Patent Number: 7,708,566

Title: Electrical connector with integrated circuit bonded thereon

Abstract: An electrical connector is mounted to a printed circuit board with a number of electrical circuits thereon for mating with a complementary plug. The electrical connector has a connector member and an IC bonded to connector member and combining with the connector member into a single unit. The connector member includes an insulative housing and a number of integrated electrical contacts attached thereto. The insulative housing has a mating face and a mounting face. Each electrical contact includes a retention engaging with the insulative housing, a mating section extending from one end of the retention section to the mating face, and a mounting portion extending from the other end of the retention section to the mounting face. The electrical contacts is electrically connected the printed circuit board and the IC.

Inventors: Sabo; James M. (Marysville, PA), Walker; Kevin E. (Hershey, PA)

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

International Classification: H01R 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018