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Integral retainer and cam separator

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439 - Electrical connectors

439152000 - WITH COUPLING SEPARATOR

439153000 - Including retainer or joiner

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
439157000 Integral retainer and cam separator 89
20090305536ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A LEVER ASSIST MATING MECHANISM - An electrical connector is disclosed that includes a receptacle connector and a plug connector with a lever to assist mating the receptacle and plug connectors. The lever rotates within a slot formed between the receptacle and plug connectors. The lever is configured to permit an operator to mate and unmate the receptacle and plug connectors with a reduced mating and unmating force provided by the mechanical advantage of the lever. The lever may include an optional snap feature for securely engaging the lever in a closed position.12-10-2009
20090156033Connector arrangement - A connector arrangement comprises a rigid inner conductor (06-18-2009
20100093199SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING PICKUP CAP REMOVED BY OPERATION OF LEVER THEREOF - An socket connector includes an electrical connector and a pick up cap installed on the electrical connector and can be separated from the connector, the electrical connector includes a base receiving a plurality of contacts, a cover covered and may slid slightly on the base. a lever received between a head of the base and the cover for driving the cover slid slightly compared to the base. Two side walls of the base at least having one pair of ejecting platforms, the pick up cap having ejecting blocks equipping with said ejecting platforms, said cover having notch for receiving said ejecting platforms and ejecting blocks, by means of lever driving, leading the ejecting block of the pick up cap moving up along the ejecting platform until said pick up cap automatic separated from the connector.04-15-2010
20130045614LOCK-RELEASE ADAPTER AND COMMUNICATION CABLE UNIT - A lock-release adapter attached to a first connector, the first connector being put into a locked state with a second connector upon the first connector being fitted with the second connector, the locked state being released when a lock-release projection of the first connector is depressed, the lock-release adapter includes a holder fitted with the first connector, and an axial member pivotally supported by the holder, the axial member including, at one end in a direction of the pivot axis of the axial member, a projection portion that projects in a direction perpendicular to the pivot axis, the projection portion depressing the lock-release projection to release the locked state when the axial member is in a first pivot position.02-21-2013
20130052847RETRACTION ARM TO EXTRACT A MEZZANINE CIRCUIT BOARD CONNECTOR FROM A MOTHERBOARD CONNECTOR - An information handling system mezzanine circuit board disposed in a parallel configuration over a motherboard is selectively coupled and de-coupled at the motherboard with a retraction and latching device that translates retraction force applied at an accessible actuation portion to push upward from below the mezzanine circuit board. A retraction portion of the retraction and latching device provides an upward force at the bottom surface of the mezzanine circuit board to separate the mezzanine circuit board connector from the motherboard connector so that an end user can lift the mezzanine circuit board away from the motherboard.02-28-2013
20090325411LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR - In a lever-type connector, a lever 12-31-2009
20090042423Lever-Type Connector - Slide members in the lever-type connector are respectively provided with resilient latch arms and respectively have latching projections that latch on the corresponding drive projections during the temporary mating with the mating connector. Each of the resilient latch arms is formed between a pair of slits respectively extending from specified points which are located in the end portion of one of the cam grooves toward the corresponding entrance where the corresponding drive projection enters and on the side opposite from the side of the entry of the corresponding drive projection so as to undergo elastic deformation in the direction of thickness of the slide member.02-12-2009
20090093145LEVER FITTING CONNECTOR - A lever fitting connector includes: a connector having a housing; a lever pivotally mounted on the housing and rotated to connect/disconnect the connector to/from a mating connector; a center portion provided on the lever to serve as a pivot of the lever; a center supporting portion provided on an outer surface of the housing at a center along a direction perpendicular to a connecting direction of the connector toward the mating connector so as to pivotally support the center portion; a pair of expanding-prevention portions symmetrically provided with respect to a virtual line parallel to the connecting direction of the connector through the center supporting portion so that the lever is prevented from expanding to outside of the housing.04-09-2009
20130059455CARD EDGE CONNECTOR - A card edge connector 03-07-2013
20130065412CONNECTOR ENGAGEMENT BODY - A connector engagement body includes: a first connector including a first signal terminal and a first power supply terminal; a second connector including a power supply terminal locking portion, a signal terminal locking portion, a second signal terminal, and a second power supply terminal; and a lever including a signal terminal releasing portion, a power supply terminal releasing portion, a power supply terminal locked portion, and a signal terminal locked portion. The lever is engaged with the first connector and the second connector and causes a mating force and a separating force to act between the first connector and the second connector by moving between a mated position and a separated position relative to the first connector and the second connector.03-14-2013
20110021048Lever-Type Connector - A lever-type connector capable of securely and efficiently carrying out a secondary latch onto a contact by a retainer and release of the secondary latch is provided. The lever-type connector includes an inner housing, an outer housing, a retainer, a slider, a lever and a first and second retainer operation passageway. The inner housing includes a contact receiving passageway for receiving a contact, which is latched by a retainer inserted into the inner housing. The inner housing is inserted into and received by the outer housing. The slider is movable within the outer housing and having a cam groove into which a cam pin provided on the mating connector is inserted. The lever is attached to the outer housing and moves the slider by rotation of the lever. The first retainer operation passageway is positioned on a side surface of the outer housing, while the second retainer operation passageway is located on the slider. The first retainer operation passageway is in communication with the second retainer operation passageway when the slider is set to a mated position.01-27-2011
20110021047Lever-Type Connector - A lever-type connector capable of detecting displacement of a slider within a housing is provided. The lever-type connector includes a housing that has a contact receiving passageway for receiving a contact, a movable slider that is received within the housing, and a lever that can rotate between a mating start position and a mating completion position. By positioning the lever to the mating completion position, the slider is set to a mating position, thereby completing mating with a mating connector. The lever-type connector further includes an inspection hole that corresponds and communicates with a cam groove only when the slider is set to the mating position. The inspection hole is provided on a front surface of the housing.01-27-2011
20090047812ATTACHING STRUCTURE OF CONNECTOR - An attaching structure of a connector for attaching a connector to an attached portion, includes: a holding unit which holds the connector at an attaching position by sliding the connector in a direction of intersecting with a superimposing direction of the connector and the attached portion to superimpose the connector on the attached portion; and a pair of holes provided at the connector and the attached portion for passing a screw member by being communicated with each other when the connector is disposed at the attaching position.02-19-2009
20120040545TRANSCEIVER CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED RELEASING MECHANISM - A transceiver connector (02-16-2012
20100048049ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector assembly comprising a pair of male connectors adapted to butt together, end to end, to complete an electrical connection, and a hollow barrel to accommodate the male connectors, the barrel having latch means to force the male connectors into abutting contact.02-25-2010
20110143563CARD EDGE CONNECTOR HAVING A SPRING MEMBER FOR LOCKING WITH A MODULE - A card edge connector includes a longitudinal insulative housing having a receiving slot formed therein and extending in a longitudinal direction for insertion of a module; a set of contacts retained in the insulative housing and protruding into the receiving slot for mating with the module; an ejector rotatably attached to one longitudinal end of the insulative housing for latching with or ejecting the module; and a spring member retained in the other longitudinal end of the insulative housing and having a pair of resilient locking arms for locking with the module.06-16-2011
20120289070LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR11-15-2012
20090181566LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR AND A CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - Locking projections (07-16-2009
20090317993Lever-Type Connector - There is provided a lever-type connector capable of preventing the dropping off from an inner housing from an outer housing to remain at a mating connector side, when the lever-type connector is separated from the mating connector. A lever-type connector is provided with an inner housing, an outer housing that is attached to the inner housing and that prevents the separation of a second seal; sliders that are received in slider receiving slots to move slidably and that have cam grooves into which cam pins arranged at the mating connector are inserted; and a lever that is provided at the outer housing to be movable and that slides the sliders. When the lever-type connector is separated from the mating connector, the sliders pull the inner housing in a direction away from the mating connector.12-24-2009
20100081304HIGH-POWER BREAKER SWITCH FOR A VEHICLE - Breaker switch includes connector, socket, and surrounding housings. The connector housing has contacts and a blocking lever. The socket housing has sockets and a gear rack. An operating lever has a gear mounted to the connector housing and engaged to the gear rack to mount the connector and socket housings such that the connector housing is movable relative to the socket housing between starting and final positions. In the starting position the connector and socket housings disengage such that the contacts and sockets disengage. In the final position the connector and socket housings engage such that the contacts and sockets engage. In the starting and final positions the blocking lever engages the gear to maintain the position of the connector housing. The surrounding housing is connected to the socket housing and has a control edge that releases the blocking lever from the gear to enable the connector housing to move.04-01-2010
20090263997LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR AND METHOD OF OPERATING IT - A first housing (10-22-2009
20090263998ELECTRICAL PLUG CONNECTOR - An electrical plug connector includes a first connector housing, a slider, and a cap. The slider has slider surfaces insertable into the first housing in a direction transverse to a direction of insertion of a second housing to the first housing at a connecting side of the first housing. The slider is connected to the first housing upon the slider surfaces being inserted into the first housing. The cap is on a cap side of the first housing lying opposite to the connecting side of the first housing. The slider surfaces connect with the cap to latch the cap to the cap side of the first housing upon the slider surfaces being inserted into the first housing.10-22-2009
20090170358LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - Two supports (07-02-2009
20080293273CONNECTION ASSEMBLY FOR OFFSETTING TILTING - A connection assembly for offsetting tilting caused by weight difference between two objects includes a first male connector, a second male connector linearly misaligned with the first male connector, a first female connector and a second female connector linearly misaligned with the first female connector. Both the first and second male connectors are formed on a first object and both the first and second female connectors are formed on a second object. Due to the misaligned relationship, weight of the combination between the first object and the second object is redistributed to avoid tilting.11-27-2008
20080220637Card edge connector with latch - A card edge connector (09-11-2008
20090163062LEVER TYPE CONNECTOR - Provided is a lever type connector for fitting connectors by swinging a lever 06-25-2009
20090163063LEVER TYPE CONNECTOR - Provided is a lever type connector for fitting connectors by swinging a lever 06-25-2009
20090163061LEVER TYPE CONNECTOR - Provided is a lever type connector for fitting a connector by a swing operation of a lever 06-25-2009
20090186502Card edge connector having an improved latch - A card edge connector (07-23-2009
20080318456SAFETY LUER CONNECTION - A connection device has a male connector and a female connector. The female connector will only accommodate the dedicated male connector, thereby prohibiting a misconnection with the wrong male connector. In certain embodiments, a member prohibits male connectors, other than a dedicated male connector, from being inserted into the female connector. In certain other embodiments, a post prohibits male connectors, other than a dedicated male connector including a slot, from being inserted into the female connector. In still certain other embodiments, a series of prongs in the male connector and corresponding grooves in the female connector ensure the proper connection. Once the male connector is inserted and secured within the female connector, a fluid-tight seal is formed between the male connector and the female connector.12-25-2008
20090023317LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever-type connector (01-22-2009
20100248513LOCKING DEVICE - The invention proposes a locking device for a two-part connector housing. This locking device consists of two locking elements in connection with an actuating handle. The locking elements respectively consist of a one-piece wire element and feature on one end a part that is shaped in the form of an open eyelet and serves for encompassing a bearing pin of a first connector housing half. On the other end, they feature a part that is shaped in the form of an indentation and serves for producing a snap connection with a locking pin of the second connector housing half. Since the locking elements are manufactured of a flexible spring steel wire, they can be elastically bent such that they can be pushed over the bearing pins of an existing connector housing half and engaged at this location in order to allow the retrofitting of an already installed connector with a locking device with superior environmental resistance.09-30-2010
20090075505Electrical switch and outlet design that can be safely replaced with the power on and without tools - An electrical switch and outlet design which includes a modular electrical component system having a universal connector which can receive replacement switches, sockets and other electrical components. The connection between these switches, sockets or other components and the universal connector is controlled by a lifting system in which the entirety of the replacement module is inserted into a receptacle or removed therefrom without the user touching any electrical wiring. Essentially, components are changed by plugging a component into and unplugging one from a universal grounded connector.03-19-2009
20110230071CONNECTOR - A connector has a housing (09-22-2011
20090075506Lever lock type connector - A lever lock type connector includes a pair of outer housings including connecting terminals for an electrical connection, the pair of outer housings being joined each other by a rotating operation of a rotating lever in a state that the rotating lever rotatably supported by one of the pair of outer housings is engaged with an engaging portion of an other of the pair of outer housings, and a locking member that is provided on the one of the pair of outer housings and movable towards a sidewall of the other of the pair of outer housings. The locking member is adapted to move towards the sidewall of the other of the pair of outer housings in conjunction with the rotating operation of the rotating lever so as to contact the sidewall of the other of the pair of outer housings.03-19-2009
20090209122Stackable electronic housing with male or female connector strips - A connector assembly for printed circuit board terminal blocks and the like includes a housing having spaced side and end walls defining a chamber, and a first connector component mounted in the chamber adjacent an access opening contained in the housing walls. A second connector component external of the housing is displaceable between an engaged position in electrical engagement with the first connector component, and a disengaged position disengaged from the first component. A separating lever pivotally connected with the second connector component includes a cam arrangement that cooperates with the housing side walls to displace the second connector component from the engaged position toward the disengaged position relative to the first connector component. A locking arrangement may be provided for locking together the connector components in the electrically engaged condition.08-20-2009
20090117764Lever-Type Connector - A lever is attached to a connector housing in a rotatable manner. This lever includes a pair of arm plates having rotation supporting points at one ends and a connection bar linking the other ends of the arm plates. This lever has a substantially U-like shape. According to this lever, when one ends of the pair of arm plates are opened to the outer sides, the rotation supporting point of the lever is attached, in a rotatable manner, to a rotation supporting pivot of the outer face of the connector housing. By this structure, the lever is rotated for operation to realize a cam action to assist the connectors to be fitted to each other and to be disengaged from one another. According to this lever-type connector, the lever is attached to the connector housing, and subsequently the connection between the arm plates at a position closer to the rotation supporting point of the lever than to the connection bar is provided as a link member linking the arm plates. The movable element of the fitting sensing switch constitutes this link member.05-07-2009
20090246991ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING AUTOMATIC LEVER LOCK RELEASE - An electrical connector assembly includes a plug assembly for mating with a header. The plug assembly includes a plug housing and a lever, where the lever includes gear teeth which cooperate with a tooth on the header in a rack and pinion fashion. The lever is locked to the plug housing when the lever is poised for the plug housing to be inserted into the header. A release member on the header releases the lever from the locked position allowing the lever to be rotated to the position where the lever gear teeth mesh with the header tooth, to draw the plug assembly into the header.10-01-2009
20090246992ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING DISCONNECTION ASSIST - An electrical connector assembly includes a plug assembly for mating with a header. The plug assembly includes a plug housing and a lever, where the lever includes gear teeth which cooperate with a tooth on the header in a rack and pinion fashion. The lever is locked to the plug housing when the lever is poised for the plug housing to be inserted into the header. A release member on the header releases the lever from the locked position allowing the lever to be rotated to the position where the lever gear teeth mesh with the header tooth, to draw the plug assembly into the header. A cam on the lever also contacts a contact surface in the header, which pre-lifts the plug assembly during disconnection.10-01-2009
20090170357Connector having a locking mechanism excellent in operability - In a connector including a connector body capable of being connected to or disconnected from a connecting object in a first direction, the connector body has, in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, a particular dimension greater than a dimension thereof in a third direction perpendicular to the first and second directions. A locking portion is coupled to the connector body for locking the connecting object. The the locking portion is adapted to release locking of the connecting object with movement thereof in the second direction. An operating portion is coupled to the connector body and adapted to engage with the locking portion. The operating portion is adapted to move the locking portion in the second direction according to movement thereof in the third direction.07-02-2009
20100297861SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED ACTUATING MECHANISM FOR DRIVING MOVING PLATE - A socket connector includes a socket body, a moving plate movably mounted upon the socket body, and an actuating mechanism. The actuating mechanism comprises a lid, a first operating lever, and a second operating lever. The first and second operating levers are disposed between the lid and moving plate with opposite tilted angles. The first operating lever has a cam section engaged with a bearing section formed on the moving plate so as to drive the moving plate to move in a substantially horizontal direction.11-25-2010
20110117761CONNECTOR WITH A SECONDARY CONNECTOR - A connector (05-19-2011
20100279530Snap-in Electrical Connector with Locking Cam and Method of Use - A connector assembly including a connector body with a locking cam defined on an external surface. In a method of use the locking cam cooperates with a perimeter of a knock-out hole into which the connector is to be inserted. During insertion of the connector body the locking cam engages the knock-out hole and deforms a retainer ring so as to permit further insertion. Once the connector body is fully seated, the locking cam cooperates with a locking tang on the retainer ring to hold the connector assembly together.11-04-2010
20110034049Lever-Type Connector - There is provided a lever-type connector capable of improving lock-releasing properties of a lever secured by a lock. The lever-type connector is provided with catches arranged at a connector of a lever, a lock at a rear surface of a wire cover, and a releasing portion at the connector. The lever includes a pair of side plates and a connector for connecting both ends of the side plates to each other, with the lever being rotatably attached to the housing between a release position and a mating position. The wire cover is attached at a rear side of the housing. The lever further includes a catch that is arranged at the connector, which is secured by a lock positioned at a rear surface of the wire cover. The lock prevents the lever from rotating to one side of the wire cover by locking the catch of the lever located at the locked position. A first plate spring of the lock extends from one side of the wire cover to the other side, while a locking portion of the lock is positioned at an end portion of the first plate spring. The locking portion is for securing the catch. A release is arranged at the connector and is used to release the catches secured by the lock.02-10-2011
20100151714LEVER TYPE CONNECTOR - A pivoting lever has tongue-like movable pieces formed in a squared U-shape on both side faces of a cover member, and locking claws at intermediate parts of the movable piece. A pivoting lever is pivotally supported on a support pin of the cover member. Circular arc-shaped cam grooves are formed in a lever body part, and locking holes engaging locking claws are formed in the lever body part. When a mating housing is pressed into a housing and the lever is pivoted, the cam grooves drive a driven pin and pull the mating housing toward the housing. The lever contacts the locking claws, and pivots the locking claws while pushing them down. When the housings are joined, the locking claws returned to the original positions fitted into the locking holes, setting the lever to a locked state, thereby disabling further rotation and reverse rotation of the lever.06-17-2010
20090221167Electrical connector - An electrical connector including a housing; electrical contacts connected to the housing; and a mate assist system for assisting in mating the electrical connector to a mating electrical connector. The mate assist system includes a lever pivotably connected to the housing, a slider slidably connected to the housing, and a system for preventing unintentional movement of the lever from an unlocked position. The system for preventing unintentional movement of the lever includes a first latch adapted to be manually actuated by a user and a second latch on the slider adapted to be automatically moved by the mating electrical connector when the housing is initially mounted on the mating electrical connector. Both the first and second latches are moved to enable movement of the lever from the unlocked position.09-03-2009
20100184314ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING LATCHING MEMBERS MANEUVERED BY LEVER - An electrical connector is adapted for electrically connecting an electronic package (07-22-2010
20090311893LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever type connector comprises a first connector housing; a second connector housing including a projection; and a lever pivotally engaged with the first connector housing and including two arm plates and an interconnecting bar which connects the two arm plates. The each arm plate comprises a provisional-retaining projection projecting from the arm plate toward the other arm plate, which abuts to the projection and causes to deform the arm plate so that the arm plate recedes to the other arm plate when the projection is inserted into the cam groove; and a cancellation lever extending from an edge of the arm plate and positioned at a counter side of the inlet with respect to the pivotal support, which cause to deform the arm plate so that the arm plate recedes to the other arm plate when the cancellation lever is pressed to come close to the other cancellation lever.12-17-2009
20110250771LEVER CONNECTOR - A lever connector includes a first connector portion including a first terminal housing with a plurality of first connecting terminals, a second connector portion including a second terminal housing with a plurality of second connecting terminals, a plurality of isolating plates, a connecting member to fix the first and second connecting terminals at the contacts therebetween, and a lever structure including a turn lever provided to hold both sides of either one of the first or second terminal housing. The lever structure includes a connecting member manipulating mechanism for turning the turn lever to manipulate the connecting member to apply a pressing force to each of the contacts or release the applying of that pressing force. The connecting member manipulating mechanism includes a contact holding means for maintaining the electrical connections between the first and second connecting terminals, respectively, even in the event of the absence of the turn lever.10-13-2011
20100130039COMPLEX CONNECTOR - A complex connector, comprises a male connector composed of a first male connector and the second male connector formed integrally with each other; a first female connector to which a second female connector and a lock assistant are attached in a movable manner, wherein the lock assistant includes an elongated cantilever member extending toward the first male connector, and a projection retaining engagement with the engagement portion of the first female connector is formed at a distal end of the elongated cantilever member, and in a condition in which the first male connector and the first female connector are disengaged from each other, the projection is retainingly engaged with the engagement portion, and in a condition in which the projection is retainingly engaged with the engagement portion, the projecting portion of the second female connector abuts against the abutment portion of the lock assistant.05-27-2010
20090023316LEVER-FITTING TYPE CONNECTOR01-22-2009
20080248665Connector and Connector Assembly - A connector has a first housing (10-09-2008
20080248664LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY10-09-2008
20090317992OBJECT FITTING/REMOVING DRIVE UNIT, AND CONNECTOR UNIT - An object fitting/removing drive unit capable of fitting objects to each other, even if there is not enough working space in a fitting/removing direction of one object. Operation members holding cable connectors are accommodated in an inner frame in a manner movable in the fitting/removing direction. The inner frame is movably supported by outer frames along a direction orthogonal to the fitting/removing direction between initial and fitting-completed positions. A coupling member engaged with header connectors is movably supported by the outer frames along a direction orthogonal to the fitting/removing direction. When the inner frame is moved from the initial position to the fitting-completed position by being pressed by the coupling member, the outer frames guide the operation members toward the header connectors to fit the cable connectors and the header connectors to each other. A drive force transferring unit transfers driving force in the orthogonal direction.12-24-2009
20110053395BREAK-AWAY ADAPTER - The invention is directed to an adapter for use with a connector assembly. The adapter has a receptacle body and a locking sleeve. The receptacle body is applied to a first portion of the connector assembly, and the locking sleeve is applied to a second portion of the connector assembly. The locking sleeve can be easily disengaged from the receptacle body to remove the second portion or the connector assembly from the first portion.03-03-2011
20110151694LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever-type connector has a device-side housing (06-23-2011
20100210127LEVER ENGAGING TYPE CONNECTOR - To enable a male connector and a female connector to be opposed to each other in parallel, at least when female terminals and male terminals of the respective connectors start to be connected, so that engagement of the male terminals with the female terminals can be smoothly and coaxially performed, without applying excessive stress to each other, a thick wall part 08-19-2010
20110189874COAXIAL LATCHING CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly includes a receptacle connector that has a housing, a lever arm, and a center contact. The housing defines an interior chamber. The lever arm is pivotally joined to the housing. The center contact is disposed within the interior chamber and is oriented along a longitudinal axis of the receptacle connector. The mating connector includes a plug body and an axial conductive member. The axial conductive member is disposed in the plug body along a center axis of the plug body. The lever arm of the receptacle connector engages the plug body of the mating connector when the plug body is received in the interior chamber and pivots relative to the housing to drive the plug body within the interior chamber and mate the axial conductive member with the center contact.08-04-2011
20110111610CONNECTOR FOR USE IN VEHICLE - The present invention provides a connector for use in a vehicle, the connector including a male connector, a female connector and a connector cover mounted on the circumferential surface of the female connector thereby providing secure connection and removing/reducing noise of the vehicle. More specifically, the female connector includes a housing, a projection formed to project on top of the housing, an operating lever horizontally disposed over the housing in the forward and backward direction to perform a seesaw motion, and a locking projection formed at the front bottom of the operating lever. On the other hand, the male connector is configured to be inserted into the female connector and connected to the female connector by the locking projection. Furthermore, the female connector is double locked and the connector cover is molded with ferrite powder to remove or reduce noise of the vehicle.05-12-2011
20110086529LEVER-TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever type connector includes a lever which includes a pair of parallel plates and a grip portion connecting parallel plates each other and is attached to a connector housing. Each of the parallel plates is formed with a reception hole into which one of shafts is inserted and a cam groove. First and second retaining projections which retain the lever by engaging with a retaining portion provided on the lever are provided at opposite ends of the opposite sides of the connector housing. The lever is retained by the first retaining projection so as to be located at a position where a rear face is exposed so that a terminal connected with a wire can be inserted through the rear face, and is retained by the second retaining projection so as to dispose the cam groove at a position where the cam groove can receive a cam pin of a mating connector.04-14-2011
20090203241LEVER FITTING TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever fitting type connector includes a male connector having a temporary-retaining convex portion, a lever having a temporary-retaining portion, and a female connector having a fitting space. An inner wall forming the fitting space has a guiding groove portion and a receiving groove portion and has a release portion. When the fulcrum projection is located in the guide groove portion at the initial process of the fitting operation, a clearance represented by X is formed between the fulcrum projection and an edge wall of the guide groove portion, and a clearance represented by Y is formed between the temporary-retaining portion and the temporary-retaining convex portion, and the formula, (X×b08-13-2009
20130224975Lever Connector - A lever connector includes a housing, and a lever rotatably provided on the housing to be rotated in a locking direction to be disposed at a connection locking position. The lever includes support plate portions rotatably supported by both sides of the housing, each support plate portion has a protrusion portion protruding toward a side of the housing, the both sides of the housing have groove portions with which the protrusion portions of the lever at the connection locking position are engaged, each groove portion has a tapered surface inclined in a protruding direction of a protrusion portion as extending in the locking direction of the lever, and as the protrusion portions are slid along the tapered surfaces to be engaged with the tapered surfaces, respectively, the lever is applied with a rotating force in the locking direction.08-29-2013
20120058656PLUG-IN CONNECTOR - A connector (03-08-2012
20100068906LEVER ENGAGEMENT TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever type engagement connector includes a first connector; a second connector to be engaged with the first connector; and a lever including a connection portion at which the lever is jointed to the first connector, and an end portion at which the lever is jointed to the second connector so as to rotate from a first position to a second position, an operation portion which is provided at an opposite side of the end portion respective to the connection portion, and a lock portion which is provided between the operation portion and the first connector when the lever is at the first position and is engaged with the second connector when the lever is at a second position. Preferably, the operation portion defines a touching surface and the lock portion is provided below the touching surface.03-18-2010
20110104921CONNECTOR AND SERIES OF CONNECTORS - A connector has a housing (05-05-2011
20090130878Cable assembly with improved fastening device - A cable assembly (05-21-2009
20090130877CONNECTOR - Supporting shafts (05-21-2009
20120252239ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a body having a plurality of receiving slots, a plurality of terminals respectively accommodated in the receiving slots, each terminal having a stopping portion, and a cover, slideably covered on the body, and having a plurality of pressed surfaces respectively corresponding to the stopping portions. When the cover slides along a first direction relative to the body, the stopping portion limits upward displacement of the pressed surface, so as to limit upward warping of the cover, thereby ensuring good contact between the terminal and a mating element.10-04-2012
20120178274CARD EDGE CONNECTOR - A card edge connector comprises an body, a plurality of terminals received into the body, and at least one card-ejecting member installed on the body. The body comprises a base portion having an insertion slot and an installation portion disposed on at least one end of the base portion. The card-ejecting member comprises a pivotable main body disposed on the installation portion, an ejecting portion disposed on the lower end of the main body and opposing the bottom of the insertion slot, and a metal reinforcing member; the metal reinforcing member is disposed on the ejecting portion of the card-ejecting member.07-12-2012
20120190224ELECTRONIC MODULE WITH IMPROVED LATCH MECHANISM - An electronic module (07-26-2012
20110124213LEVER TYPE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - The present disclosure provides an electrical connector assembly having electrical connectors that are matingly connected and disconnected by operation of a lever actuator of one of the connectors. The lever is pivotally connected to one of the connectors and includes a drive gear at an end thereof. Each drive gear has gear teeth and a cam projection. The gear teeth of the drive gear mesh with gear teeth of a follower or mating gear pivotally mounted on the housing of the connector carrying the lever. The mating gear also includes a cam projection. The other connector has cam grooves positioned to engage with each cam projection such that movement of the lever causes drive gear to pivot all the cam projections to engage cam grooves and move the connectors to a fully mated condition.05-26-2011
20080299805Connector of a double-sided connection type with a flexible internal mechanism - In a connector to be connected by press contact in a connecting direction, plural contacts are coupled to a first frame having two principal surfaces opposite to each other in the connecting direction. A second frame is coupled to the first frame and guides the first frame in a specific direction perpendicular to the connecting direction. Each of the contacts includes an insulating elastic member and a conductor combined with the elastic member. The conductor includes portions protruding from the principal surfaces, respectively.12-04-2008
20120322283CARD EDGE CONNECTOR AND ASSEMBLY INCLUDING THE SAME - A card edge connector includes a dielectric housing having an end portion configured to receive a latch/eject member for ejecting and latching a card module in a pivot manner The latch/eject member includes a lower end surface, which is located outside the dielectric housing when the latch/eject member is in the locking position.12-20-2012
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20110250770LEVER CONNECTOR - A lever connector includes a first connector portion including a first terminal housing with a plurality of first connecting terminals, a second connector portion including a second terminal housing with a plurality of second connecting terminals, a plurality of isolating plates, a connecting member to fix the first and second connecting terminals at the contacts therebetween, and a lever structure including a turn lever provided to hold both sides of either one of the first or second terminal housing. The lever structure includes a housing attaching/detaching mechanism for turning the turn lever to pull and mate the first and second terminal housings together, or pull the first and second terminal housings apart to release the mating, and a connecting member manipulating mechanism for turning the turn lever to manipulate the connecting member to apply a pressing force to each of the contacts or release the applying of that pressing force.10-13-2011
20120329302ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector comprises a first connector element (12-27-2012
20120329301CARD EDGE CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED EJECTOR - A card edge connector (12-27-2012
20120149223ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING LEVER - Electrical connector is disclosed. The electrical connector includes a body. The body includes a bottom. The bottom includes a base that is elongated along a first direction between first and second ends of the base. The base includes a plurality of electrical contacts. The body also includes a first side that is proximate the first end of the base. The electrical connector also includes a first lever that is disposed at the first side of the body and is capable of pivoting about a pivot point between first and second end positions. The first lever includes a first portion that is on one side of the pivot point and is configured to latchingly engage a mating connector when the first lever is at the first end position. The first lever also includes a second portion that is on the opposite side of the pivot point and includes a first branch and a second branch. The first branch is configured to at least partially eject an engaged mating connector when the first lever is at the second end position. The second branch is configured to contact the first end of the base when the first lever is at the second end position. When attempting to pivot the first lever beyond the second end position, the base keeps the first lever at the second end position by applying a reaction force to the second branch, where the reaction force is primarily along the first direction.06-14-2012
20130017697LEVER FITTING-TYPE CONNECTORAANM Furuya; YoshinobuAACI Makinohara-shiAACO JPAAGP Furuya; Yoshinobu Makinohara-shi JPAANM Hasegawa; HirotakaAACI Makinohara-shiAACO JPAAGP Hasegawa; Hirotaka Makinohara-shi JPAANM Fukuda; HiroshiAACI Makinohara-shiAACO JPAAGP Fukuda; Hiroshi Makinohara-shi JP - A lever fitting-type connecter of the present invention has housing having a main body and a pair of projections; a lever having holes into which the projections are inserted, the lever rotated in a state that the projections are inserted into the holes from a non-fitting position before being fitted to another connector to a fitting position fitted to the other connector by rotating around the projection; an engagement receiving portion arranged in the projection so as to sandwich the lever between the main body and the engagement receiving portion; a first overlapping position arranged in the lever and overlapped with the engagement receiving portion at the non-fitting position; a second overlapping position arranged in the lever and overlapped with the engagement receiving portion at the fitting position; and an engaging portion arranged between the first and second overlapping positions and engaged to the engagement receiving portion.01-17-2013
20080242132Electrical connection for high humidity and low temperature environments - A plug and socket electrical connection for environments with high humidity and low temperatures has a socket with female connections (holes with an electrical terminals), a circular recess for receiving a mating part and tabs and a plug with a male connection (electrodes), the mating part and hooks. The electrical connections are protected from moisture by a snug fit and o-rings when the socket and the plug are electrically connected and the tabs and hooks hold the socket and plug together in place. The socket and plug are disconnected by movement of a handle holding the hooks that is part of the plug and can act as a lever to help the disconnection. The handle also provides a convenient finger hold for pulling the plug away from the socket.10-02-2008
20130095679CARD EDGE CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED EJECTOR - A card edge connector (04-18-2013
20130102172LEVER TYPE CONNECTOR - A lever type connector in which workability in inserting terminals is enhanced is provided. A lever type connector 04-25-2013
20130102171ELECTRICAL CARD CONNECTOR - An electrical card connector 04-25-2013
20130130526CARD EDGE CONNECTOR - A card edge connector (05-23-2013
20080200052Combination of lever connector and mating connector - A combination of first and second connectors fittable with and detachable from each other is disclosed. The first connector comprises a first body, a guided portion and a stopper-releaser. The guided portion is held by the first body and is movable between a detachment position and a fit position via a preliminary-fit position when the first connector is fitted with or detached from the second connector. The fit position and the preliminary-fit position are within the second connector. The stopper-releaser accompanies the guided portion. The second connector comprises a second body, a lever and a lever stopper. The lever is provided with a guiding portion and is supported by the second body so that the lever is rotatable between first and second positions. The lever allows the guided portion to move between the detachment position and the preliminary-fit position when the lever is positioned at the first position. The guiding portion guides the guided portion to the fit position when the lever is rotated from the first position to the second position after the guided portion is positioned at the preliminary-fit position. The guiding portion guides the guided portion to the preliminary-fit position when the lever is rotated from the second position to the first position after the first connector is fitted with the second connector. The lever stopper stops rotation of the lever from the first position toward the second position when the lever is positioned at the first position. The stopping of the rotation is released by the stopper-releaser upon the guided portion is moved from the preliminary position toward the fit position.08-21-2008
20120282791ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING CONNECTOR POSITION ASSURANCE - An electrical connector comprising a housing having at least one terminal receiving passageway, an opening positioned proximate at least one terminal receiving passageway, a primary latch for latching the electric connector to a mating connector, and a slot extending longitudinally along side the primary latch. The connector has a connector position assurance member (CPA) positionable in the opening and having a locking latch which is laterally offset from the primary latch of the housing. The CPA has first and second longitudinal positions. The first position where the CPA is in a partially inserted position and a second position where the housing is in a fully mated position within a mating connector housing and the CPA is in a fully inserted position.11-08-2012
20110312198Connector With Sliding Cam - A connector having a sliding cam that prevents twisting when mating with a mating connector. The connector having an inner housing, an inner housing, a slider receiving slot, and a slider. The inner housing includes a contact positioned in the inner housing, while the outer housing is attached to the inner housing. The slider receiving slot is positioned in the outer housing, and the slider includes a plurality of multiple cam grooves with cam pin insertion openings into which a plurality of cam pins positioned along a side surface of a mating connector are inserted. The slider is slidably received in the slider receiving slot. A plurality of temporary mating projections are positioned along the cam pin insertion openings, wherein a height of one of the plurality of temporary mating projections is higher than a height of another of the plurality of temporary mating projections.12-22-2011
20120028487Wire Cover and Electrical Connector - A wire cover has a cover body, a wire routing passageway and a hood. The cover body includes a plurality of wire receiving passageways positioned in one direction. The wire routing passageway is directed into an inside of the cover body. The hood protrudes from a circumference of the wire routing passageway and controls a leading direction out of the wire routing passageway wherein the hood has a different thicknesses between a base on a side of the cover body and a tip on another side of the cover body.02-02-2012
20120028486Wire Cover, Wiring Method of Wires and Electrical Connector - The invention provides a wire cover, a wiring method and an electrical connector that can ensure routing of wires even in a limited space. The connector includes a housing, a lever, and a wire cover. The lever is mounted to the housing, and the wire cover is mounted to a side of a back surface of the housing. The wire cover includes a cover body, a wire routing passageway, and a hood portion. The cover body includes a plurality of wire receiving passageways positioned in one direction, while the wire routing passageway is directed into an inside of the cover body. The hood portion protrudes from a circumference of the wire routing passageway and provides a leading direction out of the wire routing passageway. The hood portion extends in a direction other than a direction of extension from a front surface and the back surface of the cover body.02-02-2012

Patent applications in class Integral retainer and cam separator