US 10,436,423 B2
Insert and LED holder assembly using same
Gregory P. Meyer, Elk Grove Village, IL (US)
Assigned to Molex, LLC, Lisle, IL (US)
Appl. No. 15/35,493
Filed by MOLEX INCORPORATED, Lisle, IL (US)
PCT Filed Jan. 12, 2015, PCT No. PCT/US2015/011007
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date May 10, 2016,
PCT Pub. No. WO2015/106192, PCT Pub. Date Jul. 16, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/926,015, filed on Jan. 10, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2016/0281966 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
Int. Cl. F21V 19/00 (2006.01); F21V 3/06 (2018.01); F21V 27/02 (2006.01); F21V 23/06 (2006.01); H01R 13/405 (2006.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); H01R 33/74 (2006.01); H01R 33/18 (2006.01); F21Y 105/10 (2016.01); F21Y 115/10 (2016.01); F21Y 101/00 (2016.01)
CPC F21V 19/004 (2013.01) [F21V 19/0025 (2013.01); F21V 23/06 (2013.01); F21V 27/02 (2013.01); F21V 29/70 (2015.01); H01R 13/405 (2013.01); H01R 33/74 (2013.01); F21Y 2101/00 (2013.01); F21Y 2105/10 (2016.08); F21Y 2115/10 (2016.08); H01R 33/18 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A LED holder assembly, comprising:
a holder with a frame that includes an array recess configured to receive an LED array and secure it in position, the frame including an aperture and a socket that are both in communication with the array recess; and
an insert with a base configured to be mounted in the socket, the insert including a mating pocket and a first terminal supported by the base, the first terminal providing a first contact that extends into the array recess and a second contact that extends into the mating pocket, the first terminal including a first body extending between the first contact and the second contact, and the insert further including a second terminal supported by the base, the second terminal providing a third contact extending into the array recess and a fourth contact extending into the mating pocket, the second terminal including a second body extending between the second and fourth contacts, wherein the insert includes a first projection that is configured, in operation, to be positioned on top of an LED array, the projection having the first terminal extend therefrom.