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Is PCB deflection like this okay?

Noirgheos

I know PCBs are generally flexible, but just to make sure. Look to the left of the actual card.

 

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It's fine.

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You mean the sag? Yeah, that little bit is okay.

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You mean the sag? Yeah, that little bit is okay.

I mean the PCB itself, the card looks fine sure, but what about the board?

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I mean the PCB itself, the card looks fine sure, but what about the board?

It's fine. A little bit of flexing is okay.

"It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brain falls out." - Carl Sagan.

"I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you" - Edward I. Koch

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