Patent Number: 8,870,605

Title: Socket connector with multi insertion directions

Abstract: A socket connector includes an insulative housing, a number of conductive contacts received in the insulative housing and a protection cover. The insulative housing defines a number of contact-receiving slots. Each contact-receiving slot opens to both a top surface and a front surface of the insulative housing. Each conductive contact includes a contacting portion received in a corresponding contact-receiving slot, and a termination portion extending beyond the insulative housing. The contacting portion includes a pair of contacting sections each forming a recess on a front edge adjacent to said front surface of the insulative housing. The protection cover is disposed to the bottom of the insulative housing.

Inventors: Hung; Yung-Chih (Jhonghe, TW), Tai; Hung-Chi (Jhonghe, TW)

Assignee: Alltop Electronics (Suzhou) Ltd.

International Classification: H01R 13/10 (20060101)

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