Secure Digital card socket footprint for Altium...

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Does anyone have this? There is one in Altium, but I am unsure of the pinout (non-standard pin names), and the footprint is non-standard...

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witch socket? there are very many different kinds of those with different footprints.

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I am looking for a SMD board edge connector ideally with push-in push-out action.. But at this point any standard footprint will do... ;)

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Is making a footprint so difficult?

(I always wonder why manufacturers in their drawing never specify the center coordinates of every pad in their datasheet)

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Many connectors have varying numbers of contacts within a particular family. Thus, the practice is to show just the pitch and what happens at the ends of the connector.

Jim

Jim Wagner Oregon Research Electronics, Consulting Div. Tangent, OR, USA http://www.orelectronics.net

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I would find it a bit easier if pads where referenced by their center instead from their edges. Usually a dimension shows the distance between edges of a pad, not distance between centers, so before I can enter the center coordinates in the footprint editor I need to calculate the coordinates.

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They should come up with some standard footprint specification, then all PCB apps can import it, and all manufacturers can provide them along with their datasheets.

Hey, I can dream, can't I? :)

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I don't know if this is helpful or not, but it may be worth looking into.

The SFE Footprint Library Eagle has footprints for both SD and Micro-SD sockets. Here

I suspect it is for the ones sold by Spark Fun, but it may get you started.

JC