Patent Number: 7,819,693

Title: LGA socket having improved standoff

Abstract: An LGA socket includes an insulative housing, a number of conductive terminals received retained in the housing, a stiffener surrounding the insulative housing, a load plate and a load lever pivotally assembled to the stiffener, and a locking mechanism. The locking mechanism includes a screw attached to the stiffener in a horizontal direction and a washer attached to the support plate in a vertical direction. The locking mechanism is attached to the stiffener before the LGA socket mounting to a printed circuit board.

Inventors: Polnyi; Igor (Aurora, IL)

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

International Classification: H01R 13/73 (20060101); H02B 1/01 (20060101)

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