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soviet 'qbus' connectors

Chuck(G)

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It's not that--it's just that staggered pins haven't been standard practice for quite some time--and there was no good reason for the Russians to use that geometry.
 

bqt

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It's not that--it's just that staggered pins haven't been standard practice for quite some time--and there was no good reason for the Russians to use that geometry.

With wirewrap backplanes it makes a lot of sense. You want as much space around pins as you can get.
 
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