US Patent No. 10,404,014

STACKING ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH REDUCED CROSSTALK


Patent No. 10,404,014
Issue Date September 03, 2019
Title Stacking Electrical Connector With Reduced Crosstalk
Inventorship Yifan Huang, New Cumberland, PA (US)
Madhumitha Rengarajan, Mechanicsburg, PA (US)
Assignee FCI USA LLC, Etters, PA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,404,014

1. An electrical connector, comprising:an insulating housing comprising a projecting member and first and second pluralities of channels formed on opposite sidewalls of the projecting member;
a first plurality of conductors comprising contact portions, each of the first plurality of contact portions having a mating end, a contact tail, and a body disposed between the mating end and the contact tail, the body being retained in a respective channel of the first plurality of channels;
a second plurality of conductors comprising contact portions, each of the second plurality of contact portions having a mating end, a contact tail, and a body disposed between the mating end and the contact tail, the body being retained in a respective channel of the second plurality of channels; and
at least one opening formed in the projecting member between the first plurality of channels and the second plurality of channels.