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ZIF Connector latch fell off for rail connection

The latch(little black tab) for the ZIF connector fell off. All pins are still there, therefore can I slide the ribbon cable in and secure it with some kapton tape?

I'm a beginner to fixing my own stuff so I don't want to have to solder a new ZIF if not necessary.


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All a latch does is hold the connector in place. Provided that you can keep it in place in another way, you should be fine.

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