Patent Number: 7,819,688

Title: Integrated socket clip with rotation control tabs

Abstract: A socket adapted for electrically connecting an IC package and a PCB, comprising: a body mounted on the PCB for electrically connecting the IC package, a holder mounted on the PCB and beside the body and a clip for retaining the IC package in the body. The clip has two hook portions by which the clip pivotally assembles to the holder. The hook portion has an arched portion and a tab extending from the arched portion, the tab can abut against the holder to prevent the clip from over-rotation.

Inventors: Terhune, IV; Albert Harvey (Chandler, AZ), Wertz; Darrell (Chandler, AZ), Szu; Ming-Lun (Tu-cheng, TW), Howell; David Gregory (Gilbert, AZ)

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

International Classification: H01R 13/62 (20060101)

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