Version Comparison

Comparison of TINA 12 versions

TINA and TINA Design Suite version comparisonTINA 
Industrial
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Educational
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Classic
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Basic Plus
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Basic
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Student
32-bit and 64-bit version++++++
Circuit Entry++++++
Schematic Editor++++++
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, SystemC)
+++
Hierarchical and Team Design with Version Control++
Parameter Extractor/Model Maker++
PCB Design (in Design Suite only)
Number of padsunlimitedunlimitedunlimited800200100
Analyses
Multi core support++++++
Enhanced analysis speed & convergence++++++
Max. number of external nodes and nodes in macrosunlimited

unlimited

unlimited

800200100
DC, AC, Transient, Digital, Mixed mode Simulation++++++
Transient Noise Analysis+
Power dissipation and efficiency calculation+
IBIS model import and analysis+
Auto converge Automatic solution of convergence problems+
Steady State Solver (SMPS analysis)+
RF Simulation++++++
RF models given by S-parameters++
S-parameter wizard+
Network Analysis++
Number of components and models34,00034,00025,00025,00025,00025,000
Digital Simulation++++++
VHDL Simulationunlimitedunlimitedunlimitedmax 5000 linesmax 5000 linesmax 5000 lines
Verilogunlimitedmax. 1000 linesmax. 1000 lines
Verilog-Aunlimitedmax. 1000 linesmax. 1000 lines
Verilog-AMSunlimitedmax. 1000 linesmax. 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 & Parametersany11111
Number of Parameters in Parameter Steppingany11111
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