card-edge connector

card-edge connector

[′kärd ‚ej kə′nek·tər]
(electricity)
A connector that mates with printed-wiring leads running to the edge of a printed circuit board on one or both sides. Also known as edgeboard connector.
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A ZIF connector is similar to a card-edge connector for printed circuit boards (PCBs), but takes into account the specific connection needs of flexible circuits.
The Controlinc cards are connected to the control packages by a card-edge connector that can be unplugged by a technician.
There are times when the FR-4 thickness must be selected to meet a physical need, as in the case of a card-edge connector or ZIF end, in which case there is no choice.
By their nature, backplanes often provide large inductances between card-edge connectors and a power supply's bulk capacitance.