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Zero Insertion Force Connector

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045682D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-07

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Dawson, CI Taylor, JP [+details]

Abstract

This electronic circuit card to cable connector has zero insertion force characteristics with adequate contact wiping and little adverse effect due to vibration. A pair of complementary, asymmetrically shaped springs are arranged to be brought toward the card and each other by a simple cam and block arrangement.