US Patent No. 9,240,658

CONNECTOR SYSTEM WITH A PLURALITY OF HOUSINGS EACH WITH A WAFER AND PLURALITY OF CONTACTS


Patent No. 9,240,658
Issue Date January 19, 2016 
Title Connector System With A Plurality Of Housings Each With A Wafer And Plurality Of Contacts
Inventorship John C. Laurx, Aurora, IL (US)
Peerouz Amleshi, Lisle, IL (US)
Brian Hauge, Lisle, IL (US)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,240,658

1. A connector system, comprising:
a first housing supporting a first wafer, the first wafer having a first signal terminal and a second signal terminal, the
first and second signal terminals having first contacts positioned in a first row;

a second housing supporting a second wafer, the second wafer having a third signal terminal and a fourth signal terminal,
the third and fourth signal terminals have second contacts positioned in a second row; and

a third housing supporting a terminal array, the terminal array including a fifth signal terminal and sixth signal terminal,
the fifth and sixth signal terminals including first contact ends and second contact ends, the first contact ends engaging
the first contacts and the second contact ends engaging the second contacts, wherein the first row is perpendicular to the
second row and the fifth and six terminals are folded so that the first contacts are aligned perpendicular to the second contacts.