US Patent No. 10,333,237

MEZZANINE CONNECTOR WITH TERMINAL BRICK


Patent No. 10,333,237
Issue Date June 25, 2019
Title Mezzanine Connector With Terminal Brick
Inventorship Kirk B. Peloza, Naperville, IL (US)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,333,237

1. A connector, comprising:a housing having a mounting face and a mating face positioned on opposite sides of the housing, the housing having a channel extending from the mounting face to the mating face; and
a terminal brick positioned at least partially, in the channel, the terminal brick including a pod and a U-shaped ground terminal, the pod comprising a pair of signal terminals positioned in a frame, each signal terminal having a contact, a tail and a body extending between the tail and the contact, the signal terminals aligned so as to provide edge-to-edge coupling, wherein the terminal brick is configured to be inserted into the channel in a first direction that extends between the tail and the contact of the signal terminal.