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Zero Insertion Force And Friction (ZIFF) Connectors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000058896D
Original Publication Date: 1988-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Chikazawa, T Karidis, JP [+details]

Abstract

Providing alternate pins with forward or reverse wipe contacts allows a zero-insertion-force (ZIF) connector to act as a zero- insertion-force-and-friction (ZIFF) connector, eliminating the wipe-related need for rigidity of the cage package.