Patent Number: 8,814,588

Title: Electrical connector with locking portions for an inserting component

Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating housing defining a mating slot, a plurality of conductive terminals retained in the insulating housing and a shielding shell attached to the insulating housing. The terminals include contacting portions exposed to the mating slot and solder portions. The shielding shell includes a pair of connecting portions integrally extending in the mating slot, a locking portion integrally extending from each connecting portion and exposed to the mating slot and a releasing portion integrally extending from each connecting portion to the shell with an operating portion at one outer side of the connector. The locking portions move away from the mating slot in response to a movement of the releasing portions to the mating slot.

Inventors: Wang; Cheng-Wei (New Taipei, TW), Hsu; Hsiu-Yuan (New Taipei, TW)

Assignee: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01R 13/627 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018