US Patent No. 9,209,564

CARD CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,209,564
Issue Date December 08, 2015
Title Card Connector
Inventorship Yuji Naito, Yamato (JP)
Mitsuhiro Tomita, Yamato (JP)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,209,564

1. A card connector, the card connector comprising:
a housing, the housing adapted to house a card, the card including a terminal member;
a connection terminal, the connection terminal being attached to the housing and contacting the terminal member; and
a cover member, the cover member being attached to the housing and forming a card housing space, the cover member including
a locking member, the locking member being adapted to lock the card housed within the card housing space, the locking member
being a leaf spring member and having a cantilever form, the locking member including a locking main body part, a locking
ridged part and an operating part, the locking main body part being integrally connected to the cover member and extending
in the insertion direction of the card, the locking ridged part being connected to the tip of the locking main body part and
protruding inward toward the cover member, the locking ridged part being inserted into a recessed part, the recessed part
being formed on the edge of the card housed in the card housing space, the operating part being connected to the tip of the
locking ridged part, a part of the operating part protruding more outward than the locking body main part and the locking
ridged part.