. Under Housing, add pins to by clicking the Add button. Remove a pin by clicking the Remove button.
  2. In the Label field, add a unique label for the cable connector.
  3. Click the Create button to create the cable connector and close the dialog.