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Plural-contact coupling part comprises receptacle or plug

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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
439676000 Having push-pull-engaging contacts spaced along planar side wall transverse to longitudinal engagement axis (e.g., telephone jack or plug) 192
439668000 Having only push-pull-engaging contacts spaced along longitudinal axis of engagement (e.g., jack-type receptacle or plug) 124
439701000 Having modular or multipart insulating body 53
439682000 Receptacle for receiving plug having spaced, longitudinally engaging, prong-like contacts 47
439692000 Plug having spaced, longitudinally engaging, prong-like contacts 39
439677000 Polarized 35
439700000 Having spring-biased, plunger-type contact movable along line parallel to longitudinal axis of engagement 21
439675000 Having annular, push-pull-engaging contact concentrically disposed about longitudinal axis of engagement 16
439699100 Having only two duplicate contacts arranged bilaterally symmetric about longitudinal axis of engagement 10
439661000 Having screw-thread-coupling contact 8
439670000 Having coupling contact requiring successive relative motions in different directions to complete the coupling 2
20110028047BAYONET TYPE ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR - A bayonet type electronic connector (02-03-2011
20130157515DYNAMIC CONTACT BAYONET ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FOR HARSH ENVIRONMENTS - The present invention relates generally to multi-trace electrical connectors for harsh environments. More particularly, the present invention relates to bayonet rotary electrical connectors which maintain electrical connection dynamically, and which may have replaceable connector components. This type of connector is used, for example, in drilling operations where the connector must be rotated, for example during assembly, disassembly, or operation of bottom hole equipment or sensor or communications packages, and where the electrical connection may be maintained.06-20-2013
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20110177719Electrical connector module assembly - An electrical connector module assembly is disclosed having a connector header usable with multiple module bodies. At least one module body has integral alignment members for aligning printed circuit contact portions with the module body and with a connected substrate.07-21-2011
20080299834BACK-TO-BACK PCB USB CONNECTOR - A double-sided USB connector may include a first PCB that may provide a first set of electrical contacts on its first side and solder pads on its second side. The first PCB may further include a components side, solder pads, and signal traces. The double-sided USB connector may also include a second PCB that may provide a second set of electrical contacts on its first side and terminals on its second side. Contacts selected from the second set of contacts may be connected to selected terminals, for example through via paths in the second PCB. Contacts from the first and second sets of contacts may selectively be connected to components on the first PCB using signal traces rather than wires. The first PCB may be joined to the second PCB by using the terminals, and the two PCBs may be packaged using a common molded body.12-04-2008
20130029534CONNECTOR WITH WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY - The apparatus discloses a first connector; a wireless interface, coupled to pass wireless signals through the first connector; and a second connector, coupled to pass hardwire signals through the first connector; wherein the apparatus is powered through, either the first connecter or the second connector.01-31-2013
20120184153CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A cable connector assembly (07-19-2012
20120184152CONNECTOR - A connector includes a first terminal housing for housing a plurality of first connecting terminals aligned, a second terminal housing for housing a plurality of second connecting terminals aligned, a plurality of insulating members aligned and housed in the first or second terminal housing, and a connecting member for collectively fixing and electrically connecting the plurality of first connecting terminals and the plurality of second connecting terminals at each contact point by pressing the plurality of first connecting terminals and the plurality of second connecting terminals. The connecting member includes a ring-shaped support fixed to the first terminal housing, a rotating portion an upper portion of which is inserted into a hollow formed inside the ring-shaped support so as to be pivotally supported by the support, and a pressing portion to move in a vertical direction relative to the rotating portion by turning the rotating portion.07-19-2012
20120184151ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing with a number of passageways extending therethrough, a number of electrical contacts secured in the passageways respectively, and a number of solder balls contacting with the electrical contacts. The passageways each includes a solder ball receiving slot and a pre-setting slot below the solder ball receiving slot and expanded therefrom. The electrical contacts each have a solder tail at a lower end thereof and a contact section at an upper end thereof. The solder balls and the solder tails are disposed in the solder ball receiving slot and the pre-setting slot. The pre-setting slot restricts the solder ball at a first position and the solder ball receiving slot restricts the solder ball at a second position.07-19-2012
20120184150ELECTRIC CABLE HOLDER AND METHOD FOR CONNECTING THE SAME - An electric cable holder is provided. A housing includes cable receiving grooves provided in parallel with one peripheral wall portion and press contact terminal receiving grooves provided at opposite ends of the cable receiving grooves of the one peripheral wall portion. A cover includes a substrate portion opposite to the one peripheral wall portion and formed with holes communicating with the press contact terminal receiving grooves, a pair of cover portions erected from opposite ends of the substrate portion, and an open preventing portion connecting the cover portions. The housing is provided with an engaging portion engages with the open preventing portion. When press contact terminals are press-contacted with electric cables and received in the press contact terminal receiving grooves while the open preventing portion is engaged with the engaging portion, an engaging receiving portion is disposed between the open preventing portion and the engaging portion.07-19-2012
20120184149Connector - A connector includes a first terminal housing for housing three first connecting terminals aligned, a second terminal housing for housing three second connecting terminals aligned, a plurality of insulating members that are aligned and housed in the second terminal housing, and a connecting member for collectively fixing and electrically connecting the three first connecting terminals and the three second connecting terminals at each contact point by pressing one of the plurality of insulating members adjacent to the connecting member. The three first connecting terminals and the three second connecting terminals are each arranged in a form of a triangle when viewed in the fitting direction.07-19-2012
20100159750SATA CONNECTOR CAPABLE OF TRANSMITTING ELECTRIC POWER - A SATA connector capable of transmitting electric power directly includes female and male connectors. The female connector includes a body and two first power pins. A front end of the body includes a first interface with two sidewalls. An end of the first power pin is disposed on two sidewalls of the first interface, and another end of the first power pin is extended out of a rear end of the body. The male connector includes a body and two second power pins. Both sides of the body have a side groove, and the side groove has an external sidewall. The sidewall includes a notch for exposing an end of the second power pin, and another end of the second power pin is extended out of the body. When the male and female connectors are connected, the second and first power pins constitute an electric connection for transmitting electric power.06-24-2010
20110195610SOCKET AND CONNECTOR - A socket includes a substantially rectangular columnar socket body made of an insulating material and the socket body including a connection recess portion defined on one surface thereof. Side walls opposed to each other in a transverse direction and lead-out pathways formed in the side walls. The socket further includes a plurality of socket contact members arranged side by side within the connection recess portion along a longitudinal direction. One-end portions of the socket contact members extend through the lead-out pathways and protruding outwards beyond an outer surface of at least one of the side walls of the socket body. The socket body includes a depression portion formed on the side wall through which the socket contact members protrude and the depression portion being formed at least around the socket contact members.08-11-2011
20110195609CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING A FIRM CONNECTION BETWEEN CONTACTS AND CABLE THEREIN - A cable connector assembly comprising: an insulative housing (08-11-2011
20110195608ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED RECEIVING CHANNELS LATCHED WITH CONTACTS - An electrical connector (08-11-2011
20110195607LEAD FRAME ASSEMBLY FOR AN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - A lead frame assembly for an electrical connector is provided. The lead frame assembly includes a first lead, a second lead adjacent the first lead and a dielectric material. The leads have a first end, a second end and an intermediate portion between the first end and the second end. The leads are received within the dielectric material with the intermediate portions being substantially surrounded by the dielectric material. The dielectric material includes at least a first channel in the dielectric material arranged in-between the first and second leads. The first channel is defined by at least three sides and has a length extending in a direction substantially parallel to the intermediate portions of the first and second leads.08-11-2011
20110195606ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulation pedestal, an outer cover, an enhanced shell and a plurality of terminals partially embedded in the insulation pedestal. The insulation pedestal includes a main body and a tongue section. The enhanced shell includes a fixed side and a support side. The fixed side is embedded in the main body; and the tongue section is partially covered by the support side such that the support side can support the tongue section. The insulation pedestal is integratedly formed together with the terminals and the enhanced shell to strengthen the structure of the tongue section.08-11-2011
20130045640MALE CONNECTOR AND A METHOD OF PRODUCING THE MALE CONNECTOR - The present invention relates to an elongated male connector (02-21-2013
20130045639ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH SOLDER BALL POSITIONED IN AN INSULATIVE HOUSING ACCURATELY - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a top surface, a bottom surface opposite to the top surface and a number of receiving holes penetrated the top surface and the bottom surface, a number of terminals receiving in the receiving holes and a number of solder balls assembled to the receiving holes from a bottom surface thereof and contacting with the corresponding terminals. The receiving hole includes an inner wall and a core, the inner wall has a pair of ribs extending toward to the core and the movement of the solder ball in a vertical direction is limited by the pair of ribs in a vertical direction and the solder ball is positioned by the terminal.02-21-2013
20130045638CABLE CONNECTOR, RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY THEREOF WITH IMPROVED CONTACT ARRANGEMENT - A connector assembly includes a cable connector and a receptacle connector. The receptacle connector includes a receptacle housing defining a receiving slot and a number of contacts including multiple first contacts and multiple second contacts. The second contacts include a number of differential signal contacts and ground contacts among which the differential signal contacts are paired and the ground contacts are located at opposite lateral sides of each paired differential signal contacts. The first contacts are ordinally arranged as GGVV, or VGVG, or VVGG, or GVGV, or GVVG, or VGGV, or VSSG, or GSSV. The second contacts are compatible to USB 3.0 protocol for high-speed signal transmission. As a result, it is easy to control the impedance of the whole transmission system so as to decrease signal attenuation and signal reflection.02-21-2013
20100112870ELECTRICAL PLUG CONNECTOR - The invention concerns an electrical plug connector with an insulating contact carrier that contains a number of electrical contacts in the form of contact pins or contact sockets that are arranged parallel to each other, and which can be inserted axially into a plug connector housing, with the contacts being accessible from the front side of the contact carrier, and with the contacts having connecting elements on a rear side of the contact carrier for a connection with electrical power supply lines. The invention proposes to divide the plug connector housing in the insertion direction into a front and a rear housing section that are connected to a hinge joint by means of a swivel axle that is oriented orthogonally to the insertion direction. In a straightened operating position of the plug connector housing, the axially inserted contact carrier that at least partially engages the two housing section and is in lateral contact with said housing sections at least is some sections reliably prevents the swiveling of the housing sections and therefore the opening of the plug connector housing.05-06-2010
20100075542Electrical connector - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing, a plurality of terminals fixed in the insulating housing and a shell mated with the insulating housing. The insulating housing has a base portion and a mating portion extending from a front surface of the base portion. The mating portion defines a plurality of terminal grooves penetrating through a rear surface of the base portion. Each terminal has a fixed portion received in the corresponding terminal groove and two shoulder portions respectively projecting sideward from two opposite sides of one end of the fixed portion. The base portion defines a receiving trough communicate rear ends of the terminal grooves and outside of the base portion for receiving the shoulder portions. Thus, the terminals can be assembled to the insulating housing conveniently and rapidly during using a tool to push the shoulder portions to insert the terminals into the terminal grooves.03-25-2010
20120244756MINIATURE RECEPTACLE TERMINALS - This approach generally pertains to a miniature receptacle terminal with a connection section and a mating section. The mating section has a dual primary contact beam component that includes contact springs having resilient contact beams and a secondary beam. Each contact beam has a contact point opposing the opposing wall of the receptacle terminal, which can include a contact bump. A distributed and balanced contact force is exerted on a male terminal pin that is inserted between the primary contact beams and the contact bumps. Overstress protection of the contact spring is provided and the terminal is economical to produce.09-27-2012
20120244755CONNECTOR - A connector includes a first terminal housing for housing a plurality of first connecting terminals aligned, a second terminal housing for housing a plurality of second connecting terminals aligned, a plurality of insulating members aligned and housed in the second terminal housing, a resin molded body provided in the second terminal housing, and an insulating member assembly formed by assembling the plurality of insulating members. The resin molded body includes at least one pair of restricting protrusions in order to restrict expanding movement of the insulating member assembly in the lamination direction when inserting the first connecting terminals into a gap between the second connecting terminals and the insulating members. The insulating member assembly includes a terminal protecting member to interfere with a rim of the first terminal housing to prevent the first terminal housing from being erroneously inserted into the gap.09-27-2012
20130078863ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - Disclosed is an electrical connector, which includes an insulative body and conductive terminals received and fixed in the insulative body. The conductive terminal herein has a base. One end of the base is obliquely extended downward to form a first contacting portion of a middle-hollowed structure. The second contacting portion of the middle-hollowed structure is extended and bent outward from the one end of the first contacting portion. A complementary terminal of a complementary connector is inserted into the middle-hollowed structure from the second contacting portion. By inserting in the way of through the middle-hollowed structure, conductive terminals are not easily bent out of shape, such that connections between the conductive terminals and the complementary terminals are more stable, thereby ensuring quality performance of the electrical connector.03-28-2013
20130137308BOARD-TO-BOARD CONNECTOR - Provided is a board-to-board connector, including a male connector and a female connector. The male connector includes a male housing and a plurality of male terminals. Each male terminal has a U-shaped plug portion. The female connector includes a female housing and a plurality of female terminals. Each female terminal has a first contact portion, a second contact portion and an inserting space. When the male and female terminals are engaged with each other, the flexible end of the male terminal is engaged with the rigid end of the female terminal, and the rigid end of the male terminal is engaged with the flexible end of the female terminal. Accordingly, the male and female terminals are engaged together by combining the rigid with the flexible so that avoiding resulting in the deformation and the damage of the terminals, and further assuring the performance of the board-to-board connector.05-30-2013
20130183864READILY DISENGAGEABLE MULTI-PIN MALE PLUG CONNECTORS - Male plug connectors including an insert configured to insert into a complimentarily configured receptacle, the insert defining a recess and including one or more insert electrical contacts mounted within the recess in a position to contact one or more corresponding receptacle electrical contacts, and a retraction mechanism operatively connected to the insert and configured to urge the insert out of the receptacle when a user desires to withdraw the insert from the receptacle. In some examples, the retraction mechanism includes a first wedge member adjacent the insert on a first lateral side of the insert, and a second wedge member adjacent the insert on a second lateral side of the insert, wherein the first wedge member and the second wedge member are each configured to move between a rest position distal the insert and a loaded position proximate the insert.07-18-2013
20130084755Communication Connector with Reduced Crosstalk - A communication connector including a housing and a plurality of contact pairs arranged relative to the housing. One of the plurality of contact pairs includes a first conductor termination zone centerline, and another contact pair includes a second conductor termination zone centerline, wherein the second conductor termination zone centerline is an approximately perpendicular bisector of the first conductor termination zone centerline.04-04-2013
20130034999RECEPTACLE ASSEMBLY FOR A PLUGGABLE MODULE - A receptacle assembly is provided for a pluggable module. The receptacle assembly includes a cage having an internal compartment and a front end that is open to the internal compartment. The internal compartment is configured to receive the pluggable module therein through the front end. The cage includes an alignment spring extending into the internal compartment. An electrical connector is positioned within the internal compartment of the cage. The electrical connector is configured to mate with the pluggable module to electrically connect the electrical connector to the pluggable module. The alignment spring of the cage is configured to engage the pluggable module as the pluggable module is received within the internal compartment of the cage such that the alignment spring biases the pluggable module in an alignment direction as the pluggable module is received within the internal compartment.02-07-2013
20130078867DUCK HEAD CONNECTOR - Embodiments are directed to a duck head connector comprised of a connector for connecting to a power adapter and an electric plug that swivels about the face of the side of the plug, where flexible insulated wires connect the prongs of the electric plug with the contacts of the connector. The flexible insulated wires rotate together with the plug, with the length and shape of the wires enabling the wires to wrap around each other without becoming tangled. In an alternative embodiment, a pair of spring contacts connects the prongs of the electric plug with a pair of stationary half-ring contacts. The spring contacts swivel along the inner surface of the half-ring contacts when the plug rotates. Flexible insulated wires connect the stationary half-ring contacts to the contacts of the connector.03-28-2013
20130078865CONTACT TERMINAL UNIT AND SOCKET CONNECTOR INCORPORATED WITH THE SAME - The present invention relates to a contact terminal unit and a socket connector incorporated with the same contact terminal units. The contact terminal units each comprises a bottom piece and a top piece. The bottom pieces comprise a base portion and a number of clips extending upwardly from the base portion and the top piece is clamped by the clips such that upward movement of the top piece is limited by the bottom piece. The socket connector is incorporated with a plurality of the same contact terminal units.03-28-2013
20130078866ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - Disclosed is an electrical connector, which includes an insulative body, a plurality of terminals, and a case. Terminal slots are defined in the insulative body. The terminals are respectively disposed in the terminal slots. The terminals includes a grounding terminal, a power terminal, and a plurality of signal terminals, such that each of the grounding, the power, and the signal terminals has a base arm, a contacting arm, and a welding arm, wherein heights of the contacting arms of the grounding terminal, the power terminal, and the signal terminals are gradually descending to form differences of the heights. Because the heights of the contacting arms are designed to gradually descend, the main control circuit inside a navigator can be better protected, and a more stable signal transmission can be ensured.03-28-2013
20130078868CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY FOR TRANSMITTING DATA BETWEEN ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A connector assembly includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector includes a concave slot and a protruding portion adjacent to the concave slot. The second connector includes a resisting member and a receiving slot adjacent to the resisting member. The resisting member is engaged in the concave slot, for preventing the first connector from moving relative to the second connector in a first direction; and the protruding portion is engaged in the receiving slot, for preventing the first connector from moving relative to the second connector in a second direction opposite to the first direction.03-28-2013
20130078864Power Socket Connector And Conductive Terminal Thereof - The present invention discloses a power socket connector, including an insulating body, a shielding case body outwardly covering the insulating body, and a terminal set installed in the insulating body. The terminal set includes a central contact terminal and a conductive terminal disposed on two sides of the central contact terminal. The conductive terminal includes a vertical flexible contact portion and a horizontal flexible contact portion, and the vertical flexible contact portion and the horizontal flexible contact portion are connected to an L-shaped holding portion via a vertical connecting portion and a horizontal connecting portion, respectively. When a butt joint power plug is inserted into the power socket connector, the vertical/horizontal flexible contact portions of the conductive terminals are simultaneously abutted against the butt joint power plug to increase the high current crossing area, thereby increasing the current conductive stability and avoiding high temperature burnout of the connector.03-28-2013
20130137309MICRO-CONNECTOR WITH FLATLY DISPOSED PINS - A micro-connector with flatly disposed pins is provided, including a plug unit and a metal shell. The plug unit includes an insulation element, a plug, and a plurality of pins, wherein the plug and a plurality of pins are disposed on opposite sides of the insulation element. The metal ends of the pins penetrate through the inside of the insulation element to extend into the plug for electrical connection. The metal shell is engaged to the insulation element, with extending positioning pins. The insertion direction of the positioning pins forms an angle with the insertion direction of the plug. The angle is preferably between 45°-135° so as to enable easy assembly and good fastening result.05-30-2013
20130035001ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED MATING MEANS - An electrical connector comprising an insulative housing, a plurality of terminals, a detect pin and a shell, includes a insulative housing having a terminal seat extending forwardly from a base portion and configuring a tongue, and defining a receiving room between bottom of the tongue and a shell, and a plurality of terminals installed in the terminal seat containing nineteen pins compacting to transmit HDMI signals and with one plus pin compacting to transmit DisplayPort signals, and a shell accommodating the insulative housing and including a first engagement portion, a second engagement portion, and a third engagement portion.02-07-2013
20130035000SOCKET CONNECTOR HAVING CONSTRAINING PLATE FORMING FINAL CONTACTING POINT OF CONTACT TERMINAL - A socket connector includes a socket body, a cover located above the socket body, and a plurality of contacts. Each contact has a base portion retained in the socket body and a slanting resilient arm extending through the cover with a contacting end extending beyond an upper surface of the cover.02-07-2013
20130040500POWER CONNECTOR - An electrical power connector can include a connector housing having a front end defining a mating interface that includes a receptacle defined by opposing first and second surfaces. The interface can further include a plurality of first dividers that extend from the first surface and into the receptacle, and a plurality of second dividers that extend from the second surface and into the receptacle. The connector can further include a first row of contact beams and a second row of contact beams supported by the housing. Each contact beam of the first and second rows extends at least partially into the receptacle. The contact beams of the first row are separated from each other by the first dividers, and the contact beams of the second row are separated from each other by the second dividers such that a minimum creep distance between adjacent contact beams is greater than 1.0 mm.02-14-2013
20130040501Mini Display Port Connector - An electrical connector for connection with a circuit board having a plurality of through holes and a plurality of SMT contacts. The electrical connector having a plurality of through hole terminals positioned according to the plurality of through holes and arranged in a top-down manner along an upper row and a lower row, and a plurality of SMT terminals positioned sequentially adjacent to each other along a common row in corresponding position to the plurality of SMT contacts on the circuit board.02-14-2013
20130040499ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH DIFFERENT CONTACTS SHARING A SAME SOLDERING LEG - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a tongue plate, a first set of contacts disposed upon the tongue plate, a second set of contacts disposed upon the tongue plate, and an inner PCB retained in the housing. The inner PCB defines at least one input connecting portion, at least one output connecting portion electrically connected with the at least one input connecting portion, and a first soldering leg connecting with the at least one output connecting portion. At least one of the first set of contacts connect with the first soldering leg, and at least one of the second set of contacts connect with the at least one input connecting portion to share the first soldering leg for mounting onto the mother PCB.02-14-2013
20120264336ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS AND RECEPTACLE ASSEMBLIES HAVING RETENTION INSERTS - An electrical connector including a connector housing having opposite mating and loading faces and a mating axis extending therebetween. The connector housing has interior walls that oppose each other with a contact cavity therebetween. The electrical connector also includes a retention insert that is sized and shaped to be advanced through the loading face and positioned within the contact cavity. The retention insert has an outer engagement surface. The electrical connector also includes first and second rows of mating contacts that are separated by the retention insert. The contact cavity has a component-receiving region that exists between the first and second rows of mating contacts and is accessible through the mating face. The mating contacts of the first and second rows are oriented to extend lengthwise along the mating axis and are held between the engagement surface of the retention insert and respective interior walls.10-18-2012
20100267285Circuit interface device - A circuit interface device is presented. A circuit board is secured by a circuit board cover, a plurality of electrical contacts is disposed on the circuit board, and a connector cover is coupled to a front end of the circuit board, such that a socket disposed at one end of the connector cover is corresponding to an upper side of the electrical contacts of the circuit board, thereby forming a connector of the circuit interface device. As such, through a structural design of buckling the connector cover on the circuit board without completely covering the connector cover on outer edge of the circuit board, a thickness of the connector cover covering the circuit board cover is reduced.10-21-2010
20100330848MULTIPOLAR CONNECTOR - The invention provides a multipolar connector wherein one terminal row can be divided into a plurality of rows (row conversion) while reducing an impedance mismatch. A multipolar connector (12-30-2010
20100330846ELECTRICAL POWER CONNECTOR SYSTEM - An electrical power connector comprises a housing having a mounting interface and a mating interface. The mating interface defines a plurality of receptacles spaced apart in more than one direction. A plurality of electrical contacts is supported by the housing. These electrical contacts define respective mounting ends that are configured to electrically connect with an electrical component at the mounting interface, and opposed mating ends. At least one of the electrical contacts defines a common contact beam disposed within at least a select one of the receptacles. This common contact beam is configured to be electrically connected to a pair of adjacent electrical contacts of a mated electrical connector.12-30-2010
20090124134CONNECTOR UNIT FOR DIFFERENTIAL TRANSMISSION - A differential transmission connector unit is disclosed that includes a first differential transmission connector including a first electrically insulating block body; and first signal contact pairs and first ground contacts arranged alternately in a row in the first block body; and a second differential transmission connector including a second electrically insulating block body; and second signal contact pairs and second ground contacts arranged alternately in a row in the second block body. The first differential transmission connector is connected to the second differential transmission connector with the first signal contact pairs and the second signal contact pairs being in contact with each other and the first ground contacts and the second ground contacts being in contact with each other. One of the contact surface of each first ground contact and the contact surface of the corresponding second ground contact is a rolled surface, the contact surfaces contacting each other.05-14-2009
20090124133MINI PLUG CONNECTOR - A mini plug connector has an insulative housing, a plurality of terminals and a metal shell. The insulative housing has a base, a tongue and a plurality of mounting holes. The tongue protrudes from the base and has a top, a space and at least one top elongated recess. The space and the at least one top elongated recess are defined in the top of the tongue. The terminals are mounted respectively through the mounting holes. The metal shell covers the insulative housing. The at least one top elongated recess prevents the insulative housing from being defective and deforming when the insulative housing is manufactured by an injection molding process.05-14-2009
20090124132ULTRA FINE PITCH CONNECTOR AND CABLE ASSEMBLY - Provided herewith an ultra-fine cable assembly comprising an insulative housing defining a mating portion and a mounting portion. The housing defines with a plurality of passageway, and each passageway has a slit at mounting portion of the housing. A plurality of contact terminals is assembled in the passageways of housing, with a mating section arranged in the mating portion of the housing, and a tail portion located at the mounting portion of the housing. The tail portion of the contact terminal is arranged to be accessible through the slit provided with a wide-opened space offset from each other. A plurality of coaxial wires is provided and each has an electrical conductor running through the slit and in contact with the tail portion of the contact terminal. A transferring layer is positioned over the mounting portion of the housing and has pre-formed conductive material aligned with each of the tail portion accessible within the wide-open space, and with the preformed conductive material disposed within the wide-opened space.05-14-2009
20100062652POWER ADAPTER WITH CHANGEABLE PLUG - A power adapter with a changeable plug includes a positioning surface and an electric connecting surface connected to an edge of the positioning surface. The plug has a positioning plate and an electric connecting plate corresponding to the positioning surface and the electric connecting surface. The electric connecting surface and the electric connecting plate have a first socket and a second socket, and the plug has a transmission terminal electrically connected to the second socket, such that the power adapter and the plug are disposed on different distal surface through the positioning surface and the electric connecting surface as well as the positioning plate and the electric connecting plate to improve the shortcomings of traditional power adapters having a poor contact when conducting components are worn out or damaged in a process of installing or removing the plug, so as to improve the quality of power transmission.03-11-2010
20130090020ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR WITH DOUBLE INSERTING INTERFACES BACKGROUND - An electronic connector having double inserting interfaces includes a housing, two plugs, a connecting unit and a linking element. Each of the plugs has several terminals to form an inserting interface. The linking element is interconnected between the two plugs. The connecting unit includes cross wires comprising several first conductive wire portions and several second conductive wire portions, which respectively spatially correspond to the respective terminals of each of the plugs. When the electronic connector is inserted into a connector socket, one of the plugs protrudes beyond another and enters the connector socket, thereby electrically connects with the contact terminals of the connector socket via its inserting interface and also electrically connects with the another plug, while another plug electrically connects with the corresponding conductive wire portion of the connecting unit. Thus, the orientation for insertion does not need to be considered.04-11-2013
20130090021CONNECTION MEMBER, SOCKET MODULE, SOCKET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONNECTION MEMBER - A connection member to be inserted into a through-hole of a socket module that is electrically connected between an electronic component and a substrate, the connection member includes: a first end portion that is connected to the electronic component; a second end portion that is connected to the substrate; a plurality of upper flexure portions that correspond to projections of a waveform arranged near the electronic component; and a plurality of lower flexure portions that correspond to projections of the waveform arranged near the substrate; wherein the connection member is a single conductor member with elasticity and is formed in the shape of the waveform.04-11-2013
20130090018CABLE CONNECTOR - Disclosed is a cable connector. The cable connector includes a female base coupled to a circuit board; a male base which is coupled to the female base has channels for inserting cables; and conductive terminals respectively coupled to the circuit board and the cables. The female base includes a bottom plate, two side walls, and a rear wall. A first engaging part and a second engaging part are respectively disposed at a front and a rear of the side walls. A first coordinating protrusion and a second coordinating protrusion are disposed at the male base respectively corresponding to the first engaging part and the second engaging part. The first engaging parts and the second engaging parts are respectively engaged with the first coordinating protrusions and the second coordinating protrusions. The cable connector of the present invention has a stable structure and a steady electrical connection.04-11-2013
20130052880ELECTRICAL PLUG CONNECTOR, ELECTRICAL SOCKET CONNECTOR, ELECTRICAL PLUG AND SOCKET CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical plug and socket connector assembly includes an electrical plug connector and an electrical socket connector each including an electrically insulative housing and conducting terminals inserted into respective insertion slots in the electrically insulative housing, the electrically insulative housing having springy hooks suspending in top and bottom sides in each insertion slot, each conducting terminal of each of the electrical plug connector and electrical socket connector defines two side panels spaced by a gap, multiple fins extended from top and bottom edges of the side panels and suspending in top and bottom sides of the gap and hooked in the insertion slots by the springy hooks, and two contact end portions respectively forwardly extended from respective opposite ends of the two side panels.02-28-2013
20130052879ELECTRICAL PLUG CONNECTOR, ELECTRICAL SOCKET CONNECTOR, ELECTRICAL PLUG AND SOCKET CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - In an electrical plug and socket connector assembly, each conducting terminal of each of the electrical plug connector and electrical socket connector defines two side panels spaced by a gap, two contact end portions respectively forwardly extended from the two side panels, bonding pegs downwardly extended from the bottom edges of the side panels, and radiation fins respectively extended from the topmost edges of the side panels and suspending above the gap. Subject to the design of the gap and radiation fins, waste heat created during operation of the electrical plug and socket connectors can be quick dissipated into the atmosphere, lowering the temperature and smoothing conduction of power supply.02-28-2013
20090042449Connector and connector housing thereof - A connector electrically connected to a peripheral component interconnect express card includes a first body and a second body. The first body includes a plurality of connection holes provided to be correspondingly plugged by a plurality of plugs having electrical contacts. The second body is connected to the first body and volumetrically less than the first body. When the first and second bodies are connected, the connected first and second bodies has a top-view projecting profile corresponding to the shape of the peripheral component interconnect express card.02-12-2009
20090042450Electrical connector with improved contact arrangement - An electrical connector mounted on a mother PCB includes an insulative tongue portion and a number of contacts held in the insulative tongue portion. The contacts have four conductive contacts and at least one pair of differential contacts for transferring high speed signals. The conductive contacts are adapted for USB 2.0 protocol. The contacts include a plurality of first and second tail portions to be arranged in a single row or at least two rows.02-12-2009
20100130068Board-to-board connector assembly - A board-to-board connector assembly includes a receptacle connector having a plurality of first terminals, and a plug connector having a plurality of second terminals. Each of the first terminals has a first contact portion and a second contact portion and each of the second terminals has a first contact arm and a second contact arm. When the plug connector is mated with the receptacle connector, the first contact portion and the second contact portion of the first terminal electrically contact the first contact arm and the second contact arm of the corresponding second terminal respectively to make the first terminal and the corresponding second terminal electrically interconnected steadily.05-27-2010
20130090019Electrical Connector - An electrical connector includes a first connector which includes a first insulating body and first terminals disposed in the first insulating body with one end thereof being exposed outside for connecting with one external connector, a second connector which includes a second insulating body and second terminals disposed in the second insulating body with one end thereof being exposed outside for connecting with another different external connector, and a shell enclosing the first connector and the second connector and looped from a metal plate with a matching mouth being freely opened for the convenience of the insertion of the external connectors to connect with the first connector or the second connector, wherein the first connector and the second connector are connected together by molding the first insulating body and the second insulating body integrally in a single mold.04-11-2013
20130072070POWER DISTRIBUTION UNIT AND POWER INPUT MODULE THEREOF - A distribution unit includes a main body, a first electric connector, and a power input module. The main body has a receiving part. The first electric connector is located at a first end of the receiving part. The power input module is swappable to be accommodated within the receiving part. Moreover, the power input module includes a second electric connector and a third electric connector. The second electric connector is located at a first end of the power input module for receiving an input power. The third electric connector is located at a second end of the power input module. When the power input module is accommodated within the receiving part, the third electric connector is connected with the first electric connector.03-21-2013
20130072069CHARGER - A charger includes a female connector disposed in a mobile phone, and a male connector mated with the female connector and adapter for electrically connecting with an external power supply. The female connector includes an insulating housing defining a receiving chamber, first electrical terminals each having one end thereof embedded in the insulating housing and the other end thereof exposed in the receiving chamber, and second electrical terminals of which each has one end embedded in the insulating housing and further electrically connected with the one end of the corresponding first electrical terminal, and the other end projected out of the insulating housing to be connected with a mobile phone PCB. The male connector has electrical contacts exposed outward, and can be removably inserted in the receiving chamber of the female connector to realize an electrical connection between the electrical contacts and the corresponding first electrical terminals.03-21-2013
20090093167Card connector - A card connector (04-09-2009
20090093166MODULAR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH ENHANCED PLUG INTERFACE - An electrical connector includes a plug body having a cavity defined by outer body walls. The cavity has a cavity axis extending between a mating end and a base end of the cavity. The plug body also includes a web portion within the cavity, wherein the web portion extends along the cavity axis and includes a first side and a second side. The first and second sides are spaced apart from, and generally face, corresponding ones of the outer body walls. The plug body is configured to be received within a receptacle of a mating connector, and a portion of the mating connector is received within the cavity along the first and second sides of the web portion when the plug body is mated within the mating connector. The electrical connector also includes a plurality of contacts arranged on the web portion in differential pairs, wherein a first differential pair of contacts is positioned on the first side and a second differential pair of contacts is positioned on the second side for interfacing with the mating connector.04-09-2009
20130059480CARD CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly for a small modular device that connects to a larger host device, including a receptacle forming part of a host electronic device, the receptacle including N conducting pins, where N is at least 20, the receptacle being a portion of a host device, and a connector plug forming part of a modular electronic device, including a first connector including N conducting pins, for engagement with said receptacle when the modular electronic device is connected with the host device, and a second connector comprising at most 5 conducting pins, for engagement with a cable when the modular electronic device is not connected with the host device, wherein the second connector is completely covered when the modular electronic device is connected with the host device.03-07-2013
20110014818CIRCUIT BOARD FOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ADN ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - The invention relates to a circuit board (01-20-2011
20130065451CONNECTOR - The invention provides a connector including a body of insulating material; a fourth signal terminal provided in the body; and fifth and sixth signal terminals arranged in a line along a first direction in the body, at a height position that is different from that of the fourth signal terminal. The sixth signal terminal is located in a region between the fourth signal terminal and the fifth signal terminal in the first direction. A frequency of a signal transmitted by the sixth signal terminal is about one tenth or lower of a frequency of a signal transmitted by the fourth signal terminal.03-14-2013
20130065450USB APPLICATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING USB APPLICATION DEVICE - The present invention discloses a USB application device including a body, a circuit board, a plurality of first electrical pins and a plurality of electrical elements. The circuit board is disposed in the body. The plurality of first electrical pins are disposed on the circuit board and expended to the body such that the plurality of first electrical pins are partly exposed to the body. A space is formed between the plurality of first electrical pins and circuit board such that the plurality of electrical elements can be disposed on the space. The length of the circuit board therefore becomes shorter, and the volume of the USB application device is reduced.03-14-2013
20130065449CHARGER - A charger includes a female connector disposed in a mobile phone, and a male connector mated with the female connector and adapter for electrically connecting with an external power supply. The female connector includes an insulating housing defining a receiving chamber, and electrical terminals partially embedded in the insulating housing with one end thereof being exposed in the receiving chamber and the other end thereof projecting out of the insulating housing to be electrically connected with a printed circuit board of the mobile phone. The male connector has electrical contacts exposed outward. The male connector can be removably inserted in the receiving chamber of the female connector to realize an electrical connection between the electrical contacts and the corresponding electrical terminals.03-14-2013
20130065448ELECTRONIC CONNECTOR - An electronic connector comprises a housing and a printed circuit board. The housing defines an opening therein. The printed circuit board is mounted in the housing. The printed circuit board has a front portion located within the opening of the housing and a rear portion attached to the housing. A USB3.0 port interface and an eSATA port interface are provided at the front portion of the printed circuit board. A terminal section is provided at the rear portion of the printed circuit board. The terminal section includes a plurality of connecting pads. The two interfaces are electrically connected with the connecting pads via a plurality of conducting traces. Thereby, the USB port interface or the eSATA port interface can be individually selected for data transmission, and electrical coupling between differential signal pairs can be reduced.03-14-2013
20110021083Dual Impedance Electrical Connector - An electrical power connector comprises a housing having a mounting interface and a mating interface. The mating interface defines a plurality of receptacles spaced apart in more than one direction. A plurality of electrical contacts is supported by the housing. These electrical contacts define respective mounting ends that are configured to electrically connect with an electrical component at the mounting interface, and opposed mating ends. At least one of the electrical contacts defines a common contact beam disposed within at least a select one of the receptacles. This common contact beam is configured to be electrically connected to a pair of adjacent electrical contacts of a mated electrical connector.01-27-2011
20110021082HIGH DENSITY BACKPLANE CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED TERMINAL ARRANGEMENT - A high density backplane connector (01-27-2011
20090047839Compatible electrical connector - An electrical connector (02-19-2009
20090047838APPARATUS FOR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRICAL POWER AND/OR COMMUNICATION SIGNALS - In one embodiment, an electrical power distribution apparatus is disclosed which includes a track made up of a plurality of track sections connected together by/to joints and end sections. The track sections are each provided with a slot with which a power point connector may be engaged at any point by inserting a contact member of the connector through the slot at a chosen point and then rotating the connector by 90 degrees to bring the contact member into engagement with electrical conductors of the track. The apparatus may comprise a further conduit containing conductors used to distribute communication signals.02-19-2009
20120115371Connector - A connector having a basic structure of a Slimline SATA connector with terminal sets for transmitting PCIe signals. The connector includes a first plurality of conductive terminals and a first insulating body, as well as second plurality of conductive terminals and a second insulating body. The first insulating body includes a port and a plurality of terminal grooves for receiving the first plurality of conductive terminals. The second insulating body includes a slot, L-shaped tongue members, and a plurality of terminal grooves for engagement with the second plurality of conductive terminals.05-10-2012
20120231672PLUG AND PLUG CONNECTOR FOR ROBOTS - A plug for a tool changing system for electrically connecting a tool to a robot hand, including a plug housing to be fastened on a robot arm or on a tool. The plug housing includes a contact chamber and an accommodating chamber arranged substantially above the contact chamber. A connection module having electrically conductive elements is connected to a first peripheral device. The connection module can be arranged in the contact chamber, and a wear module having electrically conductive elements to be connected to a second peripheral device. The connection module and the wear module are arranged in the accommodating chamber. The electrically conductive elements of the connection module can be connected to the electrically conductive elements of the wear module; and the accommodating chamber is arranged in a frame element which is configured separately from the plug housing. The frame element can be connected to the plug housing.09-13-2012
20100087098Reduced Size Multi-Pin Female Receptacle Connector - Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors having a reduced size in at least one direction can be provided. One example reduces height by not including a center contact tab or tongue, but instead places contacts on an insulator that is adjacent to a bottom portion of the receptacle. Another example may reduce width by reducing contact pitch, and may use a particular shape of contact to achieve god signal quality. Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors can also provide support for one or more new high-speed communication standards, such as USB 3.0 and DisplayPort. Methods can provide one or more standardized connector components to speed connector design and manufacture of new electronic devices such as media players, thus reducing their time to market.04-08-2010
20130164989USB CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly includes a USB socket and a USB connector. The USB socket includes a housing and at least one engaging protrusion protruding from an inner surface of the housing. The USB connector includes a holding portion; a header adapted to be plugged into the USB socket which extends from a first end of the holding portion along a first direction; and a plurality of cables, extending from a second end of the holding portion along a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction. At least one groove is defined in the header for receiving the at least one engaging protrusion and preventing the header from accidentally disengaging from the USB socket.06-27-2013
20120238151THIN PLUG CONNECTOR AND ASSEMBLY METHOD THEREOF - A thin plug connector includes an insulator body having a tongue plate protruding from one side thereof, and a pair of holding portions disposed on two opposite ends thereof. A plurality of terminals are disposed on the insulator body with each terminal including a contact portion disposed on the tongue plate and a soldering portion, wherein the soldering portion is disposed on a first side of the insulator body. A metallic casing covers the insulator body, and has a first opening to permit the tongue plate to extend through the first opening to expose the contact portions of the terminals. The first and second side plates respectively cover the first side and the second side opposite the first side. A pair of connecting plates connecting the first and second side plates blocks the holding portions to limit movement of the insulator body in the direction towards the first opening.09-20-2012
20120238150DEVICE CONNECTOR AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A terminal block in which a plurality of metal conductive plates (09-20-2012
20120238149DEVICE CONNECTOR - A terminal block in which a plurality of conductive plates (09-20-2012
20120238148Male Connector and Corresponding Female Connector - A male connector has an insulating housing, multiple signal terminals, and multiple grounding modules. The signal terminals are mounted through the insulating housing. The grounding terminal modules are mounted through the insulating housing. Each grounding terminal module is integrally formed into one piece and has multiple grounding terminals. Adjacent grounding terminals are connected integrally to each other so that the grounding terminals of each grounding terminal module are arranged in a line. The integrally formed ground terminal modules reduce a total tolerance of the grounding terminals and increase the production rate of the male connector.09-20-2012
20120238145ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH CONNECTING BARS THEREIN TO REDUCE CROSS TALKING - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing defining an uninterrupted tongue portion with opposite first surface and second surface and a plurality of contacts loaded in the tongue portion. The first surface defines at least one rib. The plurality of contacts includes a first group of contacts with contacting portions loaded in the first surface at one side of the at least one rib, a second group of contacts with contacting portions loaded in the first surface at another side of the rib and a third group of contacts with contacting portions loaded in the second surface opposite to the at least one rib. Each of the second and third group of contacts is composed of signal contacts and grounding contacts. The grounding contacts of each group unitarily connect with each other by a connecting bar at front distal ends thereof.09-20-2012
20110028045ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A POSITIONING SPACER ENGAGAINEG WITH TERMINALS THEREON - An electrical connector defines an insulative housing defining a mating portion having a plurality of passageways therein, a plurality of terminals separated into two distinct groups and received in the housing, and a spacer assembled to back side of the housing for fixing the leg portions of the terminals. The terminal defines a contacting portion received in the passageways, a body portion extending rearward from an end of the contacting portion and a leg portion extending downward from an end of the body portion, the body portion and the leg portion are exposed outside of the housing. The spacer has an inner face defining a pressing platform having a bottom face at least pressing the body portion of the one group of terminals.02-03-2011
20130164991PLUG, JACK, AND CONNECTOR - A plug includes a connection part to be connected to a board, a contact, and a conductor part that connects the contact and the connection part. The connection part and the contact are perpendicular to each other. The contact is turned 06-27-2013
20130164990ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes first and second insulating seats and one row of first and second terminals. The first insulating seat, having front and rear sections respectively formed with a first surface and a support portion, is formed with one row of first terminal slots. The first surface faces a joint surface of a docking connector. The second insulating seat stacked above the support portion is formed with one row of second terminal slots within which the first terminals are assembled. The first terminal has a pin projecting from the first insulating seat, a fixing portion fixed to the first terminal slot, and a first connection portion arranged on the first surface. The second terminal assembled within the second terminal slot has a pin projecting from the second insulating seat, a fixing portion fixed to the second terminal slot, and a connection portion arranged behind the first connection portion.06-27-2013
20100184336BULB SOCKET - Provided is a bulb socket. The bulb socket includes a housing formed as a single piece using a single mold assembly, a couple of lamp holders, a double contact terminal, and a single contact terminal.07-22-2010
20110111642MULTI-PIN CONNECTOR FOR ADVANCED SIGNALING - Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors having a reduced size in at least one direction can be provided. One example reduces height by not including a center contact tab or tongue, but instead places contacts on an insulator that is adjacent to a bottom portion of the receptacle. Another example may reduce width by reducing contact pitch, and may use a particular shape of contact to achieve god signal quality. Receptacle connectors and male plug connectors can also provide support for one or more new high-speed communication standards, such as USB 3.0 and DisplayPort. Methods can provide one or more standardized connector components to speed connector design and manufacture of new electronic devices such as media players, thus reducing their time to market.05-12-2011
20120100760ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING AN IMPROVED REAR COVER - An electrical connector comprises a housing defining a basic portion and a mating portion extending forwardly from the basic portion, the basic portion comprising a main portion and a pair of arms extending rearwardly from the main portion, a first slot being defined on an inner surface of each arm; a spacer having a lower portion, a pair of retaining portions receiving in the first slots and a supporting portion located on the retaining portion; a plurality of terminals received in the housing and each terminal defining a soldering portion located on the supporting portion; and a rear cover located between the arms and defining an upper wall, a rear wall and a pair of lateral walls, each lateral wall defining a rib received in the arm. The supporting portion is located between the lower portion of the spacer and the upper wall.04-26-2012
20120094543AUXILIARY ELECTRIC SOCKET FOR AUTOMOBILE - An auxiliary electrical socket for automobile vehicles that includes a unitary body having a connecting tongue and a barrel adapted to receive a plug. This socket also includes a one-piece assembly that has a connecting member and a ring. The ring receives the barrel and constitutes a member for joining the socket and a structural element of the vehicle. The unitary body and the one-piece assembly include integral nesting-type assembly and positioning means.04-19-2012
20110281472CONNECTOR - Each of contact fittings is obtained by bending a die-cut member having a metal plate portion of substantially rectangular shape and a metal piece connecting to a long side of the metal plate portion. The metal piece is folded to be accommodated within a region directly above a surface of the metal plate portion opposite a surface in contact with a front-surface electrode or a back-surface electrode. Then, the metal piece is bent along the length of the metal plate portion to form a hook to be retained by a first housing or a second housing. Therefore, as compared to a structure in which hooks are orthogonal to the length of metal plate portions and bend outward from contact fittings, the arrangement width of the contact fittings arranged in a direction substantially orthogonal to the length of the contact fittings can be reduced.11-17-2011
20110281467ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulated seat, and first and second seats. A plurality of first and second terminals are embedded partially into the first and second seats via insert molding process in such a manner that when the first and second seats are assembled to the insulated seat, a first engagement structure of the first seat engages with a second engagement structure of the second seat while one of the two clamping structures at the insulated seat clamps an assembly of the first and second assembling structures of the first and second seats.11-17-2011
20110281468ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACT STRUCTURE FOR HIGH FREQUENCY SIGNAL TRANSMISSION - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a first set of contacts insert-molded with the insulative housing and a second set of contacts assembled to the insulative housing. The first set of contacts includes at least one pair of differential contacts for transmitting high-speed signals. Each first contact includes a nonelastic first mating portion, a first retention portion parallel to the first mating portion, a first tail portion extending from the first retention portion and extending beyond the insulative housing, and a connecting portion connecting the first mating portion and the first retention portion with a width narrower than that of the first mating portion and the first retention portion.11-17-2011
20110281469CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED TERMINATING MEANS - A cable assembly includes an insulative housing (11-17-2011
20110281471ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a base portion extending along a front-to-rear direction and a strengthening rib protruding outwardly from an outer circumstance of a front end of the base portion. At least one receiving recess is defined on the strengthening rib and opened upwardly via an opening defined on an upper face of the strengthening rib. A plurality of contacts are secured in the insulative housing. A metallic shell surrounds the base portion and includes at least one retaining plate received in the receiving recess. A transverse width of the receiving recess becomes narrower and narrower in a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-rear direction so as to keep the retaining plate being secured.11-17-2011
20090258543ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING POSITIONING PEG AND ASSEMBLY HAVING SAME - The present disclosure relates to electrical connectors and to header systems having such connectors. In one embodiment an electrical connector also known as a header can have two aligning and locating pegs for cooperating with alignment holes of the housing of a control module to accurately and precisely position header in a respective bay of the control module. The pegs of each header can have either unique cross-sectional shapes which can be reflected in respective alignment holes of housing, or can be uniquely positioned on the header which positioning is matched on the holes of the housing to permit each header to be accurately and precisely seated along the x-axis and the y-axis in only one bay and in only a desired front back orientation, or both. In this fashion, the terminals of the header, including its pins, are in position to engage openings in a PCB or other connector. The pegs can also include ribs to capture the housing and prevent vertical or z-axis movement of the header relative to the housing. Retaining the desired vertical position can result in precise placement of the terminals along the z-axis for engagement with respective PCB. Each header can include a trough system to receive overflow of adhesive used to secure the header to the housing.10-15-2009
20110300762ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING SIMILARLY SHAPED CONTACTS INSERTED IN DIFFERENT DIRECTIONS - An electrical connector is mated with a counter connector in an inserting direction. The electrical connector includes an insulative housing and two rows of contacts inserted into the insulative housing in two opposite directions parallel to the inserting direction. The insulative housing defines two rows of receiving passageways arranged in a height direction perpendicular to the inserting direction. Each contact received in the receiving passageway defines a base portion, a pair of retaining portions extending from the base portion, a pair of elastic arms extending from the pair of retaining portions and a soldering portion extending from the base portion. All the contacts have a same shape expect lengths of the soldering portions.12-08-2011
20110143601CONNECTOR - A connector which is to be mounted on a substrate includes a housing member having an opening portion in which an electrical device is to be inserted, and a contact member provided in the housing member to electrically connect the electrical device with the substrate. The contact member includes a first portion, a second portion facing the first portion with a gap and supported elastically with respect to the first portion, and a third portion supported by the second portion. The third portion comes into contact with a terminal of the electrical device electrically when the second portion is pushed by a pushing member which is to be inserted into the gap between the first portion and the second portion.06-16-2011
20120289095DIFFERENTIAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED SKEW CONTROL - An electrical interconnection system with high speed, differential electrical connectors. The connector is assembled from wafers each containing a column of conductive elements, some of which form differential pairs. Skew control is provided for at least some of the pairs by providing a profile on an edge of the shorter signal conductor of the pair. The profile may contain multiple curved segments that effectively lengthen the signal conductor without significantly impacting its impedance. For connectors in which ground conductors are included between adjacent pairs of signal conductors, patterned segments of varying parameters may be included on edges of the signal conductors and ground conductors to equalize electrical lengths of all edges in a set of edges for which there is common mode or differential mode coupling as a signal propagates along each pair.11-15-2012
20120289094CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly connecting two electronic components includes a connector and a connection member. The connector is detachably and electrically connected to one electronic component. When the connector is electrically connected to the electronic component, the connection member is detachably and electrically connected between the connector and another electronic component. Thus, the connection between the connector and the connection member is detachable and flexible, and the connector does not need to be disassembled from an electronic device to replace a different lengthed connection members. Thus, the connector can correspondingly match different lengths of connection members, which can improve the versatility of the connector.11-15-2012
20110287668ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH WATERPROOF FUNCTION - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing (11-24-2011
20120108110ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing defining a mounting surface and several contacts received in the housing. The contacts include soldering tails abutting against the mounting surface. The insulating housing has air holes running through the mounting surface to align with the corresponding soldering tails.05-03-2012
20090221187CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - In one exemplary embodiment, an electrical connector including a D-subminiature connector assembly that includes a base; a D-subminiature connector mounted to the base; and a header mounted to the base. The header has a plurality of internal contacts and an open rear end for receiving a receptacle that includes conductive contacts that are electrically connected to the internal contacts when the receptacle is fully inserted into and engaged with the header.09-03-2009
20110294353ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulation housing and a plurality of conductive terminals. The housing forms a plurality of barbs at suitable locations for respective engagement with the terminals. Each of the terminals has a side face from which at least one retention projection extends. The retention projection is engageable with and thus retained by the respective barb. Since the retention projection is formed on a side face of the terminal, it improves the overall thickness of the electrical connector and realizes a low profile design of the connector.12-01-2011
20110294358Image 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.12-01-2011
20110294356CONNECTOR - A connector includes a first connector member configured to arrange a plurality of plane first boards with gaps in a thickness direction of the first boards, the first board including a conductive layer and an insulation layer, the insulation layer having a surface where a first signal pattern is formed; and a second connector member configured to arrange a plurality of plane second boards with gaps in a thickness direction of the second boards, the second board including a conductive layer and an insulation layer, the insulation layer having a surface where a second signal pattern is formed.12-01-2011
20110294357CONNECTOR - A connector including: a housing having an opening into which a plug is detachably inserted and an insertion member other than the plug can be inserted; and a plurality of contacts that includes a power contact and a ground contact and is configured to contact a plurality of contacts of the plug in the opening, wherein the power contact is arranged on a first surface and the ground contact is arranged on a second surface, a position of the first surface being different from a position of the second surface.12-01-2011
20110294354USB PORT, USB PLUG, AND CONNECTION STRUCTURE THEREOF - A USB port includes a casing, first pins and second pins. The casing includes outer walls and a pillar. An accommodation space is formed between the outer walls. The pillar is disposed in the accommodation space. The casing has an opening exposing the pillar, and the pillar has a first surface, a second surface adjacent to the first surface, a third surface opposite to the first surface, and a fourth surface opposite to the second surface. The first pins are disposed at the first surface and the third surface, and the first pins conform to the USB 12-01-2011
20090104820MICRO USB COMPATIBLE COMBO SYSTEM CONTROLLER - A combination receptacle for electrically or optically communicating information via a cable medium includes a first receptacle having at least one first contact arranged in a first footprint of the first receptacle, said first receptacle configured to receive a first connector, and a second receptacle having at least one second contact arranged in a second footprint of the second receptacle, said second receptacle configured to receive a second connector. The first footprint and the second footprint at least partially overlap.04-23-2009
20110287666ANTI-WICKING TERMINAL AND CONNECTOR - An electrically conductive terminal includes a solder tail configured to be soldered to a contact pad of a circuit member and at least one deflectable contact arm. Each deflectable arm is configured to engage a counterpart terminal of a mating electrical component. A body having a pair of side edges and oppositely facing side surfaces is provided between and connects the solder tail and the contact arm. Each side surface has a pair of non-parallel channels therein with at least one of the channels extending between the pair of side edges.11-24-2011
20110287667VEHICLE-SIDE CONNECTOR - A vehicle-side connector (11-24-2011
20110294355Electrical Connector - In an electrical connector, a housing includes opposite front and rear end walls, and an insertion slot that is formed between opposite upper and lower inner wall surfaces extending in a front-rear direction and that opens at the front end wall. A terminal has a movable arm and a stationary arm that are disposed respectively on two sides of the insertion slot. The movable arm has a front barb-like contact portion proximate to the front end wall. The stationary arm is tapered forwardly, and has a front end distal from the front end wall, and an inclined contact face that is inclined rearwardly and gradually toward the insertion slot from its front end. The electrical connector has a miniaturized construction and reduces an insertion force for inserting a printed circuit board.12-01-2011
20090298346COMPOSITE CONNECTOR - A composite connector includes an insulating base, an S/PDIF connector and a Displayport connector. The insulating base is formed with a first accommodating trough and a second accommodating trough adjacent to the first accommodating trough. The S/PDIF connector is partially accommodated in the first accommodating trough. The Displayport connector is accommodated in the second accommodating trough. The first accommodating trough and the second accommodating trough are arranged vertically. The present composite connector has an effect of saving space.12-03-2009
20120190247Two-Piece Connector Assembly - This disclosure is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods associated with a connector assembly for use with surface mount technology (SMT). The connector assembly has a connector header configured to be mounted to a circuit board and is constructed of a high-temperature resistant material suitable for use with a reflow soldering process. The connector header includes at least one connector socket and at least one mounting shoulder, and is configured to be coupled to a header attachment assembly. The header attachment assembly comprises at least one connector pin and at least one mounting shoulder, and is configured to be coupled to the connector header. An electronic device, such as a card reader or hard drive, may be connected to the header attachment assembly and thereby to the circuit board. The connector assembly allows for the obstructed view inserting and attaching in a manual or an automated assembly process.07-26-2012
20110217879PLUG-TYPE CONNECTOR AND MATING PLUG-TYPE CONNECTOR - The invention describes a plug-type connector (09-08-2011
20130189880ELECTRIC CONNECTOR WITH MULTI-TRANSMISSION INTERFACES - An electric connector includes a main body, a plurality of first terminals, a plurality of second terminals, and a plurality of third terminals. The main body includes a socket, a base, and a tongue. The base is disposed in the socket. The tongue includes a first tongue portion and a second tongue portion. The first tongue portion has a first thickness, and the second tongue portion has a second thickness different from the first thickness. The first terminals are disposed on the first tongue portion for transmitting a first signal meeting the first standard. The second terminals and the third terminals are respectively disposed on the two surface of the second tongue portion for transmitting a second signal meeting the second standard.07-25-2013
20110009010CONNECTOR COMPONENT AND CONNECTOR DEVICE - A connector component formed of an insulating material includes a contact member to which a plug side contact member is fitted to establish electrical conduction between the contact member and the plug side contact member. The connector component includes a plurality of openings which are formed in the connector component to penetrate the connector component, a plurality of contacts of the plug side contact member being inserted in the plurality of openings, each opening having an I-shaped cross section.01-13-2011
20090149077CHARGING CONNECTOR - The invention relates to a charging connector, comprising a plug provided with a plug housing and a socket outlet provided with a socket outlet housing, wherein the plug housing and the socket outlet housing each comprise standard fixing holes for fixing a handle in an interchangeable manner, wherein the charging connector is additionally provided with interchangeable adapters for fluid lines and/or pilot contacts, wherein the adapters are arranged on the interchangeable handles and can be fixed therewith to the charging plug housing and/or socket outlet housing.06-11-2009
20090149079SURFACE-MOUNTED CONNECTOR06-11-2009
20090149078Connector - A connector comprises a plug, and a receptacle mounted on a substrate and having an opening into which the plug is inserted. The receptacle has a housing for holding a receptacle-side terminal part in an interior of a tubular shield cover that forms the opening. An engagement projection part provided to the plug engages with an engagement hole provided to a region of the shield cover of the receptacle that faces the substrate when the plug is inserted into the receptacle, and in a state in which the receptacle is mounted on the substrate, the region of the shield cover to which the engagement hole is provided is positioned away from the substrate by a set distance.06-11-2009
20100144207CONNECTION DEVICE - A connecting device includes a first connector and a second connector. The first contact point of the first connector is located in the recess of the second connector and contacts with the second contact point when the first connector and the second connector are in the primary position; and the first contact point of the first connector is separated from the second contact point in the recess of the second connector when the first connector or the second connector is rotated to the secondary position around the shaft. The disclosure allows the first connector and the second connector to easily switch between the connected status and disconnected status to enhance the operation experience of a user.06-10-2010
20100144206Plug connector - The invention relates to a plug connector comprising a first contact support, in which contacts are disposed, which enter an electrical connection with mating contacts of a second contact support, when the contact supports are joined, wherein the first contact support comprises first coding device, which interacts with a second coding device of the second contact support and assures a defined joining of the contact supports in order to connect the contacts and the mating contacts.06-10-2010
20080280497Sealed Electrical Connector Part - This connector part includes an insulating housing provided with a plurality of sockets for receiving a contact, which have a rear contact insertion end; a joint, which is provided with a plurality of cable passages corresponding to the sockets and which is placed in said housing behind the sockets; and a cable-guiding grid, which is fixed in the housing behind the joint, supporting the latter, said grid being provided with a plurality of cable passages corresponding to the sockets. It also includes a member for blocking the passages of the grid, which is fixed on said grid and is designed for being pierced selectively for the insertion of contacts into a predetermined group of sockets. The invention also relates to a piercing tool, which is designed for being used with one such connector part, and to a corresponding wiring method.11-13-2008
20100120293ZERO INSERTION FORCE SOCKET CONNECTOR PREVENING PIN LEGS OF CPU FROM OVER MOVEMENT - A socket connector includes an insulative housing (05-13-2010
20100120294CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH A UNITARY CONNECTOR MOLDED WITH ANOTHER CONNECTOR - A cable connector assembly (05-13-2010
20120088412ELECTRICAL PLUG WITH MAIN CONTACTS AND RETRACTABLE SECONDARY CONTACTS - Aspects of the disclosure related to a plug module including main contacts that connect to conductors of an electrical cable and retractable secondary contacts that connect to a storage component installed on the plug module. The secondary contacts may be releasably latched in the retracted position. The secondary contacts may be biased to the extended position. The storage component may move along with the secondary contacts.04-12-2012
20100015856BALANCED TRANSMISSION CONNECTOR - A balanced transmission connector includes an insulation block including a contact connecting part for connecting with another connector at a front part of the insulation block and connecting with a substrate at a bottom part of the insulation block, a first signal contact including an upper contact portion projecting from the front of the insulation block and a first lead portion projecting from the rear of the insulation block and extending toward the substrate, a second signal contact including a lower contact portion projecting from the front of the insulation block and a second lead portion projecting from the rear of the insulation block and extending toward the substrate, retaining portions formed on a rear part of the insulation block retaining the first and second lead portions from both sides. The first and second lead portions extend substantially in parallel while maintaining a shortest distance with respect to the substrate.01-21-2010
20100120292ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector has an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals. The insulative housing has a base and a tongue. The terminals are mounted in the insulative housing by an insert-molding process. Each terminal has first and second positioning tabs formed transversely on the terminal and embedded into the tongue to prevent the terminal from inadvertently moving relative to the insulative housing.05-13-2010
20090264021CONNECTION DEVICE - A connection device for connecting a cable having at least one signal conductor to a signal connector. The connection device including a housing, the at least one signal conductor being disposed in the housing, the housing having at least one securing device configured to detachably secure the housing to the signal connector. The connection device further includes a plug disposed on the housing, the plug having a locking mechanism. The housing has a strain relief device configured to provide strain relief for the plug. A deflection device is configured to deflect the at least one signal conductor into a deflected position so that a movement of the at least one housing portion of the housing relative to the plug results in a defined lateral movement of the at least one signal conductor so as to provide a corresponding length compensation.10-22-2009
20090264020Electrical connector with improved contact position structure - An electrical connector (10-22-2009
20100099307ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS FOR STORAGE DEVICE - An electrical connector (04-22-2010
20090142967Contact Member, Holding Structure of Contact Member and Electrical Connector - An electrical connecter capable of preventing a contact member from being lifted up without inhibiting reduction in height is provided. A contact member of an electrical connector, which is held in a housing including a press-fit hole and a support surface, and is to be connected to a mating contact member is provided. The contact member includes a flat contact portion for contact with the mating contact member, and is disposed along the support surface, a flat press-fit fixing portion, which is connected to the contact portion, and is press-fitted into the press-fit hole, a tine portion connected to the press-fit fixing portion, and a lug extending from a side surface of the press-fit fixing portion, and the lug includes a support piece and an inclined piece.06-04-2009
20100093224METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY CONNECTING A FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT CONTAINED IN A HOUSING - In spite of the absence of a pullout fuse block, functional elements comprising simple socket-type connectors come into contact with an external cable in a mechanically and electrically reliable manner, when said cable has a rod-type or sword-type mating connector which engages directly in the connector by means of a radially protruding return baffle, in a sealed manner, through the rear of an opening in the wall of a housing. If, during the plug-in action, an injection-moulded skin which first at least partially closes the opening is enlarged or perforated, the breaking edge nestling against the envelope surface of the mating connector in the plug-in direction provides another retraction block with additional sealing and vibration damping.04-15-2010
20100124852ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING AN IMPROVED SWITCH - An electrical connector for being mounted on a printed circuit board, includes an insulative housing defining a receiving space for receiving a mating plug; and a plurality of terminals assembled to the insulative housing and comprising at least one signal terminal, a first switch terminal moveable in an up-to-down/radial direction, and a pair of second switch terminals spaced from each other side by side. The first switch terminal is not provided with a soldering tail to be mounted on the print circuit board. The second switch terminals each having a soldering tail for being mounted on the printed circuit board. when the mating plug is inserted into the receiving space, the first switch terminal contacts the second switch terminals respectively to make the second switch terminals electrical connect with each other via the first switch terminal.05-20-2010
20090142966PLUG FOR CONNECTION STRIPS AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The invention relates to a plug (06-04-2009
20090275242COMBINED POWER AND DATA TRANSMISSION CABLE CONNECTOR SYSTEMS - A connector system includes a plug and receptacle. The plug mates with the receptacle to connect two lengths of an Ethernet/power cable. Connector plugs and receptacles each include an insert assembly having a plurality of contacts for coupling to power conductors and network wires within the Ethernet/power cable. Contacts coupled to power conductors are shielded from contacts coupled to network wires.11-05-2009
20130217270CONNECTOR AND HEADER FOR USE IN THE SAME - A connector that electrically connects circuit boards to each other by fitting a header 08-22-2013
20110269351LOWER PROFILE ELECTRICAL SOCKET - An electrical socket comprises an insulative housing having an upper surface extending along a first direction, a number of contacts received in the insulative housing, and a plurality of solder mass received in the housing and located aside a base portion of a contact, respectively. The contact comprises a base portion for retaining the contact received in the housing, a contacting portion extending from the base portion. The solder mass, the base portion and the contacting portion are disposed in a manner of one by one along the first direction. The electrical contact has a lower profile. The electrical socket is benefited with low profile suitable for compact and thin applications.11-03-2011
20100136844RECEPTACLE BACKPLANE CONNECTOR HAVING INTERFACE MATING WITH PLUG CONNECTORS HAVING DIFFERENT PITCH ARRANGEMENT - The electrical connector (06-03-2010
20090004923Apparatus 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.01-01-2009
20120295489ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SOCKET - A plurality of intermediate terminal portions are evenly arranged and held in an insulating housing. Each intermediate terminal portion has a structure in which a first metal piece and a second metal piece overlap each other. In the first metal piece, a curved portion and a flat portion form a first elastic piece. In the second metal piece, a curved portion and a flat portion form a second elastic piece. When an external force is not exerted, the first elastic piece of the first metal piece and the second elastic piece of the second metal piece are separated from each other. When the intermediate terminal portion is pressed against the component electrode portion of the electronic component, first only the first metal piece is deformed, and then the first metal piece and the second metal piece are deformed together.11-22-2012
20120295488USB JACK AND USB PLUG - A USB jack includes a case and an installation plate. The case is adapted for receiving a USB plug and includes a top wall and a bottom wall opposite to the top wall. The installation plate is located in the case and between the top wall and the bottom wall. A number of first pins is secured to a top surface of the installation plate facing the top wall, and a number of second pins is secured to a bottom surface of the installation plate facing the bottom wall. The number of first pins and the number of second pins abut a plurality of resilient pieces of the USB plug and are electronically connected with the plurality of resilient pieces of the USB plug along two opposite directions. A USB plug corresponding to the USB jack is further disclosed.11-22-2012
20120295487Low Profile Male Connector - Various embodiments of low profile male connectors are described. In one embodiment, a connector includes a plug housing having a depth and an interior cavity designed to accommodate pins that extend within the interior cavity in a direction of the depth. The plug housing may be designed to be fully insertable into a receptacle connector of an electronic device, and to have a rear surface that conforms with a shape of an exterior surface of the electronic device. The pins arranged in the plug housing may include various features, such as connecting portions protruding from the plug housing at an angle of approximately 90 degrees for coupling to a cable, bases including cutouts for extending a length of an elongated shaft of the pin, barbs for engaging the plug housing, and limit stops for distributing a force applied to the elongated shaft upon engagement with a receiving pin.11-22-2012
20080274650Accessory - Disclosed is an accessory detachably mounted on an electronic device. The accessory includes a case, an electronic circuit housed in the case and activating the accessory, and an accessory's-side connector for supplying power to the electronic circuit or sending and receiving signals. The accessory's-side connector includes a portion of the case in which a plurality of leads is provided and a plurality of contact strips constructed such that a portion of the plurality of leads is exposed to the portion of the case. In the accessory, an intermediary substrate on which a wiring pattern is formed is provided inside the case; the plurality of leads is connected to the wiring pattern inside the case; an intermediary substrate's side connector connected to the wiring pattern is provided on the intermediary substrate; an electronic circuit's-side connector for connection to the electronic circuit is provided; and the electronic circuit and the accessory's-side connector are electrically connected when the electronic circuit's-side connector and the intermediary substrate's-side connector are connected.11-06-2008
20090170376POSITIONING STRUCTURE FOR USB CONNECTOR - An exemplary positioning structure is used for a USB connector assembled with an electronic device including a main body. The positioning structure includes a through hole defined in the main body, and a guiding portion configured on a periphery of an inner sidewall of the through hole.07-02-2009
20080293305WIRE LEAD GUIDE AND METHOD FOR TERMINATING A COMMUNICATIONS CABLE - A method for terminating a telecommunications cable where the cable comprises a plurality of twisted pairs of wires. The method comprises the steps providing an interconnection module comprising a pair of contacts for each of the twisted pairs, aligning the end portions and interconnecting each of the aligned end portions with a corresponding pair of conductive contacts. The aligning step comprises arranging the end portions such that when connected to the contact pairs, the twisted pairs remain uncrossed.11-27-2008
20080207060Card connector - A card connector is disclosed that includes a housing for accommodating a first card, a second card, and a third card; a first contact member arranged to be connected to the first card; a second contact member arranged to be connected to the second card, which has a larger width than the first card and a smaller thickness than the first card; a third contact member arranged to be connected to the third card, which has a smaller width than the first and second card and a smaller thickness than the first and second card; and a connection control mechanism that selectively connects one of the first card, the second card, or the third card. When one of the first card, the second card, or the third card is connected, the connection control mechanism prevents the other cards from being connected.08-28-2008
20080280498Chip holding apparatus - A chip holding apparatus includes a holding block disposed above a circuit board that is formed with a plurality of sockets for holding chips respectively. Each of the sockets is formed with a retainer for securely holding the chip. The chip holding apparatus further includes a lift assembly coupled operably to the holding block. The holding block is formed with a plurality of openings. The lift assembly moves the holding block to a lower position, in which, the holding block presses and disengages the retainers from the sockets in order to permit insertion of the plurality of chips into the sockets via the openings in the holding block, and an upper position above the lower position, in which, the retainers retrieve to its normal condition, thereby retaining the chips securely within the sockets, respectively.11-13-2008
20130217269LOW PROFILE MALE CONNECTOR - Various embodiments of low profile male connectors are described. In one embodiment, a connector includes a plug housing having a depth and an interior cavity designed to accommodate pins that extend within the interior cavity in a direction of the depth. The plug housing may be designed to be fully insertable into a receptacle connector of an electronic device, and to have a rear surface that conforms with a shape of an exterior surface of the electronic device. The pins arranged in the plug housing may include various features, such as connecting portions protruding from the plug housing at an angle of approximately 90 degrees for coupling to a cable, bases including cutouts for extending a length of an elongated shaft of the pin, barbs for engaging the plug housing, and limit stops for distributing a force applied to the elongated shaft upon engagement with a receiving pin.08-22-2013
20090305570HIGH DENSITY RECTANGULAR INTERCONNECT - A high density rectangular electrical interconnect is disclosed that includes a plug having a plurality of plug contacts mated to a receptacle having a plurality of spring contacts preloaded with an opening force to reduce mating force. The plurality of plug contacts may be a plurality of pin contacts, printed circuit board traces, or flexible film contacts. The plug and receptacle may include shields and/or shielding material that form a continuous shield around the mated plug and spring contacts.12-10-2009
20090186530Electrical Connector Assembly - An electrical connector is provided comprising a female member and a male member configured such that the female member is inhibited from being electrically coupled to the male member if the electrical coupling would reverse the polarity of the electrical connector. The female member may comprise a first and second chamber. The male member may comprise a first and second extension. The first and second chambers may be configured to insertably accommodate the first and second extensions. The female member may comprise one or more resilient members providing a pressing force to bias at least a portion of a male electrode against at least a portion of a corresponding female electrode. Alternatively, the cover of the male electrode in the first and second extensions may comprise a resilient member.07-23-2009
20090137158CONNECTION DEVICE FOR ELECTRICAL OR ELECTRONIC CONNECTIONS - Connection device for electrical or electronic connections, comprising a socket connector (05-28-2009
20090186529Powered external serial advanced technology attachment plug - A powered external serial advanced technology attachment (eSATA) plug has a body, seven eSATA terminals and a dual-purpose terminal assembly. The body has a connecting end and a chamber. The chamber is formed in and through the connecting end of the body and has a first inner surface and a second inner surface opposite to the first inner surface. The eSATA terminals are mounted on and bulge from the first inner surface of the chamber. The dual-purpose terminal assembly is mounted on and bulges from the second inner surface of the chamber and has multiple power and data (P/D) terminals. The P/D terminals are apart from and parallel to one another, and each P/D terminal selectively transmits electrical power and data. The eSATA plug of the present invention provides more functions so the eSATA plug applies to more applications than the conventional SATA plug or socket.07-23-2009
20090247017ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH DUAL-INTERFACE - An electrical connector assembly (10-01-2009
20130217268CONNECTOR MODULE WITH PERSISTENT CONTACT FORCE - A connector includes an insulated body with a slot to receive therein a terminal module and a casing entirely enclosing the insulated body. An arm has at least two extensions respectively adapted to two oppositely formed sidewalls of the insulated body and each is provided with a boss formed on a distal end of the at least two extensions. At least two through holes are adapted to be defined in each of the two sidewalls of the insulated body to receive therein the bosses.08-22-2013
20110143600ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector, comprising an insulative housing defining a base portion and a mating portion extending from the front side of the base portion along a mating direction; a plurality of passageways disposed in the base portion and extending along the mating direction; a plurality of receiving spaces disposed in the mating portion and communicating with the complementary passageways; a plurality of contacts assembling to the insulative housing along the mating direction, and each contact defining a flat base part mounting to the base portion of the insulative housing and a mating part extending from the base part forwards from the base part and into said receiving space; wherein a spring tab extending downwards from the base part of the contact and locked to the insulative housing.06-16-2011
20090239421ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector consists of a plug connector and a receptacle connector to be fitted. An insulator is supported only by plug contacts each having an elastic portion between second and third fixed portions so as to be floating in a housing. The elastic portion is so positioned that its upper curved portion is at the same height as a second contact portion and its lower curved portion is at the same height as the lower end of the insulator. The distal end of a first contact portion of a receptacle contact is folded back toward a first connection portion to provide a third contact to contact the elastic portion so that the first contact portion and the third contact portion of the receptacle contact and the second contact portion and the elastic portion of the plug contact are caused to contact each other in line contacts at two locations. The electrical connector thus constructed is superior in resistance to vibration, and achieves space-saving and a reduced overall height less than 5 mm and further the floating of the insulator.09-24-2009
20110143602INPUT/OUTPUT CONNECTOR WITH CAPACITIVE COUPLING MATING INTERFACE - A plug connector (06-16-2011
20110143599ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a main body, a tongue board located at the front end of the main body, a plurality of first pins and second pins which are located on the main body and extended into the tongue board. One side of the tongue board forms an operation surface. Each first pin has a first contact portion exposed outside of the operation surface. Each first contact portion defines a first contact area. At least one first contact portion defines a second contact area. The second contact area of the first contact portion is closer to the front end of the tongue board than the first contact area. Each second pin has a second contact portion exposed outside of the operation surface, and the second contact portions are respectively located at the rear end of the first contact portion. The electrical connector can be plugged by plugs with different formats.06-16-2011
20090004924Cable connector and connector assembly - A cable connector is to be fitted to a mating connector attached to a circuit board. The cable connector includes a housing including a terminal hole for inserting a cable with a terminal; and a movable member attached to the housing for positioning the terminal at a regular position. The movable member includes an attached portion attached to the housing and a pressing portion retained in the terminal hole to be movable to an advance position for positioning the terminal at the regular position. The attached portion includes an upper plate portion and a lower plate portion both extending forward from a rear wall portion of the movable member to be guided along a top wall of the housing. The pressing portion includes a thrust arm portion extending forward from the rear wall portion and having a pressing surface on a front edge surface thereof.01-01-2009
20090117784Extension to electrical connector with improved housing structures - An electrical connector (05-07-2009
20090117783Electrical connector assembly with magnetic retention device - An electrical connector assembly (05-07-2009
20090221186Conductive Contact Holder and Conductive Contact Unit - A conductive contact holder and a conductive contact unit with improved corrosion resistance and with excellent durability are provided. To this end, there is provided: a holder substrate having a first opening that accepts a signaling conductive contact that inputs and outputs a signal to and from a circuitry, and a second opening that accepts a grounding conductive contact for supplying a ground potential to the circuitry; a first holding member that is inserted into the first opening to hold the signaling conductive contact; and an insulating coat that is made of an insulating material, and covers at least one surface of the holder substrate.09-03-2009
20090239422ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector consists of a plug connector and a receptacle connector to be fitted. An insulator is supported only by plug contacts each provided between second and third fixed portions with an elastic portion having at least one snaked portion so as to be floating in a housing. The shape of the second contact portion of each of the plug contacts is substantially in the form of a plate-shaped piece so that the second contact portion of the plug contact and the first contact portion of a receptacle contact are caused to contact each other in line contact at one location, and the elastic portion is arranged within a range from a position below the second contact portion to a position below the insulator. The electrical connector thus constructed is superior in resistance to vibration, and achieves space-saving and floating of the insulator.09-24-2009
20090275241Electrical Connector - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing provided with a plurality of first contacts. Each of the first contacts has a tine that extends toward an outside of the insulating housing that is bent at a right angle with respect thereto. A tine plate is mounted on a side of the insulating housing. A circuit board is arranged adjacent to the undersurface of the tine plate and spaced there from. The tines extend through first through-holes in the tine plate and first through-holes in the circuit board. The tine plate has at least one first recess provided on the undersurface of the tine plate that encompasses at least one of the first though-holes on the tine plate. Molten solder is provided in the first through-holes in the circuit board and forms a fillet on the tines that extends toward the undersurface of the tine plate.11-05-2009
20100015855RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector has a housing, an eSATA terminal set, a first USB terminal set and a second USB terminal set. The housing has a socket space and a tongue formed in the socket space. The eSATA terminal set has eSATA terminals mounted on the tongue. The first USB terminal set has multiple first USB terminals mounted on the tongue opposite to the eSATA terminals for USB 2.0 signal transmission. The second USB terminal set has multiple second USB terminals mounted on the tongue opposite to the eSATA terminals for USB 3.0 signal transmission. The receptacle connector capable of providing eSATA, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 signal transmission has high applicability.01-21-2010
20100184338ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH AN IMPROVED SHELL - An electrical connector assembly includes an insulative housing (07-22-2010
20110111637ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR DECREASING INSERTING FORCE - An electrical connector has a insulative housing defining a plurality of passageways and a plurality of contacts secured in the passageways. Each passageway has a mating slot and a pair of retaining slots located at two sides of the mating slot and communicated with the mating slot. Each contact defines a soldering tail and a pair of arm portions extending from the soldering tail and retained in the two retaining slots respectively, the pair of arm portions shift in and between the mating slot and the retaining slot in a first direction, a pair of contact portions integrally project oppositely from inner sides of the arm portions. Wherein the arm portions define shrink sections at a position thereof opposite to the contact portions so that the shrink sections space away from the retaining slots in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. It can reduce inserting force and ensure electrical connecting performance of the electrical connector.05-12-2011
20100184337Connector assembly - A connector assembly has a receptacle connector mounted on a substrate and a plug connector matable with and removable from the receptacle connector on a plane parallel to the substrate. The plug connector includes side portions. The receptacle connector includes guiding portions configured to guide the side portions of the plug connector for mating and removal of the plug connector and fixing portions fixed on the substrate and formed integrally with the corresponding guiding portions.07-22-2010
20110130045ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME - An electrical connector assembly (06-02-2011
20110130044POWER PLUG WITH A FREELY ROTATABLE DELIVERY POINT - A power plug with a freely rotatable delivery point is disclosed, wherein a relative orientation between a delivery point element (e.g. an electric wire) and insertion terminals of the plug can change freely on a plane. A plug seat includes an armature which displaces axially. An open end of the seat is loosely connected with a turntable which is coaxial with the armature. The turntable is assembled with the insertion terminals which loosely contact with the armature by relative rotation. Between the seat and the armature, an elastic arch element is axially provided and parts of the insertion terminals relative to the armature are indirectly provided with plate-shaped conducting probes with an elastic shear. By the elastic arch element and the conducting probes, a mechanical vibration wave occurring during rotation of the turntable is absorbed, such that the armature can actually contact with the terminals to avoid jump sparks.06-02-2011
20110059656ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND TERMINAL STRUCTURE THEREOF - An electrical connector includes a plastic base and one row of terminals disposed in one row of terminal slots of the base. Each terminal has an extension fixed to the slot, a fixing portion and a pin portion. The extension in surface contact with the slot has a connection point. The pin portion extends out of the base. The row of terminals is one of two rows of terminals formed by oppositely tearing and pressing a metal sheet. Two of the terminals of the two rows of terminals respectively have two oppositely torn and cut portions seamlessly and oppositely connected together. The oppositely torn and cut portion of the one terminal is seamlessly connected to the oppositely torn and cut portions of the two neighboring terminals when the one terminal is reversely and oppositely connected to the two neighboring terminals. The oppositely torn and cut portions are the extensions.03-10-2011
20110059655ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED ELASTICITY CONTACTS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining upper and lower rows of passageways arranged in a longitude direction and each of passageway extends along a front-to-back direction perpendicular to said front-to-back direction; upper and lower rows of contacts are assembled into the corresponding upper and lower rows of passageways, respectively; wherein each of said contact has a mating portion folded in half, the mating portion defines a pair of inner faces facing to each other and a pair of outer faces facing away from each other, at least one protruding portion protrudes from one of the inner faces to the other inner face.03-10-2011
20100159751USB CONNECTOR AND CONTACT ARRAY THEREOF - Disclosed herein is a contact array of a universal serial bus (USB) connector including a first signal differential pair, a second signal differential pair and a third signal differential pair, wherein the second signal differential pair is disposed between the first and third signal differential pairs, and at least one power contact or ground contact is disposed between the first and second signal differential pairs, or between the second and third signal differential pairs.06-24-2010
20100159749CONNECTOR - A connector prevents a terminal from short circuiting when the terminal is elastically deformed with movement of a movable housing. The length in the width direction at one end of each terminal is larger than the length in the width direction at the other end, so the distance between the terminals at the other end is larger than the distance between the terminals at one end, thereby preventing adjacent terminals from contacting each other when movable terminal portions are elastically deformed.06-24-2010
20130217267CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY CAPABLE OF SUSTAINING LARGE CURRENT - The connector assembly capable of sustaining a large amount of current contains a male member and a female member. The male member contains a male insulating casing, male power terminal assemblies, and male signal terminal assemblies; and the female member contains a female insulating casing, female power terminal assemblies, and a female signal terminal assembly. Each male power terminal assembly has five male contract branches where neighboring male contact branches are alternately separated, each male contract branch has a knee section, the middle three male contact branches are wider than the other two branches whose width is one half of that of the larger middle branches so that the lateral normal force would be uniform. The advantages of this structure are that, under the same current rating, the cost for material and electroplating is less, and the form factor can be further reduced.08-22-2013
20100210147CONNECTORS TO CONNECT ELECTRONIC DEVICES - A connector for electrically connecting an electronic device to another device includes an outer shell with a front surface that terminates at a front side of the connector, an inner core at least partially disposed within the outer shell and including a front surface that is recessed within the outer shell, and a plurality of electrical connecting elements at least partially disposed within the inner core and extending from the front surface of the inner core. The plurality of electrical connecting elements includes a first set of electrical connecting elements and a second set of at least one electrical connecting element, and the first set of electrical connecting elements includes five connecting elements that are arranged in a pentagon pattern. The connector facilitates the transmission of audio signals between devices and also additional analog or digital signals or the transmission of a power supply between the devices.08-19-2010
20090042451Electrical connector with improved contacts arrangement - An electrical connector (02-12-2009
20120196486ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a housing and a plurality of terminals disposed in the housing. The housing includes a bottom wall and a protruding wall. The terminal includes a held portion for being held in the housing, a base portion, a transition portion, an elastic arm portion and a contact portion. The protruding wall includes a plurality of vertical wall portions and a displacement receiving recess. The housing has an opening penetrating the bottom wall at least at a lower side of the displacement receiving recess. The displacement receiving recess communicates with the opening. Further, the base portion and the transition portion of the terminal are situated outside of the displacement receiving recess.08-02-2012
20120196485ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector with a plurality of solder balls arranged therein. In one embodiment, the electrical connector includes: an insulating body, wherein a plurality of receiving slots are formed through the insulating body, and at least one side surface of each receiving slot forms a stop wall; and a plurality of conductive terminals, received in the receiving slots. Each conductive terminal has a base, at least one fixing portion extends downwards from the base, and a soldering portion is bent laterally and extends from the fixing portion. The soldering portion includes a soldering arm and a hook portion bent and extending from a lower end of the soldering arm towards the stop wall. The solder ball is clamped between the soldering portion and the stop wall. The hook portion has at least one retaining point urging against a lower hemispherical surface of the solder ball.08-02-2012
20090075520Composite Plug and Electric Circuit System - Provided is a plug wherein a plurality of points in an electric circuit can be easily put into a conductive state or a nonconductive state. A system wherein such a plug is applied is also provided. The composite plug is provided with a plurality of plugs, each of which is provided with two conductive pieces connected by a conductive member. A current is carried between the two circuit terminals when the two conductive pieces are brought into contact with two circuit terminals included in the electric circuit, respectively. A current is not carried between the two circuit terminals when the two conductive pieces are separated from the two circuit terminals included in the electric circuit, respectively. The plugs are attached to a common case body.03-19-2009
20110111641CONNECTOR - A connector whose terminal portions of contacts can be reliably inserted into through holes of a circuit board. The connector comprises a housing, contacts, and an alignment member. Each contact includes a holding portion held by the housing, a terminal portion inserted into a circuit board, and a linking portion connecting the holding and terminal portions. The alignment member is mounted on the contacts and positions the terminal portions. The contacts are arranged in a longitudinal direction of the connector, and in two rows in a vertical direction thereof. Each pair of adjacent contacts in the longitudinal direction are connected by a connecting portion, to form first and second combination contacts. The alignment member has receiving portions receiving the linking portions, open portions from which the connecting portions are exposed, and grooves preventing a relative movement of the connecting portions in the vertical direction.05-12-2011
20110111640JOINT CONNECTOR AND WIRING HARNESS - A ground joint connector (JC) has a housing (05-12-2011
20110130048PLUG CONNECTOR AND PLUG CONNECTOR SET - An improved plug connector has an electrical outer conductor contacting section of an outer conductor of the plug that is designed to run separately in the radial direction from the axial stop, such that the high frequency signal path formed on the inner wall of the outer conductor between the outer conductor of the plug connector and a further outer conductor of a further plug connector for connection thereto runs over the electrical contacting device running in the radial direction. A mechanical action axial stop on the connector or plug side of the plug connector is provided outside the high frequency signal path provided by the radial contacting device.06-02-2011
20110028046Electrical connector having plural types of contacts - A connector (02-03-2011
20090280692Electrical connector - An electrical connector includes a plug (11-12-2009
20100197171CONNECTOR - A connector 08-05-2010
20100291804CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH A UNITARY CONNECTOR MOLDED WITH ANOTHER CONNECTOR - A cable connector assembly (11-18-2010
20100291806Shieldless, High-Speed, Low-Cross-Talk Electrical Connector - An electrical connector may include a first connector with electrically-conductive contacts. The contacts may have blade-shaped mating ends, and may be arranged in a centerline. The electrical connector may include a second connector with electrically-conductive receptacle contacts, which may also be arranged in a centerline. The connectors may be mated such that the mating portion of a first contact in the second connector may physically contact of a corresponding blade-shaped mating end of a contact in the first connector.11-18-2010
20110117789DEVICE FOR CONNECTING A SERVOMOTOR TO AT LEAST ONE ELECTRICAL CABLE - A device for connecting a servomotor to at least one electrical cable includes an external housing with at least one cable input, blocked by the cable in operation, and an opening closed by an electrical connection element and forming an interface with the servomotor. The electrical connection element includes a wall of an insulating material and elongate electrical contacts that extend through the wall in a direction substantially orthogonal to the wall, each electrical contact including an inner end inside the device for connection to an electrical cable, and outer end outside the device for being connecting to a corresponding electrical contact of the servomotor. The external housing includes an opening for draining fluid from inside the device in the operational configuration device, and the wall of the electrical connection element extends along a portion of the inner end of the electrical contacts.05-19-2011
20110117788RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector is adapted to be electrically connected with a plug connector. The plug connector has a plurality of plug terminals. The receptacle connector includes an insulating body and a plurality of receptacle terminals. The insulating body has a receiving space and a plurality of grooves. The plug connector is adapted to be plugged into the receiving space. The receptacle terminals are disposed within the insulating body. Each of the receptacle terminals includes a base disposed in a corresponding groove, a bent portion connected with the base, a contact portion extending from the bent portion into the receiving space, and an engaging portion extending from the contact portion toward the groove and disposed within the groove. The receptacle terminals correspond to the plug terminals such that the plug terminals press the contact portions, respectively, when the plug connector is plugged into the receiving space.05-19-2011
20130130559CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A connector assembly includes a plurality of connectors with a wire connecting rear ends of the connectors, and a frame receiving the connectors. The frame is made of insulated material. The frame has edges each defining a round corner to avoid harming the wire.05-23-2013
20100297889ELECTRIC CABLE DEVICE AND INFORMATION REPRODUCTION SYSTEM - An electric cable device includes an electric cable, and a plug component. The plug component includes a terminal body with a plurality of plug terminals, a hood component, and a plug body. The hood component is disposed around the terminal body. The hood component has a width measured in a first direction of the plug component. The width of the hood component is greater than a height of the hood component that is measured in a second direction of the plug component. The first direction is perpendicular to the second direction. The plug body is disposed around part of the hood component such that the hood component protrudes from the plug body in a third direction of the plug component with the third direction being perpendicular to the first and second direction. The plug body is asymmetrically formed relative to any of planes that are perpendicular to the second direction.11-25-2010
20100297890ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INTEGRALLY FORMED WITH SCREW HOLES - An electrical connector includes a plurality of terminals and an insulating housing loading terminals and defining a pair of mounting portions. Each of mounting portions has a screw hole extending along an upper to lower direction in which the electrical connector is mounted. The hole is divided into at least a first segment and a second segment below the first segment. The first segment and the second segment are tapped with a plurality of threads thereinside and open in opposite directions along a front and rear direction respectively.11-25-2010
20100297888CONNECTOR - A connector comprising an insulative housing that has a top, a bottom, a first side, a second side, all four sides connected to form a mating face and a board-mounting end; a plurality of terminals supported in the housing and terminating at the board-mounting end wherein each terminal further comprises a contact portion configured to establish electrical contact with a complementary mating connector, a solder tail that extends out of the housing at the board-mounting end, a body portion that is disposed intermediate the contact portion and the solder tail and which interconnect them together; a plurality of solder tabs engaged with the housing; and a plurality of engagement portions coupled to the housing to confine the solder tabs to a predetermined position with respect to the housing.11-25-2010
20100297887POWER SUPPLY AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY THEREOF - A power supply includes a body, a number of cables, a first connector, and a second connector. The first and second connectors are connected to the body of the power supply via the cables. The first connector includes a first connecting portion. The second connector includes a second connecting portion, operable to engage with the first connecting portion.11-25-2010
20100304616WIRING PROCESS AND WIRING ASSEMBLY OF CABLE CONNECTOR - A wiring process of a cable connector includes the steps of: providing a cable and a wiring assembly for the cable connector, the wiring assembly having a wiring body and a wiring plate; inserting naked ends of each cable core extending from the distal end of the cable into wiring ports of the wiring plate separately; and assembling the wiring plate with the wiring body to form the wiring assembly, thereby completing the wiring process.12-02-2010
20130137306PLUG CONNECTOR, RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A plug connector, a receptacle connector and an electrical connector assembly are provided. The plug connector includes a plug housing and a plurality of plug terminals located in the plug housing. Each plug terminal includes a first, second and third contact portions. The receptacle connector includes a receptacle housing and a plurality of receptacle terminals mounted in the receptacle housing. Each receptacle terminal includes a first, second and third side portions. When the plug connector and the receptacle connector are combined together to form the electrical connector assembly, the first, second and third contact portions respectively contact with the first, second and third side portions so that realizing a three-position contact between the plug and receptacle terminals for providing a stable signal transmission.05-30-2013
20130137307PLUG CONNECTOR, RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A plug connector, a receptacle connector and an electrical connector assembly are provided. The receptacle connector includes a receptacle housing and a plurality of receptacle terminals. Each receptacle terminal includes a first and a second wing portions, and a first and a second edge portions. The receptacle housing disposes shoulders respectively corresponding to the first and the second wing portions. The plug connector includes a plug housing and a plurality of plug terminal. Each plug terminal includes a first and a second contact portions. When the plug connector and the receptacle connector are mated together, the plug terminal and the receptacle terminal can realize a two-position contact for providing a stable signal transmission. When pulling out the plug connector, the shoulders of the receptacle housing can block the receptacle terminal to be pulled out thereby ensuring the stable combination of the receptacle terminal and the receptacle housing.05-30-2013
20130137310PLUG CONNECTOR FOR DIFFERENTIAL DATA TRANSMISSION - The plug-in connector shown here is embodied as a round plug-in connector and with its connection side embodied for contacting circuit boards.05-30-2013
20100311279Electrical Connector and Illuminating Module - An illuminating module includes an illuminating device and an electrical connector. The illuminating device includes a first conductive contact and a second conductive contact. The electrical connector includes an external plug, a first internal conductive terminal and a second internal conductive terminal. The first internal conductive terminal electrically connects the external plug and the first conductive contact. The second internal conductive terminal electrically connects the external plug and the second conductive contact. The connection manner of the first internal conductive terminal and the first conductive contact belongs to fool-proof connection. The connection manner of the second internal conductive terminal and the second conductive contact belongs to fool-proof connection. The misconnection between the first and the second internal conductive terminals of the electrical connector and the first and the second conductive contacts of the illuminating device is prevented by means of the design of the illuminating module.12-09-2010
20130143447ELECTRICAL 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.06-06-2013
20090068899ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING VARYING OFFSET BETWEEN ADJACENT ELECTRICAL CONTACTS - Provided is an electrical connector that may reduce crosstalk between leadframe assemblies. Such a connector may have a connector housing, a first leadframe assembly contained in the housing, and a second leadframe assembly contained in the housing adjacent to the first leadframe assembly. The first leadframe assembly may have a first differential signal pair of electrically-conductive contacts. The second leadframe assembly may have a second differential signal pair of electrically-conductive contacts. Each contact of the first and second differential signal pairs may have a respective first portion, a second portion, and a third portion. Crosstalk generated on the second differential signal pair by a signal traveling through the first portions of the contacts of the first differential signal pair may be reduced by crosstalk generated on the second differential signal pair by the signal as it travels through the second portions of the contacts of the first differential signal pair.03-12-2009
20110009008USB A-TYPE SOCKET - A USB (Universal Serial Bus) A-type socket configured for coupling with a USB A-type plug complies with the USB 3.0 specification and includes a composite member, a plurality of second terminals, and a metal housing. The composite member includes a plurality of first terminals and an insulating body, wherein the insulating body partially wraps and firmly holds the first terminals. The second terminals are assembled to guiding rails provided on the composite member. The metal housing encloses the composite member. Since the first terminals and the insulating body are integrated as the one-piece composite member, positional stability of the first terminals is ensured.01-13-2011
20110009009PLUG ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED STRUCTURE - A plug assembly with an improved structure is disclosed. In the plug assembly, the assembling structure between a pin holder constituting a plug and a terminal assembled with the pin holder and allowing electricity to flow through the plug assembly is improved and realizes a reduction in manufacturing cost of the plug assembly and an increase in productivity of the plug assembly. The plug assembly includes a pin holder having locking slots, insert holes, and contact pins; a conductive terminal coupled to the pin holder and having an insert end, protrusions, a contact terminal, a first locking part and a second locking part; and a wire unit having an electric wire gripped by the first locking part through compression so as to apply electricity to the conductive terminal and a covering tube covering the electric wire and gripped by the second locking part through compression.01-13-2011
20110009007Electrical connector having improved contacts - An electrical connector comprises an upper housing, a lower housing and a plurality of contacts which each have a top contact received in the upper housing and a bottom contact received in the lower housing. The top contact is formed with a keeping portion and a lower mating end downwardly; the bottom contact has a pair of mating beams extending vertically for engaging with the lower mating end of the top contact. The pair of mating beams of the bottom contact mechanically and electrically engage with the lower mating end of the top contact when the top contact approaches the bottom contact two mating beams in a top-to-bottom direction under a pressed force. The contact has a simple structure adapted to a high-density connector while still maintaining performance of the connector.01-13-2011
20100178809ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND TERMINAL STRUCTURE THEREOF - An electrical connector includes a row of terminals and a plastic base having a row of terminal slots. The terminals are disposed in the slots. Each terminal has an elastically moveable portion having a connection point, a fixing portion fixed into the slot, and a pin portion extending out of the plastic base. An inserted electrical element may be connected to the connection point and elastically move the elastically moveable portion. The row of terminals is one of two rows of terminals formed by oppositely tearing and pressing a metal sheet. The terminals have oppositely torn and cut portions seamlessly oppositely connected together. When the row of terminals is developed into a plane and one of the terminals is reverse-backside joined between the two neighboring terminals, the oppositely torn and cut portion of the terminal is seamlessly jointed to the oppositely torn and cut portions of the two neighboring terminals.07-15-2010
20110034086CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING A SPACER AND A BRACKET - A cable connector assembly (l02-10-2011
20110045705ELELCTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED TERMINALS ASSEMBLED TO INSULATIVE HOUSING FROM TOP TO BOTTOM - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of first terminals secured in the housing. The insulative housing includes a base with a front face, a tongue portion extending forwardly from the front face of the base and a plurality of passageways located on a first side face of the insulating housing. The passageways extend from the tongue portion to the base across the front face of the base. The passageways communicate with an exterior through the first side face along a whole length thereof. The plurality of first terminals are received and retained in the passageways. Each first terminal includes a contact portion located on the tongue portion and exposing to the first side face of the tongue portion, a retention portion located on the base portion and a tail portion.02-24-2011
20110111638SOCKET CONNECTOR WITH CONTACT TERMINAL HAVING WAVEFORM ARRANGEMENT ADJACENT TO TAIL PORTION PERFECTING SOLDER JOINT - Disclosed herewith a socket connector configured with an insulative housing defining a mating interface surrounded with peripheral walls and a mounting surface. A plurality of passageways is defined between the mating interface and the mounting surface and having an opening at the mounting surface. The insulative housing includes an encampment associated with each of the passageway at the mounting surface, and includes an extension crossing over an inner wall of the passageway to substantially narrow the opening of the opening. The socket connector furthers includes a plurality of contact terminals each received in the passageway and further includes a curvilinear solder portion extending beyond the mounting surface. And the socket connector further is incorporated with a plurality of solder balls each disposed between the encampment and the curvilinear solder portion.05-12-2011
20110130047ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED FASTENING DEVICE - An electrical connector includes a housing located in the front of the electrical connector, a plurality of contacts received in the housing, a plurality of cables connected to the contacts, and a cover assembled on the housing. The housing further includes a base portion, a mating portion frontward extending from the base portion and defining a mating direction, and a fastening portion rearward extending from the base portion. The fastening portion includes a bottom surface defining an inclined plane which an angle is formed between the horizontal plane and.06-02-2011
20110130046ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly (06-02-2011
20110130042MINI PCI EXPRESS CONNECTOR - The present invention relates to a mini PCI express connector, comprises an insulation housing having an insertion surface and rear surface opposite to the insertion surface, the rear surface is respectively installed with a plurality of first terminal channels extending toward the insertion surface and a plurality of second terminal channels extending toward the insertion surface, and at least one scoop hole is installed on the insulation housing; a plurality of first conduction terminals respectively received in the first terminal channels; and a plurality of second conduction terminals respectively received in the second terminal channels. With the scoop hole, the production cost can be lower and the insulation housing is prevented from being deformed.06-02-2011
20110244733PLUG FOR UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS CONNECTOR, AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A plug for a universal serial bus connector in the USB 3.0 standard to which a cable is connected to form a connector assembly, the cable including a signal line for the USB 2.0 standard and a ground line and being fixed by a cable fixing section of a connector shell, the plug includes an electrode which approximately abuts a distal end of the cable fixing section in the connector assembly, and to which at least one of the signal line for the USB 2.0 standard and the ground line is connected.10-06-2011
20110244732ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH WELL ELECTRICAL CONNECTION PERFORMANCE - An electrical contact includes a pair of parallel spaced contacting arms. Each contacting arm defines a first spring section and a second spring section symmetrically defined. A first connecting portion unitarily connects with the first spring sections of the pair of the contacting arms and a second connecting portion unitarily connects with the second spring sections of the pair of the contacting arms. The first and second connecting portions respectively define a tuber protruding to touch with each other so as to improving the current intensity.10-06-2011
20110244731LOW PROFILE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH TWO ROWS OF CONTACTS - An electrical connector includes a plurality of contacts and an insulative housing. Each contact comprises a retaining portion, a contact portion contact portion and a tail portion, the contacts divided into a first group and a second group. The insulative housing defines a mating face and opposite first and second side faces. The insulative housing defines two rows of mating passageways extending in a first direction running through the mating face. The tail portions of the first group expose to the first side face and the contact portion contact portions of the first group project in one row of said two rows of the mating passageways. The tail portions of the second group expose to the second side face and the contact portion contact portions of the second group project in the other row of said two rows of the mating passageways.10-06-2011
20110212652ELECTRICAL PLUG CONNECTOR WITH STRAND GUIDE - The invention relates to an electrical plug connector (09-01-2011
20110212651CONNECTOR FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A connector (09-01-2011
20110212650CONNECTOR WITH OVERLAPPING GROUND CONFIGURATION - A high speed connector (09-01-2011
20110130043COMBINATION OF SOCKET AND PLUG FOR BATTERY CONNECTOR - The present invention relates to a combination of socket and plug for battery connector, comprises a plug having an insulation housing and a plurality of first conduction terminals, wherein a front end of the insulation housing is installed with a concave slot, two ends of the concave slot are installed with a plurality of first terminal channels for receiving the first conduction terminals; and a socket having an insulation housing and a plurality of second conduction terminals, wherein a front end of the insulation housing is installed with a convex sheet for being inserted in the concave slot, two ends of the convex sheet are installed with a plurality of second terminal channels for receiving the second conduction terminals, and the first conduction terminals are received in the second conduction terminals and are in contact with the second conduction terminals.06-02-2011
20110076893ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR SAVING DEVELOPMENT OF MOLD - An electrical connector has an insulative housing defining a mating portion defining a front surface and a back surface opposite to the front surface. A plurality of contacts is secured in the housing and define soldering tails. The contacts include a group of first contacts. A spacer is assembled to position the soldering tails and comprises first mounting holes to be inserted with the soldering tails of the first contacts. The first mounting holes of the spacer are lined in at least two rows and each row has a same number of the first mounting holes to a total number of the first contacts.03-31-2011
20100216348MATCHING CONNECTOR - A small matching connector which may prevent the occurrence of a positional deviation between male and female contacts when male and female connectors are fitted to each other and may remove foreign matter adhered to the female contacts is provided. The female contacts arranged along the inner peripheral surface of the female connector are inclined with respect to a direction perpendicular to the insertion direction of the male connector into the female connector and parallel with the longitudinal direction of the inner peripheral surface. The adjacent female contacts whose inclined surfaces are opposed to each other are paired and have the same inclination angle with respect to the inner peripheral surface.08-26-2010
20110092104RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector for receiving a complementary plug includes an insulative housing (04-21-2011
20090311914SENSING FAUCET - A sensing faucet used in sanitary wares is provided. The sensing faucet has a sensor and a battery compartment fixed onto the faucet shell. A valve body control system has valve control components fixed onto the valve body. There is a plug seat in the faucet shell, and a corresponding plug is installed on the valve body. During installation, the faucet shell is aligned with the valve body and the plug can be seated within the plug seat. The plug is provided with a spring-loaded electrical pin to make contact with an electrical panel in the plug seat.12-17-2009
20110151725MALE PLUG CONNECTOR - A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player capable of transmitting information over a wireless connection and one or more media devices capable of receiving information over the wireless connection. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a method of wirelessly connecting the hand held media player to another device. The method includes selecting a media item on the hand held media player; selecting one or more remote recipients on the hand held media player; and transmitting the media item locally to the hand held media player, and wirelessly to the selected remote recipients. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a hand held music player that includes a transmitter for transmitting information over a wireless connection. The transmitter is configured to at least transmit a continuous music feed to one or more personal tuning devices that each include a receiver capable of receiving information from the transmitter over the wireless connection. Yet another aspect of the media player system pertains to a connector that includes a housing and a plurality of spatially separated contacts mounted within the housing. A first set of contacts are directed at a first functionality and a second set of contacts are directed at a second functionality that is different than the first functionality.06-23-2011
20100062653MULTIPORT RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR HAVING EMI SHELL INTERLOCKED TO PARTITIONING WALL FOR PREVENTING WARPAGE - A receptacle connector comprising an insulative housing having a base portion; a plurality of terminals retained in the insulative housing; and a shielding shell assembled on the insulative housing. The shielding shell comprises a pair of sidewalls opposite to each other and forming a mating cavity therebetween. The insulative housing further including an alignment wall extending into the mating cavity from the base portion to partition the mating cavity into a number of mating openings, one of the mating opening having a shape different from another. Wherein at least one of the sidewalls has a bent portion bent from a front edge thereof, and the bent portion defines a hook at the tip thereof for adapting to retention at least one hole of the alignment wall of the insulative housing. Therefore, the strength of the receptacle connector may be improved.03-11-2010
20100055988MEZZANINE-TYPE ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS - Embodiments of electrical connectors include substantially identical first and second halves. The first and second halves each include insert molded leadframe assemblies that comprise electrical conductors. Each electrical conductor of the first half engages a substantially identical electrical conductor of the second half when the first and second halves are mated.03-04-2010
20110177720System and Method for Polyurethane Bonding During and After Overmolding - An electrical apparatus according to the present disclosure comprises a molded device having a molded portion and being formed via an overmolding process. The electrical apparatus includes a wire set at least partially overmolded within the device, the wire set having an outer sheath surrounding a plurality of wires. The molded portion surrounds a portion of the wire set. The electrical apparatus further includes polyurethane bonding material occurring between the outer sheath and the molded portion. The polyurethane bonding material bonds at least a portion of the wire set to the molded portion during the overmolding process.07-21-2011
20090215320MICRO USB COMPATIBLE COMBO SYSTEM CONNECTOR - A combination receptacle for electrically or optically communicating information via a cable medium includes a first receptacle having at least one first contact arranged in a first footprint of the first receptacle, said first receptacle configured to receive a first connector, and a second receptacle having at least one second contact arranged in a second footprint of the second receptacle, said second receptacle configured to receive a second connector. The first footprint and the second footprint at least partially overlap.08-27-2009
20100062654ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A SUSTAINING MEMBER - An electrical connector includes: an insulating housing having a pair of sidewalls, a pair of endwalls and a bottom wall for defining a receiving room therebetween; a number of contacts retained in the insulating housing, each contact having a retaining beam, a moveable spring beam extending into the receiving room and a soldering leg extending from the retaining beam; and a sustaining member retained in the insulating housing and having a plurality of spring fingers located under the spring beam for sustaining said spring beam. The spring finger can provide an enough flexibility to the spring beam and also prevent the spring beam from being over distorted during a mating process.03-11-2010
20110151722CIRCUIT BOARD CONNECTOR - A circuit board connector with no delay (skew) of signals and no crosstalk of signals. In a circuit board connector, a plurality of terminals having horizontal portions to be connected to ends of electric wires and vertical portions extending downward from one ends of the horizontal portions and arranged to be connected to a signal pattern of a printed circuit board are included, vertical portions of upper terminals are located on the back side of vertical portions of lower terminals, are bent in the width directions, and the path lengths of the upper terminals and of the lower terminals are equal, A tip portion of the lower terminal is received by a receiving groove of an inner housing housing a base portion of the vertical portion of the adjacent terminal.06-23-2011
20110086553CONNECTOR HAVING CONTACTS WITH A LINKAGE PORTION HAVING A WIDTH SMALLER THAN THAT OF THE CONTACT PORTION - A connector capable of maintaining contact reliability even with reduced arrangement pitch of contacts. First and second contacts are alternately arranged on a housing along contact arrangement direction orthogonal to direction of fitting the housing to a receptacle connector. A first contact portion, first bending portion, and first connecting portion connected to a coaxial cable, of each first contact are disposed on an upper surface, front portion and rear portion of the arranging portion, respectively. A linkage portion connecting the first bending and connecting portions, and a second contact portion continuous with a second connecting portion of each second contact are disposed on a lower surface of the arranging portion. A second bending portion disposed on the front portion is continuous with the second contact portion. The linkage portion is smaller in width in the arrangement direction than the first and second contact portions.04-14-2011
20100068942CONNECTOR UNIT - A connector unit which is less liable to skew and easy to be manufactured. A PC-side connector comprises first and second PC-side contacts and a PC-side housing holding the contacts. A dock-side connector comprises first and second dock-side contacts and a dock-side housing holding the contacts. An intermediate portion connecting between contact and terminal portions of each first PC-side contact and an intermediate portion connecting between contact and terminal portions of each second PC-side contact have respective crank shapes. An intermediate portion connecting between contact and terminal portions of each first dock-side contact have approximately the same shape and length as the intermediate portion of each second PC-side contact. An intermediate portion connecting between a contact portion and a terminal portion of each second dock-side contact have approximately the same shape and length as the intermediate portion of each first PC-side contact.03-18-2010
20110250800BOARD TO BOARD CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING IMPROVED PLUG AND RECEPTACLE CONTACTS - A board to board connector assembly (10-13-2011
20110250795CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED TERMINATING MEANS - A cable assembly (10-13-2011
20110250794LOW PROFILE SOCKET CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS - A socket connector includes an insulative housing with a plurality of receiving holes, and a plurality of contacts received in the receiving holes. The contact has a soldering portion, and a retaining arm and a resilient arm respectively extending upwardly from the soldering portion. The retaining arm has a broken edge facing downward, which is formed by breaking a carrier from the contact.10-13-2011
20110076891CONNECTOR RECEPTACLE HOUSINGS HAVING REDUCED-WEAR FINGER CONTACTS AND REDUCED SEAM VISIBILITY - Structures, methods, and apparatus that provide connector receptacles that have a reduced tendency to scratch and otherwise mar connector inserts, have an aesthetically-pleasing appearance, and have an improved tactile response when inserts are inserted. Various examples reduce scratches and wear by utilizing domes, cylinders, balls, or other structures as finger contacts in a connector receptacle. Another example provides aesthetically-pleasing connector receptacle enclosures by forming receptacle enclosures using the same type of material, or material having the same or similar color or texture, as is used for enclosing the electronic device that includes the receptacle. Another example provides an aesthetically-pleasing receptacle enclosure by forming receptacle enclosures that are, in part or in whole, contiguous or formed with the housing.03-31-2011
20110081809PRINTED CIRCUIT HAVING GROUND VIAS BETWEEN SIGNAL VIAS - A printed circuit includes a substrate having a pair of opposite sides. A signal via extends through at least one of the sides and at least partially through the substrate between the sides. Aggressor vias extend through at least one of the sides and at least partially through the substrate between the sides. The aggressor vias are arranged in a pattern around the signal via. Linear paths are defined between the signal via and the aggressor vias. At least some of the aggressor vias are arranged along the substrate directly adjacent the signal contact. Ground vias extend through at least one of the sides and at least partially through the substrate between the sides. The ground vias are arranged around the signal via. At least one ground via is positioned along each linear path between the signal via and each of the aggressor vias that is directly adjacent the signal via.04-07-2011
20100240258Connector - The present invention relates to a connector. The connector includes: a housing; a plurality of the terminals arranged thereon for electrically contacting with a board; a pair of arms extending from two ends of the housing, respectively; a first projection and a second projection formed on each of the arms; and a metal member arranged along the length direction of each of the arms, having a hold-down portion and a first recess for engaging with the first projection with a first buffer space existing therebetween. The metal member is spaced from the second projection by a second buffer space. When the hold-down portion is soldered to a board, the first projection or the second projection may remedy overwarp of the board or the housing.09-23-2010
20110070779ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING CONTACT ARRANGEMENT ENSURING RELIABLE HIGH SPEED TRANSMISSION - An electrical connector (03-24-2011
20120276782CHARGER RECEPTACLE - A charging receptacle having a barrel and a base configured to facilitate interconnecting electrical elements of a cordset with a vehicle charging system. The barrel may be configured to facilitate alignment of the electrical elements and the base may be configured to facilitate mounting the charger receptacle to a vehicle or other device having a system reliant on electrical energy provided through the cordset.11-01-2012
20110076894LOWER PROFILE ELECTRICAL SOCKET CONFIGURED WITH WAFERS - The present invention relates to an electrical socket comprising a plurality of wafers arranged with one another in a first direction in a parallel relation, and a constraining device holding the wafers in position so as to maintain the wafers in a parallel manner. Each wafer is molded by an injected art with a number of contacts molded therein.03-31-2011
20110076895ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACT ARRANGEMENT - An electrical connector has a receiving space (03-31-2011
20110076892ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a signal blade including a first base member formed of an insulation material and a signal circuit portion formed on the first base member; a power source blade including a second base member formed of an insulation material and a power source circuit portion formed on the second base member, said power source blade further including an engaging protrusion; and a holding member formed of an insulation material and including a blade holding hole so that the engaging protrusion engages an inner surface when the power source blade is inserted into the blade holding hole.03-31-2011
20110076890ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH GROOVES RECEIVING CRUMBS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of contacts. The insulative housing defines a mating face, a mounting face opposite to the mating face and a plurality of receiving passageways running through the mating face and the mounting face. The contacts are assembled in the receiving passageways and each contact include a base portion, a pair of retaining portions extending from two opposite ends of the base portion, a pair of elastic arms extending from the retaining portions, a soldering portion extending out of the receiving passageways and a connecting portion connecting the soldering portion and the base portion. Each receiving passageway protrudes a tuber from a first inner face thereof. Free ends of the retaining portions are located at two sides of the tuber and engage with the first inner face of the receiving passageway. The tuber is spaced from the two retaining portions at two sides of the tuber. A pair of tabs defined at a free end of the tuber press against the pair of retaining portions to form a pair of receiving grooves between the two sides of the tuber and the retaining portions.03-31-2011
20110151724FEMALE RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player capable of transmitting information over a wireless connection and one or more media devices capable of receiving information over the wireless connection. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a method of wirelessly connecting the hand held media player to another device. The method includes selecting a media item on the hand held media player; selecting one or more remote recipients on the hand held media player; and transmitting the media item locally to the hand held media player, and wirelessly to the selected remote recipients. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a hand held music player that includes a transmitter for transmitting information over a wireless connection. The transmitter is configured to at least transmit a continuous music feed to one or more personal tuning devices that each include a receiver capable of receiving information from the transmitter over the wireless connection. Yet another aspect of the media player system pertains to a connector that includes a housing and a plurality of spatially separated contacts mounted within the housing. A first set of contacts are directed at a first functionality and a second set of contacts are directed at a second functionality that is different than the first functionality.06-23-2011
20110070778HIGH-SPEED PLUG CONNECTOR WITH A MOUNTING BRACKET HOLDING TERMINALS - A high-speed plug connector has an insulating housing, a mounting bracket, multiple first terminals, multiple second terminals and a shell. The first terminals are mounted on the insulating housing. The second terminals are mounted on the mounting bracket. Each terminal has a mounting section, a soldering section and a contacting section. The soldering sections are arranged in a transverse row instead of two rows to make the high-speed plug connector compact and reduce mounting surface areas of a PCB on which the soldering sections is soldered.03-24-2011
20110065328Cable assembly with new interface - A cable assembly (03-17-2011
20120034820VERTICAL CONNECTOR FOR A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - An connector assembly is provided that may be utilized for vertical applications on a circuit board. The assembly includes a housing that supports a plurality of wafers that in tern support a plurality of terminals. The housing includes a base and a nose and can have two slots in the nose and the terminals extend to both slots. A guide frame can be positioned on the housing to help support the housing. The terminals can be arranged in a row on both sides of the two slots. The tails of the terminals can be configured with respect to the slots so as to provide desirable performance.02-09-2012
20080248696MEDICAL ELECTRICAL LEAD CONNECTION SYSTEMS AND METHODS - An electrical connection assembly of a medical device includes at least one conductive sidewall mounted in a fixed position to a module base; the sidewall may be electrically coupled to a feedthrough wire. The assembly further includes at least one resilient member to apply a spring force against a connector element of a lead connector when the connector element is positioned adjacent to the conductive sidewall. The spring force of the resilient member causes electrical coupling between the connector element and the conductive sidewall.10-09-2008
20090004922ELECTRICAL CONNECTION SYSTEM HAVING WAFER CONNECTORS - An electrical connection system comprises a connector shell and a plurality of wafer connectors that plug into the connector shell. Each wafer connector holds a plurality of electric terminals that are attached to ends of electric cables, and a lock bar that is attached to the connector shell to retain the wafer connectors in the connector shell. The connector shell has an upper wall, a lower wall and side walls that are spaced apart to define a stack of wafer connector compartments that extends from the upper wall to the lower wall, an uppermost compartment being defined in part by the upper wall and an lowermost compartment being defined in part by the lower wall. The side walls each have slots in their confronting surfaces for each compartment in the stack of wafer connector compartments for locating a wafer connector in each compartment, the slots being longitudinal and open ended so that a wafer connector can be inserted longitudinally into each compartment from an insertion end of the shell.01-01-2009
20100093223ENERGY STORAGE MODULE INCLUDING A CONNECTOR HAVING UNIQUE PIN CONFIGURATION - An energy storage module includes a motherboard and a connector that may convey power, ground, and I/O signals to and from the motherboard. The connector includes a non-metallic housing that includes a plurality of sections, each having a corresponding connector contact portion. A first contact portion includes a first non-metallic protrusion and a first plurality of metallic blade contacts positioned thereon, and the first metallic blade contacts may convey backup power. A second contact portion includes a second non-metallic protrusion and a second plurality of metallic blade contacts positioned thereon, and the second metallic blade contacts may convey a circuit ground return path for the backup power. Further, a third contact portion includes a third non-metallic protrusion and a plurality of metallic pin contacts positioned thereon, and the metallic pin contacts may convey input/output (I/O) signals, input power, and a circuit ground return path for the input power.04-15-2010
20090318032CONNECTION APPARATUS FOR PARALLEL RUNNING GENERATORS - In an apparatus for connecting two generators to run in parallel, having plugs connectable to each generator output socket, an output socket connected to an electrical load, conductive paths that connect the plugs to the output socket while merging to a common path at a junction before the output socket, and a switching circuit that opens/closes the conductive paths, there are equipped with a connecting path that interconnects the conductive paths before the junction, a dummy load installed at the connecting path and current sensors installed at each conductive path. Disconnection of the plug from the socket is detected from the detected currents and the conductive paths are opened not to connect the generators to the electrical load, thereby preventing an output of the other of the generators from appearing at the terminals of the disconnected plug, and further preventing misjudging current change of the instantaneous no load condition as plug disconnection.12-24-2009
20110151723ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING CONTACT TERMINALS WITH DEFLECTIVE ARMS FACING EACH IN TWISTED MANNER - An electrical connector (06-23-2011
20100285696CONNECTOR HAVING A SECURING ANTI-PLUGGING FRONT GRID - The invention relates to an electrical connector including a housing for electrical contacts having a plugging face and a front grid to be mounted onto the plugging face of the housing according to a plugging axis, the housing including a series of locking members that lock the contacts in place, the front grid including mounting arrangements arranged for allowing the mounting of the front grid onto the housing from a closed position into a closed position only if the contacts are locked in place in the housing, and at least one retractable stop member arranged for stopping the plugging of the counterpart connector with the connector as long as the front grid is not in the closed position, wherein the or each retractable stop member is arranged such that its retraction in the closed position of the front grid can be caused by a sole force exerted thereon in a direction substantially parallel to the plugging axis.11-11-2010
20090186528Electrical connector - The present invention discloses an electrical connector, including a housing, a base body with its front end extending to form a tongue, whose one surface is disposed with a plurality of first terminal slots and whose other surface is disposed with a plurality of second terminal slots, with the first and second terminal slots being alternately arranged in a top/down fashion; a first terminal assembly; and a second terminal assembly; such that when the above components are assembled, a display port plug or a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) plug can be plugged therein and all or some of the terminals of the first and second terminal assemblies are used to achieve electrical connection.07-23-2009
20110256777ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING A CAN HOUSING AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An electronic device (10-20-2011
20110177722ELECTRICAL CONTACT, SET OF ELECTRICAL CONTACT, PRODUCT AND ASSEMBLY COMPRISING SUCH AN ELECTRICAL CONTACT, ITS METHOD OF MANUFACTURE AND METHOD OF ELECTRICAL CONNECTION - The electrical contact includes a wire crimping portion receiving an electrical wire, a circumferential power contact portion for connection with a complementary contact. The power contact portion includes a body mechanically retained on the wire crimping portion and spring legs extending from the body and to be contacted with the complementary contact. The electrical contact further includes an electrically insulating cover covering said spring legs.07-21-2011
20110177721CABLE CONNECTING APPARATUS - A cable connecting apparatus comprises a plug type connector having a connectively engaging portion provided with a plurality of plug contacts which are arranged on each of first and second opposite surfaces of the connectively engaging portion to be connected with cables and a receptacle type connector having a housing on which an opening through which the connectively engaging portion of the plug type connector is inserted is formed at an end portion of the housing and a plurality of receptacle contacts arranged in the housing, wherein each of the receptacle contacts is provided with a pair of contacting points for coming into press-contact with the plug contact respectively on both sides of the first and second surfaces of the connectively engaging portion of the plug type connector and a distance from the end portion of the housing to one of the contacting points is different from a distance from the end portion of the housing to the other of the contacting points.07-21-2011
20110159740CAGE FOR ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY USING THE CAGE - A cage for shielding and handling electrical connectors, the cage has a pair of sidewalls each having a first and second longitudinal portions. A transverse link pierce joins the first longitudinal portions to form a single piece. Support members extend from the sidewalls and disposed in the space between the second longitudinal portions. A portion of the electrical connector is seated onto the support members, with the mounting portions of the contact terminals of the connector exposed. The electrical connector can be carried and positioned onto a PCB during the assembling process, by handling the cage only. The electrical connector is movable relative to the cage along vertical direction when contact terminals are brought into contact with the PCB to ensure the coplanary of contact terminals and PCB circuits. The present invention ensures the positioning accuracy of the connector onto the PCB and eases handling and assembling process.06-30-2011
20110256776HORIZONTALLY CONFIGURED CONNECTOR WITH EDGE CARD MOUNTING STRUCTURE - A connector has a plurality of mating blades in the form of circuit cards, arranged horizontally in a vertical stack. The circuit cards are supported in a vertical array in mating portions of the connector and are enclosed by sidewalls of the mating portions. In order to support the circuit cards, the sidewalls of each mating portion are slotted and the circuit cards are provided with mounting wings that extend outwardly therefrom and which are received in the slots. Reentrant notches are provided in the circuit cards adjacent where the wings extend out from the bodies of the circuit cards.10-20-2011
20110053427ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING TWO INSULATIVE RETAINERS FOR POSITIONING TERMINALS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing (03-03-2011
20110053426LOWER PROFILE ELECTRICAL CONTACT AND ELECTRICAL SOCKET USING THE SAME - An electrical contact comprises a blade serving a number of retaining portions thereon; and a spring arm extending parallel to the blade and attached to the blade by a curved portion so that a contacting space is formed between the spring arm and the blade for receiving and engaging with a pin leg of an electronic component. The electrical contact has a lower profile. The electrical socket incorporated with such contacts is benefited with low profile suitable for compact and thin applications.03-03-2011
20110028044FLAT PIN OF NETWORK JACK AND METHOD FOR GILDING THE SAME - A flat pin of a network jack and a method for gilding the same are provided. A body of the flat pin has a single surface which has a front end and a back end in the gilding method. The method includes the steps of gilding a metal layer on the front end, and electroplating continuously from the front end to the back end on the single surface at all times. The single surface is fully covered by the metal layer.02-03-2011
20100285697CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY FOR AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE AND PROCESS FOR MAKING - A connector circuit assembly for use in an implantable medical device, and a method of making the assembly that includes a core portion formed of a thermoplastic material using either an injection molding process or a machining process. This core portion is adapted to be fitted with at least one electrically-conductive circuit component such as a connector member, a set-screw block, or a conductive jumper member. In one embodiment of the invention, the core portion includes multiple receptacles or other spaces that are adapted to be loaded with the various circuit components. The core assembly is positioned into a second-shot mold assembly, and a second thermoplastic material is injected into the mold so that the second thermoplastic material extends over and adheres to the core portion and the circuit component.11-11-2010
20110117787USB CONNECTOR - A USB connector is adapted to a USB receptacle in compliance with two different USB standards including a first USB standard and a second USB standard. The USB connector includes a first USB plug and a second USB plug. The first USB plug is in compliance with the first USB standard, and the second USB plug integrated with the first USB plug is in compliance with the second USB standard. The second USB plug is detachably connected to the first USB plug.05-19-2011
20110136390LED SOCKET ASSEMBLY - A socket assembly includes sockets ganged together to form a pod with each of the sockets comprising a socket housing having a first end and a second end. The socket housing has a receptacle and a power track routed along the socket housing between the first and second ends. The power track has a positive rail and a negative rail. The sockets also comprises an anode on the socket housing at the receptacle being electrically connected to the positive rail and a cathode on the socket housing at the receptacle being electrically connected to the negative rail. The power tracks of adjacent sockets within the pod are electrically connected together to form a power circuit. Light emitting diode (LED) packages are received in corresponding receptacles of the sockets, and each LED package has a first contact and a second contact configured to be coupled to the anode and cathode, respectively, when the LED package is received in the corresponding receptacle. Each LED package has a base and an LED mounted to the base and being electrically connected to the first and second contacts. Optionally, the anode may be electrically connected to the positive rail via at least one of the other sockets. The cathode may be electrically connected to the negative rail via at least one of the other sockets.06-09-2011
20110275249ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH CONDUCTORS HAVING DIVERGING PORTIONS - An electrical connector that includes a dielectric housing and at least one pair of signal conductors adapted to mate with a printed circuit board. The pair of signal conductors include first and second conductors. The first conductor includes a first mating portion, a first contact portion remote from the first mating portion, and a the intermediate portion therebetween. The second conductor includes a second mating portion, a second contact portion remote from the second mating portion, and a second intermediate portion therebetween. Each of the first and second mating portions define a mating portion axis and each of the first and second contact portions define a contact portion axis. The contact portion axes are offset from the mating portion axis.11-10-2011
20100330847ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH ELASTIC LEAD SECTIONS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a pair of contacts. The insulative housing defines a mating face, a rear face opposite to the mating face, and a receiving cavity between and running through the mating face and the rear face. The contacts are retained in two opposite sides of the receiving cavity and each defining a contacting portion, a retaining portion extending backward from the contacting portion and at least a terminal portion extending from the contacting portion. A pair of elastic pieces integrally extend backward from the mating face of the insulative housing to the receiving cavity and free ends of the contacting portions resist on the elastic piece. The elastic pieces shift away from the receiving cavity under a condition that a mating electrical connector is inserted in the receiving cavity and press against the elastic pieces. The contacts are wider than the elastic pieces.12-30-2010
20100330845ELELCTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING BLADE CONTACTS CONTACTING WITH RIB PORTIONS PROJECTING FROM BOTTOM SURFACE OF HOUSING - An electrical connector includes a base housing and a plurality of blade contacts. The housing includes a base wall, a back wall and a pair of opposing side walls protruding from three edges of the base wall and commonly defining a concave part. Each of the blade contacts includes a fixing portion embedded in the back wall and a contacting portion seated in the concave part. The base wall defines a plurality of rib portions projecting form a bottom surface of the concave part and bottom edges of the contacting portions of the plurality of contacts being in contact with the rib portions.12-30-2010
20100330844HIGH DENSITY CONNECTOR FOR HIGH SPEED TRANSMISSION - The high-density connector for high-speed transmission comprises a female connector having a connector body formed with a plurality of contact accommodating concave portions and a plurality of female contacts, and a male connector having a connector body and a plurality of male contacts. The female contacts are arranged in zigzag in a plurality of rows such that adjacent female contacts in a front-back direction are diagonally positioned to each other. Contact portions of the male contacts are arranged in zigzag in a plurality of rows corresponding to the arrangement of the female contacts. Among the rows of the female contacts, two adjacent rows in the front-back direction are rows of a pair of signal line contacts, and one row on either side in the front-back direction of the pair of signal line contacts is a row of a ground contact.12-30-2010
20100173529ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS - An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing having a base portion, a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion, the tongue portion being thinner than the base portion; a metal shell attached to the base portion to enclose the tongue portion to define a receiving room therebetween; a plurality of contacts including a plurality of first contacts and a plurality of second contacts, the first contacts each defining a first contacting arm and a first soldering leg, the second contacts each defining a second contacting arm and a second soldering leg; and wherein the first soldering legs and the second soldering legs are arranged in one row, the contacts at least include a first pair of differential contacts adjacent to each other, a second pair of differential contacts adjacent to each other, a pair of ground contacts adjacent to each other and positioned between the first pair of differential contacts and the second pair of differential contacts.07-08-2010
20110076889ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - An electrical connector assembly includes a housing having a base and contact towers extending forward from the base. The base has an outer perimeter defined between a front and a rear of the base, and the base has a latch extending forward from the base generally parallel to and spaced apart from the towers such that a gap is defined between a bottom of the latch and a top of the towers. Flanges extend upward from the top of the towers and at least partially block the gap. Contacts are held by the housing, where the contacts extend into the contact towers for mating with mating contacts of a mating connector.03-31-2011
20100068943Interface connector and plug - An interface connector makes parts to be fitted by insertion hold the state where a receptacle and a plug are fitted, and removes the plug easily from the receptacle when load is applied to the plug from a direction other than the insertion direction. In the interface connector (03-18-2010
20100081337ADAPTER - Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide compatibility among incompatible accessories and portable media players. One example provides an adapter having a connector receptacle to mate with an accessory's connector insert and a connector insert to mate with a portable media player's connector receptacle. Another example provides an adapter having a direct connection between pins on the connector insert and pins on the connector receptacle that are used for compatible signals. Another example provides an adapter including a DC-to-DC converter that receives a first power supply from an accessory and provides a second power supply to a portable media player. Another translates signals using different signaling technologies. Authentication and identification circuitry may also be included. Other examples may employ wireless technologies instead of either or both the connector insert and connector receptacle.04-01-2010
20120071031CRIMP CONTACTS AND ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLIES INCLUDING THE SAME - A crimp contact including a first component that has opposite leading and trailing ends and a central axis that extends therebetween. The first component has a component wall that includes an interior surface and a wall edge. The interior surface defines a contact passage that extends along the central axis. The wall edge defines a passage opening at the trailing end. The crimp contact also includes a second component coupled to the first component. The second component includes a sheet wall that has body and sleeve portions joined together along a wall joint. The body portion is located within the contact passage and extends about the central axis to define a crimping cavity. The sleeve portion is folded over the body portion at the wall joint so that the sleeve and body portions define a radial gap therebetween. The component wall is located within the radial gap.03-22-2012
20120309234CONNECTOR - A connector includes a one-piece rubber plug (12-06-2012
20120309235Board-to-board connector - A cable connector comprises a first connector and a cable. The first connector comprises a first connector body and a first circuit board. The first circuit board has first and second surfaces, a plurality of first connection points installed on the first surface, and soldering portions of the first conductive terminals correspondingly soldered to the first connection points. The first circuit board has a plurality of second connection points on the first and second surfaces, and the cable's conducting wires are correspondingly soldered to each second connection point. The first connector comprises a first coating partially encasing the first circuit board. The first coating comprises first and second portions. The first portion encases one side of the first surface in order to encase the first connection points. The second portion encases the edge of the first and second surfaces in order to encase the second connection points.12-06-2012
20110189898Electrical Connector - An electrical connector that is capable of preventing solder wicking. In one embodiment, The electrical connector has an insulating body that includes a containing groove, a solder stop portion extended from a sidewall of the containing groove or passed through a bump stopper and connected to the sidewall; at least one conductive terminal installed in the containing groove and having a main body portion between the solder stop portion and the sidewall, a contact portion extended upwardly from both ends of the main body portion and bent to both sides of the bump stopper and the solder stop portion separately, a soldering portion extended downwardly from the main body portion and including a diffusion preventing area for separating the main body portion and the soldering portion, the diffusion preventing area being higher than the lowest point of the solder stop portion; a solder installed in the containing groove and abutted against the solder stop portion, whose side is contacted with the soldering portion. The electrical connector includes the diffusion preventing area formed on the conductive terminal by laser.08-04-2011
20110263162ELELCTRICAL CONNECTOR PLUG AND RECEPTACLE MATING WITH THE PLUG - An electrical connector plug includes a plug housing and a plurality of first contacts received in the plug housing. The plug housing defines a plug base and a pair of L-shaped tongues perpendicularly extending from the plug base. Each L-shaped tongue includes a main board and a side board perpendicular with the main board. Each first contact includes a first contacting portion exposing to a first face of the main board, a first terminal portion and a first retaining portion connecting the first contacting portion and the first terminal portion. The electrical connector plug further includes at least a pair of second plug contacts respectively secured to an outside face of the side board away from the main board and perpendicular with the first face of the main board.10-27-2011
20100055987ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH ADDITIONAL MATING PORT - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a top face, a pair of side walls, a rear face and a first receiving cavity extending upwardly and through the top face; a contact module including a first tongue portion extending into the first receiving cavity, and a number of first contacts insert molded with the first tongue portion, the first contacts being disposed on a mounting surface of the first tongue portion and exposed to the first receiving cavity, the contact module being attached to the insulative housing; a second receiving cavity into which a second tongue portion extends, the first receiving cavity being essentially narrower than the second receiving cavity communicating with the first receiving cavity, the first and the second tongue portions being parallel to each other; a number of second contacts disposed on opposite first and second surfaces of the second tongue portion, the second contacts being elastic and protruding into the second receiving cavity.03-04-2010
20120149249SOCKET AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE PROVIDED WITH SOCKET - There is provided a socket. The socket includes: a wiring substrate including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface; a plurality of connection terminals provided on the wiring substrate and each including a contact portion, wherein the connection terminals extend from the first surface of the wiring substrate; and a positioning member formed in a frame shape and provided on the wiring substrate to surround the connection terminals. The positioning member includes a sidewall plate having a plurality of holes formed therethrough.06-14-2012
20100029138CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH RETAINER FOR HOLDING CONNECTOR - A cable assembly comprises an insulative housing defining a first receiving room extending rearwardly from a front surface of the insulative housing. A first electrical connector is received into the first receiving room. A first cable is electrically connected with the first electrical connector and extends rearwardly out of the insulative housing. And a retainer is received into the first receiving room and engaged with the insulative housing, the first electrical connector is held by the retainer.02-04-2010
20100022139CONNECTOR STRUCTURE, PLUG CONNECTOR, RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE - a connector structure includes: a receptacle connector including (a) a receptacle terminal in which a receptacle contact portion is provided and (b) a housing into which a fiber material is impregnated, and in which a storage space is provided to store the receptacle contact portion; a plug connector engaged into the receptacle connector, the plug connector having a plug terminal in which a plug contact portion is provided, the plug contact portion being inserted between the receptacle contact portion and a partition wall in the storage space; and a contact inhibition member which is provided between the partition wall of the storage space and the receptacle terminal to suppress the plug contact portion from contacting the partition wall of the storage space.01-28-2010
20100022138CONNECTOR - The present invention provides a connector including an insulative body; a first differential signaling contact, disposed inside the body; a second differential signaling contact, disposed inside the body in spaced relation to and at an equal height level to the first differential contact; and a third contact, disposed inside the body, at a different height level from the differential signaling contacts, and positioned between the differential signaling contacts and offset toward one of the differential signaling contacts. The third contact includes a first overlapping portion that overlaps in plane position with the first differential signaling contact; and a second overlapping portion that overlaps in plane position with the second differential signaling contact. Overlap areas of the first and second overlapping portions relative to the first and second differential signaling contacts, respectively, are adjusted in accordance with an impedance difference between the first and second differential signaling contacts.01-28-2010
20120302103CABLE CONNECTOR - A cable connector (11-29-2012
20120302102Electrical Contact With Contact Area Geometry Enlargement - An electrical contact including a male termination end configured to be removably inserted into a female termination end of a mating contact. The male termination end having a slot between two beam sections. The slot is formed by a section of the male termination end having had material removed between the two beam sections. The two beam sections are outwardly deformed in opposite directions. The two beam sections are substantially parallel to each other along a majority of length of the male termination end.11-29-2012
20120149250Torsionally-Induced Contact-Force Conductors for Electrical Connector Systems - An electrical connector. An electrical connector a pair of cylindrical housings, one having a plurality of torsion bar conductors and a second having a plurality of ramps. Rotating the pair of housings relative to one another causes an angled tip on the torsion bar to rotate as it moves up the ramp. A land is provided to discontinue further rotation of the torsion bar tip as the housings continue to rotate.06-14-2012
20110306247COMPRESSION CONNECTOR FOR MULTI-CONDUCTOR CABLE - A multi-conductor cable connector is provided, the connector including a cable connection portion, wherein the cable connection portion receives a prepared multi-conductor cable having a plurality of conductive strands concentrically sharing a common central axis, and a multi-contact portion coupled to the cable connection portion, the multi-contact portion having a plurality of contacts non-concentrically aligned with the cable connection portion. Furthermore, an associated method is also provided.12-15-2011
20110306249ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING VERSATILE CONTACT MATING SURFACES - An electrical contact (12-15-2011
20120040567RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A receptacle connector, comprising a housing, a tongue unit, a first terminal set, a second terminal set, a third terminal set and a shield. The housing comprises a base and an assembly slot on the base. The tongue unit is assembled in the assembly slot and includes a main body and an enhanced wall. The main body has a plug in part placed on the front and back and an assembly part combined with the assembly slot. The enhanced wall is located between the plug in part and the assembly part. Each of the first terminals may have a first contact part that exposes the upper surface of the main body and a first fixed part that extends backward from the first contact part and whose front section is disposed within the main body and whose rear section bends and is disposed within the enhanced wall.02-16-2012
20110111639JOINT CONNECTOR AND WIRING HARNESS - A joint connector has a housing (05-12-2011
20120040566RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR HAVING CONTACT MODULES AND PLUG CONNECTOR HAVING A PADDLE BOARD - A receptacle connector (02-16-2012
20120040565CO-EDGE CONNECTOR - A co-edge connector (02-16-2012
20120040564Electrical Connector and A Method for Manufacturing Same - An electrical connector assembly is provided and includes a plurality of cables, each of which have a conductor, and an electrical connector having a connector housing which houses a plurality of pins/sockets, each of which are connected to a pin/socket termination, wherein each pin/socket termination is connected to a conductor of the cables. The connector further includes a thermoplastic pre-mold covering which securely covers a portion of the connector housing, the pin/socket terminations and a portion of the plurality of cables, wherein the pre-mold covering is securely attached to the portion of the connector housing, the pin/socket terminations and the portion of the plurality of cables via a pre-mold process which incorporates a mold having a control finger configured to position the cables away from the wall of the mold cavity and flow channels for injecting plastic on both sides of the control finger during the molding process.02-16-2012
20090029598Board connector, mating connector, and electronic device including the same - A board connector has a plurality of contacts, an insulator holding the plurality of contacts, and a shell covering at least a part of the insulator. Each contact has an SMT terminal to be connected to a wiring pattern on a board. The insulator has a first insulator portion extending in an X-direction and two second insulator portions each extending in a Y-direction perpendicular to the X-direction. The first insulator portion has a bottom surface and first ends in the X-direction. Each second insulator portion has second ends. Each second insulator portion extends from the first ends to the second ends, respectively. The second ends are positioned on an imaginary straight line. The first insulator portion, the second insulator portions, and the imaginary straight line define a predetermined area. The SMT terminals are held by the insulator so that the SMT terminals are positioned within the predetermined area.01-29-2009
20110318968ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR FOR IMPROVING INTENSITY OF CONTACTS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a plurality of passageways extending in a mating direction and a plurality of contacts secured in the passageways of the insulative housing. The insulative housing further defines a plurality of communicating slots extending downwardly and communicating with the passageways. Each passageway is wider than the communicating slot which is thereabove. Each contact defines a connecting portion receiving in the passageway and a contacting portion bending upwardly from the connecting portion and extending beyond the communicating slot. The connecting portion defines a pair of restricting portions respectively extending from two sides thereof in a direction perpendicular to the mating direction, the pair of restricting portions is prevented in the passageway from extending beyond the communicating slot.12-29-2011
20110318969CONNECTOR - A connector fixable on a board comprises a plurality of plug contacts and a plurality of receptacle contacts, wherein the plug contacts and the receptacle contacts are alternately arranged on a fit plane.12-29-2011
20120252279Connector And Power Management System For The Same - A connector is provide that disconnects from a power source when not in operation. The connector includes an insulation body holding a first contact and a second contact positioned adjacent thereto. The second contact is movable between a first position in contact with the first contact, and a second position spaced from the first contact to accommodate a mating connector.10-04-2012
20120058684LOW-CROSS-TALK ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a plurality of leadframe assembly, each having a leadframe housing and a plurality of contacts carried by the leadframe housing. At least a pair of adjacent leadframe assemblies includes respective first and second conductive member portions that are seated in the leadframe housing at a desired location with respect to the corresponding electrical contacts.03-08-2012
20120003875CONNECTOR - A connector having a plug connector and a receptacle connector, one of which includes a first fixed insulator, first contacts aligned in a first direction orthogonal to a connecting/disconnecting direction and each including a first resiliently deformable portion deformable in a second direction orthogonal to the connecting/disconnecting direction and the first direction, a first movable insulator supported by the first contacts, and partition walls on the first fixed insulator and/or the first movable insulator. The other of the plug connector and the receptacle connector includes a second fixed insulator, second contacts aligned in the first direction, each including a second resiliently deformable portion deformable in the first direction and contactable with one first contact, and a second movable insulator supported by the second contacts and engaged with the first movable insulator when the first and second contacts come in contact with each other.01-05-2012
20120009827Electrical Component - A surface mount type connector includes a housing, contacts and solder pieces. The contacts are secured to the housing and the solder pieces are secured to respective contacts. The solder pieces include flat sections that form a common plane across the contacts.01-12-2012
20120009825ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH BALANCED MOUNTING STRUCTURE - An electrical connector for mounting on a circuit board includes a longitudinal base and a plurality of contacts received therein. The longitudinal base includes a mating face, an assembling face opposite to the mating face for confronting with an edge of the circuit board. Each contact includes a contacting portion exploding to the mating face and a spring tail extending out of the assembling face for elastically pressing against the circuit board in a height direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction. A retention pad is secured to the housing and comprises a pressing end for elastically pressing against the circuit board to balance prepressure of the spring tails to the circuit board.01-12-2012
20120009826CIRCUIT BOARD CONNECTOR WITH DRILLING TAMPER DETECTION ARRANGEMENT - A connector (01-12-2012
20120058683SOCKET FOR ELECTRICAL PARTS - A socket for an electrical part to prevent a bad electrical connection with a circuit by preventing a deformation of a tip of a contact pin. The contact pin of the present invention comprises one terminal contacts to a terminal of the electrical part and the other terminal contacts to the circuit. When a tip of the other terminal is pressed to a substrate under a state that first and second holes of first and second holding plates are shifted each other, an upper terminal of the held portion of the other terminal contacts to a lower surface of the second holding plate, and makes the second holding plate to separate from the first holding plate against a spring force of a urging member. At this time, the portion projecting from the lower surface of the first holding plate toward the substrate moves into the first hole.03-08-2012
20120015561ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector, into which a male plug, having an insulation base, a metal housing covering the base and a connection space therebetween, may be inserted. The connector includes a plastic base, a tongue, a connection slot and two rows of connection points. The tongue is projectingly disposed at a front end of the plastic base. The slot disposed at the front end of the plastic base covers the tongue. When the plug is inserted and positioned within the slot, the tongue is inserted into the connection space. The connection points are exposed from two surfaces of the tongue. Each connection point is electrically connected to a pin extending out of the plastic base. Spaces of the slot beside the two surfaces of the tongue allow the plug to be bidirectionally inserted and positioned. When the plug is positioned within the slot, the housing does not touch the connection point.01-19-2012
20120015562Multi-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.01-19-2012
20110165797BOARD-TO-BOARD CONNECTOR - The board-to-board connector has a configuration in which first stage fitting guides (07-07-2011
20120058685PLUG-IN UNIT - A plug-in unit (03-08-2012
20120058686ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A HOUSING WITH DIFFERENT COLORS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a base portion defining a receiving cavity therein and a mating portion unitarily formed with the base portion and protruding outwardly from a front face of the base portion so as to define an insertion opening in communication with the receiving cavity. A plurality of terminals are received in the receiving cavity, each of which has a contacting portion extending rearwardly and upwardly from a position adjacent to the insertion opening. A rear cover is assembled on a rear section of the base portion and severs as a rear wall of the base portion. The insulative housing is formed by a double-colored-injection method and the mating portion and the base portion are configured as different colors. The double-colored-injection method can save an assembling process for the electrical connector, which is helpful for reducing the manufacturing cost.03-08-2012
20120156940CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS - A cable connector assembly (06-21-2012
20120058682HIGH POWER RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR - A high power receptacle connector has a first insulating housing, a second insulating housing, a first terminal, a second terminal, a third terminal and a shell. The second insulating housing is mounted on the first insulating housing and has a cylinder. The first terminal is cylindrical, surrounds the cylinder and has multiple first resilient contacting tabs and a reinforcing ring formed on front ends of the first resilient contacting tabs. The second terminal is cylindrical and mounted around the cylinder and has multiple radially protruding second resilient contacting tabs. The second resilient contacting tabs increase the contacting areas, reduce the resistance of the terminals and further improve the power of the high power receptacle connector and stably hold an external plug connector.03-08-2012
20120064777POWER RECEPTACLE WITH ENLARGED HEAT DISSIPATION PATH FORMED ON MATING FACE AND POWER CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY THEREOF - A power receptacle includes an insulative housing and a number of power contacts received in the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a base extending along a first direction and a mating portion protruding from the base. The mating portion has a first mating surface, a pair of side surfaces extending perpendicularly to the first mating surface, and a first slot recessed into the mating portion from the first mating surface. The first slot extends through the pair of side surfaces of the mating portion along the first direction. The insulative housing includes a first mounting surface opposite to the first mating surface and defines a first through hole extending therethrough which is exposed to the outside from the first mating surface.03-15-2012
20120064778CONNECTOR HOUSING INCLUDING CAVITY HAVING DRAFT ANGLE WITH RIB HAVING SAME - A connector housing includes at least one contact part chamber. At least one inside surface of the chamber contains a draft angle. The inside surface also contains at least one rib which has no inclination or a lesser inclination than that of the draft angle and extends in a longitudinal direction similar to that of the draft angle.03-15-2012
20120064775SOCKET USING CONTACT TO HOLD SOLDER BALL AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME03-15-2012
20120064776RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR HAVING A STABILIZING OUTER SHELL - A receptacle connector assembly (03-15-2012
20120171903PLUG CONNECTOR HAVING AN IMPROVED HOUSING AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME - A plug connector (07-05-2012
20120064774SOCKET WITH IMPROVED CONTACT ARRAY - An electrical connector, adapted for electrically connecting an integrated circuit package, comprises a plurality of contacts, a plurality of solder balls disposed on tails of the contacts and an insulative housing. The insulative housing defines a plurality of passageways receiving the contacts. Each contact has a retaining portion, an elastic arm and a soldering portion. The contacts positioned in two adjacent rows of passageways are arranged staggered in a back to back manner. Such arrangement of the contacts of the electrical connector allows much more contacts to be put in the insulative housing.03-15-2012
20120156939ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector that includes: an insulating body, having a plurality of receiving slots running through the insulating body, a plurality of terminals, respectively received in the receiving slots, in which the terminal has a base fixed in the receiving slot, two first abutting segments extending downwards from the base, two second abutting segments extending forwards the two first abutting segments, the two second abutting segments are exposed from the receiving slot and abut against the bottom surface of the insulating body, the width between the two second abutting segments is smaller than the diameter of a solder ball, a plurality of stop blocks, respectively disposed in the receiving slots, and a plurality of solder balls, respectively received in the receiving slots.06-21-2012
20120071033USB PLUG CABLE ASSEMBLY - A cable assembly includes a plurality of contacts, an insulation housing molded to fill and surround the contacts, a printed circuit board including a plurality of holes receiving soldering tin to electrically connect contacts to the printed circuit board, and a cover including a rectangular frame and a extending portion rearward extending from the rectangular frame to enclose a part of the printed circuit board exposed out of the insulation housing.03-22-2012
20120071034BACKBOARD AND COMMUNICATION DEVICE - A backboard is disclosed according to the embodiments of the present invention. Sockets for connecting at least two sub-racks are respectively disposed at two sides of the backboard, and the sockets include first sockets for splicing a first type of sub-cards and second sockets for splicing a second type of sub-cards. Connectors, the number of which is not smaller than that of the second sockets, are disposed at the first sockets, and connectors, the number of which is not smaller than that of the first sockets, are disposed at the second sockets. One of the connectors at the first sockets is connected to one of the connectors at each of the second sockets, and one of the connectors at the second sockets is connected to one of the connectors at each of the first sockets.03-22-2012
20120156941CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS AND SPACER - A cable connector assembly (06-21-2012
20120252281ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulation pedestal, an outer cover, an enhanced shell and a plurality of terminals partially embedded in the insulation pedestal. The insulation pedestal includes a main body and a tongue section. The enhanced shell includes a fixed side and a support side. The fixed side is embedded in the main body; and the tongue section is partially covered by the support side such that the support side can support the tongue section. The insulation pedestal is integratedly formed together with the terminals and the enhanced shell to strengthen the structure of the tongue section.10-04-2012
20120252280CONNECTOR - Two partial locks (10-04-2012
20110092107Connector - A number of the terminal rows RT04-21-2011
20110092106POWER RECEPTACLE FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A power receptacle for a portable electronic device suitable for connecting a power plug is provided. The power plug has a tubular terminal and a clamping terminal in the tubular terminal. The power receptacle includes an insulating housing, an anode terminal, and a cathode terminal. The insulating housing has a receiving cavity, and the power plug is suitable for being plug in the receiving cavity. The anode terminal disposed in the insulating housing is located at the central part of the receiving cavity. The cathode terminal disposed in the insulating housing is located at a side of the receiving cavity. During a process of plugging the power plug into the receiving cavity, the tubular terminal contacts the cathode terminal, and then the clamping terminal contacts the anode terminal, so that the power plug is electrically connected to the power receptacle.04-21-2011
20110092105CABLE CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS ENSURING RELIABLE CONNECTION WITH CABLES - A cable connector includes an insulating housing having a plurality of cavities, a plurality of contacts received in corresponding cavities of the housing, and a plurality of cables terminated to the corresponding contacts. Each contact defines an intermediate portion, a pair of side contact beams extending from two opposite sides of the intermediate portion and a tail portion extending from an opposite end of the intermediate portion. The tail portion defines a second pair of gripping wings, each gripping wing defines a first locking portion and a second locking portion connecting with the first locking portion, the first locking portion and the second locking portion have a different height.04-21-2011
20110065329CONNECTOR - A connector (03-17-2011
20110065327Electric fixture or connector - An electric fixture includes a housing having one or more orifices for engaging with conductor members each of which includes a ring member having an opening for engaging with a lead of an electrical wire, the lead of the electrical wire is easily and quickly engaged with the opening of the ring member and secured to the ring member by deforming the ring member for allowing the leads of the electrical wires to be easily and quickly and solidly connected or coupled or secured to the conductor member by the users themselves without special tools or the other mounting machines.03-17-2011
20110065326CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING A STABILIZER - A connector assembly includes a housing extending along a housing axis between a front and a rear and contact modules loaded into the housing along the housing axis through the rear. The contact modules have a body holding contacts arranged along contact planes. A stabilizer is coupled to the housing and is coupled to the contact modules to hold the contact modules such that the contact planes are parallel to the housing axis.03-17-2011
20120156938PLUG CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CIRCUIT CARD TO LOWER CROSS-TALKING THEREIN - An electrical connector includes an insulating seat loaded with a circuit card therein. The circuit card includes a mating end intended to engage with a complementary connector and a terminal end intended to connect with cables. The mating end includes a row of conductive pad exploding to a first surface thereof. The row of conductive pad includes grounding pads and pairs of differential signal pads between every two of the grounding pads. The terminal end includes a row of conductive pads corresponding connected with the conductive pads of the mating end. The circuit card further is embedded a single piece grounding bar spacing apart from the row of the conductive pads with a gap and connected with the grounding pads of the row of the conductive pads.06-21-2012
20110104954Rotation axis, digital device and USB device - The invention relates to communications technologies and discloses a rotation axis, a digital device and a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device. The rotation axis includes a sleeve, an elastic body, an indented washer, and a movable support. The sleeve includes a lip and a cylinder. The elastic body, the indented washer, and the movable support are configured sequentially around the cylinder with the lip adjacent to the elastic body along the axial direction of the cylinder beginning with the lip. A number of concave indents are configured on one end-surface of the indented washer and distributed on a circle. The end-surface of the indented washer where the concave indents are configured contacts one end-surface of the movable support. A number of protrusions are configured on the end-surface of the movable support to mate the concave indents. In the invention, a rotation axis is constituted by a few parts including a sleeve, an elastic body, an indented washer, and a movable part. Therefore, the rotation axis is characterized by simple structure, small size, low cost, and good reliability.05-05-2011
20110104953ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING OFFSET MOUNTING TERMINALS - In accordance with one embodiment, an electrical connector includes a housing that supports a plurality of electrical contacts. Each electrical contact defines a mating end and an opposing mounting end, and a plurality of mounting terminals disposed at the mounting end. The mounting terminals of each contact are arranged in at least one column extending along a longitudinal direction, such that each column is spaced along a lateral direction, and the mounting terminals of adjacent contacts are longitudinally offset.05-05-2011
20120122346LOW PROFILE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a number of electrical contacts secured to the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a pair of opposite top surface and bottom surfaces. Each electrical contact includes a retaining section received in the insulative housing, a flat offset section bending from a top end of the retaining section and extending along the top surface of the insulative housing, a soldering section bending from a bottom end of the retaining section, and a cantilevered contact arm bending downwardly from the offset section and projecting into the insulative housing.05-17-2012
20120122350BOARD-TO-BOARD-TYPE CONNECTOR - Disclosed is a board-to-board-type connector including: a female connector holder having an upper surface with an engagement opening with which a plurality of female terminals are engaged in symmetrical rows; and a male connector holder having an upper rim from which an engagement protrusion protrudes such that a plurality of male terminals are arranged in symmetrical rows and engaged with the engagement protrusion to form electrical contact with the female terminals, the male connector holding being fitted to the engagement opening of the female connector holder, wherein the female terminal includes a U-shaped receiving portion accommodated in the engagement opening and first stopper protrusions protruding toward an inside of the engagement opening from intermediate portions of both side surfaces of the receiving portion, the male terminal includes a U-shaped insertion portion formed along an outer peripheral surface of the engagement protrusion and second stopper protrusions symmetrically protruding toward an outside direction of the engagement protrusion from intermediate portions of both side surfaces of the insertion portion, and the female terminal is attached/detached to/from the male terminal by elastic deformation of the first stopper protrusions and the second stopper protrusions. Consequently, the board-to-board-type connector of the present invention is configured such that the female terminals are symmetrically deformed in the left and right directions when the female terminals are attached/detached to/from the male terminals. Thus, stresses being applied to the female terminals during attachment/detachment are distributed in the left and right directions, and therefore the engagement between the female terminals and the male terminals is stably maintained even when the connector is used over a long period of time.05-17-2012
20120122349Electrical Connector And Method For Manufacturing Electrical Connector Assembly - To provide an electrical connector in which the length at which contacts held protrude from the connector can be maintained even if the connector is deformed during processing. The electrical connector includes a plurality of contacts and a female housing. The female housing includes a mating connector receiving cavity, a receiving wall disposed along a bottom of the receiving cavity, a plurality of contact receiving passageways holding the plurality of contacts penetrating there through, and a protrusion protruding from the receiving wall into the receiving cavity.05-17-2012
20120122348CONNECTOR AND INTERFACE DEVICE - A connector and an interface device are provided. The connector includes: a plurality of contact locations having sequentially designated numbers; and a housing which houses the plurality of contact locations. The plurality of contact locations include: a first device pair contact location group which is configured to transmit data between a first pair of devices; a second device pair contact location group which is configured to transmit data between a second pair of devices; a third device pair contact location group which is configured to transmit data between a third pair of devices; and a fourth device pair contact location group which is configured to transmit data between a fourth pair of devices.05-17-2012
20120122347BOARD CONNECTOR - A board connector includes a housing (05-17-2012
20090130911Spindle motor connector and method of making the same - A spindle motor connector (05-21-2009
20110183548ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED METAL SHELL - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a plurality of terminals retained in insulative housing, and a metal shell covering the insulative housing and including an inner side wall, a rear wall spaced from the inner side wall along a front-to-back direction, and an outer side wall bent forwardly from an outer side of the rear wall. The inner side wall defines an opening, and an inclined extensive plate extending forwardly and outwardly from an edge of the opening. The outer side wall has a retaining hole, and a front plate enclosing a front side of the retaining hole. The extensive plate has a hook bending inwardly and hitching the front plate after the hook passes through the retaining hole for preventing the outer side wall from moving forwardly and overly.07-28-2011
20120164890BOARD-MOUNTED ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - A board-mounted electrical connector has an insulating housing, a first contact module, a second contact module, a spacer and a shell encasing the housing, the first and the second module and the spacer. The housing forms a main body defining a receiving space and a mating tongue extending forwardly from the main body. Each of the first and the second contact module has a first/second insert and a plurality of first/second contacts insert-molded in the first/second insert. The spacer is assembled with the first and the second contact module, and defines a plurality of through holes.06-28-2012
20120129403ELECTRIC CONNECTOR - A plug connector includes a housing that includes a plurality of step jaws and terminals that are arranged interposing adjacent step jaws. The plug connector also includes one or more terminals disposed on one or more exposed surfaces of each step jaw.05-24-2012
20120220171ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector having a housing provided with an opening through which a flat circuit device is inserted into the housing, a plurality of conductive contacts arranged on the housing for contacting with connecting terminals on the flat circuit device in the housing, and a shell member mounted on the housing and provided therein with a holding portion for holding the flat circuit device in the housing and a manipulatable releasing portion for releasing the flat circuit device from holding by the holding portion, wherein the holding portion is constituted to extend from a portion of the shell member provided for covering one of opposite plate-shaped portions of the housing into an inside of the housing and to have an engaging projection formed thereon for selectively engaging with and disengaging from the flat circuit device.08-30-2012
20120220170ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INCLUDING CONTACTS AND HOUSING RECESSES AND AIR POCKETS FOR IMPROVED IMPEDANCE - An electrical connector (08-30-2012
20120231670CONNECTOR CONVERTING DEVICE - A connector converting device includes a mounting member, a circuit board, and a cover member. A receiving space, a front opening, and a rear opening are defined in the mounting member. The circuit board includes a board body, a first socket extending from the board body, and a first connecting end. The board body is received in the receiving space. The first connecting end extends out of the mounting member via the front opening to electrically connect to a second socket. The first socket electrically connects to a cable via the rear opening. The cover member engages with the mounting member to secure board body to the mounting member.09-13-2012
20120135644TERMINAL STRIP - The invention relates to a terminal strip (05-31-2012
20120135643Low-Cross-Talk Electrical Connector - An electrical connector includes a first contact module and a second contact module adjacent the first contact module. Each contact module has a plurality of ground and signal contacts. Each ground contact and signal contact includes a mating portion, a mounting portion, and an intermediate portion extending between the mating portion and the mounting portion. In each contact module, the intermediate portions of the ground contacts are disposed in a first common plane and the intermediate portions of the signal contacts are disposed in a second common plane that is spaced from the first common plane. The first contact modules and the second contact modules are arranged such that two adjacent signal contacts of the first and second contact modules, respectively, define a differential signal pair such that the intermediate portions of the adjacent signal contacts are spaced more closely than the intermediate portions of two adjacent ground contacts of the first and second contact modules, respectively.05-31-2012
20100173530SHARABLE SOCKET STRUCTURE - A sharable socket structure includes a plastic base and rows of first and second terminals arranged in the base. The base has a common slot for accommodating two connectors with different interfaces. The slot is formed with an inserting port and a tongue is disposed in the slot. Each terminal has a contact, an extension, a fixing portion and a pin. The contacts of the first and second terminals are disposed on the tongue and electrically connected to two connectors, respectively. The contacts of the second terminals are closer to the port than the contacts of the first terminals. A step is formed between X coordinates of the contact and extension of the second terminal in a sequentially arranging direction of the terminals such that the contact of the second terminal partially overlaps with the contact of the first terminal neighboring the second terminal on the X coordinates.07-08-2010
20120252278USB CONNECTOR STRUCTURE - A USB connector structure includes an insulating body, a circuit board, a plurality of connecting terminals and a plurality of conductive terminals. The insulating body includes a through notch, a plurality of terminal slots formed at a lower edge of the through notch, and a stop plate extended forwardly from the terminal slots which forms a plurality of first openings and second openings thereon; the circuit board having a plurality of goldfingers being passed and coupled to the through notch, and the position of each goldfinger is aligned with the first opening; the connecting terminals passed to the circuit board and situated away from the goldfinger and electrically coupled to each goldfinger; each conductive terminal passed into the terminal slot and having a conducting portion at a front end which is aligned with the second opening, so as to prevent the conductive terminals from being shifted or deviated.10-04-2012
20120171902MULTI-FUNCTIONAL WIRING PLUG CONVERTER - A multi-functional wiring plug converter is provided. The converter is mainly composed of a case, connection guiding assemblies and a panel cover. A plurality of setting areas defined by the case are respectively used for installing and fixing the connection guiding assemblies, and each connection guiding assembly is composed of a connection guiding seat, a connection guiding clamp sheet and a wire-locking fixed block. A blocking portion extending from the connection guiding seat forms a plurality of fixed portions, and each fixed portion is used for fixing the connection guiding clamp sheet and the wire-locking fixed block. Therefore, when a power wire needs to be connected, it can be directly locked onto the wire-locking fixed block so that the power wire is fixed in the converter, and the converter can be sold to any region and additionally provided with a connection guiding panel which conforms to specifications of the region. In this way, the commonality of the converter is improved greatly, and meanwhile manufacturers can apply the converter to a socket of any specification, thus causing no storage pressure.07-05-2012
20120077389ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS FOR STORAGE DEVICE - An electrical connector includes an insulated housing and a plurality of contact loaded in the insulated housing. The insulated housing defines an uninterrupted longitudinal slot extending in a first direction and through a mating face in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction the slot having a first and a second inner side faces facing to each other. The first inner side defines a groove extending through the mating face in the second direction. Each contacts includes a retaining portion retained in the insulated housing, a contacting portion exposing in the slot and a tail portion. The contacting portions defines a mating orientation along which the contacting portions contact with corresponding contacts of a counter electrical connector intended to be inserted in the slot. The plurality of contacts includes a first group and a second group of contacts lined along the first side face of the slot at opposite sides of the groove, and a third group, a forth group and a fifth group of contacts lined along the second side face. The third group of contacts are aligned with the groove, the forth group of contacts faces to the first group of contacts and the fifth group of contacts faces to the second group of contacts in a third direction perpendicular to the first and second directions.03-29-2012
20120214349Networked Power And Communication Receptacle Devices - A power connector has a plate member that has a central opening therethrough, and a front side and rear side. An electrical connector member is attached to the plate member and positioned within the central opening. The electrical connector member has a base that is attached to the plate member and a plurality of power pole electrical conductors. The plurality of power pole electrical conductors comprises four power pole electrical conductors arranged in two columns wherein each column has two power pole electrical conductors. Two brackets are attached to the front side of the plate member. Each bracket is substantially perpendicular to the front side of the plate member and the electrical connector member is located between the pair of brackets. The plate member has through holes sized for receiving fasteners, so as to allow the plate member to be attached to a wall, article of furniture or other structure.08-23-2012
20120178305POWER ADAPTER HAVING A ROTATABLE PLUG - The power adapter having a rotatable plug has a body and a plug. The body has a mounting seat and two conducting terminals. The mounting seat protrudes from the body. The conducting terminals are mounted respectively on the mounting seat. The plug is mounted detachably and rotatably on the body and has two prongs, two contact pieces and a mounting recess. The contact pieces are mounted inside the plug, fixed respectively to the prongs and respectively contact the conducting terminals of the body. The mounting recess is formed in the plug and holds the mounting set of the body inside. Therefore, the plug can be selectively oriented to adjust the prongs to a suitable orientation so the body does not block receptacles. Furthermore, the plug is small in size so the power adapter can be plugged in a receptacle stably and electrical safety is enhanced.07-12-2012
20120178308ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED COVER PLATE - An electrical connector includes a base (07-12-2012
20120178307USB port - The present invention provides a USB port comprising a support pad for the support pad's both first surface and second surface compatible to the data transfer interface of the USB Series A male connector and plugged into a female socket for fewer costs spent in purchasing any device attributed to any damaged USB port or female socket in the past and a USB port plugged along a restricted direction.07-12-2012
20100273358BENDING RESISTANT MALE CONNECTOR FOR A GUIDE WIRE - During use there is a risk that a male connector for a guide wire is bent. With the present male connector (10-28-2010
20100273357CONNECTOR IN THE FIELD OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS - A connector (10-28-2010
20120178306ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector that includes: an insulating body, having a plurality of receiving holes disposed thereon, a plurality of solder balls, respectively received in one of the receiving holes, a plurality of terminals, in which each terminal has a base correspondingly received in one of the receiving holes, a first extending portion and a second extending portion extend downwards from the base, a first hook extends laterally from an end of the first extending portion, a second hook extends laterally from an end of the second extending portion, and the first hook and the second hook respectively hook a periphery of the solder ball under a horizontal center line of the solder ball.07-12-2012
20120238147CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - The present invention provides a connector assembly allowing attachment of a connector to a connector receptacle with a limited attachment space. The connector assembly includes the connector having a terminal and a connector housing, the connector receptacle having a case and a terminal portion, and a fastening member. The terminal has an electrical contact portion with a hole. The connector housing has a column portion for receiving the electrical contact portion with the hole aligned in an insertion direction of the connector. The terminal portion has a connection portion to be superposed with the electrical contact portion and has a second hole to be communicated with the hole. The case has a housing portion for supporting the connection portion so that the second hole of the connection portion is aligned with the insertion direction of the connector. The electrical contact portion and the connection portion are fastened together with the fastening member passed through the communicated hole and the second hole.09-20-2012
20120238146USB CONNECTOR - A USB connector is disclosed, which includes a first insulating body, a second insulating body, a plurality of first and second terminals, a first cover, and a second cover. A first module is defined by the first insulating body, the first terminals, and the first cover. A second module is defined the by second insulating body, the second terminals, and the second cover. The first and second modules are movably coupled relative to each other, for using independently or jointly.09-20-2012
20100304615CABLE CONNECTOR AND WIRING ASSEMBLY - A cable connector includes a connecting head, a wiring assembly and a cable. The cable is assembled with the wiring assembly, and then the wiring assembly is assembled with the connecting head, thereby forming a cable connector. The wiring assembly has a rear-half portion and a front-half portion that are connected to each other. The distal end of the rear-half portion is recessed to form a plurality of wiring ports. The interior of each wiring port is provided with a plurality of cable troughs. The cable troughs extend toward the front-half portion to form a plurality of wiring slots on the front-half portion.12-02-2010
20090081905Electrical connector - An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals received in the insulative housing. Each terminal comprises a mounting portion, an engaging portion extending upwardly from the mounting portion and at least a tail portion extending downwardly from the mounting portion. The engaging portion defines a main plate, an extending portion extending upwardly from the main plate and a resilient contacting portion extending slantways and upwardly from the main plate.03-26-2009
20100291805Stacked electrical connector with improved shell for EMI protection - A stacked electrical connector includes an upper mating port, a lower mating port, an insulative separate portion separating the upper and the lower mating ports, and an additional metal shell covering the separate portion. The upper and lower mating ports include first and second metal shells, respectively. The additional metal shell includes a main body shielding a front surface of the separate portion and a pair of side walls extending backwardly from the main body to abut against the opposite walls. At least one side wall includes a lower bending portion attached to the second metal shell in order to form a much larger grounding area for EMI protection.11-18-2010
20100291803DIFFERENTIAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED SKEW CONTROL - An electrical interconnection system with high speed, differential electrical connectors. The connector is assembled from wafers each containing a column of conductive elements, some of which form differential pairs. Skew control is provided for at least some of the pairs by providing a profile on an edge of the shorter signal conductor of the pair. The profile may contain multiple curved segments that effectively lengthen the signal conductor without significantly impacting its impedance. For connectors in which ground conductors are included between adjacent pairs of signal conductors, patterned segments of varying parameters may be included on edges of the signal conductors and ground conductors to equalize electrical lengths of all edges in a set of edges for which there is common mode or differential mode coupling as a signal propagates along each pair. Such features for skew control may be used in combination with other skew control features. The features used may vary depending on the location of the pair within the column.11-18-2010
20100291802Watertight Connector And Method Of Manufacturing The Same - A waterproof connector with sealing capability includes a connector housing with a plurality of conductive terminals mounted therein. The terminals are arranged around the perimeter of a circle with contact portions exposed at the radial outermost extents along the circle. The housing has a central opening around which the terminals are arranged and the terminals are each bent into a circular arc in their mounting on the housing. The housing is over molded around the terminal at intermediate portions thereof to provide a liquid proof barrier.11-18-2010
20120220169ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SOCKET - An electronic component socket includes a housing having a housing portion surrounded with a side wall and a bottom wall; multiple terminals to be disposed so as to pass through the bottom wall of the housing; and a metal plate configured to form at least a portion of the bottom wall of the housing, having multiple through-holes containable with the multiple terminals; with the plurality of terminals including a contact portion contactable with an electrode of an electronic component containable with the housing, and a connection portion connectable with a round of a substrate allocatable on the opposite side of the housing of the bottom wall; and with the metal plate being embedded in the housing so that a portion thereof is exposed.08-30-2012
20090305571ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED HOUSING - An electrical connector (12-10-2009
20090305572Secure and/or lockable connecting arrangement for video game system - Compatible mechanical and/or electrical connections to video game system accessories provide unique shape, design and dimensions that discourage or prevent non-compatible devices from being connected, connector configurations that allow connection only in a proper orientation to ensure electrical compatibility and eliminate the possibility of short-circuits, quick release locking arrangement firmly mechanically holds mating connectors together despite extensive movement of the game player's arms and hands, staged electrical contacting sequence provides proper signal application sequence, and wrist strap to tether handheld remote controller to hand is attached to a locking connector that mates with a connector of the remote controller.12-10-2009
20120083169CIRCUIT BOARD SOCKET WITH SUPPORT STRUCTURE - Various circuit board sockets and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. In one aspect, a method of manufacturing is provided that includes forming a socket that is operable to receive a circuit board. The socket includes a surface for seating a first portion of a circuit board, a floor and a first support structure projecting away from the floor to support a second portion of the circuit board. The support structure includes a plurality of nested frames. In another aspect, a socket with a with socket cover coupled to a socket housing is disclosed. The socket housing includes a support structure to support a portion of the socket cover.04-05-2012
20120083168SOCKET FOR HOLDING ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND FLAME SENSOR - A recessed portion is provided into which an ultraviolet detecting device is inserted, and a case is provided for holding removably in the state wherein the ultraviolet detecting device is inserted into the recessed portion. A conducting portion is provided that is connected on one end to the electrode portion of the ultraviolet detecting device and wherein the other end is led out from the case. The recessed portion is provided with first through fourth protrusions which insert into grooves that are formed in the ultraviolet detecting device.04-05-2012
20120258635VEHICLE-SIDE CONNECTOR - A vehicle-side connector (10-11-2012
20120258631CABLE END CONNECTOR - A cable end connector includes an insulative housing defines a number of contact-receiving passages penetrating therethrough, a number of conductive contacts received in the insulative housing and respectively received in the contact-receiving passages and each conductive contact including a contacting portion and a locking portion, a number of cable terminals respectively electrically connecting with the locking portion of the conductive contacts, a number of fastening members fastening the cable terminals with the conductive contacts, and a number of wires respectively electrically connecting with the cable terminals.10-11-2012
20120258632THIN SOCKET - A thin socket allowing reception of a power source through a power source input interface, said thin socket comprising a first case, a second case, a plurality of metal clamping parts and a movable part. The second case and the first case conjunctively form a first accommodating space and the movable part is movably embedded into the first accommodating space or protrudes out of the first accommodating space. The first case has a plurality of holes used for insertion of a plurality of conductive terminals in a plug. The second case has an opening whose position on the second case corresponds to the positions of the plurality of holes on the first case. The movable part movably passes through the opening on the second case and has a second accommodating space.10-11-2012
20120258636CONNECTING TERMINAL STRUCTURE, SOCKET AND ELECTRONIC PACKAGE - A connecting terminal structure includes a supporting body; a plurality of first electrode pads provided on a first side of the supporting body; a plurality of second electrode pads provided on a second side of the supporting body; a flexible substrate configured to electrically connect the first electrode pads to the second electrode pads; and a plurality of connecting terminals joined to at least one of the first electrode pads and the second electrode pads.10-11-2012
20120258633Connector Housing With Alignment Guidance Feature - An electrical connector housing including a contact locating area for locating electrical contacts; and a mating connector area configured to receive portions of a housing of a mating electrical connector. The mating connector area comprises a first wall forming a first area adjacent the contact locating area, and a second wall adjacent the contact locating area forming a second area separated from the contact locating area by the second wall. The first area and the second wall have a substantially same size and shape.10-11-2012
20120190246ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH TERMINAL ARRAY - An electrical connector is provided. The connector includes a housing having a wire end and a mating end. A terminal array extends between the wire end and the mating end of the housing. The terminal array has second terminals and first terminals. Each of the second terminals and the first terminals has a wire contact positioned at the wire end of the housing and a mating contact positioned at the mating end of the housing. The wire contact of each second terminal is positioned closer to the wire end of the housing than the wire contact of each first terminal. The mating contacts of the second terminals are positioned adjacent the mating contacts of the first terminals.07-26-2012
20120190245ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A FIRST GROUP OF TERMINALS TALLER THAN A SECOND GROUP OR LOCATED IN A NON-PARALLEL PLANE - An electrical connector is provided. The connector includes a substrate having a wire end and a mating end. The substrate has signal traces extending between the wire end and the mating end. Wire terminals are joined to the wire end of the substrate. Each of the wire terminals is electrically coupled to a signal trace. Each of the wire terminals is configured to couple to a conductor of a cable. Mating contacts are joined to the mating end of the substrate. Each of the mating contacts is electrically coupled to a signal trace so that the signal trace directs electrical signals between a wire terminal and the mating contact. The mating contacts are configured to engage a contact of a corresponding connector.07-26-2012
20090017692CONTACT, AND ELECTRIC CONNECTOR USING THE SAME - The invention provides a substantially L-shaped contact to be inserted into and held in a terminal insertion hole formed in a body of an electric connector. The contact includes a main portion to be press-fitted into a terminal insertion hole formed in a body of an electric connector; a bent portion continuous to a portion of a rear end of the main portion; a lead-out portion continuous to a rear end of the bent portion; and an extension portion projecting from a remaining portion of the rear end of the main portion in a longitudinal direction of the main portion. The extension portion serves as a pressed portion to be inserted into the terminal insertion hole together with the bent portion.01-15-2009
20090017693ELECTRIC CONNECTOR - An electric connector includes: an insulating body, having holes aligned in a widthwise direction thereof at an equal pitch distance in a plurality of levels shifted in phase and spaced apart from one another in correspondence with contacts of a mating connector; a plurality of levels of contact groups, each including L-shaped contacts with tip end sides thereof being received and retained in the holes and base end sides thereof being disposed along a rear face of the body, lead portions at rear ends of the contacts being aligned in a line in the widthwise direction at a pitch distance t; and a dielectric spacer, disposed in a blank region on the rear face of the body, the blank region being defined by adjacent ones of the contacts with base end sides thereof spaced apart at a distance “n×t,” the n being an integer not smaller than two.01-15-2009
20110124236HIGH DENSITY ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a number of electrical contacts secured to the insulative housing. Each of the contacts includes a flat plate engaging with the insulative housing, a spring arm bending and extending upwardly from a side edge of the flat plate and a solder tail extending downwardly from a lower portion of the flat plate. The spring arm has a first vertical portion connected with the body plate, an arc portion bending and extending upwardly from the first vertical portion, and a contact portion at a free end of the spring arm. Said arc portion and contact portion are located at same side of the first vertical portion.05-26-2011
20110124235ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A SOLDERING PORTION OF A HALF-BALL SHAPED - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of contacts assembled in the insulative housing. The insulative housing defines a mating face and a mounting face opposite to the mating face. A plurality of receiving passageways are extending through the mating face and the mounting face to form a first opening and a second opening. The contacts are assembled in the receiving passageways from the second opening. Each contact defines a base portion of a plate shaped retained in the second opening by a pair of barbs at two opposite first and second sides of the base portion and a pair of elastic arms extending from two opposite third and fourth sides of the base portion to the receiving passageway. The base portion protrudes a soldering portion of a half-ball shaped from an inside face facing the first opening to an outside face opposite to the inside face.05-26-2011
20110124234CONNECTOR - The present invention relates to a connector, wherein a connector is defined with an opening for connecting a USB connector. The connector is mainly assembled from a hollow casing, a first base and a second base, and two rear side walls of the hollow casing are respectively formed with a position fixing portion extending away from the opening. Moreover, after fixedly combining together the first base and the second base, two sides thereof are respectively formed with a guiding portion, which enable fixing portions extending from two sides of a printed circuit tongue to effect sliding inserted disposition. After assembly of the bases with the printed circuit tongue, then the fixing portions enable fastening to the position fixing portions. Accordingly, the bases not only enable achieving the objective of product customization, but also retaining positioning of the connector is enabled to prevent errors from occurring due to displacement.05-26-2011
20120231671Connection Module For Portable Device - A connection module for a portable device having a reduced thickness and a slimmer shape. The connection module includes a case, an upper plug connection terminal unit, and a lower plug connection terminal unit. The case includes an upper portion and a lower portion. The upper plug connection terminal unit includes a plurality of upper connection terminals disposed along the upper portion. The lower plug connection terminal unit includes a plurality of lower connection terminals disposed along the lower portion. The plurality of lower connection terminals are spaced apart from the plurality of upper connection terminals and alternately arranged at staggered positions such that the plurality of upper and lower connection terminals engage each other when positioned on a same plane.09-13-2012
20130171883POWER SUPPLY PLUG STRUCTURE - A power supply plug structure includes a hollow housing, at least two conductive poles, at least two wire connecting members and at least two snap rings. The housing includes a base body. The base body defines an opening. The conductive pole includes a main body and an insertion body connected with the main body. The main body passes through the base body, and is exposed out of the housing. The insertion body is received in the housing. The wire connecting members sleeve on the conductive poles and are positioned outside of the housing. The snap ring sleeves on the main body as the main body is exposed out of the housing and also clamps the main body to hold each conductive pole on the housing.07-04-2013
20130171884MULTIPLE-USE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electric connector comprising a housing, a tongue module, a plurality of first terminals, a plurality of second terminals and the terminals assembled in the housing and tongue, and a metal shell assembled in the housing. The tongue module is assembled in the housing, and those first terminals disposed in the tongue module by insert molding. Each first terminal has an extended part buried in the tongue module. The lower surface of the tongue module has a plurality of second terminal receiving slots between those first terminals. The pitch between the two adjacent first terminals is greater than the width of the second terminal receiving slot. The upper surface of the tongue module has a plurality of the terminal receiving slots.07-04-2013
20080299833USB SOCKET, AND GAMING MACHINE INCLUDING THE SAME - A USB socket is a receptacle for a directional USB plug including a male tongue provided with a first electrode terminal, and has first and second female tongues and a casing. The first female tongue has a second electrode terminal electrically connected to the first electrode terminal when the USB plug is inserted in a regular orientation, and is pushed with the male tongue in a direction of insertion when the USB plug is inserted in an inverted orientation. The second female tongue is pushed with the male tongue in the direction of insertion when the USB plug is inserted in the regular orientation, and has a third electrode terminal electrically connected to the first electrode terminal when the USB plug is inserted in the inverted orientation. The casing houses the first and second female tongues such that the second and third terminals are face with each other.12-04-2008
20110003514DUAL-PERSONALITY EXTENDED USB PLUGS AND RECEPTACLES USING WITH PCBA AND CABLE ASSEMBLY - An extended USB plug connector includes a connector substrate including a frontend having a first set of electrical contact pins disposed thereon and a backend having a second set of electrical contact pins disposed thereon. The first set includes a first row of electrical contact pins disposed on a top surface of the connector substrate and a second row of electrical contact pins disposed in parallel with the first row of electrical contact pins and interior to the first row of electrical contact pins, where the second row includes more electrical contact pins than the first row. The second set of electrical contact pins includes a number of electrical contact pins equal to the first row and second row of electrical contact pins in total. The second set of electrical contact pins are used to connect to corresponding electrical contact pads disposed on a printed circuit board assembly having a USB controller and flash memory devices disposed thereon.01-06-2011
20120264337Cable Connector - An assembly including an electrical wire and a plug housing forming an electrical connector. The electrical wire includes an electrical conductor and electrical insulation surrounding the electrical conductor. An end of the electrical conductor is not surrounded by the electrical insulation. The plug housing is on the end of the electrical wire. The plug housing covers a bottom of the end of the electrical conductor and covers a first portion of a front side of the end of the electrical conductor. The plug housing does not cover a top of the end and does not cover a second portion of the front side such that the top of the end and the second portion are exposed to be able to electrically contact an electrical contact of a mating electrical connector.10-18-2012
20110045706ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR, CABLE AND APPARATUS UTILIZING SAME - An electrical connector, such as a circuit board connector, 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.02-24-2011
20120270448USB CONNECTOR HAVING VERTICAL TO HORIZONTAL CONVERSION CONTACTS - Connector receptacles that provide a right-angle translation, may be readily manufactured, and may have an aesthetically pleasing appearance. One example may provide a connector receptacle having contacts that provide a right-angle translation. Another example may provide a connector receptacle having an aesthetically pleasing appearance. By inserting an injection molded housing into an over-mold, the interior of a connector may appear to be formed from a single piece of plastic or other material.10-25-2012
20110237134SIMPLIFIED CONNECTOR RECEPTACLE HOUSINGS - Structures, methods, and apparatus that provide connector receptacles that have a reduced tendency to scratch and otherwise mar connector inserts, have an aesthetically-pleasing appearance, and have an improved tactile response when inserts are inserted. Various examples reduce scratches and wear by utilizing domes, cylinders, balls, or other structures as finger contacts in a connector receptacle. Another example provides aesthetically-pleasing connector receptacle enclosures by forming receptacle enclosures using the same type of material, or material having the same or similar color or texture, as is used for enclosing the electronic device that includes the receptacle. Another example provides an aesthetically-pleasing receptacle enclosure by forming receptacle enclosures that are, in part or in whole, contiguous or formed with the housing. Another embodiment provides a connector receptacle having a housing where a portion of the housing has been removed to save space.09-29-2011
20120329335CONNECTOR - A connector according to the present invention comprises a housing and a plurality of contacts. The housing includes a mating portion having a plate shape. The mating portion projects forward and has an upper surface and a bottom surface. The plurality of contacts is held by the housing. Each of the contacts comprises a contact portion, an end portion and a flat portion. The contact portion extends in a connection direction and is exposed at the upper surface of the mating portion. The end portion is embedded in the mating portion. The flat portion forms a boundary between the contact portion and the end portion and does not projects from the upper surface. The flat portion is able to be viewed from above the upper surface of the mating portion.12-27-2012
20120322315WIRE ARRAY RUBBER CONNECTOR AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - Disclosed is a wire array rubber connector (12-20-2012
20120322314Space and Cost Efficient Incorporation of Specialized Input-Output Pins on Integrated Circuit Substrates - In some embodiments an Integrated Circuit package includes a plurality of system functional pins, at least one system functional pin depopulation zone, and at least one non-system functional pin located in the at least one functional pin depopulation zone. Other embodiments are described and claimed.12-20-2012
20100233913HIGH FREQUENCY SURGICAL DEVICE - The invention relates to a high frequency surgical device for generating high frequency energy for separating and/or coagulating of biological tissue, comprising at least one energy source and at least one output socket, into which a longitudinally extending electrically conductive plug contact of an electrosurgical instrument can be inserted, and which output socket comprises a catch for engaging an opposite catch configured in the plug contact, wherein a socket contact is electrically insulated from the catch, which socket contact is electrically connected to the energy source.09-16-2010
20120276784CONNECTOR - A connector according to the present invention comprises a housing and a plurality of contacts. The housing includes a mating portion having a plate shape. The mating portion projects forward and has an upper surface and a bottom surface. The plurality of contacts is held by the housing. Each of the contacts comprises a contact portion, an end portion and a flat portion. The contact portion extends in a connection direction and is exposed at the upper surface of the mating portion. The end portion is embedded in the mating portion. The flat portion forms a boundary between the contact portion and the end portion and does not projects from the upper surface. The flat portion is able to be viewed from above the upper surface of the mating portion.11-01-2012
20120276783CONNECTOR HAVING LEAD PINS EXTENDING FROM BOTTOM AND SIDE SURFACES THEREOF - A connector for connecting to a printed circuit board, including a connector body and a plurality of lead pins extending from the connector body and soldered onto the printed circuit board. The lead pins extend from a region including a bottom surface of the connector body and a side surface adjacent to the bottom surface, thereby overcoming the drawbacks as encountered in prior techniques including missing and poor soldering during SMT soldering process or the connector falling off from the soldering point in use.11-01-2012
20120329333CONNECTOR - An electrical connection device comprises a first connector and a second connector which are mated with each other. The first connector comprises a first insulative housing and a first terminal group. Two terminals of the first terminal group are first protruding terminals, and one other terminal of the first terminal group is a first non-protruding terminal. The second connector comprises a second insulative housing and a second terminal group. At least one terminal of the second terminal group is second protruding terminal and two other terminals of the second terminal group are second non-protruding terminals so that the number of the second protruding terminal is less than the number of the first protruding terminals. The second protruding terminal mates with one of the first protruding terminals and one of the first protruding terminals mates with a second non-protruding terminal.12-27-2012
20100203767MULTIFUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical receptacle is provided and includes an insulative housing defining a first receiving space and a second space in communication with the first receiving space and a plurality of contacts comprising audio contacts, power contacts and at least one grounding contact. The audio contacts and the at least one grounding contact are received in the first receiving space and establish a path for transmitting audio signals, while the power contacts are received in the second receiving space and corporate with the at least one grounding contact to establish a path for power supply.08-12-2010
20120329332PLUG ASSEMBLY ADAPTED TO AN ADAPTER AND A COMPUTER DEVICE - A plug assembly includes a first plug and a second plug. The first plug includes a main body whereon a first positive electrode, a first negative electrode and a first engaging portion are formed. The second plug has a chamber structure formed inside for containing the main body. A second positive electrode, a second negative electrode and a second engaging portion are formed on the chamber structure and located in positions corresponding to the first positive electrode, the first negative electrode and the first engaging structure, respectively. As the chamber structure completely contains the main body, the second positive electrode and the second negative electrode are respectively coupled to the first positive electrode and the first negative electrode, and the second engaging portion engages the first engaging portion, such that the main body is hold inside the chamber structure.12-27-2012
20120329334CONNECTOR - An assembly comprises a plug device and a receptacle device which can be mated with each other. The plug device comprises an outer housing, a first circuit board, and a plug connector. The outer housing comprises an upper housing and a lower housing having a penetrating window. The plug connector comprises an insulative body and a first terminal group. The receptacle device comprises a casing and a receptacle connector. The casing has an insertion groove communicated with an outside and is engaged with the plug device and a receiving groove located under the insertion groove and communicated with the insertion groove. The receptacle connector comprises an insulative base and a second terminal group. Electrical connections are established between the contact portions of the second terminals and contact portions of corresponding first terminals of the first terminal group when the plug device is positioned in the insertion groove.12-27-2012
20100216347CONNECTOR - A connector to be engaged with and connected to an opponent connector, the connector includes a ground plate extending in a first direction; plural signal contacts placed side by side in the first direction, the plural signal contacts being configured to come in contact with corresponding plural signal contacts of the opponent connector; and plural ground contacts placed side by side in the first direction, the plural ground contacts being configured to come in contact with corresponding plural ground contacts of the opponent connector; wherein the ground plate and the ground contacts are formed in a body by processing a single metal plate; and the opponent connector side of the ground plate and the opponent connector side of the ground contacts are electrically connected to each other.08-26-2010
20120100759ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD - An electrical connector comprises: a housing defining a plurality of walls and a receiving room surrounded by the walls, a metal shell enclosing the housing, a PCB located under the metal shell, a terminal module received in the housing and defining a plurality of terminals passing through the PCB and extending out of the metal shell and an insulative outer cover having a receiving cavity enclosing the metal shell, a block wall limiting the PCB moving forwardly and at least one convex limiting the metal shell moving rearwardly.04-26-2012
20120100758SOCKET CONNECTOR WITH CONTACT TERMINAL HAVING OXIDATION-RETARDING PREPARATION ADJACENT TO SOLDER PORTION PERFECTING SOLDER JOINT - Provided herewith a socket connector adapted to be mounted on a substrate having a conductive element is provided, and comprises an insulative housing, the housing having an exterior side adapted to face the substrate. A stamped contact is formed from a sheet of conductive material and is adapted to mate with a conductive component and extending substantially to the exterior side of the housing. The contact has a connection portion and wherein a substantially dried preparation of oxidation retarding and solder affinity deployed on the terminal portion before the contact assembled into the connector. The connector further includes a body of reflowable, electrically conductive material associated adjacent to the connection portion adjacent the exterior side of the housing.04-26-2012
20100167594ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes a positioning member; an insulated main body enclosing the positioning member from above and a plurality of terminals. Each terminal has a contact section embedded within a tongue plate of the insulated main body and an inclined section embedded partially within the positioning member via an insert-molding process. When the inclined section is further bent relative to the contact section, the uniform spacing and alignment among the terminals is maintained precisely due to the insert-molding process of the terminals in the insulated main body and the positioning member.07-01-2010
20130012074ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector is miniaturized and reduced in profile height, yet maintains strength and connection stability, uses elastic fixtures as a power source and provides stable fitting.01-10-2013
20130012072ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS HAVING OPPOSING ELECTRICAL CONTACTS - Electrical connector that includes a pair of electrical contacts. Each of the electrical contacts has a mounting portion and a flexible mating portion that is configured to electrically engage a conductive component. The mating portions of the electrical contacts are separated by a component-receiving space and oppose each other across the component-receiving space. The electrical connector also includes a spring clip that is configured to mechanically engage the mating portions and is movable with respect to the mounting portions. The spring clip has a pair of opposing clip arms and a bridge member that joins the clip arms. The clip arms are separated by a gap with the mating portions positioned therebetween. The clip arms are biased against the corresponding mating portions. The spring clip has a dielectric member that is positioned to electrically isolate at least one of the electrical contacts.01-10-2013
20130012073UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS SOCKET - An universal serial bus socket is disclosed, which comprises: a shell, disposed on a planar surface, being formed with a first surface and a second surface at positions corresponding to each other while having a slot to be formed thereon with a length extending in an extending direction forming a first included angle with respect to the planar surface; and an USB connector, being arranged inside the slot while allowing an USB jack of the USB connector to expose outside the first surface of the shell so as to be provided for an USB plug to plug in; wherein the first included angle is not equal to 90 degrees, and the USB plug is arranged to plug into the USB jack in a plug-in direction that forms a second included angle with respect to the planar surface while allowing the second included angle to be not equal to 90 degrees.01-10-2013
20120149248COMPRESSION CONNECTOR CONFIGURED WITH TWO HOUSING LIMINTED CONTACTS THEREBETWEEN - A compression connector for mounting to a print circuit board includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals received in the housing. The housing includes a first mating surface and a second mating surface opposite to the first mating surface. A number of terminal passageways are disposed between and running through the first and second mating faces. Each terminal includes a retaining section. Each of terminal passageway defines a retaining slot along a height direction orienting from the first mating surface to the second mating surface to receive the retaining section of the terminal and two limited portions at two ends of the retaining slot in the height direction so as to allow the retaining section to move in the height direction without dropping out.06-14-2012
20120149247SOCKET AND A SYSTEM OF CASCADABLE SOCKETS - The present invention relates to a socket and a system of cascadable sockets for insertion therein of electrical devices such as relays, timers or counters. The socket includes device connection means by which an electrical device may be electrically connected to the socket, and may further include terminals providing electrical contacts for connecting the electrical device to an external electrical signal or a circuit. The socket includes socket connection means, for example, in the form of a slidable connector for engaging another socket placed against it. Two or more sockets engaged in this manner may facilitate a parallel electrical connection between the electrical devices each inserted in one of the two or more sockets.06-14-2012
20120149246CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY AND MALE-SIDE CONNECTOR - On a front surface (one of opposite surfaces) 06-14-2012
20120149245Modular Analyte Measurement System with Extendable Strip Port - A modular analyte measurement system having a removable strip port module. In one embodiment, the analyte measurement system includes: an analyte meter; a removable strip port module; and a connector linking the removable strip port module to the analyte meter. The analyte meter includes: a meter housing; a receptacle formed in the meter housing; a processing circuit disposed within the housing; and an input interface within the receptacle and electrically coupled to the processing circuit. The removable strip port module includes: a module housing sized to at least partially fit within the receptacle of the analyte meter; an analyte test strip port disposed within the module housing to receive an analyte test strip via an aperture formed in the module housing; and an output interface coupled to the analyte test strip port. The connector links the output interface with the input interface.06-14-2012
20130017732METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING IMPROPER CONNECTOR SEATING OR ENGAGEMENT - Methods and apparatus for determining whether a connector is properly seated are disclosed. One such apparatus is directed to a connector including a plurality of transmission lines and a plurality of contact elements. The transmission lines include functionally coupling lines that are configured to transmit data signals. In addition, the contact elements are disposed at an end of the connector and include at least one coupling contact element that is configured to couple at least one of the functionally coupling lines to a device element. The contact elements further include at least one connection sensing contact element that is disposed toward at least one side edge of the connector and is shorter than the coupling contact element. Methods include monitoring a detection signal in a global connection loop. Other methods include comparing a detection signal to a threshold to determine whether a connector is properly seated.01-17-2013
20100124851ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED TERMINALS ARRANGEMENT - An electrical connector (05-20-2010
20110136391CONNECTOR - A connector includes plurality of terminal fittings, a terminal holding member for holding the plurality of terminal fittings, and an electric wire holding member which is attached to the terminal holding member and holds plural electric wires. The electric wire holding member has a plurality of electric wire holding parts which hold ends of the plurality of electric wires at the same spacing as intervals between the plurality of terminal fittings and also are arranged in parallel with space in a longitudinal direction of the plurality of terminal fittings, and an exposure part for exposing exposed portions of core wires of the plurality of electric wires to the outside in order to connecting the exposed portions to the plurality of terminal fittings.06-09-2011
20110159747ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING MATING INTERFACE CONFIGURED BY COMPOSITE TONGUE MEMBER - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a receiving cavity thereof, a tongue member retained to the receiving cavity, and a shell surrounding the housing. The tongue member includes first and second tongue modules interlocked with each other, the first tongue module retains a plurality of first contacts thereof and the second tongue module retains a plurality of second contacts thereof. The first tongue module defines a retaining slot at a front portion thereof and a blocking plate surrounding the retaining slot, the second tongue module defines at least one retaining portion received in the retaining slot and supported by the blocking plate.06-30-2011
20110159746UPRIGHT ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector (06-30-2011
20110159745ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED CONTACTS ARRANGEMENT - An electrical connector (06-30-2011
20110159744ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPEDANCE TUNING RIBS - An electrical connector is provided that includes a connector housing supporting a plurality of electrical contacts. The electrical contacts are edge-coupled along a column direction, and spaced apart along a row direction so as to define a space that is defined by adjacent electrical contacts along the row direction. The electrical connector includes at least one rib disposed in the space. The rib has a dielectric constant greater than air such that the dielectric constant of the space is increased with respect to a substantially identical space that is filled only with air. The increased dielectric constant reduces the impedance of the electrical connector.06-30-2011
20110159743EYE-OF-THE-NEEDLE MOUNTING TERMINAL - An electrical contact is provided having an eye-of-the-needle (EON) mounting terminal that has a reduced stub capacitance with respect to conventional eye-of-the-needle mounting terminals.06-30-2011
20110159742STRUCTURE OF BULB SOCKET OF DECORATIVE LIGHT STRING - Disclosed is a structure of bulb socket of decorative light string. The socket forms an accommodation chamber for accommodating electrical wires. The accommodation chamber has top and bottom walls respectively forming opposing channels. The electrical wires have conductive plates mounted thereto and the conductive plates are insertable, in a vertical condition, through the channels into the accommodation chamber for being subsequently received and retained in retention slots formed inside the accommodation chamber. This allows the operation of assembling the socket and the electrical wires to be performed automatically with machines.06-30-2011
20110159741CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY FEATURED WITH QUICK-RELEASE MECHANISM - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a first and second contact received in the housing. The housing defines a mating face, a rear face opposite to the mating face, and a supporting face disposed between the mating and rear faces. A mating cavity recesses from the mating face towards the supporting face and disposed therebetween, and a receiving groove recesses forwards from the rear face and runs through the supporting face to communicate with the mating cavity. The first contact is retained in the receiving groove with an elastic contacting porting running through the supporting face and projecting into the mating cavity. The second contact is retained in the housing and includes two opposite second contacting portions disposed at two opposite sides of the elastic contacting portion of the first contact. A mating connector can be rotated to disengage from the electrical connector.06-30-2011
20130023162LOW PROFILE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED TERMINALS - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a receiving cavity extending along a longitudinal direction and a plurality of stamped terminals arranged in the insulative housing along the longitudinal direction with each terminal disposed in a transverse plane perpendicularly to the longitudinal direction. Each terminal defines a retaining portion retained in the insulative housing, a contacting portion projecting into the receiving cavity, and a connecting arm connecting the retaining portion with the contacting portion, the contacting portion defines opposite first and second contacting arms upwardly extending toward each other from the connecting arm. The first contacting arm abuts against the second contacting arm when the terminal mating with a counterpart terminal so as to provide a low profile electrical connector.01-24-2013
20130178111CONNECTOR AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS SYSTEM - A connector is disclosed. The connector includes a first connection component and a second connection component. The first connection component includes two groups of contact pins and the second connection component includes two groups of corresponding pins. The two groups of contact pins are arranged in an opposite order and the two groups of corresponding pins are also arranged in an opposite order.07-11-2013
20130178112Connection Interface and Cable - The invention discloses a connection interface. The connection interface includes a first set of pins, including a plurality of pins corresponding to Universal Serial Bus (USB) 3.0 specifications; and a second set of pins, including a plurality of pins corresponding to USB 2.0 specifications; wherein the first set of pins and the second set of pins are arranged side-by-side with each other, and the second set of pins are arranged according to a front panel header definition of the USB 2.0 specifications.07-11-2013
20080214056Connector system for connecting a first part and a second part, connector assembly and device board - An assembly including a first electrical component and either a first electrical cable assembly or an alternative second electrical cable assembly. The first electrical component includes a first electrical connector having a first non-signal contact adapted to be connected to a power supply line. The first cable assembly includes a first electrical cable having a first length and a second electrical connector. The second electrical connector includes a second non-signal contact and an active electronic circuit, wherein the active electronic circuit is powered, in operation, by the power supply line of the first electrical component through the non-signal contacts. The second cable assembly includes a second electrical cable having a second shorter length and a third electrical connector, wherein the third electrical connector includes a third non-signal contact which can be connected to the first non-signal contact, wherein the third electrical connector does not comprise the active electronic circuit.09-04-2008
20130171882HDMI AUDIO-VIDEO SIGNAL SWITCHING DEVICE - An HDMI audio-video signal switching device comprises two housing bodies and a conductively connecting circuit board. Each of the housing bodies has an assembling end and a plugged end. The conductively connecting circuit board is a circuit board formed, at each end thereof corresponding to a positioning slot of each housing body, with a plugging projection sheet. Each plugging projection sheet has conductively connecting terminals. A portion of the conductively connecting circuit board between the two plugging projection sheets is set in the positioning slot, such that each plugging projection sheet and conductively connecting terminals thereon are allowed to pass through the positioning slot and then extend into a plugged hole, as well as the assembling ends of the two housing bodies are allowed to be butted and assembled together. Thereby, a more simplified structure is introduced for the HDMI audio-video signal switching device.07-04-2013
20130178110PLUG CONNECTOR - A plug connector includes an insulating housing, a plurality of first terminals, a plurality of second terminals and an artistic terminal which are inserted forward in the insulating housing. The first terminal has a first soldering portion bending sideward and then extending rearward at a rear end thereof. The second terminal has a second soldering portion bending towards one side opposite to the first soldering portion and then extending rearward at a rear end thereof. A positioning bracket is mounted to a rear of the insulating housing and has a base body with a plurality of positioning fillisters apart opened in a top surface thereof. The first soldering portions and the second soldering portions are positioned in the positioning fillisters respectively. A metal shell sheathes the insulating housing.07-11-2013
20130178113METHOD AND ADJUSTMENT DEVICE FOR ORIENTATING CONTACT PINS OF AN ELECTRIC COMPONENT AND ELECTRIC COMPONENT - The invention relates to a method (07-11-2013
20130115823CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH NEW ARRANGEMENT OF TERMINALS - A cable assembly comprises: a housing defining a receiving space; a metallic shell surrounding the housing; and a number of terminals arranged into two rows and received in the housing, each terminal defining a front mating portion and a rear terminating portion and a cable electrically connected with the plurality of terminals. The terminals are divided into several terminal groups, each terminal group comprises a pair of signal terminals and a grounding terminal located on different rows, two terminating portions of the pair of signal terminals and a terminating portions of the grounding terminal are arranged into right-angled triangular configuration in a vertical plane.05-09-2013
20130115822Electrical Connector with Soldering Sections of Contacts Exposed on a Single Side - A plug connector compatible to type-A USB 3.0 standard includes an insulative housing having a supporting portion, and a number of contacts divided into a first contact group and a second contact group on the insulative housing. The first contact group includes a number of first contacts compatible to USB 2.0 standard. The second contact group includes a number of second contacts compatible to USB 3.0 standard together with the first contacts. Each first contact and each second contact includes a flat first soldering section and a flat second soldering section, respectively. The flat first soldering sections and the flat second soldering sections are supported by and exposed on a single side of the supporting portion. As a result, cables can be easily and simultaneously soldered to the first and the second soldering sections for improving assembling efficiency.05-09-2013
20130095701EXTERNAL CONTACT PLUG CONNECTOR - The present disclosure relates generally to connectors such as audio and data connectors and in particular to low profile audio connectors that can be used in place of standard audio and data connectors currently used. The plug connector has a reduced plug length and thickness, an intuitive insertion orientation and a smooth, consistent feel when inserted and extracted from its corresponding receptacle connector. The plug connector may be characterized by a flat tip portion at its distal end, a base portion near its proximal end, a shell coupled at the base portion and a plurality of external contacts.04-18-2013
20130095700LIGHT WEIGHT HARD NOSE PLUG WITH ABRASIVE RESISTANT FACE PLATE - An electrical plug is provided for supplying electricity comprising a plug with two sections, a body section and a detachable faceplate section. The faceplate is compact and is fabricated using a hard flexible plastic which enables the faceplate to act as a cover to the plug and enhances the resistance of the plug to the wear and tear of its field uses. The faceplate can be secured onto the body of the plug without any stress cracking using screws despite the compact thickness of the faceplate.04-18-2013
20130102201SECURABLE MULTI-CONDUCTOR CABLE CONNECTION PAIR HAVING THREADED INSERT - A multi-conductor cable connector comprising a connector engagement portion including: a rotatable outer housing, an insert radially disposed within the rotatable outer housing, wherein the insert has a slot therethrough, a key feature within the rotatable outer housing, the key feature configured to fit within the slot of the insert, and a plurality of electrical contacts, wherein rotational movement of the rotatable outer housing is translated to axial movement of the threaded insert to securably engage a matingly corresponding multi-conductor cable connector. A multi-conductor cable connection pair is also provided.04-25-2013
20130102200CLOSE PROXIMITY PANEL MOUNT CONNECTORS - Close proximity panel mount connectors include a first and a second connector body, each provided with a connection interface at an interface end, a mounting flange with a planar surface at a mounting end, a fastener tab of the mounting flange provided with a tab fastener hole at a male side of the connector body and a fastener slot of the mounting flange formed at a female side of the connector body, a slot fastener hole provided through the mounting flange to the fastener tab slot. The fastener tab of the first connector body seats within the fastener slot of the second connector body when the male side of the first connector body is seated adjacent to the female side of the second connector body, coaxially aligning the tab fastener hole of the first connector body and the slot fastener hole of the second connector body.04-25-2013
20130203297PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE - A portable electronic device includes a base material, a fixing-cover and conductive terminals. The base material has first contact-pads and second contact-pads. The fixing-cover is disposed on a first surface and exposes the first contact-pads. The fixing-cover has a clamp portion. The terminals are disposed on the second contact-pads, wherein a first end of each the terminal extends out of the fixing-cover. A second end leans against the fixing-cover. A central portion is located between the two ends, wherein the bottom of the central portion bulges and contacts the corresponding second contact-pad, and the two ends can swing relatively to the base material around the bottom of the central portion as the pivot. The central portion has a positioning portion formed in direction facing the opening and the positioning portion is embedded in the opening.08-08-2013
20080200072COMMON INTERFACE FOR UNIVERSAL SERIAL BUS (USB) AND SERIAL ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY ATTACHMENT (SATA) - A Universal Serial Bus/Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (USB/SATA) common interface Includes a USB/SATA common connector plug having a pin substrate, a plurality of USB contact terminals, and a plurality of SATA contact terminals. The pin substrate is formed of a non-conductive material. The USB contact terminals are formed in a first pattern on a first surface of the pin substrate. The SATA contact terminals are formed in a second pattern which is different from the first pattern, on a second surface of the pin substrate. Therefore, the USB/SATA common interface formed with the USB contact terminals and SATA contact terminals respectively having different patterns in a single plug or in a single socket reduces a layout size of a device and saves resources.08-21-2008
20080200071System and method for a host to access an internal SATA storage device within an accessible host using an external serial ATA connection - An accessible host includes one or more internal SATA storage devices, an external SATA connector, an internal SATA port controller, an external SATA port controller, and a switching mechanism. The switching mechanism allows the accessible host to access an external storage device when the switching mechanism is in a first configuration. When the switching mechanism is in a second configuration, a second host is able to access one or more internal SATA storage devices within the accessible host.08-21-2008
20110230103POWER DISTRIBUTION UNIT INCLUDING WIRE CIRCUIT - A power distribution unit includes a first power interface, a wire circuit, connector, and a plurality of output sockets electrically connected in series. The first power interface is configured for connecting to an external main power supply. The plurality of output sockets are configured for providing an output voltage. The wire circuit is connected between the first power interface and the connector to enable that the output voltage of each output socket is in range of 180V-240V without changing the connection between each output socket and the connector.09-22-2011
20130149907I/O CONNECTOR - A connector includes an insulating housing having a rear wall of which a front side extends forward to form a tongue portion and a back side defines a concave groove in accordance with the tongue portion. The tongue portion defines a plurality of terminal grooves. A plurality of terminals each has a fixing portion fixed in a rear of the terminal groove with a rear end thereof further projecting into the concave groove, a contact portion disposed in the terminal groove, and a soldering tail stretching outside the insulating housing. A water-proof member is formed in the concave groove by injecting molten water-proof colloid in the concave groove to seal up intervals between the fixing portions of the terminals and inner sides of the rears of the terminal grooves. A metal shell is molded in the insulating housing.06-13-2013
20130149908HERMAPHRODITIC BOARD TO BOARD CONNECTOR AND ASSEMBLY THEREOF WITH OFFSET CONTACT ARRANGEMENT - A hermaphroditic board to board connector assembly (06-13-2013
20130149909CONNECTOR MODULE WITH A CONNECTING DEVICE - A connector includes a receptacle and terminal modules each inserted into the receptacle and having a base and a plurality of terminals securely extended through the base. A block is formed on a side of the base and a cutout is defined on the side of the base to structurally correspond to the block so that two adjacent bases are connected together.06-13-2013
20130149910Standard Receptacle Connector with Plug Detecting Functions and Sink-Type Receptacle Connector with Plug Detecting Functions - A standard receptacle connector has an insulating housing, multiple first terminals, multiple second terminals, a plug detecting terminal and a shell. The first and second terminals and the plug detecting terminal are mounted on the insulating housing. The shell covers the insulating housing and all of the terminals. The plug detecting terminal is capable of being connected to a controlling circuit incorporated in a PCB on which the standard receptacle connector is mounted and selectively activates the controlling circuit to provide power to an external plug connector that is inserted in and connected to the standard receptacle connector.06-13-2013
20110250799CONNECTOR HAVING A PLUG ARRANGED ABOVE A PLATE-LIKE TERMINAL - A connector includes first and second connector parts to be connected to each other. A plate-like terminal provided in the first connector part is maintained at a power supply voltage or a ground potential. A plug connected to a signal line is supported by a first insulation part provided on the plate like terminal. The plug includes a protrusion part protruding from the first insulation part. A first terminal is configured by a plate spring supported by a second insulation part provided in the second connector part. The first terminal has an extreme end part to be engaged with a side surface of the protrusion part when the first and second connector parts are connected to each other. A second terminal for power supply or ground is supported by the second insulation part to contact with the plate-like terminal when the first and second connector parts are connected to each other.10-13-2011
20110250798TERMINAL FITTING CONNECTING STRUCTURE - A connecting structure has a male terminal (10-13-2011
20110250797CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED TERMINATING MEANS - A cable assembly (10-13-2011
20110250796CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED TERMINATING MEANS - A cable assembly (10-13-2011
20110275248TELECOMMUNICATION CONNECTOR - A telecommunication connector includes a front holder having a plug port at the front and a press plate at the rear, a rear holder coupled to the rear of the front holder, a support member disposed at the front of the rear holder and extended to the top of the plug port, two rows of terminals installed at the rear holder, a flexible circuit board bent into the electric connecting plate and the extension plate, a curved portion wound across the front of the support member of the rear holder, such that the electric connecting plate is passed through the bottom of the support member and entered into the top of the plug port, and a fixing plate separately bent at rear ends of the electric connecting plate and the extension plate and pushed to the front of the rear holder by the press plate and coupled to the terminals.11-10-2011
20120258634HIGH SPEED INTERFACE SYSTEM - An interface system may be used for connecting a mother board with a peripheral device board. The interface system may include a mother interface and a daughter interface. The mother interface may establish a connection portal for the mother board, and the daughter interface may establish a connection portal for the peripheral device board. The interface system may be equipped with a socket with multi-contact surface for providing high speed, high performance, and low noise data transmission. The interface system may be ruggedized with various stabilizing mechanisms, such that it may deliver consistent and reliable performance under harsh military and/or aerospace conditions.10-11-2012
20100311278CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING A UNITARY HOUSING - A connector insert includes a unitary body, cavities extending through the body, and contacts. The body extends between mating and loading sides. The loading side is configured to engage a circuit board. The mating side is configured to mate with a peripheral connector to electrically couple the circuit board with the peripheral connector. The cavities extend through the body from the mating side to the loading side. The contacts are held in the cavities of the housing and protrude from each of the mating and loading sides to engage the circuit board and peripheral connector and to provide an electronic signal path between the circuit board and the peripheral connector. The contacts are loaded into the cavities through the loading side and retained in the body by an interference fit between the contacts and the body. The interference fit prevents the contacts from being removed from the body through the mating side.12-09-2010
20100317237Communications Connector with Improved Contacts - A communication jack is provided with plug interface contacts that have a short conductive signal pathway between a plug-jack interface and crosstalk compensation provided on a printed circuit board within the jack. Contacts of the jack are specially designed not to take a permanent set if a six-position plug or an eight-position plug is inserted into an eight-position jack. A printed circuit board in the jack is placed at an angle, shortening the conductive pathway between plug contacts and the printed circuit board.12-16-2010
20100317236CONTACT AND CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH THE CONTACT - A contact used in a cable assembly for connecting to cables includes a flat portion extending along a horizontal direction, a flat connecting portion forward extending from the flat portion, a pair of fastening arms respectively extending from two sides of the flat portion along a vertical direction and a mating portion formed by two curving pieces and respectively forwardly extending from the fastening arms; wherein said cables are soldered on the contacts.12-16-2010
20100317235CONNECTOR APPARATUS - A connector apparatus is provided having a first connector including a first contact part with first and second contact terminals connected by a first connection part and a space therebetween, the second contact terminal being bent such that the space between the first and second contact terminals becomes narrower, a second connector engageable to the first connector and including a second contact part with third and fourth contact terminals connected by a second connection part and a space therebetween, the fourth contact terminal being bent such that the space between the third and fourth contact terminals becomes wider. When the first and second connectors are engaged, the first and second contact parts are connected having the third and fourth connection terminals sandwiched between the first and second connection terminals, having the first contact terminal contact the fourth contact terminal, and having the second contact terminal contact the third contact terminal.12-16-2010
20120282816ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - An electronic component including a terminal holding unit which holds a plurality of terminals, a metallic shell which houses the terminal holding unit inside thereof, the metallic shell including an insulation opening where a connection object which connects with the terminals is inserted and contact terminals which are adjacent to the metallic shell, each of the contact terminals including a contact plane which faces an insertion direction of the connection object into the metallic shell. A plate-like leg for fixating the metallic shell to a substrate is formed at each of side surfaces of the metallic shell.11-08-2012
20120282815RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR BETWEEN CONTROLLER AND LIGHTING FIXTURE - An electrical receptacle comprises a body comprising an opening and main terminal channels that are spaced apart from each other and from the opening. Electrically conductive main connectors are disposed in the body and spaced apart from each other. The main connectors are disposed in or in alignment with the main terminal channels. A connector is disposed in the body and includes an arcuate shape in or near the opening.11-08-2012
20130183865PLUG-IN CONNECTOR - Disclosed is a plug-in connector (07-18-2013
20130183866ELECTRICAL THREE-PHASE POWER CONNECTOR - A three-phase electric power connector (07-18-2013
20130183863ELECTRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENT AND COMBINATION COMPRISING AN ELECRICAL CONNECTING ELEMENT AND COMPONENT - An electrical connecting element (07-18-2013
20110281470CABLE ASSEMBLY WITH IMPROVED TERMINATING MEANS - A cable assembly (11-17-2011
20130122753ROTATABLE PLUG-TYPE CONNECTOR - A plug-type connector for transmitting electric currents, having a plug-side end forming a plug connection with a mating plug, a cable-side end electrically and mechanically connected to a cable with a screen and at least two lines within the screen, a housing, and at least two internal conductor parts which are held at least partially within the housing by an insulating part and are electrically insulated from one another, wherein the internal conductor parts project beyond the housing in the axial direction at the plug-side end, wherein the internal conductor parts form contact areas at the plug-side end in the region in which they project beyond the housing, the contact areas being spaced apart from one another in the axial direction and making electrical contact with corresponding conductor parts in the mating plug.05-16-2013
20130122752CONNECTOR - A connector, comprising an insulative body, a plurality of conduction terminals, and a shielding shell. The tongue panel of the insulative body comprises a first surface and a second surface. The conduction terminals are arranged as first conduction terminals in the front row and second conduction terminals in the back row, the first conduction terminals comprising a first contact portion, a bending portion bent A and extended from the rear edge of the first contact portion, a first fixing portion and a first welding portion. The first surface of the tongue panel is provided with a first receiving slot for receiving the first fixing portion and a recess portion disposed at the front end of the first receiving slot, the recess portion is formed as an opening for the first contact portion to nm through the opening from the first surface to be fixed onto the second surface.05-16-2013
20110306248CONNECTOR - A connector includes a plug connector and a jack connector configured to be connected with the plug connector. The plug connector includes a plug ground electrode, and a pair of plug terminals configured to transmit electric signals and having plug terminal connecting parts formed at first ends of the plug terminals. The jack connector includes a jack ground electrode, and a pair of jack terminals configured to transmit electric signals and having jack terminal connecting parts formed at first ends of the jack terminals. The jack terminal connecting parts are configured to be inserted between the plug terminal connecting parts and brought into contact with opposing surfaces of the plug terminal connecting parts when the jack connector is connected with the plug connector.12-15-2011
20110312227ELECTRONIC APPARATUS AND CONNECTOR - According to one embodiment, a connector into which a first plug and a second plug are insertable. The connector includes a housing and a terminal portion provided in the housing. The housing includes an insertion opening part which exposes the terminal portion outside, a back part positioned at an end part opposite to the insertion opening part in the housing, and a side part provided between the insertion opening part and the back part and configured to oppose to the plug when the plug is inserted into the connector. The side part includes an inclined part which continues to the insertion opening part and is inclined such that a distance between the inclined part and the plug increases in a direction from the back part toward the insertion opening part to form a gap between the inclined part and the plug.12-22-2011
20110312226ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH A POSITION BLOCK - An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminal pins inserted into the insulative housing. The insulative housing defines a plurality of receiving passageways and a position groove communicating with the receiving passageways. Each terminal pin comprises a base portion of pole shape and a pair of wing portions extending out of two opposite side faces of the base portion. The electrical connector further includes a position block retained in the position groove. A bottom wall of the position groove and the position block abut against two opposite sides of the wing portions.12-22-2011
20110312225POWER CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED RETAINING MEMBER FOR BEING FLEXIBLY ASSEMBLED TO POWER CONTACT - A power connector includes an insulative housing, a number of power contacts secured in the insulative housing and a retaining member. The insulative housing includes a receiving space recessed from a mating surface for accommodating a complementary connector, and a mounting space in communication with the receiving space. Each power contact includes a mounting portion residing in the mounting space and a contact portion protruding into the receiving space. The retaining member is combined to the mounting portion and then received in the mounting space. The retaining member is separable relative to the mounting portion in a non-destructive manner so that both the retaining member and the power contact are easily disassembled and replaced.12-22-2011
20120003876HDMI CONNECTOR - A HDMI connector includes a metallic housing having two plates respectively extending downward from two opposite sides thereof, an insulated body mounted in the metallic housing, and a plurality of electrically conducting pins installed with the insulated body. The metallic housing has two legs each located in front of a respective one of the plates, each leg being integrally formed by cutting a portion of the metallic housing and bending the portion downward. Each leg has a base portion and a solder portion extending from the base portion to be electrically connected to a printed circuit board. The HDMI connector can save material in manufacturing and increase space availability.01-05-2012
20120028507Contact And Electrical Connector - A contact having a contact section, a pair of tabs, and a pair of springs. The contact section includes a pair of arms extending frontward while facing each other and a support bearing the pair of arms. The pair of tabs are located on left and right sides of the contact with the contact section positioned between. The pair of springs having a sheared surface and bend from both left and right sides of the support respectively. Additionally, the pair of springs first bend outwardly to right and left away from the contact section, around respective central axes extending vertically and maintain the sheared surface facing up and down. Then, the pair of springs extend backward to link to the pair of tabs, respectively, the pair of springs supporting the contact section.02-02-2012
20130196548SLIM C5/C6 COUPLER - Embodiments relate to a C5/C6 coupler having a substantially equivalent shape and size as a C7/C8 coupler. Embodiments relate to a power supply cord that provides an earth connection to the cord. Still more particularly, embodiments relate to a slim inlet that provides a make-first-and-break-last earth connection and prevents incompatible cords, different type of connectors, from being connected to the slim inlet.08-01-2013
20130196549SFP FUNCTIONALITY EXTENDER - Apparatus configured to provide a small form-factor module (SFP) that is plugged into a socket of an SFP cage with a functionality, the apparatus comprising: a connector configured to be inserted into the cage socket; functionality circuitry that is electrically connected to the connector and provides the functionality; and a socket electrically connected to the functionality circuitry configured to receive the connector of a conventional SFP module, and to electrically connect the conventional SFP to the functionality circuitry.08-01-2013
20130196551ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY HAVING REDUCED STUB LENGTH - An electrical connector includes a dielectric housing and a plurality of electrical contacts carried by the dielectric housing. The electrical contacts can each define a mating portion that is configured to mate with a complementary mating portion of a complementary electrical connector. When the electrical connector is mated with a complementary electrical connector, a plurality of contact surfaces of the mating portions can contact a complementary mating portion, so as to establish an electrical connection between the electrical connector and the complementary electrical connector.08-01-2013
20130196552Industrial Automation Technology Input/Output Module - An industrial automation technology input/output module includes a base section with a front side and a rear side, a printed circuit board, a contact strip disposed on the front side with a plurality of contact elements configured to make an electrical connection with corresponding mating contact elements of a connector strip, wherein the contact elements are electrically connected to the printed circuit board, wherein a device for forwarding a supply voltage for the printed circuit board is disposed in parallel to the contact strip, wherein the device includes a terminal point and the connector strip is formed to include a plurality of mating terminal points electrically connected to the respective mating contact elements, and wherein the supply voltage is switched to the printed circuit board via a link element that is insertable into the terminal point and the mating terminal point.08-01-2013
20130196554Method For Connecting Plug Parts Of An Electrical Plug-In Connector, And Electrical Plug-In Connector - The present application relates to a method for connecting plug parts of an electrical plug-in connector, in which on a first plug part a hollow cylindrical retaining sleeve is disposed movably in axial direction relative to the first plug part, wherein the retaining sleeve is retained in a first position biased by a bias spring and the axial relative movement is effected against the spring force, and upon connecting the plug parts, a spring element disposed on the second plug part is pressed radially outwards in a connecting intermediate state, upon further axially pushing together the plug parts, the retaining sleeve is displaced axially backwards from the first position by the spring element, and upon further pushing together the plug parts, the spring element snaps radially inwards into a recess and the backward displacement of the retaining sleeve by the spring element is terminated and the retaining sleeve is automatically again brought into the first position by the bias spring, wherein the spring element is introduced into a first clearance between an outer side of the first plug part and an inner side of the retaining sleeve before contacting the retaining sleeve for the axial displacement thereof effected by the spring element. The present application also relates to an electrical plug-in connector.08-01-2013
20130196550DIFFERENTIALLY COUPLED CONNECTOR - A connector is provided with a pair of terminals configured to provide a differential signal pair. A ground terminal is positioned on opposing sides of the differential pair. The body of the differential pair is configured so as to bring the differential pair closer together. In an embodiment, the % coupling on the differential pair is increase at least 10% more than a design where the four terminals are positioned at a constant pitch between the tail and the contact.08-01-2013
20130196553HIGH SPEED, HIGH DENSITY ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector with electrically lossy materials bridging ground members. The lossy conductive members may be formed by filling a settable binder with conductive particles, allowing the partially conductive members to be formed through an insert molding process. Connectors assembled from wafers that contain signal conductors held within an insulative housing may incorporate lossy conductive members by having filled thermal plastic molded onto the insulative housing. The lossy conductive members may be used in conjunction with magnetically lossy materials. The lossy conductive members reduce ground system do resonance within the connector, thereby increasing the high frequency performance of the connector.08-01-2013
20120034821AC ADAPTER - There is provided an AC adapter to which an external connection cable is detachable and which can easily preventing intrusion of foreign substances from an external connection connector while the cable is detached and the AC adapter is not in use. The AC adapter including a rotatable AC plug part and having a recess part configured to store the AC plug part while the AC adapter is not in use, and an insertion port of the external connection connector is arranged so as to oppose the recess part. Accordingly, the insertion port of the external connection connector is covered with the AC plug part. Therefore, it is possible to prevent intrusion of foreign substances into the external connection connector.02-09-2012
20120045944ELECTRICAL PLUG-AND-SOCKET DEVICE - An electrical plug apparatus for establishing an electrical connection by mating with a mating plug apparatus includes a housing, an electrical feed line comprising an insulating sheath, and at least one electrical contact element comprising a first end and a second end. The first end is in contact with the electrical feed line. The second end leads in a plugging direction, and is mounted in the housing and configured so as to move perpendicular to the plugging direction under an effect of an electrical mating contact element of the mating plug apparatus bearing against the second end. The at least one electrical contact element comprises a material which allows an elastic deformation movement as an effect of the electrical mating plug element.02-23-2012
20120045943ADAPTER ELEMENT FOR SERIAL DATA TRANSFER IN A VEHICLE - An adapter element for serial data transfer in a vehicle, the adapter element including a first housing part, which is designed electrically conductively and is connectable to a shield and a second housing part, which is designed electrically conductively and includes a contact element. The first housing part and the second housing part are disposed such that the second housing part is enclosed by the first housing part in a first region that extends along a longitudinal axis of the adapter element. The contact element is in electrical contact in the first region with the first housing part, and the contact element produces the electrical contact at least in part by the adapter element being configured such that accessibility to the contact element from a position exterior to the adapter element in a direction that is orthogonal to the longitudinal axis is ensured. In addition, the second housing part is surrounded on both sides of the first housing part by the first housing part inside a second region, which extends along the longitudinal axis.02-23-2012
20120058687ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR STRUCTURE WITH MULTI-POLES - An electrical connector structure with multi-poles includes an isolation body, a pole set, and a circuit connection unit. The isolation body includes a core portion and a recessed ring portion formed around the core portion. The poles include a centre pole disposed in the core portion, a first pole disposed on the inner side of the recessed ring portion, and a second pole disposed on the outer side of the recessed ring portion. The centre pole, the first pole, and the second pole each includes a main portion and a conduction portion extending from the main portion toward the rear wall of the isolation body. The circuit connection unit is disposed on the rear wall of the isolation body and includes a preformed circuit layout and a plurality of first through holes disposed corresponding to the conduction portions for electrically connecting the circuit layout with the conduction portion.03-08-2012
20120071032ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE - An electrical receptacle includes a plastic main body, a plastic tongue plate, and a circuit board. The plastic main body has a first docking space and a second docking space. The plastic tongue plate has a first surface, a second surface, and a plurality of slots. The slots run through the first surface and the second surface of the plastic tongue plate. The circuit board has a first surface, a second surface, and a plurality of grooves. The grooves run through the first surface and the second surface of the circuit board. The circuit board is accommodated within the second surface of the plastic tongue plate. Moreover, the first surface of the circuit board is arranged beside the second surface of the plastic tongue plate.03-22-2012
20120302104SOCKET WITH SEVERAL MATING PORTS - A cable assembly comprises an insulative, a plurality of contacts received in the insulative housing and a cable extending beyond the insulative housing and electrically connecting with the contacts. The insulative housing has a first mating port, a second mating port and a third mating port located on two opposite sides of the first mating port, respectively. These three ports are insulated with each other. The contacts include a first contact extending into the first mating port, a power contacts extending into the second mating port and a grounding contact extending into the third mating port, by this arrangement, the cable assembly can obtain a well signal transmission quality.11-29-2012
20120077390ELECTRICAL RECEPTACLE - An electrical receptacle includes a first plastic main body, a tongue plate structure, plural signal interface structure segments, and a second plastic main body. The second plastic main body has at least one structure segment fixing space. At least a first portion of said plural signal interface structure segments are previously accommodated and fixed within the at least one structure segment fixing space. The second plastic main body with the first portion of said plural signal interface structure segments and the first plastic main body are combined together, and assembled with the first plastic main body, the tongue plate structure and a second portion of said plural signal interface structure segments so as to produce the electrical receptacle.03-29-2012
20120083167CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY - A first connector has a housing holding a female contact. A second connector has a housing holding a male contact. The connectors are connected to each other by inserting the male contact into the female contact along an insertion direction. The female contact has a support portion and a spring portion having a contact point. The spring portion is located above the support portion in the vertical direction. The male contact is insertable between the spring portion and the support portion. The male contact has a contact portion, a tip, an upper slope and a lower slope. The contact portion contacts the contact point when the male contact is inserted into the female contact. The upper slope extends from the tip to the contact portion, sloping over a first tapering range. The lower slope extends from the tip to the contact portion, sloping over a shorter second tapering range.04-05-2012
20120094544CONNECTOR - A connector having a housing and terminals, mates with a mating connector having mating terminals. The housing has a side wall, a facing wall and a receiving depression between the side wall and the facing wall. Each terminal is installed in the receiving depression and has an attached portion attached to the housing, a first spring portion extending from the attached portion, an upward-extending portion extending from the first spring portion, an elastic support portion extending from the upward-extending portion, and a contact portion supported by the elastic support portion. The upward-extending portion has an abutting portion opposite the facing wall. The elastic support portion is bendable more easily than a spring formed with the first spring portion and the upward-extending portion. The contact portion contacts the mating terminal when the connector is mated with the mating connector and the abutting portion is pressed against the facing wall.04-19-2012
20130210284ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR - An electrical connector includes an insulating housing which defines an inserting mouth penetrating through a front side thereof and terminal grooves communicating with the inserting mouth and each extending longitudinally to penetrate rearward through the insulating housing. A plurality of electrical terminals is assembled in the terminal grooves and each has a contact arm elastically stretching into the inserting mouth and defining a contact end. The insulating housing further defines a plurality of through holes penetrating vertically therethrough to connect with the inserting mouth and arranged in accordance with the contact ends of the electrical terminals. The through holes are used to provide action space for meeting movements of the contact ends and receiving the contact ends therein, when a mating part is inserted into the inserting mouth and pressure contacts with the contact ends.08-15-2013

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