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Title: High density electrical card connector system

Abstract

An electrical circuit board card connection system is disclosed which comprises a wedge-operated locking mechanism disposed along an edge portion of the printed circuit board. An extrusion along the edge of the circuit board mates with an extrusion fixed to the card cage having a plurality of electrical connectors. The connection system allows the connectors to be held away from the circuit board during insertion/extraction and provides a constant mating force once the circuit board is positioned and the wedge inserted. The disclosed connection system is a simple solution to the need for a greater number of electrical signal connections.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
20018768
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH03000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 29 Feb 2000
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; COMPUTERIZED CONTROL SYSTEMS; ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS; EQUIPMENT INTERFACES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; COMPUTERS; DATA TRANSMISSION

Citation Formats

Haggard, J E, and Trotter, G R. High density electrical card connector system. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Haggard, J E, & Trotter, G R. High density electrical card connector system. United States.
Haggard, J E, and Trotter, G R. Tue . "High density electrical card connector system". United States.
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title = {High density electrical card connector system},
author = {Haggard, J E and Trotter, G R},
abstractNote = {An electrical circuit board card connection system is disclosed which comprises a wedge-operated locking mechanism disposed along an edge portion of the printed circuit board. An extrusion along the edge of the circuit board mates with an extrusion fixed to the card cage having a plurality of electrical connectors. The connection system allows the connectors to be held away from the circuit board during insertion/extraction and provides a constant mating force once the circuit board is positioned and the wedge inserted. The disclosed connection system is a simple solution to the need for a greater number of electrical signal connections.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
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