single in-line package


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single in-line package

[′siŋ·gəl ′in‚līn ′pak·ij]
(electronics)
A packaged resistor network or other assembly that has a single row of terminals or lead wires along one edge of the package. Abbreviated SIP.

single in-line package

A earlier memory chip module that was similar to a single in-line memory module (SIMM), but used pins rather than edge connectors. A single in-line package (SIP) was sometimes called a "single in-line pin package" (SIPP). See SIMM.


SIP Module
SIPs used pins to plug the module into the socket whereas SIMMs and DIMMs use edge connectors like PCI cards.
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