Original Publication Date: 1993-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Feb-07
When two flexes need to be coupled to a single PC According to the method shown in the drawing, the board under conventional assembly methods, both flexes flexes are not soldered to the PC board. Rather, multi- are hand soldered, one to the bdard and the other on flex clips 10 are reflowed 'onto the PC board pads 12. top of the tint. This method is not reliable since there is The pads 14 of the flexes 16 are then secured tightly a high probability of cold solder joints between the flexes within the clips 10. and the pads of the PC board.