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Livewire Standard

Code: N29AJ

4  out of 5 based on 3 reviews
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  • Real time interactive circuit simulation
  • Large database of component devices
  • Schematic design and capture

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Livewire Standard

• Real time interactive circuit simulation• Large database of component devices• Schematic design and capture• Realistic simulation of maximum component ratings and component destruction• Standard edition includes voltmeter, ammeter and oscilloscope• Export circuits to PCB Wizard 3 order code N31AJ• Integrated publishing with text, graphics and spell-checking support• Free demo and tutorials downloadable from

Livewire is a powerful software package for designing, simulating and analysing electronic circuits. Switches, transistors, diodes, integrated circuits and hundreds of other components can all be connected together to investigate the behaviour of a circuit. There are no limits to what can be designed and no loose connections or faulty components to worry about. However, if the maximum ratings for any components are exceeded, they’ll explode!
The software is supplied on a CD-ROM and requires Microsoft Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0 (with SP6), 2000, XP, Vista or 7. User guide and instructions are included within the software. More information including list of supported components and the differences between Standard and Pro editions can be found at


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  • Has bugs. Limited component parameter values setting e.g. resistors only up to 5watt. Components explode with current overload but not with voltage overload, Component library has glaring omissions e.g. 12volt zener. Has not been revised/bug-fixed since 2009. User-designed devices not supported.

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  • Very good program for the price. I would recommend buying the professional edition for its extended functionality but apart from that its a good all round simulator which is extremely easy to use with a fairly comprehensive component library. I have PCB wizard 3 from New Wave and these interlink easily. 9/10!

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  • Great product at a great price

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  • Nel Morris said:

    Please can you tell me whether Live wire works on a mac okay.

    No sorry this product does not support that.

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  • Robert MacGregor said:

    Do you stock the student version of this?

    Unfortunately not.

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  • Adam said:

    Hi, I am looking for a program for a complete beginner, will this program also explain what each component is and what it does? or would you need some knowlegdge to begin with?

    Basic knowledge would be needed.

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  • Dan said:

    Is the programme compatible with MAC OSX?

    No sorry.

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  • matthew said:

    Does this program include zener diodes.

    Yes the product does support that.

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  • john said:

    is your Pro version downloadable on web and what is the size

    No sorry.

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  • Ste said:

    Does this product also print out PCB track layouts (and does it do routing for me), or is it just a circuit simulator?

    This is just a simulator.

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  • CCDDHH said:

    Hoe does Pro and Home version compare with each other?

    Pro is licensed and circuits designed using it can be used commercially. Home is unlicensed and if circuits designed by the program are used commercially then legal action will follow

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  • Brett Oliver said:

    Do you have maplin price lists to inport into this product?

    Regrettably not sorry.

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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N29AJ Livewire Standard (100+) £29.99
N29AJ Livewire Standard (25+) £31.99
N29AJ Livewire Standard (10+) £33.99
N29AJ Livewire Standard (5+) £35.99
N29AJ Livewire Standard (1+) £39.99

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