Plural-contact Coupling Part Comprises Receptacle Or Plug Patents (Class 439/660)
  • Patent number: 11151065
    Abstract: A method for performing detection control of a write protection function of a memory device, an associated control chip, and an associated electronic device are provided. The method includes: detecting whether the memory device supports a first protocol to generate an interface detection result; detecting whether a write protection switch of the memory device is turned on to generate a write protection detection result; and according to the interface detection result and the write protection detection result, selectively initializing a transmission interface of a control chip as a first transmission interface conforming to the first protocol or a second transmission interface, to allow a host device to access the memory device through the control chip, wherein the first transmission interface corresponds to a first configuration of the control chip, and the second transmission interface corresponds to a second configuration of the control chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
    Inventors: Neng-Hsien Lin, Jiunn-Hung Shiau
  • Patent number: 11152738
    Abstract: A holding frame for an industrial electrical connector for holding similar and/or different electrical connector modules is provided, the holding frame consisting largely of a three-dimensionally bent wire frame. Such a holding frame can be produced particularly economically. The holding frame is used in particular in applications in which particularly high mechanical stability is not required.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: HARTING Electric GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Andre Tiemann, Heiko Meier, Mirko Mossig, Michael Przyborowski
  • Patent number: 11114794
    Abstract: A connector (1) includes a first terminal with a first flange, a second terminal with a second flange, a housing (10) having first and second accommodating portions (14, 16), and a retainer. The first terminal is at a proper position in a front-rear direction in the housing (10) by being in the first accommodating portion (14) with the first flange locked by a first lock in the first accommodating portion (14). The second terminal is at a proper position in a front-rear direction in the housing (10) by being in the second accommodating portion (16) and having the second flange locked by a second lock in the second accommodating portion (16), but is rearward of the proper position in the front-rear direction when the second terminal is in the first accommodating portion (14) and the second flange is locked by the first lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventors: Kenya Takahashi, Daisuke Ito
  • Patent number: 11101596
    Abstract: A radio frequency connector includes an outer shell, a connector and a waterproof gasket. The outer shell is provided with partition walls opposite to each other and convex structures protruding toward the partition walls. The first side of the connector is provided with a plurality of plug terminals. The waterproof gasket is disposed surrounding all the plug terminals. When the connector is accommodated in the outer shell, the plug terminal is received corresponding to the through hole of the partition wall. The convex structures abut the second side opposite to the first side to push the connector toward the partition wall for reducing the distance between the first side and the partition wall. Thus, the waterproof gasket can be tightly sandwiched between the first side and the partition wall to enhance the waterproof effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: GRAND-TEK TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yu-Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 11081839
    Abstract: A connector has a protection member movable to a partial locking position and a full locking position with a male tab positioned in a receptacle of a male housing. The female housing includes a hook, and the protection member includes a hooked portion capable of contacting the hook at the full locking position. The receptacle includes a contact portion capable of contacting the hooked portion when the protection member is at the partial locking position. The protection member is movable from the full locking position to the partial locking position with the hooked portion held in contact with the hook. The protection member is stoppable at the partial locking position in a state where the hooked portion is in contact with the contact portion to be deflected in a direction separating from the hook.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Inventors: Masami Kawamoto, Ryotaro Kosaka
  • Patent number: 11075490
    Abstract: An electrical receptacle connector includes an insulated housing, receptacle terminals, and a metallic shell. The insulated housing includes a base portion and a tongue portion outwardly extending from the base portion. Two metal sheets are arranged at two sides of the tongue portion. Each of the metal sheets includes a hook structure protruding from a side portion of the tongue portion and a through hole adjacent to the hook structure. The receptacle terminals are held in the base portion and disposed at the surface of the tongue portion. The metallic shell includes a receptacle cavity. The insulated housing is held in the receiving cavity. The contact arms are formed by the through holes of the metal sheets in an elastic manner, to avoid the hooks on both sides of the electrical plug connector in contact with the metal sheets in a poor interference manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Advanced-Connectek Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Lun Tsai, Pin-Yuan Hou, Dong-Fang Zeng, Shien-Lung Huang
  • Patent number: 11051679
    Abstract: A substrate connection structure includes a tubular member, a first substrate, a second substrate, a first connector, a second connector, a first pin, and a guide member. The tubular member has a bottom portion and an opening side. The first substrate is disposed on either the bottom portion or the opening side. The second substrate is disposed on either the bottom portion or the opening side opposite to the first substrate. The first connector is disposed on the first substrate. The second connector is disposed on the second substrate and is connected to the first connector. The first pin is disposed on the first substrate. The first pin projects such as to extend from the first substrate along a direction of connection between the first connector and the second connector. The guide member is disposed on the second substrate. The guide member has a guide hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Naoki Arakawa
  • Patent number: 11056813
    Abstract: An electrical connector assembly includes a receptacle connector and a plug connector mateable with each other. Each of the receptacle connector and the plug connector defines a first mating face and a second mating face perpendicular to each other in response to mating along the front-to-back direction and the vertical direction. Each of the receptacle connector and the plug connector includes a plurality of contacts composed of a plurality of first contacts and a plurality of contact units alternately arranged with each other along the transverse direction perpendicular to both the front-to-back direction and the vertical direction. Each contact unit includes a second contact and a third contact wherein the second contact is closer to the second mating face than the third contact is while the third contact is closer to the first mating face than the second contact is.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Ting-Ting Yin, Bin Peng, Kuo-Chun Hsu, Jian-Kuang Zhu
  • Patent number: 11031736
    Abstract: An outer conductor terminal (22) includes a body (28) surrounding an outer periphery of an inner conductor terminal (21) and having a rear opening and a lid (29) for closing the opening of the body (28). Body-side locks (43) are provided on side surfaces of the body (28). The lid (29) has side portions (52) for covering the side surfaces of the body (28). The side portions (52) are provided with front abutting portions (54) contacting the body-side locks (43) from the front. The lid (29) has rear abutting portions (56) contacting the body-side locks (43) from behind to sandwich the body-side lock portions (43) between the front abutting portions (54) and the rear abutting portions (56) and to hold the lid (29). The body-side locks (43) include contact portions (45) that contact the rear abutting portions (56) with resilient forces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventors: Norihito Hashimoto, Keisuke Kanemura, Motoki Kubota, Liping Kang, Shohei Mitsui, Wataru Yamanaka, Masanobu Kasuga, Ai Hirano, Shinobu Wakahara
  • Patent number: 11031725
    Abstract: An electrical receptacle connector includes an insulated housing, receptacle terminals, and a metallic shell. The insulated housing includes a base portion and a tongue portion outwardly extending from the base portion. A coverage region adjacent to the base portion is held on a surface of the tongue portion. The receptacle terminals are held in the base portion and disposed at the surface of the tongue portion. The receptacle terminals include a body portion and a contact portion, the body portion is held in the base portion and the tongue portion, and the contact portion is outwardly extending from one end of the body portion. Each of the receptacle terminals includes an avoidance portion between the contact portion and the body portion. The avoidance portion of each of the receptacle terminals is covered by the coverage region of the tongue portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Advanced-Connectek Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Lun Tsai, Pin-Yuan Hou, Dong-Fang Zeng, Shien-Lung Huang
  • Patent number: 10950978
    Abstract: A connector includes a fixed housing provided with a first side wall extending along an array direction of plural signal terminals, and a second side wall extending along an array-orthogonal direction that is orthogonal to both a fitting direction and the array direction. Each of the signal terminals spans between the first side wall and a movable housing, and a power source terminal span between the second side wall and the movable housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: IRISO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hideki Shioda
  • Patent number: 10932023
    Abstract: The present invention provides a speaker module, including: a housing; a speaker unit having a frame and a working pad fixed to the frame for electrically connecting the speaker unit to an external circuit; a cover engaging with the frame for forming an accommodating space for receiving the speaker unit. The cover includes a conductive part formed thereon, a conductive pin formed on one side of the cover for electrically connecting with the working pad of the speaker unit, and a conductive terminal formed on the other side of the cover for electrically connecting with the external circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: AAC Technologies Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Lu Feng
  • Patent number: 10790630
    Abstract: A universal series bus (USB) connector including a base, a first terminal set, and a second terminal set and a method of manufacturing the universal series bus connector are provided. The first terminal set includes a pair of first differential signal terminals and a pair of second differential signal terminals, and terminals of the pair of first differential signal terminals are adjacent to each other and terminals of the pair of second differential signal terminals are adjacent to each other. Two of terminals of the second terminal set are located at two opposite sides of the pair of first differential signal terminals, and another two of the terminals of the second terminal set are located at two opposite sides of the pair of second differential signal terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: PHISON ELECTRONICS CORP.
    Inventors: Chin-Yuan Chen, Hung-I Chung, Chun-Feng Lee
  • Patent number: 10763608
    Abstract: An orthogonal female connector includes a plurality of terminal components, a main body, and a shell; the terminal components inserted in the main body and including a 40-pin, a 15-pin, a 7-pin, and a 6-pin terminal members; the terminal components having a board end and a plug end; the board end formed on a lower portion of the terminal component and combined on a printed circuit board; the plug end formed on an anterior portion of the terminal component and connected with a solid state disk interface; an angle included by pins of the board end and the plug end being 90 degrees; such that the 40-pin, 15-pin, 7-pin, and 6-pin terminal members are applied to be connected with a PSAS male connector; and the 15-pin and 7-pin terminal members are corporately applied to be connected with a SAS male connector, simplifying the structure and lowering cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: AMPHENOL EAST ASIA ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY (SHEN ZHEN) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiang Wang, Lei Liao, Yan-Bin Tan
  • Patent number: 10756318
    Abstract: In case a similar component-to-be-loaded is erroneously loaded on a main body side apparatus, contact of terminals are avoided. To this end, a video camera (main body side apparatus) 1 has a main body side terminal 30, and a battery pack (component-to-be-loaded) 100 has a battery side terminal (component-to-be-loaded side terminal) 120.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshio Takeshita, Nobuhito Ebine, Yoshiyuki Katsuno, Kei Tashiro
  • Patent number: 10749861
    Abstract: In an aspect, the present disclosure provides an electronic device for OTP authentication of a present location, comprising: a power source, a processor, and a memory in a housing; a strap comprising first and second ends, and a first wire extending from the first end to the second end of the strap and forming an external loop, wherein the first wire establishes a first electrical connection between the power source and the processor; and a second electrical connection operatively connected to the processor and the memory, the processor configured to generate an OTP, only when the processor is connected to the power source by the first electrical connection without interruption once the first electrical connection is established. The OTP authentication may be time-based one-time password (TOTP) authentication, and the generated OTP may be a time-based one-time password (TOTP).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: DATALOGIC SOFTWARE, INC.
    Inventor: Ricardo Margarito Ledesma
  • Patent number: 10741948
    Abstract: A connector 10 according to the present disclosure comprises a contact 30; and an insulator 20 having an attaching groove 22 on an outer surface into which the contact 30 is inserted and attached, wherein the insulator 20 has a bottom wall 23 formed to be continuous with a bottom surface of the attaching groove 22 in a downward direction; and at least a part of the attaching groove 22 has a wide portion 24 wider in at least one direction than a groove width on the outer surface along a direction parallel to the bottom wall 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Naoki Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10734747
    Abstract: A power interface, a mobile terminal, and an electronic device are disclosed. The power interface includes a housing and a connection body. The housing includes a perimeter wall defining an opening. The connection body is disposed in the housing, one end of the connection body extends out of the housing from the opening, and located outside the housing. The perimeter wall comprises a pair of arc sections located at two ends of the perimeter wall and spaced apart from each other in a length direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP., LTD
    Inventors: Feifei Li, Guodong Gu
  • Patent number: 10680362
    Abstract: A connector is configured such that a socket housing is engaged with a header housing as to cause a socket-side signal terminal to contact a header-side signal terminal and as to cause a socket-side power source terminal to contact a header-side power source terminal. The socket-side signal terminal and the socket-side power source terminal are arranged in a longitudinal direction of the socket housing. In the socket-side power source terminal and the header-side power source terminal, contact points to contact each other are arranged in the longitudinal direction of the socket housing. Tongues are formed in the socket-side power source terminal. The contact points are provided at the tongues, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kohsuke Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10651614
    Abstract: A plug connector includes a main body, a protecting assembly and an outer shell. The main body includes a connecting element for an electrical connection, a circuit board electrically connected with the connecting element, a soldering element fastened to a rear end of the circuit board, and an inner shell surrounding the circuit board. The protecting assembly is fastened to the main body. The protecting assembly includes a combination element surrounding the inner shell, and a protecting element fastened with the combination element. The outer shell surrounds the inner shell. The protecting element is fastened to a junction among the connecting element, the inner shell and the outer shell. The combination element has a first buckling assembly and a second buckling assembly. The first buckling assembly is buckled with the inner shell. The second buckling assembly is buckled with the outer shell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yang-Yang Sun, Ming-Wei Lee
  • Patent number: 10601183
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating base, a plurality of conductive terminals, a circuit board, at least one connection kit, an outer shell receiving the insulating base, and a shielding plate. The plurality of the conductive terminals are inserted to the insulating base. The circuit board is mounted on the insulating base. At least one portion of one end of the circuit board extends outward to form at least one tongue board. The plurality of the golden fingers are connected with the plurality of the conductive terminals. The at least one connection kit is integrally injection-molded by a metal injection molding technology. The at least one connection kit sleeves around the at least one tongue board. The shielding plate is covered on the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Feng Zhu, Dao-Rui Sun, Bo Lei
  • Patent number: 10594065
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a board edge connector. The board edge connector includes an insulating housing and a plurality of terminal groups. The insulating housing includes a supporting portion. Each of the terminal groups includes a plurality of terminals. Each terminal includes a holding portion, a resilient contact portion, a tail portion and a connecting portion. The terminal of at least one of the terminal groups has a longer connecting portion than the rest of the terminal groups. The longer connecting portion includes a supported portion extending in a front and back direction. The supporting portion includes a plurality of supporting grooves disposed thereon. The supported portion of the terminal is disposed on and supported by the supporting grooves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Molex, LLC
    Inventors: Ser Kiat Toh, Weng-Heng Liong
  • Patent number: 10587079
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating body, a shielding sheet provided in the insulating body, at least one row of terminals accommodated in the insulating body and located on one side of the shielding sheet, a shielding shell sleeved outside the insulating body, and a first grounding portion. The terminals include at least one ground terminal. The shielding shell has an upper wall and a lower wall opposite to each other and two side walls connected to the upper wall and the lower wall. At least one of the side walls is provided with at least one elastic portion. The first grounding portion extends from the at least one ground terminal or from the shielding sheet toward a side thereof. The first grounding portion is provided with a cutting surface, which is exposed from the insulating body and elastically abuts an inner wall surface of the elastic portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: LOTES CO., LTD
    Inventor: Jin Ba
  • Patent number: 10581184
    Abstract: A connector includes a housing and terminals held by the housing, the housing includes flat plate-like terminal holding portions and contact portion storage opening opened to lower faces of the terminal holding portions. The terminals each have a main body, a U-shaped contact portion that is connected to a front end of the main body and protrudes downward, and a tip portion connected to a front end of the contact portion. The contact portion includes a pair of leg portions extending downward, and a bottom portion coupling lower ends of the leg portions to each other. The main body and the tip portion are integrally connected and held by the terminal holding portions, and the contact portion is stored in the contact portion storage opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Molex, LLC
    Inventors: Shiro Tsukashima, Daiki Tanaka, Naoto Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 10558605
    Abstract: An electronic device according to various embodiments may include a housing including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite the first direction, a touchscreen display exposed through a portion of the first surface, at least one wireless and/or wired communication circuit disposed inside the housing, at least one processor disposed inside the housing and electrically connected to the display and the communication circuit, and a memory disposed inside the housing and electrically connected to the processor. The communication circuit and/or the at least one processor may be configured to be in one of a plurality of states for exchanging data on a bus based on a plurality of generations of the peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) standard.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Minwhoa Hong, Hyunkee Min, Jung-Hun Lee, Doosuk Kang, Subramanyam Nalli, Chounjong Nam, Taehun Lim, Sunkey Lee, Bokun Choi
  • Patent number: 10511127
    Abstract: Electrical connectors for connecting various computing devices include a printed circuit board with a plurality of electrical contacts, as well as a ground bar for reducing electromagnetic interference, enclosed within a housing. The counterpart female connector includes a receptacle, disposed within an outer shell and having a cavity configured to receive the connecting plug of the male connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventor: Le Chang
  • Patent number: 10476205
    Abstract: A plug, which is adapted to engage a receptacle on a circuit board, includes a housing, and a pin module received in the housing to form a gap between an inner side of the housing and an outer surface of the pin module. A wall of the receptacle is received in the gap, and the housing covers the wall of the receptacle when the plug engages the receptacle to have a firm connection between the plug and the receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: TC & C Electronic Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Li Hua Chung
  • Patent number: 10468824
    Abstract: A connector structure includes an insulating main body, a shielding plate, a plurality of first terminals, a plurality of second terminals, a protecting component and a housing. The insulating main body includes a base portion and a tongue portion extending out of the base portion, and the tongue portion includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and two lateral surfaces disposed between the first surface and the second surface. The shielding plate is disposed inside the tongue portion and between the first surface and the second surface. The first terminals are disposed on the first surface. The second terminals are disposed on the second surface. The protecting component is disposed on the two lateral surfaces of the tongue portion. The housing surrounds the tongue portion to define a docking space, and an opening is formed on a side of the docking space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: P-TWO INDUSTRIES INC.
    Inventors: Hsien-Chang Lin, Kuei-Tien Fu
  • Patent number: 10451932
    Abstract: A flexible display panel, a display device and a bonding method thereof are provided. The flexible display panel includes a plurality of fan-out leads arranged along a first direction and disposed in a fan-out region; virtual extension lines of the fan out leads at least disposed in lateral regions of the fan-out region are intersected at a first junction point on a reference line perpendicular to the first direction; a chip on film includes a plurality of pads being arranged along the first direction and in one-to-one correspondence with the fan-out leads; and virtual extension lines of the pads, which at least correspond to the fan-out leads disposed in the lateral regions, are intersected at a second junction point on the reference line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: BOE Technology Group Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Liqiang Chen, Weifeng Zhou, Hong Li
  • Patent number: 10446984
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing and a plurality of contacts embedded within the housing. The housing includes a base and at least two mating tongues extending forwardly from the base in a same front-to-back direction and spaced from each other in a transverse direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction. Each mating tongue includes two mating surfaces. The housing includes an inner insulator which is integrally formed with the contacts via an insert-molding process, and an outer insulator which is further applied upon the inner insulator via another/successive insert-molding process. The inner insulator includes the two inner mating tongues and the bridge therebetween, and the outer insulator covers all the two inner mating tongues and the bridge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Wei Zhong, Jian-Kuang Zhu
  • Patent number: 10431935
    Abstract: A connector includes an insulating housing, a circuit board, a flexible piece, and a plurality of guide rods. The circuit board has a front end configured to dock with a docking connector, a back end distal to the front end, and a plurality of gold fingers disposed at the front end. The back end is embedded in the insulating housing and the front end is extended outwardly from the insulating housing such that each gold finger is exposed at a surface of the circuit board. The flexible piece is installed at a top surface of the insulating housing. The flexible piece is used to engage with the docking connector. Each gold finger can be electrically connected to the docking connector. Each guide rod is disposed at two opposite sides of the insulating housing. Each guide rod extends outwardly towards the docking connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SPEED TECH CORP.
    Inventors: Kuo-Hua Huang, Cheng-Hsiang Hsueh
  • Patent number: 10431944
    Abstract: An electric vehicle charging connector assembly comprises a plug connector and a receptacle connector docking with the plug connector. The plug connector includes a first insulating body, a first circuit board, a plurality of contact terminals, a first electrode unit and a first jumper unit. The receptacle connector includes a second insulating body, a second circuit board, a plurality of docking terminals, a second electrode unit and a second jumper unit. The plurality of the contact terminal of the plug connector and the plurality of the docking terminal of the receptacle connector are respectively assembled with the first circuit board and the second circuit board in an elastically embedded manner so as to simplify manufacture procedures, capable of reducing working time and manufacturing cost as well as suitable for quantity production.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu-Hung Su, Yun-Chien Lee, Jyun Liao
  • Patent number: 10424878
    Abstract: A cable connector for use in a bypass assembly is disclosed. Twin-ax cables are directly terminated to the cable connector. The cable connector includes a sub-connector that includes terminals that have termination portions extending outwardly and signal conductors from the bypass cables are aligned with the termination portions and welded together. A carrier and ground collar can help connect termination portions that are intended for ground terminals together to form commoned ground terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Molex, LLC
    Inventors: Brian Keith Lloyd, Gregory Fitzgerald, Bruce Reed, Gregory Walz, Ayman Isaac, Dino McLaughlin, Jr.
  • Patent number: 10418731
    Abstract: Terminals 40 including stationary-side retained portions are held in place by stationary housings 20, movable-side retained portions are held in place by a movable housing 30, and resilient portions are provided between said stationary-side retained portions and movable-side retained portions, and, in the movable housing 30, abutment portions 72 of abutment fittings are provided on the bottom face that faces the circuit board, thereby facilitating the above-mentioned abutment portions 72 to abut the surface of the circuit board when the movable housing 30 moves towards the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Hasegawa, Takahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10411407
    Abstract: A connector is provided having a first contact, a first supporting portion, a second contact, a second supporting portion, a ground plate, and a third supporting position. The first contact has a first connection portion which is pushed to a first conductor to electrically connect with the first conductor. The first supporting portion receives a force to push the first connection portion to the first conductor. The second contact has a second connection portion which is pushed to a second conductor to electrically connect with the second conductor. The second supporting portion receives a force to push the second connection portion to the second conductor. The ground plate is arranged between the first contact and the second contact and has a shield connection portion which is pushed to at least one of a first shield portion covering the first conductor and a second shield portion covering the second conductor to electrically connect with at least one of the first shield portion and the second shield portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: ACES ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobukazu Kato, Hiroaki Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10403991
    Abstract: A connector is provided which includes a main body, terminals mounted in the body, and a reinforcing metal fitting mounted in the body. The fitting includes a body secured to the mating guide portion, a pair of left and right connecting arm portions connected to the base end of the body, and a pair of left and right contact arm portions connected to the base end of the connecting arm portions. The fitting further includes a first connecting leg portion connected to a connecting pad on a board being connected at the upper end of the first connecting leg portion to the lower end or base end of each contact arm portion so as to have a substantially L-shaped profile when viewed from a side of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Molex, LLC
    Inventors: Ryotaro Takeuchi, Hiroki Ono, Naoto Sasayama
  • Patent number: 10367293
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating housing; a conductive contact held by the housing, the conductive contact including connection portions exposed on a front side of the housing to be connected to a mating contact of a mating connector and terminal portions protruding from the housing; a cylindrical shell configured to contain the housing, the cylindrical shell including a front shell member and a rear shell member, the front shell member having a fitting portion open forward into which the mating connector is insertable, the rear shell member being provided at the rear of the front shell member so as to protrude the terminal portions therefrom, the rear shell member having a smaller diameter than the front shell member; and an elastically deformable seal member configured to be provided on an outer periphery of the rear shell member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventor: Naoyuki Ono
  • Patent number: 10361518
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a mating chamber opening forwardly along a front-to-back direction, a number of contacts retained to the insulative housing, and a shielding plate having a pair of latch arms located at two opposite lateral sides of the mating chamber. Each of the contacts includes a contact portion extending into the mating chamber. The shielding plate includes a pair of retention arms each including an interference protrusion engaged with the insulative housing by interference fit. The interference protrusions are disposed in a face-to-face way to engage with a rear wall of the insulative housing so that the interference protrusions are retained tightly to insulative housing and less likely to damage the insulative housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Teng-Fei Zhang, Jian-Kuang Zhu, Kuo-Chun Hsu
  • Patent number: 10355437
    Abstract: A terminal crimping machine includes crimp tooling defining a crimping zone that receives a terminal and a wire and is actuated during a crimp stroke to form a crimped segment between the terminal and the wire. The terminal crimping machine includes an electrical crimp consolidation circuit electrically connected to the crimped segment and operated during the crimp stroke to provide an electrical pulse to at least one of the wire and the terminal of the crimped segment before completion of the crimp stroke.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATION, TE CONNECTIVITY GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: David Bruce Sarraf, Helge Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10353840
    Abstract: A secure digital format card that includes two interfaces to a processor is provided, comprising a housing, and a processor that includes a secure digital input/output (SDIO) interface, a second interface, and further connections different from the interfaces. A first set and second set of pads are located at the housing, a subset of the first set for communicating with the processor via the SDIO interface. A subset of the second set for communicating with the processor via the second interface, and a further subset of the second set for communicating with the processor via the further connections. The processor is configured to: enable the subset of the second set of pads via the second interface when enable data is received via the one or more further connections, from the further subset of the second set of pads.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC.
    Inventors: Ellis A. Pinder, Juan J. Giol, Matthew E. Simms
  • Patent number: 10355413
    Abstract: An electrical connection comprises a first connector, a second connector, a first wall surrounding the first connector, and a second wall surrounding the second connector. The first wall is configured to fit inside the second wall when the first and second connectors are connected. The first and second walls include leading faces comprising first and second chamfered portions, respectively. The first and second chamfered portions are angled complementarily for guiding the first wall inside the second wall during connection of the first and second connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: GOODRICH ACTUATION SYSTEM SAS
    Inventor: Philippe Leconte
  • Patent number: 10346643
    Abstract: A USB security device includes a main body; a connection line connecting the main body to the control system; a first socket into which a USB having a guard is inserted; a second socket into which a USB not having a guard is inserted; and a key switch. The first socket includes a first slide bar having a first connection terminal at a bottom of an end portion thereof; a first connecting rod; a second slide bar having a second connection terminal at a top of an end portion thereof; a second connecting rod; and a crank coupled at opposite ends to the first connecting rod and the second connecting rod and having a crankshaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: KEPCO ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC.
    Inventor: Chang Sun Yoon
  • Patent number: 10333257
    Abstract: The present invention provides a signal connector having grounding terminals and ground piece together to form a grounding element, which includes a first terminal assembly, a second terminal assembly, and a ground piece inserted in an insulating base body and located between the first and second terminal assemblies; wherein, two metal plates are inserted in the insulating base body and in contact with the ground piece respectively with the top portions thereof exposed outside the top surface of the insulating base body to serve as first grounding terminals of the first terminal assembly, and the bottom portions of the two metal plates exposed outside the bottom surface of the insulating base body to serve as second grounding terminals of the second terminal assembly. The first and second grounding terminals, and the ground piece are able to form the grounding element together for providing a shielding effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: SIMULA TECHNOLOGY INC.
    Inventor: Te-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 10321240
    Abstract: A receiver comprises a peripheral housing, and a magnet circuit system and a vibrating system. The vibrating system comprises a vibrating diaphragm and a voice coil. The periphery housing comprises a first and second housing matched with each other, which are provided with electrical connection structures conductive with each other. A sidewall of the first housing is provided with a first elastic piece including one end welded with a spring electrically connected to an external circuit and another end exposed at the outer side of the sidewall of the first housing. A sidewall of the second housing is provided with a second elastic piece including one end electrically connected with a lead wire of the voice coil and another end exposed at the outer side of the sidewall of the second housing and welded and fixed with a portion of the first elastic piece exposed to the outer side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: GOERTEK INC.
    Inventors: Linjin Mao, Gang Chen
  • Patent number: 10305229
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes: an insulative housing having a base and a tongue; two rows of contacts arranged in the insulative housing and exposed respectively to two opposite surfaces of the tongue, each row of contacts including an outermost ground contact and an adjacent power contact next to the ground contact; and a shielding shell enclosing the insulative housing, wherein each of the ground contact and the power contact in at least one of the two rows has a contacting portion, plural tail portions, and an intermediate portion between the contacting portion and the plural tail portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventor: Jun Zhao
  • Patent number: 10298088
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine having a stator and a rotor, in addition to an electric control device and a connection device which comprises at least one coupling element for electrically connecting the control device to one or several electrical lines and a mass element provided to connect to an electric mass potential. In order to improve the machine with respect to electromagnetic interference, the stator is connected to the mass element by a contact bridge which has a first securing section and a second securing section in addition to a bridge element arranged between the securing sections and includes a single-piece spring steel sheet which is at least partially sinuous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG, Wuerzburg
    Inventors: Maurad Berkouk, Sebastien Labat, Eric Fournier
  • Patent number: 10297943
    Abstract: An electrical receptacle connector includes a plurality of first terminals, a plurality of second terminals, a first insulator, a second insulator, a shielding plate and a third insulator. The first insulator includes a first front insulating portion and a first rear insulating portion. The first front insulating portion covers a part of each of the first terminals. The second rear insulating portion covers another part of each of the first terminals. The second insulator partially covers each of the second terminals. The third insulator partially covers each of the first terminals, the second terminals, the first insulator, the second insulator and the shielding plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Advanced Connectek Inc.
    Inventors: Pin-Yuan Hou, Yu-Lun Tsai, Long-Fei Chen, Kang Qin Li, Hsu-Fen Wang, Chien-Tsung Chuang, Cheng-Yan Wu
  • Patent number: 10283886
    Abstract: Stationary housings 20 involve stationary-side reinforcing fittings 80 secured in place in said stationary housings 20 via integral molding with said stationary housings 20 and, moreover, a movable housing involves movable-side reinforcing fittings 60, 70 secured in place in said movable housing 30 via integral molding with said movable housing. The stationary-side reinforcing fittings 80 involve exposed portions 82 exposed from the stationary housings 20 at locations outside the terminal array range of said terminals in the terminal array direction, and the movable-side reinforcing fittings 60, 70 involve expanded portions 63, 73 protruding from the movable housing 30 at locations outside the above-mentioned array range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Hasegawa, Takahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10276960
    Abstract: A connector includes a plurality of terminal units. The terminal unit includes a terminal main body, a plug cap having the terminal main body inserted therein, fitted with a counterpart connector, and formed in a cylindrical shape, and a contact passing between the terminal main body and the plug cap. The contact includes a first connecting portion having a first abutting portion abutting on an outer circumferential surface of the terminal main body and a second connecting portion having a second abutting portion abutting on an inner circumferential surface of the plug cap. At least either the first connecting portion or the second connecting portion is a spring member movably biasing the plug cap in a perpendicular direction to a fitting direction with the counterpart connector in a state in which electric connection to the terminal main body is maintained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Eiji Aoki
  • Patent number: 10276983
    Abstract: A connector comprises a holding member, a plurality of terminals and a conductive member. Each of the terminals has a contact portion. The contact portions of the terminals are arranged in two rows along the pitch direction. The conductive member is held by the holding member. The conductive member has a first portion and two second portions. The first portion has a plate-like shape. The first portion has two first engagement portions. Each of the second portions has a second engagement portion. In the perpendicular direction, the second engagement portion has a size different from a size of the first engagement portion. One of the first engagement portion and the second engagement portion is recessed in the mating direction. A remaining one of the first engagement portion and the second engagement portion protrudes in the mating direction and is received in the one of the first engagement portion and the second engagement portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Katsumi Arai, Yuichi Saito