Patent Number: 7,819,671

Title: Electrical connector having terminals with improved wiping capability

Abstract: An electrical connector (100) includes a first insulative housing (1), a second insulative housing (2), a soldering contact (4) positioned in the second insulative housing (2) for electrically connecting with a circuit substrate and an electrical contact (3) made of wire, the electrical contact (3) comprising a first retention portion (31) positioned in the first insulative housing (1) with a contacting portion (311) extending beyond the first insulative housing (1) for electrically connecting to an electronic package, a spring portion (32) and a second retention portion (33) positioned in the second insulative housing (2) connected with the soldering contact (4), when the electrical contact (3) is pressed down by the electronic package, the spring portion (32) expanded outwardly and the electrical contact (3) only moves along up-to-down direction, thus make the contacting portion (311) engages with the electronic package with minimal wiping length.

Inventors: Liu; Jia-Hau (Tu-cheng, TW), Hsieh; Fu-Pin (Tu-cheng, TW)

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

International Classification: H01K 7/00 (20060101); H01K 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00