US Patent No. 9,543,706

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR WITH POWER TERMINALS


Patent No. 9,543,706
Issue Date January 10, 2017
Title Electrical Connector With Power Terminals
Inventorship Xuehai Zhang, Xuzhou (CN)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,543,706

1. A connector, comprising:
a first body that includes a first main body portion, a first tongue and a second tongue, the first and second tongues being
parallel with each other and extending forward from the first main body portion, wherein the first tongue has a first surface
and a second surface opposite the first surface and a first width and the second tongue has a third surface and a second width
that is less than the first width, the first tongue including a plurality of first receiving slots provided on the first and
second surfaces and a plurality of second receiving slots provided on the third surface;

a plurality of first terminals provided in the first receiving slots, each first terminals being provided with a mating portion
in a plate shape and a soldering portion, the mating portions of the first terminals located on a first surface being offset
relative to the mating portions on a second surface;

at least two second terminals for transmitting power provided in the plurality of second receiving slots, each second terminals
being provided with a mating portion in a plate shape and a soldering portion; and

a cage mounted on the first body that forms a first mating chamber and a second mating chamber, the first mating chamber formed
around and enclosing the first tongue and having a third width, the second mating chamber formed around and enclosing the
second tongue and having a fourth width that is less than the third width, wherein the first and second mating chambers are
in communication with each other, wherein two of the plurality of second terminals are configured to be connected to a negative
power input and positive power input and wherein an end of the mating portion of the second terminal for connecting with the
negative power input is located at a position closer to a front than an end of the mating portion of the second terminal for
connecting with the positive power input.