Re: CBM edge connectors pitch?

From: Greg King <>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:05:51 -0400
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On 2016-10-14 1:33 PM, Jim Brain wrote:
> Well, I have good news and bad news.  As some have noted here, it
> appears to be a mutation of 5/32"; but, folks are still trying to
> determine the significance of 5/32".  I mean, 1/8" was in general use as
> a measurement (earphone connector) in that timeframe; so, I would expect
> .125" to be more realistic.  But, I continue to ask.

Maybe, it was economics.  Manufacturers already had tools to handle 
screw pitches.  Maybe, they adapted them to manufacturing electronic 
connectors, instead of spending (more) money to create new tools (with 
new sizes).

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