Patent Number: 8,870,586

Title: Receptacle connector, plug connector and connector assembly thereof with improved locking structure

Abstract: The present invention provides a connector assembly including mateable receptacle connector and plug connector. The plug connector includes a plug insulative housing, a number of plug contacts and a resilient locking member mounted to the plug insulative housing. The locking member includes a front section positioned on the plug insulative housing and a pressing section extending backwardly and upwardly from the front section. The front section includes a first locking protrusion having an inclined first guiding surface and a first locking surface. When the plug connector is inserted in the receptacle connector, the first locking protrusion is downwardly movable under the drive of the pressing section so as to lock with the receptacle connector.

Inventors: Wang; Tao (KunShan, CN), Wu; Lin (KunShan, CN), Cheng; Wei-Ya (KunShan, CN)

Assignee: Lanto Electronic Limited

International Classification: H01R 13/627 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00