Patent Number: 7,611,373

Title: Coaxial cable connector

Abstract: A coaxial connector system is disclosed. The connector system includes a compliance member having an inner conductive portion and an outer portion, the inner conductive portion arranged and disposed for engaging and physically retaining an outer conductor of a coaxial cable. The connector system also includes a conductive actuating clamp having jaws arranged and disposed for engaging and physically retaining an inner conductor of the coaxial cable. The jaws are moveable from an open, pre-engaged configuration to a closed, engaged configuration upon insertion of the inner conductor into the actuating clamp. The connector system can be used to provide a secure connection of a coaxial cable, such as a coaxial energy cable, to a distribution box and thereby deter or prevent energy theft.

Inventors: LaSalvia; Jose A. (Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP, BR)

Assignee: Tyco Electronics Brasil LTDA

International Classification: H01R 4/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017