Harry F Kurek, Austin R Silvester: Method and apparatus for loading circuit boards. Harry F Kurek, Townsend and Townsend, September 16, 1980: US04222166 (45 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for serially dispensing dual-in-line-type integrated circuit devices for use in manually loading circuit boards. Integrated circuit devices are placed in queues in a plurality of dispensers. The dispensers are adapted to serially release individual circuit devices to an access p ...