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DS modules plastic posts for sister cards
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DS modules plastic posts for sister cards

DS modules plastic posts for sister cards

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I'm looking to buy some of the little plastic posts that support the sister board cards inside a DS Modules.

Does anyone have a part name or supplier source and also the correct size.

I do see them on Amazon but they come in several sizes and diameters.

I think they are called snap in Board Supports and also come in metal with a screw.

Thanks

RE: DS modules plastic posts for sister cards

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Looks as though they are called PCB spacers

Nylon are 26mm total 15.5mm space
Metal are 22mm total with screws 15.5mm space

RE: DS modules plastic posts for sister cards

I've had the problem of the ends snapping off when trying to insert them into the little holes on the PCB too. I just stopped using them and have had no problems at all, you don't really need them. The metal posts/screws on the opposite side of the board hold it in place and there is enough friction from the multi-pin connector that it's not going to come loose.

RE: DS modules plastic posts for sister cards

Just to jump in here. I used to leave them off but one time I had a problem and I couldn't figure out why the PRI was offline until I pulled the card out and I found out that for some reason over time maybe with heat or expansion contraction of the plastic the connectors between the motherboard and the daughter board actually slightly separated disconnecting in enough so that the board actually was no longer recognized.

So I went for always making sure all the posts are installed and tight referring metal over plastic as designed

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