US 11,658,441 B2
Cable connector with improved shielding performance
Huabing Li, Shenzhen (CN); Zhongyuan Lai, Shenzhen (CN); Chenhui Zeng, Shenzhen (CN); and Yu Huang, Shenzhen (CN)
Assigned to LUXSHARE PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed by LUXSHARE PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed on Sep. 16, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/476,884.
Claims priority of application No. 202011120990.4 (CN), filed on Oct. 19, 2020; and application No. 202011335045.6 (CN), filed on Nov. 24, 2020.
Prior Publication US 2022/0123510 A1, Apr. 21, 2022
Int. Cl. H01R 13/6592 (2011.01); H01R 13/405 (2006.01); H01R 13/6581 (2011.01); H01R 13/6597 (2011.01)
CPC H01R 13/6592 (2013.01) [H01R 13/405 (2013.01); H01R 13/6581 (2013.01); H01R 13/6597 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electrical connector, comprising:
an insulating body, the insulating body comprising a mating surface, a mating slot extending through the mating surface, a mounting surface opposite to the mating surface, and an installation space extending through the mounting surface;
a terminal module, the terminal module being at least partially installed in the insulating body; and
a first shielding shell, the first shielding shell enclosing the insulating body;
wherein the terminal module comprises a first terminal module, a second terminal module, and a shielding piece at least partially clamped between the first terminal module and the second terminal module;
wherein the first terminal module comprises a first insulating block and a plurality of first conductive terminals fixed to the first insulating block, each first conductive terminal comprises a first elastic contact arm extending into the mating slot and a first tail portion disposed opposite to the first elastic contact arm;
wherein the second terminal module comprises a second insulating block and a plurality of second conductive terminals fixed to the second insulating block, each second conductive terminal comprises a second elastic contact arm extending into the mating slot and a second tail portion disposed opposite to the second elastic contact arm;
wherein the shielding piece comprises a connecting portion between the plurality of first conductive terminals and the plurality of second conductive terminals, and a plurality of ground terminals extending from the connecting portion; the ground terminals comprise a plurality of first ground elastic arms arranged in a same row as the first elastic contact arms and a plurality of second ground elastic arms arranged in a same row as the second elastic contact arms; and
wherein the first insulating block comprises an assembly surface, the first tail portions and the second tail portions are exposed on the assembly surface; the first insulating block comprises a raised platform on which the assembly surface is formed; the connecting portion comprises an opening to receive the raised platform and a frame surrounding the opening.