Patents Represented by Attorney, Agent or Law Firm Wei Te Chung
  • Patent number: 8342871
    Abstract: A socket connector which includes a socket body having a plurality of contacts received therein, and a retention plate pivotally connected to a rear end of the socket body. The socket body has a substantially rectangular structure defining a rear wall, a front wall, and a pair of opposite sidewalls. Each sidewall is formed with a latching block and a pivot adjacent each other. The retention plate has a pair of latching arms in correspondence to the latching blocks and the pivots. The latching arm includes a latching section engageable with the lathing block, a lever section engageable with the pivot, and a handle at a free end thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Inventor: Andrew David Gattuso
  • Patent number: 8342890
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yu Zhu
  • Patent number: 8342870
    Abstract: A socket connector (100) comprises a socket body (5), a plurality of contacts (3) received in the socket body (5), a lid (1) movably mounted on the socket body (5) and moving up and down along a vertical direction, a moving plate (4) movably mounted upon the socket body (5) and moving along a horizontal direction and an operating lever (2) located between the lid (1) and the moving plate (4), the operating lever (2) comprises a press member (22), the press member (22) presses on the top surface of the moving plate (4) to prevent the floating of the moving plate (4) in the vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Yi Hsieh, Ke-Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 8342873
    Abstract: An electrical socket used to connecting an IC package to a printed circuit board comprises an insulative housing (2) and a plurality of contacts (1) received therein, the insulative housing (2) comprises a top surface (21), a bottom surface (22) opposite to the top surface (21) and a plurality of passageways (211) penetrated the top surface (21) and the bottom surface (22), the contact (1) comprises a body portion (10), a connecting portion (11) extending upwardly from the body portion (10) and a spring portion (12) extending horizontally from the connecting portion (11), the spring portion (12) comprises a supporting portion (120) at the end thereof touching with the insulative housing (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Fang-Jwu Liao, Ke-Hao Chen, Chun-Fu Lin
  • Patent number: 8342886
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: George Huanyi Zhang, Yu Luo, Xing-Liang Liu
  • Patent number: 8342874
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes a first and second connector and locking members. The first connector defines a mating surface and two rows of first terminals along a lateral direction. Each row is arranged along a longitudinal direction. The first terminals include elastic contacting portions projecting beyond the mating surface. The second connector defines a receiving space to receive said first connector and includes two rows of second terminals. The locking members are formed in a same shape and each comprises a retention portion and a latch portion. The first and the second connectors define at least one receiving slot between two rows of passageways and extending in the longitudinal direction, the locking members are retained in the receiving slots respectively, the locking member located in the first connector is hid in the slot and the locking member located in the second connector projecting perpendicularly beyond the bottom surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yu Zhu
  • Patent number: 8337232
    Abstract: An electrical connector for electrically connecting a central processing unit (CPU) with a plurality of electronic components assembled thereunder and conductive pins surrounding the electronic components to a printed circuit board (PCB) comprises a base having a plurality of terminals received therein for contacting with the conductive pins of the CPU, a cover mounted on the base, an actuator actuating the cover sliding along the base and a shielding frame mounted on the base. The base has a first opening and a plurality of passageways surrounding the first opening for receiving the terminals. The cover has a second opening corresponding to the first opening. The shielding frame is tightly attached to the sidewalls of the first opening and received in the first and second openings to prevent terminals from electromagnetic interference (EMI) emitted from electronic components assembled under the CPU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yen-Chih Chang
  • Patent number: 8337247
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a pair of terminals and a metallic shell retained in the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a mating portion defining a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface and a front surface connecting the first and second surfaces. A receiving space formed in the mating portion and penetrating through the front surface. The terminals include contact portions extending into the receiving space. The metallic shell includes a first wall extending forwardly, an end wall bending downwardly from a front end of the first wall and a second wall bending rearwardly from a bottom end of the end wall. The first and second walls cover the first and second surfaces of the mating portion respectively. The end wall covers the front surface and defines an opening communicating with the receiving space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Yu Zhu
  • Patent number: 8337259
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing (1) having a top wall (11) and a bottom wall (12) opposite to each other, at least one terminal slot located between the top wall and the bottom wall; a corresponding terminal (2) received in the terminal slot, and the terminal (2) having a body portion (20), a connecting portion (22) extending backwardly from the body portion and a contacting portion (29) extending forwardly from the body portion, the contacting portion (29) defining a positioning slot (28); and wherein there is a positioning member (121) located in the terminal slot and extending into the positioning slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: To-Ying Chen, Yung-Chang Cheng
  • Patent number: 8337231
    Abstract: An independent loading mechanism (ILM) for an electrical connector comprises a stiffener, a load plate and a lever pivotally mounted to two opposite sides of the stiffener. The lever stamped and bent from a metal sheet is configured with a depressing portion having a cam tab bent from one side thereof, a pair of rollers mounted onto the depressing portion, an operating portion interconnected to the depressing portion. The cam tab can press the load plate toward the stiffener. The rollers located at two sides of the cam tab can engage with the stiffener to reduce rotational friction between the stiffener and the lever when rotating the operating portion from a horizontal direction to a vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuo-Hsiu Hsu, Jia-Hau Liu
  • Patent number: 8337254
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly comprises an electrical receptacle and a complementary plug connector. The electrical receptacle has an insulative housing defining a first mating cavity with a circular mating post exposed therein and extending along a rear-to-front direction, and a second mating cavity in communication with the first mating cavity but located at a lateral side of periphery of the first mating cavity. A plurality of power terminals are received in the first mating cavity and a plurality of signal terminals are received in the second mating cavity. An electrical plug connector fills the first mating cavity and the second mating cavity at the same time when mated with the electrical receptacle. The electrical receptacle can not only mate with a conventional power plug connector but also mate with the present plug connector to transmit USB signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hao Jin
  • Patent number: 8337233
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly (100), comprises: a housing (1) having therein at least three receiving rooms (11) extending along a front-to-rear direction and communicating with an exterior; two printed circuit boards (2) received into each of receiving room and positioned in the housing; a strain relief (5) disposed in the housing; a latch mechanism assembled to an exterior surface of the housing; and engaging means (9) assembled to the housing along a vertical direction to interlock the strain relief to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jerry Wu
  • Patent number: 8333621
    Abstract: A electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (20) defining a plurality of contact slots (23) extending along a longitudinal direction, a plurality of cantilevered arms (24) extending into the contact slots, respectively, and a transversal groove (25) located in front of the cantilevered arms and communicating with the contact slots; a plurality of contacts (30) received in the contact slots, respectively, each contact having a retention portion (31), a mating portion (32) extending forwardly from the retention portion, a tail portion (33) extending backwardly from the retention portion and a connecting portion (35) connected to the mating portion, and a positioning portion (34, 34?) integrally formed with the retention portion and extending into the transversal groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: To-Ying Chen, Yung-Chang Cheng, Min-Han Lin, Kai-Li Wang
  • Patent number: 8333614
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) defining a main body (10) and a tongue plate (11) extending from the main body, and a number of terminals (2) retained in the insulative housing and being arranged in two rows. Each terminal has a contacting portion (201) extending into the tongue plate, a retaining portion (202) retained in the main body, a bending portion (22) extending from the retaining portion, and a tail portion (23) extending from the bending portion and comprising a mounting portion (231) for being mounted on a PCB. The bending portions (22) in each one of the two rows bending oppositely to the other row from the respective retaining portions. A distance between the two rows of the mounting portions (231) is greater than a distance between the two rows of the contacting portions (201). A distance between each two adjacent mounting portions (231) in each row is greater than a distance between the two respective contacting portions (201).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Feng Xiong, Hong-Qiang Han, Lun-Song Hu, Zi-Qiang Zhu
  • Patent number: 8333599
    Abstract: A modular jack (3) has an insulative housing (6), a printed circuit board (92), a number of cores (931-934) and a magnetic core (935), a number of conductive wires (936-939) respectively wind around the cores and then around the magnetic core together, and a number of grounding wires. The grounding wires has a first grounding wire having one end connected to the conductive wire and another end winding around the magnetic core for grounding, and other grounding wires respectively having one end load connected to the corresponding conductive wire and opposite end load directly connected to the first grounding wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yong-Chun Xu, Jie Zhang, Chao-Tung Huang, Xiao-Hua Liu
  • Patent number: 8308495
    Abstract: A card connector (100) comprises an insulative housing (1), a plurality of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing (1) and an ejecting mechanism (4). The insulative housing (1) defines an interface (14) in front and a receiving space (10) extending backwardly from the interface (14). The ejecting mechanism (4) comprises a slider (41), a spring (42) sandwiched between the slider (41) and the insulative housing (1), and a pole (43) for controlling the slider (41). The slider (41) defines a heart-shape groove (414) and a heart-shape block (415) located in the heart-shape groove (414). The heart-shape groove (414) includes a first slot (4141). The heart-shape block (415) includes a mucro (4154) at a rear end thereof. The mucro (4154) and the first slot (4141) define an escaping space (4153) therebetween. When the pole (43) moves aslant, the escaping space (4153) will receive the pole (43) for avoiding the pole (43) colliding with the mucro (4153).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jian-Fei Yu, Feng Zhou, Qi-Jun Zhao
  • Patent number: 8308513
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and contacts received therein. The insulative housing defines a retaining section and a mating tongue projecting beyond the retaining section perpendicularly. A plurality of terminal grooves are defined on the mating tongue and extending along a front-to-rear direction. A plurality of positioning slots are defined on the retaining section and extending along a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-rear direction and in communication with the terminal grooves respectively. Each contact comprises a contact portion secured in the terminal groove on the mating tongue and a solder tail secured in the positioning slot on the retaining section. The contacts are divided into signal contacts and grounding contacts, solder tails of said signal contacts and grounding contacts are separately located at different rows alone in the front-to-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun Hsu, Chang-Hsien Tung, Hui-Wen Yang
  • Patent number: 8308499
    Abstract: A double-deck connector assembly comprises an unitary insulating housing defining upper and lower connection ports slightly offset from each other in a front-to-back direction thereof for respectively receiving upper and lower modules therein. The upper connection port has a pair of holding arms extending from two opposite ends thereof. The lower connection port has a pair of lower latching arms extending from two opposite ends thereof. The lower latching arms extend in a same direction with the holding arms and each has a sliding slot at an outside thereof. The sliding slots can match with the holding arms to assemble the upper and lower connection ports together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Cheng-Chi Yeh
  • Patent number: 8308376
    Abstract: A plug connector (10) for mating with a receptacle connector (200) includes an insulative housing (1) having a base portion (11) and a tongue portion (12) extending forwardly beyond the base portion; a set of contacts (2) having contacting portions (211, 221) attached to the tongue portion for mating with the receptacle connector; and a metal shell (7) having a chamber (79) with the tongue portion extending therein, a plurality of openings (74) formed thereon for being locked in by a plurality of resilient fingers (2051) of the receptacle connector, and a set of embossments (76) located at front of the openings and protruding outwardly of the metal shell for interferentially engaging with the resilient fingers (2051).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chi-Nan Liao, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8303353
    Abstract: An electrical connector including an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals secured in the housing. The insulative housing defines a mating surface, an assembling surface opposite to the mating surface and a plurality of passageways penetrating through the mating surface and the assembling surface. Each passageway defines two parallel first grooves at each inside wall thereof which run through the assembling surface. A slit are located in front of the first groove and extends perpendicular to and communicates with the first grooves. The terminals are inserted into and received in the passageways from the assembling surface of the insulative housing. Each terminal includes a retention portion with barbs at lateral sides thereof The barbs of the retention portions pass through the first grooves from the assembling surface and are pressed in the slits in a first direction perpendicular to the assembly surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yu Zhu