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Distinct contact secured to panel circuit

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439 - Electrical connectors

439055000 - PREFORMED PANEL CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT, E.G., PCB, ICM, DIP, CHIP, WAFER, ETC.

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
439083000 Contact soldered to panel circuit 103
439081000 Resilient contact or to receive resilient contact 61
439079000 Panel circuit adapted to move along panel plane relative to coupling part for insertion of male contact 49
439084000 Contact secured to panel circuit by deformation 5
20130034976CONNECTION STRUCTURE FOR CONNECTING A TERMINAL FITTING AND A CIRCUIT BOARD - A board connecting portion (02-07-2013
20080318454System and Method for Coupling an Integrated Circuit to a Circuit Board - An information handling system circuit board has an opening formed through it proximate a coupling point of an integrated circuit to the circuit board. The opening manages stress at the coupling point of the integrated circuit to the circuit board to reduce the risk of damage to the coupling point during deformation of the circuit board, such as when the circuit board is coupled to a chassis or when a component is pressed into the circuit board. In one embodiment, rectangular openings are formed at diagonally opposed corners of a BSA integrated circuit. In alternative embodiments, openings of varying shape, such as slots or curved slots, are formed at selected corners of the integrated circuit.12-25-2008
20100015823SOLDER BALL SOCKET CONNECTOR - A socket connector (01-21-2010
20120129364ELECTRIC CONTACT AND SOCKET FOR ELECTRICAL PARTS - An electric contact which can improve the connection stability without increasing the sliding resistance even when the amount of reduction in the lengths of the electric contact is little. A preferred embodiment of the present invention comprises a first plunger which has conductivity and has an external cylinder portion; a second plunger which has internal contact portion to be inserted into the external cylinder portion, is interlinked with the first plunger in an extensible manner and has conductivity; and a coil spring which urges the first and second plungers toward a direction to separate them. The internal contact portion has a taper shape which expands towards the lower end from the upper end, and is formed so as to contact with the internal surface of the external cylinder portion and conduct to the external cylinder portion.05-24-2012
20090215293Electronic Part Connector - To provide a connector that incorporates a built-in electronic part, which allows for easy assembly for obtaining a required connection structure, ensures connection reliability, and prevents dislodging of the electronic part even when used in locations involving frequent vibrations.08-27-2009
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20090191729CONNECTOR, PLUG CONNECTOR AND PORTABLE TERMINAL EQUIPMENT - A connector including a receptacle connector and a plug connector. The receptacle connector includes a receptacle insulator in which an accommodation recess is formed, and receptacle contacts mounted on a circuit board, supported by the receptacle insulator. The plug connector includes a plug insulator which is accommodated in the accommodation recess, plug contacts which are supported by the plug insulator, and cables, one ends of which are connected to the plug contacts. Each receptacle contact includes a bifurcated connecting portion. Each plug contact includes a contacting portion held between a bifurcated connecting portion. Engaging/holding grooves are formed on a portion of the plug insulator which faces a bottom surface of the accommodation recess. Each contacting portion is shaped into a flat plate which projects in an opposite direction to that of the other ends of the cables. The receptacle contacts are orientated in a common direction.07-30-2009
20130078829SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING CONTACT WITH MULTIPLE BEAMS JOINTLY GRASPING BALL OF IC PACKAGE - A socket connector is provided to receive an IC package having an array of conductive balls thereunder. The socket connector includes an insulative housing defining a plurality of receiving holes and a plurality of contacts received in the receiving holes respectively. Each contact includes a bottom plate and at least two contacting beams extending upwardly from the bottom plate and jointly defining a receiving space for the ball of the IC package. At least one contacting beam has a sharp blade facing toward the receiving space so as to engage the ball when the IC package is mounted on the housing.03-28-2013
20130078828Connection Assembly On Circuit Boards - A connection arrangement with a plug element and a circuit board with plated-through holes. The plug element has a plurality of pluggable contact elements. The plated-through holes are arranged in an arrangement corresponding to the arrangement of the contact elements of the plug element. The plated-through holes and the contact elements that can be plugged into them, are matched to one another such that the plug element is manually connectable to the circuit board by inserting the contact elements into the plated-through holes and the plug element is manually removable. The contact elements are simultaneously pluggable into their associated plated-through holes. The contact elements include two legs having a space between them, with both legs of each contact element pluggable into a respective plated-through hole.03-28-2013
20130034975CONNECTOR AND STRUCTURE FOR CONNECTING CIRCUIT BOARD AND EXTERNAL CONNECTOR - A structure for connecting a circuit board and an external connector includes a lead and a stress dampening unit. The lead electrically connects the circuit board and the external connector. The external connector is fitted to and removed from the lead. The stress dampening unit dampens stress applied to the circuit board by the lead when the external connector is fitted to and removed from the lead.02-07-2013
20090156025ELECTRONIC APPARATUS WITH A PIN MOUNT - An electronic apparatus has an electronic component and a pin mount. The electronic component has a working surface and two pins protruding from the working surface and each pin being bent to form an L-shape with a proximal part and a distal part. The pin mount has a flat bottom, a rear, two through holes and two communicating recesses. The through holes are defined through the pin mount in parallel, are formed from the front to the rear and receiving the proximal parts of the pins. The communicating recesses are formed in parallel in the front from the through holes toward the bottom of the pin mount, communicate respectively with the through holes and receiving the distal parts of the pins. The pin mount immobilizes the electronic component to prevent the pins from being detached from the electronic component or the PCB to retain the lifetime of the pins.06-18-2009
20100105225Socket having clip with hook portion - A socket adapted for electrically connecting an IC package and a PCB, comprising: a body mounted on the PCB for electrically connecting the IC package, a holder mounted on the PCB and beside the body and a clip for retaining the IC package in the body. The clip has two hook portions by which the clip pivotally assembles to the holder. The hook portion has an arched portion and a tab extending from the arched portion, the tab can abut against the holder to prevent the clip from over-rotation.04-29-2010
20100041255Substrate Connector - A substrate connector includes a housing, a plurality of terminals which project from the housing and are connected to a substrate, and a guide plate which is secured to the housing for guiding at least some of the terminals. The guide plate includes a main part formed in a meandering shape, and end portions which are joined to opposite sides of the main part and are attached to guide plate attaching portions arranged on opposite sides of the housing.02-18-2010
20120164854PACKAGING SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A packaging substrate is proposed, which includes: a circuit layer formed on a substrate and having conductive pads, an insulating protective layer formed on the substrate for covering the circuit layer and having openings for correspondingly exposing the conductive pads; copper bumps each having a connection portion formed in a corresponding one of the openings and electrically connected to a corresponding one of the conductive pads, and a protruding portion integrally connected to the connection portion and extending to a portion of the insulating protective layer surrounding the corresponding one of the openings, allowing the protruding portion to be greater in diameter than the connection portion, and a surface treatment layer having an electroplated nickel material formed on top surfaces of the protruding portions of the copper bumps, and an electroplated gold material formed on the electroplated nickel material. The surface treatment layer is not formed on side surfaces of the protruding portions, such that the thickness of the surface treatment layer is irrelevant to the diameter of the protruding portion.06-28-2012
20090042416METHOD FOR THE SOLDERLESS CONNECTION OF AN ELECTRIC ACTUATOR TO A PRINTED CIRCUIT, WHICH IS PARTICULARLY SUITABLE FOR MOTOR VEHICLE DASHBOARDS - A method of connecting an electric actuator to a printed circuit by metal contacts having an open contact zone. The metal contacts are soldered to the printed circuit using an SMD-type automated method performed at a high speed and at a high temperature, and the electrical connection pins of the actuator can be mechanically connected to the metal contacts without soldering by butting the contact zone of the metal contacts against the connection pins of the actuator once the connection pins have been inserted through the contact zone.02-12-2009
20130059453INTEGRATED CIRCUITS - An integrated circuit for accessing a universal serial bus (USB) device via a USB 3.0 receptacle is provided. The integrated circuit includes a plurality of pins and a controlling unit. The pins include a first group for coupling to a first pair of differential pins of the USB receptacle, a second group for coupling to a second pair of differential pins of the USB receptacle, a third group for coupling to a third pair of differential pins to the USB receptacle, a ground pin, a first and second power pins. The second group is disposed between the first and third groups. The controlling unit controls the plurality of pins to receive or transmit the USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 signals.03-07-2013
20090291574ELECTRICAL TERMINAL - An electrical terminal (11-26-2009
20090269952FASTENING ASSEMBLY FOR HEAT DISSIPATION DEVICE - A fastening assembly used for securing a heat dissipation device to a printed circuit board, comprises a sleeve, an inserting device extending through the sleeve, a spring encircling the inserting device and received in the sleeve, and a supporting device inserted in the sleeve. The inserting device engages with a back plate below the printed circuit board. The sleeve is integrally formed of plastic and comprises a hollow body, a resilient portion extending from an outer surface of the body and pressing a bottom of the heat dissipation device upwardly, and four supporting portions extending from the outer surface of the body and pressing a top of the heat dissipation device downwardly. The supporting device is inserted between the body and the resilient portion, and abuts against the resilient portion, to thereby reliably keep the resilient portion at its locked position.10-29-2009
20120115340FIXATION STRUCTURE FOR FIXING L-SHAPED PLATE TERMINAL TO INSULATING MEMBER - There is provide a fixation structure for fixing a L-shaped plate terminal to a terminal fixation portion of an insulating member, in which the L-shaped plate terminal can be fixed with its shape kept in a L-shape, which can improve positioning of the L-shaped plate terminal. There are provided engagement portions formed at an insert portion of the terminal fixation portion of the insulating member and at a board connection portion of the L-shaped plate terminal. When the board connection portion is inserted into the insert portion, the engagement portions of the insert portion and the board connection portion engage each other, thereby fixing the insert portion and the board connection portion to each other. As a result, the positioning of the board connection portion is improved, while preventing looseness in the fixation of the board connection portion.05-10-2012
20090298313SATA data connector - A SATA data connector is provided, which is with a power supply circuit. Accordingly, the SATA data connector comprises a male data connector and a female data connector. The male data connector is with a male signal interface that has seven male data connection pins, wherein the male data connection pins consist of four data pins, a power supplying pin, and two ground pins, wherein the power supplying pin connects with a power line of a circuit board. Corresponding to the male data connector, the female data connector is with a female signal interface that has seven female data connection pins as well, wherein the female data connection pins consist of four data pins, a power receiving pin, and two ground pins. While the female data connector is connecting to the male data connector, the power receiving pin is going to contact the power supplying pin, and an operating power can be supplied from the power line of the circuit board to an applied device connected with the female data connector via the power supplying pin of the male data connector, such that the SATA data connector can work without an external SATA power cable, and the amount and volume of the cable can be reduced.12-03-2009
20100099279Waterproof Connector, Mounting Structure of Waterproof Connector and Mounting Method of Waterproof Connector - A waterproof connector is mounted on a circuit board fixed within an enclosure. The waterproof connector is connectable with a mating connector through a connector passageway formed in the enclosure. The waterproof connector includes a contact electrically connectable with the mating connector, an insulating housing holding the contact, a first seal disposed on a circumference of the housing, and a faceplate into which the insulating housing is inserted. The having a cylindrical section and a brim section. The cylindrical section includes a first and second open end with the brim section formed at the first open end and spreading outwards. A second seal is interposed between the first open end and the insulating housing.04-22-2010
20120015532HIGH DENSITY DECAL AND METHOD FOR ATTACHING SAME - A flexible, high density decal and the use thereof methods of forming detachable electrical interconnections between a flexible chip carrier and a printed wiring board. The flexible decal has fine-pitch pads on a first surface and pads of a pitch wider than the fine pitch on a second surface, the fine-pitch pads on the first surface designed to electrically connect to a semiconductor device, and the wider-pitch pads on the second surface designed to electrically connect to a printed wiring board or the like. The pads on the first surface are conductively wired to the pads on the second surface through one or more insulating levels in the flexible decal.01-19-2012
20130023134CONNECTOR MECHANISM FOR CONNECTING A BOARD CARD - A connector mechanism includes a circuit board whereon an electrical contact and a hole are formed, a socket where an end of a board card is inserted, a fixing base disposed on a side of the socket, a positioning component disposed on the fixing base and inserted into the hole at an end so as to fix the fixing base on the circuit board, and a connecting component detachably installed on the fixing base. The connecting component includes an engaging portion for engaging with the fixing base and contacting with the electrical contact, and a connecting terminal installed on an end of the engaging portion for contacting with a terminal on the other end of the board card as the engaging portion engages with the fixing base and the end of the board card is inserted into the socket.01-24-2013
20120108083Connection Assembly On Circuit Boards - The invention relates to a connection assembly, comprising a plug element which has at least one pluggable spring-type contact element, particularly a plurality of pluggable spring-type contact elements, having a reversible deflection characteristic, and comprising a circuit board having plated-through bore holes that are arranged in an arrangement corresponding to the arrangement of the contact element or the contact elements of the plug element, wherein the bore holes and the contact element that can be plugged into them, or the contact elements that can be plugged into them, are matched to one another such that the plug element can be connected to the circuit board and removed by hand by inserting the contact element or the contact elements into the bore holes, wherein the connection assembly has a vibration-resistant mechanical safeguard against unintentional removal of the plug element from the circuit board.05-03-2012
20110294314ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING BOARD ESCHEWING CAVITY - An electrical connector assembly includes a first electrical connector and a second circuit board mounted with a second electrical connector which is intended to mate the first connector, the first electrical connector further includes a recessed cavity to receive a board edge of the second circuit board when the first electrical connector is mated with the second electrical connector.12-01-2011
20080274631SATA data connector - A SATA data connector is provided, which is with a power supply circuit. Accordingly, the SATA data connector comprises a male data connector and a female data connector. The male data connector is with a male signal interface that has seven male data connection pins, wherein the male data connection pins consist of four data pins, a power supplying pin, and two ground pins, wherein the power supplying pin connects with a power line of a circuit board. Corresponding to the male data connector, the female data connector is with a female signal interface that has seven female data connection pins as well, wherein the female data connection pins consist of four data pins, a power receiving pin, and two ground pins. While the female data connector is connecting to the male data connector, the power receiving pin is going to contact the power supplying pin, and an operating power can be supplied from the power line of the circuit board to an applied device connected with the female data connector via the power supplying pin of the male data connector, such that the SATA data connector can work without an external SATA power cable, and the amount and volume of the cable can be reduced.11-06-2008
20090209119CONNECTOR - A connector reduced in depth dimension. Contact portions of first and second signal contacts and ground contacts for high-speed transmission are arranged in a housing in a row in a contact arranging direction orthogonal to a fitting/removing direction, and contact portions of contacts for non-high-speed transmission are arranged in the housing in a row in the contact arranging direction below the contact portions of the first and second signal contacts and the ground contacts. Terminal portions of the first and second signal contacts and the ground contacts are arranged in a row in the contact arranging direction, and press-fitting portions of the contracts for non-high-speed transmission are press-fitted in the housing along the direction of height of the housing, whereby they are disposed between the contacts portions and the terminal portions of the first and second signal contacts and the ground contacts.08-20-2009
20100068901SURFACE MOUNT CONTACT - A surface mount contact interposes between a mounted conductor and a pressing conductive member to make the mounted conductor conductive to the pressing conductive member when the mounted conductor and the pressing conductive member are proximate to each other. The surface mount contact includes: a base portion solderable to the mounted conductor; a movable portion elastically deformable according to a distance between the mounted conductor and the pressing conductive member, at least a part of the movable portion being closer to the base portion when the movable portion elastically deforms; and an insulating coating film provided in a region where the movable portion is closer to the base portion and inhibiting electric contact between the movable portion and the base portion.03-18-2010
20100112834MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR CONDUCTIVE TERMINALS AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING THE TERMINALS - A manufacturing process for a plurality of conductive terminals, comprising the steps of:05-06-2010
20100112832CONNECTOR - A connector includes a housing and a contact. The contact includes a first part including a first terminal part and a first connection part; a second part including a second terminal part and a second connection part, and a third part including an elastic part having a first end and a second end connected to the first part and the second part, respectively. The first connection part and the second connection part face each other across a gap. The second terminal part is configured to come into press contact with an electrode in response to fixation of the housing to a board. The third part is configured to elastically deform in response to attachment of a plug to the housing and/or the fixation of the housing to the board, so as to cause the first connection part and the second connection part to come into contact and be electrically connected.05-06-2010
20100112833PCB bridge connector for connecting PCB devices - A bridge connector made of PCB material has a first plurality of press-fit pins on one portion of the bridge connector and a second plurality of press-fit pins on another portion of the bridge connector. Within the connector is a set of signal conductors. Each conductor connects a press-fit pin of the first plurality of press-fit pins to a corresponding press-fit pin of the second plurality of press-fit pins. When the connector is attached to a printed circuit board (PCB), the press-fit pins extend into and engage corresponding plated through holes in the PCB. The press-fit pins exert enough retention force to mechanically couple two PCB frame sections. The PCB frame sections are electrically connected through the press-fit pins and corresponding signal conductors of the bridge connector. A bridge connector attached at each corner of an infrared touch sensor frame assembly allows the assembly to be solidly assembled from four sections of PCB: a top, bottom, left, and right PCB frame section.05-06-2010
20080318448DIMM SOCKET POSITIVE LOCK EXTRACTOR - A card edge connector including a housing and a pair of extractors is disclosed for electrically connecting a first PCB such as a daughter card to a second PCB such as a motherboard. The extractors both secure and eject the daughter card from the connector. The extractors may be configured to reduce micro-motion of the daughter card by applying a vertical downward force thereto.12-25-2008
20080268672MECHANICAL ATTACHMENT OF ELECTRICAL TERMINALS TO PLASTIC GLAZINGS - A plastic window system including a transparent plastic panel and an electrically conductive grid provided on the plastic panel. The conductive grid includes at least one conductive mounting location. An electrical terminal is electrically connected to the conductive mounting location, and a connector secures the terminal to the conductive mounting location. The connector includes a portion extending from the panel to a location outboard of the conductive mounting location relative to the panel.10-30-2008
20090263990Connector assembly having connecting device - A connector assembly includes a mother board (10-22-2009
20090142943CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An electronic device including a circuit board and a connector disposed on the circuit board is provided. The connector includes a connecting body having a first surface and a second surface, a plurality of first leads, and a plurality of second leads. The first leads and the second leads are inter-arranged in the connecting body. A slot is disposed on the first surface. Each of the first leads has a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion. Each of the second leads has a third connecting portion and a fourth connecting portion. The first connecting portions and the third connecting portions are located in the slot. The second connecting portions and the fourth connecting portions are protruded from the second surface and extended toward different directions. The circuit board includes pads connected to the second connecting portions and conductive holes for the fourth connecting portions to insert therein.06-04-2009
20090142941CONTACT ELEMENT FOR PLUG-TYPE CONNECTOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS - The invention relates to a contact element (06-04-2009
20080207020Combined Fastening and Contacting System for Electrical Components on Superimposed Circuit Boards - The invention relates to a combined fastening and contacting system for electrical components on superimposed circuit boards in an electronic housing, especially for the automobile sector, as well as a method for fastening and contacting electrical components. The novel fastening and contacting system has two parts, one of which is embodied as a holding frame for electrical components while the other part is configured as a pressing frame for fixing the holding frame. There is formed a combined fastening and contacting system for electrical components on superimposed circuit boards, which makes it possible to replace faulty electrical components in a simple fashion while allowing superimposed circuit boards to be electrically contacted in a safe manner. The system is particularly suitable for the automobile sector.08-28-2008
20090111296Latching device used for locking two daughter printed circuit boards in connector set - A latching device (04-30-2009
20100144171Protective Cover For An Electrical Connector For Contacting A Circuit Carrier - A protective cover for an electrical connector for contacting a circuit carrier is disclosed, wherein the electrical connector includes an electrically insulating housing and at least one contact having a contact portion for contacting a mating contact and a connecting portion for contacting a plated through hole of the circuit carrier via an electrically conductive press-in connection. The protective cover has at least one opening through which the connecting portion of the at least one contact enters in the assembled state and is configured in such a way that, in cooperation with the contact and/or the electrically insulating housing, the protective cover covers an intake region of the plated through hole toward the outside.06-10-2010
20090170351Electrical Connector Adapted To Isolate Mating Forces - Disclosed is an electrical connector assembly adapted to isolate shock forces during mating. Such an electrical connector assembly may include a first electrical connector, a second electrical connector, and a first guide module. The second electrical connector may be adapted to mate with the first electrical connector. The first guide module may be located adjacent to the first electrical connector and may include an opening for receiving a first guide post. There may be no direct mechanical attachment between the first electrical connector and the first guide module. Such an arrangement, may isolate the first electrical connector from any forces created by the mating of the guide post with the opening of the guide module.07-02-2009
20100081301TWO-PIN PLUG-IN COMPONENT AND PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ENGAGABLE WITH THE SAME - A two-pin plug-in component includes a main body, a first pin, and a second pin. The first pin and the second pin are correspondingly connected to an anode and a cathode of the main body, and are set on a bottom of the main body. The first and second pins are non-centrosymmetric on the bottom of the main body.04-01-2010
20100279522CONNECTOR AND CIRCUIT BOARD HAVING THE SAME - A connector and a circuit board having the same are disclosed. The circuit board includes a body, multiple electronic components and a connector. The electronic components are disposed on the body. The connector includes a base, a side wall, multiple terminals, a cover and a connecting element. The base is disposed on the body. The side wall is connected to the base and surrounds the base. The side wall and the base define a recess. The terminals pass through the base and are located in the recess, and are electrically connected to the body. The connecting element is connected between the side wall and the cover.11-04-2010
20080305660DISPLAY AND CIRCUIT DEVICE THEREOF - A display and a circuit device thereof are disclosed. The display includes a circuit device and a panel electrically connected to the circuit device. The circuit device includes a printed circuit board and an electronic device. The printed circuit board includes a first conducting pad set. The first conducting pad set includes a plurality of pads electrically connected to each other. The electronic component includes a first connecting terminal electrically connected to at least one of the pads.12-11-2008
20080207019FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly for connecting a flexible circuit to a circuit board includes a flexible circuit attached to a clamp member and a plurality of alignment posts extending from the circuit board. The clamp member has notches that receive the posts to place the contact field of the flexible circuit above the contact field of the circuit board. A spring assembly attached to the clamp member has a manually-operated drive that moves a cam member deflecting the spring against the posts, generating a spring force pressing the clamp member against the circuit board. Barriers formed on the posts prevent contact of the flexible circuit with the circuit board until the contact fields are properly aligned.08-28-2008
20110207345PLUG CONNECTOR FOR CIRCUIT BOARDS - A multiple plug connector for a printed circuit board having a mounting part and at least two contact parts which each have a plug part for plug-connection to a complementary plug part of a plug connector, wherein an opening is formed for each contact part and each contact part passes through one of the openings by way of the plug part and is mechanically fixed to the mounting part. Each contact part has, on a side facing the printed circuit board, at least one contact element for electrical contact with a conductor of the printed circuit board. The mounting part has at least one first contact for electrical contact to at least one contact element of a contact part, and at least a second contact electrically connected to at least one first contact device for electrical contact with a conductor on the printed circuit board.08-25-2011
20110207344ARRAY CONNECTOR FOR OPTICAL TRANSCEIVER MODULE - A connector having a Ball-Grid Array on one side of a connector circuit board and a socket recess on the other side of the connector circuit board can be used to mate an opto-electronic transceiver module to a system circuit board. A base portion of the transceiver module can be received in the socket recess. Within the socket recess, an exposed portion of the connector circuit board has an array of resilient conductive contacts corresponding to an array of conductive pads on the lower surface of the base portion of the transceiver module.08-25-2011
20090186498Connector for memory card - In order to provide a connector for a memory card that seeks the reduction of the number of parts and the reduction of the costs, there is provided a connector for a memory card including an insulating housing having plural power contacts and signal contacts lined up, and an accommodating unit for allowing installation of a memory card therein to bring an electric circuit in the memory card and an electric circuit on a printed circuit board into electrical connection through the power contacts and the signal contacts, wherein a detecting contact for detecting that the memory card has been installed to the accommodating unit is further provided in the insulating housing along the power contact and the signal contact, and a leading end of the detecting contact is placed so as to be in contact with a pad of the memory card accommodated in the accommodating unit.07-23-2009
20090004894CONNECTOR FIXING STRUCTURE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - According to one embodiment, a connector fixing structure includes a printed circuit board assembly, and a base to which the printed circuit board assembly is attached. The printed circuit board assembly has a connector mounted on a printed circuit board, and a connector panel attached to the printed circuit board. The connector has a connector main body, a front flange projecting from the connector main body, and a rear flange projecting from the connector main body. The connector panel has a provisional fixing portion which is inserted between the front flange and the rear flange and provisionally fixes the connector to the connector panel. The base has a fixing portion which is inserted between the rear flange and the connector panel, thereby brings the front flange into contact with the connector panel and fixes the connector to the base, when the printed circuit board assembly is attached to the base.01-01-2009
20080318449MULTI-LEVEL CELL (MLC) DUAL PERSONALITY EXTENDED eSATA FLASH MEMORY DEVICE - A multi-level cell (MLC) dual-personality extended External Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (eSATA) flash drive includes a MLC dual-personality extended eSATA plug connector connected to a flash drive and removably connectable to a host. The connector is adaptable to receive electoral data from both a USB and eSATA interface.12-25-2008
20080318450Preferential via exit structures with triad configuration for printed circuit boards - A circuit board design is disclosed that is useful in high-speed differential signal applications uses either a via arrangement or a circuit trace exit structure. A pair of differential signal vias in a circuit board are surrounded by an opening that is formed within a ground plane disposed on another layer of the circuit board. The vias are connected to traces on the circuit board by way of an exit structure that includes two flag portions and associated angled portions that connect the flag portions to circuit board traces. In an alternate embodiment, the circuit board traces that leave the differential signal vias are disposed in one layer of the circuit board above a wide ground strip disposed on another layer of the circuit board.12-25-2008
20100248505Printed circuit board assembly and connecting method thereof - Disclosed herein is a printed circuit board and a connecting method thereof. The connecting method of the circuit board assembly may include molding the printed circuit board assembly by applying a resin to the printed circuit board assembly, exposing ends of the electrode terminals of a connector mounted on a printed circuit board by partially removing the molded printed circuit board assembly, and connecting a connection member to the exposed ends of the electrode terminals of the connector. Therefore, even if the whole of the printed circuit board assembly is molded, the connection member may be freely connected to the connector of the printed circuit board assembly.09-30-2010
20090068862Electronic device including printed circuit board, connector and casing - An electronic device includes a printed circuit board, a connector mounted on the printed circuit board, a casing, and a sealing member. The casing houses the printed circuit board and a part of the connector in such a manner that the other part of the connector protrudes to an outside of the casing. The casing has a casing-side recess portion and a casing-side protruding portion that are connected each other to have a loop shape. The housing has a connector-side protruding portion and a connector-side recess portion that are connected to each other to have a loop shape. The connector-side protruding portion is fitted into the casing-side recess portion through the sealing member and the casing-side protruding portion is fitted into the connector-side recess portion through the sealing member.03-12-2009
20090075501Electronic device including printed circuit board, connector and case - An electronic device includes a printed circuit board, a connector mounted on the printed circuit board, and a case housing the printed circuit board. The connector includes a housing and a plurality of terminals arranged in the housing. The case has an opening portion on one side thereof and the housing covers the opening portion. The case includes a wall having a case-side fixing part and a case-side engaging part at a portion adjacent to the opening portion. The housing has a housing-side fixing part and a housing-side engaging part. The case-side fixing part engages with the housing-side fixing part for fixing the housing to the case. The case-side engaging part engages with the housing-side engaging part for restricting the portion of the case adjacent to the opening portion from separating from the housing.03-19-2009
20120142201DAUGHTER CIRCUIT BOARD FOR INTERFACE SIGNAL CONVERSION - A daughter circuit board of an electronically commutated motor for interface signal conversion, having circuit units integrated on the daughter circuit and eight ports for communicating with a control system of a user terminal, the daughter circuit board being plugged into a motor controller for signal conversion so that the motor controller communicates with the control system of the user terminal. The eight ports include an input port of power supply, a port of mode selection, a signal port of PWM, a R/T port for data transmission between the daughter circuit board and the control system of the user terminal, a port of COM, a port for fault signal output, a port of power indication, and a port of speed feedback. The daughter circuit board is simple, easy to correspond with various control systems of user terminals, and accords to the latest electric standard thereby facilitating management and popularization.06-07-2012
20090117759ELECTRICAL CONNECTING APPARATUS - The present invention prevents damage of adjacent mounting portions caused by heat at the time of mounting of contactors and further reduces the arrangement pitch of the contactors. An electrical connecting apparatus uses at least four types of contactors different in terms of at least the shapes of seat portions and the height positions of arm portions. Each of such contactors has a seat portion mounted on a mounting portion of a board, an arm portion extending in the left-right direction from the lower end of the seat portion, and a probe tip portion extending downward from the tip end portion of the arm portion and having a probe tip at the lower end. These contactors are mounted in parallel in a cantilevered manner alternately in the front-back direction with the mounting positions to the board displaced in the left-right direction.05-07-2009
20090209120CONNECTOR - A connector which makes it possible to have the soldered states of contacts thereof checked or have itself removed with ease. A row formed by terminal portions of first and second signal contacts and terminal portions of ground contacts is disposed rearward in the fitting/removing direction with respect to rows formed by terminal portions of contacts for non-high-speed transmission. The terminal portions of contacts for non-high-speed transmission are disposed between the contact portions and terminal portions of the first and second signal contacts and the ground contracts. The terminal portions of the first and second signal contacts and the terminal portions of the ground contacts are formed to have a surface-mount type planar shape. The terminal portions of the contacts for non-high-speed transmission are each formed to have a through hole insertion-type pin shape.08-20-2009
20090221162Socket assembly with backplane - A socket assembly mounted on a printed circuit board comprises a socket mounted upon the printed circuit board; a metal backplane, mounted below the printed circuit board and configured with a board-like shape; and an insulative sheet. The insulative sheet is sandwiched between the printed circuit board and the metal backplane and is formed with at least one latching portion extending downwardly to latch the metal backplane. The insulative sheet further has a plurality of protruding portions extending upwardly to insert into corresponding circular holes defined on of the printed circuit board.09-03-2009
20090258513ELECTRICAL ADAPTER ASSEMBLY AND LOADING MEMBER THEREOF - An electrical adapter assembly for connecting a first hard disk drive and a second hard disk drive is provided. The electrical adapter assembly includes a connector capable of electrically inserting into the first hard disk drive, a printed circuit board (PCB) module electrically connecting the connector, and a loading member for loading the first hard disk drive. The PCB module includes a chip for controlling data transfer between the first hard disk drive and the second hard disk drive. The loading member includes a base and at least two guiding portions pivotally attached on the base to allow the first hard disk drive to be able to slide between the at least two guiding portions.10-15-2009
20100184310IC card - An IC card includes a frame with a rectangular border open on one side, a printed circuit board equipping an electronic component, a plate-shaped connector, and one pair of conductive shell plates. The connector constitutes one side of the frame. The one pair of shell plates covers both faces of the frame and the connector. The connector has a housing, a plurality of male contacts arranged in parallel in the interior of the housing, and a short circuit terminal. The male contacts are such that one end portion is a connecting portion to an external terminal and another end portion is connected to the printed circuit board. The short circuit terminals are mounted on the housing such that one end portion is in contact with a predetermined male contact among the plurality of male contacts and another end portion is in contact with an inner wall of a shell plate.07-22-2010
20110059632CAPPED INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTOR (IDC) - An electrical insulation displacement connector (IDC) assembly 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 IDC assembly includes a cap having a size and configuration so as to engage over the body, with the cap including a recess with an open bottom that is aligned with the body channel in a fitted configuration of the cap on the body. The wires may be initially received in the cap recesses wherein upon pressing engagement of the cap onto the body, the insulated conductive core wire is pressed into the body channel between and into the contact element.03-10-2011
20100151709PLUG-IN CONNECTOR FOR CIRCUIT BOARDS - The invention relates to a plug-in connector (06-17-2010
20100144172ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND HEAT SINK - A vehicle power distribution circuit board has interconnected electronic components and a connector mounted thereon. The interconnected electronic components include one or more heat generating components. The connector includes a main body formed of an electrically insulating material for supporting a plurality of terminals. The terminals have first ends connected to the circuit board and second ends adapted to be connected to a mating connector of a vehicle wiring harness. The main body of the connector is configured to form an air gap between the main body and the circuit board, and the terminals extend from the main body to the first end through the gap. Also, the connector is positioned on the circuit board with a thermally conductive path from one of the heat generating components to the gap such that the terminals within the air gap function as a heat sink to dissipate heat from the heat generating component.06-10-2010
20100210121CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A connector and an electronic device having the same are disclosed. The connector includes a base disposed on a circuit board, a surrounding side wall, multiple connection terminals, a covering member and a resilient structure. The surrounding side wall is formed surrounding the base and defining a slot. The connection terminals pass through and secured with the base, respectively and may be electrically connected to the circuit board. The covering member is disposed at the top of the slot and has multiple through holes corresponding to the connection terminals, respectively. The resilient structure supports the covering member to be located at the top of the slot. When an external force applies on the covering member and deforms the resilient structure, the connection terminals respectively pass through the through holes of the covering member and are therefore revealed for connecting and communicating with the wire connector to transmit signal.08-19-2010
20120196457TERMINAL AND TERMINAL CONNECTING CONSTRUCTION - A terminal connecting construction includes a substrate and a terminal. A heat-generating element is mounted on the substrate. A contact portion is provided in the terminal, and is contacted with the heat-generating element.08-02-2012
20100221932CASSETTE FOR USE WITHIN A CONNECTIVITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM - A cassette includes a housing having a plurality of plug cavities configure to receive plugs therein, and a contact subassembly received in the housing. The contact subassembly has a circuit board arid a plurality of contacts coupled to the circuit board, with the contacts being arranged in contact sets that are received in different plug cavities to mate with different ones of the plugs. The cassette also includes a connectivity sensor coupled to the housing. The connectivity sensor is electrically connected to the circuit board of the contact Subassembly, and the connectivity sensor has a plurality of sensor pads configured to interface with sensor probes of the plugs when the plugs are loaded into the plug cavities.09-02-2010
20100221931CASSETTE FOR A CABLE INTERCONNECT SYSTEM - A cassette includes a housing having a front and a rear. The housing has a plurality of plug cavities open at the front for receiving plugs therein, and the housing has a rear chamber open to the plug cavities. The cassette also includes a contact subassembly having a circuit board and a plurality of contacts arranged in contact sets coupled to the circuit board. Each contact set is configured to mate with a corresponding plug, where the contact subassembly is loaded into the rear chamber such that the contact sets are received in different corresponding plug cavities. The circuit board is oriented generally parallel to the front of the housing when the contact subassembly is loaded into the rear chamber.09-02-2010
20090280662USB CONNECTOR - A universal serial bus (USB) connector includes a first sidewall defining at least one external USB socket for connecting to an external USB device of a host computer. A second sidewall defining at least one internal USB socket for connecting to an internal USB device of the host computer. A plurality of signal pins are connected to a motherboard of the host computer, and capable of connecting the at least one external USB device and the at least one internal USB device with the motherboard.11-12-2009
20100151710TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONNECTOR PANEL WITH INTERPORT CROSSTALK ISOLATION - A multi-port telecommunications connector panel has an electrically conductive housing that defines a plurality of ports, each with a plug receiving cavity aligned with a respective set of jack contacts. The housing surrounds the sets of jack contacts individually and collectively to separate and isolate adjacent ports. Electrically conductive isolation barriers, which are electrically connected to and may be integral with the housing, separate adjacent sets of insulation displacement contacts, which are arranged in an offset pattern.06-17-2010
20090170352CONNECTOR CONNECTION TERMINALS - A connector connection terminal that is less likely to buckle and in which cutting task is facilitated is provided. The present invention provides a connector connection terminal in which substantial height dimension from a rotation recess to an end face at an end on a rear surface side is set larger than a substantial height dimension from the rotation recess to an end face at an end on the front surface side, and an upper surface from the rotation recess to the end face at the end on the rear surface side is a flat surface.07-02-2009
20090149043Electrical connector having improved grounding member - An electrical connector (06-11-2009
20090111295COMPUTER SYSTEM WITH RISER CARD - A riser card (04-30-2009
20090035961Surface Mount Electrical Connector - A surface mount electrical connector for mounting to a substrate comprising a housing and a contact carried by the housing, the contact comprising a retention section held by the housing and a tine configured for mounting to a surface of the substrate wherein the tine extends from the retention section and wherein the tine lies inside an outer contour line of the housing is disclosed. A method of connecting a surface mount electrical connector to a substrate comprising the steps of providing a housing carrying a contact, the contact having a tine within a projected footprint of the housing on the substrate, attaching the housing to the substrate, inserting a jig into an opening of the housing, and bending the tine toward the substrate is disclosed.02-05-2009
20100178782CONNECTION BASE ASSEMBLY FOR AN IC TESTING APPARATUS - A connection base assembly for an IC testing apparatus has a base, a top cap and a conductive assembly. The base has a bottom board and an outer frame provided with multiple grooves. The grooves are defined in the top of and extend to the bottom of the outer frame to form multiple through holes in the bottom of the outer frame. The conductive assembly is mounted between the base and the top cap and has multiple conductive elements, multiple top resilient elements and multiple bottom resilient elements. The conductive elements are mounted respectively in the grooves in the outer frame of the base, and each conductive element has a contacting segment and a connecting segment. The top resilient elements and the bottom resilient elements are respectively mounted on and abut with the tops and the bottoms of the resilient elements.07-15-2010
20110111608CONNECTOR - A connector is mounted on a circuit board via its feet of the housing (and/or a frame's feet) mounted at a tilting angle to the circuit board, or via a wedge base of its connector body such that the signal pins and the opening of the housing extend along a direction at the tilting angle relative to the circuit board. An external connector may be plugged into the tilting-type connector at a tilting angle. The feet and signal pins of the connector may be mounted to the circuit board by use of surface mount device (SMD) technology or direct insertion. A plane may be further deployed on the top of the connector for being used by an SMD equipment.05-12-2011
20090221161Electrical connector with cover - An electrical connector assembly comprises a male connector and a female connector. The male connector comprise a body having a male mating face, a first abutment face and a first mounting face and a plurality of first contacts each of which has a first male engaging section, a first median portion, and the first tail portion. A female connector comprises a body having a female mating face, a second abutment face, and a second mounting face and a plurality of second contacts each of which has a first female engaging section, and a second male engaging section. A protective cover disposed on a top region between the female connector and the male connector has a projection, which abuts against the first median section of at least one of the first contact.09-03-2009
20090035962Card-through-connector fastener for reducing connector distortion - A card-through-connector fastener for reducing connector distortion is disclosed. One embodiment provides circuit card coupled with electronics associated with an actuator. A connector assembly is also coupled with the circuit card, the connector assembly for conveying data with respect to the circuit card. In addition, a fastener connectively couples the connector assembly with a portion of the housing, the fastener passing through the circuit card and providing fixed support between the connector assembly and the hard disk drive housing to reduce distortion transfer from the circuit card to the connector.02-05-2009
20100055943CIRCUIT BOARD FOR MEMORY CARD, AND MEMORY CARD HAVING THE SAME - A circuit board for a memory card includes a circuit board body having a chip region and a peripheral region defined along a periphery of the chip region. The circuit board body includes circuit lines and element mounting parts which provide receiving spaces in the peripheral region. First connection pads are located in the peripheral region and are connected to the circuit lines. Second connection pads are located adjacent to the element mounting parts and are connected to the circuit lines. Passive elements are mounted in the element mounting parts so that at least a portion of the passive elements are formed within the circuit board body, and the passive elements are electrically connected to the second connection pads.03-04-2010
20110097910DVI CONNECTOR WITH PROTECTIVE STRUCTURE - The present invention is to provide a DVI connector, which includes a frame fixed to a circuit board, a connection head fixed on the frame and having a plurality of through holes, a plurality of first and second connection terminals passing through the corresponding through holes for transmitting high-frequency digital signals and low-frequency analog signals, respectively, and a protective element made of a material with a high dielectric constant, wherein the protective element is fixedly provided on the frame and formed with a plurality of terminal spaces, the terminal spaces are parallel to and spaced apart from one another for being passed through by the corresponding connection terminals. Since no two horizontally adjacent first connection terminals are passed through the same terminal space, it can effectively avoid the high-frequency signals transmitted by the first connection terminals from decaying or being interfered.04-28-2011
20110081792CONNECTOR, BOARD HAVING THE SAME, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - A connector includes: a signal pin provided at a front end thereof with a terminal contacting a terminal provided in an electronic component, and electrically conducting a board with the electronic component; and a housing the signal pin, wherein the housing includes: a front end member within which the signal pin is secured, and connected to a connector provided in the electronic component; a rear end member secured in the board; and an elastic member arranged between the front end member and the rear end member, and having a block shape.04-07-2011
20080242125Large LGA socket and method of manufacture - An LGA interconnect device, method of making, and device for making.10-02-2008
20100055944ELECTRICAL CONTACT HAVING ADDITIONAL MOUNTING FEET ARRANGED TO ENSURE RELIABLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS WITH CONDUCTIVE PAD AROUND VIA OF CIRCUIT BOARD - A contact (03-04-2010
20090286410MODULE SOCKET - A low-profile module socket includes a socket housing, which is open at a module insertion surface and at an opposing surface, and includes peripheral wall parts and a plurality of contacts. Each contact connects at one end to a module on the inside of the socket housing and at another end to an electronic circuit substrate on the outside of the socket housing. Module securing members are formed from a metal plate and configured to contact and electrically ground a camera module provided in the socket housing. The module securing members latch at least to the pair of peripheral wall parts that oppose shield side wall parts arranged along an inner surface of the peripheral wall parts. A bottom surface plate part is formed in a single body with a pair of module securing members such that the module securing members mutually interlock at the module insertion opposing surface side.11-19-2009
20080242126CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY - A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board, at least a conductive contact and a metal shielding device. The conductive contact is extended from a lateral edge of the circuit board and is electrically connected to the circuit board. The circuit board and the conductive contact are received in the metal shielding device with the conductive contact electrically connected to the metal shielding device. The conductive contact tightly contacts with the metal shielding device by the elasticity of the conductive contact, and the circuit board assembly can remove a static using the metal shielding device and avoid the contact failure. In addition, the conductive contact can be manufactured in manufacturing of the circuit board, the man-hour and human for affixing the conduct foam is leave out and cost is decreased.10-02-2008
20110021043ELECTRIC CONNECTOR AND ELECTRIC ASSEMBLY - An electric assembly includes a circuit board and an electric connector. The circuit board comprises a first surface and a second surface opposite thereto. The electric connector includes a metallic case, an insulating base, first leads and second leads. The insulating base is connected with the metallic case. The first leads are disposed on the insulating base and soldered to the first surface. The first leads includes a pair of first differential signal leads, a pair of second differential signal leads and a ground lead located between the pair of first differential signal leads and the pair of second differential signal leads. The second leads are disposed on the insulating base and soldered to the second surface. The second leads include a power lead, a second ground lead and a pair of third differential signal leads located between the power lead and the second ground lead.01-27-2011
20110053391SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING A THERMALLY CONDUCTIVE INSERT - A socket connector includes a housing having a mating end and a mounting end. The housing has a receptacle at the mating end configured to receive an electronic module therein. The mounting end of the housing is configured to be mounted to a circuit board. Contacts are held by the housing. The contacts have mating ends exposed within the receptacle for mating with the electronic module. The contacts having mounting ends extending from the housing for terminating to the circuit board. A thermally conductive insert is held by the housing and is configured to be in thermal engagement with the circuit board and the insert has a module engagement interface configured to be in thermal engagement with the electronic module such that the insert transfers heat from the electronic module to the circuit board03-03-2011
20110151690DISTRIBUTOR ARRANGEMENT FOR ELECTRICAL LINES, IN PARTICULAR SIGNAL LINES - A distributor arrangement for electrical lines, having a housing and a multiplicity of sockets, situated on the housing and each having a contact carrier that has two or more electrical contact elements and an angle encoding feature for inserting plugs in an orientation determined by the angular position of the encoding elements. The distributor arrangement also has a motherboard arranged in the housing and having printed conductors to which the electrical contact elements are connected in an electrically conductive manner by an electrical connecting element. An electrical connecting member, in the form of a connecting board, is associated with the motherboard in one of a multiplicity of preselectable angular positions by the electrical connecting elements located at different radial distances from a center, each connecting element being connected in an electrically conductive manner to one of a plurality of contact sites situated on a circular arc about the center.06-23-2011
20090203237Electronic assembly and method of making same - An electronic assembly comprises a printed circuit board that has an electronic component that is attached mechanically and electrically to the printed circuit board by soldering. A plastic header connector covers the electronic component and provides a socket for the electronic component when the plastic header connector is attached to the printed circuit board solely by portions of the plastic header connector.08-13-2009
20110189870Electronic device - An electronic device has: a connector having plural kinds of terminals with respectively different cross section shapes; and a substrate having a plurality of through-holes with lands formed therein. In the electronic device, a width W08-04-2011
20100029106SOCKET WITH CONTACT FORMED BY METAL HAULM - A socket, adapted for electrically connecting an IC package and a printed circuit board, comprises an upper housing, a lower housing and a plurality of contacts received between the upper housing and the lower housing. The contact is formed from a metal haulm and extends beyond a top surface of the upper housing for contacting with the IC package and a bottom surface of the lower housing for contacting with the printed circuit board, respectively. The contact has a main body, which is formed by twisting up the metal haulm to have a helical shape.02-04-2010
20100029105CONTACT ORGANIZER FOR AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - A connector system includes a connector assembly and a contact organizer. The connector assembly includes a mounting end and a plurality of contacts protruding from the mounting end. The contact organizer includes a top side, a bottom side and a plurality of channels extending between the top and bottom sides. The contact organizer is movable with respect to the connector assembly between a supporting position and a seated position. When the contact organizer is in the supporting position, the contacts at least partially extend through the channels. When the contact organizer is moved to the supporting position, the contact organizer is moved toward the mounting end of the connector assembly until the top side of the contact organizer engages the mounting end.02-04-2010
20120302075Signal Wiring Board and Signal Transmission Circuit - The present invention maintains plugging-unplugging durability of connector pins for connecting to a signal wiring board, as well as reduces a stub length of a through hole connecting to a signal wiring. In the signal wiring board according to the present invention, a through hole connecting to the inner-layer signal wiring is formed to be shorter than the other through holes. A through hole in which a connector pin connecting to the inner-layer signal wiring is inserted is formed to have a length corresponding to a depth of the inner-layer signal wiring.11-29-2012
20120302074SURFACE MOUNT ANTENNA CONTACTS - A method and system for connecting a vertical printed circuit board with a horizontal printed circuit board where a contact device is biased in a first position when not contacting a vertical printed circuit board and is biased in a second position when the vertical printed circuit is coupled to the horizontal printed circuit board.11-29-2012
20090142942ELECTRICAL DEVICE HAVING A LUBRICATED JOINT AND A METHOD FOR LUBRICATING SUCH A JOINT - An electrical device, particularly a control unit, having at least one joint having a first joining partner, especially a sleeve, and a second joining partner, especially a pin, the joint between the two joining partners having a junction ; at least at the junction an at least partially solidified lubricant being present. Furthermore, in a method for lubricating a joint of an electrical device, the joint having a first joining partner, particularly a sleeve, and a second joining partner, particularly a pin; in a step one of the joining partners being wetted with a lubricant, in a following step the joining partner wetted with the lubricant being joined to the other joining partner and the lubricant subsequently solidifying.06-04-2009
20090111294BUS BAR TO PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INTERFACE FOR ELECTRIC AND HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES - A bus bar and a related electrical assembly for an electric traction system of a vehicle are provided. The bus bar includes an electrically conductive body configured for coupling to an electrical device high current node, the electrically conductive body comprising a circuit board mounting end, and a plurality of electrically conductive fingers extending from the circuit board mounting end. The fingers are configured to accommodate soldering to at least one conductive trace of a circuit board.04-30-2009
20120045910MOLDING METHOD OF PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY - Disclosed is a printed circuit board assembly PBA on which a connector for electrical connection to an external connection element is mounted. Such an assembly may be formed with a molding method of a PBA which includes applying a polymer resin to the PBA to mold the PBA in order to offer stiffness thereto. The foregoing method of molding the PBA according to the present disclosure is a molding method of a PBA including a PCB and a connector mounted on the PCB to electrically connect the same to an external connection element. The method includes combining the connector with a connector cover, applying a resin to the PBA combined with the connector cover to execute molding of the PBA, and separating the connector cover from the molded PBA to expose the electrode terminal for an external connection element.02-23-2012
20120003850INSULATION DISPLACEMENT CONNECTOR (IDC) - An electrical insulation displacement connector includes a bare single-wire contact element having a first end defined by opposed blades that define a receipt aperture for an insulated wire, and a second end configured for direct electrical contact at a contact position on a printed circuit board. Retaining structure is defined on the blades. A cap is configured for fitting over the exposed bare blades. The cap includes side walls and end walls with a slot defined in each of he end walls that align with the blade aperture. The side walls are engaged by the retaining structure upon pressing the cap onto the blades. The slots in the end walls of the cap have a width and height such that upon fully pressing the cap onto the blades, the slots engage and longitudinally align the insulated wire into the blade aperture so that the blades pierce and make electrical contact with a core in the insulated wire.01-05-2012
20120003851Sheet-Like Connector And Manufacturing Method Thereof - The sheet-like connector comprises a plurality of conductive members formed on one side of sheet. Each of the conductive members comprises elastically deformable spring member wherein edge thereof moves in the thickness direction of sheet, middle member which is formed on edge of spring member, and contacting protrusion which is formed on middle member and which protrudes in the thickness direction of sheet. Middle member and contacting protrusion are formed with materials which are mutually different and thus enable selective etching.01-05-2012
20100055942ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - The present invention is to present an electrical connector of a connector assembly having a detachable flexible C-shaped clip and a visor-like ferruled docking cantilever with a lower semicircular cutout and an arched groove configured in front end thereof, wherein said flexible C-shaped clip, which is to be lodged in the arched groove, has a pair of jutted noses for being latched and gripped by a corresponding pair of dents at the docking cantilever and a pair of bent latching toes for running through a pair of corresponding bores on the PCB in securely stable manner.03-04-2010
20120009806CONNECTING UNIT - A connecting unit includes a wiring board and a connector. The wiring board has a main face and a side face substantially perpendicular to the main face, and includes a soaking plate and a first terminal. The connector has a through hole for passing the first terminal therethrough. The first terminal is disposed in an intermediate layer of the wiring board and is projected outwardly from the side face. When the connector is connected to the wiring board, the first terminal passes through the through hole.01-12-2012
20090035963Semiconductor device socket - A fixed side terminal of a contact terminal having a movable side contact piece and a fixed side contact piece has a contact portion in contact with a group of electrodes of a printed wiring board at a predetermined pressure, and a socket body is fixed to the printed wiring board via locking nibs fastened by a tapping screw.02-05-2009
20120058655ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED IMPEDANCE CONTINUITY - An electrical connector (03-08-2012
20120058654CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly for connecting a peripheral device to a computer includes a male connector having a plurality of first connecting pins and a female connector having a plurality of second connecting pins. The plurality of first connecting pins is configured to connect to the peripheral device. The plurality of second connecting pins is configured to connect to the computer. The plurality of second connecting pins is defined on the first circuit board in a second row and a third row. The plurality of second connecting pins comprises a plurality of differential pairs, and each differential pair comprises two differential transmission lines. The two differential transmission lines of each of the plurality of differential pairs are defined on a single row of the second and third rows.03-08-2012
20120156902METHOD FOR RF CONNECTOR GROUNDING - The present invention relates to radio frequency and microwave connectors, and more particularly to grounding methods for printed wiring board edge-launch connectors. The grounding method comprises conducting tabs secured to a PWB and to an attached connector frame holding coaxial connectors. The conducting tabs thus provide a ground connection between the connector frame and one or more ground conductors on the PWB.06-21-2012
20120108082MULTIPLE STEM DESIGN FOR HIGH DENSITY INTERCONNECTS - A plurality of connecting elements projects from a body's surface. A plurality of indents is defined in the body's surface. Each stem element includes first and second stalks projecting orthogonally from the surface. The first stub includes a pyramidical cap section and at least one generally planar wall. The second stalk is generally parallel to the first stub and spaced apart from the at least one wall, defining a gap therebetween. The second stalk includes a stem projecting from the surface. A lip section extends from a distal end of the stem and protrudes outwardly relative to the stem. An engagement section extends from the lip section. A free end of the engagement section defines a distal end of the second stalk. An outer surface of the engagement section defines a first gradient tapering from the lip section to the distal end of the second stalk.05-03-2012
20110092084CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR COMBINATION FOR BALANCED TRANSMISSION - A connector includes a ground contact formed by a plate-shaped conductor member extending in a longitudinal direction of the connector, and a plurality of signal contact pairs arranged on both sides of the ground contact, with two signal contacts forming each signal contact pair arranged side by side along the longitudinal direction. The ground contact may include a plurality of first lead parts alternately extending towards mutually opposite sides of the plate-shaped conductor member.04-21-2011
20110092083OUT OF PLANE INTEGRAL CONDUCTIVE ARMS AND METHODS FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A printed circuit board includes a multiple-layer electrical circuit board and a conductive arm, wherein the conductive arm has an unconnected end located opposite to the connected end of the conductive arm, wherein the conductive arm has a front side and a backside located opposite to the front side of the conductive arm, wherein the backside of the conductive arm is located adjacent to the multiple layer electrical circuit board. The unconnected end of the conductive arm includes a dimple portion formed integrally with and as a unitary part of a remaining portion of the conductive arm, the dimple portion being out of plane with in plane portions of the connected end of the conductive arm so that the dimple portion is at a greater distance from the circuit board than the in plane portions of the conductive arm, the dimple portion being connected to the in plane portions of the conductive arm via an integrally formed and unitary riser portion. An air gap is formed between the backside of the arm and the multiple layer electrical circuit board, wherein the air gap permits the arm to flex within the air gap. An ink jet component is laminated to the printed circuit board, wherein the dimple on the front side of the arm contacts a surface of the component, wherein a restoring spring force of the conductive arm maintains electrical contactivity between the dimple and the component.04-21-2011
20110065293ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH NEW TYPE OF CONTACTS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing; an upper row of contacts and a lower row of contacts parallel to each other. Each contact includes a retention portion, a mating portion and a pressing arm extending from two opposite ends of the retention portion. Each pressing arm includes a bending portion and a contact tail extending from an end of the contact tail. An imaginary central plane defined in the insulative housing about which the mating portions and the retention portions of contacts of the upper row and the lower row are symmetrical. Wherein each pressing arm includes a bending portion extending to the central plane and a pressing portion extending from the bending portion, the pressing portions are overlapped seen from a direction along which the contacts are arranged.03-17-2011
20110130014ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS ARRANGEMENT - An electrical connector (06-02-2011
20120214322USB INTERFACE DEVICE AND CIRCUIT BOARD THEREOF - An exemplary USB interface device includes a circuit board and a USB socket mounted on the circuit board. The USB socket includes a connecting port, a plurality of electrical pins and fixing pins extending from a side of the USB socket. The circuit board defines first and second inserting hole groups. The USB socket can be selectively inserted into the first or second inserting hole group according to the type of USB socket. When the electrical pins and the fixing pins of the USB socket are inserted into and fixed on the first inserting hole group of the circuit board, the second inserting hole group is standing idle. When the electrical pins and the fixing pins of the USB socket are inserted into and fixed on the second inserting hole group of the circuit board, the first inserting hole group is standing idle.08-23-2012
20090298312PIN FOR INSERTION INTO A RECEIVING OPENING IN A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD AND METHOD FOR INSERTING A PIN INTO A RECEIVING OPENING IN A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - A pin having a contact part may be inserted into a receiving opening in a printed circuit board and anchored in the receiving opening with a press fit. Also, a method provides for inserting a pin into a receiving opening in a printed circuit board, in which the pin is inserted into the receiving opening from one side of the printed circuit board, and a contact part of the pin is anchored in the receiving opening with a press fit. The contact part is inserted into the receiving opening in a contactless manner or with a sliding fit and is subsequently deformed within the receiving opening by expansion transversally to the insertion direction in order to anchor the contact part in the receiving opening with a press fit.12-03-2009
20120077359WIRING STRUCTURE AND JOINT BOX INCLUDING THE SAME - A wiring structure includes a board assembly and pin terminals. In each of pin terminal insertion holes formed in the board assembly, a terminal connection portion electrically connected to a metal foil wire and fitted onto the pin terminal so as to hold the pin terminal is provided in a through-hole of at least one of a plurality of circuit boards forming the board assembly, which forms a part of the pin terminal insertion hole, whereas an insulating sleeve blocking contact between the pin terminal and each of the remaining circuit boards is fitted into through-holes of the remaining circuit boards, which form the remaining part of the pin terminal insertion hole.03-29-2012
20100048043Matched-Impedance Connector Footprints - Disclosed are methodologies for defining matched-impedance footprints on a substrate such as a printed circuit board, for example, that is adapted to receive an electrical component having an arrangement of terminal leads. Such a footprint may include an arrangement of electrically-conductive pads and an arrangement of electrically-conductive vias. The via arrangement may differ from the pad arrangement. The vias may be arranged to increase routing density, while limiting cross-talk and providing for matched impedance between the component and the substrate. The via arrangement may be altered to achieve a desired routing density on a layer of the board. Increasing the routing density may decrease the number of board layers, which tends to decrease capacitance and thereby increase impedance. Ground vias and signal vias may be arranged with respect to one another in such a manner as to affect impedance. Thus, the via arrangement may be altered to achieve an impedance that matches the impedance of the component. The via arrangement may be also be altered to limit cross-talk among neighboring signal conductors. Thus, the via arrangement may be defined to balance the impedance, cross-talk, and routing density requirements of the system.02-25-2010
20100304584CONNECTOR SET AND JOINTER FOR USE THEREIN - A connector set includes at least one of a header and a socket and a jointer. The jointer extends in a direction and is configured to couple the header and the socket so as to be in parallel with each other. The jointer includes first jointer connecting portions provided at both end portions thereof and extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and which are configured to engage first connecting portions provided at both end portions of the header, and second jointer connecting portions provided at both end portions of the jointer body and extending in a third direction opposite to the second direction, and which are configured to engage the second connecting portions provided at both end portions of the socket.12-02-2010
20090061660Connection structure between wired circuit boards - The connection structure between wired circuit boards connects a first wired circuit board and a second wired circuit board. The first wired circuit board includes a metal supporting layer, a first insulating layer formed on the metal supporting layer, and a first conductive pattern formed on the first insulating layer and having a first terminal portion. The metal supporting layer is arranged so as not to be opposed to the first terminal portion in a thickness direction. The first terminal portion and the first insulating layer opposed to the first terminal portion in a thickness direction are folded back into a curved shape. The second wired circuit board includes a second insulating layer, and a second conductive pattern formed on the second insulating layer and having a second terminal portion. The first terminal portion and the second terminal portion are electrically connected to each other.03-05-2009
20090061659THROUGH-HOLE INTERCONNECTION STRUCTURE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER - A through-hole interconnection structure for a semiconductor wafer in which plural wafers are bonded together each having a substrate with devices provided thereon, an electrical signal connecting section is provided on a bonding surface of each wafer, the bonding surface being for bonding with other wafers, and the electrical signal connecting section is electrically connected to an electrical signal connecting section provided on another of the oppositely-facing wafers to form a desired semiconductor circuit, the through-hole interconnection structure being provided with: a through-hole interconnection section which has a through-hole protruding section which protrudes from the bonding surface to conduct the opposite surfaces of the wafer, the through-hole interconnection section being one of the oppositely-facing electrical signal connecting sections; and a bump which is the other of the oppositely-facing electrical signal connecting sections, wherein: the through-hole protruding section has an oppositely-placed pair of wiring side walls which extend from the bonding surface toward the another wafer; an end of the through-hole interconnection section is extended to reach an inside of the bump; and the bump is placed between the pair of wiring side walls.03-05-2009
20090061658ELECTRICAL CONNECTING APPARATUS - The electrical connecting apparatus comprises: a wiring base plate having a first surface provided with a plurality of first conductive portions; a probe base plate having a second surface provided with a plurality of second conductive portions with its second surface opposed to the lower surface; a plurality of screws for removably coupling the wiring base plate and the probe base plate; and a connecting device for electrically connecting the first and second conductive portions.03-05-2009
20120220143CONNECTOR - A connector includes an insulating housing, terminals assembled in the insulating housing, a first shell having a receiving space surrounded by a top plate, two lateral plates and a bottom plate for receiving the insulating housing therein, and a second shell having a base board electrically fixed on the top plate. Two sides of the top plate define two first openings spaced from each other and communicating with the receiving space. A rear side of each first opening extends forward to form an elastic arm with a free end arched downward into the receiving space. Two sides of the base board define two second openings corresponding to the first openings. A rear side of each second opening protrudes forward to form an extending arm resting against a top of the elastic arm for strengthening insertion and extraction strength of the elastic arms acting on a plug connector.08-30-2012
20100190361ELECTRICAL CONNECTING APPARATUS - An electrical connecting apparatus comprises a housing having a first recess extending in a first direction in a horizontal plane, opened downward, and having at least a backside inward surface and a plurality of slits spaced in the first direction and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction in the horizontal plane, a plurality of contacts each arranged in the housing in a state of extending inside the slit from within the first recess and electrically connecting a conductive portion provided on a board to an electrode of a device under test, and a probe holder arranged in the first recess. The backside inward surface of the first recess includes an inclined portion inclined to both the horizontal plane and a vertical plane vertical to it in a state of being further to the front side towards the upper side, and each contact abuts on the inclined portion at least at part of the back end. Thus, slip of the contact against the conductive portion is reduced.07-29-2010
20120231639SURFACE-MOUNT CONNECTER AND SUBSTRATE UNIT - A surface-mount connector includes an enclosure, and a plurality of terminals that is mounted in the enclosure, one end of each of terminals being joined to a surface of a substrate, another end of each terminal fitting into a terminal of a connector that is to be fitted into the surface-mount connector, wherein each of the terminals is mounted in the enclosure so as to be movable within a restricted range in directions to come into contact with and separate from the substrate.09-13-2012
20110003491SOCKET - The present invention relates to a socket including a connector insulatedly disposed inside the socket, the connector including contacts electrically connected to a source of input current. The socket further includes a slot for receiving an electronic card in the socket for connecting it to the connector, and a conductor for coupling the connector to at least one blade contact in the socket. According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the socket further includes an insulating body defining at least one plug blade receiving slot for disposing the blade contact therein, and a card slot which extends to the connector, and the electronic card is further having contacts complementary to each of the connector contacts.01-06-2011
20110003490CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING THE SAME - An electronic device and a connector thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a circuit board and an electronic device and the connector disposed on the circuit board. The connector includes a slot and a cap. The slot is configured for a card module to be plugged in along a plugging direction. A first pillar portion and a second pillar portion are at two opposite sides of the slot. The cap is disposed on a top of the first pillar portion and has a first protruding portion. The first protruding portion protrudes out of a side of the first pillar portion away from the second pillar portion while observing along the plugging direction.01-06-2011
20120088378COMPOSITE CONTACT FOR FINE PITCH ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECT ASSEMBLY - An electrical interconnect assembly for electrically interconnecting terminals on a first circuit member with terminals on a second circuit member. The electrical interconnect assembly includes a housing having a plurality of through openings extending between a first surface and a second surface. A plurality of composite contacts are positioned in a plurality of the through openings. The composite contacts include a conductive member having a central portion and at least first and second interface portions. One or more polymeric layers extend along at least the central portion conductive member. One or more coupling features on the composite contacts engage with the housing. At least one engagement feature formed in the polymeric layers proximate the first interface portion mechanically couples with the terminals on the first circuit member.04-12-2012
20120329298ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector is provided including a connector sub-assembly having a stamped and formed outer contact. A dielectric insert is positioned within the outer contact. A center contact extends through the dielectric insert. A ground contact tab extends from the connector sub-assembly and is configured to ground to a substrate. The ground contact tab is configured for one of through-hole mounting or surface mounting to the substrate. An interface housing receives the connector sub-assembly. A rear housing is coupled to the interface housing. The connector sub-assembly is captured between the interface housing and the rear housing. The rear housing is coupled to the substrate to secure the interface housing to the substrate. The rear housing is configured for one of through-hole mounting or surface mounting to the substrate.12-27-2012
20120329297TERMINAL AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly is provided with a body that extends along a lateral length with a longitudinal height defined by a first body surface and an opposing second body surface. A locking terminal extends through the body and includes an elongate blade having a distal end for electrically connecting to a mating connector and a proximal end adapted to electrically connect to an electronic component with an aperture. At least one tab extends lengthwise from an intermediate portion of the blade and extends through the electronic component aperture. A projection extends outward from the tab such that the projection interferes with the aperture during insertion of the tab therethrough for deforming the tab. After insertion, the tab returns from the deformation and engages the projection to the electronic component for retaining the tab within the aperture.12-27-2012
20120149218ELECTRICAL CONNECTING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention heightens positional accuracy of a plurality of conductive paths provided in a resilient connecting board and having connected thereto a plurality of probes. An electrical connecting apparatus includes a connecting board and a plurality of probes arranged on a lower side of the connecting board. The connecting board includes a first board having resiliency, a first sheet-like member arranged on a lower side of the first board, and a plurality of conductive paths passing through the first sheet-like member in an up-down direction. The probes are connected to lower ends of the conductive paths. The first sheet-like member is made of a photosensitive resin.06-14-2012
20110159713ACRYLIC INSULATING ADHESIVE - A radical-polymerizable acrylic insulating adhesive for NCF-bonding an electronic part to a circuit board includes a (meth)acrylate monomer, a film-forming resin, an inorganic filler, a silane coupling agent, and a radical polymerization initiator. The amount of the inorganic filler is 70 to 160 parts by mass with respect to a total of 100 parts by mass of the (meth)acrylate monomer and the film-forming resin. A radical polymerization cured product of the acrylic insulating adhesive exhibits a glass transition temperature of 150 to 185° C., a linear expansion coefficient (α1) of 30 to 35 ppm in a temperature range that is lower than the glass transition temperature, and a linear expansion coefficient (α2) of 105 to 125 ppm in a temperature range that is equal to or higher than the glass transition temperature. Further, α2/α1 is greater than or equal to 3.4.06-30-2011
20110159712Contact pin structure - The present invention relates to a structural improvement for a contact pin, in which a contact pin is provided with a main body, from one end of which extends a connecting portion, and a contact portion extends from the other end. The contact portion is provided with tapered sections which form a terminal. Accordingly, when using the contact pin, combination of the tapered sections and the terminal of the contact portion enables accommodating electrical portions of different types of batteries and forming a corresponding electrical contact therewith, thereby achieving practical advancement enabling universal use of the single contact pin to accommodate many kinds of specifications.06-30-2011
20080227314FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly for connecting a flexible circuit to a circuit board includes a flexible circuit attached to a clamp member and a plurality of alignment posts extending from the circuit board. The clamp member has notches that receive the posts to place the contact field of the flexible circuit above the contact field of the circuit board. A spring assembly attached to the clamp member has a manually-operated drive that moves a cam member deflecting the spring against the posts, generating a spring force pressing the clamp member against the circuit board. Barriers formed on the posts prevent contact of the flexible circuit with the circuit board until the contact fields are properly aligned.09-18-2008
20080220634APPARATUS FOR RESTRICTING ROTATIONAL MOMENT ABOUT A LONGITUDINAL AXIS OF SMT CONNECTORS - An electrical connector includes a first connector body having an interlocking feature extending therefrom. The interlocking feature interlocks the first connector body with a complimentary interlocking feature extending from an adjacent second connector body to distribute a lateral force on either the first or second connector bodies across the adjacent connector body thereby reducing a rotational moment at a base of each electrical connector connected to a printed circuit board (PCB).09-11-2008
20130178079COMBINATION OF THIN TYPE BATTERY AND CIRCUIT BOARD - A combination of a thin type battery and a circuit board is provided, including a thin type battery, a circuit board, and a joint connector. The thin type battery includes a shell body, a soft packaging cell, and an electric connector. The joint connector is disposed at the circuit board and connected electrically to a circuit of the circuit board. The soft packaging cell of the thin type battery is disposed in the shell body and includes a battery body and a top sealing area. The electric connector is connected electrically to the soft packaging cell. The electric connector can be plugged into the joint connector in a first direction or a second direction, so that the thin type battery can be plugged into the mobile electronic device through the electric connector in the first direction or second direction, to supply power.07-11-2013
20120252235SOCKET FOR SURFACE MOUNT MODULE - In an example, an apparatus, such as a header pin, includes an insulator and a first pin disposed at least partially within the insulator. The first pin includes a first portion configured to electrically couple to a circuit board. A second portion is configured to releasably engage a pin of a surface mount module. The second portion includes a retention feature configured to selectively retain the second portion in engagement with the pin of the surface mount module. The second portion is movable between a first position and a second position, wherein the second portion is biased toward the first position. The second portion is movable to the second position to allow the pin of the surface mount module to pass by the retention feature. The second portion is configured to move back toward the first position to engage the pin of the surface mount module.10-04-2012
20110269322ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED INSULATIVE HOUSING - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a base portion and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion. The base portion has a mounting surface for being mounted to a printed circuit board upwardly, and a lower surface opposite to the mounting surface. The tongue portion has an upper side face, and a lower side face opposite to the upper side face. The mounting surface and the upper side face essentially are lied in a planar surface. A plurality of contacts are received the insulative housing and have contact portions exposed upon the upper side face of the tongue portion.11-03-2011
20130115789EARTH BUSBAR - A device for use with a printed circuit board, PCB, is provided. The device is arranged to electrically connect to a component on the PCB. The device comprises a first layer having a first hole therethrough and a second layer having a second hole therethrough. The second hole is arranged to receive a connector to connect the device to the PCB. Each of the first and second holes has a width in the plane of the respective first or second layer. The first and second holes are substantially coaxial. The width of the first hole is greater than the width of the second hole. Thus proper electrical clearance is provided between the component on the PCB an the device when the connector is not present.05-09-2013
20130130519COUPLING MECHANISM FOR A PCB MOUNTED MICROWAVE RE-ENTRANT RESONANT CAVITY - The microwave signals are coupled from a transmission line embedded in a Printed Circuit Board PCB to a resonant cavity mounted on an external metalized surface of this PCB. The coupling mechanism implements an easy-to-fabricate mechanism leading to high-quality filtering owing to the fact that the end of the transmission line is provided with a metalized feeding pad located at the external layer of the PCB inside the resonant cavity. The resonant cavity is provided with a re-entrant inner stub orthogonal to the PCB and separated from the PCB by a capacitive gap. The metalized feeding pad is facing the inner stub in the area of the capacitive gap and is offset from the axial direction of this inner stub. The metalized feeding pad is further separated from the external metalized surface of the PCB by a surface capacitive gap.05-23-2013
20080207018CONTACT LEAD - A contact lead for engaging with an aperture lead of a circuit carrier, including a substrate contact portion electrically connected to a pad on a substrate a chip contact portion extending from the substrate contact portion and forming an angle with the substrate contact portion raising from the substrate. The contact lead chip contact portion may also be of a cylindrical shape vertically extending from the substrate contact portion. The present invention also provides a module including a printed circuit board having a plurality of pad thereon, the contact lead electrically connected to the pad, an integrated circuit carrier having a plurality of aperture leads, the aperture leads passing through the contact leads and contacting respectively thereof, and a housing structure for housing the module and providing access for the user to assemble the integrated circuit carrier.08-28-2008
20080200048CONNECTOR - A connector includes a control circuit portion having a circuit element, and a housing which has a fitting portion which fits to a mating connector, a receiving chamber which receives the control circuit portion, and a wire holding portion which holds wires connected to the control circuit portion. The wire holding portion is provided on the opposite side of the fitting portion. The wire holding portion holds the wires so that the wires extend in a fitting direction in which the housing fits to the mating connector.08-21-2008
20080200047Electrical Contact-Making Element - An electrical contact-making element for electrical carrier components in an electronic housing is particularly suited for automotive applications. The electrical contact-making element is in the form of a U-shaped plug pin having a base limb and two side limbs. There is provided a robust, reliable electrical contact connection between a plurality of electrical carrier components, such as printed circuit boards, for example, which ensures secure contact is made even in the case of external influences such as vibrations, for example, and can be fitted, by way of a simple press-in mechanism, at the end of the fitting process.08-21-2008
20100291778DETECTION OF IMPROPERLY SEATED ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - A system comprises a circuit board, a pair of electrically-conductive board contacts mounted on the circuit board, and a connector assembly coupled to the board and adapted to receive an electrical component. The connector assembly has a pair of deflectable arms. Each deflectable arm comprises a conductive arm contact. Inserting the electrical component into the connector causes the deflectable arms to be deflected from a resting position and away from said electrical component thereby preventing the board contacts from electrically contacting the arm contacts. When the electrical component is fully seated in the connector, the deflectable arms revert back to the resting positioning thereby causing the arm contacts to electrically contact the board contacts.11-18-2010
20120258614EXPLOSION-PROTECTED PLUG-IN CONNECTOR - An explosion-protected plug-in connector, particularly for coupling of a VoIP telephone with a network, has at least one housing and at least one first electrical connector unit in the housing. At least one conductor end section of the network engages into the connector unit. Supplemental to the first electrical connector unit, which is configured as an IDC terminal unit, there is at least one further second IDC terminal unit provided in the housing. The conductor end section engages into the two IDC terminal units. A hold-down disposed between the two IDC terminal units is provided for the conductor end section.10-11-2012
20110294313RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector is provided for mounting on a printed circuit having a contact mounting area and an incoming trace that extends into the contact mounting area. The receptacle connector includes a housing having a slot configured to receive a mating connector therein. The receptacle connector also includes an upper contact and a lower contact held by the housing. The upper and lower contacts include mating segments, mounting feet, and intermediate segments that extend between the mating segments and the mounting feet. The mounting foot of the lower contact is configured to be mounted on the incoming trace of the printed circuit such that the mounting foot creates a conductive path between the incoming trace and the intermediate segment of the lower contact. The conductive path forms part of a propagation path of electrical current through the electrical trace and the lower contact.12-01-2011
20120289067WATERPROOF ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND SYSTEM - In one possible embodiment, a waterproof connector is provided having pins secured to a bendable board. The bendable board and a portion of each of the pins are encased in a compressible material capable of providing a biasing force on the plurality of pins upon mating with a mating surface. The compressible material also provides a deformable sealing surface for mating with the mating surface.11-15-2012
20120021625SOCKET AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A socket detachably connects a connecting item to a substrate via connecting terminals. The socket includes a support member with first and second surfaces to fix the connecting terminals, and penetrating holes formed in the support member. Each connecting terminal includes first and second connecting parts formed on opposite ends thereof. Each connecting terminal is inserted into a corresponding penetrating hole in a state in which the first connecting part is fixed to the first surface and the second connecting part projects from the second surface of the support member.01-26-2012
20090258512IC SOCKET - The object of the present invention is to provide an IC socket having a constitution for simplifying the motion of an activating member for operating a lever, whereby the operation of the lever may be easily applied to an automated machine. A lever member 10-15-2009
20120071012Mini Display Port Structure - A mini display port structure is provided for receiving a connector insert. The mini display port structure includes a circuit board unit and a receptacle unit. The circuit board unit has a base board, wherein an opening is formed on one side of the base board. A portion of the receptacle unit is accommodated in the opening of the circuit board unit and is connected to the base board. Accordingly, the circuit board unit is elevated at a certain position within the height of receptacle unit, and thus the height of the receptacle unit can include the height of the circuit board unit at the same time, thereby shrinking the height of the mini display port structure after the circuit board unit is assembled for making a compact mini display port.03-22-2012

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