US Patent No. 9,854,679


Patent No. 9,854,679
Issue Date December 26, 2017
Title Cable Termination System
Inventorship Kent E. Regnier, Lombard, IL (US)
Assignee Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,854,679

1. A cable termination, comprising:
a cable having an outer shield, a first conductor with an insulative cover, a second conductor with an insulative cover, and
a drain wire positioned inside the outer shield and along side the first and second conductors; and

a circuit board with first edge, the circuit board having a first side with a first trace with a first pad and a second trace
with a second pad, the first and second pads spaced apart, each of the pads having a centerline that extends toward the edge,
wherein the circuit board further includes a ground via positioned between the centerlines of the first and second pads, the
first conductor soldered to the first pad, the second conductor soldered to the second pad and the drain wire soldered to
the ground via.