PC Card

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

PC Card exampleAn electronic credit card-sized device that is used to store data permanently. These cards were originally developed to be used with many devices, such as portable computers and digital cameras, but currently, their primary use in laptop computers. The term PC Card is being used in conjunction with the term PCMCIA to help prevent confusion due to the length of the acronym. The image is an example of a wireless network PC card.

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