Patent Number: 6,332,784

Title: Housing for a communications card

Abstract: A communications card, which preferably conforms to the PCMCIA requirementsfor a Type III PC card, includes a housing formed by a top cover and abottom cover. An opening is formed in the housing of the communicationscard sized and the opening is sized and configured to receive a RJ seriesconnector plug such that no portion of the plug extends through either thetop surface or the bottom surface of the communications card. Inparticular, a portion of the top cover defines an upper portion of theopening and a portion of the bottom cover defines a lower portion of theopening. Preferably, the distance from the top surface to the bottomsurface of the communications card is generally equal to or less thanabout 10.5 mm. Additionally, a distance that is generally equal to or lessthan about 10.1 mm separates the inner upper surface of the opening fromthe lower inner surface of the opening.

Inventors: Oliphant; David (Salt Lake City, UT), Madsen; Brent (Providence, UT)


International Classification: H01R 31/06 (20060101); H05K 5/02 (20060101); H01R 012/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2014