Structure of slanted DIMM connector for dense arrangement

  • US 5,964,606 A
  • Filed: 07/30/1997
  • Issued: 10/12/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/30/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A slanted card edge connector assembly including at least two connectors closely side by side mounted on a PC board,each of said connectors comprising:

  • an elongated insulative housing defining a central slot for receiving a card therein;

    two raised towers disposed adjacent two opposite ends of the housing;

    at least a standoff support positioned about a front bottom portion of each of said towers;

    whereinsaid support further includes a cut-off generally in alignment with the corresponding tower so as not to interfere with an upper portion of the aligned tower of another adjacent connector which is positioned side by side closely in front of said connector, thereby allowing the connector to be removed from the PC board for repairing without removing said another adjacent connector in front thereof.

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