Including Compound Movement Of Coupling Part Patents (Class 439/342)
  • Patent number: 11272839
    Abstract: Medical patient monitoring sensor devices including a disposable sensor assembly and a reusable pairing device are disclosed. The disposable sensor assembly can collect patient physiological data and provide power for the reusable pairing device. The reusable pairing device can establish wireless communication with a monitoring device. Once the reusable pairing device receives patient physiological data from the disposable sensor assembly, the reusable pairing device can wirelessly transmit the data to the computing device via the wireless communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: MA SIMO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ammar Al-Ali, Stephen Scruggs, Richard Priddell, Chad A. De Jong, Eric Karl Kinast, Jung Soo Hwang, Steven Hang
  • Patent number: 11069998
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating body, and multiple terminals accommodated therein. Each terminal has a connecting portion, two side portions bending backward and extending from left and right sides of the connecting portion, two extending portions provided opposite to each other and extending downward from the two side portions, and two embracing arms connected to lower ends of the two extending portions. The two embracing arms jointly embrace a solder ball, which has a first vertical central plane in a front-rear direction. The two embracing arms are located on two sides of the first vertical central plane. A distance between the front ends of the two embracing arms is less than a distance between the rear ends of the two embracing arms of each terminal. The front ends of the two embracing arms are attached with solder liquid formed by melting of the solder ball during soldering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Chien Chih Ho, Jun Zhang
  • Patent number: 11063394
    Abstract: A connector includes a base, a transmission interface, a shielding cover and a shielding layer. The base includes a slot. The transmission interface includes a clamping portion and a plugboard. The clamping portion is clamped in the slot and a portion of the plugboard protrudes out of the base. The shielding cover has an accommodation space and a shielding layer. The accommodation space is disposed to accommodate the base and the transmission interface, and the shielding layer is electroplated on an inner side surface of the shielding cover. The shielding cover covers the base and the transmission interface and is disposed to block electromagnetic waves generated by the transmission interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wei-Chun Tsao, Wei-Hsin Chen
  • Patent number: 10903474
    Abstract: The invention relates to an unmanned aerial vehicle with an energy accumulator (20), which is connected releasably to a structural component (29) of the aerial vehicle, and with an accumulator plug (32), via which electrical energy is conducted from the energy accumulator (20) to a rotor drive (18) of the aerial vehicle. In an operating position, a locking element (25) locks the energy accumulator (20) in relation to the structural component (29) and, in a maintenance position, releases the energy accumulator (20), wherein a full engagement of the accumulator plug (32) is blocked at the same time. The invention also relates to an energy accumulator for such an aerial vehicle, and to a method for attaching an energy accumulator to such an aerial vehicle. It can easily be checked by means of the invention whether the energy accumulator has been attached correctly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Inventor: Jaroslav Halgasik
  • Patent number: 10855029
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes: an insulating body; multiple terminals respectively accommodated in the insulating body; a cover covering the insulating body in a front-rear sliding manner and having a hollow portion to accommodate a mating plug including a substrate and multiple conducting portions; and a driving member. Each terminal has a contact portion. The hollow portion has a virtual center line extending in a left-right direction. The cover ihas a pulling portion located in front of the virtual center line to abut the substrate forward. The driving member has a driving portion located in front of the hollow portion. After the substrate is mounted downward into the hollow portion, the driving portion drives the cover to move horizontally forward relative to the insulating body, and the pulling portion pulls the substrate forward, such that the conducting portions move forward to be in contact with the contact portions of the terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventor: Zuo Feng Jin
  • Patent number: 10819051
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a body and a plurality of terminals correspondingly provided on the body. Each terminal includes a base, two embracing arms formed by bending and extending forward from two opposite sides of the base, and a stopping portion formed by extending upward from one of the embracing arms. The two embracing arms jointly clamp a solder to solder the terminal to a circuit board, and the stopping portion is located above the solder to stop the solder from moving upward. The embracing arms clamp the solder, and the stopping portion extends from the embracing arms to stop the solder from moving upward, such that the solder can be well positioned. When the solder is soldered and melted, the embracing arms drive the stopping portion to shrink, such that the embracing arms and the stopping portion jointly squeeze the solder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Yang Yang Tu, Tong Dao Xu
  • Patent number: 10746179
    Abstract: A fan device is provided, including a housing, a circuit board, a plurality of driving coils, at least one magnetic member, and a metal member. The housing includes a first surface, a second surface corresponding to the first surface, and a hollow protruding portion protruding from the first surface. The circuit board is disposed on the first surface, and the driving coils are disposed on the circuit board. The magnetic member is disposed corresponding to the driving coils. The metal member is disposed on the second surface and corresponds to the magnetic member. A method for manufacturing the fan device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: DELTA ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventor: Chao-Wen Lu
  • Patent number: 10714855
    Abstract: An electrical connector is used to be electrically connected to a chip module having multiple pins. The electrical connector includes a body to support the chip module upward and provided with multiple accommodating holes penetrating through an upper surface and a lower surface of the body, and multiple terminals correspondingly accommodated in the accommodating holes. Each accommodating hole has a blocking wall. Each terminal includes a base, two first arms bending forward from two opposite sides of the base and extending upward, and a second arm bending forwards from the base and extending downward. The two first arms have two clamping portions and two first guiding portions extending upward from the two clamping portions and away from each other. The blocking wall covers upper ends of the two first guiding portions. The second arm has a second guiding portion and an abutting portion extending downward from the second guiding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventor: Yang Yang Tu
  • Patent number: 10601157
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating body provided with multiple accommodating slots. A reserved space is provided between and interconnects two adjacent accommodating slots. Multiple terminals are correspondingly accommodated in the accommodating slots. Each terminal includes a base and two arm portions having two clamping portions and two guiding portions. An oblique portion is formed by bending forward from the base and extending upward. A front surface of the oblique portion has a contact surface. The contact surface and the two clamping portions jointly clamp an insertion pin of a chip module. A rear surface of the oblique portion has a guide surface. A top end of the guide surface is higher than a bottom surface of the reserved space. The guide surface of a front terminal guides the insertion pin to be inserted downward, and the guiding portion of a rear terminal guides the insertion pin to move horizontally.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventor: Chang Wei Huang
  • Patent number: 10559901
    Abstract: An electrical connector, configured to electrically connect to a chip module, includes: a body, used to carry upward the chip module, and provided with multiple accommodating holes; and a plurality of terminals, respectively correspondingly accommodated in the accommodating holes. Each terminal includes a base, a first arm and a second arm, the base is configured to be connected to a strip, the first arm is formed by extending upward from the base, and the second arm is formed by extending upward from the first arm and is configured to abut the chip module. One side of the first arm is formed by tearing from the strip, and two opposite sides of the second arm are both formed by blanking the strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Ted Ju, Chien Chih Ho
  • Patent number: 10541481
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a fastener plate, a rail frame pivotally mounted to one end of the fastener plate, a carrier frame assembled to the rail frame in a sliding manner, and a load plate pivotally mounted to the end of the fastener plate outside of the rail frame. The carrier frame includes latches to retain the CPU thereon. The rail frame includes a pair of opposite sliding channels extending in the front-to-back direction, along which the carrier frame is moveable. A front transverse bar is located in front of the sliding channels. A pair of protection blocks are located in front of the pair of sliding channels for protecting the latches of the carrier frame or the CPU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventor: Po-Yuan Su
  • Patent number: 10534017
    Abstract: A testing system for semiconductor chips having a removable device under test printed circuit board (DUT PCB) that electrically connects with the electrical testing components of the system. A removable top plate is placed on top of the DUT PCB and is locked in place by a plurality of locking posts that selectively connect to cam surfaces in the top plate that pull the top plate down sandwiching the DUT PCB between the top plate and the electrical testing components of the system. The DUT PCB is quickly and easily removed and replaced by moving the locking posts between an engaged position and a disengaged position. In this way, a single testing system can be used to test a great variety of semiconductor chips thereby reducing capital equipment costs and space needed in cleanrooms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: MODUS TEST, LLC
    Inventors: Lynwood Adams, Jack Lewis
  • Patent number: 10408860
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a system comprising: a polymer substrate including a plurality of voids; and a plurality of metal pins; wherein a first pin, included within the plurality of metal pins, includes: (a)(i) first and second arms that couple to each other by way of an arcuate member, (a)(ii) a middle portion including a middle diameter, a proximal portion including a proximal diameter, and a distal portion including a distal diameter; wherein (b)(i) the middle portion is between the proximal and distal portions, (b)(ii) the middle diameter is less than the proximal and distal diameters, and (b)(iii) the proximal portion, but not the distal portion, is included within one of the plurality of voids. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jorge A. Alvarez Gonzalez, Fernando Gonzalez Lenero, Antonio Zenteno Ramirez, Fernando Mendoza Hernandez
  • Patent number: 9806450
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes a first electrical connector and a second electrical connector mounted on the first electrical connector moveably. The first electrical connector includes an insulative housing, a number of first terminals and a cover mounted on the insulative housing. Each of the first terminals includes a pair of elastic mating portions having two guiding portions extending therefrom. The second electrical connector includes an insulative base and a number of second terminals. When the second electrical connector is connected with the first electrical connector, the second terminals are inserted into the first terminals in a zero-insertion-force manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventor: Fang-Jwu Liao
  • Patent number: 9796337
    Abstract: Illustratively, an embodiment of the present disclosure provides a vehicle that includes an entrance to an interior compartment. A step assembly is located adjacent the entrance of the vehicle and includes at least one step and at least one riser. The at least one riser is attached to and substantially perpendicular to the at least one step. The step assembly also includes an opening that allows access behind the step assembly. A lid is provided that includes a hinge to allow selective movement of the lid between open and closed positions with respect to the opening in the step assembly. A securement is attached to the underside surface of the lid to hold the lid to the step assembly. This securement, however, does not extend upward from the top surface of the lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Spartan Motors, Inc.
    Inventors: Glen R. Helmuth, Paul Rine
  • Patent number: 9787044
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a board-to-board connector capable of preventing a short-circuit from occurring between contacts when connectors are fitted to each other. Pin-shaped male-side contact portions protrude from one surface of a male-side insulating film, and male-side terminal portions are provided on the other surface of said male-side insulating film. This makes it possible to prevent a short-circuit from occurring between adjacent female-side contacts by the male-side contacts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Osamu Hashiguchi
  • Patent number: 9497866
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic control device which has a circuit board fixing structure with a simple configuration and suppresses a phenomenon of falling off of the circuit board from a case body by mechanical external force. An elastically deformable engaging part and an engaged part for complementarily engaging with this engagement part are provided on a circuit board or a case body. When the circuit board is slid and housed in a guide rail part formed inside the case body, the engaging part is deformed. When the circuit board reaches a predetermined position, the engaging part is engaged with the engaged part formed at the circuit board or the case body. With this configuration, the case body and the circuit board can be reliably fixed with a simple configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Wakana, Masaru Kamoshida, Yasuro Kameshiro
  • Patent number: 9387805
    Abstract: Illustratively, an embodiment of the present disclosure provides a vehicle that includes an entrance to an interior compartment. A step assembly is located adjacent the entrance of the vehicle and includes at least one step and at least one riser. The at least one riser is attached to and substantially perpendicular to the at least one step. The step assembly also includes an opening that allows access behind the step assembly. A lid is provided that includes a hinge to allow selective movement of the lid between open and closed positions with respect to the opening in the step assembly. A securement is attached to the underside surface of the lid to hold the lid to the step assembly. This securement, however, does not extend upward from the top surface of the lid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Utilimaster Corporation
    Inventors: Glen R. Helmuth, Paul Rine
  • Patent number: 9362648
    Abstract: An electrical connector comprises an insulative housing and a plurality of conductive terminals fixed to the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a pair of longer walls and a pair of short walls bounding a plug-receiving cavity with an insertion direction. The conductive terminals include plate portions partly embedded in inner surfaces of the longer walls and welded portions extending out of the insulative housing. The inner surface of the longer walls define Positioning grooves between every adjacent terminals. Each of the plate portion of the conductive terminal defines a contacting surface faced to the plug-receiving cavity and two side edges intersecting with the opening edge of corresponding Positioning groove. The structure of the connector contributes to an insert molding of the connector. It is convenient not only to terminal implant and but also to a precise positioning of two directions of the terminals during the insert molding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Al-Hong Fang, I-Fan Yen, Huo-Xing Jin
  • Patent number: 9350091
    Abstract: A conductive terminal includes a base having a plate shape; a welding portion extending from an end of the base and forms an angle with the base; a first positioning portion extending from the end of the base opposite to the welding portion; a second positioning portion extending from the end of the base opposite to the welding portion, the first positioning portion and the second positioning portion are formed on the both sides of the base and spaced apart from each other, being coplanar with the base; a bending portion located between the first positioning portion and the second positioning portion; an elastic arm extending from the bending portion along a direction opposite to the bending portion; and a contact portion configured to be electrically connected to a chip module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignee: Shenzhen Deren Electronic Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinyue Huang, Zhudong Huo
  • Patent number: 9343836
    Abstract: An electrical socket used for an electronic package with a plurality of pins, includes a base defining a number of passageways in a vertical direction. A number of contacts are received in the passageways. A cover is slidably mounted upon the base and defines a plurality of holes corresponding to the passageways. A cam is used for driving the cover horizontally moved along the base between an open position and a closed position. Wherein, the pins moves with regard to the contact in a linear return path when the electrical socket moved from the open position to the closed position or from the closed position to the open position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wen-Qiang Zhang, Hui Ye, Quan Wang
  • Patent number: 9263823
    Abstract: A lever connector includes a first connector housing, a second connector housing that includes a distal fitting portion intended for a distal end of the first connector housing to be fittedly connected thereto, and is adapted to be attached to a connector attaching plate in a state of inserting the second connector housing through a connector attaching hole of the connector attaching plate, a lever adapted to fit the first connector housing into the second connector housing by a pivoting operation, and a grommet for ensuring a waterproofing property of an inside of the first connector housing. The lever includes a lever body, a pivoting connection portion, and a lever locking piece. The grommet is fitted and mounted on the lever and includes a lever covering portion, and a tubular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Osamu Oshita
  • Patent number: 9252515
    Abstract: A thin connector includes a first connector portion having arrayed first contacts with first contact portions and a second connector portion having arrayed second contacts with second contact portions, each first contact including a first movable portion displaceable in the direction in which the first contacts are arrayed and a second movable portion connected to the first movable portion and displaceable in a direction orthogonal to the direction in which the first contacts are arrayed, the first contact portion being disposed in the second movable portion, the first connector portion and the second connector portion being fitted with each other by sliding relatively in the direction in which the first contacts and the second contacts are arrayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsuya Komoto, Osamu Hashiguchi, Yu Tatebe
  • Patent number: 9220163
    Abstract: A board-to-board connector capable of preventing a short-circuit from occurring between contacts when connectors are fitted to each other. Pin-shaped male-side contact portions protrude from one surface of a male-side insulating film, and male-side terminal portions are provided on the other surface of said male-side insulating film. This makes it possible to prevent a short-circuit from occurring between adjacent female-side contacts by the male-side contacts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Osamu Hashiguchi
  • Patent number: 9192070
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for loading IC's into a socket lid is disclosed. The IC is first loaded into a lid. Once the IC has been loaded into the lid, the lid is rotated into a closed position on the frame. The lid is then locked in place on the frame by rotating at least one locking lever into a closed lacked position, where the locking lever forces the lid down against the socket contacts against a spring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chong S Tan, Robert J Hastings, Joseph R Allen, Michael T. Gill, Kelly K Smith, Keith A Sauer
  • Patent number: 9093802
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an electrical connector used for locking an electronic package, comprises an insulative base having a plurality of contacts. A cover is mounted upon the base. An active device is mounted between the base and the cover for driving the cover moving horizontally along the base in an open position and a closed position. The cover and the base respectively have a first latch and a second latch disposed in a direction moving by the cover for locking the electronic package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jie-Feng Zhang
  • Publication number: 20150064954
    Abstract: A connector device comprises a connector and a mating connector. The connector is mateable with the mating connector and removable from the mating connector. The mating connector includes a mating primary terminal and a mating secondary terminal. The connector includes a housing, a sub-connector, a first operation member and a second operation member. The housing holds a primary terminal while the sub-connector holds a secondary terminal. When the first operation member is operated, the housing is moved, and the primary terminal is connected to the mating primary terminal. When the second operation member is operated, the sub-connector is moved, and the secondary terminal is connected to the mating secondary terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuya TABATA, Yuichiro NAKAMURA, Akira KUWAHARA, Yuji KAMEI
  • Patent number: 8900004
    Abstract: A slim line mechanism is provided and includes a first body having a stationary track coupled thereto, a first mechanism, which is supportable between the stationary track and the first body and configured to be driven in a first direction, a second mechanism, which is configured to be driven by the first mechanism in a second direction transverse with respect to the first direction, a system by which the first and second mechanisms are coupled to one another and connectors by which the first body is supportively connectable with the first and second mechanisms such that movements thereof in the first and second directions, respectively, are permitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Robert K. Mullady, Mitchell L. Zapotoski
  • Patent number: 8821178
    Abstract: A connector, in which each conductive pattern includes a plate-like terminal engaging a protruding terminal on the other connector. The plate-like terminal includes a protruding terminal receiving opening for receiving the protruding terminal, a beam-like first terminal member positioned to the side of the protruding terminal receiving opening, and a first contact portion formed in the first terminal member. The first terminal member generates spring force towards the center of the connector in the lateral direction when the protruding terminal received inside the protruding terminal receiving opening moves relative to the first contact portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 2, 2014
    Assignee: Molex Incorporated
    Inventors: Keiko Fukui, Toshihiro Niitsu
  • Patent number: 8801439
    Abstract: The Present Disclosure is a module socket for mounting a module on a mounting member, in which the module socket has a first connector including a flat housing, a first conductive pattern arranged on the mating side surface of the housing, and a male terminal protruding from a surface of the first conductive pattern, and a flat second connector formed from plate-shaped metal and including a female terminal elastically interposing the male terminal, and in which either the first conductor or the second conductor is attached to the module and the other is attached to the mounting member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Molex Incorporated
    Inventors: Eriko Sato, Toshihiro Niitsu, Hirokazu Suzuki, Akihiro Tezuka, Hideo Nagasawa
  • Patent number: 8758036
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly (100) for electrically connecting a CPU (5) with a printed circuit board (8) and includes a housing assembly (9) with a number of contacts (12) received therein and a cable connector (71) rotatably assembled to the housing assembly (9), the cable connector (71) includes a gate (712) rotatably assembled to the housing assembly (9) and a number of terminals (711) assembled in the gate (712), the gate (712) includes a shaft (7120) assembled to the housing assembly (9) and the gate (712) rotates around the shaft (7120).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Alex Lon An, Darrell Lynn Wertz
  • Patent number: 8734177
    Abstract: An electrical connector for electrically connecting a chip module to a printed circuit board. The electrical connector includes an insulating body and a pressing plate for covering the insulating body. A receiving area for receiving the chip module is disposed on the insulating body. Multiple terminal receiving slots are provided inside the receiving area, and at least one bump is disposed inside the receiving area. An opening is provided at the pressing plate. An urging portion is disposed at each of two opposite sides of the opening, respectively, and pressing force-application points are formed at two ends of the urging portion. When the pressing plate covers the insulating body, the bump is correspondingly located below the force-application points to bear the chip module, so as to avoid warps and deformations of the chip module when pressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Lotes Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shang Ju Tsai, Jian Fei Chen
  • Publication number: 20140073165
    Abstract: An electrical connector for use with an electronic package, includes an insulative housing with contacts, a cover assembled on the housing and including a main body with a mating portion, the mating portion formed with an entrance, and a loading component engaging with the mating portion of the cover and passing through the entrance of the cover to directly press the electronic package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2013
    Publication date: March 13, 2014
    Applicant: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: CHUN-YI CHANG
  • Patent number: 8636535
    Abstract: An electrical connector for electrically connecting a central processing unit (CPU) to a printed circuit board (PCB) includes a base having a first opening and a plurality of passageways with a plurality of contacts therein. A base shield is assembled on the first opening of the base. A cover is mounted upon the base and has a second opening corresponding to the first opening of the base and a plurality of through holes corresponding to the passageways. A cover shield is assembled on the second opening of the cover for contacting with the CPU and the base shield. An actuator driving the cover with the cover shield slides along the base with the base shield in a front-to-back direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2014
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Andrew David Gattuso
  • Patent number: 8622764
    Abstract: A land-grid array die package socket is configured for low- or zero insertion-force assembly with a land-grid array die package. For zero insertion-force assembly, a motion plate applies a force on a land-grid array contact that causes a contact tip to move into protective cover while the die package is inserted into the socket. After zero insertion-force assembly, the motion plate applies a force on the land-grid array contact that causes the contact tip to deflect in a positive-Z direction until a useful contact is made at the contact tip with a land-grid array pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Russell S. Aoki, Anthony P. Valpiani, Barry T. Dale, Chia-Pin Chiu
  • Patent number: 8591245
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a base (1) with a plurality of passageways (11), a number of contacts (12) received in the passageways (11), a cover (2) assembled to the base (1), a cam (3) mounted to the cover (2) and the base (1) and rotatable to drive the cover (2) to move relative to the base (1), a cover strip (26) assembled to the cover (2) and a base strip (16) assembled to the base (1), the cover (2) comprises a number of through holes (21) corresponding to the passageways (11), the cover strip (26) is manufactured by bending a metal strip and has a U-shaped body portion (261) and a pair of stoppers (262) bending upwardly from free ends of the body portion (261) to engage with the cam (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiang-Bo Zhang, Wen He
  • Patent number: 8581599
    Abstract: A conduction check apparatus including an inspection part (4) having a main body (22) having a surface (23a), inspection pins (21) protruded from the surface (23a), a guide pin (8) provided on the surface (23a); and a protection board 6 sliding along the guide pin (8) from a first position to a second position and having a plurality of holes (28). At the first position, the protection board (6) covers a tip of each of the inspection pins (21) and, at the second position, each of the inspection pins (21) jut out from the respective one of the holes (28). The conduction check apparatus includes a connector setting part (3) relatively moving toward the inspection part (4). The protection board (6) moves between the first and the second position during the relative movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventor: Hideyuki Katoh
  • Publication number: 20130288505
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly for electronically connecting a chip to a circuit board includes an electrical connector and a cover. The electrical connector includes a flip cover, a control element, a main body, and a fixing element. The flip cover is rotatably connected to the fixing element through the control element. The main body and the fixing element are located on the circuit board, and the chip is located on the main body. The cover is removably mounted on the flip cover. When the flip cover and the control element are rotated to be opened relative to the main body, the control element is rotated relative to the fixing element and is engaged with the flip cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventors: CHIEN-MIN HUNG, QI-XUAN HONG, CHING-JOU CHEN
  • Patent number: 8545250
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes a body having a plurality of receiving slots, a plurality of terminals respectively accommodated in the receiving slots, each terminal having a stopping portion, and a cover, slideably covered on the body, and having a plurality of pressed surfaces respectively corresponding to the stopping portions. When the cover slides along a first direction relative to the body, the stopping portion limits upward displacement of the pressed surface, so as to limit upward warping of the cover, thereby ensuring good contact between the terminal and a mating element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Lotes Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ted Ju, Shang Ju Tsai
  • Patent number: 8535079
    Abstract: A socket connector includes a socket body, a sliding plate movably mounted upon the socket body, a plurality contacts received in the socket body and the sliding plate, and an actuating mechanism. The actuating mechanism includes a lid moving upwardly and downwardly between a first position away from the socket body and a second position close to the socket body, and a lever having one mating bar with at least a first tab and a second tab to be pressed by the lid so as to push the sliding plate moving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Quan Wang, Zhen-Qi Yang
  • Patent number: 8500477
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes a printed circuit board, a socket connector assembled on the printed circuit board and a chip module seating on the insulative socket. The socket connector assembly has an insulating socket having a plurality of terminals received therein, a cover located on the insulating housing and three retention members secured to the printed circuit board and mating with the cover. The cover is attached to two of the retention members and capable of linear and rotational movements with regarding to said retention members so that the cover presses the chip module and is secured by another retention member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Cheng-Chi Yeh
  • Patent number: 8430682
    Abstract: An electrical connector (100) adapted for electrically connecting an integrated circuit (IC) package comprises an insulative housing (1) and a plurality of contacts (2) received in the insulative housing (1), the contacts (2) each comprises a base portion (21), a pair of arms (22) extending upwardly from the top end of the base portion (21) and a solder portion (23) extending from the bottom end of the base portion (21), the base portion (21) defines a first plane (P1), said pair of arms (22) are located on opposite sides of the first plane (P1) and each comprises a contacting portion (223), the contacting portion (223) and the first plane form an acute angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2013
    Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Fang-Jwu Liao
  • Patent number: 8425246
    Abstract: 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 operable to receive a first circuit board. The socket includes a housing and a cover slidedly coupled to the housing. The cover has an opening sized to enable the first circuit board to seat on the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
    Inventor: Stephen F. Heng
  • Patent number: 8419460
    Abstract: An electric connector includes an insulation base, a cover which is slidably connected to the base and an eccentric driving cam which is connected to the insulation base and the cover. The insulation base has a first limit surface. The cover has a second limit surface. The eccentric driving cam includes a first stop surface and a second stop surface. The first stop surface is stopped by the first limit surface and the second stop surface is stopped by the second limit surface, providing a dual-stop effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Suyin Electronics (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chia Yen Tsai
  • Patent number: 8414332
    Abstract: A shielded connector. In one embodiment, the shielded connector includes: a seat, including an insulating body with a plurality of through slots and a plurality of positioning slots, in which a shielding body is disposed in the through slot and no shielding body is disposed in the positioning slot, at least one conductive body connected to the shielding bodies, and at least one lead-out portion electrically connecting the conductive body to a motherboard; and a plurality of conductive terminals, each including a contact portion, a body portion extending from the contact portion, and a connecting portion, in which the body portion includes a positioning section extending from the contact portion and in interference fit with the positioning slot, and a conducting section extending from the positioning section into the through slot and not in interference fit with the through slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Lotes Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ted Ju, Shang Ju Tsai
  • 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: 8382509
    Abstract: An electrical connector system includes a first electrical connector having a mounting interface and a mating interface, wherein the mounting interface is configured to electrically connect to an electrical component, and the mating interface is configured to electrically connect to a complementary electrical connector along a forward insertion direction. The electrical connector system further includes a heat sink disposed forward of the first electrical connector, the heat sink defining an engagement surface configured to contact the complementary electrical connector when the first electrical connector is mated with the complementary electrical connector. The heat sink is movably supported in a direction substantially perpendicular with respect to the insertion direction so as to maintain the engagement surface in thermal contact with the complementary electrical connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: FCI Americas Technology LLC
    Inventors: James J. David, Steven E. Minich, Timothy W. Houtz, Arkady Y. Zerebilov
  • Patent number: 8360795
    Abstract: The power connection system for a power tool includes a housing defining a recess, a plurality of electrical connector guide grooves, an electric motor connected to a tool member, an electric circuit connected to the motor, and arcuate electrical contact prongs disposed in the recess. The power cord has complementary arcuate receptacles that can be removably engageable with the prongs in a desired manner, the cord being connectable to a power source to connect the power tool to the power source, and a lock pin that locks the power cord to the housing. The power cord may be universally connected to any power tool having a similar recess with arcuate prongs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Inventor: Harold G. Moore
  • Publication number: 20130012050
    Abstract: An RJ-type plug mating with an RJ-type housing includes a plug body. The plug body includes a latching block and a latching beam respectively protruding from two opposite surfaces thereof. The latching block includes a resisting end connecting to the first surface, a front end opposite to the resisting end, and a guiding surface connecting the resisting end and the front end. The guiding surface is operable to guide the latching block to be latched into or be separated from a top of the RJ-type housing. The latching beam is operable to latch a bottom of the RJ-type housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2011
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Applicants: HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (ShenZhen) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: LU HE, YUN-SHAN XIAO
  • 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