Re: [SI-LIST] : Flexible and Passive PCI Backplane?

Paul Levin (
Thu, 01 Jul 1999 13:41:04 -0700

Dear List,

Sorry 'bout that. One and a half inches is fine.


Ingraham, Andrew wrote:

> >Having half of the four cards component-side-down is not a problem;
> >fitting the assembly into about 1.4 vertical inches is.
> Technically, you can't. Each card needs at least 0.570 inches on one side
> plus 0.105 inches on the other plus the thickness of the board (0.07 inches
> max), for a total of 2 * 0.745 = 1.49 inches. If you squeeze it into a
> space only 1.4 inches high, some cards will not fit without
> rubbing/shorting.
> If you know exactly what PCI cards you will be putting into it, this might
> not be a problem for you.
> Regards,
> Andy Ingraham

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