Low Insertion Force


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Low Insertion Force

(hardware)
(LIF) PGA/SPGA sockets with no handle. The integrated circuit is simply pushed into the socket, and levered out to remove. Most motherboard processor sockets are now ZIF rather than LIF.
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According to the company, the MK1011GAH delivers 100GB across two disk platters, utilises the new ATA-7 interface and delivers a data transfer rate of 100MB/s, while its Low Insertion Force (LIF) connector supports the drive's smaller form factor without inhibiting the performance of the hard disk drive to its hosting device, the company claims.
The most common cause of low insertion force is oversized holes from the drilling and plating operation.
This design offers sufficient contact deflection in limited space, high contact reliability, and low insertion force. Each facing pair of contacts has four points of contact for increased dependability.
Low insertion force, while maintaining end-of-life normal force, is optimal--yet another advantage of orthogonal connector systems.
* Acceptance for premier low insertion force receptacles.
While contacts are traditionally either stamped or machined, new manufacturing techniques are allowing contacts to be wirewound together, resulting in a high reliability contact system that exhibits very low insertion force even with a multiple (highs in 50s) pin and socket design.
The symposium will focus on several areas: embedded passives; backplane/connector systems; high-density interconnect substrate enablers; and low inductance, low insertion force connection systems.

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