Edge Connectors

Edge Connectors
An edge connector or card edge connector is a female socket which mates directly with the edge part of single or double-sided PCB (Printed Circuit Board). The edge of the PCB has metallic tracks on it that engage with the contacts in the socket to provide an external electrical connection. In this way, the edge of the PCB acts as a male connector. The connector is held in place by the friction between the board and the socket
Features of an Edge Connector
Housings: The female edge connector consists of a plastic housing which has an opening on one side into which the edge of the PCB is inserted. Edge connector socket housings are often keyed to ensure that they are used the right way up preventing assembly error. Notches or bumps on the housing help to prevent an incorrect device from being inserted
Contacts: Inside the edge connector housing are contacts which connect with the metal traces on the edge of the PCB on insertion. The contacts are made of metal with a thin metallic plating that improves conductivity and prevents rust and corrosion
Termination Types: Edge connectors with IDC contacts can be terminated directly onto ribbon cable. Edge connectors with pins are soldered onto a PCB
Variations
Edge connectors vary in terms of the following:
Rows: Edge connectors are available with one or 2 rows of contacts
Pitch: Edge connectors are available with a range of contact pitches
Number of Contacts: Edge connectors are available with different numbers of contacts
Orientation: Edge connectors are available with a vertical or right angle mounting orientation.
Applications
Edge connectors are commonly used in personal computers for connecting expansion cards or daughtercards and computer memory to the motherboard. These expansion cards include PCI, PCI Express and AGP cards

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RS Stock No. 729-3173
Mfr. Part No.76693-2294
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Straight Female 294 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE
RS Stock No. 174-2030
Mfr. Part No.200890-0106
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PHP33.60
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Right Angle Female 6 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 174-2023
Mfr. Part No.200890-0202
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PHP12.788
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Right Angle Female 2 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 174-2031
Mfr. Part No.200890-0108
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PHP38.50
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Right Angle Female 8 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 729-3155
Mfr. Part No.76691-2108
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PHP927.13
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Straight Female 108 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE
RS Stock No. 167-1740
Mfr. Part No.45714-0001
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PHP361.82
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Straight Female 4 2 2.5mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 40A - 250 V Liquid Crystal Polymer BUS BAR SOCKET EXTREME POWER-EDGE
RS Stock No. 335-634
Mfr. Part No.45719-0006
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PHP763.20
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Straight Female 8 2 - Through Hole Solder Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 40A - 250 V Liquid Crystal Polymer BUS BAR SOCKET EXTREME POWER-EDGE
RS Stock No. 174-2022
Mfr. Part No.200890-0108
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PHP20.46
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Right Angle Female 8 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 167-6478
Mfr. Part No.67910-0002
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PHP125.028
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Right Angle - 52 - 0.8mm Surface Mount Solder Gold - 1.1A Yes 50 V - 67910
RS Stock No. 174-2035
Mfr. Part No.200890-0208
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PHP38.50
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Right Angle Female 8 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 174-2024
Mfr. Part No.200890-0204
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PHP15.345
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Right Angle Female 4 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 174-2028
Mfr. Part No.200890-0102
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PHP22.20
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Right Angle Female 2 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 896-7459
Mfr. Part No.67910-0002
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PHP160.34
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Right Angle - 52 - 0.8mm Surface Mount Solder Gold - 1.1A Yes 50 V - 67910
RS Stock No. 174-2026
Mfr. Part No.200890-0208
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PHP20.46
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Right Angle Female 8 1 2mm Straddle Mount Crimp - - 3A - 125 V Nylon EDGELOCK
RS Stock No. 729-3164
Mfr. Part No.76691-1200
BrandMolex
PHP1,113.27
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Straight Female 200 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE
RS Stock No. 729-3151
Mfr. Part No.76691-2080
BrandMolex
PHP1,165.96
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Straight Female 80 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE
RS Stock No. 170-7254
Mfr. Part No.76691-1200
BrandMolex
PHP1,176.147
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Straight Female 200 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE
RS Stock No. 335-599
Mfr. Part No.45719-0009
BrandMolex
PHP892.08
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Straight Female 8 2 - Through Hole Solder Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 40A - 250 V Liquid Crystal Polymer BUS BAR SOCKET EXTREME POWER-EDGE
RS Stock No. 167-1748
Mfr. Part No.45719-0006
BrandMolex
PHP763.20
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Straight Female 8 2 - Through Hole Solder Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 40A - 250 V Liquid Crystal Polymer BUS BAR SOCKET EXTREME POWER-EDGE
RS Stock No. 167-6368
Mfr. Part No.76691-2108
BrandMolex
PHP874.869
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Straight Female 108 2 0.8mm Through Hole Press-In Gold over Nickel Copper Alloy 1.5A Yes 250 V ac Glass Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic EDGELINE