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ribboncables

what are ''Ribbon cables'',where are they used,for what purpose?
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fracheCommented:

Ribbon cables = flat cables

Purpose :
In a computer to connect EIDE or SCSI internal peripherals like harddisk, cdrom, floppy ...
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weebollCommented:
ribbon cables are the flat cables in side pc's used for transfering data typically from the hard drive, cdroms or floppy drives. In the case of harddrives, they have 40 wires laid out in a flat band with sockets to connect to the devices and plug into the motherboard.
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