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Replaceable Logic Card Cartridge

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052801D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Cox, RE [+details]

Abstract

A logic card 10 used in an electrical chassis is rendered replaceable by the user, rather than by a Customer Engineer, by completely enclosing the logic card 10 within a molded, two-piece cartridge 11. The cartridge protects logic card contacts 12 and components 13 when the card is removed, and exposes contacts 12 for electrical connection when cartridge 11 is inserted into an electrical chassis. Vent holes in cartridge 11 permit air circulation within the cartridge, for logic card cooling.