US Patent No. 10,355,386

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH CONTACT CONFIGURED FOR SURFACE MOUNT


Patent No. 10,355,386
Issue Date July 16, 2019
Title Electrical Connector With Contact Configured For Surface Mount
Inventorship Aymeric Soudy, Besancon (FR)
Assignee FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,355,386

1. An electrical connector comprising:a housing; and
a plurality of electrical contacts connected to the housing, where each of the contacts comprises:
a first portion comprising a plurality of cantilevered contact arms configured to receive a male contact of a mating electrical connector therebetween, and a retention feature assisting in locating the contact in a contact receiving area of the housing, and
a first surface mount solder tail, wherein the first surface mount solder tail is attached to the first portion at a 180 degree bend.