External storage device

CAFC
  • US 8,705,243 B2
  • Filed: 01/31/2012
  • Issued: 04/22/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/31/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An external storage device comprising:

  • a substrate that includes a connection surface and a component surface, the connection surface opposite the component surface;

    at least one memory die stack mounted on one of the connection surface and the component surface of;

    a controller configured to access the at least one memory die stack, the controller mounted on one of the connection surface and the component surface of the substrate;

    a contact bar mounted on the connection surface of the substrate, the contact bar comprising a cover and a plurality of springs, each of the plurality of springs including a portion that is located at a first distance relative to the connection surface of the substrate;

    a plurality of connection fingers embedded to be exposed upon the cover of the contact bar, wherein the plurality of connection fingers are located at a second distance relative to the connection surface of the substrate, the second distance being less than the first distance; and

    wherein a first interface comprises the plurality of connection fingers, and a second interface comprises the plurality of springs.

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