Patent Number: 7,086,888

Title: Serial ATA cable assembly with small size

Abstract: A Serial ATA cable assembly (1000) having a small size includes an housing (1), upper and lower rows of contacts (2), a contact spacer (3), a number of standard Serial ATA cables (4) arranged in two rows, a cable spacer (5) defining two rows of receiving cavities for receiving corresponding cables, a cover (6) over-molding a rear portion of the housing, a front portion of the cables and the cable spacer, and a locking member (7) assembled onto the housing and the cover. The housing includes an upper wall (10), an opposite bottom wall (11) and a pair of sidewalls (12) connecting with the upper and the bottom walls. The walls together define an L-shaped receiving space (13). The upper and the bottom walls each defines a row of passageways for receiving the upper and the lower rows of contacts.

Inventors: Wu; Jerry (Irvine, CA)

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

International Classification: H01R 13/627 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018