In its most basic form, a solenoid is a coil of wire that is wound around a core. Generally, the core has two parts, which consists of a stationary core and a moveable armature, with both parts being spring-loaded. When an electrical current is introduced, a magnetic field moves the armature away from the stationary core or towards it, depending on the solenoid’s use and construction. When the current stops, the spring brings the armature back to its original position.

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When compared to other connector options, the key differentiating factor in blind mate connectors is their mating action. In most electronic assemblies where the connector components cannot be seen or felt, there may be a risk of conducting unsafe or incorrect mating attempts. This is where blind mate connectors come into play. These connectors allow perfect mating to happen when there are sight and touch restrictions.

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A backplane connector is a system of circuits that acts as a connector between the various modules present on a routing or switching device. Also referred to as a backplane board, or backplane, a backplane connector is a circuit that is used as a support structure to connect other PCBs. Backplanes add stability and mechanical strength to other integrated system components like daughterboards.

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