Backplane connector accessories are all the components and additional parts used to make up a backplane. Backplanes are devices composed of a group of backplane connectors lined up in parallel to form a computer bus. Each connector pin is linked to the relevant pin of all the other connectors. They are usually used to connect a number of printed circuit boards.
The function of backplane accessories depends on the type of accessory it is, and what they are designed to be used with. They may help to protect, install, guide or connect the backplane.
There are a wide range of backplane accessories available, but some common types include: