US Patent No. 9,882,321

COMPACT POWER CONNECTOR


Patent No. 9,882,321
Issue Date January 30, 2018
Title Compact Power Connector
Inventorship Richard Hibbs, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Robert Wilcox, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Youngbae Park, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Alex Rose, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assignee ARISTA NETWORKS, INC., Santa Clara, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,882,321

1. A compact connector for engaging busbars, comprising:
a first busbar and a second busbar, configurable to have differing voltages or power and ground connections from each other;
a connector body having a first group of one or more pins on a first face of a contact tip and a second group of one or more
pins on an opposed second face of the contact tip;

the first group of one or more pins engaging the first busbar; and
the second group of one or more pins engaging the second busbar, wherein when the connector engages with the first and second
busbars, the contact tip is disposed between the first and second busbars.