US Pat. No. 10,485,129

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH DUAL LEVERS

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1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing dimensioned and configured for receiving an electronic package therein and mounting to a printed circuit board;
a metallic stiffener at least partially surrounding the housing and defining a first pivot section at a rear end and a second pivot section at a front end opposite to each other in a front-to-back direction;
a first lever including a first pivot pivotally mounted upon the first pivot section, and a first handle moveable in a first vertical plane between a first open position and a first closed position, an offset section formed on the first pivot of the first lever;
a second lever including a second pivot pivotally mounted upon the second pivot section, and a second handle moveable in a second vertical plane between a second open position and a second closed position; and
a load plate pivotally mounted upon the offset section and moveable between an open position and a closed position; wherein
the first pivot section forms at least an upstanding stopper restricting both the load plate and the first lever from excessively rearwardly/outwardly moving while allowing more than ninety degrees rotation of the load plate between the open position and the closed position, as well as of the first lever between the first open position and the first closed position, thus assuring loading/unloading the electronic package with regard to the housing without interference against either the load plate and the first lever.

US Pat. No. 10,498,080

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

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1. A sliding connector assembly including:a sliding blocks extending along a longitudinal direction so as to be moveable along the longitudinal direction;
a connector unit including an insulative housing made by injection molding and having a plurality of partitions spaced from one another in a transverse direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, said partitions extending along the longitudinal direction with passageways formed between every adjacent two partitions, respectively;
said partitions forming a mating face and a loading face opposite to each other in a vertical direction perpendicular to both the longitudinal direction and the transverse direction; and
a plurality of contacts received within the corresponding passageways, respectively, each of the contacts including a contacting section extending generally in the longitudinal direction and further protruding beyond the mating face in the vertical direction, a retaining section extending in the vertical direction to be retained to the housing so as to allow the contact to be inserted into the corresponding passageway via the loading face in the vertical direction;
wherein each of the partitions includes a main body and a protrusion extending beyond the main body on the loading face, and said protrusion forms a recess in one of opposite side faces thereof adjacent to the loading face for receiving burrs due to molding, so as to allow a sealing plate intimately attached upon the loading face with minor gaps in the vertical direction;
wherein a pair of guiding chamfers are formed on the protrusion of each partition;
wherein the recess is located beside the pair of chamfers in the transverse direction and communicates with one of the pair of chamfers in the transverse direction;
where a pair of guiding chambers are formed on the main body of each partition; and
wherein the protrusion of each partition is divided into plural segment in the longitudinal direction.

US Pat. No. 10,468,848

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH ANTI-SHORTING STRUCTURE AND METHOD MAKING THE SAME

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a pair of terminal modules sandwiching a metallic shielding plate therebetween in a vertical direction, each of said terminal modules including a plurality of terminals integrally formed within an insulator via an insert-molding process;
a pair of metallic shells commonly sandwiching the pair of terminal modules therebetween in the vertical direction;
an insulative front housing applied upon the pair of metallic shells via an over-molding process with assistance of a set of positioning holes;
an insulative rear housing applied upon the front housing via another over-molding process with assistance of another set of positioning holes; wherein
the set of positioning holes are filled with material of the rear housing if the set of positioning holes are transversely offset from said another set of positioning holes; both the set of positioning holes and said another set of positioning holes are filled with glue if the set of positioning holes are aligned with said another set of positioning holes in the vertical direction, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,498,093

CABLE CONNECTOR

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1. A cable connector comprising:a first plug;
a second plug opposite the first plug;
a cable connected with the first plug and second plug; and
an LED (Light Emitting Diode) light located in the first plug or the second plug, wherein
the cable is provided with a braid layer located at an outermost side of the cable, the braid layer is composed of metal enameled wire mixed fibers, and the cable causes the LED light to be illuminated by capacitive sensing through proximity.

US Pat. No. 10,454,222

CONNECTOR HAVING GROUNDING BAR CONNECTING TO BOTH SHIELDING SHELL AND GROUNDING LAYERS OF WIRES

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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:an insulative housing extending along a longitudinal direction and includes a pair of opposite side walls extending along the longitudinal direction, and a pair of opposite end walls at ends of the side walls to cooperate with the side walls commonly forming a mating cavity forwardly exposed to an exterior in a front-to-back direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction;
a plurality of passageways formed in each of the side walls;
a metallic shielding shell enclosing the housing;
two rows of contacts disposed in the corresponding passageways, respectively, each of the contacts including a front contacting section exposed in the mating cavity and a rear connecting section exposed outside of the housing;
a metallic shielding plate retained in the housing and between two rows of contacts in a vertical direction perpendicular to both the longitudinal direction an the front-to-back direction;
a cable sub-assembly located behind the housing including:
two rows of wires corresponding to the two rows of contacts, each of said wires including an inner conductor, an inner insulator, an outer conductor and an outer insulator sequentially and coaxially arranged with one another;
a pair of inner grounding bars extending along the longitudinal direction, corresponding to two rows of the wires, and mechanically and electrically connected to the outer conductors of the wires; and
a pair of outer grounding bars extending along the longitudinal direction, corresponding to two rows of wires, and mechanically and electrically connected to the outer conductors of the wires opposite to the corresponding inner grounding bars, respectively, in the vertical direction; wherein
the shielding plate is located between the pair of inner grounding bars in the vertical direction, and between the pair of outer grounding bars in the vertical direction as well.

US Pat. No. 10,535,957

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A SHIELDING SHELL UPWARDLY ABUTTING A GROUNDING PLATE

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1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing having a base and a tongue;
an upper and a lower rows of contacts secured to the insulative housing and exposed, respectively, to an upper and a lower faces of the tongue;
a grounding plate arranged between the upper row of contacts and the lower row of contacts; and
a shielding shell enclosing the insulative housing, wherein
the grounding plate has a pair of side tails exposed to an outside of the insulative housing,
the shielding shell has a pair of soldering legs upwardly abutting the pair of side tails of the grounding plate, and
each soldering leg of the shielding shell has an upper protrusion, and each side tail of the grounding plate has an inclined end resiliently abutting the upper protrusion.

US Pat. No. 10,498,090

CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

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1. A cable connector assembly comprising:an electrical connector including a mating plug for mating with a mating connector, a circuit board connected with the mating plug, and a metal housing disposed outside the circuit board; and
a cable connected with the electrical connector, the cable including a plurality of core wires and a shield layer disposed outside the core wires, the shield layer electrically connected with the metal housing; wherein
the circuit board comprises a lug, the lug having a grounding portion electrically connected with the metal housing;
the metal housing comprises a receiving slot receiving the lug, the grounding portion of the lug electrically connected with the metal housing in the receiving slot; wherein
the grounding portion of the lug is soldered to the metal housing; wherein
the lug comprises a metal layer disposed on a side of the lug that is perpendicular to the grounding portion, after the lug being soldered to the metal housing, the metal layer and the solder in the soldering area seal a gap between the lug and the metal housing.

US Pat. No. 10,468,823

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED CONTACTS STRUCTURE

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1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing; and
a plurality of contacts received in the insulative housing, the contacts comprising a pair of first grounding contacts for transmitting grounding signal, a pair of first signal contacts for transmitting a differential signal, a pair of second grounding contacts for transmitting grounding signal, and a pair of second signal contacts for transmitting a differential signal, the first grounding contacts and the first signal contacts arranged in a first row along a first direction, the first signal contacts disposed between the first grounding contacts, the second grounding contacts and the second signal contacts arranged in a second row along the first direction, the second signal contacts disposed between the second grounding contacts, the second row is spaced apart from the first row along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, each of the first signal contacts and the first grounding contacts comprising a first contact portion for being mated with a plug connector, a first mounting portion for being mounted on an outer printed circuit board, a first horizontal portion extending rearwardlly from the first mating portion, and a first connecting portion connected between the first horizontal portion and the first mounting portion, each of the second signal contacts and the second grounding contacts comprising a second contact portion for being mated with the plug connector, a second mounting portion for being mounted on the outer printed circuit board, and a second horizontal portion extending rearwardlly from the second mating portion; wherein
a first distance between the first connecting portion and the second mounting portion is greater than a second distance between the first horizontal portion and the second horizontal portion, and is also greater than a third distance between the first mounting portion and the second mounting portion.

US Pat. No. 10,446,957

RETAINER ASSEMBLY FOR USE WITH CONNECTOR AND METHOD MAKING THE SAME

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1. An retainer assembly for use with an electrical connector, comprising:an insulative retaining clip forming a receiving space with an insertion opening to communicate with an exterior in a front-to-back direction, a top wall having a pair of retaining arms located above the receiving space and defining a center opening between said pair of retaining arms in a transverse direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction, said center opening communicating with the receiving space in a vertical direction perpendicular to both the front-to-back direction and the transverse direction;
a CPU (Central Processing Unit) including a base plate and a central protrusion extending upwardly from the base plate, the CPU defining a pair of sliding grooves on a pair of lateral sides spaced from each other in the transverse direction; wherein
the CPU is assembled to the retaining clip along the front-to-back direction by the pair of retaining arms receivably moving along the pair of sliding grooves, respectively, and after assembled, the base plate is received in the receiving space and the central protrusion extends upwardly through the center opening and above the top wall.

US Pat. No. 10,446,986

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH ADDITIONAL SHIELDING

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a contact module including a plurality contacts retained in an insulator;
an insulative elongated housing, in which the contact module is received, extending along a longitudinal direction to define opposite top and bottom surfaces in a vertical direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction, a pair of side surfaces along the longitudinal direction, and opposite front and rear surfaces in a front-to-back direction perpendicular to both the longitudinal direction and the vertical direction, said housing further defining a horizontal rear middle surface between the top surface and the bottom surface in the vertical direction and a vertical rearward surface roughly joined with the middle surface and rearwardly facing in the front-to-back direction;
a metallic shielding unit including:
a one piece primary shell being of a frame structure and forming a top wall covering the top surface, a lower wall covering a bottom surface, a pair of side walls covering the pair of side surfaces; and
a one piece Z-shaped secondary shell forming a vertical first section covering the rearward surface, a horizontal second section extending from an upper edge of the first section to cover the middle surface, and further an addition section extending from a lower edge of the first section to be located below and welded to the lower wall so as to prevent any EMI (Electro-Magnetic Interference) leakage, in the front-to-back direction, between the primary shell and the secondary shell around a corner between the bottom surface and the rearward surface of the housing.

US Pat. No. 10,498,089

CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

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1. A connector assembly comprising:a connector including an insulative housing, a plurality of conductive terminals received in the insulative housing and extended in the front-rear direction, a metal shielding plate, and a grounding member fixed in the insulative housing, the plurality of conductive terminals including a tail portion exposed to a rear end of the insulative housing; and
a cable electrically connected to the connector, the cable including a plurality of core wires, each of the core wires including an inner conductor and a metal shielding layer covering the inner conductor, wherein
the metal shielding layer is electrically connected to the grounding member, and the inner conductor of the core wire is electrically connected to the tail portion; wherein
the connector includes a metal cage, the metal cage covers the connector and is bent inward to form a grounding leg, and the grounding leg is overlapped with the metal shielding plate; wherein
the metal cage includes a first member closed in a ring shape and a second member covering the top side and the left and right sides of the first member cable, the first member covers the insulative housing, the left and right sides of the second member extend outward to form a fixed wing, the fixed wing defines a circular fixing hole and a non-circular hole arranged along the front and rear direction, and the fixing hole fixes the connector to an outer casing.

US Pat. No. 10,490,948

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH INTEGRAL SECUREMENT

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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:an insulative housing defining a mating cavity and two rows of passageways spaced from each other in a vertical direction, each row extending in a transverse direction perpendicular to the vertical direction, each of said passageways extending in a front-to-back direction perpendicular to both the transverse direction and the vertical direction;
a metallic outer shell enclosing the housing and including opposite top plate and bottom plate, and opposite two side plates;
two rows of contacts disposed in the corresponding passageways, respectively, each of said contacts including, along the front-to-back direction, a front contacting section extending into the mating cavity, and a rear connecting section;
an insulative block attached to a back side of the housing;
two rows of wires located behind the insulative block, the wires including differential signal wires and grounding wires alternately arranged with each other along the transverse direction, each of wires including sequentially an inner conductor, an inner insulator, an outer conductor and an outer insulator, the inner conductors of the wires mechanically and electrically connected to the connecting sections of the corresponding contacts, respectively;
a pair of grounding bars each including a base extending along a transverse direction and soldered to the outer conductors of one row of wires, a pair of vertically extending securing legs at two opposite ends in the transverse direction, and a plurality of spring tags mechanically and electrically connected to the inner conductors of the grounding wires; wherein
the pair of securing legs are electrically and mechanically fixedly connected to interior surfaces of the pair of side plates, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,575,441

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:a metal shell including a top wall, a bottom wall, a pair of parallel spaced side walls connecting the top and bottom walls, a receiving space, and a front opening communicating with the receiving space;
a connector received in the receiving space of the metal shell; and
a heat sink disposed in a rear side of the metal shell,
wherein the metal shell includes a rear opening communicating with the receiving space, and the heat sink covers the rear opening;
further includes a heat conducting member assembled with the heat sink, the heat conducting member extends forward beyond a front end of the connector; wherein
the metal shell includes an intermediate member dividing the receiving space into an upper receiving space and a lower receiving space spaced apart from the upper receiving space in a vertical direction; wherein
the intermediate member includes a lower through hole communicating with the lower receiving space, the metal shell includes a heat dissipation block received in the intermediate member to extend through the lower through hole into the lower receiving space for thermal conduction with a plug module received in the lower receiving space, and the heat conducting member is thermally conducted with the heat dissipation block; wherein
the top wall includes an upper through hole connecting with the upper receiving space, the metal shell includes an upper heat sink disposed on the top wall, the upper heat sink extends through the upper through hole into the upper receiving space and is thermally conducted with a plug module received in the upper receiving space.

US Pat. No. 10,553,969

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HOUSING WITH HYBRID STRUCTURE VIA DUAL-MOLDING

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a block like housing including retaining therein a plurality of contacts in matrix,
said housing including:
an insulative plastic body formed by injection molding and having a horizontal main plate and a plurality of columns extending from the main plate in a vertical direction, each of said columns defining an insulative retaining passageway to receive the corresponding contacts therein, respectively;
a block like conductive plastic body over-molding upon the insulative plastic body to be integrally formed together, and defining opposite top and bottom surfaces in the vertical direction with corresponding receiving cavities extending therethrough in the vertical direction to receive the corresponding columns, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,541,481

CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER FRAME AND RAIL FRAME FOR CPU

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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB);
a metallic fastener plate secured upon the PCB;
a load plate pivotally mounted on a first end of the fastener plate;
a rail frame pivotally mounted upon a second end of the fastener plate and defining a pair of side channels; and
a carrier frame defining two lateral sides adapted to be sliding along the side channels for assembling or disassembling with the rail frame, an opening with a latch aside adapted for retaining and receiving a Central Processing Unit (CPU) therein;
the rail frame being made of a metal piece integrally formed within an insulator via an insert-molding process, said metal piece including a pair of side rod with a pair of opposite leading sections around a front end of the rail frame, and a front rod connected between the pair of side rod at the front end of the rail frame; wherein
a connection section linked between the side rod and the front rod is downwardly deflected while the leading section is upwardly deflected so as to form an enlarged insertion opening for easy insertion of the carrier frame into the corresponding channel.

US Pat. No. 10,588,243

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY EQUIPPED WITH HEAT SINKS AND ADDITIONAL HEAT PIPE CONNECTED THEREBETWEEN

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1. An electrical assembly comprising:a metallic cage including a plurality of faces to commonly form a receiving space;
a receptacle connector located in a rear portion of the receiving space; and
a heat sink member defining an L-shaped configuration in a side view and mounted on an outer side of the metallic cage, the heat sink member comprising a first portion attached on a top of the faces by a metallic clip, and a second portion located on a rear of the faces, the second portion being supportably retained to a pair of heat pipes which are respectively located by two sides of the receptacle connector in a transverse direction and between opposite upper and lower mating portions of the receptacle connector in a vertical direction;
wherein the first portion and the second portion are thermally connected with each other by a third portion of the heat sink member.

US Pat. No. 10,559,930

INTERCONNECTION SYSTEM

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1. An electrical interconnection system comprising:a periphery side comprising:
a first printed circuit board;
a plurality of cages mounted on the first printed circuit board, a plurality of cavities formed in the corresponding cages for receiving a plurality of modules therein, respectively;
a plurality of cable receptacle connectors located at rear portions of said receiving cavities, respectively;
a system side comprising:
a second printed circuit board;
an IC chip mounted on the second printed circuit board;
a plurality of board-mount receptacle connectors mounted upon the second printed circuit board; and
a plurality of cables connected between the cable receptacle connectors and the board-mount receptacle connectors; wherein
the board-mount receptacle connectors are arranged in an upper row and a lower row, and mounted on two opposite top and bottom surfaces of the second printed circuit board, wherein the cages and the cable receptacle connectors are arranged in an upper and a lower row, and are mounted on two opposite top and bottom surfaces of the first printed circuit board, wherein each of said cables having one end is connected to one corresponding board-mount receptacle connector, and the other end is connected to two neighboring cable receptacle connectors in the upper row and two neighboring cable receptacle connectors in the lower row, wherein said two neighboring cable receptacle connectors in the upper row are aligned with two neighboring cable receptacle connectors in the lower row in the vertical direction, respectively, wherein each of said cable includes four sets of different pair contacts, and each set includes two pairs.

US Pat. No. 10,559,910

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING INSTERT-MOLDING CONTACT MODULE EMBEDDED WTIHIN A PAIR OF OVER-MOLDING COVERS

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a contact module including a plurality of contacts integrally formed within an insulator via an insert-molding process, each of said contacts including a front contacting section, a rear tail section and a middle retaining section therebetween along a front-to-back direction;
an insulative upper cover applied upon at least a top face of the contact module, via a first over-molding process, to form a subassembly while exposing the front contacting sections upwardly to an exterior in a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction; and
an insulative lower cover applied upon said subassembly, via a second over-molding process, to cover at least a bottom face of the contact module; wherein
no front contacting sections of the contacts are downwardly exposed to the exterior around a bottom face of the lower cover.

US Pat. No. 10,573,992

CHARGING ADAPTER HAVING DOUBLE SHELLS WITH DIFFERENT PLASTICS

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1. A charging adapter comprising:an insulative case including a first case and a second case, and defining a receiving cavity between the first and second cases;
a circuit board assembly retained in the receiving cavity;
wherein each of the first and second cases comprises an inner shell and an outer shell molded together, the inner shells are made from hard plastic, the outer shells are made from soft plastic;
wherein each of the first and second cases is a two-color injection molding by the inner shell and the outer shell are formed by an injection molding process;
wherein the circuit board assembly is disposed with an LED thereof, for indicating a working status of the charging adapter;
wherein a light guiding member is located above the LED, the light guiding member is received in a mounting hole defined on the second case; and
wherein the inner shell of the first case defines two holes and magnets are received in corresponding holes.

US Pat. No. 10,559,903

CARD EDGE CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH SOLDER BALLS ON CONTACTS

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1. An electrical connector for receiving a memory module, comprising:an insulative elongated housing having a pair of elongated side walls extending along a longitudinal direction with a receiving slot formed therebetween in a transverse direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction;
two rows of the passageways formed in the corresponding side walls, respectively;
two rows of contacts retained in the pair of side walls, respectively, and having corresponding contacting regions exposed in the receiving slot; and
each of said contacts including a retaining section retained in the corresponding passageway, a resilient contacting section extending upwardly from the retaining section and into the receiving slot, and a tail section extending downwardly from the retaining section and including a connecting section linked to the retaining section and a horizontal solder pad at a bottom, the solder pads being categorized with inward solder pads extending toward the receiving slot, and outward solder pads extending away from the receiving slot; wherein
the contacts in a same row are paired for every two neighboring contacts so as to form a plurality of pairs, each pair have either the corresponding inward solder pads or the corresponding outward solder pads, and the pairs having the corresponding inward solder pads and the pairs having the corresponding outward solder pads are alternately arranged with each other in a staggered manner along the longitudinal direction; wherein
in each pair, a distance between centerlines of the solder pads is larger than that between centerlines of the retaining sections.

US Pat. No. 10,553,966

WIRE ARRANGEMENT WITH GROUND STAPLES ON PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

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1. A printed circuit board assembly comprising: a printed circuit board including two opposite top surface and bottom surface thereof in a vertical direction; one row of conductive mating pads and front and rear rows of conductive connecting pads formed on each of said top surface and said bottom surface, each row extending along a transverse direction perpendicular to the vertical direction while said rows being spaced from one another along a front-to-back direction perpendicular to both the vertical direction and the transverse direction; and on each of said top surface and said bottom surface, a front row of staples and a rear row of staples being arranged in a staggered manner along said transverse direction; wherein the front row of staples are discrete from one another in the transverse direction, and the rear row of staples are discrete from one another in the transverse direction; wherein a space is defined between each of said staples and the printed circuit board for snugly receiving a differential pair of wires therein.

US Pat. No. 10,574,003

ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS WITH REINFORCED STRUCTURE

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a shielding shell;
a contact module disposed in the shielding shell and including:
an insulative housing including a base and a tongue portion extending forwardly form the base in a front-to-back direction, the tongue portion forming opposite upper surface and lower surface in a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction;
a metallic transverses bar embedded within the base;
a metallic shielding plate disposed in the tongue portion between the upper surface and the lower surface and linked to the transverse bar;
a plurality of upper terminals disposed in the insulative housing with corresponding contacting sections exposed upon the upper surface;
a plurality of lower terminals disposed in the insulative housing with corresponding contacting sections exposed upon the lower surface; and
a pair of metallic locking arms extending from two opposite front edges of the transverse bar and attached upon two opposite lateral side edges of the tongue portion;
wherein each locking arm has a locking engagement region with an outwardly and laterally facing engagement surface which is dimensioned similar to a thickness of the tongue portion in the vertical direction, and a thickness direction of said locking engagement region extends horizontally while a thickness direction of said shielding plate extends in the vertical direction.

US Pat. No. 10,581,206

CARD EDGE CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVWED GROUNDING BARS

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1. A card edge connector comprising:a longitudinal insulating housing comprising a first wall and an opposite second wall, and a bottom connecting with the first and the second walls, thereby commonly defining a mating slot for receiving an electric card;
a plurality of terminals arranged in two rows, and retained in the first wall and the second wall respectively, the terminals comprising retaining portions retained in the first and second walls, elastic mating portions extending in the mating slot and leg portions through a bottom face of the insulating housing;
each row of said terminals comprising grounding terminals and signal terminals;
a grounding member retained in the insulating housing and comprising a first grounding side and a second grounding side respectively associated with the corresponding first and second walls, each of the first and second grounding sides defining an upper edge and a lower edge thereof, a plurality of elastic tabs extending from said upper edge and contacting with the corresponding grounding terminals;
wherein the first and second grounding sides are disposed vertically in the bottom of the housing and at an outer side of the corresponding row of terminals, and extends along a longitudinal direction of the insulating housing under a situation that the upper edges of the first and second grounding sides are disposed below an inner bottom face of the mating slot;
wherein the insulating housing defines two retaining slits running through the bottom face thereof, and the first and second grounding sides are inserted in the corresponding retaining slits from the bottom face, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,581,201

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING IMPROVED GROUNDING STRUCTURE

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1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing body forming a receiving room exposed to an exterior in a horizontal direction for receiving a mating connector;
four rows of contacts retained in the housing body including a row of upper outer contacts, a row of upper inner contacts, a row of lower outer contacts and a row of lower inner contacts where the upper outer contacts and the lower outer contacts have corresponding contacting points located in front of those of the upper inner contacts and the lower inner contacts, and the upper outer contacts and the upper inner contacts have the corresponding contacting points on an upper side of the receiving room while the lower outer contacts and the lower inner contacts have the corresponding contacting points on a lower side of the receiving room;
a plurality of conductive members disposed beside the four rows of contacts and forming spring members to mechanically and electrical connect to corresponding grounding contacts of said four rows of contacts at different grounding locations; wherein
the grounding contact of the upper outer contact row has more grounding locations than that of the other three rows of contacts.

US Pat. No. 10,658,773

DEFORMABLE TUBULAR CONTACT WITH RADIAL RECESS AROUND CONTACTING REGION

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1. An electrical contact for mounting into a through hole in a printed circuit board, comprising:a radially deformable tubular mounting leg formed by rolling shell metal with a slit extending along an axial direction of the mounting leg, said mounting leg including an upper cylindrical section and a lower cone section, and
at least one thinned area formed in the mounting leg and recessed in a thickness direction thereof; wherein
the thinned area extends along the axial direction, and a thickness of the thinned area in the upper cylindrical section keeps constant.

US Pat. No. 10,653,028

CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH CARRIER FRAME AND RAIL FRAME FOR CPU

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1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:a printed circuit board (PCB);
a metallic stiffener secured upon the PCB;
a connector unit mounted upon the PCB and surrounded by the stiffener;
a load plate pivotally mounted on a first end of the stiffener;
a rail frame pivotally mounted upon a second end of the stiffener and defining a pair of sliding channels;
a carrier frame defining two lateral sides adapted to be sliding along the sliding channels for assembling or disassembling with regard to the rail frame, an opening with a latch aside adapted for retaining and receiving a Central Processing Unit (CPU) therein; and
the rail frame being made of a metal piece integrally formed within an insulator via an insert-molding process, said metal piece including a pair of side rods with a pair of opposite guiding sections around a front end of the rail frame, and a transversely extending front rod connected between the pair of side rods at the front end of the rail frame; wherein
said front rod is located at a level higher than the guiding sections in a vertical direction.

US Pat. No. 10,651,597

CARD EDGE CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH ROTATABLE EJECTOR

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1. An electrical connector for receiving a memory module, comprising:an insulative elongated housing having a pair of elongated side walls extending along a longitudinal direction with a receiving slot formed therebetween in a transverse direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction;
a pair of towers formed at two opposite ends of the housing in the longitudinal direction;
a plurality of contacts retained in the pair of side walls and having corresponding contacting regions exposed in the receiving slot;
a pair of rotatable ejectors mounted in the corresponding towers and moveable between an open position and a closed position, respectively, each of said ejectors including a main body and a kicker at a bottom portion thereof; wherein
when the ejector is moved to the open position, a tip of the kicker is not only higher, in a vertical direction perpendicular to both the longitudinal direction and the transverse direction, than the contacting regions of a pair of corresponding outermost contacts neighboring the ejector for efficiently ejecting the memory module, but also spaced, with a distance, from the outermost contacts in the longitudinal direction for no interference therebetween; wherein
each tower restricts the memory module in both the transverse direction and the longitudinal direction while the ejector restricts the memory module in the vertical direction; wherein
the tower forms a front edge, and the tip of the kicker of the corresponding ejector extends behind the front edge in the longitudinal direction when the ejector is moved to the closed position while extending beyond the front edge in the longitudinal direction when the ejector is moved to the open position; wherein
another distance formed between the front edge and the outermost contact in the longitudinal direction, is essentially equal to 0.84 mm.

US Pat. No. 10,651,606

RECEPTACLE CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH CABLE INSTEAD OF MOUNTING TO PCB

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1. An interconnection system comprising:a metallic cage attached to a chassis and forming a receiving space therein; and
a receptacle connector assembly secured to the cage and received in a rear portion of the receiving space, said receptacle connector comprising:
an insulative housing;
a contact module disposed in the housing and including opposite upper subassembly and lower subassembly assemble stacked with each other in a vertical direction, each of said upper subassembly and said lower subassembly including an upper wafer and a lower wafer, each of the upper wafer and the lower wafer including a plurality of contacts including grounding contacts, high speed differential pair contacts and low speed contacts, each of said contacts including a rear connecting section; and
a plurality of cables comprising high speed cables and low speed cables connected with the connecting sections of the high speed contacts and low speed contacts, respectively.

US Pat. No. 10,651,106

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR EQUIPPED WITH CLIP

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1. An electrical connector assembly for electrical connecting an electronic package to a printed circuit board, comprising: an electrical connector unit, a metallic seat surrounding the connector unit with an opening, both of said electronic connector unit and the seat mounted upon the printed circuit board, and a one piece insulative clip removably assembled within the connector unit; the connector unit including an insulative housing retaining a plurality of contacts, and defining a receiving space therein to receive said electronic package therein; the clip including: a frame with four side walls to snugly receive the electronic package therein circumferentially horizontally; four pressing sections formed on the four side walls including opposite front and rear side walls and a pair of laterals side walls, respectively, to downwardly press four sides of the electronic package in a vertical direction; and a pair of deflectable latches formed on the opposite front and rear side walls of the clip to upwardly abut against a downward bottom surface of the whole electronic package, respectively, so as to cooperate with the pressing sections located above the latches to retain the electronic package therebetween within the clip in the vertical direction; wherein a releasing handle extends forwardly from the front side wall to closely actuate the corresponding latch; wherein the front side wall includes an upper step from which the corresponding latch downwardly extends for engagement with a bottom surface of the electronic package; wherein said clip includes a linking arm extending transversely around the upper step along a transverse direction perpendicular to the vertical direction and only at one lateral side of the upper step.

US Pat. No. 10,622,767

CABLE CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

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1. A cable connector assembly comprising:an outer housing;
an inner housing received in the outer housing;
an insulative member mated with the inner housing; and
a circuit board received in the inner housing, the circuit board comprising a mating portion extending beyond the insulative member and a body portion connected with the mating portion; wherein
the insulative member holds and supports the circuit board; and
the circuit board comprises a mounting through hole, the insulative member comprises a pin hole corresponding to the mounting through hole, and the circuit board is fixed to the insulative member through a fixing pin mounted in the pin hole and the mounting through hole.

US Pat. No. 10,680,369

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR CONTACTS PLATED WITH AN ELECTROPHORETIC DEPOSITION COATING AND A PRECIOUS-METAL-ALLOY COATING

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1. A method of manufacturing electrical connector contacts, comprising the steps of:forming a row of contacts each having a front contacting portion, a rear soldering portion, and a securing portion between the front contacting portion and the rear soldering portion;
forming an electrophoretic deposition (ED) coating on the contacting portions of the row of contacts;
removing a respective front region of ED coating on the contacting portion; and
forming a precious-metal-alloy coating on the front regions removed of ED coating.

US Pat. No. 10,680,379

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH METALLIC SHELL ENCLOSING AND SECURING MAGNET VIA WELDING

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1. An electrical connector comprising:an insulative housing forming a pair of longitudinal side walls and a pair of end walls to commonly form a mating cavity forwardly communicating with an exterior along a front-to-back direction;
two rows of contacts spaced from each other in a vertical direction perpendicular to the front-to-back direction and disposed in the housing with corresponding contacting sections extending into the mating cavity;
two rows of wires mechanically and electrically connected to the corresponding contacts, respectively; and
a metallic shell enclosing the housing and forming a pair of receiving cavities at two opposite ends of the housing along a longitudinal direction perpendicular to both the front-to-back direction and the vertical direction to respectively receive a pair of magnets therein; wherein
each magnet forms, in the vertical direction, an opposite upper face and bottom face to make intimate contact with a corresponding opposite upper plate and bottom plate of the shell, both the upper face and the lower face are smooth without recesses therein, and both the upper plate and the bottom plate are complete without openings therein; wherein
the shell and the magnets are welded or soldered with each other.

US Pat. No. 10,680,387

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH IMPROVED SHIELDING PLATE

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1. An electrical connector comprising:a terminal module comprising a base, a mating tongue extending from the base and defining two opposite surface, and a row of first terminals, a row of second terminals and a shielding plate embedded in the base and the mating tongue;
the mating tongue defines a thickened step at a root to the base;
the first terminals and the second terminals comprising contacting portions, middle portions and leg portions bending from rear ends of the middle portions;
the shielding plate located between the two opposite surfaces;
wherein each row of first and second terminals comprising three pairs of differential signal terminals, and grounding terminals and power terminals; the shielding plate defines a first row of openings corresponding to the contacting portions, a second row of openings and third row of openings both corresponding to the middle portions, the second row of openings are located in front of the third row of openings;
wherein the first row of openings are aligned with the contacting portions of the first terminals and the second terminals in a vertical direction and the second row of openings are at least aligned with gaps between every two adjacent terminals while the shielding plate defines no opening corresponding to the whole middle portions of the three pair of differential signal terminals so as improve shielding performance.

US Pat. No. 10,680,389

INTERCONNECTION SYSTEM

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1. An electrical interconnection system comprising:a periphery side and a system side connected with each other via a plurality of cables;
the periphery side including:
a first printed circuit board;
a plurality of cages mounted upon the first printed circuit board;
a plurality of receiving cavities formed in the corresponding cages for receiving modules therein;
a plurality of cable receptacle connectors located at rear portions of said receiving cavities, respectively;
the system side including:
a second printed circuit board; and
two rows of board-mount receptacle connectors mounted upon a same surface of the second printed circuit board; wherein
the plurality of cables are connected between the cable receptacle connectors and the board-mount receptacle connectors; and
each of said cables has one end connected to one corresponding board-mount receptacle connector and the other end connected to at least three neighboring cable receptacle connectors.

US Pat. No. 10,680,394

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING A CONTACT WITH UPPER AND LOWER CONTACTING PORTIONS

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1. An electrical connector comprising: an insulative housing having a front tongue with two opposite surfaces; and a plurality of contacts with contacting portions exposed to the two opposite surfaces of the tongue; wherein the plurality of contacts are formed from a single contact carrier with each contact having a first contacting portion; and at least one of the plurality of contacts has a second contacting portion oriented symmetrically with respect to the first contacting portion thereof; wherein in said at least one of the plurality of contacts, the first contacting portion and the second contacting portion are located at different levels in a vertical direction perpendicular to a horizontal transverse direction along which the contacts are spaced from one another; wherein in said at least one of the plurality of contacts, the first contacting portion and the second contacting portion are reversely symmetrical with each other in a diagonal direction; wherein there are two contacts each having the second contacting portion arranged reversely symmetrical with each other in the diagonal direction, and said two contacts are adjacent to each other in the transverse direction, and the diagonal direction defined by one of said two contacts intersects that defined by the other of said two contacts in a front view.