Comparison of TINA 10 versions

TINA and TINA Design Suite version comparison
TINA
Industrial
TINA
Educational
TINA
Classic
TINA
Basic Plus
TINA
Basic
TINA
Student

Circuit Entry

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+

+

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+

Schematic Editor

+

+

+

+

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+

Open designs, models & libraries from Web

+

+

+

+

+

+

Undo

+

+

+

+

+

+

Redo

+

+

+

+

+

+

Automatic/manual wire routing and drag support

+

+

+

+

+

+

Instruments as standard schematic symbols

+

+

+

+

+

+

Subcircuits

+

+

+

+

+

+

BOM

+

+

+

+

+

+

Bus

+

+

+

+

+

+

Integrated Schematic Symbol Editor

+

+

+

+

+

+

Integrated Netlist Editor

+

+

+

+

+

+

Component Toolbar Editor

+

+

+

+

+

+

Excitation Editor for arbitrary waveforms

+

+

+

+

+

+

PCB export to major packages

+

+

+

+

+

+

Global Parameters

+

+

+

-

-

-

HDL extension
(Verilog, Verilog A & AMS)

+

+

+

-

-

-

Hierarchical and Team Design with Version Control

+

+

-

-

-

-

Parameter Extractor/Model Maker

+

+

-

-

-

-

PCB Design (in Design Suite only)

           

Number of pads

unlimited

1000 1000 800 200 100

Analyses

Multi core support

+

+

+

+

+

+

Enhanced analysis speed & convergence

+

+

+

+

+

+

Max. number of external nodes and nodes in macros unlimited unlimited unlimited 800 200 100

DC, AC, Transient, Digital, Mixed mode Simulation

+

+

+

+

+

+

Steady State Solver (SMPS analysis)

+ - - - - -

RF Simulation

+

+

+

+

+

+

RF models given by S-parameters

+

+

-

-

-

-

Network Analysis

+

+

-

-

-

-

Number of components and models

20,000

20,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

10,000

Digital Simulation

+

+

+

+

+

+

VHDL Simulation unlimited unlimited unlimited max 5000 lines max 5000 lines max 5000 lines

Verilog

unlimited max. 1000 lines max. 1000 lines - - -

Verilog-A

unlimited max. 1000 lines max. 1000 lines - - -

Verilog-AMS

unlimited max. 1000 lines max. 1000 lines - - -

HDL debugger

+ + + + + +

MCU  simulation and debugging

+ + + + + +

Interactive Mode

+

+

+

+

+

+

Circuit changes while a simulation is running

+

+

+

+

+

+

Symbolic Analysis (closed formulas)

+

+

+

+

+

+

Fourier Analysis (harmonics)

+

+

+

+

+

+

Fourier Analysis (spectrum)

+

+

+

+

+

+

Noise, Monte Carlo, Worst Case

+

+

+

+

+

+

Stress (Smoke) Analysis

+

-

-

-

-

-

Group Delay

+

+

+

+

+

+

Number of Optimization Targets & Parameters

any

1

1

1

1

1

Number of Parameters in Parameter Stepping

any

1

1

1

1

1

Parameter Sweeping

+

+

+

+

+

+

Analysis directly from Netlist

+

+

+

+

+

+

Output Capabilities

Scaled Diagrams

+

+

+

+

+

+

Multiple Axes

+

+

+

+

+

+

Full Scaled Smith Diagram

+

+

-

-

-

-

Nyquist Diagram

+

+

+

+

+

+

Pole-Zero Diagram

+

+

+

+

+

+

Drawing tools to enhance diagrams

+

+

+

+

+

+

Post Processing Tools

+

+

+

+

+

+

Built in DTP tools

+

+

+

+

+

+

MathCAD and Excel export

+

+

+

+

+

+

Virtual Instruments

XY Recorder + + + + + +

Oscilloscope

+

+

+

+

+

+

Function Generator

+

+

+

+

+

+

Multimeter

+

+

+

+

+

+

Signal Analyzer/Bode Plotter (Note 2)

+

+

+

+

+

+

Network Analyzer

+

+

-

-

-

-

Spectrum Analyzer (Note 3)

+

+

+

+

+

+

Logic Analyzer

+

+

+

+

+

+

Digital Signal Generator

+

+

+

+

+

+

Spectrum Analyzer

+

+

+

+

+

+

Window functions for Spectrum Analyzer

+

+

+

+

+

+

Real-time Test and Measurement

Analog and digital data acquisition

+

+

-

-

-

-

Analog and digital signal generator

+

+

-

-

-

-

Educational Features

Software fault simulation

+

+

+

+

+

+

Real-time (hardware) fault simulation

+

+

-

-

-

-

Experiment modules

+

+

-

-

-

-

Problem solver tool with simulation checking

+

+

+

+

+

+

Teacher utilities for problem construction

+

+

+

-

-

-

Class and student evaluation

+

+

+

-

-

-

Training and Examination Mode

+

+

+

-

-

+


Note 2 The Bode Plot is just one of the functions of TINA’s modern Signal Analyzer
Note 3 The Spectrum Analyzer is part of TINA’s Signal Analyzer
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