QRDude

Use this free software to assist you in building your QRD diffuser

QRDude saves you having to get out the calculator to work out the well depth for your diffuser. It will design standard and advanced 1D panels, plus 2D panels, in normal and inverse variations.

QRDude screenshot
QRDude in Advanced Mode demonstrating well shifting, manual well width, half-width end wells, and imperial units.

 

Features of current version - V3.10

 

Click the image to download QRDude
QRDude is written in Visual Basic 6 and runs under Windows. It requires a screen width of 1024 pixels or higher
Security information:
Filesize 425,984 bytes
MD5 Hash Code 8ad699026ee3c632fac4f0432969e771
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2D panel - default settings
2D panel - default settings

 

Lobes screen
Lobes screen for multiple panels

 

Supporting documentation

An illustrated overview of QRD diffusers can be found on the QRD Technical Overview page - it strongly recommended that you read this first.

For detailed instructions on how to use the calculator, see the QRDude User Guide

To see how mine went together, see the Build page

 

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