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: 8133079
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing having a base portion, and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion, the base portion defining a cavity recessed from an upper surface thereof and communicating with a mating port, a bottom wall below the cavity and having a plurality of receiving slots, and a plurality of retaining slots which each is communicated with each two adjacent receiving slots. A plurality of first contacts each has a contact portion, a retaining portion extending rearwardly from the contact portion, and a pair of projections protruding outwardly from two lateral sides of the retaining portion along a transverse direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction. The retaining portions are received in the corresponding receiving slots downwardly. The projections are positioned in the corresponding retaining slots to prevent the first contacts from moving along the front-to-back direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8109790
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a base (11) and a tongue plate (12) extending beyond the base; a set of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing; and a metal shell (3) covering the insulative housing. The metal shell includes a pair of first walls (31), a pair of second walls (32) including a front wall and a back wall, and a receiving space (33) surrounded by the first walls and the second walls. The first walls have a pair of first mounting portion (315) for being mounted onto first holes of the PCB. The front wall has a pair of jointing walls (326) extending toward each other from the respective front sides of the first walls and combining with each other at a joint. The front wall has a pair of mounting legs (325) extending from the jointing walls at the joint and forming as a second mounting portion (35) for being mounted onto a second hole of the PCB.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20120009818
    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: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: ZHONG-HUA YAO, QI-SHENG ZHENG, HONG-BIN GONG, JIA-YONG HE
  • Publication number: 20120009811
    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 potion (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: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Publication date: January 12, 2012
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, ZHONG-HUA YAO, QI-SHENG ZHENG, HONG-BIN GONG
  • Patent number: 8079854
    Abstract: A connector includes an insulative housing having a mating port; and a set of first contacts; and a set of second contacts disposed in the insulative housing. The first contacts include a power contact, a first grounding contact and a first pair of differential contacts. Each of the first contacts includes a first contacting portion exposed in the mating port and a first tail portion. The second contacts include a second pair of differential contacts, a third pair of differential contacts, and a second grounding contact. Each of the second contacts includes a second contacting portion exposed in the mating port, and a second tail portion. The first and second tail portions are arranged in one row in a transverse direction wherein all of the second tail portions are located between the first tail portions of the power contact and of the first grounding contact in the transverse direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng, Zhong-Hua Yao
  • Publication number: 20110294352
    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: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: CHUN-MING YU, JIA-YONG HE
  • Patent number: 8052476
    Abstract: 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.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qi-Sheng Zheng, Zhong-Hua Yao, Jia-Yong He, Fang-Hua Shu
  • Patent number: 8052431
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a base portion and a tongue potion extending forwardly from the base portion. The base portion has a mounting surface for being mounted to a printed circuit board upwardly, and a lower surface opposite to the mounting surface. The tongue portion has an upper side face, and a lower side face opposite to the upper side face. The mounting surface and the upper side face essentially are lied in a planar surface. A plurality of contacts are received the insulative housing and have contact portions exposed upon the upper side face of the tongue portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20110269345
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing having a base portion, and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion, the base portion defining a cavity recessed from an upper surface thereof and communicating with a mating port, a bottom wall below the cavity and having a plurality of receiving slots, and a plurality of retaining slots which each is communicated with each two adjacent receiving slots. A plurality of first contacts each has a contact portion, a retaining portion extending rearwardly from the contact portion, and a pair of projections protruding outwardly from two lateral sides of the retaining portion along a transverse direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction. The retaining portions are received in the corresponding receiving slots downwardly. The projections are positioned in the corresponding retaining slots to prevent the first contacts from moving along the front-to-back direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: JIA-YONG HE
  • Publication number: 20110268396
    Abstract: An electrical connector defines a receiving space for receiving a corresponding plug and comprises an insulative housing, a plurality of contacts disposed in the insulative housing, an optical module for engaging with an optical plug, and a shell covering the insulative housing to define the receiving space. The insulative housing has a body portion and a tongue extending forwardly from the body portion into the receiving space and a mounting slot behind to the receiving space. Each contact has a contact portion exposed in the tongue, and a tail portion extending beyond the insulative housing. The optical module is forwardly assembled into the mounting slot from a rear side of the insulative housing. The insulative housing provides a step portion protruding into a rear part of the receiving space to limit a movement of the optical plug inserted into the receiving space in a top-to-bottom direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG, ZHONG-HUA YAO, YU-LONG MAO
  • Publication number: 20110269341
    Abstract: A connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1) having a mating port with therein; a set of first contacts (31) disposed in the insulative housing; and a set of second contacts (32) disposed in the insulative housing and being different from the first contacts. The first contacts include a power contact (56), a first grounding contact (51) and a first pair of differential contacts (53). Each of said first contacts includes a first contacting portion (312) exposed in the mating port and a first tail portion (315). The second contacts include a second pair of differential contacts (54), a third pair of differential contacts (55), and a second grounding contact (52). Each of said second contacts includes a second contacting portion (322) exposed in the mating port, and a first tail portion (325).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG, ZHONG-HUA YAO
  • Publication number: 20110269322
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing having a base portion and a tongue portion extending forwardly from the base portion. The base portion has a mounting surface for being mounted to a printed circuit board upwardly, and a lower surface opposite to the mounting surface. The tongue portion has an upper side face, and a lower side face opposite to the upper side face. The mounting surface and the upper side face essentially are lied in a planar surface. A plurality of contacts are received the insulative housing and have contact portions exposed upon the upper side face of the tongue portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: JIA-YONG HE, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Patent number: 8033841
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a metal shell (4), and a set of first contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing. The insulative housing has a base portion (111) and a tongue plate (112) extending forwardly from the base portion and being upright. The metal shell covers the insulative housing and forms a receiving space (41) with the tongue plate extending therein. The first contacts have first contacting portions (210) arranged in one row along a height direction of the electrical connector, first tail portions (220) extending outwardly beyond the insulative housing, and first connecting portions. The first contacts include a first pair of differential contacts (23) including an upper contact (231) and a lower contact (232) located under the upper contact. Total lengths of the upper and lower contacts (231,232) are substantially equal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: 8021195
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes an insulative housing (10) which includes a first housing (11) and a second housing (12) engaging with each other, a number of first contacts (2) insert molded in the first housing (11), and a number of second contacts (3) retained in the second housing (12). The first housing (11) has a body portion (13) and a tongue (14) extending from the body portion (13). Each first contact (2) has a first contact portion (22) extending to the tongue (14) and a first soldering portion (23) extending out of the first housing (11). Each second contact (3) has a second securing portion (31) retained on the second housing (12), a second contact portion (32) extending to the tongue (14) behind the first contact portions (22), and a second soldering portion (33) extending out of the second housing (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: 8011969
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing including a base portion and mating tongue plate protruding forwardly from the base portion; two contact modules being retained with each other and each including an insulative block, and a row of contacts being insert molded in the insulative housing, and a metal shell enclosing the insulative housing and the contact modules. A receiving space is formed between the shell and the tongue plate. The insulative blocks each defines a front portion inserted in the cavity of the insulative housing for the contact modules being retained with the insulative housing reliably.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Li-Jiang Wang, Jia-Yong He, Zhong-Hua Yao, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Publication number: 20110188818
    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: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: ZHENG-GUO SUN, JIA-YONG HE, ZHONG-HUA YAO, QI-SHENG ZHENG
  • Patent number: 7972182
    Abstract: An electrical connector has a receiving space (10) and includes an insulative housing (1) and a set of contacts. The insulative housing includes a tongue portion (12) protruding into the receiving space. The tongue portion has a mating face (14), a set of depressions (141) formed in a front region of the mating face, and a set of passageways (142) defined in a rear region of the mating face and being spaced away from the depressions. The contacts are held in the tongue portion and include a set of first and second contacts (21,22). The first contacts have elastic first contact portions (15) being movably received in the passageways and protruding beyond the mating face and into the receiving space, and first tail portions (16) opposite to the first contact portions. The second contacts have stiff second contact portions (25) retained in the depressions and exposed to the receiving space, and second tail portions (28) opposite to the second contact portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Qi-Sheng Zheng, Hao Gu, Jia-Yong He, Yu-Long Mao, Feng Qiao
  • Patent number: D640986
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hong-Bin Gong, Zhong-Hua Yao, Yuh-Huey Kang, Jia-Yong He, Qi-Sheng Zheng
  • Patent number: D648679
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jia-Yong He
  • Patent number: D648680
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2011
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jia-Yong He