Patent Number: 6,305,949

Title: Press-fit pin, connector and printed circuit board-connected structure

Abstract: A press-fit pin for use with a printed circuit board assembly consisting of two opposed printed circuit boards, the press-fit pin having an upper first press-fit section and a lower second press-fit section. The first press-fit section and the second press-fit section are disposed so that the first press-fit section enters the first through-hole in the first printed circuit board before the second press-fit section enters the second through-hole in the second printed circuit board. As a result, the peaks of the forces required to press the first press-fit section and second press-fit section into place are staggered and do not coincide, resulting in a reduction in peak total force required and thus reducing the danger of bending the press-fit pin during insertion in the printed circuit boards.

Inventors: Okuyama; Takeshi (Tokyo, JP), Okada; Akira (Tokyo, JP), Miyazawa; Hideo (Tokyo, JP), Shimizu; Manabu (Tokyo, JP), Sakurai; Atsushi (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Fujitsu Takamisawa Component Limited

International Classification: H05K 3/36 (20060101); H05K 3/30 (20060101); H01R 009/09 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018