Definition of edge connector in English:

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edge connector

noun

An electrical connector with a row of contacts, fitted to the edge of a printed circuit board to facilitate connection to external circuits.
Example sentences
  • There is a fix for hardware-hitting applications that involves the use of a PCI card with a ribbon cable connecting it to the edge connector on an A1200.
  • The board takes the signals from the pins of the CPU and carries them (via some support circuitry) to the gold edge connector, and hence to your motherboard.
  • The edge connector is keyed, so you can't install it the wrong way.

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