Patents by Inventor Jia-Yong He

Jia-Yong He has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8931965
    Abstract: An optical connector includes an insulative housing, an optical module movably retained on the insulative housing, and a spring being assembled between the insulative housing and the optical module along a front to back direction. The optical module has a hemispheric projection at a rear side thereof. The spring has a first end positioned on the insulative housing and a second end ringing on the projection and resisting against a hemispheric surface of the projection. The second end moves on the hemispheric surface of the projection when the spring is compressed to move upwardly or laterally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8814443
    Abstract: A connector defining a receiving space for receiving a corresponding plug, comprises a first housing, a second housing retained to the first housing along a back to front direction, and a plurality of contacts retained in the first housing and the second housing. The first housing has a first base and a first tongue forwardly extending into the receiving space. The second housing has a second tongue jointing with the first tongue along the back to front direction to form an integral tongue plate. The integral tongue plate has a volume which is same to that of the first tongue. A front end surface of the first tongue is located at front of a front end surface of the second tongue along a front to back direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8636546
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a set of contacts (3) attached to the insulative housing, and a metal shell shielding the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a base portion (11) and a tongue portion (12) extending forwardly from the base portion. The base portion has a pair of first bumps (1124) protruding therefrom and located at two sides thereof, and a second bumps (1125) protruding therefrom and located between the first bumps. The metal shell has a pair of first notches (44) locating at two sides thereof and locking with the first bumps, and a second notch (45) located between the first notches and locking with the second bumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Hong-Bin Gong
  • Patent number: 8491200
    Abstract: An optical connector defining a receiving space for receiving a corresponding plug includes an insulative housing, an optical module mounted to the insulative housing, and a protecting mechanism assembled into the receiving space. The insulative housing has a front surface at a rear side of the receiving space. The optical module has a light receiving element located behind the front surface and forwardly exposed to the receiving space. The protecting mechanism has a door lying in a vertical plane in front of the front surface to shield the light receiving element along an insertion direction when the plug is not inserted into the receiving space, and moving downwardly out of the receiving space to unveil said light receiving element in said insertion direction when the plug is inserted into the receiving space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Hao Gu
  • Publication number: 20130143447
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2013
    Publication date: June 6, 2013
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Patent number: 8439575
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving slot (141) formed therein; an optical module (3) for transmitting optical data and being movably received in the receiving slot; a compression coil spring (4) having a first end for biasing the optical module to move in the receiving slot; a metal shell (7) shielding the insulative housing; and a sleeve (40) encircling a second end of the compression coil spring (4) opposite to the first end for retaining the compression coil spring therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • 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: 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: 8388372
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8388241
    Abstract: An optical connector defining a receiving space for receiving a corresponding plug includes an insulative housing, an optical module mounted to the insulative housing, a rotary door retained at a rear side of the receiving space and a slider engaging with the door. The optical module has a light receiving element forwardly exposed to the receiving space and shielded by the door. The slide can drive the door moving along an inserting direction, and rotating along an anticlockwise direction at the same time to make the light receiving element of the optical module be exposed to the receiving space when the plug is inserted into the receiving space and pushes the slider backwardly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • 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: 8267703
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a set of contacts (3) attached to the insulative housing, an insulator (2) retained in the insulative housing (1) and a metal shell (4) covering the insulative housing and the insulator. The insulative housing has a base portion (11) and a tongue potion (12) extending from the base portion (11). The base portion has a retaining slot (1110) and a pair of side walls (113), each side wall has a protrusion (1131) protruding outwardly from an outer face thereof. The insulator (2) is retained in the retaining slot and has a pair of side surfaces (23) facing inner faces of the side wall. At least one clearance is formed between the adjacent side surface and inner face and is corresponding to the protrusions (1131, 1132) respectively in a transverse direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Hong-Bin Gong, Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8262296
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving slot (121) formed therein and a post (1221) protruding forwardly towards the receiving slot (121); a set of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing; an optical module (3) for transmitting optical data and being movably received in the receiving slot along a front-to-back direction; and a compression coil spring (4) sandwiched between the insulative housing and the optical module, and having a front end for biasing the optical module (3) forwardly and a rear end for being retained on the post (1221).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Nan Liao, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8251593
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving slot (121) formed therein; a set of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing; an optical module (3) for transmitting optical data and being movably received in the receiving slot along a front-to-back direction; a resilient member (4) for urging the optical module moving forwardly in the receiving slot; a stopping device (124,125) for orientating the optical module backwardly and sidewardly; a resisting device (75) for orientating the optical module along a height direction of the insulative housing; and a metal shell (7,8) shielding the insulative housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chi-Nan Liao, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8251747
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a receiving cavity (10) including a first receiving cavity (12) and a second receiving cavity (13) communicating with the first receiving cavity; a set of first contacts (41) protruding into the first receiving cavity; a set of second contacts (42) exposed to the second receiving cavity; a metal shell (5) enclosing the insulative housing; and a grounding means (6) attached to the metal shell and oblique to a front face (112) of the insulative housing for abutting against a metal panel and having an opening. The opening includes a lower opening (601) with a pair of chamfers (603) on top thereof and an upper opening (602) communicating with the lower opening in a vertical direction and being essentially narrower than the lower opening (601).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20120213477
    Abstract: An optical connector includes an insulative housing, an optical module movably retained on the insulative housing, and a spring being assembled between the insulative housing and the optical module along a front to back direction. The optical module has a hemispheric projection at a rear side thereof. The spring has a first end positioned on the insulative housing and a second end ringing on the projection and resisting against a hemispheric surface of the projection. The second end moves on the hemispheric surface of the projection when the spring is compressed to move upwardly or laterally.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20120207433
    Abstract: An optical connector includes an insultive housing, an optical module movably retained on the insulative housing, a spring being assembled between the insulative housing and the optical module along a front to back direction, and a slider attached to the spring. The spring has a first end positioned on the insulative housing and a second end opposed to the first end. The slider is assembled to the second end of the spring and has a protruding arc mating surface to engage with the optical module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20120178275
    Abstract: A power connector includes an insulative housing, a power contact and a switch retained to the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a front surface, a first cavity and a second cavity recessed from the front surface. The power contact has a mating portion protruding into the first cavity. The switch has a button received in the second cavity and a connecting contact engaging with the button. The button has a lever protruding inwardly from an inner side thereof. The lever defines a through hole, and the connecting contact extends through the through hole and moves in the through hole in a pressing process of the button to make the connecting contact electrically connect or disconnect with the power contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2011
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Inventors: Chun-Yu Shen, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao
  • Patent number: 8187029
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a housing with a number of passageways, a plurality of contacts retained in the passageways, and a spacer assembly assembled to a rear side of the housing. The contacts are arranged in plural rows along an insertion direction of a mating plug. Each contact has a connecting portion extending along an up to down direction. The spacer assembly has at least two spacers stacked with each other along the up to down direction to jointly receive and position the connecting portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Chun-Ming Yu, Jia-Yong He
  • 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