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A plate that covers an opening in a device or a wall to protect it from moisture or dust.
- ‘Simply pull the top green lever up, remove a blanking plate, install your cards and then replace the green lever.’
- ‘It includes a mounting system for this in the form of a PCI blanking plate with a central hole for the dial to be mounted on.’
- ‘Each of the PCI slots are covered with blanking plates and the rest of the case, the side panels are held in place with two thumbscrews.’
- ‘If you remove a card and don't replace it with another, the hole should be closed with a blanking plate.’
- ‘The PCI insert is simply a blanking plate of plastic, it isn't designed to interface with the system in anyway and is there purely to hold the cooler in place.’
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