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I/O Card Locking Cam

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014576D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Oct-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

The invention herein described locks I/O (Input Output) cards and blanks in place with out tools. The I/O blank area (see figure 1) inside of a computer housing accepts I/O device cards such as PCI and AGP (Advanced Graphics Processor) , (see figure 2). When a card is not used a blank may be present (see figure 3). The locking cam (see figure 4) of this invention secures the cards in a single motion