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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
439065000 With provision to conduct electricity from panel circuit to another panel circuit 549
439078000 Distinct contact secured to panel circuit 356
439760100 Within distinct housing spaced from panel circuit arrangement 119
439059000 With mating connector which receives panel circuit edge 101
439063000 For receiving coaxial connector 34
439077000 Flexible panel 33
439064000 With guide for directing panel circuit movement 21
439056000 Connection to lamp or electron tube 14
439085000 Of layers of insulation 2
20080261418Electrical card connector assembly - An electrical card connector assembly includes an electrical card connector (10-23-2008
20100087075CONDUCTIVE CONTACT HOLDER, CONDUCTIVE CONTACT UNIT, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CONDUCTIVE CONTACT HOLDER - A conductive contact holder includes a holder substrate and a holding member. The holder substrate is made of a conductive material and has an opening for holding a conductive contact for inputting and outputting a signal to and from a circuit structure. The holding member is formed by filling the opening with an insulating material, smoothing the surface of the insulating material, and forming a hole through the insulating material for inserting the conductive contact.04-08-2010
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20110177698CARD CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A card connector assembly includes a substrate, a card connector, and a stud member. The card connector is mounted on the substrate, and includes a pin member which has a neck section and an engagement section coupled to the tip side of the neck. The stud member is provided on the substrate, and has an elastic insert section through which the neck section of the pin member is inserted. The neck section of the pin member is configured to have a floating structure with the stud member.07-21-2011
20100184305COMPENSATION OF THERMAL EXPANSION IN SMT INTERCONNECTS - The present invention relates to a method of providing end and center locating connectors in interconnects between surface mount technology (SMT) connectors and printed circuit boards (PCBs). The connectors are adapted to maintain their connection even when the printed circuit board and/or the SMT connector expands or contracts.07-22-2010
20120171877INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CHIP AND FABRICATION METHOD - An electrical connection structure for an integrated circuit chip includes a through via provided in a opening and a laterally adjacent void that are formed in a rear face of a substrate die. A front face of the substrate die includes integrated circuits and a layer incorporating a front electrical interconnect network. The via extends through the substrate die to reach a connection portion of the front electrical interconnect network. An electrical connection pillar made of an electrically conductive material is formed on a rear part of the electrical connection via above the void. A local external protection layer may at least partly cover the electrical connection via and the electrical connection pillar.07-05-2012
20080261415ELECTRICAL CONNECTION BOARD AND ASSEMBLY OF SUCH A BOARD AND A SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENT COMPRISING AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT CHIP - An electrical connection board includes electrical connection terminals on one face with a view toward connecting with a semiconductor component and electrical connection tracks connected respectively to these terminals. The terminals are arranged in a square matrix having two orthogonal directions. On its face, the board includes a multiplicity of identical adjacent connection groups, each group having N adjacent terminals and N tracks placed along this direction while extending towards an edge of the matrix. The terminals of a group are offset by one pitch relative to the terminals of an adjacent group. The board and a semiconductor component are connected together by electrical connection balls.10-23-2008
20110189865ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - Connector jacks are surface-mounted on one surface of a substrate. A reinforcing member reinforces the connector jacks. On the reinforcing member, a first reinforcing part, which is in contact with the back of the surface of the substrate on which the connector jack is mounted, and second reinforcing parts, which elastically urge the top surface of the connector jacks, are formed.08-04-2011
20130034971INTERCONNECTING MECHANISM FOR 3D INTEGRATED CIRCUIT - An interconnecting mechanism is provide, which includes paired first sub-interconnecting mechanisms and paired second sub-interconnecting mechanisms. The first pair of sub-interconnecting mechanisms includes first and second axially symmetrical spiral conductive elements. The second pair of sub-interconnecting mechanisms includes third and fourth axially symmetrical spiral conductive elements. Configuring the pairs of sub-interconnecting mechanisms in a differential transmission structure having a spiral shape is used to avert sounds and noise signals between different chips or substrates caused by a miniaturizing fabrication process or an increased wiring density.02-07-2013
20120208379AC INLET - An AC inlet is electrically connected to a circuit board of an electronic device and includes an insulating body, two electrical conductive pins and two electrical conductive elastic pieces. The insulating body has an insertion trough through which the electrical conductive pins are disposed. The electrical conductive elastic pieces are electrically connected to the two electrical conductive pins and the circuit board. Each electrical conductive elastic piece comprises a connecting portion electrically connected to the electrical conductive pin, a bending portion extending from the connecting portion, and a fixing portion extending from the bending portion to be electrically connected to the circuit board. The elastic deformation of the bending portion protects the electrical connection between the electrical conductive pins and the circuit board. The present invention prevents against solder cracks caused by shaking forces during its removal and plugging. Further, the time and cost for assembly are reduced.08-16-2012
20110230064ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND ASSEMBLY THEREOF - An electrical connector assembly includes an electrical connector, a chip located and a printed circuit board located at opposite sides of the anisoptropic conductive film. The electrical connector has an anisoptropic conductive film and a loading mechanism. The anisoptropic conductive film includes an adhesive and a number of conductive particles dispersed in the adhesive. The anisoptropic conductive film has conductivity only in a thicknesswise direction by pressing. The loading mechanism can exert pressure on the anisoptropic conductive film so that the chip and the printed circuit board electrically couples with each other.09-22-2011
20130045611ELECTRONIC MODULE PACKAGES AND COMMUNICATION ASSEMBLIES - An electronic module package including an electronic module configured to receive input signals and process the input signals to provide output signals. The electronic module package also includes an interposer that has a substrate with opposite board and module surfaces. The electronic module is mounted to the module surface. The interposer includes electrical contacts along the module surface that are communicatively coupled to the electronic module through the substrate. The electronic module package also includes a connector receptacle having a receptacle housing coupled to the interposer. The receptacle housing defines a reception space that is located over and permits access to the electrical contacts. The connector receptacle is configured to receive an electrical connector within the reception space to electrically couple the electrical contacts and the electrical connector. The connector receptacle holds the electrical connector therein in a mated position.02-21-2013
20110008974CIRCUIT DESIGN ASSEMBLIES - Circuit design assemblies, referred to herein as a “SpinBoard” and “SpinConnector” assemblies, are disclosed. The assemblies may include any of a variety of advantageous structures, including for example a board with a grid defining circuit point positions, and SpinConnector structures for building circuits. The disclosed SpinConnector structures may include advantageous features such as pin and plate structures that allow building fixed or articulating connector chains, and improved contact structures for conductive contact with electronic components. Software for designing the provided assemblies is also disclosed.01-13-2011
20090305520CONNECTOR - A connector includes a main body, two fixing arms and a plurality of signal transmission pins. The main body has a socket and an outer wall, wherein the outer wall surrounds the socket. The two fixing arms are connected to two sides of the outer wall for attaching the main body to a circuit board. The signal transmission pins are connected to the outer wall for electrically connecting with the circuit board.12-10-2009
20130072036CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY FOR CONVERTING BETWEEN PARALLEL SIGNALS AND SERIAL SIGNALS - A connector assembly includes a first connector, a second connector, a first controller, an inter-integrated circuit (I2C), and a second controller. The first connector is electrically connected between a first element and the first controller. The second connector is electrically connected between a second element and the second controller. The I2C is electrically connected between the first controller and the second controller. The first connector receives and outputs a number of parallel signals from the first element. The first controller converts the parallel signals into two serial signals. The I2C transmits the two serial signals to the second controller. The second controller converts the two serial signals into a number of parallel signals.03-21-2013
20130164950ATTACHMENT MECHANISM FOR ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - An attachment mechanism for an electronic component includes a circuit board and a fastener. The circuit board includes a first connector connected to a second connector of the electronic component. The fastener includes two operation portions and a connection portion connected between the operation portions. The operation portions clamp the first connector. A hook extends from a top of the connection portion to engage with a first end of the electronic component.06-27-2013
20090093136Single Shot Molding Method For COB USB/EUSB Devices With Contact Pad Ribs - A dual-personality extended USB (EUSB) system supports both USB and EUSB memory cards using an extended 9-pin EUSB socket. Each EUSB device 101 includes a PCBA having four standard USB metal contact pads disposed on an upper side of a PCB, and several extended purpose contact springs that extend through openings defined in the PCB. A single-shot molding process is used to form both an upper housing portion on the upper PCB surface that includes ribs extending between adjacent contact pads, and a lower molded housing portion that is formed over passive components and IC dies disposed on the lower PCB surface. The passive components are mounted using SMT methods, and the IC dies are mounted using COB methods. The extended 9-pin EUSB socket includes standard USB contacts and extended use contacts that communicate with the PCBA through the standard USB metal contacts and the contact springs.04-09-2009
20110059626Shieled connector having leveling arrangement ensuring reliable interconnection - A shield connector (03-10-2011
20110014800MINIATURIZED CONNECTORS AND METHODS - Improved miniaturized interconnect connector apparatus and methods for their manufacture. These miniaturized interconnect connectors minimize overall size, while at the same time offering acceptable and even improved electrical performance over prior art interconnect connector designs. In one exemplary embodiment, the interconnect connector comprises a plug and corresponding receptacle manufactured from a laser direct structuring (LDS) polymer material. In another embodiment, the interconnect connector comprises a composite structure which takes advantages of the properties of multiple selected materials. In yet another embodiment of the invention, precisely plated polymers such as the aforementioned LDS polymer are utilized in conjunction with known technologies such as flexible printed circuits (FPC) to produce miniaturized interconnect connectors.01-20-2011
20120115338POSITIONING STRUCTURE OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - The present invention provides a positioning structure of the electrical connector comprising a housing with a slot and a plurality of terminals, at least two side arms positioned on the two side of the housing, every side arm is comprising an extension plate which assembled to the housing, a movable arm and a fixed arm, and the fixed arm has an inserting plate extending downwardly, and at least two positioning sets respectively receiving the side arms. Every positioning set comprises a straight plate and the bent plates respectively positioned on the two sides of the straight plate, a receiving chamber is formed between the bent plates for receiving the inserting plate. Thus by having the bottom portion of the straight plate of the positioning set and every bent plate welded to the circuit board in order to increase the welding area, and to restrict the side arm by every positioning set, thus not only the housing is precisely positioned and also the fine adjustment during the assembling can be implemented; therefore, the present invention provides the convenience for assembling, the stability for welding and accordingly to increase the yield.05-10-2012
20090011617CONNECTION STRUCTURE BETWEEN PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - Each wiring pattern is composed of a conductor layer and a tin plating layer, and includes a tip portion, a connection portion and a signal transmission portion. The width of the tip portion is equal to the width of the signal transmission portion, and the width of the connection portion is smaller than the widths of the tip portion and the signal transmission portion. The connection portions of wiring patterns and bumps of an electronic component are connected to one another, respectively, by heat-sealing when the electronic component is mounted. Respective distances A01-08-2009
20110143557ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED FASTENING DEVICE - An electrical connector includes a housing including a mating portion defining a mating direction and located on the front portion thereof and a supporting portion rearward extending from the mating portion, a plurality of contacts receiving in the housing, a cover assembled on the housing, a plurality of cables electrically connected to the contacts. The housing further includes a pair of wing portions extending from an rear wall of the mating portion and defining substantially a Z-like configuration in a top view.06-16-2011
20120015528CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An apparatus includes a connector port. The connector port includes an upright portion configured to connect to a connection of a motherboard and two connection portions extending from the upright portion. An angle between the two connection portions is greater than 0 degrees and less than 180 degrees. Each of the two connection portions are configured to connect with a connector.01-19-2012
20110294308SUBSTRATE AND IC SOCKET - There is provided a substrate that includes a base substrate, a socket that has a step where the step has a first surface and a second surface, the socket being electrically coupled with the base substrate at the first surface; and a connection substrate that is disposed between the second surface and the base substrate, where the connection substrate is electrically coupled with the socket at the second surface.12-01-2011
20110294307PCB HAVING CONNECTOR SOCKET MATING WITH TERMINAL PLUG OF FPCB - A PCB includes a mounting surface, a face-down connector socket, a face-up connector socket, and a number of electronic components. The mounting surface defines two connector outlines arranged in a back-to-back fashion. The face-down connector socket and the face-down connector socket are selectively mounted to the mounting surface within the corresponding connector outlines to facilitate a connection with a terminal plug of an FPCB. The electronic components are mounted to the mounting surface, outside the connector outlines.12-01-2011
20100267252ELECTRONIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRONIC CONTROL DEVICE USING THE SAME - An electronic component includes an electronic component body having lead wires led out therefrom and compliant pins. Compliant pins include connections to be connected to lead wires and are in contact, at end surfaces on the other side thereof, with a lead-wire lead-out surface of the electronic component body. Compliant pins are provided at one end thereof with connectors to be press-fitted into the throughholes of a circuit board.10-21-2010
20100267253Electrical Connector - An electrical connector (10-21-2010
20110201214RECEPTACLE STRUCTURE, PRINTED WIRING BOARD STRUCTURE, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A receptacle structure includes a housing structure, a terminal insulating board, a first terminal and a second terminal. The housing structure is configured to be mounted on a printed wiring board and to accommodate a plug. The terminal insulating board includes a top face and a bottom face that is opposite to the top face. The terminal insulating board is disposed inside the housing structure with the bottom face facing towards the printed wiring board. The first terminal is connected to the printed wiring board via the first rear connection part and to the terminal insulating board. The second terminal is connected to the printed wiring board via the first front connection part and to the terminal insulating board. The first front connection part has a width narrower than the first rear connection part and is connected to the printed wiring board away from the first rear connection part.08-18-2011
20110201215RECEPTACLE, PRINTED WIRING BOARD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - In a receptacle, a ground terminal includes a bottom face connection portion connected to a bottom face of a terminal insulating board and a forward connection portion that is distanced from an opening. A signal terminal includes a top face connection portion connected to a top face on the opposite side of the bottom face connection portion and a rearward connection portion that is provided closer to the opening than the forward connection portion.08-18-2011
20100099274Sinking Type Electrical Connector and Assembly of the Sinking Type Electrical Connector and a Circuit Board - A sinking type electrical connector is adapted for coupling to a circuit board. The sinking type electrical connector includes a body and at least one limiting unit. The body has a front end portion, a connecting portion provided in the front end portion, and a top surface. The limiting unit is provided at one side of the body and includes a plurality of limiting portions respectively located at different levels. A selected one of the limiting portions of the limiting unit which are at different levels is brought to engage the circuit board so that a distance from the top surface of the body to the circuit board is changeable.04-22-2010
20110171838SEGMENTED CONTACTOR - A method of fabricating a large area, multi-element contactor. A segmented contactor is provided for testing semiconductor devices on a wafer that comprises a plurality of contactor units mounted to a substrate. The contactor units are formed, tested, and assembled to a backing substrate. The contactor units may include leads extending laterally for connection to an external instrument such as a burn-in board. The contactor units include conductive areas such as pads that are placed into contact with conductive terminals on devices under test.07-14-2011
20090280656ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector (11-12-2009
20080293261ARRANGEMENT OF AT LEAST ONE POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE AND A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - An arrangement between a power semiconductor module and a printed circuit board is disclosed, A printed circuit board includes strip conductors, and a power semiconductor module includes a module housing and power terminals. The power terminals extend to the exterior of the module housing and into contact with the strip conductors. A heat sink is disposed on a side of the power semiconductor module opposite the circuit board. A deformable means is disposed between the module housing and the circuit board and is configured to relieve a contact pressure load on the power terminals. A contact-pressure element is disposed on a side of the circuit board opposite the power semiconductor module. The contact-pressure element is integral with a first housing part of an arrangement housing, and the heat sink is integral with a second housing part of the arrangement housing. The two housing parts enclose the circuit board.11-27-2008
20080207010Electrical connector and combination connector having the same - An electrical connector includes a housing having a first sidewall surface and a second sidewall surface extending in a first direction in parallel to each other with a first distance therebetween; a first terminal having a first contact portion protruding from the first sidewall surface in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction; a second terminal having a second contact portion protruding from the second sidewall surface; and an extension portion having a first external wall surface and a second external wall surface. The extension portion is arranged so that a center point between the first external wall surface and the second external wall surface is shifted with respect to a center point between the first contact portion and the second contact portion. The first external wall surface extends in parallel to the second external wall surface with a second distance larger than the first distance.08-28-2008
20090286408CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A housing having a first portion and a second portion for holding a cable device presenting a plurality of cables extending to a communication plate extending to an output outlet to cooperate with external devices. A locking device defined in the second portion to receive the plurality of cables and prevent movement of the plurality of cables relative within the housing. The housing is formed from metals, metal alloys, and combination thereof.11-19-2009
20090291571DONGLES AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING A DONGLE - A dongle for connecting a disk drive assembly to the backplane of a storage enclosure is disclosed. The dongle includes: a housing having a disk drive connector portion having a plurality of contact pins for connecting to a disk drive assembly and having a PCB holding portion having walls that define a recess; and, a PCB located within the recess, the PCB having a plurality of contact fingers on at least one surface at an edge of the PCB to form a backplane connector for connecting to the backplane. At least some of the disk drive connector contact pins are in electrical connection with at least some of the contact fingers of the backplane connector.11-26-2009
20120289065CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING INKJET HEAD - According to one embodiment, a circuit board includes a board main body, an electrode, a circuit plate and a connector. The board main body includes a first surface, a second surface located opposite to the first surface, a first side edge that extends between the first surface and the second surface, and a second side edge that extends between the first surface and the second surface and intersects the first side edge. The second side edge is provided with a fitting part. The electrode is provided on the first surface. The circuit plate is soldered to the electrode and has flexibility. The connector is attached to the board main body. A cable is inserted into the connector in a direction perpendicular to the first side edge.11-15-2012
20080286990Direct Package Mold Process For Single Chip SD Flash Cards - A Secure Digital device including a PCBA having passive components mounted on a PCB using surface mount technology (SMT) techniques, and active components (e.g., controller and flash memory) mounted using chip-on-board (COB) techniques. The components are mounted only on one side of the PCB, and then a molded plastic casing is formed over both sides of the PCB such that the components are encased in the plastic, and a thin plastic layer is formed over the PCB surface opposite to the components. The molded plastic casing is formed to include openings that expose metal contacts provided on the PCB, and ribs that separate the openings. In one embodiment the metal contacts are formed on the same side as the thin plastic layer, and in an alternate embodiment the metal contacts are formed on a block that is mounted on the PCB during the SMT process.11-20-2008
20080286988ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An electronic control unit includes a circuit board, a case, and a group of a plurality of bus bars fixed to the case by insert molding. The bus bars each include a terminal portion having a constant-width portion, and a base portion which is wider than the constant-width portion. The base portions of the respective bus bars are arranged parallel to each other in the width direction thereof. Each bus bar is bent at a bent portion of its base portion. The terminal portion of each bus bar extends through the circuit board and is soldered to and electrically connected to a terminal connecting portion of an electrical circuit on the circuit board at a soldered portion. The bent portions of alternate bus bars are offset from the bent portions of the other bus bars in the longitudinal direction of the bus bars, whereby the soldered portions of the respective terminal portions are arranged in a staggered manner.11-20-2008
20080286989Connector for an Electrical Circuit Embedded in a Composite Structure - According to one embodiment, a connector for a composite structure includes at least one conducting element that is coupled to a node of an electrical circuit embedded in a composite structure. The composite structure has two opposing surfaces in which the conducting element is disposed essentially between the surfaces of the composite structure.11-20-2008
20130012038HIGH PERFORMANCE, SMALL FORM FACTOR CONNECTOR - Techniques for improving electrical performance of a connector. The techniques are compatible with the form factor of a standardized connector, such as an SFP connector or stacked SFP. The resulting connector has reduced insertion loss for high speed signals. Such techniques, which can be used separately or together, include shaping of conductive elements within the connector while still retaining the same mating contact arrangement. Changes may be made at the contact tail portions or in the intermediate portions where engagement to a connector housing occurs. The techniques also include the incorporation of lossy bridging members between conductive elements designated to be ground conductors. For connectors according to the stacked SFP configuration, multiple bridging members may be incorporated at multiple locations within the connector.01-10-2013
20090130866INTEGRATED CONNECTING PORT MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH THE SAME - An integrated connecting port module is suitable for an adapter having one terminal which is a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) adapting port and the other terminal which is a Digital Visual Interface (DVI) adapting port. The integrated connecting port module includes a case, an HDMI port and at least one expansion port. The case has a width not smaller than that of the DVI adapting port. The HDMI port and the expansion port are installed on the case and are stacked. An electronic device including the integrated connecting port module is also disclosed.05-21-2009
20090163044SWITCH FOR PERIPHERAL I/O DEVICES - A switch for switching a set of peripheral devices between two computers comprises at least one chip. The at least one chip has a selected signal pin, a group of invariable pins and two groups of variable pins. Each invariable pin corresponds to two variable pins. The group of invariable pins connects to the peripheral devices. Each of the two groups of variable pins connects to one of the two computers. Each invariable pin selectively connects to one of the corresponding two variable pins depending on the states of the selected signal pin to connect the set of peripheral devices to the selected computer.06-25-2009
20090298303SOCKET CONNECTOR WITH POWER BLADE - A power blade is provided for a socket connector that connects a module card to a circuit board. The power blade includes a bus extending along a longitudinal axis, and a plurality of individual electrical contacts extending from the bus such that the electrical contacts are each electrically connected to the bus. The electrical contacts are located adjacent one another along the longitudinal axis. Each of the electrical contacts includes a side mating portion configured to electrically connect to the module card. The side mating portions of the electrical contacts lie in approximately a common plane.12-03-2009
20090163045PLATED DIELECTRIC FRAME WITH INTEGRATED CONNECTOR - A connector assembly of complex shape has a connector body with possesses a plurality of distinct surfaces both parallel and intersecting. Laser directed structuring is used to form patterns of conductive traces on the surfaces of the connector body and raised ribs are formed along the traces and interposed between them to form channels that encompass at least portions of the traces. The raised ribs increase the time in which plating solution can dwell over the laser excited areas and also form abrasion barriers to prevent abrasion for the conductive traces during the plating thereof.06-25-2009
20090325394Socket for an Electronic Device - One embodiment of the present invention is a socket useful to contact an electronic device, the socket including: (a) a body comprised of two or more contactor holder plates, each including one or more through holes; and (b) one or more contactors are disposed in one or more of the through holes; wherein an aperture in the body is adapted for introduction of thermal transfer fluid between two or more of the contactor holder plates.12-31-2009
20100248500MOTOR DRIVER AND CONNECTION APPARATUS THEREOF - A motor driver includes a circuit board and a connection apparatus. The connection apparatus includes two connection components. Each connection component includes two connection portions and a number of pins. The two connection components are mounted to the circuit board to connect to a positive pole and a negative pole of the circuit board correspondingly via the number of pins. The two connection portions are configured for being connected to wires.09-30-2010
20110143558ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CABLE FIXATION - An electrical connector includes a housing including a mating portion located in the front portion thereof, a plurality of contacts received in the housing and each including a tail extending out of the rear wall of the housing, a cover assembled on the housing, and a plurality of cables. The mating portion of the housing defines a mating direction and a rear wall. The cables each includes an inner conductor electrically connected to the tail of the contact, an inner insulation layer, an shielding braids and an outer insulation layer. The rear wall includes a plurality of ribs every two of which form a receiving slot therebetween and a plurality of protrusions every two of which form a fastening slot therebetween. The ribs and the protrusions respectively extend in two rows along a horizontal direction perpendicular to the mating direction and form a groove therebetween. The outer insulation layers of the cables are fastened in the receiving slots and the inner insulation layers are fastened in the fastening slots.06-16-2011
20090075493Electrical connector with fastening structure - An electrical connector (03-19-2009
20110230065CONNECTOR HOUSING WITH LIGHT GUIDE ELEMENT - A connector housing according to the invention has at least one connector for electrical connection with a complementary plug-in element, a base, which is designed for mounting on a printed circuit board, and a light guide arranged in or on the connector housing. The light guide terminates flush with the bottom of the base provided for mounting on the printed circuit board or projects therebeyond. An arrangement according to the invention comprises a printed circuit board with at least one via, at least one luminescent element for emitting electromagnetic radiation and at least one connector housing with at least one light guide for receiving and guiding electromagnetic radiation. The connector housing is arranged in such a way on a first side of the printed circuit board and the luminescent element is arranged in such a way on a second side of the printed circuit board that the luminescent element, when switched on, radiates through the via in the printed circuit board into the light guide.09-22-2011
20110230063SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING LOADING DEVICE WITH LEVER SUPPORTED BY SUPPORTING MEMBER - A socket connector mounted on a mother board includes a socket body with a plurality of contacts received therein, a load plate rotatable with respect to the socket body and capable of being located in a closed position above the socket body, a load lever engaged with the load plate to lock the load plate in the closed position, and a locking member. The load lever has a fastened portion engaged with locking member. The locking member has a supporting portion below the fastened portion for preventing the load lever from touching the mother board and a latching portion above the fastened portion for preventing the load lever from upwardly escaping away from the locking member.09-22-2011
20090117754MINI DISPLAYPORT - Connectors having a smaller profile. These connectors are useful as a reduced form factor DisplayPort connector. Keys on a receptacle are used to indicate when an insert is fully engaged. Edges of the receptacle and insert are chamfered in such a way as to prevent the pins of the connector from being damaged when an improper insertion is attempted. User experience is also enhanced by the use of one or more latches. As the connector is inserted, the latch provides resistance that builds until the connector is inserted a certain distance, after which the latch enters a cutout portion of the insert thus releasing the pressure and letting the user know the connection has been made. Fingers are employed to provide mechanical stability and electrical connection between receptacle and insert.05-07-2009
20090117755CONNECTOR - A press-in hole (05-07-2009
20080268664ZIF socket connector having improved guiding mechanism system - An electrical connector (10-30-2008
20120244726DATA STORAGE DEVICE - A data storage device includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a connection tab, a dummy tab and a guiding member. A memory chip is mounted on the PCB. The connection tab is formed on a first surface of the PCB to electrically connect the PCB with a first cable. The dummy tab is formed on the first surface of the PCB. The guiding member is formed on the dummy tab to guide an insertion direction of the first cable. Thus, the data storage device without a separate connector may be manufactured by a relatively simple process at a lower cost.09-27-2012
20100184306CONDUCTIVE CONTACT HOLDER AND CONDUCTIVE CONTACT UNIT - Provided are a conductive contact holder and a conductive contact unit that enable a test to be performed in a precise temperature environment. For this objective, a construction includes a holder substrate that individually receives plural conductive contacts, and a floating member attached to the holder substrate such that a distance from a surface of the holder substrate is varied within a predetermined range by an external force. The floating member has plural hole sections into which a front end section of each of the conductive contacts received in the holder substrate is inserted. A gap between the holder substrate the floating member at least a part of a passage of fluid introduced from outside of the conductive contact holder.07-22-2010
20110059627CONNECTOR - A connector is provided which includes a housing having a plurality of pinholes which are connectable to a signal cable and through which a plurality of electrical signals are transmitted or received, and a plurality of connection pins extending from the housing where a first end of each connection pin is electrically connected to at least one of the plurality of pinholes, and a second end of each connection pin is mountable on a printed circuit board (PCB), wherein the total number of the plurality of connection pins is less than the total number of the plurality of pinholes.03-10-2011
20110059625MODULAR CONNECTOR SYSTEM - A connector assembly includes a subsidiary circuit board, connectors, and an interposer assembly. The subsidiary circuit board includes opposite sides. The connectors are mounted to the opposite sides of the subsidiary circuit board and are electrically coupled with the subsidiary circuit board. The connectors are configured to mate with mating connectors. The interposer assembly is joined with the subsidiary circuit board. The interposer assembly includes a dielectric housing and elongated contacts that extend between opposite outer ends along a vertical axis and are held by the housing. The interposer assembly mates with the subsidiary circuit board and is configured to mate with a main circuit board such that the outer ends of the contacts electrically couple the connectors mounted to the subsidiary circuit board with the main circuit board.03-10-2011
20100159715CONNECTOR WITH STORAGE FUNCTION - A connector with storage function includes a housing, a seat body, a terminal group, a storage module, and a cover. The housing has a receptacle at a front end, and an opening at a rear end. The seat body is disposed in the housing, and includes a block. The block has a supporting portion and a plurality of slots. The terminal group is disposed on the supporting portion and in the slot. The terminal group further includes a hollow opening at a rear end. The storage module electrically connects with the terminal group, and has a printed circuit board disposed thereon. The printed circuit board electrically connects with a storage unit. The cover has a first cover and a second cover and is disposed in the hollow opening of the seat body. The connector not only stores data required by electronic product, but also increases storage capacity of the electronic product.06-24-2010
20100159714APPARATUS AND METHODS - Apparatus configured to be foldable from an unfolded configuration into an in-use folded configuration. The apparatus, when in the unfolded configuration, comprising: a flexible substrate having first and second opposing ends with respective first and second connectors located at respective first and second opposing ends; and a third connector located on the flexible substrate between the first and second opposing ends. The apparatus is configured to be folded from the unfolded configuration into the in-use folded configuration to bring the first and second connectors together.06-24-2010
20100323533WIRE TO BOARD CONNECTOR - An electrical connector for connecting wires to components includes an insulative body member having a longitudinally extending leg defined between opposite longitudinal ends. A plurality of spaced apart side walls define adjacently disposed connector positions along the leg. A wire insertion opening is defined in a front wall of the body member at each of the connector positions. A connector element is disposed transverse to the leg at each of the connector positions. The connector element includes a first resilient contact arm extending above the side walls for pressing mating contact with a conductive pad of a separate respective component. The connector element includes a second resilient contact arm in biased engagement against a shoulder of the body member. Upon insertion of an exposed conductive wire core through the wire insertion opening, the wire core causes the second resilient contact arm to flex towards and remain in biased electrical contact engagement against the wire core.12-23-2010
20120129361SOCKET AND DEVICE HAVING THE SOCKET - A socket for providing an electric connection between a package and an electronic circuit board, the socket includes a package mounting area in which the package is mounted and an isotropic elastic body provided on the package mounting area and having a continuous shape along four side walls of the package so as to press the four side walls of the package.05-24-2012
20120196456INTEGRATED CONNECTOR APPARATUS AND METHODS - An electrical connector mountable on a printed circuit board. In one embodiment, the electrical connector comprises an insulative housing comprising one or more electronic components, a plurality of electrical conductors in signal communication with the electronic components and adapted to interface with a plug and a plurality of terminals in signal communication with the one or more electronic components. In one aspect, the plurality of terminals are adapted to interface with one or more externally mounted electronic components on the printed circuit board thereby filtering signals passing between the electrical conductors and the printed circuit board, with the externally mounted electronic components mounted within the footprint of the electrical connector. Methods of manufacture for the aforementioned electrical connector and business methods are also disclosed.08-02-2012
20110237093BUILT-IN USB3.0 RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A build-in USB 3.0 receptacle connector is disposed for a main board located within a computer, the build-in USB 3.0 receptacle includes an insulated housing, a plurality cavities, a plurality set of circuit boards, a plurality set of connective terminals and a plurality of conductive terminals. The cavities are recessed from a front-end surface of the insulated housing, the circuit boards disposed and suspended in the cavities and having a first surface, a second surface and multiple golden-fingers disposed on the front fringe of the first surface. Each set of the connective terminal is connected to the rear fringe of the second surface and electrically connected to the golden-fingers disposed on the first surface. The conductive terminals are disposed in the cavities, respectively, and each of the conductive terminals has a contact segment disposed on the front fringe of the first surface which is behind the golden-fingers. Therefore, the insulated housing has a plurality of stocking USB 3.0 sockets is used for inserting USB devices.09-29-2011
20090068855MODULAR BOARD TO BOARD CONNECTOR - A connector assembly has a receptacle module and a pin module that interconnect. Stiffener engagement projections and recesses are provided along the sides of the receptacle and pin modules in an alternating fashion. The recesses are sized and shaped to receive the stiffener engagement projections of a respective neighboring module. Stainless steel elongated stiffener plates removably engage the pin and receptacle modules in both an X-direction and/or a Y-direction. The stiffener plates have slots that extend partly through the plates and align with the stiffener engagement projections and receiving recesses. The slots receive respective ones of the projections of the neighboring pin and receptacle modules.03-12-2009
20110008976Electrical Connectors Configured To Prevent Improper Connection Of A Component Module - In one embodiment, an electrical connector adapted to receive a component module includes a body that defines a socket into which the module can be inserted, and an obstruction element adapted to physically interfere with the module when it is attempted to seat the module within the connector with the module only partially inserted into the socket.01-13-2011
20110008975Connector assembly - A connector assembly has a first connector and a second connector matable with the first connector. The first connector includes a first contact having a first contact portion and a first housing configured to hold the first contact. The second connector includes a second contact having a second contact portion that is brought into contact with the first contact portion and a second housing configured to hold the second contact. The connector assembly further includes a positioner operable to position the second contact portion in a first direction so that the second contact portion corresponds to the first contact portion when the second connector is moved relative to the first connector along the first direction. The connector assembly further includes a movement guide operable to guide a relative movement of the second connector relative to the first connector along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction in a state in which the second contact portion has been positioned in the first direction until the second contact portion is brought into contact with the first contact portion.01-13-2011
20100178778RADIOFREQUENCY CONTACTOR - A radiofrequency contactor includes a testing circuit board having a dielectric substrate, a lower ground conductor on a lower surface of the dielectric substrate, and a radiofrequency signal wiring conductor on an upper surface of the dielectric substrate, a radiofrequency signal pin contactor located on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate and connected to the radiofrequency signal wiring conductor, a ground block located on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate and spaced apart from the radiofrequency signal wiring conductor and the radiofrequency signal pin contactor, and a first side ground conductor and a second side ground conductor provided on the upper surface of the dielectric substrate and spaced apart from the radiofrequency signal wiring conductor and the radiofrequency signal pin contactor.07-15-2010
20090311883ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a printed circuit board, a plug fixedly and electrically connected to the printed circuit board, an electromagnetic shielding cover configured for encompassing the printed circuit board, a reinforced frame configured for framing the plug and the electromagnetic shielding cover to the circuit board and, a housing configured for housing the printed circuit board, the plug, the electromagnetic shielding cover and the reinforced frame therein.12-17-2009
20090215284USB CONNECTOR AND USB DEVICE - A USB connector for connecting with a USB female comprises metal legs, a connecting line, a substrate and a rotating shaft assembly. One end of the metal legs connects with one end of the connecting line. The metal legs are formed on a surface of the substrate. The connecting line is fixed to the surface of the substrate. The rotating shaft assembly is fixed to the surface of the substrate. The present invention also provides a USB device. According to the USB connector and the USB device of the present invention, the metal legs are formed on the surface of the substrate so as to ensure the connecting strength of the metal legs. Since the size of the USB connector depends mainly on the substrate and as long as the thickness meets a requirement of inserting the USB connector into the USB female, the thickness of the USB connector and further the thickness of the USB device are reduced without compromising the function of the USB connector. Compared with the conventional USB products, the thickness of the USB device according to the present invention is greatly reduced so that the USB device takes less space and easy to carry. It not only meets the people's requirement for exquisite and compact electronic products, but also improves the practicality and aesthetics of the USB device.08-27-2009
20110076859MOTHERBOARD, PORT AND CONDUCTIVE TERMINAL STRUCTURE OF CONNECTORS USED THEREIN - A motherboard includes a printed circuit board and plural connectors. The connectors, which include sockets and ports, are mounted on the printed circuit board. Each of the connectors has plural conductive terminals. Each conductive terminal has a substrate layer and an electroplating layer formed on surfaces of the substrate layer. The electroplating layer has a thickness between 0.000128 mm. and 0.00128 mm. The electroplating layer can use the material of Au, Ag, Pt or Pd.03-31-2011
20110034043COMMUNICATION WITH A MULTI-CONTACT PAD HAVING A USB APPLICATION - Apparatus for making an electrical connection in a system requiring four electrical connections, including an electrical connection pad having an array of four types of electrically conductive contacts, all conductive contacts of a given type being electrically connected to all other conductive contacts of the same type; and an arrangement for providing electrical connections to conductive contacts on the pads, the arrangement having electrically conductive pins for making contact with the conductive contacts, wherein the types of electrically conductive contacts include two contacts for power and two separate contacts for signals. The pins may be arranged at corners of a first square and a second square, with the first square being rotated by forty-five degrees with respect to the second square, and a pin located at a common center of both squares. A method of operation of the apparatus, and various applications and configurations for its use.02-10-2011
20100279519Assembly and System of Datacommunication Cables and Connectors - A datacommunication interconnection system includes (a) an extension trunk cable-connector assembly and (b) a trunk cable-connector assembly. The extension trunk cable-connector assembly comprises: a first cable including a plurality of first subunits, each of the first subunits comprising a plurality of twisted pairs of conductors; a jack attached to one end of the cable; and a plug attached to an opposite end of the cable. Each of the jack and the plug includes a contact for each of the conductors of the cable. The trunk cable-connector assembly comprises: a second cable including a plurality of second subunits, each of the second subunits comprising a plurality of twisted pairs of conductors; a plug attached to one end of the second cable and connected with the jack of the extension trunk cable; and a plurality of RJ-45 connectors attached to subunits at an opposite end of the second cable.11-04-2010
20090239394ELECTRONIC COMPONENT CONNECTING APPARATUS, ELECTRONIC UNIT AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic component connecting apparatus includes an electronic component connecting section connected to an electronic component having terminals, a circuit board connecting section which is connected to a circuit board and which is electrically connects at least one of the terminals and the circuit board with each other, and a conduction section which electrically connects outside other than the circuit board and at least one of the terminals with each other. A current path between the electronic component and the external apparatus is shortened, and a heating value is suppressed. It is possible to prevent the apparatus from being damaged, and to increase the number of signal lines while preventing the circuit from becoming complicated.09-24-2009
20080233769Right Angle Connection System for ATE Interface - There is disclosed apparatus for routing signals between at least one PCB within a test head and a socket card assembly. In an embodiment, the apparatus may include at least one flexible circuit electrically connecting first and second sides of the PCB and the socket card assembly with one another, and the flexible circuit having a defined shape configured to interface with the socket card assembly and the PCB along substantially perpendicular planes. Methods of routing signals between at least one PCB within a test head and a socket card assembly are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method may include electrically connecting first and second sides of the PCB and the socket card assembly with one another with at least one flexible circuit having a defined shape configured to interface with the socket card assembly and the PCB along substantially perpendicular planes. Other embodiments are also disclosed.09-25-2008
20080254648System for Detachably Connecting a Large Number of Signal Lines of Two Components - A system for detachably connecting a first electronic component with a second electronic component (10-16-2008
20110256739RECEPTACLE, PRINTED WIRING BOARD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A receptacle includes a signal terminal, a ground terminal, and a signal terminal. A second portion of the ground terminal is distanced from a first portion of the signal terminal in an extension direction. A third portion of the signal terminal is distanced from the first portion of the signal terminal in the extension direction.10-20-2011
20110053387MOTHERBOARD - A motherboard includes a motherboard substrate and an external interface module including a plurality of external interfaces. The external interface module is detachably and electrically connected to the motherboard substrate.03-03-2011
20110081790CONNECTOR AND SYSTEM FOR CONNECTORS - A connector and a system for connectors of a mobile device wherein the connector is angled, that is, wherein the connector includes an external interface for receiving an external connection and an internal interface configured for connection to a printed circuit board, wherein the internal interface is connected to the external interface and the internal interface is at a predetermined angle with respect to the external interface. In a mobile device, the external interface is at an angle to a main printed circuit board of the mobile device.04-07-2011
20110076860MIDPLANE ESPECIALLY APPLICABLE TO AN ORTHOGONAL ARCHITECTURE ELECTRONIC SYSTEM - A midplane has a first side to which contact ends of a first differential connector are connected and a second side opposite the first side to which contact ends of a second differential connector are connected. The midplane includes a plurality of vias extending from the first side to the second side, with the vias providing first signal launches on the first side and second signal launches on the second side. The first signal launches are provided in a plurality of rows, with each row having first signal launches along a first line and first signal launches along a second line substantially parallel to the first line. The second signal launches are provided in a plurality of columns, with each column having second signal launches along a third line and second signal launches along a fourth line substantially parallel to the third line.03-31-2011
20100330818INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTOR (IDC) - An electrical insulation displacement connector includes a body having at least one channel with an open top side configured for receipt of an insulated conductive core wire therein. A contact element is fixed in the body with a first insulation displacement end defined by opposed blades oriented across the channel, and a second end extending from a bottom surface of the body and configured for electrical contact with a PCB. The body includes retaining structure extending into the channel at a location relative to a depth of the blades within the channel such that the insulation portion of a wire inserted into the channel and pressed down into the first end of the contact element is pushed below the retaining structure, thereby preventing the wire from being inadvertently pulled out from the first end of the contact.12-30-2010
20110151682Electrical Connector - An electrical connector is provided that has adequate shielding and does not compromise workability. The electrical connector includes a housing, an actuator, a shield plate, a plurality of signal contacts, a shield contact, a pair of pegs and a shield shell. An upper surface of the electrical connector is covered with the shield plate and the shield shell, both of which are made of a conductive material, and the shield plate and the shield shell are connected to a grounding pattern on a printed wiring board for grounding. In addition, shield paths are formed in an open space between the shield plate) and the shield shell to divide the open space into left and right non-shielded areas and a central non-shielded area. The connector can be shielded with reliability from an electromagnetic wave produced by the connector itself or an external electromagnetic wave with the open space remaining.06-23-2011
20110151681PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD WITH HOLES WITH CONDUCTORS COMPRESSING A COMPLIANT PORTION OF CONTACT POSTS - A method is disclosed for providing electrical connections for an area array device. Each of a plurality of holes in a circuit board has a conductor within it and has an opening on a side of the circuit board. Electrically conductive contact posts extend from the openings of the holes. The contact posts are in a pattern corresponding to contact pads on an area array device. A compliant portion of each contact post is inserted within a hole. The conductor compresses the compliant portion to removably secure the contact post within the hole. The conductors form an electrical connection with the contact post. A spring portion of each contact post extends away from the circuit board. The spring portion is compressible toward the circuit board, and provides an electrical connection between a contact post and a contact pad in response to contact with the contact pad.06-23-2011
20110151680RETAINING CLIP FOR CONNECTOR - An exemplary retaining clip is used for holding a connector to a printed circuit board. The retaining clip includes a cover plate and a clamping plate. The cover plate includes two bent portions respectively extending from opposite sides of the cover plate. The clamping plate includes a main portion and two arms connected to the main portion. Each arm is fixed to a corresponding bent portion. The cover plate and the arms are for surrounding the connector, and the main portion is for clamping a peripheral edge of the printed circuit board.06-23-2011
20100190357Printed Wiring Boards and Communication Connectors Having Series Inductor-Capacitor Crosstalk Compensation Circuits that Share a Common Inductor - Printed wiring boards for communications connectors are provided that include a mounting substrate having at least first through third input terminals and first through third output terminals. A first conductive path connects the first input terminal to the first output terminal, a second conductive path connects the second input terminal to the second output terminal and a third conductive path connects the third input terminal to the third output terminal. A first inductor and a first capacitor are coupled between the first conductive path and the second conductive path, where the first inductor and the first capacitor are arranged in series to provide a first series inductor-capacitor circuit. A second capacitor is coupled between the third conductive path and the second conductive path through the first inductor to provide a second series inductor-capacitor circuit that shares the inductor of the first series inductor-capacitor circuit. Communications connectors that include such wiring boards or equivalent structures are also provided.07-29-2010
20100029098Electrical Connector - An electrical connector has a plurality of terminals arranged side-by-side in a horizontal direction. Each of the terminals has a first connection portion adapted to be connected with one of two members electrically connectable to each other via the electrical connector, and a second connection portion adapted to be connected with the other member. In the electrical connector, two or more first terminals consisting of a part of the terminals are arranged such that an inter-terminal pitch in the first connection portions thereof is equal to that in the second connection portions thereof, and two or more second terminals consisting of the remaining terminals other than the first terminals are arranged such that an inter-terminal pitch in the first connection portions thereof is less than that in the second connection portions thereof.02-04-2010
20100022103CONNECTOR AND TRANSMISSION WIRE - A connector includes a first contact portion, a second contact portion, a housing and a transmission wire. One of a plug and a receptacle is connected to the first contact portion. The second contact portion is connected to a printed wiring board. The housing holds the first and second contact portions. The transmission wire has one end to which the first contact portion is joined and the other end to which the second contact portion is joined.01-28-2010
20110306219ALIGNMENT FRAME FOR RETAINING A MODULE ON A CIRCUIT BOARD - An alignment frame is provided. The frame includes a plurality of frame members coupled together to form a base. The base is configured to surround an electronic module to provide a protective cover for the electronic module. The base includes corners formed at intersections of the frame members. An alignment member is positioned on at least one corner of the base. The alignment member is configured to align an electronic module with respect to an electrical connector on a circuit board. A coupling member extends from at least one corner of the base. The coupling member is configured to be through-hole mounted to an aperture in the circuit board. The coupling member includes a retention feature configured to create a press-fit with an inner surface of the aperture.12-15-2011
20120040539Datacommunications Modules, Cable-Connector Assemblies and Components Therefor - A combination includes: (a) a communications module including: a housing; a printed wiring board mounted within the housing; a plurality of RJ-45 jacks mounted on the printed wiring board and accessible from one side of the housing; and a single module connector mounted to the printed wiring board and electrically connected to the RJ-45 jacks, connector being accessible from a second side of the housing; and (b) a cable-connector assembly including: a cable comprising a plurality of subunits, each of the subunits comprising a jacket and a plurality of twisted pairs of conductors positioned within the jacket; and a single cable connector mounted to the printed circuit board and electrically connected to the conductors of the cable subunits. The module connector is attached to the cable connector.02-16-2012
20120040538RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR FOR MOUNTING ON A PRINTED CIRCUIT - A receptacle connector is provided for mounting on a printed circuit having opposite sides and an edge surface intersecting the sides. The connector includes a shell having a mount configured to be mounted on at least one of the sides of the printed circuit. The shell includes a receptacle for receiving a mating connector therein. A housing extends at least partially within the receptacle of the shell. An electrical contact is held by the housing. The electrical contact includes a mounting segment configured to be mounted on the printed circuit. The electrical contact includes a transition segment that extends outwardly from the mounting segment and projects beyond the edge surface of the printed circuit when the electrical contact is mounted on the printed circuit. The electrical contact includes a mating segment that extends outwardly from the transition segment and within the receptacle of the shell. The mating segment includes a mating surface that extends a length that is aligned with a plane that intersects the edge surface of the printed circuit when the electrical contact is mounted on the printed circuit.02-16-2012
20110318943SOCKET CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING REINFORCING MEMBER FOR SUPPORTING LOADING DEVICE - A loading device comprises a frame defining opposite top, bottom face, and a number of mounting holes extending through both the faces; a loading plate and a lever pivotally connected on the frame respectively, the loading plate being able to be locked on the frame by the lever; a number of screw members passing through corresponding mounting holes; a number of connecting members located below the bottom face of the frame and engaging with corresponding screw member; and a number of reinforcing members disposed between the bottom face and the connecting members for limiting movement of the frame relative to the connecting members.12-29-2011
20120045908ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING METALLIC CAGE SHROUDING EMI FROM PASSIVE DEVICE FROM CPU - An electrical connector for electrically connecting a central processing unit (CPU) with a plurality of electronic components assembled thereunder and conductive pins surrounding the electronic components to a printed circuit board (PCB) comprises a base having a plurality of terminals received therein for contacting with the conductive pins of the CPU, a cover mounted on the base, an actuator actuating the cover sliding along the base and a shielding frame mounted on the base. The base has a first opening and a plurality of passageways surrounding the first opening for receiving the terminals. The cover has a second opening corresponding to the first opening. The shielding frame is tightly attached to the sidewalls of the first opening and received in the first and second openings to prevent terminals from electromagnetic interference (EMI) emitted from electronic components assembled under the CPU.02-23-2012
20090149038FORMING EDGE METALLIC CONTACTS AND USING COULOMB FORCES TO IMPROVE OHMIC CONTACT - Vertical metallic contacts are provided along the edge of a plurality of substrates. The vertical metallic contact can range in area and large area contacts can be formed by layering metal traces with vias. The traces and vias should be placed near an edge of a substrate. An etch of the edge exposes the vertical metallic contact. Coulomb forces are used to attract the edge of two substrates together to establish a physical connection of the vertical metallic contacts. A shearing force can be applied to the common surface of the physical connection by using lateral Coulomb forces to break through any oxide layer. Finally, a corner substrate provides a metallic connection between an edge of a substrate and the circuitry in a planar surface of the substrate. Coulomb islands are used to generate the Coulomb forces.06-11-2009
20110165782CIRCUIT BOARD CLAMP MEANS - An electrical connector for connecting the bare end of a horizontal conductor with a horizontal printed circuit board, including a sectional housing having a base member seated on the printed circuit board. The base member contains an open-topped chamber and includes a vertical front wall the upper edge of which contains a vertical slot communicating with the chamber. A cover member is normally seated on the base member to close the chamber and the upper end of the slot. A lower electrically conductive cage member is arranged in the bottom of the chamber for electrical connection with the printed circuit board. The cover member is removable from the base member to open the tops of the chamber and the slot, thereby to permit the horizontal conductor bare end to be displaced laterally vertically downwardly into the slot and housing chamber toward electrical engagement with the lower cage member.07-07-2011
20120122323AIR CONDITIONING WIRING SYSTEM - A wiring system for use in an air conditioning system comprising a printed circuit board having wiring receptacles and wiring connectors. In one aspect, at least some of the wiring receptacles comprise two or more wiring sub-receptacles, and each of the wiring sub-receptacles includes a slotted sub-receptacle connection pattern. Furthermore, the slotted sub-receptacle connection pattern of each of the wiring sub-receptacles is different from every other sub-receptacle connection pattern. Each of the wiring connectors includes a ridged connection pattern that is different from every other ridged connection pattern of the wiring connectors, such that a given wiring connector is receivable within only one of the wiring sub-receptacles. An air conditioning system and a method of manufacturing is also provided.05-17-2012
20120122322ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR - An electronic connector includes an insulating case, a metal plate and a contact module. The insulating case includes a top surface, a bottom surface, a receiving space defined therein, and a plurality of grooves defined at the top surface. The metal plate is retained in the receiving space and attached to the bottom surface of the insulating case. The contact module is retained in the receiving space, which includes an insulating housing, a plurality of contacts and a ground terminal. Each contact includes a first connecting portion extended above the top surface and aligned with the corresponding groove of the insulating case. The ground terminal includes a second connecting portion and a contacting portion. The second connecting portion is extended above the top surface and aligned with the corresponding groove of the insulating case. The contacting portion is connected to the metal plate.05-17-2012
20120028481ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus including a first wiring board formed having a first area, a second area, and a third area, wherein the first area is formed extending in a first direction from the third area, and the second area is formed extending in a second direction, which is opposite to the first direction, from the third area, a second wiring board connected to the first wiring board, a first connector for connection to an external device, wherein the first connector is mounted on the first area of the first wiring board, a second connector for connection to an external device, wherein the second connector is mounted on the second area of the first wiring board, and a third connector connected to the second wiring board, wherein the third connector is mounted on the third area of the first wiring board, and is formed with a first terminal array and a second terminal array facing each other, wherein on the first wiring board a first differential transmission line is formed in a region from the first connector to the first terminal array, and a second differential transmission line is formed in a region from the second connector to the second terminal array.02-02-2012
20110104909BOARD-MOUNTED ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals secured in the insulative housing. The insulative housing defines a front face and a rear face opposite to the front face. The housing further includes at least one tongue portion extending forwardly from the front face. At least one receiving space is recessed in the rear face and corresponding to the at least one tongue portion. Each terminal includes a retention portion secured in the insulative housing, a contact portion extending forwardly from one end of the retention portion and a tail portion extending from the other end of the retention portion. The contact portion is located on the at least tongue portion. The tail portions bend toward the front face and are received in the receiving space.05-05-2011
20120164850SENSOR APPARATUS - A sensor apparatus (06-28-2012
20120164851Circuit Board Assembly, Board Device, And Method For Assembling Circuit Board Assembly - The invention has an object to provide a circuit board assembly for a circuit board, the circuit board assembly having a contact and a housing. The housing includes a contact holding plate having a receiving passageway located n a surface of the contact holding plate disposed perpendicular to a surface of a circuit board, and a contact securing portion. The contact includes a press-fit into and held by the contact securing portion of the receiving passageway, and having a board insertion portion positioned perpendicular to the surface of the circuit board inserted into the receiving passageway from a side of the board insertion portion with respect to the contact holding plate, and a housing insertion section extending in parallel to the surface of the circuit board inserted into the receiving passageway from a side of the board insertion portion with respect to the contact holding plate.06-28-2012
20120214320CIRCUIT BOARD AND CONNECTOR THEREOF - A high-voltage surge protective connector for connecting with an external cable is disclosed. The connector includes a first connecting end, a second connecting end, a transformer, and a protection module. The second connecting end is connected with the external cable. The transformer includes a primary coil and a secondary coil. The primary coil is electrically connected with the first connecting end, and the secondary coil is electrically connected with the second connecting end. The secondary coil includes a center tap. The protection module is disposed between the center tap and the ground. The protection module includes a first portion and a second portion. The first portion is electrically connected with the ground. A gap exists between the first portion and the second portion. A point discharge happens between the first portion and the second portion when the high-voltage surge is generated.08-23-2012
20120214321CIRCUIT BOARD UNIT - A circuit board unit includes a printed circuit board and a terminal block mounted on the printed circuit board and connecting a power module and an electrical wire together. The terminal block includes a terminal connection part to be directly connected to the power module, and a wire connection part to be connected to the electrical wire. In the printed circuit board, a hole having an orthographic projection area larger than that of the terminal connection part as viewed in plane is formed. The terminal connection part is positioned below or above the hole of the printed circuit board.08-23-2012
20120315772SOLDERLESS CONNECTOR FOR MICROELECTRONICS - The invention relates to a micro-electrical connector for creating an electrical contact between a first and a second contact surface, said micro-electrical connector comprising at least one flexible contact, such as a polymer contact, a housing for holding said at least one flexible contact, where said housing is adapted for being positioned between said first and said second contact surface, and a fixating mean fastened to said housing in such a way that said fixation mean can be moved from a locked position to an un-locked position, wherein in said locked position said fixation mean locks said at least one flexible contact, between said first and said second, contact surface, whereby an electrical contact between said first and said second contact surface is created and in said un-locked position, at least part of said micro-electrical connector can be disassembled.12-13-2012
20100178777ADAPTOR FOR MEMORY CARD - An adaptor for a memory card includes a printed circuit board (PCB) conversion board, a memory card connector, a serial interface connector, a signal convertor, and a parallel interface connector. When a motherboard is connected to the serial interface connector, serial signals output from the motherboard are transmitted to the signal convertor via the serial interface connector. The signal convertor converts the serial signals into parallel signals and transmits the parallel signals to the memory card. When the motherboard is connected to the parallel interface connector, parallel signals output from the motherboard are transmitted to the memory card via the PCB conversion board without any parallel-to-serial signal conversion.07-15-2010
20120252232ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - Electrical connectors that are mating compatible with the MicroTCA® standard and configured to be mounted to an underlying substrate are provided. Certain of the electrical connectors can be configured to be mounted to a substrate configured in accordance with the MicroTCA® press fit footprint. Additionally, electrical connectors that are mating compatible with the MicroTCA® standard and configured to be mounted to respective alternative footprints, and substrates configured in accordance with the respective alternative footprints are provided. The disclosed electrical connectors and corresponding substrate footprints can operate to transmit data at speed up to and in excess of 25 Gigabits per second.10-04-2012
20120077354CONNECTION APPARATUS AND CONNECTION METHOD THEREOF - A connection apparatus used to connect a connector to a test apparatus includes a main board, a first connector, and a number of second connectors. The main board includes a number of pins arrayed a 9*10 matrix, the nine lines defined as A-I, the ten rows defined as 1-10. The second connectors are respectively connected to the pins A03-29-2012
20120077353INTEGRATED NOISE REDUCTION CONNECTOR - An electrical connector comprising an insulative body, a plurality of pins carried by the body and a ferromagnetic element that rides on one of the plurality of the pins. The ferromagnetic element provides a low pass filter capability for signals transmitted over the one pin.03-29-2012
20100048040High-speed connector with multi-stage compensation - A communication connector uses compensation circuitry to compensate for crosstalk in a network connection. Portions of the compensation circuitry are placed on a flexible circuit board that makes conductive contact with plug interface contacts of the connector. Additional compensation circuitry is provided on a rigid circuit board within the connector.02-25-2010
20100048039Stackable Electrical Panel Modules - An electrical panel assembly comprised of individual electrical panel modules. The electrical panel modules comprise a first receptacle comprising transmitting electrical contacts to interface with a first connector comprising receiving electrical contacts and a first rotation ring for facilitating contact between the transmitting electrical contacts and the receiving electrical contacts, where the first rotation ring rotates between an open position permitting connection or disconnection of the first connector from the receptacle and a closed position preventing connection or disconnection of the first connector from the first receptacle. The first electrical panel module interacts with a second electrical panel module in a manner that the absence of the first connector in the first receptacle prevents the second electrical panel module from accepting a second connector.02-25-2010
20120178272CONNECTOR ATTACHED TO A BRACKET AND MOUNTED IN A CUTOUT IN A SUBSTRATE - A board-mount connector assembly (07-12-2012
20120083138Electronic Device - An electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a substrate and a joint. The substrate includes a first surface and a second surface, wherein a substrate signal contact, two ground contacts and two positioning openings are formed on the substrate, and the positioning openings are respectively formed on the ground contact and pass through the substrate. The joint includes a connection port, a joint signal contact and two ground structure, wherein the connection port is electrically connected to the joint signal contact, the joint signal contact is connected to the substrate signal contact, and the joint signal contact is located between the two ground structures, and the ground structures are respectively inserted into the positioning openings to be electrically connected to the ground contacts.04-05-2012
20120225569ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH PLUG - An electronic apparatus with a plug is provided, which relates to the field of electronic technologies, and solves a technical problem of the plug is easily damaged when the plug in a state of extending out of a port is impacted by a force in a direction in which the plug retracts into the port. The electronic apparatus with a plug includes a housing opened with a port, a plug passing through the port, and a circuit board located inside the housing and electrically connected to the plug, where a locking mechanism is disposed between the plug and the housing, the locking mechanism is configured to lock the plug when the plug is in a state of extending out of the port, and the locking mechanism automatically becomes ineffective when the plug is impacted by the force in the direction in which the plug retracts into the port.09-06-2012
20120258610Cascade data storage device - The present invention is to provide a cascade data storage device comprising at least an integrated circuit module and a connecting structure wherein the integrated circuit module has a substrate, at least an electronic device, a package body and a USB metal contact and the connecting structure has at least a male connector and at least a female connector; the connecting structure is installed on a lateral edge of the package body and allows the male connector to couple with the female connector and then the integrated circuit modules freely connected, which are stacked high enough and keep the USB metal contact electrically contact with a USB port of a computer.10-11-2012
20120190217CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY USED FOR TRANSMITTING LOW-SPEED SIGNAL AND/OR HIGH-SPEED SIGNAL - A connector and a connector assembly are provided by the invention. The connector includes a main body formed by a printed circuit board and a plurality of cables. The printed circuit board has a surface conductive trace layer, an inner insulation layer, a ground layer and a surface insulation layer. The surface conductive trace layer has a conductive trace pattern comprising a plurality of contacting-end pattern portions and a plurality of bonding pad portions. The inner insulation layer is located on the surface conductive trace layer. The ground layer is located on the inner insulation layer. The surface insulation layer overlays the ground layer and exposes out a part of the ground layer. The cables are electrically connected to the bonding pad portions of the conductive trace patterns.07-26-2012
20120322276ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH CONNECTOR - An electronic device includes a housing, a circuit board arranged in the housing, a first connector, and a second connector. The first connector includes a panel formed at a first end of the first connector and located at an outer surface of the housing. The panel defines a number of first sockets to. A number of pins extend from a second end of the first connector. The second connector includes a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion. The first connecting portion defines a number of sockets to connect the pins of the first connector. The second connecting portion includes a number of pins connected to the circuit board.12-20-2012
20120270417COMPUTER POWER SUPPLY UNIT - A Plug and Play adaptor for adding a PSU to a first PSU in a computer system. An ATX connector and a relay are contained in the adaptor. A second PSU can be added via the ATX connector in a plug-and-play manner, and the relay is energized and closes its circuit when it is powered by the first PSU and therefore turns on the second PSU through the ATX connector.10-25-2012
20120270418PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD USED IN SERVER - A printed circuit board used in server, which has a golden finger interface at one side thereof. The golden finger interface includes a plurality of parallelly arranged metal sheets which conform to the USB standard. The golden finger interface is used to be engaged with a USB socket for transmitting the electrical signal.10-25-2012
20120270419UNIVERSAL CONNECTOR - Circuits, methods, and apparatus that limit the number of types of connectors needed by an electronic device. One example may provide a connector receptacle capable of adapting to multiple types of connector inserts. In this way, connector inserts conveying one of a number of interfaces can be accepted by the same connector receptacle. This may reduce the number and types of connector receptacles needed on an electronic device.10-25-2012
20110237092CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING SAME - A connector is latched to a circuit board, the connector comprises a main body. The main body comprises two opposite ends, each end of the main body having a securing protrusion protruding therefrom, the securing protrusion for latching the connector to the circuit board.09-29-2011
20110237091CIRCUIT BOARD FOR AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly includes an electrical connector having a mounting face and signal terminals extending from the mounting face. The electrical connector assembly also includes a circuit board having an upper surface and a lower surface with vias extending at least partially through the circuit board along parallel via axes. The vias are at least partially filled with conductive material to create signal columns, wherein the signal terminals are set in corresponding signal columns. The signal terminals are electrically connected to the signal columns.09-29-2011
20120329294POWER CONNECTORS AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLIES AND SYSTEMS HAVING THE SAME - A power connector including a connector housing having an interior cavity and a mating face. The connector housing is configured to be mounted to a circuit board. The power connector also includes a contact assembly that has anode and cathode contacts that are configured to electrically engage power contacts of a mating connector. The contact assembly also includes anode and cathode terminals that are disposed in the interior cavity. The anode and cathode terminals are electrically coupled to the anode and cathode contacts, respectively, and are configured to be electrically coupled to the circuit board. The power connector also includes a power cable that has substantially flat anode and cathode conductive layers that are surrounded by an insulative jacket. The anode and cathode conductive layers are electrically coupled to the anode and cathode contacts, respectively, and are electrically parallel to the anode and cathode terminals, respectively.12-27-2012
20120149214CABLE ASSEMBLY ADAPTED FOR POWER AND SIGNAL TRANSMITTING - A cable assembly (06-14-2012
20080248658ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR LEAD FRAME - An electrical interconnection system with high speed, differential electrical connectors. The connector is assembled from wafers containing columns of conductive elements, some of which form differential pairs. Each column may include ground conductors adjacent pairs of signal conductors. The ground conductors may be wider than the signal conductors, with ground conductors between adjacent pairs of signal conductors being wider than ground conductors positioned at an end of at least some of the columns. Each of the conductive elements may end in a mating contact portion positioned to engage a complementary contact element in a mating connector. The mating contact portions of the signal conductors in some of the pairs may be rotated relative to the columns. The printed circuit board to which the differential signal connector is mounted may be constructed with elongated antipads around pairs of signal conductors.10-09-2008
20090124099PCB with improved soldering holes and a battery set with the same - A printed circuit board (PCB), which can be implemented on a battery set, having a plurality of soldering holes thereon. A soldering portion and a non-soldering portion are separately arranged around each of the soldering holes on both surfaces of the PCB. Each corresponding conductive stick can respectively pierce each soldering hole and be fixed to each soldering portion of the PCB with the fused solder or move from the soldering portion to the non-soldering portion in the soldering hole. Thus, this invention provides a convenient and efficient way for assembling the PCB on the battery set or disassembling the PCB apart from the battery set.05-14-2009
20080220624METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RESTRICTING ROTATIONAL MOMENT ABOUT A LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF SMT CONNECTORS - Ali apparatus for supporting at least one electrical connector body, the apparatus includes a mechanical frame assembly mountable to a printed circuit board (PCB) and separable from the at least one connector body and the PCB. The frame assembly includes at least one base member for attachment to the PCB; and a plurality of rigid body members each spaced apart from one another and extending from the at least one base member or an adjacent rigid body member. The plurality of rigid body members receive a grouping of one or more connector bodies and a pair of adjacent rigid body members are configured to receive and support at least a portion of an entire length of respective opposing side surfaces defining each connector body. When a lateral force is applied to the connector body, the frame assembly acts as a support and transfers the lateral force to the PCB, thereby reducing a rotational moment at a base of each connector body connected to the PCB.09-11-2008
20130178074DETECTION SIGNAL OUTPUT DEVICE - A detection signal output device includes connector terminals adapted to be connected by a cable to an external device. Fixed contacts are spaced apart from the connector terminals and output information indicating detector states. An integrated circuit includes a box-shaped package having different first and second side surfaces. First IC terminals are arranged on the first side surface and electrically connected to the fixed contacts. Second IC terminals are arranged on the second side surface and electrically connected to the connector terminals. The integrated circuit generates an information signal, in accordance with information indicating the detector states obtained through the first IC terminals, and outputs the information signal from one of the second IC terminals. The fixed contacts are arranged in correspondence with the first side surface, and the connector terminals are arranged in correspondence with the second side surface.07-11-2013
20130095674CARD STRUCTURE, SOCKET STRUCTURE, AND ASSEMBLY STRUCTURE THEREOF - A card structure includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a connector. The first substrate includes a base surface, wherein at least one electronic part region and a terminal region are disposed on the base surface. The second substrate is disposed on the base surface and is coupled to the terminal region of the first substrate. The connector is disposed on the base surface to juxtapose the second substrate. The connector includes a connecting surface, a contact unit, and a plurality of contact regions disposed on the connecting surface and coupled to the contact unit and the terminal region, such that the plurality of contact regions are coupled to the second substrate via the terminal region of the first substrate.04-18-2013
20130095673TUNING FORK ELECTRICAL CONTACT WITH PRONGS HAVING NON-RECTANGULAR SHAPE - An electrical contact includes a pair of prongs that extend from a base of the electrical contact spaced apart by a gap disposed therebetween. The gap is configured to receive a mating electrical contact that mechanically and electrically communicates with the pair of prongs. A plane defined along respective exterior surfaces of the pair of prongs is such that a portion of one prong of the pair of prongs is bisected by the plane. A method of making an electrical contact includes a step of stamping out a piece from a sheet of electrically-conducting material and another step of folding one or more portions of the piece to at least produce the pair of prongs of the electrical contact spaced apart by the gap. An electrical assembly includes a printed circuit board and at least one electrical contact that contains the pair of prongs.04-18-2013
20130115786CONNECTOR MODULE - A connector module includes a single port connector and a circuit board capable of assembling with a multi-ports connector. The single port connector includes a receiving room and a number of first fixing pins formed at opposite sides of the receiving room along a longitudinal direction of the receiving room. The first fixing pins at each side of the receiving are arranged in a same way. The multi-ports connector includes at least two of the receiving room and the first fixing pins formed at opposite sides of each receiving room. The circuit board defines a group of first fixing holes corresponding to the first fixing pins formed at each side of the receiving rooms of the multi-ports connector. The single port connector is mounted on the circuit board by selectively inserting the first fixing pins into every two adjacent groups of the first fixing holes.05-09-2013
20110230062ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - An electronic apparatus includes a housing; a terminal block fixed to the housing at both ends thereof in a width direction; and a printed circuit board extending in a depth direction of the terminal block, one end of the printed circuit board in the depth direction being fixed to the housing, and the other end of the print circuit board in the depth direction being fixed to the terminal block at a position below the terminal block.09-22-2011
20110237094Connector Shell - A connector shell to be mounted on a board includes a shell body and a mounting piece. In the shell body, a plug inserting space is defined. The mounting piece is integral with the shell body, and is extended from the shell body through the board to be fixed to the board by soldering. A sectional area reducing part is provided in the mounting piece between the shell body and a distal end part of the mounting piece. The sectional area reducing part has a sectional area smaller than a sectional area at the distal end part, and is disposed so as to face the plug inserting space.09-29-2011
20120276757SHIELD AND CIRCUIT BOARD MODULE HAVING THE SAME - A shield is made of a conductive material and used to cover a connector fixed to a circuit board. The shield includes a shield body, a contact portion and a lock portion. The shield body covers an outside of the connector. The contact portion projects from the shield body toward inside of the shield body to contact a ground terminal of the connector. The contact portion is elastically deformable and applies a pressing force toward the connector. The lock portion projects from the shield body toward outside of the shield body. The lock portion is brought into contact with the connector by a reaction force exerted to the shield body due to the pressing force, thereby to restrict the shield body from being moved relative to the connector due to the reaction force.11-01-2012
20120258611SLOT DESIGN FOR FLEXIBLE AND EXPANDABLE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE - An apparatus includes a printed circuit board including a connector footprint comprising a first footprint portion operative to receive a first connector portion and a second footprint portion operative to receive a second connector portion. The first footprint portion is compliant with a first communications link type and the first and second footprint portions are jointly compliant with a second communications link type. The printed circuit board includes first conductive traces coupled to the first footprint portion and a first device footprint. The first conductive traces are selectively configurable according to a selected one of the first and second communications link types. The printed circuit board includes a second conductive traces coupled to the second footprint portion and the first device footprint. In at least one embodiment of the apparatus, the first communications link type is AC-coupled and the second communications link type is DC-coupled.10-11-2012
20110312195ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND CONNECTOR - According to one embodiment, a module comprises a connector into which a first plug and a second plug are insertable. The connector includes a housing and a terminal portion provided in the housing. The housing includes an insertion opening part which exposes the terminal portion outside, a back part positioned at an end part opposite to the insertion opening part in the housing, and a side part provided between the insertion opening part and the back part and configured to oppose to the plug when the plug is inserted into the connector. The side part includes an inclined part which continues to the insertion opening part and is inclined such that a distance between the inclined part and the plug increases in a direction from the back part toward the insertion opening part to form a gap between the inclined part and the plug.12-22-2011
20120003844SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS USING BLIND AND INTERNAL MICRO VIAS TO COUPLE SUBASSEMBLIES - Systems and methods of manufacturing printed circuit boards using blind and internal micro vias to couple subassemblies. An embodiment of the invention provides a method of manufacturing a printed circuit including attaching a plurality of metal layer carriers to form a first subassembly including at least one copper foil pad on a first surface, applying an encapsulation material onto the first surface of the first subassembly, curing the encapsulation material and the first subassembly; applying a lamination adhesive to a surface of the cured encapsulation material, forming at least one via in the lamination adhesive and the cured encapsulation material to expose the at least one copper foil pad, attaching a plurality of metal layer carriers to form a second subassembly, and attaching the first subassembly and the second subassembly.01-05-2012
20120021620ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH FLOATING CONTACT - An electrical connector is provided for mounting on a printed circuit. The electrical connector includes a housing having a mating face, a mounting face, and an interior cavity. The mounting face is configured to be mounted on the printed circuit. A port extends through the mating face into the interior cavity. The interior cavity is defined by an interior wall of the housing. An electrical contact is held by the housing. The electrical contact includes a mating segment and a mounting segment. The mating segment extends within the interior cavity of the housing. The mating segment includes an exterior surface and a mating interface positioned proximate the port. At least a portion of the mounting segment extends along the mounting face of the housing for engagement with the printed circuit. A clearance exists between the exterior surface of the mating segment and the interior wall of the housing. The mating segment is movable within the interior cavity relative to the housing via the clearance.01-26-2012
20120077356SOCKET FOR ELECTROLYTIC CAPACITORS - So as to prevent any reduction of a force for holding an electrolytic capacitor even when an internal pressure is increased and increase an effectiveness of repetitive use of an electric circuit used therewith a socket for electrolytic capacitors has a support for supporting a bottom surface of the capacitor having a housing and leads provided at the bottom surface thereof, the support surface comprising connecting terminals for electrically connecting the leads to a circuit substrate. The support comprises a holder formed therewith for releasably holding a portion of capacitor, adjacent the leads, and a recess formed therein for accommodating deformations of seal rubber provided at the housing of the capacitor.03-29-2012
20120077355Feeder Clamp - The invention relates to an electrical connecting terminal with an insulating connecting terminal housing and one or more clip-on contacts for the conduction of electrical current.03-29-2012
20120083139MEMORY MODULE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A MEMORY MODULE - A memory module may include a module substrate having a side portion. The side portion may be adapted or configured to be inserted into a socket of a main board. A plurality of connection pads may be arranged along the side portion. The connection pads may have a step portion of a first height from a surface of the side portion and a contact portion of a second height that is greater than the first height from the surface of the side portion. At least one semiconductor package may be mounted on the module substrate and electrically connected to the connection pads.04-05-2012

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