Sim card contacts

Alexey Feldgendler alexey at
Thu Jul 17 01:00:02 CEST 2008

On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 00:44:08 +0200, Greg Bonett <greg at> wrote:

> I was thinking about cutting the extra plastic off of the right side of
> the SIM to see if I could get these contacts to line up.  Does anyone
> have any thoughts on this?

The same chip shape is used in all so-called “smart cards”, of which SIM  
cards are one of the possible types. The two contacts you're referring to  
are left to be defined by a particular smart card application, and aren't  
used in SIM cards.

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at>
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