Patent Number: 7,819,675

Title: Grounding member for cable assembly

Abstract: An cable assembly (100) includes an insulated housing (1) extending along a front-to-back direction; a plurality of contacts (2) arranged in a row and supported by the insulated housing, said contacts including three grounding contact members spaced by two pair of signal contact members; a cable (4) including two juxtaposed differential wire pairs (41) respectively enclosed by conductive shielding portions (43); a grounding member (3) including a main portion (31), three finger portions (33) extending forwardly from a front side of the main portion and two arm portions (32) formed at lateral sides of a rear segment of the main portion, said grounding member (3) securely engaged with the cable via the two arm portions thereof griping the conductive shielding portions; and the finger portions soldered to the grounding contact members, and inner conductors of the differential pairs soldered to the signal contact members, respectively.

Inventors: Ko; David Tso-Chin (Fullerton, CA), Tsai; Yen-Chao (Tu-Cheng, TW), Wang; Tao (Kunshan, CN)

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

International Classification: H01R 4/66 (20060101)

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