US Patent No. 10,276,967

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR INCLUDING LATCH ASSEMBLY


Patent No. 10,276,967
Issue Date April 30, 2019
Title Electrical Connector Including Latch Assembly
Inventorship Hung Viet Ngo, Etters, PA (US)
Assignee FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,276,967

1. An electrical connector assembly comprising:a first electrical connector including a dielectric first connector housing, and a first plurality of electrical contacts supported by the first connector housing, wherein the first electrical connector is configured to be mounted to a first surface of a substrate, wherein the substrate has a second surface offset from the first surface in along a first direction, and the first connector housing has a first housing surface perpendicular to the first surface;
a second electrical connector including a dielectric second connector housing with a second housing surface, and a second plurality of electrical contacts supported by the second connector housing, wherein the second electrical connector is configured to be moved relative to the first electrical connector along an engagement direction that is perpendicular to the first direction so as to attach the second electrical connector to the first electrical connector with the second housing surface facing the first housing surface after the first electrical connector has been mounted to the first surface of the substrate.