US Patent No. 10,436,423

INSERT AND LED HOLDER ASSEMBLY USING SAME


Patent No. 10,436,423
Issue Date October 08, 2019
Title Insert And Led Holder Assembly Using Same
Inventorship Gregory P. Meyer, Elk Grove Village, IL (US)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,436,423

1. A LED holder assembly, comprising:a holder with a frame that includes an array recess configured to receive an LED array and secure it in position, the frame including an aperture and a socket that are both in communication with the array recess; and
an insert with a base configured to be mounted in the socket, the insert including a mating pocket and a first terminal supported by the base, the first terminal providing a first contact that extends into the array recess and a second contact that extends into the mating pocket, the first terminal including a first body extending between the first contact and the second contact, and the insert further including a second terminal supported by the base, the second terminal providing a third contact extending into the array recess and a fourth contact extending into the mating pocket, the second terminal including a second body extending between the second and fourth contacts, wherein the insert includes a first projection that is configured, in operation, to be positioned on top of an LED array, the projection having the first terminal extend therefrom.