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Printed circuit cable assembly for top down installation

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Cheng Chin


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A printed circuit cable assembly for top down installation in a disc drive or the like in which a printed circuit cable supporting electrical conductor paths has a body portion, a flex portion and an insertion tab connecting the body portion and flex portion. A PCC support member having a support ramp extending into a slotted gap supports the printed circuit cable with the insertion tab extending into the slotted gap so that the flex portion is extended for attachment to a moveable article, such as the head stack assembly of a disc drive. Preferably, the PCC support member has an indexing bore, and the PCC support member with the supported printed circuit cable is mounted to a support member having an indexing post, the PCC support member positioned so that indexing bore is positioned over the indexing post.

Publication metadata

Inventor(s): Chin CS, Chee WO

Publication type: Patent

Publication status: Published

Year: 2009

Pages: 1-8

Print publication date: 01/08/2009

Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC

Country: US

Source Publication Date: 01/08/2009