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For a rather cramped design, I need a way to hold a MicroSD card in a "standing"/"upright" position (90° to the PCB, rather than "flat"/"parallel" like most sockets). The card will be plugged and removed very seldomly, probably only once, so I don't care too much about the usability aspects of such a design.

Can anybody point me at a socket like this, if it even exists at all?

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  • \$\begingroup\$ I would suggest using a website like digi-key with filtering to look for it although I can't say I've ever seen one. \$\endgroup\$
    – MadHatter
    Apr 23, 2020 at 14:44
  • \$\begingroup\$ do image search for vertical micro sd ... duckduckgo.com/… \$\endgroup\$
    – jsotola
    Apr 23, 2020 at 14:46
  • \$\begingroup\$ I've seen them for full-size SD cards, but haven't for micro SD. \$\endgroup\$
    – Ron Beyer
    Apr 23, 2020 at 15:49

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If you cant find one, you could try making a very small pcb that holds a SMD SD card holder, with an edge connector on the PCB that can orient it vertically.

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