Flat Ribbon

Posted on December 19, 2012 by KVMG-CMS   |  0 comments

Flat Ribbon cableA type of cable named for its shape. The conductors are bonded together and laid flat in a ribbon-like configuration. Flat ribbon cables are commonly used for connection of internal computer peripherals.

Flat ribbon cables are also designated by their number of conductors, such as 40-pin flat ribbon (40 conductors) or 50-pin flat ribbon (50 conductors). The type of connector used on a flat ribbon cable is typically the IDC.