Patents Assigned to Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 8430695
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing (1) defining a base portion and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion; a plurality of terminals (2) each having a retention portion, a contacting portion extending forwardly from the retention portion and a tail portion; an insulative spacer disposed behind the base portion, and the insulative spacer (3) defining a plurality of positioning holes for the tail portions passing therethrough, respectively; and waterproof material (5) stuffing corresponding seam between the insulative spacer and the base portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chien-Jen Ting, Bin Xie
  • Patent number: 8430693
    Abstract: A cable assembly includes an insulative housing defining a front portion and a rear portion and a plurality of terminals integrally formed with the insulative housing and extending into the front portion. A substrate is located at the rear portion and connected with the terminals. A shell assembly is attached to the insulative housing and includes a first shell enclosing the front portion and a second shell substantially enclosing the rear portion of the housing. The second shell defines a front edge having a plurality of fingers thereof interengaged with the first shell. A cable has a plurality of conductors each interconnected to the substrate with respect to the contact terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jerry Wu
  • Patent number: 8433165
    Abstract: An optical-electrical hybrid transmission cable (100), comprises: an insulative layer (2); a shielding layer (3) located on an inner side of the insulative layer; an optical cable (4) disposed in the shielding layer and comprising two optical fibers (41) and an insulative sheath (42) enclosing the two optical fibers; two coaxial cables (5), a power wire (6) and a grounding wire (7) disposed in the shielding layer; and a filler (8) disposed in a center of the optical-electrical hybrid transmission cable and surrounded by the two coaxial cables, the power wire, the grounding wire and the optical cable which are arranged along a circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Wen-Du Han, Wei Yao, Pei Tsao
  • Patent number: 8430692
    Abstract: A cable assembly (100) includes an insulative cover (11, 12) defining at least one groove with a front opening; a connector (20) accommodated in the groove, the connector (20) having a terminal module (21) and a metallic shell (22) enclosing the terminal module; a cable (5) electrically coupled to the terminal module of the connector; a printed circuit board (3) received in the insulative cover and electrically connected to the metallic shell of the connector; and a conductive member (4) having a main body (41) fixed to the insulative cover, a connecting portion (42) extending forwardly from the main body and a griping portion (43) formed on a front segment of the connecting portion and griping the printed circuit board to electrically connected with the metallic shell of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fei-Yan Peng, Xian-Kui Shi, Heng Liu, Chung-Yen Yang
  • Patent number: 8430577
    Abstract: An electrical connector defining a receiving opening for receiving a corresponding plug includes an insulative housing, a number of contacts and an optical module attached to the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a tongue extending into the receiving opening and a cavity behind the receiving opening. Each contact has a retaining portion retained in the insulative housing, a contact portion extending to the tongue, a tail portion and a connecting portion connecting the retaining portion and the tail portion. The optical module is forwardly assembled into the cavity from a rear side of the insulative housing and exposed to the receiving opening. The connecting portions are offset relative to the contact portions of the corresponding contacts in a transverse direction so as to leave said cavity open rearward and allow said optical module to be assembled into the cavity from the rear side of the insulative housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zheng-Guo Sun, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8430574
    Abstract: An optical fiber connector includes a mating portion defining a coupled direction and including pairs of lenses and a pair of guiding portions. The pair of guiding portions each defines a guiding hole through a front face thereof in the coupled direction. Each guiding hole has a cross section of a polygon shape in the coupled direction and is configured with an imaginary circle perpendicular to the coupled direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hsu-Chih Liu, Wen-Yi Hsieh, Yen-Chih Chang
  • Patent number: 8430680
    Abstract: A connector includes a connector body, a cover movably attached to the connector body, and a limiting mechanism retaining the cover to the connector body. The connector has a mating port for receiving a mating connector, a tongue with a number of contacts exposed to the mating port, and an optical module forwardly exposed to a rear side of the mating port. The cover has a base to cover a front end of the mating port, and an insertion portion extending into the mating port to cover the contacts along an up to down direction and the optical module along a front to back direction. The limiting mechanism can prevent the cover from detaching from the connector body when the cover is pulled out of the mating port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zheng-Guo Sun, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8419474
    Abstract: A connector defining a receiving opening for receiving a corresponding plug, includes an insulative housing, a plurality of contacts attached to the insulative housing, and a grounding tab. The contacts include a pair of differential signal contacts. Each differential signal contact has a first retaining portion retained in the insulative housing, a first contact portion extending to the receiving opening for contacting with the corresponding plug and a first tail portion for connecting with a circuit board. The first tail portions of the differential signal contacts define a distance which is larger than that of the corresponding first contact portions. The grounding tab is retained between the first tail portions of the pair of differential signal contacts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuan-Ming Zhang, Chi-Ming Chen
  • Patent number: 8419446
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing with a plurality of passageways arranged in a matrix. A contact includes a base for securing the contact in the passageway, a spring portion and a soldering portion extending from the base. The soldering portions of the contacts laid in a row of the passageways are alternately arranged toward two opposite sides of the base to form two rows. Such array of soldering portions of the contact can improve contact density.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Chia-Wei Fan
  • Patent number: 8414310
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes a receptacle and a plug. The receptacle includes a receptacle housing and a plurality of receptacle contacts received in the housing. The housing includes a mating cavity and a mating face defined on an inner bottom of the mating cavity. Each receptacle contact includes a plate contacting section embedded on the mating face. The plug includes a plug housing inserted in the mating cavity of the receptacle and a plurality of plug contacts received in the plug housing. The housing includes a mating face confronting with mating face of the receptacle. Each plug contact includes an elastic contacting section projecting beyond the mating face of the plug to touch with the receptacle contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Yu Zhu
  • Patent number: 8414316
    Abstract: An electrical card connector (100) includes an insulating housing (1), a plurality of terminals (2) received in the insulating housing (1), an ejector (4) including a slider (40) and a pin member (42), and a metal shield (3) shielding the insulating housing (1) to define a card receiving space (6). The slider (40) is moveable relative to the housing (1) along a front-to-back direction under a controlled movement of the pin member (42).The metal shield (3) comprises a flat portion (30) over the insulating housing (1) and a pair of sidewalls (32) extending downwardly from the flat portion (30). The flat portion (30) defines a first spring arm (35) extending rearwardly into the card receiving space (6) and a second spring arm (36) extending forwardly into the card receiving space (6) for abutting against the pin member (42).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Wei-De Zhang
  • Patent number: 8403683
    Abstract: A card edge connector comprises an insulative housing defining a front mating face and a central slot recessed rearwardly from the mating face. A plurality of contacts each has a contact portion exposed into the central for mating with a complementary connector and a solder tail exposed to outside of the housing. A cover is assembled to a rear side of the housing. A spacer sandwiched between the housing and the cover along a front-to-rear direction. The spacer defines a plurality of through holes through which the solder tails of the contacts passing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ze-Lin Yao, Zhuang-Xing Li, Xue-Wu Bu
  • Patent number: 8403711
    Abstract: A PV (photovoltaic) junction box comprises a case, a lid covering the case and a plurality of terminals received within the case. The case has a bottom wall and defines a positive input port and a negative output port, and each terminal having a planar main body retained to the main body. The terminals comprise a first terminal, a second terminal, a third terminal and a fourth terminal, and the main bodies of the terminals are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhang-Lan Xue, Hong-Qiang Han, Zi-Qiang Zhu
  • Patent number: 8403700
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of terminals received in the housing. The insulative housing includes a longitudinal uninterrupted mating cavity extending in a first direction and through a front face thereof in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. A plurality of terminals is retained at a first wall of the insulating housing and comprising contacting portions exposing in the mating cavity. The uninterrupted mating cavity comprises a horizontal main slot extending in the first direction, a first auxiliary slot located at the first wall and a pair of second auxiliary slot at two opposite ends of the horizontal main slot in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yu Zhu
  • Patent number: 8403694
    Abstract: A socket connector for electrically connecting a PGA package comprises a base having at least one passageway therein, at least one contact received in the at least one passageway and a cover rotatably mounted on the base and having at least one through hole corresponding to the passageway. The socket connector has a simple structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yu-Bao Xiao, Wen He
  • Patent number: 8403681
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes an electrical connector, a chip located and a printed circuit board located at opposite sides of the anisoptropic conductive film. The electrical connector has an anisoptropic conductive film and a loading mechanism. The anisoptropic conductive film includes an adhesive and a number of conductive particles dispersed in the adhesive. The anisoptropic conductive film has conductivity only in a thicknesswise direction by pressing. The loading mechanism can exert pressure on the anisoptropic conductive film so that the chip and the printed circuit board electrically couples with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Cheng-Ching Chien, Been-Yang Liaw
  • Patent number: 8403695
    Abstract: A connector assembly (100) includes a receptacle (2) having an inwardly extending latching tab (21), and a plug connector (1) insertable into the receptacle. The plug connector includes a housing (12) defining opposite first and second sides and a pair of grooves (123), and a releasing mechanism (11) including an outwardly tilting releasing tab (110) located at the first side, a lever (114) located at the second side, and a body portion (116) formed with a pair of inverted U-shaped resilient portions (115) received in the grooves. The releasing tab is movable rearwardly, by a rearward movement of the lever through a deformation of the resilient portions, to outwardly push the latching tab for permitting an extraction of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Chien-Chiung Wang, Qing-Man Zhu, Peng Zhai
  • Patent number: 8403706
    Abstract: A cable assembly includes a plurality of contacts, an insulation housing and a metal shell assembled on the insulation housing. The insulation housing is molded outside the contacts and includes a fastening portion protruding from a rear end of an upper surface of the housing, and a pair of side arms rearward extending from the two sides of a rear surface of the fastening portion. The metal shell is assembled on the insulation housing and located behind the fastening portion. The fastening portion is substantially of U-shaped configuration with a pair of L-shaped cutout located on the two sides thereof and the two cutouts faces toward the outside. The metal shell includes a pair of clasping portions respectively frontward extending from the front surface of two side walls of the rectangular frame. The clasping portions are respectively inserted into their corresponding cutouts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jerry Wu
  • Patent number: RE44448
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) for receiving a mating plug (200) having an insulative housing (10), a set of first contacts (21), and a set of second contacts (22). The insulative housing includes a base portion (13), a wafer (14), and a latch mechanism fastened the wafer to the base portion. The electrical contacts are attached to the insulative housing and each has a contact section (214, 222) connecting with the plug and a mounting section (213, 224) extending out of the insulative housing. The contact sections of the first contacts are staggered with the contact sections of the second contacts along a mating direction of the electrical connector, and wherein the contact sections of the first contacts are closed to a front edge of the wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chong Yi, Tod M. Harlan, Richard L. Malehorn, Jia-Yong He, Terrance F. Little
  • Patent number: RE45018
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a housing member and a number of contacts attached to the housing member. The contacts include a number of first contacts and second contacts arranged side by side along a transverse direction, respectively. Each of the first and second contacts include a main portion, a contact portion and a bending portion extending from a lateral edge of the main portion. The bending portion has a narrow width in order to occupy small space of a rear wall of the housing member so that the rear wall of the housing member still has adequate area for mounting other components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chong Yi, Kuan-Yu Chen