Standard: ECIA - EIA RS-406


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This document defines the recommended requirements for multi-contact electric connectors for the purpose of adapting electric conductors to printed-wiring boards, and for the purpose of interconnecting one printed-wiring board to another. It is intended that only those requirements that apply to a particular application need be tested.

Any deviations from this document shall be considered as negotiable.

Purpose: The intent of this document is to provide guidelines by which the user may develop a connector specification. It is also the intent of this document to provide information to be used in the selection of printed circuit connectors.

Types: The type describes the general configuration and intended use.

Type I One-piece connector

Type II Two-piece connector

Classes: See Table I

Size: The size of the connector defines the thickness of the applicable pluggable printed wiring board.

Contact Spacing: The contact spacing centerline to centerline defines the spacing between adjacent contacts. Spacings indicated are recommended standards.

Organization: Electronic Components Industry Association
Document Number: eia rs-406
Publish Date: 1973-01-08
Page Count: 22
Change Type: STBL
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

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