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PXIe-8301 Thunderbolt 3 thread pitch.

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What is the thread pitch/screw size for the holes next to the Thunderbolt 3 ports on the card?  Are there any readily available retaining clips that are compatible?  Thunderbolt 3 is great but in a busy production environment it's easily disconnected or damaged with a bump or tug.  I think the larger one is 4-40 but not sure about the smaller hole.

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I think you need to get this cable retainer - I would assume these are compatible as Thunderbolt cables are fairly industry standard.

https://www.sonnettech.com/product/thunderlok3.html 

 

-Santhosh
Semiconductor Validation & Production Test
Soliton Technologies
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NI STS for Mixed signal and RF
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Santo_13,

 

Thank you but unfortunately the screw for the Sonnet is a 4-40.  The screw hole on the side is smaller.  I've looked through various manuals and forums but have not found a single mention of the specs or any hardware made for this.  There has to be something, thank you again.

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Well, that is rather surprising, there is no trace of documentation of that screw.

 

You will get an answer if you contact NI Support

-Santhosh
Semiconductor Validation & Production Test
Soliton Technologies
NI CLD, CTD
LabVIEW + TestStand + TestStand Semiconductor Module (2013 - 2020)
NI STS for Mixed signal and RF
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That's an M2 nut above each connector. The holes at either side are 4-40

 

- Robert

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Thank you!

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