Patent Number: 6,305,981

Title: Electrical connector with a contact securing flap

Abstract: The invention relates to an electrical connector with a housing with a plurality of contact chambers arranged in at least one row, with contacts arranged in the contact chambers for making contact with a mating contact and with a hinged flap comprising projections which engage in the contact chambers in an end locking position of the flap and secure the contacts therein, wherein the flap can be introduced into an shaft bearing with a shaft perpendicular to the plug-in direction and is rotatably mounted there.

Inventors: Jetter; Rolf (Darmstadt, DE), Lehner; Antonio (Wiesbaden, DE)

Assignee: The Whitaker Corporation

International Classification: H01R 12/24 (20060101); H01R 12/00 (20060101); H01R 13/436 (20060101); H01R 013/40 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018