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Finger or stretchable sleeve resiliently urged laterally of connection

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439 - Electrical connectors

439296000 - WITH COUPLING MOVEMENT-ACTUATING MEANS OR RETAINING MEANS IN ADDITION TO CONTACT OF COUPLING PART

439345000 - Retaining means

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
439357000 Resilient finger 106
439352000 With additional means to cause or prevent unlatching 86
439353000 Finger inwardly biased during coupling or uncoupling 27
439355000 Plural independent coupling parts 4
20090170363Terminal module for electrical connector - A terminal module includes at least two terminals (07-02-2009
20100178792CONNECTOR SYSTEM FOR CONNECTING CABLES TO A BATTERY - A connector system that connects cables to terminals of an electrical device. The connector system includes a first cable connector for terminating a first cable, a first terminal connector mateable with the first cable connector, a second cable connector for terminating a second cable, and a second terminal connector mateable with the second cable connector. The first terminal connector is configured to connect to a first terminal of the electrical device, and the second terminal connector is configured to connect to a second terminal of the electrical device. The first cable connector and the second cable connector are different so that the first cable connector is not mateable with the second terminal connector and the second cable connector is not mateable with the first terminal connector.07-15-2010
20120149231Terminal Structures for Wiring Devices - Terminal structures for wiring devices, such as receptacle assemblies, are disclosed having first and second spring assemblies constructed of a first metal and each having at least one spring finger with the first and second spring assemblies being connected to respective first and second conductive contacts that are constructed of a second metal, wherein the terminal structures are configured for push-in termination of conductive stripped ends of respective first and second wires between the at least one spring finger of the respective first and second spring assemblies and the respective first and second conductive contacts, and wherein the first and second conductive contacts are configured to be connected to respective first and second separate conductive elements. Such a terminal structure is shown for example within a receptacle assembly in the form of a grounding duplex plug outlet.06-14-2012
20130130537TERMINAL STRUCTURES FOR WIRING DEVICES - Terminal structures for wiring devices, such as receptacle assemblies, are disclosed having first and second spring assemblies constructed of a first metal and each having at least one spring finger with the first and second spring assemblies being connected to respective first and second conductive contacts that are constructed of a second metal, wherein the terminal structures are configured for push-in termination of conductive stripped ends of respective first and second wires between the at least one spring finger of the respective first and second spring assemblies and the respective first and second conductive contacts, and wherein the first and second conductive contacts are configured to be connected to respective first and second separate conductive elements. Such a terminal structure is shown for example within a receptacle assembly in the form of a grounding duplex plug outlet or switch.05-23-2013
439356000 Coupling part comprising lamp or electron tube socket 2
20120034806METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ATTACHING THE ELECTRICAL WIRES OF FIXTURE OR APPLIANCE THAT HANGS FROM A CEILING OR WALL - An apparatus for easily connecting the wires of a fixture or appliance to the wires carrying the electrical current of a building or structure comprised of a first piece that secures to an outlet box in a ceiling or wall and a second piece that fits over the first piece. The wires carrying the electrical current are affixed to electrical conductors of the first piece. When the second piece, already a part of the fixture or appliance to be installed, is fitted over the first piece, the electric connections are completed and the electrical current travels to the fixture or appliance.02-09-2012
20090068877Apparatus for making electrical contact with luminous means in spotlights - An apparatus for making electrical contact with luminous means in spotlights, which contain a glass vessel, a luminous means base and contact pins for the power supply is provided. The apparatus comprising a luminous means holder with at least two socket pairs for accommodating the contact pins of different luminous means. The socket pairs are arranged in clamping pieces, whose mutually opposite connecting faces can be removed from one another in order to accommodate the contact pins of the luminous means and can be guided towards one another in order to make electrical contact with the contact pins of the luminous means.03-12-2009
439351000 Coupling part having appurtenant means for supporting other structure 1
20130217255LOCKING MECHANISM FOR CONNECTOR - A locking mechanism is used to prevent a connector coupled to an device from accidently disengaging from the device. A cable extends from the connector. The locking mechanism includes a supporting bracket fixed to the device, and a locking member mounted to the supporting bracket and slidable between a locking position and an unlocking position. The supporting bracket defines a retaining hole. The locking member includes a protrusion and a block. When the locking member slides to the locking position, the block abuts against the connector. The protrusion is engaged in the retaining hole to keep the locking member at the locking position. When the locking member slides to the unlocking position, the block is spaced from the connector to provide an operation space for removing the connector from the device.08-22-2013
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20120171889Electrical Connector - An electrical connector has at least two contact assemblies spaced apart from each other by a first distance to receive corresponding one of at least two plug conductors being spaced apart from each other by a second distance. Each of the at least two contact assemblies includes a pair of contact members for contacting one corresponding plug conductor, and a clamping member configured to clamp the pair of contact members to apply a holding force onto the pair of contact members and the corresponding plug conductor. The clamping member is inserted through the pair of contact members in a direction opposite to a mating direction, and the clamping member and the pair of contact members are adapted to swing in a direction substantially perpendicular to the mating direction in order to compensate for a difference between the first and second distances.07-05-2012
20080261435ELECTRICAL CONNECTION GUIDE ASSEMBLY FOR BREAK-APART PERSONAL MOBILITY VEHICLE - A personal mobility vehicle includes a first vehicle unit and a second vehicle unit. A connection assembly, for electrically coupling a first electrical plug-in unit fixedly mounted to the first vehicle unit and a second electrical plug-in unit fixedly mounted to the second vehicle unit, includes a guide disposed on the second vehicle unit intermediate the first electrical plug-in unit and the second electrical plug-in unit. The first electrical plug-in unit has a first plurality of electrical wires and has an outer configuration. The second electrical plug-in unit has a second plurality of electrical wires. The guide has an aperture sized to accept the outer configuration of the first electrical plug-in unit.10-23-2008
20130183847LATCHING MECHANISM AND CONNECTOR ASSEMLY USING THE SAME - A latching mechanism for latching a plug to a socket is provided. The socket has a housing for receiving the latching mechanism. The latching mechanism includes a latching member slidably received in the housing and a rotating member rotatably received in the housing. The latching member is capable of sliding between a latching position for latching the plug to the socket and an unlatching position for allowing the plug to be disengaged from the socket. The rotating member drives the latching member to slide between the latching position and the unlatching position when rotated. A connector assembly using the latching mechanism is also provided.07-18-2013
20130078841Electromechanical Pawl for Controlling Vehicle Charge Inlet Access - A charge connector latching mechanism integrated into a vehicle's charge inlet is provided, where the latching mechanism includes a retractable latching pawl. The retractable pawl is configured to be positioned in at least a first, default position where the pawl extends through an inlet surface of the charge inlet, and a second position where the pawl is retracted and does not extend through the inlet surface. In the first position the retractable pawl prevents insertion of a charge connector into the charge inlet if the charge connector is uncoupled from the inlet, and prevents removal of the charge connector if the charge connector is coupled to the inlet. In the second position the retractable pawl allows insertion/withdrawal of the charge connector into/from the charge inlet. The front surface of the retractable pawl may include a nub configured to fit within a recess within the front face of the charge connector.03-28-2013
20130040486MANUAL UNLOCKING STRUCTURE FOR POWER FEEDING PLUG LOCKING DEVICE - A manual unlocking structure arranged in a locking device for locking a power feeding plug to a power receiving connector arranged in a vehicle. The power feeding plug includes a hook. The locking device includes a fastening member capable of fastening the hook to the power receiving connector to lock the power feeding plug to the power receiving connector. The manual unlocking structure includes an operation member that is manually operable to move and separate the fastening member from the hook. A user operates the operation member to manually unlock the power feeding plug. An operation box is arranged in the vehicle and used to manually operate the operation member in the vehicle.02-14-2013
20130040485ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INCLUDING GUIDANCE AND LATCH ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly includes first and second electrical connectors that include complementary guidance members and complementary latch members that engage when the first and second electrical connectors are mated.02-14-2013
20130040484CABLE/HARNESS TEST CONNECTOR - A wiring analyzer system with a zero-insertion-force (ZIF) connector/receiver interface. An electrical connection is made by inserting a male connector into a female receiver slot. During insertion into the female receiver slot, the male connector experiences minimal, if any, resistive force. The female receiver comprises a set of opposing spring contacts designed to pinch both sides of the wafer, making contact with the male connector. A pair of elongated plates has several sections cut out to correspond with each female slot such that when the male connector is inserted between the spring contacts the wafer passes through both plates. In order to create the necessary pinching action, a force is exerted on the plates, causing them to move a distance in opposite directions. This motion brings the plates into contact with the spring contacts, squeezing them together against the wafer and creating a firm contact.02-14-2013
20100112844Connector Comprising a Locking Device - A connector includes a housing, which extends along a longitudinal axis lying in the plug-in direction and which is divided into an electric connector part and a locking device located next to the electric connector part for the releasable locking of the connector with a corresponding counterpart. The locking device includes a detent bracket that is held in a receiving chamber of the housing, that extends in the plug-in direction, and can be elastically deflected perpendicularly to the plug-in direction. The detent bracket is elastically deflected perpendicularly to the plug-in direction by an actuating element mounted on the housing in order to be disengaged. A compact construction is achieved because the actuating element lies adjacent to the detent bracket perpendicularly to the plug-in direction and the length of the actuating element in the plug-in direction is less than or approximately equal to the length of the detent bracket.05-06-2010
20130045619CARD EDGE CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED BOARD-RETAINING MEMBER AND ASSEMBLY OF THE SAME - A card edge connector comprises an insulative housing defining an inserting slot along a longitudinal direction thereof and a key lying in the inserting slot; a plurality of contacts retained in the insulative housing, the contacts including retaining portions retained in the insulative housing, soldering portions extending from the retaining portions and contacting portions extending from the retaining portion and located at two sides of the inserting slot; a pair of locking members disposed at two opposite ends of the insulative housing in the longituderinal direction and perpendicularly to the insulating housing; and a pair of the board-retaining members retained on two opposite ends of the insulative housing or the locking members in the longitudinal direction, the board-retaining members comprising board-retaining portions bending inward and approaching to the soldering portions of two outermost contacts along the longitudinal direction of the insulating housing.02-21-2013
20130052856ELECTRICAL CONTACT WITH TWO CONTATING PORTIONS AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH THE SAME - An electrical connector including: an insulative housing and a plurality of contacts, the insulative housing defining a first mating face, a second mating face and a mounting face opposite to the mating faces, each contact includes a retaining portion for engaging on the insulative housing and a pair of contact portions exposed on the first mating face and the second mating face respectively, wherein the first mating face is higher than the second face in a direction perpendicular to the mating first and second faces.02-28-2013
20090042432RELEASABLY LOCKING AUTO-ALIGNING FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR - A connector assembly couples signal lines for an optical catheter by providing a guided releasable latching mechanism that ensures optimal alignment with only a single vertical dimension under control. A receptacle carrying a first signal line defines a channel for receiving a plug carrying a second signal line. A spring-loaded pawl on the receptacle locks to a retaining bracket on the plug when the plug slides into the channel, imparting a retaining force on the plug, the force having a first component normal to channel and a second component parallel to the channel to maintain the first and second signal lines in optimal alignment. The retaining bracket may include a sloped edge to allow for easy release of the pawl in the presence of a release force. The release force may be set to allow disconnection of the assembly without affecting catheter installation or causing patient discomfort.02-12-2009
20110039440IMPROVED DEVICE FOR LATCHING A CONNECTOR DEVICE - A latching device for latching a first front connector to a complementary second rear connector. The latching device comprises at least a front latching element supported by the front connector, the front latching element comprising a rear latching segment. The latching device further comprises a rear latching element supported by the rear connector, the rear latching element comprising a front latching segment and being mounted moveable axially from a rear unlatching position to a front latching position in which the front and rear connectors are immobilize axially together, characterized in that the latching device comprises an axial sleeve supported by the rear connector, the sleeve being opened axially towards the front and the rear, the rear latching element being mounted movable axially into the sleeve from its rear unlatching position to its front latching position.02-17-2011
20120238125ELECTRIC CONNECTOR - To allow a quick and reliable check with a simple structure as to whether a signal transmission medium has been inserted up to a predetermined position or whether a lock operation has been completed, an insulating housing is provided with lock checking device allowing a displaced state or an engaged state of a lock member to be visually checked. With this, the displaced state of the lock member or a state in which the signal transmission medium has fallen in an engagement positioning part when the signal transmission medium is inserted up to the predetermined position can be visually checked through the lock checking device, thereby allowing the quality of an insertion state of the signal transmission medium to be immediately determined.09-20-2012
20120238124High Voltage Connector Assembly - A connector assembly includes an electrical connector having a housing that includes a mating end with an exterior profile being generally D-shaped. The housing has a pair of corners. The electrical connector further includes an insert held within the housing having a mating end. A high voltage interlock (HVIL) conductor is located in at least one of the corners of the housing. The HVIL conductor is configured to be electrically connected to a corresponding HVIL conductor of a second electrical connector when the electrical connector and the second electrical connector are coupled together. An interfacial seal is positioned forward of a locking finger of the electrical connector. The HVIL conductors are either in-line or shunted. The HVIL conductors may extend through the insert.09-20-2012
20130023145POWER FEEDING CONNECTOR - In a power feeding connector 01-24-2013
20120289077ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector comprises an insulating seat, a plurality of conductive terminals inserted on the insulating seat, and a cage covering on the insulating seat. The insulating seat comprises a body, a tongue plate projecting forward from the body for the arrangement of the conductive terminals, and a bottom plate extending along from the body under the tongue plate. The cage includes a bottom wall located between the tongue plate and the bottom plate of the insulating seat. The electrical connector further comprises a securing part for securing the insulating seat. The securing part comprises a main body abutting above the bottom plate of the insulating seat and two soldering parts bend downwards and extending from two ends of the main body respectively.11-15-2012
20090186512CONNECTOR - A connector (07-23-2009
20090191746Electrical card connector having clips to increase retaining force for cards - An electrical card connector (07-30-2009
20110263151TAMPER PREVENTION SYSTEM HAVING A SHROUD TO PARTIALLY COVER A RELEASE MECHANISM - Apparatuses, devices, systems, and methods are provided for prevention of tampering with cables and associated systems. In one aspect, an anti-tamper adapter is provided that can inhibit or prohibit cable tampering for existing cables. In a further aspect, dummy plugs or blocking plugs can employ disclosed anti-tamper adapters to facilitate blocking ports or outlets that are intended to remain undisturbed for a period of time. The provided embodiments can economically and flexibly facilitate cable tamper prevention in a wide array of cable technologies.10-27-2011
20090264006CALL CORD CONNECTION - A call cord system and connection are disclosed. The system can be implemented in any number of situations where summoning assistance from a remote location is desirable, such as in a healthcare provider setting. In addition, the call cord connection allows the cord to be securely engaged for its intended operation, without concern that the cord will unintentionally become disconnected. However, given sufficient force, the call cord connection further allows the cord to be disconnected from the patient station by the patient or staff without damaging either the call cord itself or the patient station. Such an intentional disconnect can be used, for instance, to signal a patient or staff emergency and a corresponding response, when normal call signaling is not possible (e.g., the patient is not able to depress the call button) or higher priority attention is needed for whatever reason.10-22-2009
20110207360ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - A first electrical connector (08-25-2011
20110207361TERMINAL FOR CONNECTING LEAD ENDS - An electrical connector for connecting the bare end of an insulated conductor with an electrical contact, including a connector housing containing a chamber in which are mounted a bus bar connected with the contact, and a clamping spring normally biased toward the bus bar. A retaining device maintains the spring in a retained open condition spaced from said bus bar, thereby to permit the conductor bare end to be introduced into the chamber toward a clamping position adjacent the bus bar. An operating member is displaced in a controlled manner to release the spring from its retained condition, whereby the spring biases the conductor toward electrical engagement with the bus bar. To remove the conductor, the operating member is operated again to displace the spring toward its open condition.08-25-2011
20090163070Electrical connector with metallic shell - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing (06-25-2009
20110223794LATCH ASSEMBLY FOR A CONNECTOR - Latch assembly for latching two mating connectors. The latch assembly includes a main body and a resilient latch finger extending from the main body. The latch finger includes a locking section, such as a locking cam. A release member, e.g., a slider, is moveable between a locking position and a release position. The release member a pressure surface profiled to flex the latch finger away when the release member is moved to the release position. The pressure surface is positioned between the locking section and the connected end of the latch finger, when the release member is in the locking position. The main body can, e.g., include a surface with a sunk section, the latch finger forming an extension of the sunk section, while the release member is a slider slideable in the sunk section.09-15-2011
20090325417CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH AN IMPROVED SPACER - A cable connector assembly includes an insulative housing(12-31-2009
20100248522ELECTRICAL CABLE CONNECTOR LATCH MECHANISM - An electrical cable connector has a latch mechanism wherein the moveable portion is part of the mating receptacle, and the mechanism for unlatching resides in the cable connector. A rocker part is located such that one end extends under the resilient latch member and the other end has a surface which is made to rotate about a pivot point by an externally actuated ramp. The rotation of the rocker lifts the resilient member from its seat and releases the connector latch. The actuating ramp is spring loaded to return to its resting position which is the latched position; it is attached to a loop designed to allow a finger pull action to initiate latch disengagement. Forces and friction resistance is managed such that reliable single-hand operation is achieved, with push to engage and pull to disengage.09-30-2010
20110143572SOCKET ARRANGEMENT - A socket arrangement having a housing, in particular a built-in housing, bearing at least one socket, preferably a plurality of sockets, the socket having an electrically conductive flange inserted into a housing opening, and a contact carrier which is inserted into the flange and which has one or more electrically conductive contacts for connecting to countercontacts of a plug corresponding to the socket. In order to effectively divert high-voltage discharges from the flange, a conductive element situated in the housing and having an introduction portion which is connected in an electrically conductive manner to a portion of the flange inside the housing, has a diversion portion which is connected to a diverter.06-16-2011
20090258525Connector With Improved Latching Mechanism - The invention relates to a connector including a connector housing and a latch including a first beam and a second beam, which first and second beam are connected with each other. The first beam includes a first locking structure and the second beam includes a second locking structure capable of locking said connector onto a counterpart in a locking position of said first and second locking structure. The first beam includes a force application element and the second beam and the connector housing are arranged to interact with each other in order to move the second locking structure from said locking position to a release position on application; of a force on said force application element. The invention further relates to a latch and a method of releasing a cable connector from a board connector.10-15-2009
20110008988CONNECTOR - A connector includes a first housing, a second housing and a detection member. A lock band portion is elastically deformable and is provided on the first housing. A lock portion is provided on the second housing, and bends the lock band portion to allow the lock band portion to slide over the lock portion when the first and second housings are moved from a first condition to a second condition, the first condition where the first housing is not fitted to the second housing, and the second condition where the first housing is fitted to the second housing, and engages the lock band portion when the first and second housings has been moved to the second position. The detection member is disposed on an upper side of the lock band portion, and is displaced together with the lock band portion in accordance with a deforming movement of the lock band portion. A movement limitation portion is provided on the detection member, and abuts against an abutment limitation portion provided on the first housing while the first and second housings are moved from the first condition to the second condition, so that the detection member is prevented from movement in the attaching direction. When the lock portion engages the lock band portion in the second condition, an abutment of the movement limitation portion against the abutment limitation portion is canceled, so that the detection member is allowed to be moved in the attaching direction.01-13-2011
20110034062CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED GROUNDING MEMBER - An cable assembly includes an insulative housing; a plurality of signal terminals and grounding terminals received in the insulative housing; a plurality of signals wires and grounding wires; a grounding member having a main portion located in a vertical plane and a plurality of fingers projecting forwardly therefrom, the main portion defining positioning cavities separated from each other; the signal wires held in the positioning cavities, with conductors of the signal wires electrically connected to the signal terminals, the grounding wires electrically connected to the grounding member and the fingers of the grounding member electrically connected to the grounding terminals.02-10-2011
20090215302Connector for a Thermal Cutting System or Welding System - A connector assembly for a thermal cutting system or welding system can include a housing having a locking device. The locking device can cause, upon application of a translational force, engagement of the connector assembly relative to a stationary receiving mechanism and can cause, upon application of a force on a contact member or a rotational moment on the contact member, disengagement of the locking device relative to the stationary receiving mechanism. The connector assembly can include a conduit disposed in the housing, the conduit carrying a gas to the thermal cutting system or welding system. The connector assembly can include a first current carrying member disposed in the housing, the first current carrying member carrying an operating current to the thermal cutting system or welding system and a second current carrying member disposed in the housing, the second current carrying member carrying a second current.08-27-2009
20100003844ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING LATCHING MECHANISM - An electrical connector includes a plurality of pins, an isolation body and a latching mechanism. The isolation body includes a receiving part. The receiving part is arranged at a front edge of the isolation body and has a first engaging element. The latching mechanism has a second engaging element engaged with the first engaging element, so that the latching mechanism is fixed onto the isolation body.01-07-2010
20100167574UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS PLUG AND RECEPTACLE COUPLING ARRANGEMENTS - A Universal Serial Bus socket-equipped arrangement (USB-SEA) configured for mating with a Universal Serial Bus (USB) plug having a plug metal housing and an aperture disposed in the plug metal housing. The arrangement includes a plug-receiving cavity configured to receive the USB plug. The arrangement further includes a spring-loaded mechanism disposed within the plug-receiving cavity. The spring-loaded mechanism is biased toward an interior region of the plug-receiving cavity. The spring-loaded mechanism is also configured to slide along the connector metal housing of the USB plug when the USB plug is inserted into the plug-receiving cavity and to movably mate with the aperture disposed in the plug metal housing when the USB plug is in a terminal mating position with the USB socket assembly. The spring-loaded mechanism represents one of a spring-loaded ball and a spring-loaded pin.07-01-2010
20120309217SLOT MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME - A slot module and an electronic device using the same are provided. The slot module is used for being inserted by an insertion element having a positioning hole. The slot module includes a main body and several extending arms. The main body includes an insertion space and at least one positioning column. The positioning column is disposed in the insertion space and used for being inserted into the positioning hole. The extending arms are extended from sides of the main body and clamped sides of the insertion element.12-06-2012
20110092092CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - The present invention relates to a connector assembly comprising a connector unit mounted in a housing. The connector unit has a mounting portion, at least one electrical terminal and a body portion having a locking tab. The housing has a first longitudinal axis X04-21-2011
20120208390CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND A CONNECTOR PART THEREOF - There is a discussed a connector assembly having a plug member, a sleeve member slidably mounted around the plug member, and a receptacle member. One end of the sleeve member is connectable and disconnectable to the receptacle member by virtue of either a first flexing movement or a second flexing movement in dependence upon the position of the sleeve member relative to the receptacle member, hi this way, different decoupling forces are required to separate the connector assembly in dependence on the relative position of the sleeve member and the plug member.08-16-2012
20100173513Plug-In Connector - A plug-in connector is provided that can be released easily and reliably from an assigned mating connector, and has increased lifetime. The plug-in connector includes a plug head and a sliding sleeve. The plug head has a hollow body with at least one cable connector, and at least two locks located on at least one surface of the body. The locks are connected by a bridge, and extend in a sliding direction. Each lock includes at least one free end. The sliding sleeve includes an opening to receive the plug head in a sliding direction and is movable in an axial direction relative to the plug head. An unlocking element is located on an inner side of the opening and positioned to contact the bridge of the plug head. The unlocking element pushes against the locks when the sliding sleeve moves in the sliding direction.07-08-2010
20090130890PLUG-IN CONNECTOR FOR PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS - The invention relates to a plug-in connector for printed circuit boards, comprising a plurality of contact elements, whereby said contact elements have two connecting faces each. The one connecting face is configured as an insulation displacement contact for connecting cores and the other connecting face is configured as a tuning fork contact for contacting contact surfaces on a printed circuit board. The insulation displacement contacts of the contact elements can be inserted into a plastic housing. The insulation displacement contact and the tuning fork contact are arranged in a rotational manner in relation to each other and the contact element is supported on the plastic housing by at least one edge, such that the contact elements are captivated in the plastic housing when connecting forces act upon the insulation displacement contacts. The plastic housing is embodied as a single piece and the part receiving the tuning fork contact is at least partially elastic.05-21-2009
20120315783Electrical Connector Assembly - An electrical connector assembly for forming AC power connections between a DC-to-AC inverter on a solar panel and AC power cable extending to an AC power grid includes a three-contact socket on the inverter and a three-contact electrical connector on the cable. The connector may be joined to the socket in either of two positions.12-13-2012
20110183541Connector and connecting unit - A connector includes a connector protrusion to be inserted into a connector socket and including a locking lever provided on a first surface and a connecting terminal provided on a second surface opposing the first surface or on a front surface; and a connector frame surrounding the connector protrusion and having an opening in a surface opposing the first surface of the connector protrusion. When the connector frame is moved in a direction opposite to the direction where the connector protrusion is inserted while the connector protrusion is in the connector socket, an end of the locking lever fits into the opening and the locking lever is unlocked.07-28-2011
20120220152ELECTRONIC MODULE WITH IMPROVED LATCH MECHANISM - An electronic module (08-30-2012
20120214329ELECTRIC CONNECTOR - To allow a signal transmission medium inserted in a connector main body to be held and disengaged excellently with a simple structure, the structure is such that a lock member holding a signal transmission medium inserted in the connector main body is provided to a part of an elastically-displaceable lock arm member extending like a cantilever from a rocking fulcrum and disposed at one end of the connector main body on a rising side to excellently maintain a state of holding the signal transmission medium by the lock member with an elastic action of the lock arm member, a release operation from the lock member is easily performed with a relatively small operation force, and a load transmitted from the lock member to the lock arm member when the signal transmission medium is inserted or withdrawn is received at the end of the connector main body on the rising side to reduce direct load on a circuit wiring board side.08-23-2012
20120214330DEVICE FOR FASTENING AND CONTACTING ACTUATORS - A device for the mechanical fastening and electrical contact with at least one control element (08-23-2012
20120252254POWER CONNECTOR - A power connector adapted for electrically connecting with a cable includes an insulative housing defining a number of passageways extending therethrough and a number of contacts received in corresponding passageways. A latching arm is formed in each passageway. Each contact has a base section, a contact section extending from the base section, a retention section extending oppositely from the base section, and a side section extending perpendicularly from edges of the base section. The base section of the contact defines a latching hole receiving the latching aim of the insulative housing to thereby secure the contact in the housing.10-04-2012
20090137142POSITIVE LOCK CONNECTOR - A connector assembly (05-28-2009
20120322293ELECTRIC CONNECTOR - To prevent, with a simple structure, deformation such as a twist of an actuator at the time of moving operation and easily check the operation state of an actuator to easily and reliably establish an electrical connection, inclined surface parts are provided at both end portions in a longitudinal direction in end faces on a rotational radial outer side of the actuator pinching or freeing a signal transmission medium to approximately uniformly act an entire pressing force of an operator over a full length of the actuator. With this, a situation that the actuator is pressed as being twisted is eliminated to achieve an excellent action of pinching the signal transmission medium and an easy and reliable visual check of the state of rotation of the actuator.12-20-2012
20120088391CONNECTOR - Front ends of the locking strips (04-12-2012
20120088390CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A cable connector assembly includes a connector and an enclosure. The connector includes a securing plate and a guiding member attached to the securing plate. The enclosure includes a mounting plate and an elastic clipping portion disposed on the mounting plate. A flange is located on the clipping portion. The elastic clipping portion is engaged with the securing plate, and the flange abuts the guiding member.04-12-2012
20120329305ACTUATOR FOR A CONNECTOR - A cable connector is provided including a cable end to couple to a cable, and a mating end to couple to a corresponding connector. A latch is positioned proximate to the mating end to secure the cable connector to the corresponding connector. The latch is moveable between an open position and a closed position. An actuator is provided to move the latch between the open position and the closed position. The actuator includes a biasing end that engages the latch. The actuator also includes an operating end extending from the cable end to receive an opening force that moves the biasing end to operate the latch. The operating end has an upper tab and a lower tab. The upper tab extends along an upper portion of the cable. The lower tab extends along a lower portion of the cable.12-27-2012
20130017705POWER SUPPLY STRUCTUREAANM LAI; YU-CIAACI Taoyuan CityAACO TWAAGP LAI; YU-CI Taoyuan City TWAANM CIOU; CHUEI-HANGAACI Taoyuan CityAACO TWAAGP CIOU; CHUEI-HANG Taoyuan City TWAANM LEE; DA-WEIAACI Taoyuan CityAACO TWAAGP LEE; DA-WEI Taoyuan City TW - A power supply structure includes a main body and a plug. The main body has a circular containing space, a cylinder and a plurality of conducting plates. The cylinder has a retaining plane and at least one annular groove. The plug has a plug seat and a first cylinder. The first cylinder has a protrusion and at least one elastic device on an inner side of the bottom of the first cylinder. The elastic device has a resilient arm and a pressing member. The annular groove has a stop block and a fixing space. The protrusion is provided and placed into the annular groove, so that the plug can be fixed into the main body.01-17-2013
20130017706ELECTRICAL DEVICEAANM MILLION; Philip StephenAACI DurhamAACO GBAAGP MILLION; Philip Stephen Durham GB - An electrical device comprising a housing for electrical circuitry, the housing defining a cavity opening to the exterior of the device. The cavity includes a first and second fixing arrangement capable of mechanically interlocking with a power connection insert to fix the power connection insert in position. The power connection insert provides a power cable or power connector that couples the electrical circuitry to an external electrical power supply for the device. The use of different power connection inserts allows a wide range of connector types to be provided using a single design of the housing.01-17-2013
20130178090LATCHING MECHANISM FOR A MODULE - One embodiment includes a latching mechanism having a latch, a cam and a slider. The cam is configured to rotate about an axis of rotation. The cam is also configured to displace an end of the latch when the cam is rotated about the axis of rotation. The slider is operably connected to the cam and is configured to cause the cam to rotate about the axis of rotation.07-11-2013
20130102181ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electric connector assembly includes an intermediate connector for connecting the first attaching connector to the second attaching connector. The intermediate connector includes a power source terminal. The first attaching connector includes a first receiving terminal for contacting with the power source terminal, and the second attaching connector includes a second receiving terminal for contacting with the power source terminal. One of the first receiving terminal and the power source terminal and one of the second receiving terminal and the power source terminal include a metal cylindrical member capable of elastically deforming in a radial direction. Therefore, the power source terminal can incline and move in the radial direction at an arbitrary angle along a circumferential direction around an axial line of the power source terminal. The elastic cylindrical member includes a circumference elastically contacting with the power source terminal, the first receiving terminal, and the second receiving terminal.04-25-2013
20130102182RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector is provided which allows a plug to be easily connected thereto and removed therefrom, and which securely prevents the plug from being dislodged from the receptacle connector.04-25-2013
20130130535ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH AN OUTER HOUSING, AN INNER HOUSING AND AN INDICATOR SLEEVE - The invention relates to an electrical connector (05-23-2013
20130130536CONNECTOR STRUCTURE - A connector structure includes a clamping terminal including a first terminal part and a second terminal part which project from a terminal base, and an insertion space which is formed between the first terminal part and the second terminal part. An insertion member is formed with a fixing slope part, which is inclined with respect to an insertion direction, at a front end part of the insertion member in the insertion direction. A conductor exposed from the circuit body is fixed to the fixing slope part. A connecting protrusion is formed on one of the first terminal part and the second terminal part. The connecting protrusion is formed with a connecting slope part which is inclined in accordance with the fixing slope part.05-23-2013
20130203280INTERFACE CONNECTOR - The invention relates to an interface connector (08-08-2013
20130149886ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INCORPORATED WITH PICK-AND-PLACE PICK-UP CAP - An electrical connector for electrically connecting a central processing unit (CPU) comprises an insulating housing having a plurality of terminals received therein and a pick-up cap removably assembled to the insulating housing for carrying and placing the CPU onto the insulating housing. The insulating housing has a plurality of receiving slots sunk from top surfaces of two sidewalls thereof and a plurality of wedge-shaped grooves disposed between the receiving slots on one same sidewall. The pick-up cap defines a plurality of hooks extending therefrom for buckling to the insulating housing. The pick-up cap also defines a plurality of latches corresponding to the receiving slots and a plurality of releasing arms corresponding to the grooves. The latches received in the receiving slots can clasp the CPU to retain the CPU on the pick-up cap and be released the CPU when the releasing arms are pulled outwardly.06-13-2013
20120282796PLUG CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED RELEASING MECHANISM AND A CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING THE SAME - A connector assembly includes a receptacle (11-08-2012
20130183846PLUG ELEMENT HAVING A LOCKING MECHANISM - A plug element, in particular a QSFP plug element is configured for a lockable plug connection with a counter piece. The plug element contains a plug housing that extends in the longitudinal direction. In the housing an actuating element that is displaceabley mounted in the longitudinal direction being provided for unlocking. For locking, a wall section of the plug housing latches to a wall section of the counter piece in the plugged state. A flexible locking flap engages behind an edge of a recess. The recess is formed in a side wall of the plug housing and the locking flap is configured in a side wall of the counter piece. Unlocking is carried out by a displacement of the actuating element in the longitudinal direction, the element contains an unlocking element that pushes the locking flap perpendicularly to the longitudinal direction in the transverse direction out of the locking position.07-18-2013
20110312205CONNECTOR - A connector has a base having an opening formed at a front surface, to which a distal end of a flexible printed circuit is inserted, and insertion holes passing from the front surface to a rear surface arranged in a line, a connection terminal inserted into the insertion hole of the base, a support fitting arranged on both side edges of the base in which an elastic temporary holding portion is extended from one end to a first side and a lock long tongue piece is extended to a second side opposite the first side, and an operation lever for supporting a turning shaft portion arranged in a projecting manner from both side end faces on the same axis center at the base so as to be turnable, and including a lock cutout portion so as to communicate to a slit formed along an edge of the side end faces.12-22-2011

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