US 11,056,817 B2
Electrical connector having positive and negative contacts with structures offset from each other
Yun-Kui Liang, Kunshan (CN); Fang-Hua Shu, Kunshan (CN); Yun Qi, Kunshan (CN); Jian Shao, Kunshan (CN); Zhi-Jian Chen, Kunshan (CN); and Xue-Wu Bu, Kunshan (CN)
Assigned to FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., Kunshan (CN); and FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED, Grand Cayman (KY)
Filed by FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., Kunshan (CN); and FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED, Grand Cayman (KY)
Filed on Mar. 23, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/827,600.
Claims priority of application No. 201910222310.0 (CN), filed on Mar. 22, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2020/0303859 A1, Sep. 24, 2020
Int. Cl. H01R 13/428 (2006.01); H01R 13/436 (2006.01)
CPC H01R 13/428 (2013.01) [H01R 13/4361 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An electrical connector comprising:
an insulative housing including a main portion with a mating port extending forwardly from the main portion, a mounting port below the main portion;
plural pairs of contacts retained in the housing, each pair of contacts having a first contact blade and a second contact blade spaced from each other, each of the first contact blade and the second contact blade including a main body, a contacting section forwardly extending from the main body into a corresponding mating cavity; wherein
in each pair of contacts, the contacting section of the first contact blade and that of the second contact blade extend into the same mating cavity, and each of said first contact blade and the second contact blade includes at least one embossment, and the embossment of the first contact blade abuts against that of the second contact blade in said vertical direction for electrical connection therebetween;
wherein some pairs of contacts performing negative connection while others thereof performing positive connection, wherein the main body of each of first contact blade and the second contact blade forms a shoulder behind corresponding barbed structures, and the shoulder of the main body of the contact performing the negative connection is located in front of that of the contact performing the positive connection.