DownStream Releases Updated Versions of CAM350, DFMStream & BluePrint-PCB

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CAM350 Update Brings New Features and Enhancements

DownStream Technologies, a leading provider of PCB post-processing solutions, has announced the release of updated versions for its flagship products CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB. The latest releases bring new features, performance improvements, and enhanced user experience to streamline PCB fabrication and assembly processes.

What’s New in CAM350?

The latest version of CAM350, a powerful PCB post-processing tool, introduces several new features and enhancements:

Feature Description
Enhanced DFM Analysis Improved design for manufacturability checks to identify potential issues
Streamlined User Interface Redesigned UI for better usability and faster navigation
Faster Gerber and ODB++ Imports Optimized algorithms for quicker file imports
Expanded CAD Format Support Added support for new CAD formats to ensure compatibility

These updates aim to improve productivity, catch design issues early, and ensure smoother collaboration between PCB design and manufacturing teams.

DFMStream Improvements

DFMStream, an automated PCB manufacturability analysis solution, has also received significant updates in this release:

Feature Description
Enhanced Rule Customization More flexibility in defining custom DFM rules
Batch Processing Ability to analyze multiple designs simultaneously for improved efficiency
Detailed Reporting Comprehensive reports with actionable insights for resolving DFM violations

With these improvements, PCB manufacturers can streamline their DFM processes, reduce manual checks, and minimize the risk of production delays caused by design issues.

BluePrint-PCB Updates

BluePrint-PCB, a comprehensive PCB documentation solution, has been updated to offer better usability and enhanced features:

Feature Description
Customizable Templates Ability to create and save custom documentation templates
Improved Graphics Handling Better support for high-resolution images and graphics
Enhanced BOM Management More options for managing and customizing bill of materials (BOM) data
Integration with PLM Systems Seamless integration with popular PLM systems for efficient data management

These updates enable users to create high-quality, professional PCB documentation with ease, while ensuring data consistency and accuracy throughout the product lifecycle.

The Benefits of Upgrading

Upgrading to the latest versions of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB offers several benefits to PCB design and manufacturing teams:

  1. Improved efficiency and productivity
  2. Early identification and resolution of design issues
  3. Streamlined collaboration between design and manufacturing
  4. Enhanced documentation quality and consistency
  5. Reduced risk of production delays and errors

By leveraging these updated tools, companies can optimize their PCB design and manufacturing processes, ultimately leading to faster time-to-market and higher product quality.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. Are the new versions backward compatible with previous releases?

Yes, the latest versions of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB are backward compatible with previous releases, ensuring a smooth transition for existing users.

2. What are the system requirements for running the updated software?

The updated versions of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB require a 64-bit Windows operating system (Windows 10 or newer) and a minimum of 8GB RAM. For detailed system requirements, please refer to the product documentation.

3. Is training available for the new features and enhancements?

Yes, DownStream Technologies offers comprehensive training programs and resources to help users get the most out of the updated software. This includes online tutorials, webinars, and on-site training sessions.

4. How can I upgrade to the latest versions?

Existing customers with active maintenance contracts can upgrade to the latest versions by downloading the installation files from the DownStream Technologies customer portal. For new customers, please contact the DownStream sales team for licensing and purchase options.

5. What is the pricing for the updated versions?

Pricing for the updated versions of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB varies based on the specific product, license type, and number of users. For detailed pricing information, please contact the DownStream sales team.


The latest releases of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB demonstrate DownStream Technologies’ commitment to providing cutting-edge PCB post-processing solutions. With enhanced features, improved performance, and streamlined workflows, these updated tools empower PCB design and manufacturing teams to work more efficiently, collaborate seamlessly, and deliver high-quality products to market faster.

For more information about the updated versions of CAM350, DFMStream, and BluePrint-PCB, visit the DownStream Technologies website or contact their sales team.