US Patent No. 10,925,167

MODULAR EXPANSION CARD BUS


Patent No. 10,925,167
Issue Date February 16, 2021
Title Modular Expansion Card Bus
Inventorship Kevin Bailey, Seattle, WA (US)
Priscilla Lam, Seattle, WA (US)
Darin Lee Frink, Lake Tapps, WA (US)
Jason Alexander Harland, Seattle, WA (US)
Felipe Enrique Ortega Gutierrez, Tacoma, WA (US)
Assignee Amazon Technologies, Inc., Seattle, WA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,925,167

1. A system, comprising:a card comprising:
a connector on a first edge of the card configured to couple with a corresponding connector of a circuit board such that the card and the circuit board are oriented parallel to one another;
a connector on a second edge of the card configured to couple with a corresponding connector of an adjacent card mounted in a same plane as the card; and
a mounting slot configured to restrict movement of the card in a first direction and allow at least some movement of the card in a second direction, wherein the mounting slot is configured to limit the movement of the card in the second direction to a distance that is less than a width of the connector on the second edge of the card.