04558914 is referenced by 112 patents and cites 10 patents.

By providing an input/output module which incorporates post means formed thereon and slider means connected thereto and movable into and out of locking engagement with the post means of an adjacent module, a unique input/output module is achieved that is rapidly mounted to an adjacent module as well as rapidly disconnected therefrom. Preferably, each input/output module incorporates mating connector means positioned on opposite surfaces thereof, whereby each input/output module electronically directly connects to an adjacent module for communication with a central processor.

Title
Readily expandable input/output construction for programmable controller
Application Number
6/422268
Publication Number
4558914
Application Date
September 23, 1982
Publication Date
December 17, 1985
Inventor
Roman Y Gonzales
Andover
MA, US
Jay M Prager
Nashua
NH, US
Agent
Mattern Ware Stoltz & Fressola
Assignee
Gould
IL, US
IPC
H01R 13/62
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