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Two or more plural-contact coupling parts combined in one integral unit

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439 - Electrical connectors

439625000 - WITH INSULATION OTHER THAN CONDUCTOR SHEATH

439626000 - Plural-contact coupling part

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
439650000 Unit includes receptacle for receiving plug having spaced, longitudinally engaging, prong-like contacts 37
439655000 Unit includes plug having spaced, longitudinally engaging, prong-like contacts 8
439640000 One coupling part of unit repositionable relative to another thereof 7
439639000 Unit includes three or more diverse types of coupling parts 6
439641000 Unit includes coupling part having screw-thread-coupling contact 2
20110021081LIGHT BULB SOCKET ADAPTER - A light bulb socket adapter includes an adapter base and at least one lamp holder. The adapter base includes a base having a ring contact and a tip contact. The at least one lamp holder is oscillatingly mounted to the adapter base through an oscillating connection assembly. The oscillating connection assembly has a ball-holding mechanism mounted on an end opposite to the base of the adapter base, and at least one ball fixedly connected with the respective lamp holder and oscillatingly engaged with the ball-holding mechanism. The present invention allows the light bulb mounted thereon to irradiate in a desired direction and a bayonet-type bulb to be mounted in a conventional screw-type socket without requiring an additional socket adapter.01-27-2011
20090124130ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a sleeve defining an axis and a contact assembly inserted in the sleeve, the contact assembly including pieces that move axially relative to one another during a fault close operation. An interface between the sleeve and the contact assembly is configured to permit replacement of the contact assembly without replacing the sleeve.05-14-2009
439649000 Unit includes plural receptacles with each having bayonet-coupling contact 1
20090305568Connection Member and Harness Connection Body Using the Connection Member - It is possible to provide a connection member of simple structure having a high reliability and capable of performing electric cable branching. Connection portions (12-10-2009
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20090068898CONNECTOR FOR MOVABLE STORAGE DEVICE - Provided is a connector for a movable storage device which can prevent escape of the movable storage device. The connector includes a connection port (03-12-2009
20130029532High Connectivity Platform - An apparatus, in accordance with particular embodiments, includes a shell comprising two substantially parallel surfaces. The apparatus further includes a plurality of connector housings mounted between the two substantially parallel surfaces. The apparatus also includes a plurality of connectors coupled to the plurality of connector housings. Each connector is configured to move along at least one axis within its respective connector housing. The apparatus further includes a plurality of cables. Each cable is configured to couple together at least two connectors. The plurality of cables are arranged between the two substantially parallel surfaces.01-31-2013
20130029533PASS-THROUGH CONNECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROCESS CONTROL FIELD DEVICES - Systems and methods are provided to connect wireless adapters and field devices for process control systems, such systems and methods include a process control system having a field device, a wireless adapter, a first wire and a second wire. The field device includes a first terminal, a second terminal, a first conduit and a second conduit. The wireless adapter includes a first terminal, a second terminal, a first port and a second port. The first conduit of the field device couples to the second port of the wireless adapter. The first wire passes between the field device and the wireless adapter connecting the first terminal of the field device to the first terminal of the wireless adapter. The second wire passes between the field device and the wireless adapter connecting the second terminal of the field device to the second terminal of the wireless adapter. Other systems and methods are also provided.01-31-2013
20110195605COMPLEX ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a first connector interface and a second connector interface arranged side by side and spaced from each other along a longitudinal direction of the electrical connector. The first connector interface is of tongue portion with a plurality of contacts arranged on the tongue portion; the second connector interface is of frame shape. Two end walls are disposed at two opposite ends of the connector along the longitudinal direction and aligned with two connector interfaces and a connecting wall connects with the end walls at one side of the connector interfaces. The second connector interface has at least one mating cavity, which has no wall at one side so that the mating cavity directly faces to one guiding slot on the end wall.08-11-2011
20100081333ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR CONFITURED BY UPPER AND LOWER UNITS - An electrical connector assembly includes an upper insulative base and a lower insulative base discrete from each other, and assembled therewith along an up-to-down direction instead of a left-to-right direction. Thus, a small assembly space will be achieved compared to the prior art.04-01-2010
20100075540Socket assembly - A socket assembly includes a socket body, a connecting wire, and an electrical connector. The socket body has at least one socket unit and a connector receiving groove. One end of the connecting wire extends to the inside of the socket body and the other end of the connecting wire connects the electrical connector. The connecting wire can be routed around the fringe of the socket body, and the electrical connector can be stored in the connector receiving groove. Thereby, the connecting wire and the electrical connector can be stored inside the socket body when they are not used. Thus, the connecting wire and the electrical connector are convenient to use.03-25-2010
20100075539ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND THE TERMINAL THEREOF - An electrical connector is disclosed, which is configured with an insulating frame for carrying a speaker while arranging terminals at two sides of the insulating frame. Each of the terminals further comprises a vertical-extending fixing part for holding securely on the insulating frame, and a movable part connected to the fixing part while parallel-extending from the same. With the aforesaid structure, as the terminals only occupy a small space available on the insulating frame comparing with those conventional connectors, the electrical connector of the invention is able to carry a speaker with larger magnet so that the aforesaid electrical connector is preferred as it can, in a way, enhance the electrical performance of the speaker.03-25-2010
20120244754SYSTEM PLUG CONNECTOR - The invention relates to a plug connector system for a plug connection between electrical conductors, wherein the plug connector system accommodates plug modules with electrical contacts contained therein, wherein said plug modules are first inserted laterally into a region of a holding frame, wherein a plug insert is arranged in the same and locked in place, and then subsequently slid 90° sideways in the holding frame and held in place. The housing frame is designed as a self-supporting part of the plug connector system, for the purpose of accommodating the plug modules, and can provide protection from external influences by means of a surrounding housing.09-27-2012
20100035477LOW PROFILE CONNECTOR FOR CONNECTING WITH CABLE - A cable assembly comprises an insulative housing having a body portion and a mating portion extending forward from a front side of the body portion along a mating direction. The body portion forms a supporting portion protruding rearward and extending along a transversal direction thereof. A plurality of contacts are disposed in the insulative housing with front contacting sections exposed in the mating section and rear tails opposite to the front contacting sections. A printed circuit board stands within the supporting portion and electrically and mechanically connects with the tails of the contact. A cable connects with a free end of the printed circuit board and a cover is assembled onto the insulative housing to enclose said printed circuit board and the cable therein. The configuration of the cable assembly is compact and meets the low profile demand.02-11-2010
20090156060ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR, CABLE AND APPARATUS UTILIZING SAME - An electrical connector, such as a circuit board connector, includes a housing having therein a divided multi-connector element. The electrical connector is adapted to electrically connect with a substrate, such as a circuit board. The divided multi-connector element includes a divided electrical contact configuration that includes a first group or subassembly of electrical contacts physically separate from an adjacent and second group or subassembly of contacts. The first group of electrical contacts and second group of electrical contacts each include a row of lower contacts and upper contacts. The second group of electrical contacts has an identical but mirrored configuration as the first group of electrical contacts.06-18-2009
20100105250ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector for transmitting data signals between the insulated conductors of a first data cable and corresponding insulated conductors of a second data cable, including a socket shaped to at least partially receive a plug of said first data cable; a plurality of insulation displacement contact slots shaped to receive end sections of the conductors of the second data cable; and a plurality of electrically conductive contacts including resiliently compressible spring finger contacts extending into the socket for electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the first cable; and insulation displacement contacts seated in corresponding insulation displacement contact slots for effecting electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the second data cable, wherein the insulation displacement contact slots are arranged so that adjacent pairs of insulation displacement contacts open in different directions.04-29-2010
20100105249CONNECTOR APPARATUS - An electrical connector for coupling two electrical connectors is described, the electrical connector configured to couple with a first complementary connector by means of a tongue portion and a pair of end walls, the tongue portion comprising first, second and third tongue sections; a plurality of contacts positioned in the connector housing; and wherein the contacts are grouped into first set and second sets of contacts positioned in the first and second tongue sections respectively. In another embodiment, the contacts are grouped into first, second and third sets of contacts positioned in the first, second and third tongue sections respectively. In another embodiment, an interconnect system having at least one electrical connector coupled to two electrical connectors is described.04-29-2010
20100105251Micro-SD To Secure Digital Adaptor Card And Manufacturing Method - A microSD-to-SD adaptor card includes a base substrate having a lead frame structure, a protective cap forming a chamber that encloses eight microSD contact pins of the lead frame structure, and a thermoset plastic casing formed over the protective cap and exposed portions of the base substrate to provide the adaptor card with standard SD card dimensions. A rear opening facilitates insertion of a standard microSD card, whereby the eight contact pads on the microSD card are contacted by the eight microSD contact pins inside the chamber to allow electrical signals generated by the microSD card to be transmitted to a host system by way of a standard SD socket. A grip anchor pin is disposed inside the chamber to engage a grip notch disposed on the microSD card. A pre-molded switch slot is provided on the molded plastic casing, and an insert-in write protect switch is mounted after molding.04-29-2010
20100041277POWER RAIL SYSTEM - The invention relates to a power rail system comprising a power-conducting base structure and at least one module for power distribution and/or power supply fittable to the base structure wherein said power-conducting base structure over substantially the entire length has at least power lines constructed as first contact devices, wherein the said at least one power distribution and/or power supply module has second contact devices for contacting with said first contact devices of said base structure and contacting takes place at a random location on or with said base structure.02-18-2010
20100093221RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR HAVING REINFORCED BRACKET INCREASING OVERALL RIGIDITY - A receptacle connector comprises an insulative housing having a base portion; a plurality of terminals retained in the insulative housing; a shielding shell assembled on the base portion of the insulative housing and defined a mating cavity. A reinforced bracket includes a main portion attached to a bottom of the shielding shell and a pair of mounting portions extending from two ends of the main portion. Therefore, overall rigidity of the receptacle connector may be increased.04-15-2010
20090124129REMOVABLE STORAGE DEVICE - An adapter for removable memory cards including a housing configured to receive a memory card, a connector for connection to a host system, an interface circuit interconnecting the memory card and connector and adapted to allow communication therebetween and at least one movable cover pivotably engaged with the housing and which, in a closed position, with the housing, defines a substantially enclosed cavity configured to retain the memory card. The adapter has a generally rounded and smooth outer contour and is relatively small and light weight to provide convenient carry on the person. The adapter is made of strong materials and by fully enclosing the memory card provides a physically robust removable storage device.05-14-2009
20130090017CONNECTOR CONSTRUCTIONS FOR ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS - An electronic wiping torsional connector for use in connecting to mating contacts on an insulating base. The connector includes a plurality of contacts 04-11-2013
20110009006STACKED ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A NEW TYPE OF SPACER - An electrical connector includes a row of terminals arranged in the first direction and including contact portions and soldering tails, an insulative housing in which the contact portions of the terminal are arranged and behind which the soldering tails are arranged and a spacer securely attached to the housing to position the soldering tail. The spacer has a top face and a bottom face and a row of through holes running through the top face and the bottom face to receive the corresponding soldering tails thereof Each of through holes includes a guiding hole communicating with the top face and a receiving hole communicating with the bottom face. The guiding hole defines guiding faces intersecting with the top face to form a frame intersection. The frame intersections are aligned in the first direction while the receiving holes are offset.01-13-2011
20100003858Repair Adapter for a Modular Plug - A device and method for repairing a failed modular connector having a broken locking tab by providing an adapter which receives the broken modular connector and includes a mechanism for retaining the broken modular connector, which may include a retaining clip, retaining barbs, or teeth, tight friction, friction bumps, adhesive or other retaining device. The adapter mechanically and electrically connects to the broken connector and provides a straight through wired modular plug with a retaining clip so that the assembly comprising the broken connector and adapter may plug into a jack for the original broken connector and be securely retained.01-07-2010
20130072068SIM CARD ADAPTOR - A SIM card adaptor for allowing use of a smaller format SIM card in an electronic device using a larger format SIM card is provided. The SIM card adaptor may include, an adaptor body having a cutout region defined by walls in the adaptor, the cutout region preferably shaped to receive the smaller format SIM card therein; and the adaptor body may be sized and shaped for use in the electronic device using the larger format SIM card, and wherein the adaptor body includes plastic and/or nylon, carbon fiber, aluminum, or similar material capable of withstanding heat levels up to at least about 200° Fahrenheit without degradation.03-21-2013
20090093165Electrical card connector - An electrical card connector comprising an insulative housing 04-09-2009
20110014817ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND ADAPTER MODULE - An electrical connector assembly includes a first connector having a plurality of first terminals; a main element for coupling to the first connector, and formed with a terminal recess for reception of the first terminals therein; and an adapter element for coupling to the main element, and including a plurality of adapter terminals. Each adapter terminal has a connecting section that is received in the terminal recess and that is electrically connected to a respective one of the first terminals.01-20-2011
20130065447COMPRESSION CONNECTOR CONFIGURED WITH THREE HOUSING FOR RETAINING TERMINALS THEREBETWEEN - A compression connector for connecting two PCBs includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals received in the housing. Each terminal includes a retaining section and two spring contacting sections extending from opposite ends of the retaining section and exposing beyond mating surface of the housing. The insulative housing includes a base housing and a pair of matching housing sandwich the base housing from opposite directions to retain the retaining sections in said three housings such that the terminals can be well retained therein.03-14-2013
20090233490ELECTRICAL ADAPTER ASSEMBLY AND APPARATUS USING THE SAME - An electrical adapter assembly for connecting a first hard disk drive and a second hard disk drive. The electrical adapter assembly includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector includes a first golden fingers capable of electrically inserting into the first hard disk drive and a second golden fingers electrically connecting to the first golden fingers. The second connector includes a first plug electrically connecting the second connector to the second golden fingers, a second plug capable of electrically inserting into the second hard disk drive, a chip configured for controlling data transfer between the first hard disk drive and the second hard disk drive, and circuits connecting the chip to the first connector and the second connector.09-17-2009
20090047837Multiple Slot Terminal - The present invention is directed to a dual terminal having first contact portion with an aperture formed through the first contact portion. A second contact portion, similar to the first contact portion and also has an aperture formed through the second contact portion and is arranged so that the aperture of the first contact portion and the aperture of the second contact portion are aligned. The dual terminal also has a circuit connector portion that is disposed between the first contact portion and the second contact portion and facilitates the electrical connection to the first contact portion and the second contract portion.02-19-2009
20090047836CONNECTOR - The invention has an object to provide a connector 02-19-2009
20090011653Stacked card connector - A stacked card connector (01-08-2009
20090011652METHOD OF CONNECTING ELECTRIC SIGNALS BETWEEN ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - In a method of connecting electric signals between electronic apparatus, various signal terminals or sockets used to connecting power supply, audio/video signals, or transmission cables are integrated into a stackable connection terminal interface. Each of the connection terminals provides a plurality of signal transmission paths or contacts, and is electrically connectable at two opposite ends thereof to enable sequential stacking of multiple connection terminals. The electric contacts on the stackable connection terminal are separately pre-assigned to a different signal transmission path, so that two or more stackable connection terminals in a stacked state may still own respective signal transmission path to ensure independent signal transmission without mutual interference. Therefore, the space occupied by different terminal interfaces is reduced, and a uniformly structured connection interface is provided.01-08-2009
20110300761ELECTRICAL ADAPTER - An electrical adapter (12-08-2011
20110287665Universal module has USB-unit(s) or/and Outlet-unit(s) for variety of electric or digital data device(s) - A universal module has build-in USB-unit(s) or Outlet-unit(s) for variety of electric device(s) or digital data device(s) which has its power-output-end(s) and power-input-end(s) to supply the power to existing electric device(s) or digital data device(s). The said Universal module has passed all related safety testament and got its own safety certification so can incorporate with existing all kind of electric device(s) or digital data device(s) without need to file each individual safety test to save a lot of human resource, time, money, application. The said Universal module also supply the preferred combination for outlet-unit(s) and/or USB-unit(s) to allow people to get power for other device(s) top of the existing original function which lack of the USB-unit(s) and/or outlet-unit(s).11-24-2011
20110294351BOARD TO BOARD CONNECTOR WITH LOW PROFILE - A battery connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals retained in the housing. The housing defines a mating surface, a rear surface opposite to the mating surface and a plurality of passageways penetrating through the mating surface and the rear surface along a front-to-back direction. At least one pair of first grooves is formed in opposite inner sidewalls of each passageway and running through the rear surface. A pair of slits communicates and is staggered with the corresponding first grooves along a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction. Each terminal includes a retention portion with at least one pair of barbs defined at two sides thereof. The retention portions pass through the first grooves along the front-to-back direction and are pressed along the vertical direction so as to retain the barbs in the corresponding slits.12-01-2011
20110294352ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH STACKED SPACERS - An electrical connector includes a housing with a number of passageways, a plurality of contacts retained in the passageways, and a spacer assembly assembled to a rear side of the housing. The contacts are arranged in plural rows along an insertion direction of a mating plug. Each contact has a connecting portion extending along an up to down direction. The spacer assembly has at least two spacers stacked with each other along the up to down direction to jointly receive and position the connecting portions.12-01-2011
20100035478ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS FOR STORAGE DEVICE - An electrical connector (02-11-2010
20100035476Panel-mount cable assembly with quick-lock - A cable assembly (02-11-2010
20090149075DISTRIBUTION MODULE FOR CONVERTING BETWEEN SYMMETRICAL AND ASYMMETRICAL DATA TRANSMISSION PATHS - The invention relates to a distribution module for converting between symmetric and non-symmetric data transmission paths. Said distribution module comprises a housing in which a transformer is arranged for adjusting impedance, first contacts for connecting at least one non-symmetric data cable, and second contacts for connecting at least one symmetric data cable. The first and second contacts are disposed on opposite faces of the housing. The second contacts are embodied as at least one RJ45 plug-in connector.06-11-2009
20090149073Electrical connector assembly - An electrical connector assembly (06-11-2009
20110269350NEUROLOGICAL SCREENING CONNECTOR - A medical lead screening connector includes a first housing portion having a first lead receptor channel and a second housing portion having a second lead receptor channel and the second housing portion is pivotally connected to the first housing portion. The first lead receptor channel includes two first contact apertures and the second lead receptor channel comprising two second contact apertures. The first housing portion includes two second lead receptor contacts that mate with the second contact apertures and the second housing portion includes two first lead receptor contacts that mate with the first contact apertures.11-03-2011
20090149074Connecting module - A connecting module (06-11-2009
20090149072Electrical connector with improved contacts retaining mechanism - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a front mating face, a base portion, a mating portion protruding forwardly from the base portion and a number of passageways recessed rearward from the front mating face, the housing defining a number of blocks on a rear side thereof, the blocks each having an abutting face on a lower end thereof; a number of first contacts received in the passageways respectively and each including a contacting portion exposed in the passageway to mate with a corresponding mating connector, a level retaining arm fixed in the passageway and defining a front end connecting with the contacting portion and a rear end opposite to the front end, and a vertical mounting portion extending downwardly from a rear end of the retaining arm, the vertical mounting portion including a soldering portion to be soldered onto a printed circuit board and a protrusion tab extending laterally to have a larger width than that of the soldering portion, the protrusion tab abutting against the abutting face to prevent the vertical mounting portion from moving upwardly.06-11-2009
20080242154Powered, Mobile Electronics Mount - A powered, mobile electronics mount system has a male plug, a support arm, a connector housing, and an interconnecting wire. The male plug includes an electrical connector, wherein the plug is adapted to be inserted into an automobile electrical socket. The support arm is connected on one end to the male plug and on its opposite end to the connector housing, the connector housing having a transformer and a universal electrical connector socket, and the connector housing further including a mount for an electronics product. The interconnecting wire is in electrical connection with the automobile electrical socket through the plug and the universal electrical connector in the connector housing.10-02-2008
20100093222ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACT ARRANGEMENT - An electrical connector (04-15-2010
20090104819HIGH BANDWIDTH CONNECTOR - Male or female connector having at least one pair of pins for a two-wire, high-speed link. The connector comprises two parallel pins, an insulating insert, a metal casing and a connection printed circuit.04-23-2009
20090104818Card edge connector with improved latch member - A card edge connector includes an elongated insulative housing and a plurality of contacts retained in the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a mounting surface and a mating surface defining an elongated slot for receiving a daughter PCB. Each contact has a contacting portion extending into the elongated slot and a clip portion for clipping a mother PCB. The insulative housing further includes two pairs of elastic arms integrally extending from lateral sides thereof. Each elastic arm includes a protrusion for stably abutting against the mother PCB.04-23-2009
20090275240Stacked electrical connector with improved contacts arrangement - A stacked electrical connector includes a front mating face, an insulative housing comprising and a plurality of contacts. The insulative housing has a first housing and a second housing arranged in an up-to-down direction. The first housing defines a plurality of inserting ports. The second housing defines a receiving space. The contacts include a plurality of first contacts and second contacts. The first contacts each has a first contact portion extending into the inserting port and a first soldering tail extending out of the insulative housing downwardly. The second contacts each has a second contact portion extending into the receiving space and a second soldering tail extending out of the insulative housing downwardly. All the first soldering tails are arranged closer to the mating face than the second soldering tails.11-05-2009
20090286425MULTICONTACT CONNECTOR WITH AN INCORPORATED ROTARY LOCKING PART - A connection assembly includes a first multicontact connector housing having at least one blocking element in relief; and a second multicontact connector housing having a housing body extending along a longitudinal axis and a locking cap that is movable relative to the housing body of the second housing between a locked position and an unlocked position. The locking cap pivots about an axis perpendicular to the longitudinal axis. The second housing includes at least one face that includes a locking zone for locking the locking cap. The locking cap includes at least one blocking ramp and at least one locking tab.11-19-2009
20110269349System And Method For Coupling A Portable Electronic Device To A Charging/Data Pod - An adaptor is provided. The adaptor comprises a first portion including a plug insertable into a port of a portable electronic device. The adaptor further comprises a second portion including at least one adaptor contact configured such that, when the plug of the first portion is inserted into the port and the portable electronic device is placed in a pod, the at least one adaptor contact abuts to at least one pod contact in the pod.11-03-2011
20100136841ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector (a connector) includes a housing and a terminal disposed in the housing. The terminal includes a contact portion. When the connector is fitted to a mating connector in a fitting direction, the contact portion pushes a mating terminal of the mating connector in a pushing direction perpendicular to the fitting direction and deforms the mating terminal elastically in the pushing direction. The contact portion includes a guide portion and a sliding contact portion with a protruded band shape situated at a rear position in the fitting direction relative to the guide portion. The guide portion guides the mating terminal and the sliding contact portion slides against the mating terminal when the connector is fitted to the mating connector.06-03-2010
20080280496Connector assembly with improved contacts - A connector assembly (11-13-2008
20080280495Connector assembly with improved solder tails - A connector assembly (11-13-2008
20080305690Contact terminal, extender with improved ground contact, and method for making the extender - An extender (12-11-2008
20080305689High speed electrical connector assembly with shieldding system - A high speed electrical connector assembly (12-11-2008
20080305687Electrical connector assembly - An electrical connector assembly includes a connector body having a first mating face (12-11-2008
20080305688Electrical card connector assembly - An electrical card connector assembly (12-11-2008
20110028043MODULAR CONNECTOR - A modular connector includes a base and at least one adaptor. The base is provided with at least one first assembling port. The first assembling port has an insertion slot therein. The insertion slot has a plurality of insertion holes. Each of the plurality of insertion holes is provided with an electrical-conductive pin extending outside the base. The adaptor has a rear end with an insertion pin and a front end with a connecting port. The connecting port has a tongue therein. The tongue is provided with a plurality of electrical-conductive terminals. One end of each of the electrical-conductive terminals is electrically connected with the insertion pin. The adaptor is assembled in the first assembling port. The insertion pin is inserted into and electrically connected to the insertion slot.02-03-2011
20080293303TRANSFER PLUG FOR A VARIETY OF SOCKETS - A transfer plug for a variety of sockets includes an insulating shell, a first and a second connectors and a signal plug. The insulating shell has two side arms and a first pivoted portion. The first and the second connectors correspondingly combine with the insulating shell respectively and are electrically connected. The signal plug movably connects to the insulating shell and has a third connector connecting to the second connector. The signal plug has a gliding groove in a lateral edge thereof. The insulating shell combines with the first and second connector to form a transiting plug. The signal plug can slidably move and turn in different directions in an unused state. The signal plug can be used alone and doesn't need to be disassembled. The transiting plug can be repeatedly connected to other transiting plugs and converted into a multitasking transfer plug with different specifications and types of sockets.11-27-2008
20090029596MOLDED ELECTRICAL SOCKET - A molded lamp socket. The molded lamp socket includes a lamp base body molded from a first plastic material providing a socket cavity with an opening for receiving a lamp bulb. The molded lamp socket also includes a lead extending from a first contact portion disposed in the socket cavity to a second contact portion spaced from the socket cavity. The molded lamp socket also includes a mounting body molded from a second plastic material providing a plug cavity encircling the second contact portion. The mounting body is overmolded with respect to the lamp base body.01-29-2009
20090298345CONNECTOR - A connector includes a plurality of contacts each having a contact portion adapted to contact a first connecting object, a fixed portion to be fixed to a housing, a connection portion to be connected to a second connecting object; and the housing having inserting holes for arranging and holding the contacts therein, and a fitting opening for receiving the first connecting object. The housing is provided on the side of the fitting opening with recesses which are continuous with the inserting holes, respectively, and opening into the fitting direction of the connector, and tips of the contact portions of the contacts are positioned in the recesses, respectively, even in the state that the first connecting object has not been fitted in the connector. The recesses are respectively independent from one another corresponding to the contacts. The connector thus constructed is simple in construction and easily manufactured and achieves a stable electrical connection by ensuring sufficient displacements of the contacts without buckling and deformation of the contacts, thereby preventing any defective or failed connection.12-03-2009
20090142964CONNECTOR WITH FASTENING TABS - A connector has an insulative housing, a plurality of terminals and a metal shell. The insulative housing has a base and a tongue formed on the base. The terminals are mounted in the insulative housing. The metal shell covers the insulative housing and has a top, a space and a plurality of fastening tabs. The fastening tabs are formed on the top of the metal shell and extend from the top into the space to tightly press against a plug connector. Each fastening tab has two connecting ends, a first section and a second section. The connecting ends are connected to the top of the metal shell. With the connecting ends connected to the metal shell instead of free ends, the fastening tabs would not inadvertently extend out of the metal shell.06-04-2009
20090325423Adapter for a main current path tap of a switching device - At least one embodiment of the invention relates to an adapter for producing an electrically conductive connection between at least one main current path of a switching device and an evaluation unit for determining the state of a protective apparatus, which is connected upstream of the switching device. In order to make it possible to monitor a protective apparatus which is connected upstream of the switching device with minimum wiring complexity, at least one embodiment of the invention proposes an adapter for producing an electrically conductive connection between at least one main current path of a switching device and an evaluation unit for determining the state of a protective apparatus which is connected upstream of the switching device, wherein the adapter can be connected mechanically to the switching device and has contact interfaces for connection of the evaluation unit. As a result of the direct evaluation of the switching state of the protective organ on the switching device, the wiring which until now has been necessary for an additional auxiliary switch on the protective device is dispensed with, a possible fault source also being minimized with the wiring complexity.12-31-2009
20090325422Plug Converter for Changing the Electrical Pin Configuration of an Appliance Plug - A plug converter for changing the electrical pin configuration of an appliance plug has an enclosure with a base and a cover. On the base are connector pins having a first electrical pin configuration for connecting the enclosure to an electrical outlet. Within the enclosure are electrical connectors for connection with an appliance plug having a second electrical pin configuration. The electrical connectors are electrically connected to the connector pins. A support structure is provided adjacent an opening in the enclosure for supporting an appliance plug connected with the electrical connectors.12-31-2009
20100248552ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED HIGH FREQUENCY SIGNAL TRANSMISSION ENVIRONMENT - An electrical connector defining a receiving cavity for receiving a corresponding plug includes an insulative housing and a number of contacts retained in the insulative housing. The contacts include a number of first contacts which are arranged in a row along a transverse direction of the insulative housing. The first contacts include two pairs of differential signal contacts and a grounding contact between said two pairs of differential signal contacts. Each first contact has a contact portion extending into the receiving cavity, a tail portion extending out of the insulative housing and a connecting portion between the contact portion and the tail portion. The connecting portion of the grounding contact is wider than that of the differential signal contacts in the transverse direction.09-30-2010
20080299831Connecting Module for Mobile Communication Terminal - A connecting module for a mobile communication terminal includes a housing, a first connecting terminal member, and a second connecting terminal member. The first connecting terminal member is provided in an upper region of the housing for electrically connecting to connecting terminals of a universal serial bus memory. The second connecting terminal member is provided in a lower region of the housing for electrically connecting to an input/output device. The second connecting terminal member has a different length than the first connecting terminal member.12-04-2008
20100003857ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH A TRANSITION BOARD - An electrical connector assembly includes a first and a second connector (01-07-2010
20090081904Electrical connector with switching terminals - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing defining a receiving cavity surrounded by opposite sidewalls and a top and bottom wall connecting with the sidewalls, a plurality of contacts retained on the housing, a couple of switching terminals including a first terminal and a second terminal, and a shell surrounding the insulating housing. One of said side wall defines two slots. The two terminals are received and retained in said two slots and mates with each others when a complementary connector is inserted into the receiving cavity. The first terminal defines a touching tab contacting with the shell.03-26-2009
20090209136Dual Wiring System - A dual wiring system with easy exchangeability of a function unit is provided. A gate device is mounted in a wall surface of a structure, and connected to both of an electric power line and an information line previously installed in the structure. The function unit has at least one of functions for supplying electric power from the electric power line, outputting information from the information line and inputting information into the information line when connected with the gate device. The function unit has a module connector comprised of an electric power connector and an information signal connector, which is detachably connected to a module port of the gate device comprised of an electric power port and an information signal port. To further improve function expandability, an additional function unit can be detachably connected to the function unit.08-20-2009
20090253305REPLACEMENT CLIP AND METHOD FOR REPAIRING A MODULAR CABLE CONNECTOR HAVING A BROKEN LOCKING CLIP - A replacement clip and method for repairing a modular cable connector having a broken locking clip. The replacement clip comprises a substantially unshaped housing being configured to mount onto a modular connector having a broken clip, the housing having a top surface and a bottom surface opposite from the top surface, the top surface having an arm extension ending in a locking tab, the locking tab being spaced by the arm extension and located at an end opposite from the cable that the connector is connected to, the bottom surface having a slit therein running parallel to the cable, the slit being configured to mount the replacement clip onto the connector, such that, the locking tab securely holds the connector within a socket and such that mechanical and electrical connections between the connector and the socket are maintained.10-08-2009
20100151739DEVICE FOR CONNECTING BETWEEN TWO PLUGS HAVING A COMPACT AND SIMPLIFIED STRUCTURE - The invention relates to a device or connecting multi-conducting plugs that can be inserted into said device in respectively opposite directions. The device of the invention includes two sockets (06-17-2010
20100151741Electrical Connector System - An electrical connector system may include a center housing that defines a plurality of first electrical contact channels on a first side face of the center housing and a plurality of second electrical contact channels on a second side face of the center housing. A first array of electrical contacts is positioned substantially within the plurality of first electrical contact channels on the first side face of the center housing. A second array of electrical contacts is positioned substantially within the plurality of second electrical contact channels on the second side face of the center housing. The first array of electrical contacts is paired with a third array of electrical contacts to form a first plurality of differential pairs of electrical contacts. The second array of electrical contacts is paired with a fourth array of electrical contacts to form a second plurality of differential pairs of electrical contacts.06-17-2010
20100273356APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CONNECTING TWO ELECTRICAL DEVICES TOGETHER - Methods and apparatus are provided for connecting together two audio components that have different size connectors and/or a different configuration of electrical contacts between them. In one embodiment of the present invention, an audio adaptor is designed having an audio plug of one size to mate with a first electrical device, such as an integrated mediaphone such as the iPhone™, and an audio jack having a different size to mate with a second electrical device, such as a conventional cell phone headset having a single earpiece. In that instance, the plug would be a four-prong, 3.5 millimeter stereo device, while the jack would be a three-prong, 2.5 millimeter monaural device. The adaptor includes circuitry that takes one audio channel (i.e., the left or right channel), and couples it to the audio input on the monaural jack.10-28-2010
20100151738BRICK ASSEMBLY WITH AUTOMATICALLY RECOGNIZING CONNECTING RELATIONSHIPS - A brick assembly with automatically recognizing connecting relationships includes a rod brick, a sleeve brick and a frame brick. The rod brick has an irregular polygon-shaped cross-section and an identification IC. The sleeve brick has the internal bore with the same shape with the cross-section of the rod brick to make the rod brick insert into the sleeve brick only in one direction. Also, the sleeve brick is used to connect the rod brick to the frame brick. The signals, caused by the resistor of the sleeve brick, of the identification IC of the frame brick are detected by a computer system to recognize automatically connecting relationships of these bricks.06-17-2010
20110230101STRUCTURE OF HIGH SPEED CONNECTOR - A high speed connector includes a male connector portion and a female connector portion. The male connector portion includes a male-portion housing and high-speed male terminals and other male terminals received in the male-portion housing. The female connector portion includes a female-portion housing and high-speed female terminals and other female terminals received in the female-portion housing. The high-speed male and female terminals both include a fixing section for fixing the terminals in the respective housings. The high-speed male and female terminals both include flat-structured terminals and deviated-structured terminals. The fixing section of the the flat-structured terminal is located on the same plane as other sections of the terminal, while the fixing section of the deviated-structured terminal is deviated sidways with respect to the other sections. Such an alternating arrangement allows the connector to be minatruized and interference and loss of signals transmitted therethrough are reduced.09-22-2011
20090053937STACKABLE COMPOSITE POWER CONNECTOR - The present invention relates to a composite power connector. The composite power connector includes multiple first connecting units arranged in a stack form, multiple second connecting units arranged in a stack form and a fastening element. Each first connecting unit includes a first end coupled with an electric wire, a second end formed as an insertion terminal to be coupled with a corresponding second connecting unit, a first surface having a first perforation and a second surface having a second perforation corresponding to the first perforation. A channel is defined by the first perforation and the second perforation. The fastening element penetrates through the channels of the multiple first connecting units for combining and fixing the multiple first connecting units with each other.02-26-2009
20100015854Connectors for electrically active grid - The invention includes an electrified framework system having a plurality of grid members which form a grid framework. A conductive material is disposed on a surface of at least one of the plurality of grid members as shown throughout the drawings. The system includes connectors which provide low voltage power connections. For example, the connectors bring power from a power supply to the conductive material disposed on the grid framework and/or the connectors provide electrical connections between the conductive material on the grid framework and various devices.01-21-2010
20080214055ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A ruggedized, two-piece electrical connector. One piece, which may be configured for mounting to a daughtercard, is assembled from wafers. Each wafer includes a shield member and signal contacts held by an insulative member. Within the insulative member, the signal and ground contacts run in spaced, parallel planes. Both signal and ground contacts terminate in pads along a mating segment of the connector. The second piece of the connector, which may be configured for mounting to a backplane, has a housing with slots to receive the mating segments of the wafers. Within the slots, the backplane connectors have contacts that provide at least four points of contact with each pad. The contact points are at least two different heights on each side of the pad.09-04-2008
20100240257CONNECTOR WITH PROJECTING FUNCTION - A connector with projecting function is electrically connected to a circuit board of an electronic device and includes a casing, a base, a rear cover, a projecting module and an electrical connector. The base has a first port and a second port. The projecting module is provided in the first port. The electrical connector is provided in the second port. The casing and the rear cover are assembled outside the base. When the connector is combined with the electronic device, a plurality of electrical-conductive terminals of the connector is configured to transmit image signals of the electronic device to a circuit board of the connector. Then, a control circuit and an image processing chip of the projecting module can process the image signals to project the processed images onto an external screen.09-23-2010
20100227509Electrical connector with improved contact arrangement - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a number of first and second contacts retained therein. The insulative housing defines a first receiving cavity with a first tongue extending thereinto and a second receiving cavity with a second tongue extending thereinto. The second receiving cavity communicates with the first receiving cavity in an up to down direction. The first contacts are disposed on opposite first and second surfaces of the first tongue. Each first contact has a first contact portion protruding into the first receiving cavity and a first tail portion. The second contacts are disposed on a mounting surface of the second tongue. Each second contact has a flat second contact portion exposed to the second receiving cavity and a second tail portion. All first tail portions and second tail portions extend out of the insulative housing and are arranged in a row.09-09-2010
20120196484Through-Connector For A Metal Structure, And Associated Insulating Component And Metal Stucture - The invention relates to a through-connector for a metal structure (08-02-2012
20090111330Triple mating configurations of connector - An electrical connector includes: an insulative housing defining a front mating cavity; a mating tongue extending into the front mating cavity and defining thereon first and second mating faces opposite to each other, said mating tongue dividing said mating cavity into a first mating space confronting the first mating face for mating with a first complementary connector, and a second mating space confronting the second mating face for mutually exclusively mating with second and third complementary connector; a plurality of first type contacts disposed on the first mating face for connecting with the first complementary connector, a plurality of second type contacts disposed on the second mating face for connecting with the second complementary connector, and a plurality of third type contacts located between the first type contacts and the second type contacts with front ends of the third type contacts exposed to the second mating space.04-30-2009
20090111328Electrical adapter having grounding means - An electrical adapter comprises a first mating portion adapted for engaging a first type interface complement connector, a second mating portion adapted for engaging a second type interface complement connector, a mounting plane adapted for being set on a printed circuit board, and grounding means. The first mating portion defines a pair of first guiding rails. The second mating portion defines a pair of second guiding rails. The grounding means comprises a first contacting arm extending to said first guiding rail, a second contacting arm extending toward said second guiding rail, and a leg extending to said mounting plane, establishing a grounding path from said first mating portion and second mating portion to a printed circuit board.04-30-2009
20090111327HDMI snap-in coupler - The present invention relates to a HDMI snap-in coupler, which comprises a circuit board, a first HDMI connection port module, a second HDMI connection port module, a top housing, and bottom housing. The first and second HDMI connection port modules are set on the circuit board. The top housing accommodates the circuit board, and the first and second HDMI connection port modules. The top housing has a first opening. The first HDMI connection port module is placed in the first opening. The bottom housing lodges in the top housing and has a second opening. The second HDMI connection port module is placed in the second opening. The present invention provides a HDMI snap-in coupler with double-side HDMI interfaces suitable for installing on current common socket panels (such as: information panels or multimedia information panels) without the need of modifying the design of the socket panels. Thereby, market universality and integration purposes can be achieved. The HDMI snap-in coupler according to the present invention can be installed movably on a socket panel, and can be replaced with ease. Besides, the HDMI snap-in coupler according to the present invention has the characteristic of miniaturization.04-30-2009
20100323559COUPLER WITH UNIVERSAL ADAPTORS FOR ELECTRICITY, COMPRESSED AIR, FLUIDS, AND DATA - This invention provides a coupler having universal adaptors for compressed air, fluid, electricity, and/or data that enable a user to connect existing hoses or cords to the coupler, which is attached to a door base and/or window sash, thus allowing the door and/or window to be fully opened and closed. The body of the coupler is a U shaped clamp. The body has a thin base plate that is positioned under the door and/or window and two walls that contain electrical/pneumatic/data connectors. In one embodiment, the body is made of a durable plastic. The clamp is tightened via a tension screw with an adjustment knob or by a screwdriver. Embedded within the body are channels that allow passage of electricity, air, fluid, and/or data packets.12-23-2010
20090035996CONNECTOR WITH INSULATION PIERCING CONTACT - There is disclosed a connector and method for terminating a cable comprised twisted pairs of conductors. In one aspect of the invention the connector comprises a wire lead guide for arranging the twisted pairs of conductors and a plurality of piercing contacts which interconnect with respective ones of the twisted pairs of conductors when the wire guide is secured to the module. In a further aspect of the invention the wire lead guide ensures that the spacing between the conductors of a particular twisted pair is maintained, thereby improving the performance of the subsequent assembly.02-05-2009
20130149906Connection Socket For Mobile Terminal - A connection socket for a portable terminal includes a plurality of connection terminals of different types disposed in different positions on one plane in a case and connected with plug connection terminals mounted to a connection plug. Here, portions of the plurality of connection terminals to be connected with the plug connection terminals are disposed in different positions. The plurality of connection terminals are in different lengths.06-13-2013
20110124233Method and apparatus for power supply connection - An inexpensive adjustable power adapter assembly is provided that can easily fit within openings formed in dwellings or other structures, such as doorways or windows, and which can substantially seal any open spaces formed in such openings. The adapter permits quick and easy connection of an external power source (such as, for example, a diesel or gas-powered portable generator) to the interior of such dwelling or other structure.05-26-2011
20110143598Lamp tube coupler - A lamp tube coupler is that an insulation terminal seat is respectively disposed to two ends of an expansible outer cylinder. A pair of electrode coupling members is disposed to each insulation terminal seat. The electrode coupling members corresponding to each other at the two ends of the expansible outer cylinder form a conduction mode through respective springs. While using every lamp tube coupler, the coupler is disposed between the two lamp tubes. The electrode coupling members at two ends are respectively inserted into the electrode sockets of the two lamp tubes to achieve the goal of cascading at least two lamp tubes.06-16-2011
20100216346MULTIPOLE MATRIX CONNECTOR - The invention concerns a matrix connector comprising a first pair of plug-in connectors and a second pair of plug-in connectors, in which the first pair of plug-in connectors has a housing, in which at least one flexible printed circuit board with at least one array of contacts is designed, which is contacted with at least one second array of contacts, which is designed in the second pair of plug-in connectors.08-26-2010
20100055986ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A TONGUE - An electrical connector (03-04-2010
20100062651Multi-Slot Connector and Manufacture Method Thereof - A multi-slot connector and a manufacture method thereof are provided. The multi-slot connector includes a housing and a conducting structure. The conducting structure has a body and a terminal portion extending from the body. After extending out from the body, the terminal portion bends to form a first ridge. After bending the first ridge, the terminal portion turns to form a winding portion which winds back toward the body and bends to form a second ridge, wherein the first and second ridges protrude toward different directions. The housing has a first slot and a second slot. When the conducting structure is disposed in the housing, the first ridge and the second ridge are respectively corresponding to the first slot and the second slot.03-11-2010
20100062650Connector - A connector has a mating surface on which the connector is mated with a mating connector in a first direction. The connector includes a power supply contact and a housing. The housing is formed with a power supply contact holder and a protrusion. The power supply contact holder holds the power supply contact. The protrusion extends along the first direction to a location closer to the mating surface than an edge of the power supply contact. The protrusion extends along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction more than the power supply contact within the power supply contact holder.03-11-2010
20100068938Relay Connector - A flat flexible cable connector (03-18-2010
20110097939MODULAR OUTLET - In conjunction with a wiring in a house carrying data network signal, a modular outlet (04-28-2011
20110070777ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ADAPTOR SYSTEM FOR MEDIA DEVICES - An electrical connector adaptor system for connecting a base media device which has at least one integral electrical connector with one or more detachable second media devices, each having a connector that may differ from a connector of another second media device. A detachable electrical connector adaptor module is provided, for creating at least one bi-directional electrical connection between the base media device and one or more attachable and detachable second media devices, each of the second media devices having at least one integral connector. The adaptor module has a first electrical connector for mating with the base media device integral electrical connector and a second electrical connector for mating with the second media device integral electrical connector.03-24-2011
20100311277PHASE ADJUSTABLE ADAPTER - A phase adjustable adapter that can maintain its value of characteristic impedance in a manner that is independent of its electrical length. Embodiments of the adapter include a center conductor and an adapter body in surrounding relation to the center conductor so as to form an insulative gap. The adapter body has form factor that is defined by the ratio of an outer dimension of the adapter body to the length of the adapter body, where the form factor changes in accordance with the change in the length of the adapter body.12-09-2010
20080242155ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING INSULATIVE HOUSING AND FLEXIBLE BUS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing receiving a plurality of terminals therein, an upper cover mounted on the insulative housing, a flexible bus, and a casing shielding the upper cover and fixed to the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a mating portion for mating with a mating connector. The flexible bus has a plurality of contacts on an end thereof. The upper cover presses against the flexible bus in assembly, forcing the contacts to contact the terminals. The casing biases against the upper cover, forcing the contacts of the flexible bus to contact the terminals reliably. The flexible bus of the electrical connector does not contact a mating connector directly, thereby lengthening the life of the flexible bus even after repeated plugging.10-02-2008
20090004921ADAPTER SYSTEM FOR USE WITH AN EXPRESSCARD SLOT - An adapter system is disclosed including a pair of adapters operating in conjunction with each other to allow a variety of different, off-the-shelf memory cards to be used within the ExpressCard slot.01-01-2009
20090318031Transfer plug with an attractive-shaped accessory - A transfer plug or a socket and the like with an attractively-shaped accessory includes a attractively-shaped accessory combined with an outer surface of the transfer plug or the socket and the like for giving an ornamental appearance. Further, the attractively-shaped accessory is provided with an electronic appliance so that the transfer plug or the socket and the like may appear lively and attractive and practical as well. Besides, the attractively-shaped accessory can be replaced with another one with a different shape from the transfer plug or the socket and the like, enabling a consumer to always change it for boosting interest and atmosphere.12-24-2009
20090111329Electrical card connector - An electrical card connector (04-30-2009
20110256775ELECTRICAL OUTLET WITH CHANGEABLE SOCKETS - An electrical outlet includes a housing and a prong fitting member detachably connected to the housing. The housing includes two end surfaces and side surfaces between the two end surfaces. Each side surface defines a two-opening or three-opening socket for inserting a plug.10-20-2011
20090004920METHOD OF ADAPTING AN EXPRESSCARD SLOT FOR USE WITH PORTABLE MEMORY CARDS - An adapter system is disclosed including a pair of adapters operating in conjunction with each other to allow a variety of different, off-the-shelf memory cards to be used within the ExpressCard slot.01-01-2009
20100285694CONNECTOR - An electrical connector comprises a support body, first and second metal cases assembled with the support frame, and first and second terminal groups. The support frame comprises a first tongue part, a second tongue part, and a partition part which partitions the first and second tongue parts. The first terminal group is arranged in the first tongue part, and the second terminal group is arranged in the second tongue part. The support frame is sheltered with a metal sheltering casing comprising a front sheltering casing and a back sheltering casing which are assembled together. First and second holding plates extend from the first and second metal casings, the front sheltering casing is provided with notches, the support frame is provided with recesses, so that the first and second holding plates are held in the notches and recesses.11-11-2010
20120034819Micro Universal Serial Bus Adapter - A micro universal serial bus adapter to enable a micro universal serial bus connector to be connected to an Apple proprietary connector. The micro universal serial bus adapter comprises of an adapter that has a male proprietary connector at one end to connect to a female Apple proprietary connector and a female micro universal serial bus connector at the other end to connect to a standard male micro universal serial bus plug.02-09-2012
20100151740ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector for transmitting data signals between the insulated conductors of a first data cable and corresponding insulated conductors of a second data cable, including a first part having a socket shaped to at least partially receive a plug of said first data cable; a second part having a plurality of insulation displacement contact slots shaped to receive end sections of the conductors of the second data cable; and a plurality of electrically conductive contacts including resiliently compressible spring finger contacts extending into the socket for electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the first cable; insulation displacement contacts seated in corresponding insulation displacement contact slots for effecting electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the second data cable; and mid sections extending therebetween, wherein relative movement between the mid sections of the contacts is inhibited by a fastener.06-17-2010
20110136389Combination Electric Plug Assembly - A combination electric plug assembly includes an electric plug, which has an electrically insulative housing defining a front receiving chamber and a set of power terminals and a set of signal terminals mounted in the front receiving chamber, and an adapter which has an electrically insulative housing defining a receiving chamber for receiving the electrically insulative housing of the electric plug, an electrically insulative core member suspending in the electrically insulative housing and insertable into the front receiving chamber of the electric plug, and a set of terminal power terminals and a set of signal terminals respectively mounted in the electrically insulative core member and respectively soldered to a circuit board of an electronic apparatus for the contact of the power terminals and signal terminals of the electric plug for transmitting power supply and signal at the same time.06-09-2011
20100081332CONNECTOR - A connector, comprises a plurality of metal terminals; and a connector housing including a box-like body portion for receiving the plurality of metal terminals, a tubular portion within which the body portion is disposed, and an interconnecting portion interconnecting end portions of the body portion and the tubular portion, wherein the interconnecting portion includes a plurality of flat plate portions spaced from one another in a direction of a periphery of each of the tubular portion and the body portion, and a mountain-shaped portion projecting toward the inner side of the tubular portion, and the flat plate portions are smaller in thickness than the tubular portion.04-01-2010
20090176412Modular electrical connector - A modular electrical connector including at least one body portion having an electrical terminal and at least one mating surface. An end portion has a mating surface interconnected to the mating surface of the body portion. The body portion and the end portion define a connector body.07-09-2009
20110263160POWER CONNECTOR - A power connector includes an insulative housing, a number of contacts retained in the insulative housing and a spacer fixed to the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a mating surface, an end surface opposite to the mating surface and a plurality of passageways extending through the mating and the end surfaces. A depression and a cavity are recessed into the insulative housing from the mating surface and the end surface, respectively. Each contact includes a main portion received in corresponding passageway and a tail portion located in the cavity in condition that at least one side wall of the tail portion is exposed to the air for excellent heat dissipation.10-27-2011
20120252277CABLE HAVING ADAPTOR ASSEMBLY - The cable contains a cable member, a first connector electrically connected to an end of the cable member, a split member electrically connected to the other end of the cable member and having at least a second connector, at least an adaptors capable of electrically connecting to the second connector; and a joint member having a ring element for joining to the cable member and at least an extension element for joining to the adaptor. The cable, with the first connector and the other connectors on the adaptors, can be used to interface various appliances.10-04-2012
20110065324DUAL SOCKET CONNECTOR - A dual socket connector has an insulative housing assembly, multiple first terminals, multiple second terminals, multiple third terminals and a shell. The insulative housing assembly has a top tongue, a bottom tongue and a partition formed between the top and bottom tongues. The first terminals are mounted on one of the top and bottom tongues for USB 2.0 signal transmission. The second and third terminals are mounted on the other tongue for USB 3.0 signal transmission. The shell covers the insulative housing assembly and defines upper and lower socket holes with the partition for engaging different plug connectors. The dual socket connector is compact and has high compatibility.03-17-2011
20110065325ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING ROBUST INTERENGAGEMENT ARRANGED BETWEEN CONTACTS AND HOUSING - An electrical connector includes a base portion defining a receiving cavity, a tongue plate portion retained in the receiving cavity and a first set of contacts retained in the tongue plate portion. The tongue plate portion defines a mating portion projecting out of the at least one receiving cavity for mating with a plug connector and receiving grooves thereon. The first set of contacts includes four first contacts each defining a retaining portion received in a corresponding receiving groove and retained in the receiving cavity, a contacting portion extending forwards from a front end of the retaining portion and a mounting portion. The retaining portion defines a pair of wings bending upwards from two side edges thereof and projecting out of the receiving groove, and the base portion defines corresponding pressing portions projecting to and pressing the wings.03-17-2011
20090130910Electronic device interface switching system - Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a first connector and a switching system. The first connector is configured to receive a second connector having a first contact area and a second different contact area. The switching system is connected to the first connector. The switching system is configured to alternatively connect a ground of the apparatus to the first or the second contact area.05-21-2009
20090130909INTERCONNECT DEVICE AND THE ASSEMBLY SAME IS USED THEREIN - An assembly (05-21-2009
20120220168CABLE INTERFACE DEVICE - A cable interface device is provided for physically and electronically connecting two devices. The cable interface device comprises a first pin pickup assembly electrically connectable to a first multi-pin connector of a first electronic device having a first pin geometry. The device also includes a hardware specific signal routing adapter connected electronically and physically in series with the pin pickup assembly and a second pin pickup assembly electrically connectable to a second pin connector of a second electronic device having a second pin geometry, the second pin geometry being electronically and mechanically different from the first pin geometry.08-30-2012
20100173528Connector Assembly And Related Methods of Use - Connector assemblies for use in wiring/cabling applications are disclosed. The connector assemblies include first and second jack openings that facilitate interaction between plugs that feature contact layouts according to the IEC 60603-7-7 standard. Cable/plug combinations are also provided wherein the cable features shielded twisted pair (STP) fully shielded twisted pair (FTP) and unshielded twisted pair (UTP) wires. The cable/plug interface includes a housing wherein individual wires are brought into electrical communication with electrical contacts that are exposed relative to the exterior of the housing. The electrical contacts are positioned in quadrants of the plug housing, when viewed in cross-section, such that the plug complies with the contact geometry set forth in the IEC 60603-7-7 standard. The cable/plug is generally a preterminated assembly, whereby the plug is pre-mounted to the cable before shipment to an installation location or distribution channel. A pulling eye assembly may be provided that defines a cavity sized and configured to receive the plug housing and a portion of the cable.07-08-2010
20120077388Assembly and System of Datacommunication Cables and Connectors - A datacommunication interconnection system includes (a) an extension trunk cable-connector assembly and (b) a trunk cable-connector assembly. The extension trunk cable-connector assembly comprises: a first cable including a plurality of first subunits, each of the first subunits comprising a plurality of twisted pairs of conductors; a jack attached to one end of the cable; and a plug attached to an opposite end of the cable. Each of the jack and the plug includes a contact for each of the conductors of the cable. The trunk cable-connector assembly comprises: a second cable including a plurality of second subunits, each of the second subunits comprising a plurality of twisted pairs of conductors; a plug attached to one end of the second cable and connected with the jack of the extension trunk cable; and a plurality of RJ-45 connectors attached to subunits at an opposite end of the second cable.03-29-2012
20120220167Adapter for electric dryers - An adapter for use in combination with an electric dryer to electrically connect the dryer to an outlet when the pattern of the prongs on the power cord plug do not correspond to the pattern of the prong-receiving receptacle openings at the outlet. In the preferred embodiment, the adapter comprises an adapter body having a plurality of prong-receiving openings on its outward face and a plurality of adapter prongs on its rearward face. The prong-receiving openings are in a first prong pattern that corresponds to the number and/or configuration of the prongs on the plug and the adapter prongs are in a second prong pattern that corresponds to the number and/or configuration of the receptacle openings on the outlet to electrically interconnect the plug and the outlet. In one embodiment, the adapter also includes a connecting wire inside the adapter body and a ground wire to ground the dryer.08-30-2012
20120214348ELECTRICAL CHARGER - There is provided an electrical charger including a base unit and an adaptor unit. The base unit is configured for being coupled to an electronic device, and includes an electrical connector plug which includes a plurality of electrical connector plug contacts. The adaptor unit is configured for being coupled to a power supply, and includes a plurality of adaptor unit contacts and a receiving aperture defining an opening for an electrical connector plug receiving receptacle configured for receiving the electrical connector plug.08-23-2012
20120178304CONNECTING DEVICE ADAPTABLE TO DIFFERENT CONTACTORS - A device for connecting a terminal of an operating coil of an electromagnetic contactor, the device having a first connecting piece electrically connected to a terminal of the operating coil, a second connecting piece arranged in the contactor opposite a surface of the contactor so as to be accessible from the outside of the insulating body of the contactor in order to enable the electrical connection between the contactor and an outside module, and at least one connecting member including a first connecting portion arranged to ensure the electric contact with the first connecting piece according to at least two different relative positions between the first connecting portion and the first connecting piece, and a second connecting portion arranged to ensure the electric contact with the second connecting piece according to at least two different relative positions between the second connecting portion and the second connecting piece.07-12-2012
20120178303HYBRID CONNECTOR AND CABLE WITH SAID CONNECTOR - [Problem] To provide a hybrid connector and a cable with the connector which correct a positional error of connector units and enable to connect connectors when they are connected and even if there is a small positional error of the connection unit.07-12-2012
20100273355IMAGE GUIDE WIRE CONNECTION - An electrical connector and assembly having a body arranged and disposed to receive an interconnector of a guide wire at a first end and an interface cable at a second end, and a contact module in the body, the contact module comprising a contact housing and a plurality of contacts, disposed in the contact housing, the plurality of contacts being configured for electrical connection with the interface cable and the guide wire, is disclosed.10-28-2010
20100022137CONTACT WITH TWIST PIN INTERFACE - A contact includes a conductive portion, a wire-receiving portion and a bundle of wound wires. The conductive portion has a compliant portion extending from a first end thereof. The compliant portion is configured to be positioned in an opening of a panel. The wire-receiving portion has a wire-receiving channel provided thereon. The bundle of wound wires is mounted in the wire-receiving channel and has a contact section which is configured to engage a mating connector.01-28-2010
20100009574ROTATABLE ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECTION DEVICE - An electrical interconnection device (01-14-2010
20090061690APPARATUS WITH DETACHABLY CONNECTED MEMORY-CARD TYPE ADAPTER - An electronic apparatus is provided at one side with an adapting plate, on at least one side surface of which there is provided connecting lines, and a memory-card type adapter is detachably connected to the apparatus through engagement of a socket provided at a front end of the adapter with the adapting plate on the apparatus. Elastic contact terminals are provided in the socket to electrically connect to the connecting lines on the adapting plate. The apparatus is adapted to plug in any type of memory-card socket provided on a computer through detachable engagement of the adapting plate on the apparatus with one memory-card type adapter that corresponds to the memory-card socket on the computer.03-05-2009
20110124232POWER ADAPTER CONNECTOR - A power adapter connector includes a main body, wherein a first side of the main body mounts a first interface, a second side of the body mounts a second interface different from the first interface and a power interface. The first interface is electrically connected to the second interface. The second interface and the power interface are capable to be connected to an interface and a power input interface of a first electronic device at one time, so as to allow a second electronic device, whose interface suits for the first interface, to connect to the first electronic device. The second interface and the power interface are closely mounted, therefore it is allowed to mount the interface and power input interface of the first electronic device closely to save space on the first electronic device.05-26-2011
20080299832Connector - A connector which makes it possible to take out a holding member thereof from a housing without breaking the housing. The housing is formed by a main housing and a sub housing connected to the main housing. The main housing is formed with a hole having a contact portion-accommodating portion and a contact-inserting portion. In the sub housing, there is formed a clip-accommodating hole which is opposed to the contact portion-accommodating portion and the contact-inserting portion in the directions of insertion and removal of the contact, when the sub housing is connected to the main housing. The inner diameter of the clip-accommodating hole is set to be larger than the inner diameter of the contact portion-accommodating portion and that of the contact-inserting portion. The clip is accommodated in the clip-accommodating hole.12-04-2008
20110045704LIGHTING CONNECTOR DEVICES AND USES THEREOF - A multi-way connector connects a plurality of lighting apparatuses together. The multi-way connector comprises: (a) a plurality of lighting connectors, each lighting connector comprising: (i) an upper housing having: plural connector pins, and one or more interlocking grooves; and (ii) a lower housing, the lower housing having a plurality of connector pin guide holes, and one or more interlocking tongue portions, the lower housing being connectable with the upper housing to form each lighting connector by coupling at least one of the one or more interlocking grooves with at least one of the one or more interlocking tongue portions, and by coupling at least one of the plural connector pins with at least one of the connector pin guide holes; (b) a multi-way connecting portion configured to permit power and/or signals to pass between and among the plurality of lighting connectors; and (c) plural flexible connectors electrically connecting an inner side of each lower housing with the multi-way connecting portion.02-24-2011
20100233912MULTI-IN-ONE-CONNECTOR - A multi-in-one connector has a casing and a plug assembly. The casing has a cavity and a front opening communicating with the cavity. The plug assembly is mounted in the cavity and extends through the front opening and has a first plug and a second plug. The second plug is separately stacked with the first plug and mounted slidably in the cavity through the front opening, wherein the second plug moves relative to the first plug to extend out of or retract from the front opening. Hence the multi-in-one connector is compatible with at least two connection interfaces of connector sockets.09-16-2010
20100221954CASSETTE WITH LOCKING FEATURE - A cassette includes a shell having a housing and a cover mated together to define an inner chamber. The housing has a plurality of plug cavities configure to receive plugs therein. A contact subassembly is received in the inner chamber. The contact subassembly has a circuit board and a plurality of contacts coupled to the circuit board. The contacts are arranged in contact sets that are received in corresponding plug cavities to mate with different corresponding plugs. A latch member couples the housing to the cover. The latch member has a latch element configured to secure the shell to a panel.09-02-2010
20120088411Power Socket - A power socket comprises a housing which is composed of an upper cover and a lower seat, equipped with a master wire and a plurality of sub-wires, a pair of seat bodies are formed on the upper cover, a plurality of fixing plates are disposed at the side of each seat body, the grooves formed between adjacent fixing plates and the seat body become fixing grooves; the same definition line of each sub-wire connects with the same definition line of an output of a circuit board, and a plurality of welding points are formed which are respectively inserted in the corresponding fixing grooves. The power socket has fast and quick installation and the arc electricity can be avoided effectively to ensure the safe and reliable use. The power socket is compacted in an integral structure and can be safely used to satisfy diversified needs.04-12-2012
20100203766ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING DUAL-SOLDERING SURFACES - An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing (08-12-2010
20100130064SAFETY SOCKET STRUCTURE - A safety socket structure includes a casing, two control pieces, and two contact pieces. The casing is provided with two insertion holes and two through-holes. The interior of the casing is formed with connecting positions corresponding to the insertion holes. The two control pieces are liftably provided in the casing and protrude through the two through-holes to the outside of the casing. The two contact pieces are provided in the casing and abut the two contact pieces, thereby controlling the two contact pieces to extend into the connecting positions selectively. Via this arrangement, a safety socket structure that has a lower cost and is not liable to suffer damage can be achieved.05-27-2010
20130023161ELECTRICAL CHARGER WITH BASE UNIT AND ADAPTOR UNIT - There is provided an electrical charger including a base unit and an adaptor unit. The base unit is configured for being coupled to an electronic device, and includes an electrical connector plug which includes a plurality of electrical connector plug contacts. The adaptor unit is configured for being coupled to a power supply, and includes a plurality of adaptor unit contacts and a receiving aperture defining an opening for an electrical connector plug receiving receptacle configured for receiving the electrical connector plug.01-24-2013
20130171881CONNECTOR BLOCK ASSEMBLY UTILIZING A SINGLE OUTPUT AND ASSOCIATED METHOD OF USE - A connector block assembly that includes two or more input terminals for receiving electrical input voltage, a single electrical conductor output that is electrically connected to two or more input terminals, an insulator base; wherein the plurality of input terminals for receiving electrical input voltage are mounted within the insulator base and the single electrical conductor output are transversely mounted either within the insulator base or to the outside of the outer insulator so that the single electrical conductor output is at an angle of about seventy degrees to about one hundred-ten degrees in relationship to the two or more input terminals with a variation of angles between these two values. The optimal embodiment is being a single electrical conductor output being substantially perpendicular at an angle of about ninety degrees in relationship to the plurality of input terminals.07-04-2013
20100087097ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector for transmitting data signals between the insulated conductors of a first data cable and corresponding insulated conductors of a second data cable, including a first part having a socket shaped to at least partially receive a plug of said first data cable; a second part having a plurality of insulation displacement contact slots shaped to receive end sections of the conductors of the second data cable; a plurality of electrically conductive contacts including resiliently compressible spring finger contacts extending into the socket for electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the first cable; insulation displacement contacts seated in corresponding insulation displacement contact slots for effecting electrical connection with corresponding conductors of the second data cable; and mid sections extending therebetween; and a plurality of capacitive plates coupled to respective ones of said mid sections of the contacts by electrically conductive stems, wherein the capacitive plates are arranged side by side, extend in a substantially common direction, and are separated by a dielectric material extending at least partially therebetween.04-08-2010
20130115821DUAL ORIENTATION CONNECTOR WITH EXTERNAL CONTACTS AND CONDUCTIVE FRAME - A dual orientation connector having a connector tab with first and second major opposing sides and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the connector tab. The plurality of contacts includes a first set of external contacts formed at the first major side and a second set of external contacts formed at the second major side. Each individual contact in the first plurality of contacts is electrically connected within the tab or body to a corresponding contact in the second plurality of contacts. In some embodiments contacts in the first and second pluralities of contacts that are directly opposite each other are coupled together. In some other embodiments, contacts in the first and second pluralities of contacts that are in a cater cornered relationship with each other are coupled together. The first plurality of contacts are symmetrically spaced with the second plurality of contacts and the connector tab is shaped to have 180 degree symmetry so that it can be inserted and operatively coupled to a corresponding receptacle connector in either of two insertion orientations.05-09-2013
20130095699HEADPHONES WITH AUXILIARY CABLE - A headphone set is provided having a pair of headphones, a female connector, a first set of wires, and an auxiliary cable. The first set of wires may electrically connect the pair of headphones with the female connector. The auxiliary cable may include first and second male connectors and a second set of wires electrically connecting the first and second male connectors. The first male connector may be configured to removably plug into the female connector and the second male connector may be configured to removably plug into music player devices.04-18-2013
20130115820Making Contact in a Force-Optimized Manner between Electrical Loads and Printed Circuit Boards - A contact adapter for making contact in a force-optimized manner between an electrical load and a printed circuit board includes an electrically conductive contact element and an electrically non-conductive support structure. The electrically conductive contact element is configured to make an electrical contact between the printed circuit board and the electrical load. The support structure has a first supporting surface, which is configured to bear against a carrier plate of the printed circuit board. In this case, the contact element is integrated into the support structure in such a way that a first force exerted on the contact element by the electrical load is transferable to the carrier plate of the printed circuit board via the first supporting surface.05-09-2013
20130203296ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical assembly can include one or more electrical connectors. Each electrical connector can include at least a first connector housing supporting a plurality of electrical power contacts and a second connector housing supporting a plurality of electrical signal contacts. Each of the first and second connector housings can define respective receptacles that are open on respective opposed sides of the first and second connector housings. Each electrical connector can further include at least one, such as a plurality of closure members configured to close the receptacles at respective lateral sides of the first and second connector housings. The closure members of the first and second electrical connectors can comprise at least one or all of end members, interconnect members, and spacer members.08-08-2013
20130157513TWO-TERMINAL RADIAL CONNECTOR - The disclosure relates to an electrical connector that allows for universal radial orientation when connected to a two-pole electrical device. The two-pole electrical device that the connector mates to is also disclosed. The mating connector is fastened to the two-pole electrical device in a way to ensure secure connection in automotive and heavy duty applications.06-20-2013
20130157514DUAL STACKED CONNECTOR - A connector has a housing and two edge card-receiving slots disposed in a stacked arrangement on a first face of the housing. The housing supports a plurality of wafers, each wafer supporting a plurality of terminals and including two grooves, the grooves aligned with the terminals supported by the wafer. The housing may be positioned in a cage that includes receptacles on a front face of the cage. A light pipe may extend toward the front face of the cage.06-20-2013
20120282813Connector Assembly, Device, and Kit - A device and assembly related to connecting cables, wires, and electrical devices are described herein. The device and assembly can comprise a panel connector removably coupled to a cable connector. The panel connector can include a panel connector retainer, a panel connector subretainer, and at least one contact pin. The cable connector can include a cable connector retainer, a cable connector subretainer, and at least one contact pin. Also described herein are connectors having a ground clamp and cable clamp useful in connecting cables, wires, and electrical devices.11-08-2012
20120282812ELECTICAL CONNECTOR WITH TWO GROUPS OF CONTACTS - The electrical connector includes a first main body, a number of first contacts, a second main body assembled on the first main body and with a head portion and a extending board, and a number of second contacts received in the second main body. The first contact includes a extending arm fixed on the base portion, a first mating portion extending from one end of the extending arm to be received in the first receiving passage. The second contact comprises a fastening arm fixed on the head portion and a second mating arm extending from the fastening arm to be received in the second contact slots. The first contact has a connecting arm extending from the other end of the extending portion opposite to the first mating arm. The connecting arm and the fastening arm are connected to each other.11-08-2012
20120009824Surface Mount Multi-Connector and Electronic Apparatus Having the Same - A surface mount multi-connector having movable contact sections with high contact reliability and providing connection portions with high coplanarity. The surface mount multi-connector includes a first body in which a plurality of first contacts having movable contact sections and end sections that extend oppositely to each other are held by insert molding, a second body in which a plurality of second contacts having movable contact sections and end sections that extend oppositely to each other are held by insert molding, and a third body that incorporates the first body with which the second body has been coupled so that the movable contact sections of the second contacts and the movable contacts section of the first contacts face in the same direction. Tips ahead of the movable contact sections of the first and second contacts elastically mate with catching parts formed on the inner wall of the third body, and connection portions of the end sections of the first contacts and connection portions of the end sections of the second contacts lie in a same plane.01-12-2012
20120028506MODULAR OUTLET - In conjunction with a wiring in a house carrying data network signal, a modular outlet (02-02-2012
20120028505Power Strip with Articulatable Outlets - The present invention disclosed relates to a flexible electrical outlet strip that is comprised of a series of electric receptacles joined by independent ball and socket modules. Each ball and socket module is electrically interconnected with the power source and capable of rotating 360 degrees while maintaining electrical continuity. Each ball and socket connection also provides up to 60 degrees of pivotal movement at each socket joint. A fixed single-axis pivotal hinge joins receptacles 02-02-2012
20120302101Adapter For Cordless Power Tools - An electrical combination including a power tool, charger and an adapter separate from and connectable between the battery and the tool housing or battery charger to support the battery on the tool housing or the battery charger, the adapter having adapter leads for electrically coupling the battery to the power tool or the battery charger, the adapter having a mechanical lockout for allowing an electrical coupling between the adapter and the power tool while preventing an electrical coupling between the adapter and the battery charger.11-29-2012
20130210283MODULAR OUTLET - In conjunction with a wiring in a house carrying data network signal, a modular outlet (08-15-2013
20130210281ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing defining a plurality of terminal grooves of substantial U-shape, and a plurality of electrical terminals of which each has a contact arm, a positioning body of a substantially inverted-U shape and a connecting arm connected between two bottom ends of the contact arm and one arm of the positioning body. The electrical terminal is assembled upward in the terminal groove. The contact arm and the one arm of the positioning body incline towards each other to make tops thereof project out of the terminal groove for clamping a mating terminal of a mating connector therebetween. A top sidewall of the terminal groove corresponding to the contact arm is inclined downward from outside to inside to be designated as a blocking wall which is located above the contact arm to restrict the contact arm in the terminal groove.08-15-2013
20130210282Connector System Using Right Angle, Board-Mounted Connectors - A connector system having right angle, board-mounted header and receptacle connectors includes both a power interface and a signal interface for transmitting power and data signals there between. Optionally, the connectors may have features that allow the corresponding circuit boards to be offset. The connectors may have features that provide guidance for alignment of the header and receptacle connectors. The connectors may have features to enhance the electrical performance of the conductors defining the signal paths through the connector system. The connectors may have features that orient the components of the header and receptacle connectors for mounting to the circuit boards to maintain the true positions of the contacts for mounting to the circuit board.08-15-2013

Patent applications in class Two or more plural-contact coupling parts combined in one integral unit

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