IC card adapter
Electrical connector for a card reader
Memory card connector
PCMCIA card and associated support and circuitry augmenting apparatus and methods Patent #: 5608607
ApplicationNo. 755957 filed on 11/25/1996
US Classes:361/737, IC card or card member361/752, With housing or chassis361/796, With housing or chassis439/946MEMORY CARD CARTRIDGE
ExaminersPrimary: Gandhi, Jayprakash N.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassH05K 001/14
Foreign Application Priority Data1995-11-25 DE
AbstractA contacting unit for a card with electronic components has a housing with an insertion slot for receiving a card with electronic components. The housing has at least one lateral slot cutout for receiving a card with electronic components. A printed circuit board is positioned within the housing. The printed circuit board has contacting elements for the electronic components of the cards. The housing has a connector field at one lateral side thereof. The printed circuit board is connected to the connector field. The housing is designed so as to receive a plurality of cards in at least one plane of the housing in at least one arrangement including a stacked arrangement, a staggered arrangement, a side-by-side arrangement, an overlapping arrangement, an end-to-end arrangement, and a head-to-tail arrangement.