Patent Number: 6,168,477

Title: Electrical connector

Abstract: An electrical connector comprises a housing and a number of contacts received in the housing. The housing has a base portion forming a mounting surface, a closed rear face and a front face. A number of cavities is defined in the mounting surface and is exposed to the closed rear face. A partition, extending along a front-rear direction of the base portion, is formed in each cavity. The partition divides the cavity into first and second chambers. Each contact includes a blade portion, a fixing post and a contact tail substantially parallelly extending from the blade portion. The fixing post forms a pair of barbs extending toward the contact tail. The contact tail forms a terminating portion perpendicularly extending from a free end thereof for contacting to a printed circuit board. The fixing post and the contact tail are respectively received in the first chamber and the second chamber.

Inventors: Shih; Kelly (Tu-Chen, TW), Chiu; Allen (Tu-Chen, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01R 13/41 (20060101); H01R 13/40 (20060101); H01R 013/41 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018