Patent Number: 6,250,974

Title: Hoodless electrical socket contact

Abstract: A connector terminal is disclosed including a cylindrical socket body with a spring contact inserted therein. The spring contact has a distal portion that establishes a press fit with the socket body. The socket body may be crimped over the distal portion to more securely hold the spring contact in the socket body. The spring contact further has a plurality of fingers which taper forwardly and inwardly to resiliently grab a male pin as it enters the socket.

Inventors: Kerek; Leslie Laszlo (Los Angeles, CA)

Assignee: Tri-Star Electronics International, Inc.

International Classification: H01R 13/15 (20060101); H01R 13/187 (20060101); H01R 013/187 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018