Patent Number: 9,431,734

Title: Receptacle connector connected to a printed circuit board

Abstract: A receptacle connector (100) includes an insulative housing (1), a number of contacts (2) retained in the insulative housing, a metal shield (3) covering the insulative housing, a metal plate (4) assembled to the metal shield along a vertical direction perpendicular to the mating direction, and an insulative cover (5) fully molded over the metal shield and partly molded over the metal plate. The metal plate defines a pair of closed slits (412) behind a rear face of the insulative housing. The insulative cover terminates at the closed slits in a mating direction along which a mating plug connector is inserted.

Inventors: Guo; Jing-Jie (Kunshan, CN), Lin; Wen-Zhang (Kunshan, CN)


International Classification: H01R 12/72 (20110101); H01R 13/405 (20060101); H01R 13/6594 (20110101); H01R 12/77 (20110101); H01R 13/6581 (20110101); H01R 12/71 (20110101); H01R 12/70 (20110101); H01R 43/24 (20060101); H01R 43/18 (20060101); H01R 12/50 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 2020-08-30 0:00:00